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Pook's Hill Lodge

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PO Box 14, Belmopan, Belize
Pook's Hill Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I recently spent a few days at Pook's Hill. It was the highlight of our trip! The owner, Vicky, and her staff were extremely welcoming, friendly, and knowledgeable about the local flora and fauna. Speaking of which, the lodge is nestled right in the jungle so the bird watching is out of this world, howler monkeys are... More 

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Egremont, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lodge is amazing, we stayed for 3 nights in a bird cabana, the accommodation was clean and comfy and surprisingly free of bugs considering that we were located right in the rainforest. The bumpy road to arrive at the site is more than worth it, you are located in what I would call a peaceful spot, but it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great experience! My teenage son & I went to have an adventure and we certainly did. Our welcome was warm and friendly. Owner, Vicky, and her son, Matt made us feel like we were family. From Pook's Hill, we hiked in the rainforest, bird watched, canoed the Macal River, traveled to the Actun Tunichil Muknal cave, the Xunantunich... More 

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Blue Hill, Maine
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Pook's Hill because we thought we could have some "down" time and wander around their 300± acres without going out on "expeditions" every day and we needed the "down" time. That worked out perfectly. This is the best birding place I have ever been! Almost every morning they have an experienced local bird guide to take whoever... More 

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Leicester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautifully located eco-lodge is about five miles down a gravel track from the western highway (take the signposted turning at Teakettle) and is run by the charming Vicki who owns and manages this small reserve as an ecologial buffer zone between the increasing plantation development outside Belmopan and the Tapir Mountain reserve. We stayed here for four nights as... More 

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful 2 night visit here in this thoughtfully managed Eco resort.We were met in Dangriga by the owners chatty and personable son Matt who drove us to Pooks Hill along the Western "Hummingbird " Highway which allowed us to see some of Central Belize. The last 6 miles or so was along a bumpy dirt road track... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Stayed at Pook's Hill Lodge for 3 nights and loved every minute of it! Vicki is the ultimate host and was able to accommodate every request with a smile. The rooms were very clean and comfortable. The food was very good and served buffet style - they keep replenishing so you definitely won't go hungry. We met a lot of... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The journey to the hotel is quite something - while the location says Belmopan, it's actually a fair distance off road from there. But this just adds to the lovely feeling of seclusion from the outside world. The hotel is beautifully appointed and has great amenities despite its location. In the main building, you can find maps of the various... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Pook's was beautiful! We stayed in one of the birdhouses, and had a beautiful room, great nights sleep, and plenty of privacy. The owner and staff are amazing and friendly, and are more than helpful. Hook up with Mario for Bird watching even if you aren't that into birds, he knows them all and it was very interesting. Meals and... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Pook's HIll made our trip to Belize amazing. It's about a two hour drive from the airport, but you're definitely getting the full Belize jungle experience. The lodge is located in the foothills of the Tapir Mountains and about five miles from the main road. During our four day stay we saw so many different kinds of birds, toucans, hummingbirds,... More 

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