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Tobacco Caye Lodge

Tobacco Caye, Belize
Tobacco Caye Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I stayed at the Tobacco Caye Lodge for 4 nights and had a great experience from the moment I stepped in the island. The staff was kind and helpful. The rooms were simple, but all that I needed while I was there. The meals got better and better everyday. I would suggest getting to know the cooks and they may... More 

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Windermere
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This may the friendliest place in our entire trip!! email contact clear/meals served by lovely people/convenience of transfer from Orange Walk arranged to suit us/amazing snorkeling and opportunities for much more from the island/idyllic setting/ Write to Jesse and tell her what you need!! Other than no hot water...this is the place for those of us who are not looking... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Nice basic rooms, food service a little wonky. We were told that dinner would be ready at six, but it was on the table and getting cold ten minutes early. Food very basic, but what do you expect for such low prices. Otherwise good value for the money.

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Seattle
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

They lied. There is NO HOT or WARM water! I have health issues and need both. No running water 80% of the time! No sanitation is possible. Showers ice cold and miserable. I felt I was in hell, I'm on my honeymoon crying on night 2! You are eating food from unsanitized hands and dishes! Brochure says: "cozy restaurant serving... More 

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Belize Cayes, Belize
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The Lodge is well-managed with clean rooms. All water on island is collected in rain barrels, so during dry season it may be necessary to limit usage of showers. There is no hot water, but a generator runs at night to keep lights on and to run fans when necessary. Each cabin has a hammock on the porch with a... More 

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northern california
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42 hotel reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A simple place with a smattering of well kept, clean cottages at water's edge. Our balcony extended over the water, with a perfect view of the open ocean and sunset. A perfect place to unplug and unwind, enjoy the snorkling, and an island you can traverse in half an hour. The meals are plentiful and good, with fresh fruits and... More 

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Munich, Germany
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Stayed here for the second time, three nights. Came back deliberately to Tobacco caye. Some of the more critical reviews seem to have suffered from wrong expectations. This is not a "resort". Just take a look at Google Earth, before you go there ! This is a very small island with only a handful lodgings catering to the lower /... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The place was amazing! We were very impressed by warm welcom upon arrival. The food was also very good. The cabin was confortable , clean and located just in front of the water . Very nice island with only few tourist. Thanks to all the staff for making this place so special!

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Fredericton, Canada
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The staff were very friendly and informative. We were greeted at the wharf by Charlene. She also waved us off. Nice touch. The food was ok. Bring some snacks if you want something to munch on in between, however, there is a kiosk there but a bit more expensive. Also a bar. The outside of the cabins are nice, however,... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The Lodge itself was ok. You get what you pay for. Rooms were basic, and definitely need updating. We had ants crawling over one of the two beds in our room. Food was ok but limited. The staff there were friendly and helpful. I actually timed how long they took to clean a room after a big group of people... More 

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