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Hobbies Hideaway

Carretera Pavimentada Principal, Sandy Bay | Turn Off Road, 600 Yards to Secluded Beach, 11011, Honduras
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Ranked #1 of 46 Specialty lodging in Roatan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mobile, Alabama
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Hobbie's for 10 days in May and had a wonderful experience! John and Sue were great hosts and made sure that we had everything we needed. We loved having the use of the large porch in front of the rooms and spending time with other guests that were staying there at the time. In... More

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Charles, Thank you for the review, We have had doctors, a arch bishop of a church, and many professional people stay with us. You were the first American attorney. Must say you do know what is needed for your clients. Our interludes on positions was most interesting. very happy you found the accommodations to your expectations. Thanks for staying... More

Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Just got back from my third week-long stay at Hobbie’s Hideaway in three years, and I’m ready to go back for more. John and Sue were just as friendly and accommodating as my very first time there, and I really appreciate all of the thoughtful extras, especially the ride to and from the airport, the trip to the grocery store,... More

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Mike, A little late to say thanks for staying with us again ,again and again. Thanks for the review, you certainly tell it how it is. Of course each visit we get to know you and what your passions are. Next visit we'll take you to the shipwreck up in another area of the reef to the East. Fishing... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I booked Hobbies on recommendation from a friend. My husband and I have a few priorities when we travel to tropical countries: 1. Privacy away from heavy tourism 2. A rental where we can cook ourselves 3. Great snorkeling 4. Preferably on the beach Hobbies met all of our priorities and so much more. John picked us up from the... More

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Thanks Lisa , Hope you enjoy your next destination of the Samoa's. Being a world traveler we hope you will return to Roatan. Your pictures tell it all. We do have one of the best snorkeling areas on Roatan. Thank you for staying with us and we certainly enjoyed your company. Socializing on the patio with you was our reward.... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We have traveled to many countries and we have to say that John and Sue are right there on the top when you are deciding where to stay during your vacation. They were not just the hotel owners; they were people who actually cared and went out of their way to make sure we had a nice time on the... More

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello ,Thank you for staying with us. Sorry we didn't have all of your time needed. We try to make your time here at Hobbies a experience that will be a memory for years ahead. We want you to come back, Right. It's more of our reward to ensure you enjoyed your time on Roatan. Thank you for taking the... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Dear John and Sue! We can’t thank you enough for our wonderful experience at Hobbie’s Hideaway! It is a real gem. With the property located right on the beautiful beach, and the dock where you can relax in hammocks and then take a dip amazing Caribbean water that washes away all the stress and tiredness of big city. Reefs are... More

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Yeo & Olga, again thank you very much for staying with us. We hope you'll be back soon. This time we'll go after the bigger fish. We can still smell the aroma from your seasonings. We do get some good cooks at our accommodations Were very happy we were able to provide you a different attitude on a different... More

San Francisco
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Hobbies is a place to getaway from it all. The rooms are spacious, with A/C and it is so quiet day and night and we completely lost track of time. John and Sue provide snorkel gear and kayaks and there is a fun mangrove maze you can kayak to from the shore. The pier in front of Hobbies is a... More

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello E. Thank you for the review. Wish you could have stayed longer. Next year ,EH !! It's our pleasure to have you stayed at Hobbies. We try to ensure your vacation time is a memorable one. We do have some good cooks that visit with us. The apartment full size kitchens do save time and money from dinning out... More

2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This was our seventh trip to Roatan and Hobbies Hideaway. John and Sue are the best. John picks you up at the airport, takes you to the grocery store, and makes you feel right at home from the very start of your stay. I played golf this trip at the Black Pearl. John was able to arrange a discount on... More

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Micheal, Thanks for the review. Wasn't expecting another one. Thanks for to the tip for our future guests. The golf course is pristine. We do transport our guests there for golfing. Nothing like a great challenge on the course, Come back to your home away from home and enjoy the sunset while sipping on a tropical drink on the... More

Lethbridge, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Stayed at Hobbies Hideaway for 3 weeks starting at the end of Feb and definitely made the right choice. I'm sure we sound like a broken record but..."It was GREAT!" John and Sue pretty much treated us like family. Like the others are saying "The patio was a great way to meet your neighbours/family!" Also, ditto on the sand fleas/noseeums,... More

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hey Dan, thank you for posting a review. Happy that you found the place comfortable. We very much enjoyed your company on the terrace patio. The pot luck dinners were great with the other guests. Glad you came to our latitude so we could show you the islands attitude. Thanks for staying with us. Hope to see you again More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Hobbies Hideaway was fantastic!! We absolutely loved the location and John and Sue are the best. Hobbies has everything you'll need and more, from snorkelling gear, wifi, kayaks and access to the reef....all included in Hobbies very competitive rates. John and Sue go out of their way to make you feel at home, anything you need all you have to... More

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. It's more of our reward having you stay with us. Part of what we do is to ensure you enjoyed your vacation time. We don't just hand you keys. We want to make your time on Roatan a memorable one from the first day. Thank you for staying with us More

Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We stayed two weeks at Hobbies the last week of Feb and first week of March! Everything you have read is true! John and Sue are excellent hosts! They make sure you have everything you need. The free use of kayaks to paddle out to the reef or swimmingh holes was very much appreciated, so was the use of snorkel... More

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Were very pleased you found things clean quiet and comfortable. And you enjoyed your vacation time. Those sand fleas are a big problem on the whole island. We'll keep turning up the sand to make them find a new home. We have found they do like people from the north. Tasty The bug spray does... More

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Address: Carretera Pavimentada Principal, Sandy Bay | Turn Off Road, 600 Yards to Secluded Beach, 11011, Honduras
Location: Honduras > Bay Islands > Roatan
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Located in Sandy Bay,just off the main road on a secluded beachfront area that is quiet and tranquil. The white sand beach parallels the reef and inside the Roatan Marine preserve . Here is a pristine reef system with a abundance of tropical fish and corals within swimming distance from your accommodations Hobbies Hideaway offers affordable prices and a excellent location. Close to West End for the night life,bars and restaurants yet far enough away not to hear the bands at night. Coxen Hole has the new supermarkets and sovenier shops. Best prices on the island just a taxi ride away. $2.00 a person ... more   less 
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