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Hobbies Hideaway

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Murray River, Canada
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We arrived home and we want to let you know we had a wonderful time at Hobbies Hideaway. We were so happy be have been able to enjoy your new apartment and you are both great hosts. The ability to just walk out on the dock and swim every day and just relax most of the time will be long...

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Mary Lou and Al. Thanks for a great review. We do try hard to make our guests happy when on Roatan. Great fishing trip and island tour. We should present the Barracuda teeth to all future guests that fish with us if caught. A unique memory of Roatan and it's beautiful reef system. Thanks for staying with us. Hope...

Blind River, Canada
Reviewed 2 April 2017

From the moment John picked us up at the airport until the moment he dropped us off it was a wonderful experience. We had an apartment which looked out over the sea and you only had to walk across the verandah to step on to the white sand beach. We experienced snorkeling from the pier, an excellent guided snorkeling tour...

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello GS and Dianne. Thank you for staying with us. Good people promote good vacations to new people. Our location and amenities, you certainly experienced the island. Now you know the islands, diving snorkeling great fishing,restaurants, and our comfortable accommodations. Quiet ,laid back and relaxed , I think it was our pleasure to have meet you. Dianne beautiful tan even...

Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Just as described, a quiet beach getaway with plenty of sea, sand and fun. The apartment had a full size fridge and well equipped kitchen. The porch is great to hang out on. Snorkeling was awesome with the reef right outside your door. Sue and John are great hosts and always were available. Ron is a great fishing and snorkeling...

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Jill and Dominick. Thanks for staying with us. Yes Ronald knows the waters. No bonefish this trip bt hook ups were there. ! Jill you told it how it is without a lot of words. Thanks and see you next year. Reserve early. Sandy Bay, just outside of the West End tourism route , its quietness and reef is...

Reviewed 15 March 2017

Great place to stay.. Enjoyed every minute. Close to West end, Beach is nice and Private access to dock to easy snorkeling on the near side of the reef. John will give you scoop on the locals for free!!

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello A & G , Thank you for your review. Very happy Roatan was rewarding to you. We do provide a insight to your vacation time when staying at Hobbies Hideaway. It does help you navigate the island in a less costly manner . Snorkeling is some of the best at Hobbies !! Our other guests and us enjoyed your...

Reviewed 13 February 2017

You know you are in the Caribbean when you step off the beautiful deck/patio and your feet hit the sand! This is a perfect, laid back place to spend your get away in the blue waters outside the doors of Hobbies Hideaway! John and Sue are so accommodating; tell them what you need and they are on it! One of...

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. WOW.You have presented the facts. Thank you for staying with us and hope to see you or friends next year. Sincerely, John and Sue, Ronald and Taboo

Arkona, Canada
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Hobbies offers large and small efficiency apartments. They are located on a large secluded beach with easy access to the best restaurants, attractions, parks, diving and snorkeling. You can swim to the reef. The apartments feature high end mattresses, ample air-conditioning, and North American TV channels. There is a lovely deck if you wish to just sit and enjoy the...

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Thanks Ian, In the middle of the busy season as you know we stay busy providing our guests with all they need for Roatan. Just a part of our 5 star hospitality to ensure they have a memorable vacation at Hobbies Hideaway. I think you have found our rates the best for direct beach and reef access. Dive charters are...

Lewiston, MN, USA
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I would to give a big thank you to John and Sue. This was our first time at Roatan and I am glad we stayed at Hobbies Hideaway! John and Sue where very helpful with everything we did or wanted to do. John took Heidi and I on a tour of the island and when I same the island I...

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Minnesota
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

A big thank you to John and Sue for the great accommodations, advice on navigating the island and wonderful amenities at Hobbies Hideaway! We loved the fishing, snorkeling and island tour in addition to the serene environment and friendly commons area looking at the beach. We can't wait to be back!

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Thanks !! Your input makes it possible for future guests to enjoy the many amenities Hobbies Hideaway offers at reasonable costs. Showing you the island with us is the best way to have seen what the island has to offer. Sitting on the large covered socializing patio right on the beach is the serene moments in touch with nature. Hobbies...

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a nice week at Hobbies. Despite all of the rain, we were still able to enjoy the kayaks and snorkeling. John and Ronald were both great and very resourceful, and we had a lot of laughs with the other guests. As many other reviewers stated, bring Deep Woods Off!!

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Rison, Arkansas
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Thank you so much for the best hospitality and a most comfortable stay at Hobbies! We plan on returning as soon as we can and we will always check with you for a vacancy when returning to Roatan. We really enjoyed the time spent at your very clean and comfortable 2 bedroom apartment that felt like home away from home....

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Hobbieshideaway, Owner at Hobbies Hideaway, responded to this review

Hello Ronda and Jesse, Very happy to hear you enjoyed your vacation time at Hobbies Hideaway. Let us know when you plan to return. As you know we stay busy. Hobbies is unique for a couple like you. Good luck with the Utila adventure, There a ferry service now that runs between the two islands. Best diving and snorkeling still...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Room Service
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Sandy Bay,just off the main road on a secluded beachfront area that is quiet and tranquil. The white sand beach parallels the reef and inside the Roatan Marine preserve . Here is a pristine reef system with a abundance of tropical fish and corals within swimming distance from your accommodations Hobbies Hideaway offers affordable prices and a excellent location. Close to West End for the night life,bars and restaurants yet far enough away not to hear the bands at night. Coxen Hole has the new supermarkets and sovenier shops. Best prices on the island just a taxi ride away. $2.00 a person ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hobbies Hideaway

Address: Main Island road, Sandy Bay | directly on the beach Beach, Roatan 11011, Honduras
Region: Honduras > Bay Islands > Roatan
Price Range: ₹ 2,586 - ₹ 6,464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Hobbies Hideaway Roatan, Bay Islands
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“Each apartment has its own charms. 1,2 and 4 have the best views”
shafleystewart, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Make reservations in advance. John is fluent in Spanish and helpful in many situations.”
jessieb878, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Insist on the ocean front ones--they are larger and, obviously, face the ocean with an added advantage of better wifi, too.”
colleenl409, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Very comfy living quarters, had everything we needed or wanted.”
1PamG, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There are 2 apartments on ground level. Owners live in apartment above.”
Ikkysma, 19 May 2016 | Read review
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