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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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Knoxville, Maryland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose Pook's Hill due to its location in the jungle and close access to the ATM Cave. It was perfect for us. Thankfully we had a driver in a proper vehicle to get us up the rough road to the lodge. We were greeted by Kate, who was lovely. Our bags were taken to our cabana and Kate took... More 

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Punta Negra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at Pooks Hill was superb! The setting is carved out of the middle of the jungle and is gorgeous. Birds, monkeys, and butterflies abound and could be seen without even leaving the bar for those that do not like to stray far from comfort. Food was great, staff welcoming and helpful and the ability to grab a tube... More 

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Cleveland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One this for sure: Pook's Hill Lodge is not for everyone: It's isolated, difficult to get to, and not luxurious. But if you are a bit adventurous, and are looking for a truly unique jungle lodge experience, then Pook's Hill Lodge is pretty terrific. To get to PHL, you can either fly into Belmopan and have them pick you up,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really appreciated the evening group meals. Pook's Hill has a comfortable home-away-from-home feel that we appreciated even more when we went other places that were not as friendly. Accommodations are not luxurious, but they are definitely ample. We were more than pleased with our experience.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Pooks Hill is definitely unique! I picked this lodge because of its proximity to the ATM caves. Our cave tour was AMAZING as we were the first to have access to the caves in the morning, being so close. We had the cave to ourselves for a solid 1.5 hours before we even saw another group. I didn't get to... More 

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Yorba Linda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

What a great place, Vicky is an outstanding host, our bird guide Mike couldn't have been better, he drove us all over Belize, and boy did he know his birds! Three meals were prepared for you each day (if you were there) all very good. The rooms were clean and the hot water was hot. Last, but not least, Kate's... More 

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We stayed here with friends of Vicky's and had a fantastic time. Vicky and her staff are warm and friendly as well as incredibly knowledgeable, the setting is fab and if you are happy to sit in the darkness once everyone has gone to bed you get a great sense of being right in the jungle. Rooms are simple but... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We went there for 6 days to explore the caves, maya ruins and jungle. The huts and lodge are simple but very clean. Likewise the food is simple but always very good. Lots to do around; excllent athmosphere with all guests comingling; very good and friendly guides; charming hostess, and lots to see and do. We enjoyed our stay very... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Fantastic stayed in the bird walk cabana great accommodation however it is simple but the jungle makes it . Group dining is fun. Honesty bar is great. Be aware of mosquito even in the middle of the day. Vicky and staff extremely helpful and make you feel at home.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

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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