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Lower Dover Field Station and Eco Jungle Lodge

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Mile 59 Western Hwy - General Delivery | Pobox 346, San Ignacio, Belize
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Richard H Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Sorry for the late review, only just got around to it. Stayed here over the Christmas period in 2013 and had a great time. Library, pool table, mayan ruins, eating room for everyone to eat together (great food) and forest walk by the river. When me and my dad had no where to stay on Christmas day, the hosts managed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Host. Good accommodation and a very nice chicken place 2 minutes away from the hostel. The jungle can be heard at night and their will be animal noises in the morning. The dogs are very cool and act as your guide when you venture into the woods.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We heard about this lodge from fellow travelers while we were in Guatemala and we decided to come and stay for some days. This is a good place to relax, see some birds, run after the poultry, swim in the river, explore an undeveloped Maya ruin, or join some local tours to nearby attractions. The location is between San Ignacio... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

What a lovely place to stay at. Everyone was friendly, especially the owner who really took the time to make you feel part of her family. The lodge is easy to get to from the main road. Either walk or call them for a lift. There are some actual Mayan ruins on the property as well as a river and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I'll start off by saying I wish we had stayed longer. As we jumped off the bus at the appropriate mile marker we started walking down the road and were greeted by a friendly lady in a pick up truck who offered us a lift to the store and then to Lower Dover. Maddy, the owner of Lower Dover, made... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Maddy et al. were absolutely fantastic and made our stay in Belize memorable. We felt right at home the moment we arrived. Lower Dover is a treasure, with its own little hiking path, swimming hole, animals and great people. Maddy is incredible helpful and just wonderful company as well. We'll definitely be returning for our next trip to Belize.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Our stay at lower dover was a coincidence because other hostels have been fully booked but we were really happy to end up there. The area with the jungle, the river and the maya ruins is awesome and so are the owners. They gave us a guided tour through the whole area wrt the jungle, plants, animals and the ruins.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This place is amazing. The lady who runs it is super nice, the accommodations are clean and well kept, and the land is peaceful with lots of opportunities to explore out the back door of your hostel. Plus they hooked us up with an amazing guide "Ben cruise" to see the ATM cave and turns out he is one of... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

As a graduate student studying small tropical Belizean fish, I feel incredibly fortunate to have found the Lower Dover Field Station. Madeline and Bill, from the start, were incredibly warm and enthusiastic. Their lovely Field Station was primely located for my work in the nearby creeks and streams. Further, they were able to offer detailed background and guidance on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I had the most excellent trip to Belize and that was partly because of Lower Dover. The property is gorgeous and backs up to jungle paths, the river, and recently discovered Mayan ruins. The owners are fantastic and helped with all of my questions and concerns, they even help book tours and advised travel plans. I stayed in the bunk... More 

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