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The Funky Dodo Backpackers

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Funky Dodo is a great choice for backpackers on budget and not just for them. Very cheap but at the same time cozy, clean, relaxed. Full-equipped kitchen, hammocks, beach just few meters behind the back gate and very friendly and always helping owners Anna and...More

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

Thank you so much from the entire Funky Dodo team! So happy that your stopped by, and glad you enjoyed Hopkins. Hurry back, and safe travels!

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Roy and Anna were both accommodating and incredibly helpful. If I had any questions about things in town they had the answers. They made me feel at home and comfortable from the moment I arrived (both times) until the moment I left. The atmosphere was...More

Thank Matt M
Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 15 April 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words from all of us at the Funky Dodo! Can't wait to see you again, and soon! In the meantime, we wish you safe travels!

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

before my trip to belize my friend told me that the funky dodo would be a perfect fit for me to stay in hopkins, affordable & everything i would need is right there, the setup is great with a nice area to sit down and...More

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Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words from all of us at the Funky Dodo! We loved having you, and hope you can come back soon! YAY Iceland! (I believe you were our first guest from there... :)

Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Good kitchen, chill out space, very clean bathrooms and showers. Staff very approachable. There is tourism in the town but a very low key affair! People are still visiting the town rather than the town visiting the tourists. Highly recommend Hopkins and Funky DodoMore

Thank Ben W
Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 25 March 2018

Thank you from the entire Funky Dodo team! --Really enjoyed your comment "People are still visiting the town rather than the town visiting the tourists." --This really does capture the Hopkins vibe. Hopkins Village is still genuine and authentic, as you say, but with enough...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed at The Funky Dodo for a few nights in a private room. We paid 60$Bz a night. Here’s our pros and cons and recommendation to fellow backpackers. The pros: + overall a well kept little hostel + nice shared outdoors space to eat...More

Thank Avner L
Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 28 February 2018

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry you feel we have "ridiculous" rules...they are in place to make sure all our guests can enjoy the Funky Dodo, and to keep everyone safe. "Smoking weed" is not legal in Belize, and we do not want to...More

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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
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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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"Save some cash, stay in the Dormitory"
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"Sharing a private room is a good buy."
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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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