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Hobbies Hideaway

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Main Island road, Sandy Bay | Turn off main road, 600 Yards to Secluded Beach, 11011, Honduras
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LA RONGE
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Floch castaways spent Christmas 2015 with John and Sue and had a blast. How can you complain while dining on a Turkey that Sue cooked in her oven or fresh baked coconut cream and key lime pies that John cooked up, while dining on the beach. Our apartment was spotless clean and cool, AC and met all our needs.... More 

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1 Thank DAVE F
Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello D. Thanks for the review. Our reward is your family being happy with your vacation. Were happy we meet your expectations As you noted ,We don't just hand you the keys and point you to a small hotel room with exorbitant charges. Our service ,hospitality,is all for you. Thank you for staying with us. I'm sure the boys will... More 

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

We had a great week in Hobbies Hideaway, John and Sue were great host. They pick us at the airport and took us to get everything we need for the week. We bought some fresh seafood and hire Inez to cook for twice (totally worthy) She made our thanksgiving seafood fest and a conch soup. The zipline is a Must... More 

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello J, thanks for the review. Our staff at Hobbies Hideaway is all about you. We try and make your vacation a memorable one. We know our island knowledge. great savings on attractions, fresh seafood,from the island fisheries, Ronalds Zip Line ,private cook and all the services we offer helped to make your day and nights. With the reef right... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

There have been so many spot on reviews for Hobbies Hideaway I don't even know where to begin. I'm giving it 5 Stars because of... Location, Location, Location! This place is secluded, has a white sand beach, and is right on the water! If you are looking for the Ritz keep looking. As others have mentioned this place has it... More 

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Thank coachwillits
Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Thanks Its good people that make Hobbies Hideaway . Mariposa has made a complete recovery from being a skin and bones no hair stray. With the vets help she has fully recovered and is a very loveable and affectionate dog. Turning out to be very protective of her property from any unwanted intruders. They just keep walking the beach. it... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

John, Sue and their 2 cuddly dogs Taboo and Mariposa, run and own Hobbies Hideaway. Their place right on the beach in Sandy Bay is in a perfect location for endless kayaking and snorkeling (we did both every day). Most days my husband and I only saw 4-5 people the entire day, peace and quiet is our idea of a... More 

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Step , Thank you very much for a comprehensive review. This certainly will help new guests enjoy their stay at Hobbies Hideaway. Roatan is Unique. It is our reward to ensure your vacation is a memorable one. Please hurry back. Thanks, Sincerely ,John and Sue,Ronald and Taboo. More 

Sarasota, Florida
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I stayed for one week Sept. 19 - 26. This was my fifth time staying at Hobbies and the second this year. (Yes, it's a little addictive!) I snorkeled the reefs out front for hours every day. There's always new great sealife to discover. I also went fishing with John and Ronnie, and we really did whack 'em. Seeing the... More 

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Thank SnorkelinMike
Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Thanks, Mike . Always good to see you return. Each visit gets better and better. Don't work to hard and thanks for everything. Wasn't expecting any thing extra. Your having a memorable time on Roatan is what's really important to us. Our guests are what makes Hobbies Hideaway. Hope to see you soon.New diving and snorkeling areas await !! .... More 

Quebec, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We had such a great 2 weeks with John and Sue. We enjoyed the property to the fullest. The dock with hamacks and star gazing, the huge patio with bbq for dinners outside, the proximity of the beautiful coral reef, the free kayaks and snorkling gear, clean rooms with functionnal AC... cannot ask for more. Add to this the most... More 

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Thank dave g
Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Dave, Thanks for such a quick review. I think you said it all Lots of fun on Roatan. We do appreciate our guests and do assist them to have a memorable vacation at Hobbies Hideaway. You guys did so much in so little of time. Congratulations on your dive certification I know you'll want to come back for the... More 

Lawton, Oklahoma
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed our trip to Roatan, John took care of us well and took us to the store for food and recommend things to do around the island, even helped us get a driver. Spent plenty of time on their deck and it's a decent but manageable swim to the reef. John will also pick you up and take you to... More 

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Thank dwv1984
Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello, thanks for the review on Tripadvisor. That's part of our personal service we offer. We certainly are happy we were able help make your vacation comfortable. Our private beach area is unique to Roatan. With West End just a $2.00 taxi cab ride you had the best of both areas, Thanks for staying with us. See you next year... More 

Rolling Hills, California
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Our trip was 5 days long. From the time we arrived at the airport to the time we left, the host in charge Melinda took it personally upon her to keep us informed and comfortable. She took us grocery shopping on day of arrival and also did a load of laundry. Voluntarily. The accommodations were right with 2 bedrooms and... More 

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Juma, Our staff and Melinda's expertise always make our guests have a wonderful time. We know the island ,the culture,and provide our guests with all sorts of information. We hope your real estate inquiries were helpful. Roatan is growing and has proven to be a good investment. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks for staying with us More 

Vancouver, Washington
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We stayed for a week in July. The unit was clean and well equipped. The hosts were spectacular. We purchased the island tour and were very pleased with the attention to detail that was given by John and Sue. We can't thank them enough for the great hospitality and knowledge of the island. I would recommend the island tour to... More 

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Thank Happy20thAnniversary
Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. All that you enjoyed is what makes us happy also. Catering to our guests and ensuring they have seen the island and its attraction is what were about.. You cannot beat our island tour,fishing or snorkeling ,diving and Ronald's zip line Thanks for staying with us. John , Sue and Ronald More 

Clovis, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Our family spent 13 wonderful days at Hobbies in the 2 bedroom unit. Definitely our sort of holiday, top notch snorkeling off the dock and Blue Island Divers are just a 5 minute walk down the beach (very professional and safety conscious). We spent early mornings snorkeling with our neighbors on the outside of the reef as our kids slept... More 

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Thank Brian G
Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Brain and Tracy and the kids. I'm a little late but hank you for the review. We enjoyed your company and the kids were great. I will never know how they found so many of the little beach hermit crabs and then named them all. Lots of fun for all. We will be supplying more beach sand castle building... More 

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