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Hickatee Cottages

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Mile 1.5, Ex-Servicemen Road | (Aka Boom Creek Road), Punta Gorda ..., Belize
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  • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Kate and Ian were wonderful! The cottages and grounds are lovely. Excellent meals on the veranda with other guests was a highlight. Hickatee cottages make an excellent base from which to explore the many adventures available in the southern Belize area. Being out in the jungle but near to town was perfect. We saw many birds and a jaguarundi crossed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ian and Kate were super hosts ! very accommodating and friendly. went out of their way to make our stay comfortable. The Wilby suite is a super room with lovely bathroom and lounge area. we stayed 4 nights at the end of the trip and we enjoyed it very much. super guides for our activities too, get George, he was... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

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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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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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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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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