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Zapata
1 review
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Just the basics with communal bathrooms. Located dead center in town. Great balcony view. Near bus station and restaurants. If you need more than a bed and a place to sleep look other places!! You can spend a lot more other places what I needed was just a bed and room to sleep in. You won't need an alarm clock... More 

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Thank Ronald C
Perth, Australia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 23 January 2015

We came to stay at Central ‘Otel for two nights and ended up staying for 5. We came to stay here because it was cheap, clean and in a good location but we got much more than we paid for. The best part of our stay was meeting an inspiring, warm and genuine person - Glynn, the hotel manager. He... More 

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Thank RJP_Australia
1 review
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Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

We spent two days in Central'Otel. Glynn, the manager, was the most interesting person we met on our 18 days Belize trip. The small hotel balcony is the best place to meet travelers and get involved in town life. Some people might not like it because the first impression could be completely wrong. Great price and location - generally clean.

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 22 November 2014

Without a doubt, Central 'otel is the best value in San Ignacio. It is just a few steps from where the bus from Belize city would drop you off. Burns Avenue is a pedestrian mall in town where you will find tour companies, restaurants, shops, BTL, etc. The hotel has a porch overlooking the pedestrian mall. The wifi signals are... More 

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Thank fidelisblue
Southern California
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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2014

The room was clean, the bathrooms were fine. We were there for 5 nights and the price was the best part. The hotel advertises wi-fi, but it's really the wi-fi of the cafe next door. We had spotty wi-fi on the balcony, and none in the room. We tended to hang out at the cafe if we had some serious... More 

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Thank deelightfull
Caballoblanco, Owner at Central O'tel, responded to this review

Dear "Clean Enough" Sorry about the lack of WiFI for the period you stayed with us. I was renovating my gift shop downstairs and had unplugged everything. Next time you visit you will have connection in your room or out on the balcony Thanks for staying with us More 

San Francisco, California
2 reviews
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Reviewed 17 July 2014

Central O'tel is not the fanciest place in the world, but Glynn is fantastic and the hospitality is top notch. He goes out of your way to make sure you feel comfortable and is more than willing to help you out with directions, attractions, etc. It's right in the middle of town and a quick walk to anywhere (market, bus... More 

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Thank Jessica F
Dundee, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 May 2014

I stayed here for 5 nights. I loved it. Glynn ( the manager) is 100% amazing and goes out of his way to help and be hospitable. It is also a very central hotel with a great balcony overlooking the main street to watch the world go by. Also clean and safe and cheap. I really recommend staying here. It... More 

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Thank Amabel690
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Glynn is a fantastic host- personal care of his guests. Location is as the name implies- Central, with a balcony overlooking the street below to watch the world go by. Felt very safe, Glynn goes out of his way to make guests at ease. Rooms are spacious, clean, comfortable. Clean is key. Highly recommended.

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Thank Pc9662
Caye Caulker, Belize
1 review
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Very central location, very very good value - ideal for backpackers... What really makes it though is Glyn and his hospitality - he was so welcoming and thoughtful, we were brought towels and soap and even offered an extra fan because he had spare. Very comfy beds, wifi in the rooms and excellent showers. Definitely recommend staying with him and... More 

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Thank Njhandley
Tulum, Mexico
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28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 April 2014 via mobile

All the bad comments are from4yrs ago and the managment is completely changed,Glynn is really helpfull and the place has the best price in town,don't hesitate,i've been 2 days there and it was just perfect.If you're looking for fancy places this is not your place,but if you're a resl backpacker this is the real deal!!!

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Thank RiccardoBcn

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We are a budget hotel with 7 rooms and 2 clean shared bathrooms We are in the heart of San Ignacio. Next door to all the action. We love to have you visit ... more   less 

Additional Information about Central O'tel

Address: P.O. Box 70 | # 24 Burns Ave, San Ignacio, Belize
Region: Belize > Cayo > San Ignacio
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Central O'Tel Belize/San Ignacio
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“Pick rooms at the back closer to the shared bathrooms.”
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