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The Old House Hostel

3 Buena Vista St., San Ignacio 00501 Belize
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#13 of 29 Specialty lodging in San Ignacio
The Old House Hostel is located in downtown San Ignacio, near the towns Police Station. The old colonial house rest just above the foot of one of the towns main hills. The large balcony and many windows boast great views of the area. The peaceful atmosphere makes for a great place to relax and unwind.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bicycle rental
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
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SAV wrote a review Jan 2020
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This place is the best hostel ever !! We were there for 4 days during Christmas and it was very nice to speak soo easily with people and managers there, sharing each one's travel experience The common places are really confortable, well decorated with a lot of space to share moments with others. We also shared a meal for Christmas thanks to the managers They are available and ready to help to organize activities or bookings It's also a great place just to relax and chill for holidays.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Mischa v wrote a review Nov 2018
2 contributions5 helpful votes
Had a great time at Old House. The hosts will make you feel welcome and the private room was very nice. The communal balcony is awesome for chilling and watching the world go by. Really relaxed vibes here. 10/10
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
duhoz wrote a review Apr 2018
Beroun, Czech Republic4,520 contributions375 helpful votes
I felt like home. The hostel has very convenient location basically everything is in walking distance, the bus station about 600 meters. The hostel is spacious, very clean, with communal kitchen with free coffee filtered water and verandah to lazy on .My 8 bed room not too big, but claim with comfy bed, fun and with enough sockets. Bathrooms with a hot water and spotlessly. The WIFI very strong and well working.
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Date of stay: March 2018
Trip type: Traveled solo
Response from Davina B, Owner at The Old House Hostel
Responded Apr 15, 2018
Hey thanks for such a nice review! We appreciate you sharing your experience.
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Ian E wrote a review Apr 2018
Seattle, Washington2 contributions2 helpful votes
The staff really make the old house an awesome experience. Stayed with a friend in the 8 bed dorm. Everyone was incredibly kind and fun to talk too. Lots of space on the porch to lounge and sip coffee or beers. Aldo, davina, and friends were great hosts and even tour guides for some local rivers n stuff. Definitely would recommend!
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Date of stay: April 2018
Response from Davina B, Owner at The Old House Hostel
Responded Apr 15, 2018
Hey thanks for sharing! We are so happy you enjoyed you stay.
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Stefon A wrote a review Jan 2018
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This is an amazing hostel where you'll make friends and feel like part of a family. As a solo traveller this is probably the best place to stay in San Ignacio as I got to meet so many people that showed me amazing places in town. I ended up staying for three weeks as the city became my favourite of all the places I visited in Belize. This will forever be a stopping point along my travels.
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Date of stay: November 2017
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Trip type: Traveled solo
Response from TheOldHouseHostel, Owner at The Old House Hostel
Responded Jan 6, 2018
Thanks for this great review, we appreciate it so much! It was so great to host you! Can’t wait to do so again (Soon we hope).
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Old House Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to The Old House Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Green Iguana Conservation Project (0.2 miles), San Ignacio Market (0.2 miles), and El Pilar (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Old House Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and baggage storage.
Is parking available at The Old House Hostel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Old House Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cenaida's Belizean Food, Ko-Ox Han nah, and Pop's Belize Restaurant.
Is The Old House Hostel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.7 miles away from the center of San Ignacio.
Are there any historical sites close to The Old House Hostel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting El Pilar (0.1 miles).