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“Affordable hotel to stay in Belize City” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Chateau Caribbean

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Chateau Caribbean
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6 Marine Parade, Belize City, Belize   |  
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Ranked #5 of 10 Hotels in Belize City
Guatemala
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Affordable hotel to stay in Belize City”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I have stayed twice in the Caribbean Chateau, is right in front of the ocean. The room and place is average, the food was ok and if you need other restaurants there are aprox. 300m around.

I felt it was a better location for Belize City if you need to stay there. Do not pay overpriced room rate for hotels in same location, you can use same services in the block around.

Room Tip: Choose a room with a view to the sea, just to have a charm feel of the caribbean sunset.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, BC
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Belize City left a bit to be desired but this hotel was clean, we felt safe and the staff were friendly and helpful. We were told we had the "honeymoon suite" which I am sure they tell everyone. It was a large room with a King sized bed looking out over the water. There was air conditioning in the rooms and bar fridge. The house is an old colonial home which is a bit tired. The floors have quite a bit of an angle. The restaurant served the most AMAZING Sweet and Sour pork. If I had a stop over in Belize City I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Miami
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31 hotel reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Nice hotel, facing the sea. A bit worn down, but the hospitality at the hotel was good. Rooms are clean, bathrooms need serious updating. Food was good and not overly expensive. Rooms facing the sea are nice. Belize city really has nothing to offer so don't stay very long there. Use as a stopover hotel only. Good bakery around the corner from the hotel.

Room Tip: Room 302 was nice.
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Montreal, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 hotel reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Even if it looks a bit old, which I think givers it some charm, it's a very nice hotel, friendly staff. Great location on the water front with amazing view on the water in a safe neighbourhood. Amazing staff, friendly, helpful. The food at the restaurant is amazing with plenty of local delicatessen. This is the perfect place to stay for a few days in Belize city.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Pie Town, NM
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Stayed here three separate times in one month. Each time it felt like coming home. The staff is the perfect combination of attentive, yet discreet, and the owner makes it her business to ensure details are tended to.

This old Colonial Mansion has seen some use, but is being systematically restored. There is a certain charm to it's slightly angled floors and creaking stairs. I'm certain when we return they will be more modern - glad we got to see it "as it was".

The restaurant has fabulous food... enjoyed various well-prepared dishes, morning to night. FRESH! And the bar is well-stocked and colorful. Dining w/sea breezes = priceless!

Aside from feeling safe in Belize City, you can't beat the views. It is possible to while away a day or more simply enjoying the scenery from the balcony. Yes, the cruise ships do change the atmosphere from lazy to crazy, but they are only in port a few hours a couple days a week. Try to see the local markets on a day nothing is happening

This is a one of a kind hotel. Old world ambiance w/modern conveniences.

Room Tip: Room 303 is roomy and bright.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lakewood, Colorado
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Friendly staff, great food and great price. This place is good average place to stay a couple day in Belize City. Great location with water front. If you are look for clean, worried free, great reasonable food and clean place to stay at affordable price, this is a place. You can get local god here and great one. Local people do come here and dine. That tell you something. Staff is very friendly. We stayed here and using Radisson tour and taxi service since there is no service at Chateau. Even staff suggest us to do so. Radisson is next door and short walk.

This hotel is clean and historic simple with great water front location but it sure need lot of TLC with its character and it will be very charming.

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

I agree with most of the other reviews-the hotel is due for an upgrade/update. It is rather shabby and down at its heels but for the most part clean and the staff was very helpful and friendly. Yes there are bugs...you are in the tropics..but all ours were dead, so no problem.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Chateau Caribbean

Address: 6 Marine Parade, Belize City, Belize
Location: Belize > Belize District > Belize City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 10 Hotels in Belize City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Chateau Caribbean 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Chateau Caribbean Belize City
Chateau Caribbean Belize/Belize City

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