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Roatan Backpackers' Hostel

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Roatán Backpackers Hostel is a lush and lovely place to be on a budget. The amenities make it such an unbeatable value. My day: wake up to the ocean breezes; make tea in the communal kitchen; meditate and do yoga on the stone patio past the pool; make breakfast; walk one minute to the road, and rent a paddleboard from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First off, I definitely reccomend this place. And since I agree with all the positive comments in the "Very Good" and "Excellent" categories as the place is everything you'd expect from a hostel (with a pool too), I'll eliminate redundancy and just add what I think would be the best info to help potential future guests. 1. Taxi Info: From... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mel was a great hostess.. we had a lovely two bedroom, near the pool.. clean and well stocked. Nice balcony to enjoy coffee or a nice drink. Great prices and all you need if there. My family has been there twice and would definitely go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We stayed here for a few nights the beginning of the trip. My bf had stayed here prior and absolutely loved it. Mel is so great. She is just so welcoming and nice. The hostel is kept in an all natural state. There are trees and plants all around. We stayed in the apt room which had a small kitchen... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Spent eight nights here in February. I had a single room with bathroom which was great for me. There are several other options, from dorm beds to self contained units, there is a something to suit everybody. The hostel is a happy place where everyone gels and has a great time. Mel the owner is very warm and accommodating, very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

The Roatan backpacker's hostel is such a nice hostel. Mel is so friendly and helpfull in every way! It's a very good budget oppertunity with a good location, kitchen and swimmingpool. We stayed there for a week and enjoyed it very much! Each bed have their own fan in the dorm rooms, but unfortunately they aren't that strong, so it... More 

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hostelMel, Owner at Roatan Backpackers' Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, Laura. I'm so glad you guys had a good time. The dorm has an overhead oscillating fan as well as individual fans on each bunk, but I agree that during the hot periods, it can get warm, especially when the dorm is full. I'm planning on installing a 2 directional window fan as well, directly across... More 

Advance, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

I am back home from a 3 month trip to Roatan where I spent one of the months at the Hostel. I stayed in the Cando -which is located behind the main house. The accommodations couldn't have been nicer. Private bedroom with A/C. Living room area, kitchen and dining area, and a private bathroom on the far end. I was... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Not only a hostel, Mel has private apartments too. Stayed for 3 weeks. Quiet location, fully furnished apartment and kitchen, amazing pool area as well. Mel makes you feel right at home. One Saturday was outdoor movie night another was a hostel pot luck dinner (where Mel did most of the cooking - yum) Traveling alone, great way to meet... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

We stayed at the Backpackers Hostel with a group of 14 for 11 days and it was one of the best hostels I've stayed in. Mel is a great host and she was always around to answer questions and give advice on what to do on the island. Her boys are so cute and made our group laugh while they... More 

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Fernie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Mel is such a gem! My stay was amazing and I honestly couldn't fault the hostel! Peaceful and a little oasis on Roatan Island! Thank you for an awesome stay and making my time on Roatan enjoyable! Close to the beach and easy to catch a taxi or collectivo in West End.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Friendly, inexpensive backpackers' hostel in Sandy Bay, just a few minutes walk from the botanical gardens and the dolphins. Dorm rooms with communal kitchen and porch as well as private rooms and apartments also available. Easy access to public transportation. Hostel grounds includes pool and patio, garden pergola and oceanview deck. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Roatan Backpackers' Hostel

Address: On the side road next to Roland Hardware | Sandy Bay, Sandy Bay, Roatan 00000, Honduras
Location: Honduras > Bay Islands > Roatan > Sandy Bay
Price Range: $22 - $24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Roatan Backpackers' Hostel Honduras - Bay Islands
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