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    The Funky Dodo Backpackers

    Main street, Hopkins, Belize
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    Overview
    • Excellent56%
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    • Average6%
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    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 121 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    The place is beautiful with hammocks and a decent kitchen but this is not really a backpackers. We did not feel welcomed and the first evening we ended up going back to our room to hang out as the owners of the hostel were having...More

    Thank NattyPr
    Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you for your review. I am so sorry you did not feel welcomed. I wish I would have noticed that you weren't happy, and we would have invited you to join all of us. The common areas are for all to use, and quite...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The Funky Dodo Backpackers is a great hostel. It's located in the center of Hopkins right next to the sea. The staff is really nice and easy to communicate with. The place was very clean. I strongly recommend this hostel!

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    Thank valentin_lovis
    Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    From the entire staff here at the Funky Dodo: Thank you so much for your kind words! Safe travels!

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    What a Great place or make your home base while in Belize...I can't say enough about the owner's Anna and Roy helpful,kind and just great people ! My trip had to be cut short due to Family emergency they helped me in everyway possible ..the...More

    Thank Mary Anne S
    Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for your kind words. Hope all is well with your family, and hurry back!

    Reviewed 12 October 2017

    What a cute little hostel tucked away in thr little town of Hopkins! The rooms were great. The hammock room fantastic! The owners are very helpful, knowledgable, and fun! A worthwhile place to checkinto, if you are in the area.

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    Thank Jodi M
    Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 13 October 2017

    Thank you so much for your kind words! Safe travels!

    Reviewed 26 September 2017

    A nice friendly experience with two wonderful hosts Roy and Anna. Clean and secure, I know that I'll be coming back here again. Just a all round great place to stay. There's some great restaurants with in walking distances, the beach is nice and close....More

    Thank Michael Y
    Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 27 September 2017

    Thank you so much for the great review! See you again soon...safe travels!

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$13 - US$38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Location
    • Belize >
    • Stann Creek >
    • Hopkins
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    stormyblueeyez
    22 January 2017|
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    Response from Roy N | Property representative |
    Meals range from less than BZ$10 to over BZ$100, depending on what you want. A good Belizean meal (stew chicken, rice and beans) is usually BZ$10-15. Drinks- soft drinks and beer are about BZ$4. Wine is expensive. Mixed... More
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    4 March 2016|
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    Response from Karl K | Reviewed this property |
    Yep. bus frm Belize to Belmopan, and Ritchie, James, Griga, or any bus going to Dangriga. You must change buses in Dangriga. There is a 1020 bus to Hopkins and a 1730 bus to hopkins. A taxi from Dangriga will run you about... More
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    "I chose the shared bunk room."
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    "The dorms are HOT but there are enough fans in there to aim at most of the beds."
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    "Im older than most so a firmer matress would be nice but mostly young folk here so it was fine. Fans in room."
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    "Bring own lock, good kitchen for use, she will provide utensils/towels for refundable price."
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