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Black Orchid Resort

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2 Dawson Lane | Belize District, Burrell Boom, Belize
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Springfield, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2011

They need to work out the kinks in their computer system. I was booked in a riverfront room and upon arrival was told there had been a mixup and my room had been given to someone else and we had to take a roadside room with absolutely no view! Did not appreciate that they didn't try to compensate me in... More 

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Arcata, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2011

This was without a doubt the most excellent vacation experience I have ever been on. The atmosphere at the Black Orchid is that of your own home. Everyone who works here only wants to make you comfortable. The food was excellent, I haven't felt like I've eaten this good in years. The quality of the cabin we stayed in was... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2011

Black Orchid Resort is the only resort that is only 15 minutes away from the airport which makes transportation very easy. In addition, free friendly taxi services between the resort and the airport is a plus. The resort is located right next to the river bank which means it is totally ideal for both water transportation and/or tour. The food... More 

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Auburn, Alabama
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2011

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night after spending 8 nights in Placencia to avoid having to drive to the airport super early in the morning from Placencia. When we first arrived, we were impressed with the beautiful grounds and setting of this resort. We had a decent lunch at the restaurant (I had the fish burger, which... More 

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Forest Hills, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2010

Maybe it was that we were charged two different room rates for two identical rooms. Maybe it was the over priced food (compared to the cheaper/way better food almost every where else in Belize). Or maybe it was the drunken bridesmaid who decided that she'd scream incoherently in the middle of the night in front of our rooms. Whatever it... More 

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Kununurra, Australia
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59 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2010

I stayed at the Black Orchid for my last night in Belize after a month of travelling around the country, purely based on Tripadvisor ratings. Upon arrival, my expectations were tested following a lack of organisation of which room I would be in (my booking stated a river view room at the garden view room rate). I decided to have... More 

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BelizeRus, Owner at Black Orchid Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your very detailed and frank review of our facilities and service, we truly appreciate your input and will act on them immediately. Indeed the directories are already in the room. You may have noticed our lounge area in the restaurant that was installed as a direct result of guest feed back. We continue to strive for perfection... More 

Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2010

My husband and I travelled to Belize for two weeks and we started our trip at the Black Orchid Resort. We were very happy with our stay here. First, It was nice and easy to get out of the airport and have Lance, from the hotel, waiting to take us straight to the resort, no need to catch a taxi... More 

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Vancouver
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42 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2010

We stayed for 2 nights at B.O.R. and frankly, I don't understand the gushing reviews found here. BOR has nothing outstanding going for it (there were a few notable staff members). We had lunch one day, the portions were so small (ceviche & fajitas), we had to order something else...when it came, it was horrible, we didn't finish it and... More 

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BelizeRus, Owner at Black Orchid Resort, responded to this review

As you may be able to discern from the overwhelming number of our guest I take tremendous care to ensure that we provide the best possible care and service for our guests at the Black Orchid Resort. Therefore when I receive a review like this one that is so diametrically different it causes me pause and a need to investigate... More 

Nebraska Sandhills
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2010

From the moment we were picked up at the airport in Belize City until we were taken to the ferry boat, we felt well cared for and that we were among friends. We stayed at the Black Orchid for 3 nights. Our sons, 19 and 22, had their own room next door to ours. The rooms were very clean and... More 

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Philadelphia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
21 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2010

After reading some positive comments on tripadvisor, we decided to book the first part of our Belize trip at the Black Orchid. We stayed there for 5 nights with a room overlooking the river. The service was very friendly. The staff in the restaurant was nice. We mostly saw Beverly, the night receptionist, since we were out on adventures during... More 

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