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“Scary” 1 of 5 stars
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Ranked #7 of 7 Hotels in Belize City
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Scary”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2008

We asked a local on one of the cays for a recommendation for our last night in Belize City. This person must have been a co-owner. It was very dirty with bugs crawling all over the room. Since it was late in the day and we wanted to go to the casino, we stayed. We left for the casino - but no one told us that you had to be back in the room at a certain time. When we came back that night, there was a locked metal gate across the door. It was very dark outside and not in a good part of town. We banged sticks on the gate for half an hour before someone came to the door...then they didn;t want to let us in!!! We finally got in but the entire hotel was dark with only a few night lights to guide us up the stairs. There seemed to be shady characters hiding in the shadows. We slept in our clothes for a few hours and got the heck out of there! We have been going to Belize for years and this is the only bad experience we have ever had.

  • Liked — Nothing
  • Disliked — Everything
  • Stayed June 2006, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
      Check in / front desk
    • 1 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars
      Service
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2006

Don't stay unless you have someone in your room at all times. Travelers have had items stolen from their rooms. This is a sincere warning.

  • Liked — the price
  • Disliked — the fear of robbery
  • Tips/Secrets — Dont stay there unless you stay in your room
  • Stayed November 2006, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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11 Thank RoseRabbit
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Additional Information about Royal Orchid Hotel

Property: Royal Orchid Hotel
Address: New Road and Douglas Jones St., Belize City, Belize
Location: Belize > Belize District > Belize City
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 7 Hotels in Belize City
Number of rooms: 45
Also Known As:
Royal Orchid Hotel Belize/Belize City

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