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Conch Shell Inn
Ranked #29 of 54 Hotels in San Pedro
Certificate of Excellence
London, Canada
Level Contributor
66 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Best Value”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2013

We loved this place. It was reasonably priced and the location cannot be topped. if you want to be in the heart if San Pedro, five steps to everything, you must stay here. We had room #1 upstairs and it was perfect. Nice breeze through the slatted windows and it was on the end so no traffic past your door. Close beside a busy little side street and Cholo's bar so if you want peace and quiet, stay farther outside of the village. The best dive shop, Amigos del Mar, was right out in front as was the water taxi dock. The room had a kitchenette where we cooked most breakfast and lunch meals. Bathroom is tight and the water doesn't always smell so great. no A/C but lots of fans and we didn't miss it. No swimming in front of hotel. Would stay there again.

Room Tip: Upper veranda 1 or 5
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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2013

We were on the second floor, the views are great! Very comfortable and close to the bustling downtown area of San Pedro Town. Very clean facility. The owners and staff are very helpful with anything you might want to have or do. We would go back in a heartbeat!!!

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with friends
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2013

We stayed 4 nights at the Conch Shell Inn on San Pedro. The location is perfect, right in the middle of everything. We had an upstairs room which moves you above the busy beach and the verandah is a great vantage point for viewing the ocean, boats and general happenings. The boat from Belize City dropped us off at the wharf in front of the Inn. The room was comfortable, spacious and the kitchenette was handy for making morning coffee and keeping fruit in the fridge. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Loveland, Colorado
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154 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2013

This is the second year in a row that we spent our spring break at the Conch Shell Inn. The staff is very nice and helpful. Joan set us up with a catamaran ride on the Lady Leslie that was amazing. The hotel itself is amazing as well. It is close to places to eat and drink. The room has plenty of room and a very comfortable bed. It can get warm at night but they have two fans in the room that help a lot. You can't get closer to the ocean than the Inn. It is steps away. You are not paying for a fancy resort here but I don't think I would want to stay anywhere else. If you want a pool, do what we did . We rented bikes for ten bucks for the day and road to fancy resorts with a pool. As long as we bought a drink there we were able to use the pool. Saving well over a hundred dollars a day from the fancy place is worth it to us.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Swandawg
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Loveland, Colorado, United States
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2013

Rented a total of 3 rooms with friends for the majority of the week. Joan and Mark bent over backwards to make sure we were having a good vacation, and the staff was great as well. It can be a bit noisy at times, but I realized I didn't notice it after the first day. Central SP location for restaurants, etc.

Room Tip: Room 1 if you're going for first floor, 6 on the second.
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  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Canada
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2013

This was a great budget choice that turned out to be the highlight of my trip. Stayed in room 5 on the second floor. Clean room and a perfect location in the heart of San Pedro. It got a little loud in the evening but I was there at Carnival so what would you expect. Good fun was had and things did not go on too late anyway. Would recommend Conch Shell to my friends. Belize and this spot were a perfect place for a new romance.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Whitehorse, Canada
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2013 via mobile

We booked the room on the recommendation of a former guest and glad we did. The rooms clean and well kept. There was drinking water in the rooms. The manager and owner was helpful. In the centre of the tourist area we could walk to most places. There were several good restaurants within easy reach. This was good value for the price of the rooms. I would definitely come again.

Stayed March 2013, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Conch Shell Inn

Property: Conch Shell Inn
Address: 11 Foreshore Street | Beach Front, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
Region: Belize > Belize Cayes > Ambergris Caye > San Pedro
Amenities:
Beach Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in San Pedro
#22 Romantic Hotel in San Pedro
#28 On the Beach Hotel in San Pedro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The newly renovated Conch Shell hotel awaits you. We are located in the heart of San Pedro Town and are surrounded by the best dive shops, restaurants, bars and tour operators. Enjoy one of our 10 Reef watching renovated rooms. Choose from upstairs rooms with mini-kitchenette and TV or Our Downstairs rooms with mini-fridge. We also have wireless internet available to our guests. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Conch Shell Hotel San Pedro
Conch Shell San Pedro
Conch Shell Inn Belize/San Pedro

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