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The Funky Dodo Backpackers

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“rooftop bar”(5 reviews)
“outdoor kitchen”(3 reviews)
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Free Wifi
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2 Star Hotel
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 14 bed dormitory in full size single bunk beds and we have 8 private rooms that...
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Main street, Hopkins, Belize
37.4 km to Placencia Airport
16 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Overall great place. Good location stayed for a week with a buddy. Nice that they have the option of private rooms for guest that are staying longer like we did. Price is perfect. Very clean & friendly staff.

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Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 30 January 2018

Thank you so much from all of us at the Funky Dodo! Safe travels, hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We had a great stay at the Funky Dodo Backpackers Hostel, there's dormitory rooms available and private rooms, some ensuite like ours. The ambience of the place is what makes this place work so well. In addition the owners Roy and Anna have a wealth...More

Thank 305markc
Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 24 January 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words from all of us here at the Funky Dodo. Safe travels, and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 16 January 2018

I was a little sick when I got there, but the management and all the people connected took a good care to make sure that I had a plenty of water to drink and a good place to sleep which I needed, and when I...More

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

Thank you so much for your kind words from all of us here! We're glad to help whenever and wherever we can...and to make you one of the family. Safe travels, and can't wait to see you again!

Reviewed 13 January 2018

I can't wait to return to what I can now call my second home thanks to Anna, Roy and there furry family. Located in beautiful place it was hard to imagine leaving. The beds are so comfortable which I'd never really expect. I love the...More

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Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 13 January 2018

Thank for your kind words from all of us --including Jax, Maya and Fritz! We miss you already, and can't wait for you to come back! --and we're really glad you liked our brand new mattresses--

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Clean and plentiful showers/ sinks. Ok option in a place with not really many good options for cheap accommodation. Mattresses are so so so bad, it’s not good to allow people to sleep on them really... still, I guess I survived. Hosts are nice.

Thank riofan
Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 13 January 2018

Thank you for your review. We have replaced every mattress in the Funky Dodo with brand new ones! Sorry this didn't happen in time for your visit (they were on order for six months), hope you visit us again soon!

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
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Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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US$27 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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US$27 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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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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"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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