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Bananarama Beach and Dive Resort

West Bay Beach, West Bay, Honduras
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Ranked #3 of 11 hotels in West Bay
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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London, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
24 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the beach in April. We stayed for a few days just before Easter week and prebooked for 4 nights. Beachside double room $170 per night. At that price we had high hopes that this place would be quite beautiful. Well we were quite wrong it turns out. Basically the room is of a quality you might expect of... More

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Sacramento, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here with my wife for a 4 day getaway from our kids while they were with the grandparents in Guatemala. We loved it here and someday will come back with the kids. The resort was nice and cozy. The service was great, everyone was so friendly. They have a good amount of space on the beach with nice... More

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Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Beach and Dive Resort, responded to this review

We are really happy to hear you enjoyed your stay so much with us. We look forward to having you again soon. I highly recommend our Thursday through Sunday activities for anyone coming for a partial week...lots of fun:) Sincerely, Louis More

Orange, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just got back from staying a week at Banarama (technically we were on the Island Pearl in a beachside two story bungalow), and it was amazing! I was so impressed with the quality of staff, as well as the quantity of staff. There was lots of security, and always someone available to answer questions, get you... More

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Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Beach and Dive Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give such a detailed review. Island Pearl is next to Bananarama and guests at the Pearl do have access Bananarama's amenities:) I will follow up with the reception manager to see what is going on and correct the problems you have experienced. Most of our guests have reported very positive comments on the... More

Ferndale, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just visited Bananarama for the 12th time from March 29th through April 5th. The weather was spectacular, every day was sunny and in the mid to upper 80's. the resport is run by Jeff who also lives there and is a hands on manager from about 6a to 8p daily. I love spending lunch and evenings at the Thirsty Turtle... More

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Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Beach and Dive Resort, responded to this review

We are looking forward to your 13th visit soon! It is crazy to think that Bananarama is the oldest operating resort on the beach... We have seen a lot of changes through the years and are committed to keeping our resort with a caribbean rustic type of feel. We love our staff and the authentic caribbean vibe that they bring... More

San Antonio, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So I haven't been to too many tropical vacations, but this one will be very hard to beat. I was a little nervous at first by wondering what the rustic experience would be, but it turned out to be the perfect experience. I stayed in an efficiency, which was perfect for a single traveler. It had a great view of... More

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Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Beach and Dive Resort, responded to this review

Michael, Thank you for sharing your experience with us and future guests. We greatly look forward to your return next year and the best part is that the same smiling faces you left will still be waiting for you when you come back:) Yes our rooms are rustic... we like them that way. When we originally came to Roatan 10... More

Franklin, Tennessee, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here with my wife and our two college kids. The property is literally on the beach and West Bay has one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. That is a huge plus. The rooms were fine. My son slept on a futon and he reported it to be uncomfortable. The dive shop was great and Marcos... More

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Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Beach and Dive Resort, responded to this review

Tom, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Our breakfast is limited to fruit plates, yogurt, cereal and a hot dish that rotates each day. We are also happy to serve on request eggs/toast or other quick/simple breakfast items if the offered selection does not meet your fancy. We really do try to make sure... More

San Mateo, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I feel like i have stayed at a completely different resort from the rest of the reviewers! Our experience at Bananarama was anything but pleasant. Let me start by saying that they are not a five star hotel, nor do they claim to be. They advertise clean and affordable rooms with great service and that is what we expected. Unfortunately,... More

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Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Beach and Dive Resort, responded to this review

Kate, I am very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. I wish you would have been upfront with us when you were staying here and we would have made every possible amenity available to you to make sure you enjoyed your vacation. You are correct that we are not a posh resort and we... More

Tampa, Florida, USA
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a wonderful week of diving and relaxing, a nice escape from the final cold days of Colorado. The resort was nice but the real winner were the people at Bananarama. Denise in reception was pleasant and helpful. Carolina working evenings in the restaurant was incredibly sweet, prompt and a true gem! Zoe and Edwin made a fantastic... More

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Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Beach and Dive Resort, responded to this review

Tamara, We are looking forward to having you back soon. Carolina has been with us for 7 years now and knows most of our return guests by heart! I am really happy to hear that you enjoyed our staff as they are what makes Bananarama such a great place. Thank you for sharing your experience and we look forward to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't even put into words the atmosphere and environment at Bananarama. The staff were amazing and hospitable. They literally treated you like you belonged there. The place is very chill and relaxed. Our favorite server was Dishon. He went above and beyond to make our experience on the island unforgettable. The bartenders were amazing, the front desk reception great,... More

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Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Beach and Dive Resort, responded to this review

Anne, Thank you for taking the time to share you experience with us and future guests. We greatly appreciate your comments and I will tell Dishon you said hello:) Room number 22 is a guest favorite for being close to the beach and activities. We do support Clinic Esperanza as a portion of each night you stay with us pays... More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for a week in March of 2014. My wife's parents also traveled with us. When I called to reserve two rooms for the four of us, we were offered what was basically a duplex cabana- a little house set off by itself but divided in half with each half having its own front porch... More

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Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Beach and Dive Resort, responded to this review

Matthew, It was great having you at our resort and we are really happy to hear that you enjoyed your vacation with us and we look forward to your return:) Rooms 15 and 16 are some of our best located rooms and we are really happy you were able to stay in them as a family. Our diveshop is amazing... More

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Additional Information about Bananarama Beach and Dive Resort

Also Known As:
Bananarama Beach And Dive Hotel
Bananarama Beach And Dive Hotel West Bay
Bananarama Dive Hotel
Hotel Bananarama Dive
Bananarama Beach And Dive Resort Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras
Address: West Bay Beach, West Bay, Honduras
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Location: Honduras > Bay Islands > Roatan > West Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in West Bay
#2 On the Beach Hotel in West Bay
#2 Top resorts Hotel in West Bay
#3 Family Hotel in West Bay
#5 Romantic Hotel in West Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located directly on West Bay Beach, our Roatan Eco Friendly Dive and Beach Front Resort is blessed with the turquoise waters of the Caribbean shaded under an amazing tropical canopy. We offer an island dream vacation for those who want to escape the stress of everyday life and relax Roatan Island style. We offer clean, comfortable and affordable rooms with a hammock on every porch and offer free breakfast, wifi, beach chairs, kayaks and smiles. ... more   less 
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