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Maya Mountain Lodge

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3/4 mile Cristo Rey Road, San Ignacio, Belize
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Des Moines, Iowa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the lodge for 4 night. Surroundings were peaceful. Staff was excellent. Food was great. Reasons to stay: Close proximity to town. (Not really walkable but 2 minutes by car or motorcycle.) You're close enough that it's convenient but far enough to relax in a peaceful environment. Quiet accommodations. Dinner was very good each night. Tours can pick... More 

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london
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9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were blown away by how welcoming the owner and his staff were. So accommodating with meals, and has a real home-from- home feel with the guest fridge where you can keep your drinks if you want, as the restaurant doesn't serve alcohol. There is a supermarket down the road where you can buy beers etc. The food was excellent,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I wanted to explore San Ignacio and Maya Mountain Lodge was the perfect home base. The staff was very attentive and helpful. They arranged all of our tours and we had an excellent time on all of them. The kayaking was fantastic - a perfect mix of calm waters and small rapids. We had a great tour... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lodge was a great place to organize tours from. The location allows you to be close to Tikal (we enjoyed 4 hours there) and the ATM, we were alone in the caves before all tourist groups came. The team will help find tours for you if you are solo so you can join up and enjoy what you want... More 

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Maya Mountain Lodge for just one night in March. A note to travelers looking for a resort: this isn't it. We weren't looking for that though, so the small cottage/rooms didn't bother us at all (who stays in the room the entire time when you're in Belize anyway?!). Although we did not do any tours through the... More 

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We wanted to spend half of our honeymoon on the beach (St. George's Caye) and half on the mainland. We read good things about San Ignacio so when we got to the mainland we rented a Jeep and drove out (about an hour and a half). Since we splurged on our island accommodations, we wanted something a little more budget... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We didn't really know much about Belize or what we would enconter there. This was such a pleasant surprise! The staff is all outstanding - I'm afraid to name names for fear of forgetting someone. Everyone was pleasant, helpful, and went out of their way to make sure we enjoyed our stay and had everything we needed. The tours they... More 

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Belize City, Belize
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Rooms were small and not clean! Owner was very rude and argumentative with guests!! Left the following morning. Not at all what was advertised on website. The worst resort we have ever been to. Beware of this place, and stay away!

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BartMickler, Owner at Maya Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

These guests wanted out of their reservation so they could stay with family nearby. As they arrived at front desk they asked to get out of their reservation and be refunded fully. They threatened to give us a bad review if we didn't comply.... We allowed them a refund for all but the first night and even assisted them to... More 

Londra
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We had an excellent stay at Maya Mountain and we have been taken care of since arriving at Belize Airport. The lodge is set in lush jungle grounds with several types of trees and birds, while still very close to town. We stayed in one of the double bedrooms and, although a bit small and old, they are still nice... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The Staff (including owner) are extremely helpful and knowledgable about the area helping you choose an adventure and booking if necessary. The food at their restaurant is all made fresh and is delicious. You have a choice from their theme night dinner or off the menu. Highly recommend staying here and would stay there again if ever back

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