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“Exceptional setting”
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24 reviews
The deck - front row seats to paradise
A bedroom with a view and breeze
Kitchen/ dinning area
Kitchen and dinning area are open with large counters
The howler Monkeys will entertain you deckside
Typical Sunset with Iguana - this big guy lives here too
Guest from Nanimo, B.C, Canada, shooting incredible photos from the deck
An amazing photo taken by a guest from B.C. right from the deck
Photos taken by guest from deck
bathroom with shower and view
Some evenings 15 pairs of Parrots will land in the trees beside the house
Bathroom is accessible to the bedroom
Brand new kitchen!
A walk through the village on the way to the Black Orchid Resort
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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Burrell Boom, Belize District

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Very good - based on 24 reviews
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jamiek69
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Exceptional setting”
Reviewed 19 March 2013 for a stay in February 2013
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Let's be clear: you are in the middle of the jungle and not at the Ritz. That being said, management has done their utter best to bring you as much comfort as can be expected. Situated beside the Black Orchid Resort, Howler House is perched 14 feet high in the jungle canopy beside the Belize River. The Howler monkeys traipse through the overhead every day on cue. Lizards, iguanas and crocodiles make their daily parade. All species keep a respectful distance as all know their proper territorial adventure. What the visitor can expect is an experience unparalleled anywhere else. The house has a 12' deck that surrounds the entire 400 sq. ft lodging and I spent most of my time there using good wifi, reading and engaging all my senses in a remarkable jungle experience. This is a rustic setting but it is appointed with the best that Belizean circumstances allow. And the village of Burrell Boom is one of the cutest, most delightful and friendly little towns you will ever experience. Highly recommended for anyone with an adventuresome spirit.

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Liked best: eco-environmental setting
Travelling group: Solo Traveller
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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DnD512
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Howl with the Howlers”
Reviewed 4 March 2013 for a stay in February 2013
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If you are looking for a place to begin, end or make a base for your adventure trip to Belize, the Howler Tree house is the place to be. You literally sit in the jungle trees on the banks of the Belize River. This jungle tree house will not disappoint you. It is spacious, in first rate condition and provides the privacy of your own secluded oasis but also has the convenience of a resort as it is associated with nearby Black Orchid Resort. So if you want to dine and have excellent food or sit by the pool, the resort staff will more than accommodate you in prompt and kindly service.

Erika is a wonderful host who not only provides a luxurious tree house, but also makes sure you are picked up and delivered where ever you need to go. There are cave tours, tubing, zip lining, and Mayan ruins close by as is Caye Caulker for the best snorkeling in the world. But what makes this property stand out is the connection to the jungle: whether it's listening to the roar of the monkeys at twilight, hearing the splish splash of gators and critters below you in the river, or watching the colorful and very large Iguanas run over one another, you will not be disappointed!!! So go howl with the howlers!!!

DnD

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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Canadian9...
Toronto, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Peace in the jungle”
Reviewed 3 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013
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Beautiful spot. wildlife everywhere and the Howler monkeys will thrill you. The Belize River is right at the door for canoeing, fishing or just watching the water flow by while lounging on the deck. Everything you need to totally relax.

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Liked best: The peaceful feeling and the warm fresh air and scenery
Liked least: Did not see the Manatees swimming in the river.
Travelling group: Friends
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Families with young children People with pets
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Paul M
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good base for Belize adventures”
Reviewed 25 February 2013 for a stay in January 2013
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I booked the howler house as a place to relax, read and enjoy the outdoors. It was perfect. The house is perched a few steps from a beautiful green river and the view is brilliant. The wraparound porch is where I spent most of my time, in a hammock, listening to the jungle. There is a family of howler monkeys that provided hours of entertainment. Burrell Boom village has simple stores, a fruit stand, and a few resturaunts where I was able to get the basics. I found the people very friendly. It's in a good spot to access the city and interior Belize. The Black Orchid staff members were very accomodating. There is a phone in the house and you can call them for help with anything. They provided a canoe and a bike during my stay. Erika is a great host and super accomodating. Would book again.

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Liked best: Canoeing up river into the beautiful jungle
Liked least: The occasional mosquito swarm
Travelling group: Solo
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