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Western Hwy. | Santa Elena, Belize
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Aguada Hotel
Ranked #27 of 45 Cayo B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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65 reviews 65 reviews
10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

While I haven't stayed there as a guest, I have attended a few functions and parties at the Aguada. They have a great location, ice cold beers and one of the best pools for an afternoon dip. I highly recommend it for travelers and locals alike.

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San Ignacio, Belize
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216 reviews 216 reviews
27 hotel reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

What a great time we all had at the Aguada a month ago! It was a birthday party, and we had the whole hotel blocked off because of it. The grounds are really nice, and yes, there is an agauda on site; a little pond with turtles and some fish in it. The party went fantastically, and the food and... More

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San Francisco
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

located just outside Santa Elena with easy access to the ruins and cave tubing. Room was large with two queen beds and a single! All public areas were clean and well maintained, pretty gardens with pond and turtles! nice pool although you had to use your bath towels for the pool. We only ate breakfast there - which was not... More

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Lebanon In
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This is such a nice place to stay. Very clean and well maintained. The grounds are gated and very pretty. Nice and clean rooms. Very nice swiming pool. There is a huge thatch roof cabania area to sit and relax. There is nice tables to sit and eat as well. There is a resturant and bar also inside. I love... More

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London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
59 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Stayed here as part of a group trip, so cannot comment on value Positives - Large rooms (some with Fridges/microwaves) - Clean - Quiet Negatives - Need to take a taxi into town (its cheap tho, so not a problem) - Staff not overly helpful/friendly While not a problem with the hotel, the optional excursions in Santa Elena/San Ignacio are... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

Nice 2nd floor room, but they have an ant problem. Nice pool and pond. Some huge iguanas hanging out there. 10 min walk to groceries, 30-40 min to restaurants. The in-hotel restaurant is pretty good. Weak wifi signal does not reach most of the rooms.

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BelizeQueen42, General Manager at Aguada Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We apologize for mother's nature issues with ants. We have had a serious ant issue not only at the hotel but all over Belize. They are trying to avoid the rain and run for cover. We do our best to control them but we can't fight mother nature. Note, the ants are a bit of a... More

Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Stayed here as part of a tour. The rooms are clean and the bathroom is mould free which is fantastic. They have comfortable beds - not as rock hard as the other places we stayed. Wifi is a bit slow and drops out every so often. Shower pressure is good and water is hot. Reception staff unfortunately is rude with... More

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BelizeQueen42, General Manager at Aguada Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments. We pride ourselves on our staff especially our front desk personal that has been with us for several years. I do wish that you would have brought it to the managements attention. I hope you continue to enjoy your tours throughout Central America. More

Rocky Mountain House, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

I have stayed here on several occasions. Everytime it has been almost excellent. There is some bug problems but far less than most places I have stayed at in Belize. The pool is excellent. Well maintained. The restaurant is good, more expensive than uptown but always good food. Service is excellent. The location is out of the way somewhat It... More

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BelizeQueen42, General Manager at Aguada Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do try our best with the bug issue in our area. It is hard when everyone including those with little legs are trying to get out of the rain. We continue to work on that issue. Thanks for staying with us. More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We stayed at the Aguada for a week. The rooms were really clean, air conditioned, and quiet. The pool was excellent, and there is a cute little pond full of bullfrogs, tadpoles, turtles, and plants, which provided us with entertainment. The hotel is in Santa Elena (the twin town of San Ignacio), but it is an inexpensive, short cab ride... More

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Wailuku Heights, Hawaii, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We originally were booked at the Canal Pech Resort, but after one night, I begged to leave due to infestation of ants and little water pressure in showers. Although the view was beautiful, it wasn't worth the $$$. The restaurant was sub par and service was lacking. The hotel service was good. So we were recommended by ReMax agent John... More

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Address: Western Hwy. | Santa Elena, Belize
Location: Belize > Cayo
Also Known As:
Aguada Hotel Cayo
Aguada Hotel Belize/Cayo

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