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Brookneal, Virginia
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate at Calico Jack's with three colleagues of mine on November 3, 2016. The dining room was clean, well-lit and welcoming. We were in a hurry, so we did the boring thing and ordered nachos. They were pretty good. The trouble with chips in Belize is that they are rarely dry and crisp. I have ordered Nachos at probably... More 

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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

My husband I came here on my honeymoon. They sent someone to pick us up from our resort in San Ignacio and took us straight to the zipline start where we began the CJV extreme tour. We had 2 excellent tour guides and were the only ones in the group. We didn't see anyone around so it felt like a... More 

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Minneapolis
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Calico Jack's Village is an amazing place. Located in the heart of the rainforest where one can experience the sights, sounds and sensations of the jungle; it provides an extraordinary, full-service jungle resort experience. The accomodations were very nice, the staff was outstanding (helpful, fun, engaging, up-beat, personable) and the food was delicious. In addition, the staff was extremely helpful... More 

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Thank ermagertrude
Shaya01, Owner at Calico Jack's Village, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us! More 

Lambertville, New Jersey
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 1 February 2016

Cant say enough about how I loved Calico Jacks. The rain forest environment is magical. My accommodation was lovely and secure. The dining room with lounge looking out at the pool is inviting and comfortable. I eat mostly vegetarian so was very pleased by their variety of menu offerings. The Belizean food and Vegetarian (American inspired with a Belizean twist)... More 

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Thank Mary S
Shaya01, Manager at Calico Jack's Village, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and for sharing your experience! More 

Vista, California
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016

So many great things to say about Calico Jack's Village. Pros: *Beautiful location *Wonderful Staff, *Great accommodations, *Fabulous Tour Guides, *Best Zip Line I've ever been on. Cons: *No Wifi to speak of (I know you're in the jungle, but people should know if they are going to go there) Wasn't a big issue for us as we only stayed... More 

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Thank Wrough
Shaya01, Owner at Calico Jack's Village, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us! For clarification, we do have wifi service so guests can check their email though our location in the rainforest means that there are not systems and infrastructure available yet to support high speed cable and the downloading/uploading of large files. More 

Michigan
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

We had John, Alex and Raymond for our guides for our zip line adventure. They were knowledgeable and friendly. It was myself and my mother, it was her first time and we did the intermediate course. Great time with great guides.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015

The owner and staff was fantastic, always helpful and smiling they made you feel welcome, I wanted to go zip lining , but I ran out of time, I am planing to go back soon. I recommend this wonderful place to relax and unwind and to forget the stressful lifes we live. The Best Place to do that is Calico... More 

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Scott Township, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

We did the zip line here. The guides were professional and friendly. Nice place, buildings were very well maintained. Would recommend for zip line. Would have liked to see the overnight accommodations but I would imagine there very nice.

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Foster, Rhode Island
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2015

We just wanted to rest before our flight back, we didn't do any adventures and were the only guest there at the time (awesome!) The staff is excellent, very personable and friendly and the grounds are beautiful. However, the room we stayed in (Sun Temple) only has 1 window that opens and you have to pay an extra $20 for... More 

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Shaya01, Owner at Calico Jack's Village, responded to this review

Thank you taking your time to provide feedback on your impromptu overnight visit. Thank you also for the positive feedback concerning our “excellent” staff and “beautiful” grounds. Perhaps the limited time spent on the property has led to misinformation about our services. In this regard, please note that our property is one of a few in our area that offer... More 

Albany, New York
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

We wanted to spend 1/2 day zipping through the jungle of Belize. We had our small group of 4 and the two best guides we could ask for. Last zip absolute best at 500 feet long. Awesome and personal experience with no huge crowd or commercialism. We had a fantastic time.

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Shaya01, Owner at Calico Jack's Village, responded to this review

Thanks to you for zip lining with us and for sharing your views!! More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Calico Jack's is a jungle lodge located in the village of El Progresso, in the Mt. Pine Ridge area of Cayo District in Belize, Central America. We offer lovely accommodations for families and couples with 2 -3 bedroom units with 2-3 bathrooms including kitchenettes, A/C, internet and cable TV and a full service bar and restaurant. Calico Jack's specializes in adventure tours. We offer zip lining (more than 3,000 feet), rappelling, cable walk and feature Belize's only jungle swing "El Columpio". Calico Jack's invites you to visit us to experience a refreshingly authentic tropical adventure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Calico Jack's Village

Address: El Progresso (7 Mile), Belize
Region: Belize > Cayo
Number of rooms: 5
Hotel Style:
#6 Top resorts Hotel in Cayo
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“Building the "Palace" which is not open yet (April 2015) so maybe they are better designed. Temple rooms are very good for larger groups or families.”
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“sun temple was nice”
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