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PO Box 14, Belmopan, Belize
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Pook's Hill Lodge
Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Belmopan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks to the staff at Pook's Hill for a wonderful night and booking the best possible tour of ATM. We arrived just as the sun was setting and the staff immediately accommodated us with a seat in the open air lounge and a frosty beverage. Dinner and breakfast were fantastic and the rooms were beautiful. I only wish we had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there in March - good time to go - no rain or major humidity - We stayed in #10 which is larger than some of the others & you cross a bridge/stream so it is away from the rest of folks except one other casita ?#11. We went to ATM w/ tour group & it was great to... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pook's Hill was just the most amazing place to stay. First there's the tranquil jungle setting, lovely thatch cabanas, yummy food, extremely friendly and knowledgable staff and guides, home from home relaxed atmosphere and Vicky, the owner, who is an exceptional host and one of the most interesting people we've met in a long time. We went on several guided... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If it is jungle and nature you are looking for, Pooks is the place to go!! Any negative comments about Pooks were likely written by individuals who did not know what they were booking and expecting the traditional resort style accomodations. Pooks is anything but traditional in the standard sense.The Owner and Staff at Pooks are some of the friendliest... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We Definitely Recommend Staying at Pook's Hill! We took three teenagers with us and stayed three nights at Pook's Hill. It was the kid's first experience of staying in a Jungle Forest. The trails and River were great for hiking and exploring. We took the tours of Caracol and ATM Cave that were arranged by Pook's Hill. Both were great,... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is one of the most unique places to stay in Belize or Central America. Hospitality is incomparable thanks to owner Vicki, always present, as well as Mike and George, who are perfect guides for the jungle walks. Comfortable and cozy rooms, extremely pleasant and tranquil atmosphere and with only 2 hours' drive from Belize City airport it is a... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My two daughters and I were looking for a comfortable place to rest our heads as we wanted to explore the many treasures the country has to offer. Pooks Hill exceeded all of our expectations. Run by an accommodating and talented staff, every day was full of affirmations that things can be done well. The food was fresh, creative and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Unless you want to be a prisoner to the tours run by the lodge, this place has very little to offer. It is remote, but not in an exciting way, and the management thinks they are way cooler than they really are. The mosquitoes can be quite annoying, too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

What an awesome place to stay! Pook's Hill Lodge is out in the middle of the rain forest, down a 5.7 mile dirt road. It is off-grid, but you'd never know it. The staff and owners are amazingly friendly, and make the place a wonderful retreat. Happy hour is at 6 pm, and everyone gathered in the open-air lounge area... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We stayed at Pook's only one night in a Bird's Walk Cabana. We were on a budget but this was our one night splurge at an expensive, remote jungle lodge, and we picked Pook's so we could be the first into ATM (yes, it was worth being first). We went on their night jungle walk, which was fun -- lots... More

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Address: PO Box 14, Belmopan, Belize
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Location: Belize > Cayo > Belmopan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Pook`s Hill Hotel Belmopan
Pooks Hill Hotel
Pooks Hill Cayo
Pook's Hill Lodge Belize/Belmopan

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Pook’s Hill is a small eco-lodge situated within the primary rainforest of Western Belize. It borders a 7000 acre reserve and the Roaring River, and is only 4 miles from the ATM cave. Eleven thatch cabanas surround an ancient Maya site and look out over the jungle canopy. Each has a private bathroom with hot water and 24 hour electricity. Pook’s Tours offers a full range of day tours to attractions in Western Belize as well as transportation services to or from any destination in Belize and Tikal in Guatemala (it is a two hour drive from Belize City). Pook’s Hill provides visitors with truly unique jungle experiences in a breathtaking natural setting and is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the treasures of Western Belize. All management and operations at Pook’s Hill are carried out according to sustainable business practices. ... more   less 
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