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Roatan Backpackers' Hostel

On the side road next to Roland Hardware | Sandy Bay, Sandy Bay 00000, Honduras
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cecelia was so sweet and helpful! My husband and I only stayed in la casita, so I cannot speak for any of the other rooms. La casita was a great value! It was probably the nicest hostel we have ever stayed in (and we've stayed in a lot). The location was also good! It was a five minute cab ride... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Realmente el mejor hostal en el que me he quedado. Sobre todo por la Atención. Me hicieron sentir como en casa. Really the best Hostel I ever been. They make you feel welcome and at home. The administration gives you tons of information about the island and best places, transport, etc. Really recommend it to anyone interested in visiting Roatan.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Staying at the Roatan Backpackers' Hostel was one of the funest times on our whole trip. I wish we could have stayed in Roatan longer. Mel was so helpful and the afternoon dip in the pool was amazingly refreshing.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

In february 2014 I spent a few nights in this hostal. I stayed in a dorm, which was tidy and had it´s own toilet and shower. The hostal was well situated, on walking distance of sandy bay where there is ample opportunity for excellent snorkling. Especially Ceci, a temporary Honduranian worker, made the stay worth it as she was very... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Chose this hostel because of price. Was awarded with a great time, largely due to Cecilia, the won place. Very helpful in taking care of needs at the hostel and advice on any needs or questions for getting around the island. It's a short cab or bus ride to West end, and a short walk to the beach at Sandy... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We arrived in Roatan at dark and were there barely 12 hours, leaving on a morning flight the next day. Thus I can't speak for the hostel at day or it's location to the beach etc. I can say that I am glad I only had to stay one night as the 6-bed dorm was far too small and felt... More 

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hostelMel, Owner at Roatan Backpackers' Hostel, responded to this review

I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your stay-it's too bad you had such a short time, as most our guests like to stay several days, weeks or even months, and I think your impressions may have differed if you got a chance to explore our community and our grounds. The dorm is small, but it's just for sleeping and most guests... More 

Santa Monica, California, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I stayed there for my Birthday, It's close to West end. Nice quite place,. It has an awsome backyard with a nice little pool. I recommend it!. Cecilia the staff was nice and helpful. I truly appreciate it. I recommend this hidden gem.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

What a cosy little hostel. I only got to spend the one night here due to a missed flight but when i come back to Roatan, I will definitely look into staying here again. Its only a short cab ride away from the main strip of restaurants and bars and also a quick walk down to the beach. Cecile the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 4 nights. The owner Mel is super friendly and provide heaps of great advice and recommendations. Hostel is nice, rooms good. Probably not cleaned frequently enough for us though. For a hostel with the amount of people, turnover etc I would expect all areas to be cleaned daily not every second day as... More 

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hostelMel, Owner at Roatan Backpackers' Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Nancy, Thanks for posting your review, it was great meeting you guys! The bathrooms and kitchen are actually all cleaned at least once daily (the sign about cleaning every other day is only if the hostel's really quiet) by the hostel helper. I'll share these comments with Cecilia so she can make sure that everything stays clean. The kitchen... More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed in the dorm which was comfortable if basic. The kitchen was a great bonus for us, as we like to cook. The pool also a lovely bonus and a platform on the top of the house was a great place to have a beer and watch the sun go down. Take plenty of bug spray and even some... More 

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Address: On the side road next to Roland Hardware | Sandy Bay, Sandy Bay 00000, Honduras
Location: Honduras > Bay Islands > Roatan > Sandy Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 2
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