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Reviewed 26 February 2009

We just returned from our third stay and are looking forward to returning. Kate and Ian go the extra distance to really make it a wonderful experience! We love that it is out from town and the people that find it are interesting.

  • Stayed: February 2009, travelled as a couple
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Thank TM04
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Reviewed 21 February 2009

Other than agreeing with all the other reviews, I just have to add that Kate and Ian are what make the cottages special. Yes it is beautiful, yes the food is great...
But how often do you get a sense of humor like Ian's? Not only is he a kick, but he also knows the area and can be helpful (if you can stop laughing). Kate is a dear and works her butt off (as does Ian, what a waiter),in order to make Hickatee a place to remember. And yes, the bread......oh the bread!

  • Stayed: December 2008, travelled with family
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Thank hyped
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Reviewed 12 February 2009

I can't say enough good things about Hickatee. All the previous reviews are well stated.

I spent 2 nights there at the end of January on my way to Plancencia to meet friends. Keep in mind Punta Gorda is a bit off the beaten track, but it is still a fun place to visit. Ian and Kate couldn't be more wonderful. There was coffee on the balcony every morning and great meals every night. They also know a lot about the area, so it's fun to talk to them and learn more about the local culture and people.

I couldn't recommend this place more.

  • Stayed: January 2009, travelled solo
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Thank mplsmel
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Reviewed 23 January 2009

My husband never wants to stay at a B&B, I think this stay has changed his mind, but at the same time, we will have very high expectations! Ian and Kate are very good company and very helpful. They are perfect for the job! One of the more comfortable stays in Belize.

  • Stayed: January 2009, travelled as a couple
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Thank Starviagera
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Reviewed 16 January 2009

From the very first moment until the final good-bye, our stay at Hickatee cottages was very top-notch. Ian and Kate provided much insight into the local culture and area of Punta Gorda, and provided us with information that few, we assume, are privy to.
Kate's food is some of the finest we have had in our travels, and set a standard that would not be matched in the rest of our trip to Belize.
Thier tips also led us to great little restaurants, completely serene Mayan ruins (we were the only people there at two different sites!),
and wonderful markets in town.
We would highly recommend this place to anyone!

  • Stayed: November 2008, travelled as a couple
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Thank moniqueandben
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