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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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Herxheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I stayed at Bella's for one night and from the beginning felt like an inconvenience to the owners. The beds are the worst I have ever slept in during many months of budget traveling and the noise kept me up until 4am. I got 2 hrs of sleep before having to get up to catch my boat at 7am and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Amazing atmosphere. No reception, no nothing, just do whatever you want! We camped in the garden in front of the hostel and it was really cool (and cheap). The dorms are good too though. The communal kitchen is well-equipped and the people there are really friendly. Watch out for the crocodile in the yard though.

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