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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a great place, Benque is a small town and is not easy to find hotels like this. Is perfect if you want to see Xunantunich and if you go to Tikal because is closer to the frontier. The owner Steve was kind and gave me good advices. If you are looking calm between nature and locals... go there!

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Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice room with a comfy bed and hot water (I was in the dorm). It was nice enough that $US22 for a dorm bed didn't feel overpriced, especially since I had the room to myself. Wifi only works if you sit out on the stairs. It's just under an hour to walk to the Xunantunich ruins which are great, especially... More 

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Belize
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77 reviews
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

I have written several reviews on this place and Tripadvisor said I broke the language rules. So I will keep it it brief and simple. It's not a SPA, It's not a Resort. The management/owner plays games. we didn't even stay, because of the terrible unsafe location. lost about 215.00 dollars plus taxi fees. baby diapers on the ground outside,... More 

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BENQUE R, Owner at Benque Resort and Spa, responded to this review

hmmmm, written by someone that didnt even stay here. I think that says enough right there. Tripa dvisor people are smart enough to see through this. More 

Fremantle, Australia
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Wow how we put it into words. Too say our stay was brilliant, would be a total understatement. Simply the best holiday experience, we've been privileged to be involved in. We couldn't thank trip advisor enough for directed us here. More importantly I'd like to thank one negative clowns review,as Steves reply was so we written, and now we know... More 

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Idaho
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

If you want to go to the interior of Belize, this is a great place to stay. My friend and I had the condo room, with 2 bedrooms, a kitchen, living room and huge balcony. It was a wonderful space. The hotel is so conveniently located in the center of town and close to San Ignacio and many ruins. Not... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 reviews
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Benque is a small, quiet town just outside of San Ignacio. The Resort is quaint and tucked away close to the river in a very safe neighborhood. Steve, the owner, makes your experience at the Resort one to remember. We had the downstairs 2-bedroom, 1 bath, kitchen condo and enjoyed it very much. If you're an early riser you can... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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40 reviews
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

This is a small town, near the border of Guatemala. The hotel is in a neighborhood where people live, not in a secluded area so you experience local life. Tortillas, meat pies, fruit and more being sold down the street on a daily basis. We strolled the streets at night, feeling completely safe, and ate the local food without worry... More 

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Edgewater, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Fun experience. Owner was helpful and knowledgeable. The couple that run the hotel are and ex-Canadian and his wife a friendly Guatemalan woman. A good combination as they spoke English and Spanish. The owner is a excellent musician if you can persuade him to play. In the middle of a Belizean town for the full Belize experience. Close to mountains... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

My mom and I stayed here for the first leg of our two week Belize vacation. Steve was so accommodating and informative. We went on a tour of ruins, waterfalls and caves. He introduced us to the local way of life there in Benque. We felt so comfortable and safe. I can't wait to return with my husband and have... More 

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La Conner, Washington
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Steve gave my daughter and I an amazing day! He took us on a tour that was full of waterfalls, caves, ruins, hikes and more. He was so fun had great stories about Belize. I can't wait to come back. Benque resort and spa is in a great location next to the river. It was easy to get anywhere near.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly renovated with luxury suites and Skydeck with view of Xunantunich pyramid ruins. Suites have River-view balconies, luxury beds, exotic hardwoods, 12 ft high ceilings, Wifi, safe and a/c.Nestled on the beautiful Mopan River, guests may inner tube the river to Xunantunich ruins from the hotel.This is the closest hotel to the ruins of Xunantunich and also a good location for caving, jungle tours and cultural festivals.SPA in premises available great value on massage. We are in the center of all the most popular attractions.Most visitors stay here because of the central location to all the attractions. There are 125 attractions within 60 minutes or less from the Hotel.Great rates $20 to $50 ENJOY LUXURY ACCOMODATIONS AT ECONOMY RATES!!!!!!! Why pay taxis and transportation, we are in the center of it all. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Benque Resort and Spa

Address: 14 Riverside Dr, Benque Viejo del Carmen, Belize (Formerly Benque Guest House)
Region: Belize > Cayo > Benque Viejo del Carmen
Price Range: £17 - £18 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Balcony riverside”
 of 5 bubbles JMilne13, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rooms facing east have the best view with balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles jt0912, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The 2 bedroom suite we stayed in did have a full size fridge and a propane stove and was very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles LynPaus, 1 Mar 2016 | Read review
“all are nice”
 of 5 bubbles jedj2016, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on main floor possibly available for people with disabilities or who want to rent a "suite" with kitchen facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles 343helened, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
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