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Hobbies Hideaway

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Main Island road, Sandy Bay | Turn off main road, 600 Yards to Secluded Beach, Roatan 11011, Honduras
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Hayden, Colorado
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I could not have found a better place for our vacation. John and Sue felt like old friends. My husband enjoyed swimming from the dock to the reef for snorkeling. Also went on the tour in the boat with Ronald for more amazing snorkeling. Do take the Island tour with John if you have the chance.

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Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Wonderful 2 bedroom air conditioned apartment with kitchen and bathroom. Right on the ocean with coral reef within swimming distance ( if you are a swimmer) Possibilities for deep sea fishing ( I got 2 barracuda and a tuna). Walk up the driveway to catch a cab. Paddle boat and Kayak available. Beautiful sunsets over the ocean. Several horseback riding... More 

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for the review on the accommodations. Hobbieshideaway is indeed unique as your apartments are directly on the beach. No obstructed views . We do have limited apartments 3 fully furnished apartments. A different sunset every evening is spectacular from the patio. We do provide island maps and local directions to all our guests. True ! Some places are... More 

Cottonwood, Idaho
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

We spent 3-weeks in April at Hobbies Hideway. The weather was absolutely perfect and with the water temperature at 83-degrees, snorkeling and diving was about as good as it gets. The reef is roughly 200-yards from the end of the pier and an easy kick to get there. Easily one of the best reefs we have snorkeled. There is a... More 

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Mark, Thanks for the review. So many of our guests that stay with us that say we indeed have a little slice of paradise. The reef area in front does not have the traffic and hordes of tourism other areas reefs experience. And so close to the beach. It is a healthy unsurpassed shallow underwater wonderland. We take pride in... More 

Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We found a slice of heaven at Hobbies Hideaway, which is casual, comfortable, peaceful and right on the water. John and Sue are 5 Star hosts and make the stay there lovely. From airport pickups, taking you shopping for groceries, mini tours of the island to surprise treats of their culinary delights, they are the best! The provision of everything... More 

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Pam ,Thanks for the review. This certainly does let new guests what Hobbies Hideaway is about !!. We enjoy all our guests and want to make sure that their time on Roatan is the best value for their money. That's where our island knowledge,theirr safe being and comfortable accommodations .relaxing in th the sun on a private community beach... More 

Morrilton, Arkansas
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37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Found this little hideaway on VRBO actually & it seemed to fit us.... the owner, John, met us at the airport, even though we were renting a car, he was still there, gave us great directions to the rental. It was private, has a pier very close, the snorkeling there is AMAZING.... we snorkeled some other areas on Roatan, mostly... More 

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Terri/Earl. The airlines sometimes do have problems. At Hobbies were prepared to assist you with any mishaps. We were surprised to see how long it took to find your loses. To new guests watch your luggage !! it can be very frustrating. So many people want the high end West End .West Bay area and overlook Sandy Bay Beach.... More 

Winnipeg
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32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Recently enjoyed two relaxing weeks at Hobbie's in a one bedroom apartment. John picked us up at the airport on our arrival and took us to Eldon's for groceries and a seafood stand for fresh fish and shrimp on the way to the house. The apartment had all the essentials; comfortable bed, full size refrigerator, four burner stove top, toaster,... More 

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Bill?Cathy, Thank you for the review. So many of our guests don't know thw the SandY Bay beach area. They soon find a ecological paradise. Quiet safe and close to the major tourist areas without the hordes of hawkers,salesman pestering you. A private beach community with lots of amenities. Our hospitality to our guests is to ensure that you... More 

CNY
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay from getting picked up at the airport to the extra trip back to his place John had to make for us when we flew home. Only problem was it was just a week, but next time we visit Hobbies it will be longer. Great hosts and hospitality with lots of local knowledge. The dock was great... More 

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello again and thank you for your review. Our greatest reward is to insure our guests have a memorable vacation. From our island knowledge to personal service and hospitality. Chatting with you was also enlightening and rewarding. Good times at Hobbies All our guests have so much to offer when staying with us. Most enjoy all the free amenities we... More 

Palestine, Texas
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

We just got home last night and we did not want to leave. It was our 8th trip to Hobbies Hideaway and we have another one planned for August. We love it there, it is everything we want in a quiet, relaxing, water activity filled vacation. John and Sue are the best hosts and Ronald their right-hand helper is wonderful.... More 

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Cindy and Micheal. Always good to have you stay here. You're like family now. But you know that's how we treat our guests. We don't you hand the keys and point you to yourhotel room. As you know our personal service is for your having a memorable vacation. Thanks for bringing in the spice Thyme. Can't get it on... More 

Minneapolis
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

John and Sue's property was just what we wanted: casual, comfortable, quiet, low key, peaceful, and off the beaten path. The property has 3 apartments on the beach, owners are upstairs, and there is a nearby rental property owned by someone else - a mix with just enough activity for would-be thieves to avoid. The owners were always onsite, and... More 

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Pam. Thank you for the review. So many of our guests tell us what a great time they had but fail to make the review. The apartments are indeed for your private use but serviced on your call. We keep the cost down by letting you tell us what you need. Just old fashioned hospitality with comfortable beach front... More 

LA RONGE
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

The Floch castaways spent Christmas 2015 with John and Sue and had a blast. How can you complain while dining on a Turkey that Sue cooked in her oven or fresh baked coconut cream and key lime pies that John cooked up, while dining on the beach. Our apartment was spotless clean and cool, AC and met all our needs.... More 

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello D. Thanks for the review. Our reward is your family being happy with your vacation. Were happy we meet your expectations As you noted ,We don't just hand you the keys and point you to a small hotel room with exorbitant charges. Our service ,hospitality,is all for you. Thank you for staying with us. I'm sure the boys will... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Sandy Bay,just off the main road on a secluded beachfront area that is quiet and tranquil. The white sand beach parallels the reef and inside the Roatan Marine preserve . Here is a pristine reef system with a abundance of tropical fish and corals within swimming distance from your accommodations Hobbies Hideaway offers affordable prices and a excellent location. Close to West End for the night life,bars and restaurants yet far enough away not to hear the bands at night. Coxen Hole has the new supermarkets and sovenier shops. Best prices on the island just a taxi ride away. $2.00 a person ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hobbies Hideaway

Address: Main Island road, Sandy Bay | Turn off main road, 600 Yards to Secluded Beach, Roatan 11011, Honduras
Location: Honduras > Bay Islands > Roatan
Price Range: $40 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Hobbies Hideaway Roatan, Honduras - Bay Islands
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