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“Avoid this place, no value for money”
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Holiday Hotel
Ranked #40 of 54 Hotels in San Pedro
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 12 January 2011

Yust moved out of there.
No good airco
Horrible beds with spirals comming thru
Very expensive (127 us per night for a horrible room)
Now in the maya princess.
Big room with tv/kitchen/balcony/ocean view/ 2 fans/Ac for 110 US !!!

  • Stayed: January 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 October 2010

This place was a great place to stay. The service was good and the staff were very helpful and knowledgable. The rooms were clean and the location was excellent. The nights were a bit noisy but this is the down town area and people party late.

  • Stayed: October 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 May 2010

My husband and I stayed here with our 4 and 6 year old for 7 days and loved it. It is a small hotel that sits right on the beach and is in the heart of San Pedro. We actually chose this hotel because my parents used to stay here in the 70's (and the owner and some of the staff are still here!). The hotel architecture is charming and the rooms, while not super-modern, are comfortable. We had a room on the first floor that was perfect for us as the kids could walk right out onto the sand in the morning. The room was large (queen + 2 twins) and had AC which we actually never used since the ocean breezes were sufficient to provide a cool sleeping environment. The bar and restaurant on site was great (conch ceviche, fish fingers, snapper burgers, etc) and the small take out place across the street was perfect for breakfast and lunch (the chicken burritos were great). The hotel is very centrally located and there are restaurants and grocery stores within a 5 minute walk. Also - there is free wifi available if you have your notebook with you. One of the biggest pros for us was the small beach right out front that was perfect - sandy with a gradual slope and big palm trees and chairs on the beach. This hotel is definitely not a resort, which we really liked - there were not tons of tourist with umbrella drinks lined up on the beach and in the water (which you can see plenty of down the beach at Ramones). We enjoyed the laid back atmosphere and the charm of the San Pedro Hotel and would go back in a heartbeat!

  • Stayed: April 2010, travelled with family
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Reviewed 10 February 2010

Stayed here for two nights, and while I wasn't expecting anything spectacular--really just great location, decent price and half-decent room--the room was pretty bad. The floor literally sloped downhill in the room and the ceiling was drywall material with no finish or paint. Thankfully the room was clean, but the floor was this rubberized mateial intended to look like hardwood floor except that it was rippling up in several places. We wouldn't have stayed here anything longer, but quite frankly, it served its purpose of central location for a decent price. Thus, an average rating, but be aware of what you might be getting into. The room didn't match up with the photos on the hotel's website, I will add though that the beach area and lounge chairs directly in front of the hotel were perfect for relaxing after a long day of adventure.

Stayed: February 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 February 2010

I love this hotel. It's one of the best deals on the island, Sure it is more expensive than other hotels in Belize but not on the island. The staff are great and The bar tenders are a lot of fun. I have stayed here on several trips and will stay here again.

  • Stayed: February 2010
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Reviewed 27 April 2009

Once you land in the airstrip as a tourist, it is kind of overwhelming. The great part of this hotel was that I did not expect someone from the hotel to pick me up from the airport. They do this voluntarily! The hotel is one minute away from this airport and is right on the beach. They have an awesome patio and front area including a hammock and beach chairs, the dive shop is right across the hotel where there is a dock you go to when you will be picked up on excursions. If you exit the hotel from the front, you step right into San Pedro with all the restaurants and places to buy excursions. Walk only one minute to all the clubs and bars which are on the beach. Awesome, awesome place to stay. beachside on one side and city on the other. Definately stay here!

  • Stayed: April 2009, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 12 March 2009

The hotel is not far from the airport (i don't think i ever heard any planes) and right on the beach. If you want to be near the action of downtown San Pedro, this is a good location. We paid $85 in high season for a room with one queen bed and a twin bed, A/C, a recently remodeled bathroom, a safe and a fridge. You step outside of the room and there's the beach! The exterior of the place is beautiful with its pink and white paint and hibiscus flowers. There's a bar and a restaurant but I never used either one so I can't comment on it. However, I would advise you not to get a room over the restaurant because it has wood paneling in the inside and the entire room is dark brown and sort of dreary.

  • Stayed: March 2009, travelled as a couple
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Address: Barrier Reef Dr. | Beef Front, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Region: Belize > Belize Cayes > Ambergris Caye > San Pedro
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Restaurant Spa
Hotel Style:
#10 Spa Hotel in San Pedro
#38 On the Beach Hotel in San Pedro
Price Range: £75 - £131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The first, the original in San Pedro....Holiday Hotel...The most recognized name in San Pedro, Holiday Hotel stands newly renovated while maintaining its colonial charm. It sits directly on a stunning beach, where you can enjoy a relaxing massage through our spa services! As our pampered guest, you'll be able to experience fine dining at our very own Caprice Bar.Grill! All rooms offer a spectacular view of the world's second largest barrier reef! Stay at Holiday Hotel and immerse yourself in all we have to offer! Visit our very own "Celi's Deli" Open 7 days a week from 5:00am to 5:00pm - is situated in front of the hotel, and is the perfect place to find your delicious local treats that can be accompanied with a warm coffee or drink of your choice. To give it a special touch to your breakfast please walk to our restaurant deck to sit down and enjoy your treats while contemplating the mesmerizing Caribbean sea that washes along our shoreline. ... more   less 
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