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Black Orchid Resort

2 Dawson Lane, Burrell Boom Belize
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Certificate of Excellence
Belize has such contrasts from the beaches to the jungle to the Mayan ruins, from the rivers to the Cayes, a good base from which to see it all. Located on the Belize River, it is quiet, peaceful and safe a perfect match for wellness travelers. Get a massage, and relax, it is 15 minutes from the international airport it’s easy to reach and easy to leave from. The resort is 30 min from Belize City and within an hour’s drive of most of the country’s mainland attractions, making it a convenient launching point for your vacation adventures. We provide accommodations with an ambiance of environmental radiance, alluring air conditioned rooms and immaculate, quiet and safe grounds. We are an excellent alternative to Belize City and gateway to all Belize has to offer; with knowledgeable guides and transportation for snorkeling, deep sea fishing, cave tubing, Maya Ruin tours, complimentary international airport shuttle, free use of kayaks, canoes, bicycles, and free wireless internet access.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Outdoor pool
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
Free airport transportation
Free internet
Public wifi
Bar / lounge
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Poolside bar
Horseback riding
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Fax / photocopying
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish


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2 Dawson Lane, Burrell Boom Belize
Getting there
Philip S.W. Goldson Intl Airport6 mi
Belize City Municipal Airport7 mi
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Stay here instead of Belize City. This place is relaxed and has everything you need. Comfortable rooms , pool, bar, restaurant,adventures and great people to make your stay enjoyable. Also Howler Monkeys around.
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Response from DouglasT1446, Owner at Black Orchid Resort
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you 50something for taking time to review our property, we truly appreciate it. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and that your felt comfortable. Be sure to look us up if you are ever in these parts again. Happy travels. Douglas
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The staff were nice and Walter, the shuttle driver and tour guide, was fun. The food was pretty good and I loved having complementary breakfast with a view of the river and the butterflies is peaceful. It was nice to come here and reflect after a week and a half in San Pedro. The only thing I didn't like were the mosquitos. If you go bring plenty of repellent.
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Response from DouglasT1446, Owner at Black Orchid Resort
Responded 5 days ago
Thanks for taking time to review our property we truly appreciate it. This time of year mosquitos are a definite problem early morning and at sunset, we do make and have an excellent all natural moisturising repellant with ingredients grown here on the property. Coconut oil, lemon grass, mint H20. DT
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We felt very safe here in Belize city. It is a very nice place located outside the city on a river front. It has a nice bar and good food. The staff were really nice and always knew what we should order. The room has air conditioning, the pool is very clean and they offer tours. The tour we went on with our guide was amazing to go zip lining and cave tubing. The tour guide was fantastic and knew so much information! Free shuttle to and from airport which is nice! Only bad thing is the mosquitoes-bring bug spray.
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This was my 7th year to spend a week at The Black Orchid and it gets better and better! The management and staff go above and beyond to make sure our stay is the best it can be. I love that this place gives you a feeling of the Belize lifestyle, where you can enjoy the people, food, and wildlife of Belize in a comfortable, safe environment! I’ll be back again next year and can’t imagine staying anywhere else!
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Each time I visit the country for a number of days, our guests spend at least 2-5 nights at the Black Orchid Resort. It's proximity upon arrival or departure, is ideal for our delegations of 4-40 guests. Set on the Belize River, the Black Orchid Resort is just 20 minutes from the airport, which allows for an immediate Belizean welcome by their wonderful staff, offering a tropical respite after hours of international travel. The Black Orchid Resort is a cozy "home away from home" with a great atmosphere for families, delegations and groups. It's 40 minutes to downtown Belize City... and up to 90 minutes in circumference to some of the country's must-see sites and tours. For many years, I have brought teen immersion groups (from the US and Belize), international professionals on retreat, recently a US destination wedding party of 37 and more to come. It is really a great place to navigate a portion of your Belize visit. The best always goes to the owner, Douglas Thompson, (his beloved wife, now departed) and his heartfelt, amazing team, whom aim to accommodate 100%!
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Response from DouglasT1446, Owner at Black Orchid Resort
Responded Jul 12, 2019
Thank you very much Lacaravan for taking the time to review our facilities. As you know we work extensively with a wide range of groups from the US and are uniquely positioned to do so. Groups that we have catered to and housed over the years include: Wedding parties, family reunions, churches, students and many others. We are always happy to welcome you and your diverse groups not only for room and board but to transport you around the country. We look forward to your return later this year. Kind regards, Douglas
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$91 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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