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Caye Caulker, Belize
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After not being able to check in until 6.30 pm due to confusion over the previous guests belongings still in the room, we were finally allowed into the tiny private room whose door does not close and the bed you have to make yourself. Toilets a good walk away and there is one shower for all guests. After hoping into... More 

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Ambergris Caye, Belize
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a Peaceful place full of dogs and cats, u can chill out and restore yourself if u r a long term traveller. Hammocks, loungers beautiful landscapes and peace and love. Shannon, an American girl working there, is nice and welcoming...and she keeps your luggage overnight when u check out. I did it twice, that was against the rule but... More 

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Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I did some reserach on the hostel before arriving, and was still not prepared on the cons side of the hostel Pros: good place for animal (or better say cat) lovers since cats are all over the place. Location is good, just 7 min walk from the port and has it's own private beach. There is kitchen to cook on... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

The hostel: We stayed in the pea pod and then went back and stayed in it again. This is a little green hut that is private and detached. The only neighbours are kitties. The bed was comfortable and the fan was strong. We could hear the gentle waves from the sea at night. The showers were good with cold water.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

This place is well located and has a quiet little beach (not really good for swimming) where you can hang out. The deck is nice for soaking up the sun. I was lucky enough to see a night heron hanging out in the mangroves. Justin is awesome and loves to share about his Mayan culture and life on Caye Caulker.... More 

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Thank Melissa S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

When you learn about the attitude to cats on the island (I.e. they hate and deliberately kill them), it's a pleasure to stay at pause and contribute to this ongoing effort to give these little animals a chance at a decent life. Madi the owner is completely dedicated to this and thank god she is there. She works so hard... More 

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Thank Ste C
New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

When I travel I like to do my part by giving back & so I was very delighted to find this unique accomodation business which by the way actually is the only one of its kind, where the money you pay to stay here goes entirely to animal welfare. I have conducted many searches to try and find others so... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I am so glad I stayed at Pause for my first trip to Belize! I traveled with a group of 7 friends and we were able to share a 6 bed room (one full-sized bed slept our two smallest friends) with its own full bathroom. While the room did get super hot despite having several fans, we enjoyed lounging throughout... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We certainly did not do our research because our "cat friendly" expectation did not equate to 75 fighting cats. The smell was very strong and created a dirty feeling throughout the entire property. When we arrived, the dorms were extremely dirty, the beds were not made and the mattresses were all extremely old with ripped mattress covers. The owner had... More 

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goldierocks, Owner at PAUSE Hostel, responded to this review

There you have it guys, this person admits she " DID NOT DO HER RESEARCH" like a few that come here , so please read before you book. If you do read you will see CHECK IN is at 12 noon and NOT 8 a.m. , so don't expect the rooms will be clean when you arrive as people are... More 

aberdeen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our couple of nights at Pause. The hostel is lovely and the setting is amazing. Plenty of hammocks, etc and places to relax such as the deck with upper and lower levels, beach and upstairs communal area. Big kitchen with fridge. We took the snorkelling tour with Madi's brother and would highly recommend it!

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Thank you so much for your kind review, regards More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pause Accommodation offers guests a unique Caye Caulker vacation experience removed from the bustle of the main tourist areas. This charming, waterfront property offers a variety of different accommodations with something to suit an array of travel preferences. Our Garden Suite has a double bed, kitchenette with fridge and microwave, fan and private shower overlooking the garden. We also have A private Cabana which sits right on the water's edge, sleeps 2, with shared outside bathroom, a 10 bed & 4 bed dorm with shared bath & kitchen & a 6 bed dorm with private bath. We offer bike rentals & free kayaks, wifi & loads of coconuts for all our guests. ... more   less 

Additional Information about PAUSE Hostel

Address: 1 Pasero Street, Caye Caulker, Belize (Formerly Pause Accommodation)
Location: Belize > Belize Cayes > Caye Caulker
Price Range: $10 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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