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Hobbies Hideaway

Certificate of Excellence
Main Island road, Sandy Bay | Turn off main road, 600 Yards to Secluded Beach, 11011, Honduras
Hobbies Hideaway
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Little Elm, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just spent a great week with John and Sue at Hobbies Hideaway. Unit was clean and well equipped. Personal, first-rate service from John, Sue and Ronald. All were very accommodating. John provided airport transfer service with a grocery stop along the way. Kayak or easy swim from the dock to great snorkeling. Beautiful views, stunning sunsets. Private, quiet location. Easy... More 

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Maryville, Tennessee
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is in a very untouched part of the north coast area away from the usual tourist zones.(West End) The three rooms I saw are clean, simple, and well stocked. Plumbing worked fine, beautiful rustic wood patio area to hang out. Nice long pier to go out on. John offers both walk and stalk bone fishing flats and inshore... More 

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Ridgeville, South Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Our main purpose for our two week trip to roatan island was to snorkel a healthy reef. We were pleased with the variety of beautiful fish and sea creatures and corals and sea plants. We are avid snorkeled and found the reef in front of this place to be more beautiful than any we have seen. What we were not... More 

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Elgin, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

You couldn't ask for a better location. The secluded private beach was wonderful. The hosts were so helpful and accommodating. We were also there for the holidays with Kristalynpeace and the pie was delicious.It was a peaceful and amazing vacation. Thanks John and Sue for letting us visit your paradise. It even has hot water. Loved it. Thanks again. Fyi......get... More 

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

hello Elaine, Thank you for your review. It's more of a award for Hobbies Hideaway to ensure your stay with us is a memorable one. From our comfortable apartments,island hospitality,saving you time and money while visiting . It's all about you having a memorable vacation time. Thanks for staying with us and hope to see you next year. John and... More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Loved the location and complimentary snorkel trip and access to kayaks. We spent a week during the holidays and really enjoyed soaking in the sun on the pier and taking walks on the beach. John and Sue were most helpful--even taking us into town for groceries and baking a pie for guests on Christmas. Many thanks!

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello C and C. thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We certainly try to have our guests enjoy a little bit of paradise. Hope you'll return next year. John and Sue More 

West Bend, WI
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We had a wonderful time and John and Sue were excellent hosts. We love snorkeling and the snorkeling was excellent. The room was clean and comfortable. There is a detailed report at this link: http://forums.locogringo.com/tm.aspx?m=1592066 We will be going back to Roatan in the future.

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Chris and Cindy, WOW !! Thank you for the follow-up with a review. Having traveled to many vacation spots you really put Roatan as it is. Loved your link with the pictures of our reef area in front of the apartments. The Octupus picture is great. Elusive but you found him in the grass areas close to the reef.... More 

Irving, Texas
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122 reviews 122 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My wife and I stayed 10 days at Hobbies this September. The location is outstanding. The hideaway is located on your own private beach with plenty of coconut trees and beautiful flowers surrounding the property. Our rental was a one bedroom complete with kitchen,air-conditioning, Wi-Fi,big screen TV with cable and a very comfortable king-size bed. When we weren't scuba diving... More 

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Grant, Thanks a lot for your review. Coming from a seasoned traveler it means a lot to us. It's more of our reward for Hobbies Hideaway to ensure your stay with us is a memorable one. From our affordable comfortable private beach front apartments to our guidance for helping save you time and money while diving on Roatan. IT'S... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My family and I spent 2 weeks in Roatan, staying at Hobbies Hideaway, and had a great time. John and Sue were great hosts, looked after us very well and gave us great advice. Our apartment was quiet, clean and comfortable. It was also kid-friendly. The nearby reef is easily accessible for snorkeling, and 5 minutes in one of Hobbie's... More 

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Patrick and Mary , Thanks for the review. For a family vacation you all certainly covered a lot of ground while staying with us. Happy the kids saw lots of marine life on the reef in front of the apartments. Surely a vacation they will remember. Please return soon. john and Sue More 

Roatan, Honduras
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My husband and I have stayed with John and Sue twice. The first time we chose Hobbie's Hideaway because of its proximity to the property where we were building our home. We loved the beach and the grass flats where Ron could fish for permit and I could swim from the pier and walk the long beach in both directions... More 

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello to new islanders. Many of our visitors have decided to invest or retire here. Roatan is beautiful for some. Roatan is not the mainland Honduras . Here on the island crime is kept at bay with a strong support from our tourist police. The Sandy Bay area is quiet and tranquil with private beach areas You certainly choose a... More 

Syracuse, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My wife and I spent a week at Hobbies Oct. 4-11th. We were lucky enough to have the place to our selves. The location could not be any better, it is true paradise!!!! We went in not expecting resort type setting and we got what we expected!! The apartment is roomy for 2 people and has about everything you could... More 

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello S. thank you for a good review, Our attractiveness is support by good people. We are not a 5 star condominium with high pricing. You said it well. Value first, low price but all the amenities of a 5 star hotel. Tranquil location, private beach area, and comfortable apartments on the beach.. As noted you can not measure hospitality... More 

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