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Carretera Pavimentada Principal, Sandy Bay | Turn Off Road, 600 Yards to Secluded Beach, 11011, Honduras
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Hobbies Hideaway
Ranked #3 of 46 Specialty Lodging in Roatan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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Roatan, Honduras
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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

Mobile, Alabama
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I returned to Hobbies Sue for a second time. That should tell you something in itself. They offer 3 apartments of different sizes, each with kitchen. This is a homey place on a great stretch of beach, where you can relax on the porch, or on the long dock and swim straight out to the reef for... More

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Mr C. Being a senior reviewer on trip advisor and a professional attorney We certainly do appreciate your review. Hobbies is unique on the island. A great value ! I quest now you'll be another couple that will be purchasing here.. Hate to lose good business but we know who to contact for other people that stay with us... More

Irving, Texas
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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. Easy access to cabs that will take you anywhere you want to go. A cab ride for two of us into West End was about... More

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Thanks Mr G. coming from a world traveler and senior reviewer. Your review is like a great thank you to us. We enjoyed your time with us als. Hospitably and value is only part of our amenities. Please hurry back. Made a good connection that wants to work with us for diving operations. Thanks ,John and Sue More

Houston, Texas
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I wanted to plan a family vacation in a safe and beautiful atmosphere where my children could learn about a different culture, the reef, animals and have some fun together. We got all of that and then some!! The kids had a fantastic time playing and learning from other Honduran children. They also got to snorkel off the pier and... More

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello M, husband and kids. Thank you for a great review. I think you said it all. We very pleased that our hospitality, and accommodations and value worked for you in a new environment. You are safe at Hobbies, The kids were great. Hope to see you again. John and Sue More

The Woodlands, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Like so many times in the past, my family and I chose, again, to stay at Hobbie's Hideaway with our fun loving hosts, John & Sue! Hobbie's offers something for each of my family members...from fishing trips for my husband and teenager, and kayaking and paddle boat time for my younger son to hammock time, rocking chairs on the massive... More

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Mel, Thanks for the post, You along with other guests continue to impress us. We really do have a little slice of paradise . Not a high end pricy hotel but just relaxing home away from home. Taut ,clean, quiet , comfortable and safe.. Great location for your kids and couples to experience a cultural exchange. I know your... More

Medford Lakes, New Jersey
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54 reviews 54 reviews
7 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you read any of my other reviews, you know that I like to stay at five star hotels. My wife likes to stay at hostels and couch surf so finding a compromise isn't always the easiest thing. Hobbies Hideaway was the perfect compromise for us and we both loved it and so did our adult children. Hobbies is run... More

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Keith, thank you for your nice post. Very happy you, your wife and adult children enjoyed Roatan. Roatan has lots to offer and you saw the highlights. We are not a five star hotel but our prices aren't either. We do offer so much more than other hotels without the cost. Our reef system is healthy do to the... More

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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

2 reviews
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

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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Hobbies Hideaway Roatan, Honduras - Bay Islands

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