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Mountain Brook
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were thoroughly enchanted with our experience at Pook's Hill. The staff were friendly and helpful and the cabanas were a bit primitive but comfortable. And oh so cute! The lodge runs entirely on solar power so full electricity is limited to a couple of hours each morning and evening. The cabanas are equipped with battery powered...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 6 had a fantastic experience... we wouldn't have changed a thing. The location is remote, but gorgeous. We loved our cabanas and all the sights and sounds of the jungle. We spent many hours relaxing and playing games in the central lodge. We enjoyed exploring the onsite Mayan ruins and searching for tarantulas in the evening. The...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed October 8, 2016

My partner and I recently spent 4 nights at Pook's Hill Lodge. The staff was extremely friendly and greeted us as we arrived. It was off-season so we almost had the place to ourselves. At first, it seemed the lodge was out of the way, but once we started doing some of the various jungle activities (zip lining, cave tubing,...

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Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

I stayed for 3 nights in September. Pooks Hill was a beautiful, relaxing and friendly place to stay. As it was the low season i was the only person there but the staff, manager and owner Ray were so friendly and helpful that it really made my stay. The lodge is off the beaten track in its own jungle paradise....

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New York
Reviewed September 29, 2016

When you drive into Pook's hill Lodge you really feel like you are off the beaten track. However, upon arriving and settling in you really feel at home. It is a great place to unwind, and relax. We hiked quite a bit in and around the Lodge, and we loved Mike. He was very knowledgeable about the Lodge and all...

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Prescott, Arizona
Reviewed August 24, 2016

My husband and I stayed at Pook's Hill for two nights. Although there is no air conditioning, we were quite comfortable with the fans provided. The service and tours offered are top notch and the family eating style is a fun way to get to know the other guests and the owners. I was awed by the different types of...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed August 1, 2016

Back in the jungle and Pook's Hill were we always return while visting Belize. This time we stayed in the Bird Walk Cabanas, built on platforms out over the creek and jungle. Dinners are buffe style, basic Belizean food and very good. Vicki, the owner, and her staff are very friendly and accomodating. Do not expect a luxury resort, but...

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Athens
Reviewed June 20, 2016

Remote, natural and tranquil. We spent a week there and loved it. It's a long way from anywhere so you won't drive down the road for a meal--but that's fine because the lodge provides delicious and filling "homecooked" meals by the local staff. We had tasty meals every night, hearty breakfasts every morning and were catered to at a luxury...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed May 22, 2016

We spent a week at Pooks HIll in December 2015. It was such an amazing place--truly a gem of a hotel nestled in relatively intact rainforest. The fauna was incredible. I am not a serious birder, but WOW! Such an incredible opportunity. The howler monkeys spent a night in the tree right outside our hut--for a while we thought they...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed May 4, 2016

I magical place! So much beauty and nature to explore. Wonderful bird life. Friendly and hospitable service and incredibly good food. The grounds are beautiful, with so much history and meaning to learn about. Ray was a wonderful host. I would love to visit again! We did the ATM cave trip and is was a really memorable experience - and...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pook’s Hill is a small eco-lodge situated within the primary rainforest of Western Belize. It borders a 7000 acre reserve and the Roaring River, and is only 4 miles from the ATM cave. Eleven thatch cabanas surround an ancient Maya site and look out over the jungle canopy. Each has a private bathroom with hot water and 24 hour electricity. Pook’s Tours offers a full range of day tours to attractions in Western Belize as well as transportation services to or from any destination in Belize and Tikal in Guatemala (it is a two hour drive from Belize City). Pook’s Hill provides visitors with truly unique jungle experiences in a breathtaking natural setting and is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the treasures of Western Belize. All management and operations at Pook’s Hill are carried out according to sustainable business practices. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pook's Hill Lodge

Address: PO Box 14, Belmopan, Belize
Location: Belize > Cayo > Belmopan
Price Range: $190 - $333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Pook`s Hill Hotel Belmopan
Pooks Hill Hotel
Pooks Hill Cayo
Pook's Hill Lodge Belize/Belmopan
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“if you want to be connected, this is not your place. But, to step out of time and just "be" you can't find a better place.”
 of 5 bubbles rb6325, May 22, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are the same”
 of 5 bubbles P_n_R_Herts, May 2, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Kinkajou cottage”
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“the lower level rooms are easier to get to and have better access to the dinning area.”
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“Bird cabanas are very private.”
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