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    The Funky Dodo Backpackers

    Main street, Hopkins, Belize
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    Overview
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    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    1 - 5 of 116 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I liked the property itself, the kitchen and cooking facilities are good along with the showers and toilets and proximity to the beach. The staff/owners seemed sometimes a bit fed up and not particularly enthusiastic, I may have just caught them on a bad couple...More

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

    I'm sorry if we were 'grumpy'--you may have caught us on a bad day...We try to be friendly and welcoming to everybody, as the majority of our reviews prove. As to the deposits, we only ask for what it would cost to replace the items...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This is one of the most relaxed hostels I have ever stayed at. The owners, Anna and Roy, are two amazing people that put up with me asking 1,000 questions a day. They are building some awesome stuff at the Funky Dodo, so by the...More

    Thank Eric S
    Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for your kind words. Questions don't bother us-- if we can help, we will. We are indeed expanding/renovating. Watch this space for pictures...coming soon!

    Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

    The Funky Dodo Backpackers' Hostel is an awesome place to call home. I really enjoyed the private room, and the outdoor kitchen was beyond fabulous!! The hammock-filled courtyard, with its vibrant flowers, trees, and decorations, will make you feel like you are truly in Paradise!!...More

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    Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you so much, and we hope to see you again soon!

    Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

    My friend and I stayed for four nights in a room with one bunk bed. We enjoyed lounging in the central hammocks and appreciated the shared kitchen space. In fact, the layout really promotes guests mingling with one another to share tips and experiences. The...More

    Thank Michael K
    Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you so much! We are indeed living the dream, getting to know people like you.... :)

    Reviewed 19 June 2017

    _kitchen for shared use + rent of plastic dishes _great service and support (laundry, ...); _hammocks outside in the hostel garden _few steps away from the beach _helpful & supportive owner's couple _different rooms in size

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    Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for kind review! Happy travels! *one note on the dishes: we don't charge for the use of dishes, we merely take a deposit. The deposit is returned in it's entirety upon return of the complete set. Non-malicious breakage (stuff happens...) is not penalized.

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$ 25 - US$ 32 (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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    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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    "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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    "I stayed in a private room, and would go that route again"
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