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Savanna Guest House

Mile 28 Western Highway | Near Belize Zoo, Belize City, Belize
Savanna Guest House
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Yorkshire
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84 reviews 84 reviews
35 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights at the end of our Belize tour and it was a fabulous experience. Run by Richard & Carol, both wildlife film makers, it is a lovely guest house with cooking facilites etc. Rooms are large and clean, with hammocks and places to hang out. Worth a visit if you are in the area Richard... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great night's stay at the Savanna Guest House, on our way from Belize airport to rainforest. We happily learned about Richard and Carol Foster's contribution to nature and wildlife photography/videography. Accommodations are really lovely - very comfortable, rustic and authentic. Richard drove us to and picked us up from Cheers for a wonderful dinner. Loved the pond with on-site crocodiles... More 

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Memphis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were greeted by the owner Richard upon arrival. It is a lovely place! The rooms are clean and tidy, very unique. You have a feeling of sleeping as close to nature without actually camping. There is a full kitchen below where we were greeted with fresh coffee, delicious homemade banana cake, freshly slice fruit and fresh eggs. We already... More 

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Philadelphia
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

If you love nature, you will love Savanna Guest House. Conveniently located one half mile from the incredible Belize Zoo, the guesthouse is a true find. The accommodations are not fancy, but the rooms are spacious, attractive and clean. Their is a large communal kitchen where breakfast is offered daily. Guests are welcome to fresh lime juice, tea and coffee... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We can not find much about our extended trip to Belize to fault, it was an amazingly wonderful trip! The short two days we spent at the Savanna Guest House with Richard and Carol Foster, was purely marvelous, they are both wonderful hosts, and exceedingly kind and generous with their time and knowledge of Belize, the animals and the Zoo.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

When booking our first night of 6 weeks in Central America I looked for something quiet as I felt it was best to get some peace before embarking on our journey. We couldn't have been more pleased with our choice. The accommodations were pretty and comfortable and Richard and his wife Carol were lovely. Richard not only shuttled us to... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We visited Belize about a year ago and our visit to the Savanna Guest House was THE highlight of our visit. FAIR WARNING: The Savanna Guest House is off grid... you will not have air conditioning, swimming pools, televisions, or spas. There are bugs that will bite you and make you bleed, insect repellent with DEET is necessary. If any... More 

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Danville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The Guest House is located on the Savanna approx 40 min from the Airport. We had six in our party and we had the run of the house. We stayed the night before we had scheduled a VIP tour at the Zoo and it was very convenient. Richard and Carol are wonderful hosts and spent time with us and providing... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

What a great find - small and charming guest house run by natural history film makers Carol and Richard Foster. Felt privileged to stay there and to hear their stories (and to watch a couple of their acclaimed films in the well-stocked communal lounge/kitchen area). Stayed there with family after day out zip lining and cave tubing fairly close by.... More 

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Wilmington, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I can't say enough positive things about the Savannah Guest House. The Fosters are spectacular hosts. There is something very unique about their location and venue; you can feel you body relax while you're there. It's the antithesis of the frenetic "Resort feel" you sometimes get at other tourist destinations. Very peaceful and relaxed. Their knowledge and advice about the... More 

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