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Shirley's Guest House

Caye Caulker 00106-4000, Belize
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Shirley's Guest House
Ranked #22 of 30 Caye Caulker B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
190 reviews 190 reviews
35 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Firstly, it's worth mentioning that we called 14 different hotels/hostels/guesthouses the day before we arrived on Caye Caulker, as it was so difficult to find anywhere with availability. In other words, make sure you call and book in advance, especially if you're on a budget. We were happy with our stay at Shirley's as she was a great host and... More

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Gilmer, Texas
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12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012 via mobile

As of 1/2011: This place is very simple. No tv, AC or Internet, but it's on a great, secluded part of the island. Open the windows and the ocean breeze comes flying in! These are basically cabins, 2 separate rooms sharing a bathroom. Some are singles. It's clean and Shirley keeps the place looking nice. It has a big open... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012 via mobile

Shirley was helpful but not intrusive. The cabin was basic but clean. The grounds were the best. Shade and lounging chairs in the sand. Hammock on the porch was the best. Near the airport, but frequent small planes in and out were fun to watch. Shirley pointed out Good places to eat and even shared a book when I finished... More

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New York City
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

I recently stayed in Shirley's for 5 nights with my partner and a friend. We had both sides of the duplex cabin, each with private bath, hot water shower, refrigerator and coffee maker. The two of us had also stayed in the same cabin in 2004. Shirley's place was just as beautiful and relaxing as we remembered it. The cabins... More

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Albany, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2010

We stayed at Shirley's place for two nights. The rooms are clean, with hot water, a small fridge and a fan which we didn't even use. There are only a few cabins located at a good distance from each other. The common area has chairs under palm trees with great ocean views. If you are an early bird you can... More

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Leeds
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2010

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Shirley's. It's located in a peaceful part of the island and is a fantastic place to chill out. Shirley was extremely kind and helpful. She gave fabulous advice about which trips to do and places to eat. The cabins were cozy and comfortable. We had our room made up every day and were given... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2010

Our recent stay at Shirley's was wonderful. Having researched the island, we were able to walk directly to Shirley's right off the water taxi. It was a bit of a hike but worth it to us to be away from the village. The rooms are clean and basic. The hot water is well worth the wait. (It takes several minutes... More

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NYC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2010

When we first arrived at Shirley's Guest House and saw the room, my friend and I were impressed with how quiet it was, the cleanliness of the rooms was acceptable, and we were so weary from checking out room after room that we decided it would be a relief to just pay and set down our bags so we could... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2010 via mobile

Seemed like the perfect spot to have a quiet vacation, but it turned out to be a nightmare. The owner, Shirley, will wake you up every morning so she can clean your room (what's a vacation without some long sleeps?!) This was especially uncomfortable because she will open your room's door while you're sleeping. I advice you to ask for... More

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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2009

We have chosen Shirley's based on positive reviews, but we were disappointed. While we stayed there it was almost impossible to get to that place. Everything was flooded. And since it is quite a walk away from town, it wasn't great fun to go out to dinner at night. We also got the worst bug bites at nights. Since we... More

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Additional Information about Shirley's Guest House

Address: Caye Caulker 00106-4000, Belize
Location: Belize > Belize Cayes > Caye Caulker
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Ranked #22 of 30 B&Bs / Inns in Caye Caulker
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A quiet location, every room with a sea and sunrise view, Shirley's Guest House is the perfect choice for your relaxing vacation. Adults only --- that's how we keep it quiet! All rooms have refrigerators and coffee pots, but no cooking facilities. All restaurants are in walking distance. ... more   less 

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