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Aguada Hotel

Western Highway, Santa Elena, Belize
Aguada Hotel
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kelowna, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A pretty undiscovered and little advertised hotel in Santa Elena, with friendly staff, great food at the hotel and a nice pool to dip and relax after sight seeing, doing tours or simply to hang out. Nice rooms, relaxed atmosphere. The ice coffee was the best we had this trip and the wonderful lady turned on the whole valentine lighting... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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122 reviews 122 reviews
31 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Aguada is the San Ignacio hotel used by Tucan Tours but it is actually in nearby Santa Elena. It is located in a nearly rural location near a busy road. It is a bit tired but still I thought it was fine. We had Room 14 upstairs over the pool in the original block. It was clean and the... More 

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Lancashire
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77 reviews 77 reviews
30 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms do not have any glass in the windows, some have shutters and some have just a wire mesh netting. The noise from outside is deafening! A combination of the cockerels, birds, barking dogs and swimming pool pumps does not make for a pleasant nights stay! The rooms are very basic but the pool area and lake are beautiful.... More 

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BelizeQueen42, General Manager at Aguada Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your concerns with us. All of our rooms including the one you stayed in have glass windows. Maybe the window was extremely cleaned that you didn't realize it was there. There are sliding glass in some rooms while glass louvers in other rooms. All the rooms have screens for bug control. We are surrounded by many... More 

Vaughan, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights while visiting the Cayo district. The room was very clean and we got fresh clean towels everyday. This was a good hotel for us as they have a small playground for the kids and the pool was big enough for them to go in without us and not have to worry. It is centrally... More 

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Kimball, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We stayed here for four nights while exploring the Cayo area. There are two bright spots to our visit, Julie and the young man that turned on the coffee early one morning. This hotel is older which is fine, but a little bit of maintenance would go a long way in improving aesthetics. The pool is clean, but very small... More 

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BelizeQueen42, General Manager at Aguada Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your sharing your comments with us. The hotel is located in the center of the twin town of Santa Elena and at times you will hear the local sounds of living in a third world country which includes animals and so forth. Our local government has laws pertaining to noise and unfortunately loud music can be played... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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638 reviews 638 reviews
174 hotel reviews
749 helpful votes 749 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Stayed here for 2 night as part of a Tucan tour. It's a nice hotel, staff were really nice. We had breakfast one morning which was very good- French toast and bacon. We had dinner in the hotel one day and it was good too. The rooms upstairs are apparently much nicer and bigger. We had a room downstairs not... More 

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Tacoma, WA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We stayed three nights and one night we woke to pounding on the door - Security had seen us earlier, remembered our room number and he came knocking. We had unknowingly left the back window down on our rental car, it was raining, and it was 1 am! There are so many things that could have gone wrong and we... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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222 reviews 222 reviews
16 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Went here for a meeting of Ex-Pats for lunch and Christmas party. Unexpectedly beautiful place. Great food. We had the beer battered shrimp, Whole Snapper, BLT, nachos, and hamburgers for the kids. By far the best was the snapper. Excellent prices. Delicious home-cooked food. A little off the beaten path, but Well worth finding. The outdoor patio is surrounded by... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My friend and I stayed her for 3 nights. We were late getting into town and called to let them know that we would be arriving after 9pm. They told us the keys would be with security and they would check us in, it was great that they were so accommodating. The room had all of the basics and a/c.... More 

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BelizeQueen42, General Manager at Aguada Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review and we hope you can join us again. More 

Santa Cruz, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I stayed at this hotel with 3 other ladies and a 2 year old. We got one of the upstairs " suites" . It was a great room and comfortable. It had an out dated tv that needed a remote to operate (obtained at front desk later) It had two entrances one on the pool side (1 bedroom )and one... More 

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BelizeQueen42, General Manager at Aguada Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review. Just to clarify, the room was NOT a suite. It is called our family standard unit. The guest that you traveled with normally get the pond side suites which includes, microwaves, mini fridges, sitting section but unfortunately they were all sold out. We will most definitely add a side lamp for better lighting for... More 

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