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Hotel del Rio

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Very basic hotel in a good location. I stayed in the back in room three. It was as simple as you can get; bed, bathroom, refrig, and A/C. In general this is a place to stash your stuff while you experience the island and then come back to a comfortable bed. Not a hang out on site type of location....

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Jim S, Owner at Hotel del Rio, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us In beautiful San Pedro at the Hotel del Rio. Jim

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 18 March 2016

We had a great stay here. The room was clean and there was a nice breeze coming off the ocean to make the room comfortable. You are off the main road so you won't have all the golf cart traffic. The staff will help you book activites and get you a cab if you need one to get the air...

1Thank Michele A
Jim S, Owner at Hotel del Rio, responded to this review

We sure appreciate you staying with us at Hotel del Rio. Thanks for the great review and we hope you enjoyed Ambergris. Jim

Reviewed 2 March 2016

Very nice place to stay close enough to all the action. The beaches around here are not great; however, the huts at this hotel are fantastic. For minimalist, but it is really nice to hear the wind passing through your hut. Close enough walk from the fairy terminal.

1Thank Juanito L
Jim S, Owner at Hotel del Rio, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us at Hotel del Rio, on the beach on Ambergris Caye. We really appreciate you. Jim

Puyallup, Washington
Reviewed 26 February 2016

I spent 2days at Hotel Del Rio and love it! Time just stood still here. The staff is friendly and very helpful. I stayed in a loft type unit with a bedroom downstairs. No TV didn't need it nor want it, everything you need or want is there in San Pedro .The sunrise there is beautiful as well as the...

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Jim S, Owner at Hotel del Rio, responded to this review

You don't have to keep Hotel del Rio secret! Thanks for staying with us. Jim

Blue Springs
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We chose this hotel because of the price as well as the location. It is on the northern end of the caye which is much more quite than around the city square. We could walk anywhere we wanted to go in 15 minutes. Javier and Tomas were great. We had several questions before arriving and they responded to our request...

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Jim S, Owner at Hotel del Rio, responded to this review

We want to thank you for staying with us at Hotel del Rio, in beautiful San Pedro Town, Belize. Your response is very much appreciated. Thanks Jim

Bath, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 January 2016

In January, 2016, we stayed for 5 nights in Coco Cabana at the sea & woke up every morning with a view of the sunrise which was absolutely breath taking. The small bungalows on the beach were wonderful and a few steps from the water. Tomas & Javier were terrific and helpful with making arrangements for golf carts (you will...

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Jim S, Owner at Hotel del Rio, responded to this review

Thank your for choosing Hotel del Rio for your stay on Ambergris Caye. We also appreciate your great review. Jim Seale

Aberdeen, South Dakota
Reviewed 20 January 2016

We spent 5 days at the Hotel Del Rio in January of 2016. We stayed in one of the cabana rooms with no air conditioning and never missed it. with a ceiling fan and another fan in a corner, and windows on all walls, we had plenty of circulation to keep cool. Room was small by U.S.A. standards, but very...

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Jim S, Owner at Hotel del Rio, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of Hotel del Rio. We also think if a Jewel on the Beach. Thanks Jim Seale

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

The staff at Hotel Del Rio was extremely helpful and accommodating. The room has a small fridge and nice shower. The location, north of the downtown area on the beach, was perfect with a 15-minute walk to most of the restaurants; some were even closer. WiFi was strong on the covered, outdoor common area, but weak in the room. Very...

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Jim S, Owner at Hotel del Rio, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us at Hotel del Rio. Hope to see you again. Jim

Salado, Texas
Reviewed 8 January 2016

The place met and exceeded our expectations. Thomas and Javier were great. Only downside was transportation unless you like to walk and ride a bike. Stayed for 4 weeks. My wife to my surprise wants to go back.

1Thank drich2016
Jim S, Owner at Hotel del Rio, responded to this review

Thank your for staying with us at Hotel del Rio. We so appreciate your response and the people their will be glad you enjoyed them and the place. Thanks Jim

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Hotel del Rio was exactly what I was looking for in a budget caribbean hotel: fantastic location on the beach that was close enough to town to walk but far enough away to feel secluded, attentive staff that went out of their way to provide us with recommendations and advice, and clean well-maintained rooms (although the buildings themselves are in...

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Jim S, Owner at Hotel del Rio, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this great review and for stay with us at Hotel del Rio. Jim

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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 10 minute walk from the center of town, on a quite beach north of town, Hotel del Rio has clean and comfortable; Thatch Roof Cabanas on the Beach, Air Condition units and Standard Rooms all with a great beach front view. We also have 2 large cabanas with a complete Kitchen. All our units have private bathroom with hot and cold showers, refrigerators and coffee maker. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel del Rio

Address: 1/4 Mile North of Downtown | Beach Front Boco Del Rio Before the Bridge, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
Region: Belize > Belize Cayes > Ambergris Caye > San Pedro
Price Range: $66 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel del Rio 2.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Del Rio Hotel
Hotel Del Rio Belize/San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in San Pedro
#25 Romantic Hotel in San Pedro
#33 On the Beach Hotel in San Pedro
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“Very nice verandas if you can get one of the beachfront cabanas.”
franziskawolfberlin, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Free wifi is available as long as you're close to the office.”
crystals646, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Our Cabana Chica was the closest to the waterfront.”
gypcgirl5, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The front bungalow's are the way to go!!!!! The closer you are to the office the better the wifi service!!!”
chriscA878LT, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There is some motor cycle/golf cart traffic along the beach, but it quiets down at night.”
JBMax, 4 May 2016 | Read review
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