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Sandbar Beachfront Hostel & Restaurant

7 Boca Del Rio Drive Beachfront at Roundabout, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye Belize
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Sandbar Restaurant, Bar and Hostel is a thrifty traveler’s/backpacker’s dream come true. Located in San Pedro on Ambergris Caye, we are on the water and priced for even the most budget conscious. Dormitory style sleeping arrangements with Air Conditioning or Private Rooms with optional AC.
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Non-smoking rooms
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When we booked our stay at Sandbar Hostel, we were looking for an affordable and convenient stay. I could not say more good things about this hostel! It was right on the water, rooms were clean and cozy, and the restaurant and hotel staff were amazing and considerate. We were
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Sandbar has bought the property next door, and shares a reception area as Drift Inn, owned by Haley who I met Service was great-from the front desk to the bar to the cleaning ladies, everyone was very helpful I stayed in a mixed-gender dorm room with A/C (which I was very
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We wanted very affordable accommodations on the water and thought it was too good to be true when we came upon the listing for Sandbar Beachfront Hostel and Restaurant.I was quite hesitant when I saw the word 'Hostel but, based on the pics and the reviews, we book our 3 week
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This place far exceeded our expectations- perfect size, keyless entry, and a great vibe in the bar out front. There are good happy hour deals and a great place to book excursions right onsite. Great value for money.
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$20 for stay at girls dorm with 5 bunkers, inside lockers & clean bathrooms & showers with hot water in the room. Staff was super friendly, ready to help with yoga, scuba & restaurant recommendations & even local calls. Beachfront location can’t be beat nor proximity to town &
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Belize City is undoubtedly a dangerous place. That being said, it's not so dangerous that you can't use it as a transit point to go on to other places in the country; I just wouldn't stay there. Not that it is the most interesting place anyway. It's a standard Central American city. Not too pretty and more than slightly troubled by crime. If you're white, you will stand out a great deal and if you're not, you could still find yourself standing out rather and potentially be seen as an easy target. On the mainland, outside of the city, it's similar to the countryside throughout the region; it's safe enough. Towns and villages are blighted by poverty and unemployment, so they're not secure in the way that a village in Newfoundland or Norway might be, but not so dangerous that you should be put off. As an experienced backpacker, I'm sure you'd be quite fine. If you're going to the islands, where most visitors to Belize travel, you're in luck. They're very safe places, where you would be really unlikely and terribly unlucky to have any great difficulties, much less be the victim of a violent crime. Your only trouble will be putting up with all the other visitors from the Canada and the U.S.
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No. But they did have an awesome private room with balcony for about $80/nt.
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The hostel employees will definitely be knowledgeable as to where you can go for lessons etc.. & you can surf the waters adjacent to the hostel. A few people were out there while we stayed there. Best wishes!
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Crystal A try booking through the San Bar San Pedro Facebook site. Brittany the co owner will get in direct contact with you. It will also show the availability. They only have Three private rooms so book early as possible.
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"quiet rooms, have AC, right on the beach, great staff"
"None of my stuff was stolen from the communal fridge. Balconies are over the open restaurant.."
"Even if you are just a group of 2-3, I'd recommend booking out a whole private room with the four bunks for the privacy."
"You can communicate on details with the hostel if you have questions or specific details to work out. They are very responsive."
"Bring earplugs, barking dogs at night are an island wide issue."
$19 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
BelizeBelize CayesAmbergris CayeSan Pedro
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Sandbar Beachfront Hostel & Restaurant, Belize/Ambergris Caye