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The Great House

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   13 Cork Street | PO Box 85, Belize City, Belize
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Ranked #2 of 11 hotels in Belize City
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kentucky
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family and I just spent spring break week at the Great House. It is a boutique hotel across the street from the Radisson and next to the Taiwan embassy and the Delta Airlines office. This hotel used to be a guest house and was converted into a hotel. It is not handicap accessible. All rooms are on the 2nd... More

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El Paso, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After 2 excursions to the jungle nary a bite was found on our bodies. After 3 nights staying at The Great House, any and every part of our bodies that touched the sheets was covered in bug bites. 20 or more on each limb. That said, the employees were uninterested, at best, in helping. We ended up going across the... More

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Shelly020, Front Office Manager at The Great House, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing The Great House for your visit to Belize City. I am truly sorry you were not satisfied with your stay. Our rooms are checked and sprayed on a regular basis for bugs however it is not uncommon that after a single day in the jungle bug bites start to irritate that night or a day later.... More

Ottawa, Ontario
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was comfortable and spacious enough and the air conditioning was nice but a three story walk up was arduous and while the sheets were clean the pillows and duvet were not. A close walk to everything you might want to see.

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Shelly020, Front Office Manager at The Great House, responded to this review

Please accept our apologies for not meeting your expectations at The Great House. I thank you for your review as all guest comments are important to us in order to insure we meet their expectations. We are very proud of our traditional and Colonial Heritage and we do our best to maintain the look and feel of that time period.... More

Manitoba, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting place with lots of history. The room I stayed in was tired and in need of being updated and refreshed. The service in the restaurant was adequate, and leaves lots of room for improvement. A refreshment of their services and guest experience seems appropriate. I would definitely stay there again if rooms, restaurant and customer service were refreshed. They... More

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Shelly020, Front Office Manager at The Great House, responded to this review

Please accept our apologies for not meeting your expectations at The Great House. I thank you for your review as all guest comments are important to us in order to insure we meet their expectations. If your travels bring you back to Belize we do hope you would choose to stay with us again. If our service and accommodation does... More

Burbank, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our one-night stay in March. Like many others staying here we chose to avoid the standard US-style hotel (Radisson) and go for the character. This hotel had it. The rooms were spacious (and well air conditioned which is a must) and comfortable. Couldn't get the room safe to work properly. The location is great with a short walk... More

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been staying at the Great House for the last 15 years, and we are never disappointed. Michelle and the staff are great and always attentive to our needs. The large sunny balcony was our favorite place to relax and have a Beliken after a hard day of working in the Dental Clinic in Belize City. The view was... More

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Henderson, Colorado
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59 reviews 59 reviews
18 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Great House Inn for four days, using it a a central place to explore Belize by rental car. We like older hotels, with some character, instead of cookie-cutter hotels where the rooms are the same as they are everywhere else. We were not disappointed. We were on the third floor, and although a lack of elevators... More

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Spokane, WA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Great House Hotel was just what I wanted-lots of charm and not cookie-cutter like the chain hotels. Our room was darling, clean and fresh. The staff was lovely. For breakfast, we were given a voucher for the the bakery next store. Best pastries this side of France! We took our pastries and binoculars out on the porch of the... More

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Yorktown, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed only one night before catching water taxi to cayes. Beautiful building showing signs of lack of upkeep. Smokey Mermaid restaurant on ground floor has nice layout and cute bar, but big thunderstorm forced us under cover and loss of electricity caused us to skip dinner. The bottled water for drinking must be purchased at the desk, and ice comes... More

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this hotel through Expedia. Looked nice, old colonial building with wide decks. The room we were given was very disappointing. Small, well worn, musty bathroom with a view through a barred window of the building next door. Nothing plosives to say about the place.

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Shelly020, Guest Relations Manager at The Great House, responded to this review

Please accept our apologies for not meeting your expectations at The Great House. I thank you for your review as all guest comments are important to us in order to insure we meet their expectations. We are constantly improving and upgrading our facilities and the guest room you stayed in is part of our ongoing plan and has been scheduled... More

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Additional Information about The Great House

Also Known As:
The Great House Hotel Belize City
The Great House Hotel
The Great House Belize/Belize City
Address: 13 Cork Street | PO Box 85, Belize City, Belize
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Location: Belize > Belize District > Belize City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 11 hotels in Belize City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Great House 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
It would be my pleasure to welcome you to this wonderful Colonial home, which we have meticulously appointed with all the amenities for your comfort and convenience.This Belizean Landmark was built in 1927 by talented craftsmen and still retains its beauty, grace and charm. Now, this magnificent four-story colonial style residence is probably the largest classic wooden home still in existence in Belize. Originally built as a family home, this wonderful structure still provides, the warmth and comfort reminiscent of the early colonial times of Belize. Spacious verandahs allow you to relax and let go amidst the soothing embrace of the Caribbean breezes.The look and feel of yesterday with today's modern conveniences make THE GREAT HOUSE Belize's most desirable "outpost" away from home. Our colonial heritage and ambience are faithfully preserved in all of our sixteen guest rooms. Each is individually colour coordinated with a host of tasteful and comfortable appointments.From polished pine floor to fresh fruit on arrival, our guest rooms and our staff let you made the right choice. ... more   less 
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