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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is hard to give this place a 2, because the people working there are great, and with some upgrades it could probably be one of the best hostels I have been to. But the beds are terrible, with sheets that come of during the night. The bathrooms are to few, and very basic. And the poor hammocks are falling... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beds are uncomfortable. Washing facilities were very basic. Windows not secure so prepare for Mosquitos. Had to encourage staff to remove protruding nail from the stairs ..., good location though and much quieter than d McNastys across the road.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our 4 nights at bellas, we had a spacious private room, although I think we lucked out a bit with this as the others we saw didn't seem so roomy. Guy running the hostel is open and friendly, allowing guests to use the facilities on the day of check out after they have left their rooms. A nice touch.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bella's is a cool place, its not as turn up as the dirty mcnasty hostel but you still can chill out, have a drink and meet people ( and mcnasty is next door so you can always go there to party). I wish I'd done Jacob and shoorty's snorkeling and fishing tour. I went for the tour of the really... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Not a particlarly outstanding place, particularly considering the price. We had the AC room which was a blessing but was very cramped and the beds were awful. The bathroom situation is oretty poor too, with just two bathrooms for the entire hostel. Upsides are the staff (manager very helpful, although definitely stoned most of the time), the snorkel tour and... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Nice place with free kayaks (quite expensive to hire otherwise). The facilities are good and place has a chilled vibe. The owners are very friendly (even let us borrow their spear gun). Plenty of places to sit, inside and out and cleaned daily. Easy place for meeting people and dorms are very spacious. Recommend staying here while on caye caulker

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I stayed at Bellas for just under a week and had a great time. It's a great place to stay if you want to meet new people and party. Everyone hangs out in the lounge area or outside in the hammocks and is incredibly friendly. The owners are really laid back and helpful and you can stay for as long... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We made a quick trip out to San Ignacio to see some ruins. This was a great hostel to stay in. My friend and I stayed up in "the attic" where it's a 3 bed hostel room. It was great because it was like my friend and I had our own private room. The hostel owner was really helpful too.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We can understand why young travelers wish to stay here - it's easy-going, has excellent snorkeling trips and a friendly staff. But for us it was too basic e,g, the bathroom facilities and the obviously no-frills bedrooms. We only stayed one night and then moved on. Obviously we were too old and weary to enjoy what the place had to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 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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