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The Funky Dodo Backpackers

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Overview
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Karuba South Main street Steps Away From The Main Intersection In The Village, Hopkins Belize See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
Laundry Service
2 Star accommodation
Reviews (176)
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All reviews outdoor kitchen bus stop staff owners shared kitchen decent kitchen dorm room no hot water place to stay friendly locals perfect location wealth of knowledge the beach is nice fellow travelers laid back a great stay wonderful hosts stayed longer
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Funky Dodo in Hopkins village is my home away from home for planning and making progress at our Belize Eco Village project near Maya Centre village. This is a popular backpackers destination for many good reasons. The newly remodeled dorms and rooms are nice and...More

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Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. We can't wait to see you again! Safe travels!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a American Businessman I could stay anywhere I wish, but I have found a home away from home, The staff there truly do make me feel at home. This is NOT a $150. a night resort and may not be for everyone but...More

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Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 1 week ago

The entire team here at the Funky Dodo sends out heartfelt thanks! We are so glad to have you part of our family, and look forward to seeing you again soon. Safe travels!

Reviewed 16 September 2018

Our room was very clean with a big bathroom and roomy showers. Very good for the price. I would highly recommend to anyone trying to save money. Would definitely visit again. Maybe it's a good idea to bring your own coffee mug. Plenty of free...More

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Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 16 September 2018

Thank you so much from all of us at the Funky Dodo! Our coffee mugs do seem to keep vanishing.... Hope to see you again soon, and we wish you happy and safe travels!

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

What can I say?! My fave accommodation so far. Great hosts, right by beach, amazing location near shops and restaurants, fantastic wifi, beautiful communal area with hammocks and one where it's easy to meet and socialise with other travellers, very clean, super friendly team, night...More

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Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you so much from all of us! So glad you stopped by, we really did not want you to leave, either! We truly hope to see you again soon. Safe and happy travels!

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We spent 4 nights in the funky dodo and really enjoyed our stay. The rooms are small but they have a veery nice outdoor area with palms, hammocks and lights just 15 meters from the beach. There is also a communal kitchen. The staff was...More

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Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 24 August 2018

Thank you so much from the entire Funky Dodo team. Glad to have met you, and we're happy to be of service. Come back soon, and we wish you happy and safe travels!

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About
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The Funky Dodo Backpackers Hostel is located right in center of the original Garifuna village of Hopkins on the Caribbean coast of Belize. We offer comfortable budget accommodation in the spacious 16 bed dormitory More in full size single bunk beds and we have 10 private rooms that accommodate from 1 to 4 people with either shared or private bathrooms. We have free high speed Wi-Fi everywhere on the property and a cool shaded sandy yard where you can relax and chill out. We have hammocks and plenty of seating, a well equipped kitchen free of use and plenty of clean bathrooms. We assist our guests with the finding the best, lowest cost tour operators; you will be able to get out there and see the sights for the best prices in town. We are here to help and we will make sure you know where you are going and you know how to get there and that you are fully aware of all the things to see in and around the village. Come hang out with the coolest people from all around the world! See you soon! Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$27 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Belize > Stann Creek > Hopkins
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Traveller (56)
Room & Suite (26)
Pool & Beach (3)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (3)
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tcspo
27 December 2017|
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Response from Roy N | Property representative |
Hi there! You can email us at info@funkydodo.bz You can also find and message us on Facebook @funkydodo Our phone is (501) 676.DODO
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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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"Treetop rooms are nice."
mmH5253QJ
3 days ago
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"Save some cash, stay in the Dormitory"
frankfF2861TG
14 Feb 2018
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"Sharing a private room is a good buy. "
Z2844KBbobs
26 Dec 2017
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"I chose the shared bunk room."
jodim141
12 Oct 2017
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