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The Lighthouse

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Main St, Utilia Bay Islands, Honduras
The Lighthouse
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Fort Worth, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here while diving with Altons dive shop. Thelma and Oneill are fabulous. I had gotten an island virus after my 3 day of diving and Thelmas concern for how I felt couldn't have been better. Very clean hotel. We stayed on the corner room , second floor overlooking the water. It was fabulous. I will definitely be returning... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Thelma and O'neill are running this hotel on one end of the main road, away from the noise of traffic. They make an effort so that everything is perfect. The beds are comfortable and new, the toilet and shower are reasonably big, and everything is spotless. They have a no-noise policy at night so you get your rest for sure!... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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81 hotel reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My stay at the Lighthouse was fantastic! It's the simple things that made it so enjoyable. 1) First and foremost, the place always had electricity and running hot water. Other travelers on the island stayed in hotels (like Lazy Daze) that had power outages for 1-2 days at a time and had only sporadic running water. The Lighthouse's back-up generator... More 

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jglackin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My wife and I were originally booked at another place, but after 1 night there, we luckily were able to find a room at the Lighthouse. The place is very bright, airy, and clean. It is also very safe and quiet. Utila is a noisy place, filled with tuk tuk moto taxis and partying backpackers and this hotel is at... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Where do you begin? I was given a ride from Utila Cays to the Lighthouse by water taxi. When I arrived I was met by other people staying there who helped me unload my suitcase which was very nice. I then was met by Thelma and O'Neil, the owners. Thelma gave me directions to my room and told me to... More 

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I fully recommend its location, neatness and ambiance. Thelma, O'Neall and their son are very nice and helpful. The best place to stay in the island. You can have breakfast at Camilas. Look for Treetanic, very unique bar and restaurant place decorated Gaudi's style, the restaurant inside the place where Trankila's bar is (japanese).

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Just came back from a 13 days diving trip in Roatan and Utila. Stayed at lighthouse hotel for 4 days. I have to agree with other reviews that this hotel is the best hotel in Utila. Great location that close to ferry and Lady Judy's dock.Best restaurant R&J and best dive shop Alton are right next door. Extremely clean and... More 

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san jose
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I looove staying here, we have stayed here twice already and we always enjoy it. The owner is always there, present to make sure everything runs perfectly. Its quiet, serene and super clean. The rooms have an amazing view of the sunset too!! Its truly a unique and very cute spot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Really nice rooms, clean and comfortable. the best costumer service. It's close to the dock, and also you have a very nice view of the sea. The owner, Thelma is a lovely person who's gonna help you in anything you need.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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71 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

This place is a winner for me due to the fact they have hot hot water and decent toilets...all of this for a great price. Having travelled through Central America in hostels this has been a worthwhile upgrade. Beautiful view across the bay, decent rooms, top amenities...i am writing this review from my hammock!! I stayed in Pigeon Point room... More 

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