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3 of 5 bubbles Review of Tipple Tree Beya

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Tipple Tree Beya
Ranked #4 of 19 Hopkins B&B and Inns
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Watertown, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2014

The rooms were clean, as others have stated. the location right on the beach was very nice. well kept beach, furniture, and grounds. Great spot to relax and swim on the beach. Located within walking distance of everything in town. The reason we didnt rate it higher was the overall vibe and attitude we got here. Tricia had all of the technicalities covered, but didnt give off a very welcoming spirit. She had lots of ground rules, and was fairly strict and rigid. She seemed to have more business sense than passion. Her partner, who I don't even know his name, saw us several times but didn't say hi or anything. He was, honestly, rather unpleasant. Tipple tree just didn't live up to the warm welcoming vibe of Hopkins. The town is awesome and when we go back we will look for a different lodging option, sorry Tricia.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Tricia S, Owner at Tipple Tree Beya, responded to this review, 27 January 2014
Please don't be sorry - not everyone is a match for Tipple Tree.

I wasn't any different with you than I am with any of my guests, so was a little surprised that you didn't find me welcoming, but here is one of the great things about Hopkins - there are a lot of places to stay, for all different types of vacationers.
I know that when you visit again you will find somewhere to stay that better suits your personalities. I wish you many more happy travels in Belize.
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2014

Tipple Tree Beya was our favorite place to stay in our 17 days in Belize. Tricia painstakingly cleans and maintains these quaint, cozy rooms. We stayed in the economy room with the outdoor shower--my wife was reminded of outdoor showers she took as a little girl when camping at the beach in Australia. The private beach is great for swimming, reading, just sitting in the hammock on the verandah and gazing. The veranda makes for easy socializing with other guests. We spent 4 days here in total relaxation. Tricia takes great pride in helping her guests find tours and activities to their liking. She arranged a birding guide for me. Fruit and vegetables are available from a truck which stops by the guest house. Rooms have a fridge and an area to prepare breakfast and lunch (local bakeries are nearby). We had fruit salad daily and sandwiches for lunch, Bellikins in the afternoon, and went out for dinner. Hopkins is so laid-back--more than Caye Caulker even. We plan to come back and stay longer.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2013 via mobile

I stayed for almost a week in October and can't remember having ever had a more relaxing trip. The rooms are clean and quiet. The grounds around the property are meticulously kept, beautiful flowers abound. The beach is spectacular and only a few paces from the room. There are nice restaurants nearby. A couple of well stocked stores for getting beer and snacks are just down the beach. Overall a definite gem.

Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2013

My partner and I stayed here for five and absolutely loved it. We stayed in a double room and it had everything we needed-a small fridge, plates and cutlery so we could prepare our own breakfast (and keep our beer and pop cold :), a private bathroom, and even small shelves exactly where you need them to keep your odds and ends. And, best of all, the grounds were immaculate and the beach was spectacular. They clean the beach and rake the sand each day, and it was easy to spend an afternoon lounging in the hammocks or in the sun chairs and taking a dip in the Caribbean to cool off. We walked up and down the beach and none of the other beaches compared to Tipple Tree. Tricia was such a wonderful hostess, and it was very clear that she put a lot of thought and care into making this a comfortable place for her guests. If you are looking for a fancy hotel with air conditioning and a memory foam mattress this is probably not the place for you, but if you like a bit of comfort, a clean room, an amazing beach, and appreciate character you won't go wrong here. Plus the a/c is totally unnecessary with the lovely Caribbean breeze blowing in through the window.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013

What a lovely place. We stayed in the bungalow, which was so cute, clean and perfect. All the little details to make this kind of stay easy were thought of. Tricia was unbelievably helpful, sorted everything out for us. She even managed to arrange diving for us in low season when all the dive operators were closed. Very clean, not a 'resort' aircon type of place, but if your looking for something more real this is a must...

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Rochester, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2013

For several years I had the marvelous fortune of spending time at Tipple Tree. As a teacher, I found this spot to be wonderful for my students - a great place to come back to after all the difficult clinical work they would do in the surrounding rural areas. The rooms were very comfortable and very clean/tidy. In the evening, the ocean breeze would waft its way in through the screens and the gentle lapping of the waves would help orchestrate a very nice night's sleep. The beach is right out the door and one can walk barefoot into the awaiting, crystal clear ocean. Trish is always available for any advise or additional needs and we always felt safe and well looked after. Have yet to find this kind of value anywhere else in Belize. A real gem.
Bob Kane

Room Tip: All rooms are great, including the cabana in the back
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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled on business
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Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2013

Tricia took most excellent care of us. she arranged tours from the locals (very cool) that were top notch! she gave us wonderful insight on the culture and expectation of the village people. we had a great time. our cabin was simple, very clean and the fans kept us as cool as we needed. for the price it was PERFECT!!!

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Tipple Tree Beya

Property: Tipple Tree Beya
Address: Hopkins Village - On the Beach, Hopkins, Belize
Region: Belize > Stann Creek > Hopkins
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Hopkins
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on the beach in Hopkins, Tipple Tree Beya has 3 apartments, 3 rooms, and 1 cabana. Our AJ Palms beach apartments are for those wanting a little more space and comfort. Our guesthouse has lodging that is simple, clean,and comfortable. Local tour guides provide snorkeling, fishing, reef, and jungle tours.See you soon! ... more   less 
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Tipple Tree Beya Belize/Hopkins

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