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The Funky Dodo Backpackers

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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
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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

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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

Reviewed 15 February 2018

I came for a couple nights and stayed in the area for a month. Roy and Anna are absolutely fantastic and accommodating. Their kitchen facilities make staying on a budget very doable. The dorms are comfortable and all the guests I shared with are respectful...More

Thank Frank F
Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 16 February 2018

Thank you so much from all of us for your kind review. Safe travels, and we will see you soon!

Reviewed 4 February 2018

A well run hostel my the American owners, Roy is full of useful information about the local area and provided lots of good tips. The hostel is kept very clean, there's a decent kitchen and a laundry sink. Everything the backpacker needs and just a...More

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

Thank you so much for your review from all of us at the Funky Dodo! Safe travels!

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!

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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US$27 - US$38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$27 - US$38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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