We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“definitely the best hotel during my 9-day trip all over the country”
Review of Hotel de la Fuente

We can't find prices for this hotel
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this hotel, but we can search other options in Orange Walk
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Hotel de la Fuente
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Orange Walk
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed May 14, 2013

This hotel was the best hotel I visited during my travels all over the country...including stays in San Ignacio, Orange Walk and Punta Gorda. But even without comparing to any other hotel in the country, or elsewhere in the world, this place is simply fantastic. Very, very highly recommended for the ease with booking, the quality of the room and its furnishings, the fantastic staff, and just the 'magic' of this special place. While I would have rated the place as fantastic anyway, what a pleasant surprise it was that I wasn't charged for laundry done in-house because I was there on a Sunday and the normal service was closed. That gesture on the hotel's part says so much about its willingness to be helpful and accommodating, not to mention so much about *not* getting lost in a range of inevitable transactions and instead doing everything possible to make whatever happen.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank rhettbudapest
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review
Reviews (298)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

148 - 154 of 298 reviews

Reviewed April 20, 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights, on the second floor facing the parking area. The room was very clean, with A/C, wifi and a continental breakfast included. It was great at the end of the day to lounge on the deck area with a cold beer and re-visit the days events. The staff were excellent, assisting where they could when we had a car rental breakdown, arranging a Lamanai tour by boat and advising on dining options. Location is good, as you can readily walk most of the downtown from here.

One minor downside was a group of younger folks staying in the next tower that got very drunk and very vocal over the course of 2-3 hours one evening; they should have been given the boot however we understand the complications that may have caused!

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank Naturally_Wonders
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed April 13, 2013

We didn’t stay here, and so normally I wouldn’t comment. But we were so impressed with the staff that it felt only right to leave a review.

We arrived in Orange Walk at six o’clock in the morning after an overnight bus ride down from Mexico. With almost everywhere still closed, we needed to kill a couple of hours until we could do what we needed in town and then move on. Naturally we were keen to get breakfast and coffee but couldn’t find anywhere open; we stopped by at Hotel de la Funte to ask for suggestions, and they immediately insisted that we make use of their breakfast facilities for free.

As well as providing toast, fruit and coffee, the staff were hugely friendly, offering advice and suggestions for our time in Belize, looking after our bags when we went out, and arranging for a taxi driver for our onward journey. All of this was done without any suggestion of expecting payment.

It’s hard to review a hotel when you haven’t even seen a room, but if the attitude and approach of the staff are anything to go by, then this place has got to be pretty good.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • Location
    • Service
1  Thank acr606
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed April 10, 2013

This 3 story hotel is clean, modern and comes with A/C, free wifi, and continental breakfast. Our room was on the 3rd floor, with no elevator, but we didn't mind. There's a great view of the river behind the hotel from our floor. Our building was also off the street, so ask for a room in the back if you want quiet. The staff was very helpful, and organized our trip to Lamanai. Room 309 has a sliding door with a patio overlooking the New River.

Room Tip: Rooms in the building behind the office are much quieter, but if you can't climb stairs, be sure...
See more room tips
  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank Vacationers62
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 21, 2013

We stayed in a junior sweet for only 10 dollars more. The rooms were modern and great. The management was extremely helpful. It was in the middle of town and well located. They had a deal with a local restaurant to have the meals charged to the rent. We had a shuttle to the local airport at very reasonable cost. When the plane was delayed they did not charge us the shuttle cost. The rooms were very clean. The excursion to laminai was well run and very informative. I recommend this hotel. The rooms clean and comfortable and the people very helpful and accommodating.

Stayed: March 2013, traveled with friends
Thank Yukonbis
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 13, 2013

The room was spacious and very clean. There was a refrigerator and coffee maker in the room and they provided the coffee which was nice. Basic breakfast was included in the price. The staff was extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Their boat trip to Lamanai was excellent.

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank MiiFinland
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed March 13, 2013

We stayed there for 2 nights and wore amaized how welcoming, helpful and caring the satff was! We visited other two hotels before coming there and it is definetely the winner!
Just as we stoped at the hotel we noticed that our car was leaking petrol and before we knew it we had a mechanic cheking our car to make sure everything was well! It is better customer service that in Europe!!!! The room we had was on the second level and had comfy beds with soft bed sheets and comfy pillows, hot shower also had a cable TV, fridge, microwave, coffee machine and grounded coffee to help yourself (that's much more than other hotels had in the same price range or more expensive) More over this hotel had bycicles and kanoe for the guests to use free of charge, as it stands just next to the river. Also they offer unforgetable boat trip to beautiful Lamanai pyramids, that in our opinion its a MUST (with a car it is a very long and slow 4 hour trip on a bumpy gravel road) We definetely will stay there on our next trip to Belize. Big Thank You to Amaizing people working there!

Room Tip: rooms on the river side are very quiet, although we enjoyed room on the second level, just round the...
See more room tips
  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank Ruta35
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Orange Walk
22.9 mi away
Almond Tree Hotel Resort
Almond Tree Hotel Resort
#1 of 6 in Corozal Town
193 reviews
19.7 mi away
Maruba Resort Jungle Spa
23.8 mi away
The Sea Breeze Hotel
The Sea Breeze Hotel
#3 of 6 in Corozal Town
139 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.0 mi away
George Hardie's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
0.0 mi away
Chan Chich Lodge
Chan Chich Lodge
#2 of 8 in Orange Walk
222 reviews
3.7 mi away
Lamanai Landings Hotel & Marina
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Hotel de la Fuente? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel de la Fuente

Address: 14 Main Street, Orange Walk, Belize
Location: Belize > Orange Walk District > Orange Walk
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Orange Walk
Price Range: $30 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Centrally located on Main Street, downtown. We offer 22 rooms of which 3 are junior suites with kitchenette & 10 upgraded premium rooms on the newly built "East Wing" with queen beds, flat screen TV, fridge & coffee maker. Wireless internet access throughout the property, complimentary computer with internet access & coffee in lobby. We serve a hot breakfast daily 6:30 am to 10 am. Breakfast items include omelettes, french toast, fruit plates, traditional Belizean items such as fried jacks and Johnny Cakes, and fresh fruit juices. Banquitas House of Culture, La Popular Bakery, Scotiabank, Belize Bank and Atlantic Bank are all within two blocks. Daily Tours to Lamanai, Altun Ha and Community Baboon Sanctuary. 24 hr. security & parking. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
De La Fuente Hotel
Hotel De La Fuente Belize/Orange Walk

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing