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Stuart, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed 5 nights here after "winning" the all-inclusive stay at a charity auction in our hometown in Florida. I wanted to experience Mayan culture and the native wildlife and this lodge is perfectly situated for that! First off, we loved the thatched roof cabana. Looking up at the peaked thatch ceiling while in bed was so...

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Rob_Hirons, Owner at The Lodge At Big Falls, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay here. And so quickly! I have printed it out and passed it on to the staff who appreciate all the feedback they receive from guests.

Storrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although quite small and peaceful, this lodge provides good accommodation and excellent food. The fireflies in the evening are amazing and the local birds well worth seeing. Steven, their guide is expert in both locating and calling the birds to maximise your chance of seeing them. The staff overall and the owner Rob are very hands on to ensure your...

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Rob_Hirons, Owner at The Lodge At Big Falls, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review, Christine. It is always wonderful to see guests return and especially from as far away as the UK. Very pleased that you enjoyed your birding with Steven. Please come again.

Canandaigua
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a relief to stay in such nice surroundings after almost a month in Belize. No all-night barking dogs, no dust, no roosters crowing, no loud music..... Just peace and quiet. We enjoyed the welcoming rum punch, our room, the comfortable bed and pillows, and the refrigerator, shower, etc were great too. The outdoor ambience was just as nice....

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Rob_Hirons, Owner at The Lodge At Big Falls, responded to this review

So glad that you enjoyed your time at the lodge. Our staff really appreciate your feedback and I will be sharing your review with them all. And I can only agree that all our staff are just as good as you say. We are very fortunate to have such an enthusiastic and competent staff.

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Our one week stay rated as one of our top holidays. Everything from accommodation, food, hospitality and ambiance were excellent. The birding and fishing tours arranged for us were led by unforgettably knowleable and friendly guides who went out of their way to provide enjoyable experiences. The lodge is located in beautiful well cared for and peaceful setting. Highly recommended!

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Kiawah Island, South Carolina
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were part of a 12 person birding group that stayed at the Inn during the second week in February. Rob the owner and manager was there to greet us, and led us to our cottages. There are many bird species right on the Inn's extensive property, and guide Steven was at our beck and call. The Inn's van and...

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Rob_Hirons, Owner at The Lodge At Big Falls, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts and opinions with other Trip Advisor users. Delighted you enjoyed your birding and time with Steven, who as you say has retained his enthusiasm and determination to find target species for our guests. I will look forward to hosting you at the captain's table once again if you find your...

Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We did not stay at the Lodge, although their property is beautiful and their cabins look very inviting. My husband was part of a group who kayaked the river with a guide (Steven) to do some birding. Rob at the Lodge generously offered me use of their pool since I am not a birder. Needless to say, I had a...

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Rob_Hirons, Owner at The Lodge At Big Falls, responded to this review

I am so pleased that you enjoyed your short time here at the lodge and do hope that you will be able to return and stay for longer in future. We would love to welcome you and Terry back. Glad you also liked the bread that like all our baked goods and pastries is home-made here at the lodge.

Reviewed 29 November 2016

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our time here. We were celebrating our 15th wedding anniversary. The lodge has beautiful grounds. It was so cool to wake up to the sound of bird calls. The cabin we stayed at was very clean and roomy. We spent many hours relaxing on the porch. The pool was lovely. The staff was so...

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Rob_Hirons, Owner at The Lodge At Big Falls, responded to this review

We hope that you enjoyed a memorable fifteenth wedding anniversary. Our staff are always so pleased and gratified when guests express their appreciation. Thank you and have an enjoyable Christmas and New Year and come back again!

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the lodge while conducting a medical/water safety training class for H2O terra staff in early October. The staff at the lodge is top notch on every level. They are personable honest and beyond accommodating with little to no effort on the guests part. 10 stars given on a 5 star scale. The setting is one that novelists...

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Rob_Hirons, Owner at The Lodge At Big Falls, responded to this review

Dear Rick, Many thanks for your review and your 10 star rating! We all look forward to seeing you once again with your family. We were all impressed by the professionalism of the training that you provided for the staff of H2OTierra and their own high standards.

Tulsa
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We had taken a driving tour from Placencia down to Punta Gorda for lunch and needed to get back further north before finding a place to rest for the night. We saw the sign on the road and asked some locals who pointed us down the country lane. Oh my! It took asking a few more along the short way...

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Rob_Hirons, Owner at The Lodge At Big Falls, responded to this review

Many thanks for dropping in. We were happy to be able to offer a good night's rest. Do come again.

Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stayed for two nights in August. The Lodge arranged our airport pick up at Punta Gorda and took us from the airport to the Cacao/chocolate Farm. The Cacao farm was fun and very interesting- we shelled cocoa beans and ground them into chocolate paste then got to try the 100% cacao. We stayed in the air conditioned wooden cabanas...

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Robert H, Owner at The Lodge At Big Falls, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay. Your advice about the air-conditioned cabanas is useful at this time of year when humidity is higher even though the rain cools the temperature. So glad that you enjoyed the food at the lodge. We will pass on your comments to our kitchen staff. They appreciate guests' feedback. The transfer...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Intimate family run jungle resort on the banks of the Rio Grande. The palm thatched cottages have en-suite bathrooms with shower garden. Beautifully tiled floors, fans and screened, wood louvered windows offer a cool living area. Relax in hammocks on your own veranda. We offer a full service restaurant and bar, a wide range of on-site activities including kayaking and river tubing and day tours organized by the lodge with our local Mayan guides. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lodge At Big Falls

Address: PO Box 103, Big Falls, Belize
Region: Belize > Toledo District > Big Falls
Price Range: $381 - $557 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lodge At Big Falls 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Some rooms are thatched - some have AC. It depends on your preference. Some rooms have hitchenette, some not”
 of 5 bubbles L2911NOchristineb, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If a/c is important to you ask. . . I don't think all bungalows have it.”
 of 5 bubbles nsm316, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“book the new cabanas with air conditioning”
 of 5 bubbles smgapp, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All of the units are thatched huts for one party. Two of them overlook the main lawn area and several are near the river. All are good!”
 of 5 bubbles Q8871VAwilliamh, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“The Riverview cabana was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles X2959GOsimons, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
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