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Bella's Backpackers

Crocodile Street, Caye Caulker, Belize
Bella's Backpackers
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

No review about the hostel as I didn't stay here but have to highly recommend my snorkeling experience. Jacob and Shorty were recommended by another person and it certainly lived up to what I was told. These guys really know their stuff, they're very entertaining but very professional. We were fortunate to sight 2 Manatees amongst everything else and it's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

At this hostel you can book the best snorkling tour. If you don't stay here, still book the tour! We really enjoyed the snorkeling tour with Jacob and Shorty. We say orange turtles, the west-indian manatee and we swom with sharks! This is definitely the best snorkling tour you can get on the island.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

After being greeted on arrival at the water taxi, our stay at Bella's was excellent. Nice chilled hostel, really welcoming and accommodating, you can use the canoes and bikes for free. Jeff was really helpful, Plus, Baby Jasper is adorable. A must if you want a good time on Caye Caulker

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My boyfriend and I had arranged a private room with Bella's 3 days prior to our arrival and when we got to the hostel that night, we were told we did not have a room and there was no space left. The "manager" then had to go through his emails and find our conversation we had, eventually realized his mistake... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I loved Bellas. Amazing people, sweet caribbean flair, nice kitchen. One of my favourite hostels in Central America. hang out with other travellers, play some music an drink tasty belizean rum. Amazing time. Bathroom and toilette was cleaned everyday.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Bad: toilet situation is disgusting. Frequently no working water, clogged toilets and filthy showers/toilets. No breakfast option. Good: nice communal areas with hammocks, next door to dirty mcnasty's.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The accommodation is average - very stuffy in the loft, however Bella's is as cheap as you're likely to find on Caulker and a nice chilled atmosphere. Owner/staff very laid back and easy going. Hostel has a kitchen and an outside area with hammocks. I'd stay there again. Myself and a couple of friends booked the snorkel tour through the... More 

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Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Beautiful location, near the seaside. Gentle and kind hosteler. Simple spartan different rooms and dorms, in a wooden house. BUT.. just one bathroom in the whole hostel (!!!!!!!!!!!) , not clean at all and really crowded sometimes.

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Seville, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I had a great time here and met some good people, its very sociable and easy to meet other travellers. There are things that could have been better though, the kitchen was small and not very well equipped. The hammocks outside needed a good wash. However despite these small problems my overall experience there was awesome.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We stayed in one of the private rooms outside of the main hostel dorms. We had a fan and plenty of space. Originally we only planned to stay for two nights but ended up staying for 5 as we felt so at home. Extremely easy going and a great social place to meet people and party.

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