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Hickatee Cottages

Travelers' Choice award winner
Mile 1.5, Ex-Servicemen Road | (Aka Boom Creek Road), Punta Gorda ..., Belize
Hickatee Cottages
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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bj
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hickatee Cottages are perfect. Ian and Kate have strived to create an environment that is private and peaceful, and they have succeeded. Hickatee is close enough to town to bike, yet far enough away for tranquility. Meals on the front porch are fabulous. Guest can meet, swap stories, travel adventures, and relax. I travel alone, Ian and Kate put forth... More 

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Charlottetown, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place. The owners, Ian and Kate, have put this gem of a hotel together with attention to detail and a lot of love and care. The cottages are wonderful. They are well appointed, thoughtfully laid out. The grounds are lovely and they have all plants and trees identified with loads of reference books to review the flora... More 

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San Francisco
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed two nights at Hickatee and it would be my first choice again after seeing//staying at another hotel in town. What made Hickatee a delight was the peacefulness of the jungle (vs noisy town), the attention to detail in the rooms and shared areas (beautiful mahogany tables, fresh flowers, soft fluffy towels, comfy rooms), and wonderful hospitality from Kate... More 

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Charlottetown, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hickatee Cottages is a wonderful experience. The cabins are comfortable and tastefully decorated with all the amenities you could hope for in an off the grid experience. Ian and Kate provided delicious breakfasts and dinners in an exotic veranda setting. The peace and the jungle sounds worked together to relax and take you out of whatever reality you have come... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I had just finished camping on a Caye off the Northern part of Belize, and wanted to experience a bit of the south. I was further attracted by the idea that a road had only recently been built to connect Punta Gorda to the rest of Belize. This, I felt, would certainly be an unadulterated (ie/ heavily touristed) experience of... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Fantastic garden and forest, friendly and very helpful hosts, cant really ask for more....very wildlife friendly, excellent home cooking. Away from noise and stress the cottages is just a heaven for anyone enjoying nature.....

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic room (Wilby) with gleaming wood, large high powered hot water shower, piles of soft towels, lovely breezes, and super comfy bed. Ian took care of every detail and thought ahead and enquired to our needs. Complimentary bikes a big plus. The compound is a beautiful combo of luxury and connection with nature. Spotted howler monkeys whilst walking the extensive... More 

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Shepherdsville
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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful, small, secluded cottages in the jungle. Everything was perfect except the weather, they do have a lot of rain in Punta Gorda. The lovey couple that owner and manage this place are wonderful caring lovely people. They try their best to grant every wish and are most helpful with anything you desire. The rooms are spacious, the ambiance delightful,... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Hickatee cottages is a labour of love. Its owners are two english eccentrics who decided to start a jungle lodge in one of the many inaccessible places in Belize. They are the hotel and you will take to them and be charmed by their enthusiasm and sheer hard work and determination, or not. The property is lovely, for a jungle... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Ian & Kate maintain such a lovely place, you walk in to your cottage and you immediately feel cozy. The rooms are very clean and have great lighting. The walkways and setting for the cottages are very charming. The food was very good. For a wake up call they will deliver pressed coffee and/or tea to your cottage! Ian was... More 

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