We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

San Ignacio Resort Hotel

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 2 more sites!
Professional photos
San Ignacio Resort Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

876 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
There are newer reviews for San Ignacio Resort Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 852: English reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Staying at this hotel was an excellent experience. Upon arriving, we were given nice cold towels to put around our necks as it had been extremely hot for the time we were in Belize. We chose this hotel because of the reviews on Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed. Our room was very nice and clean and had a...

Thank ksummer13
North Houston, Texas
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We stayed here for 2 days .Food was fantastic. Try the Black Bean soup and the steaks. Family of 5 from Houston 7/26/15 7/27/15 Rented a car at Crystal Car Rental in Belize City.Traveled to San Ignacio Hotel and stayed there while visiting the local ruins. Beautiful hotel. Pictures of Queen Elizabeth on the walls who stayed here in 1994....

Thank Randy W
A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at the resort. We arranged for a pick up at the airport in Belize City. Our driver was there waiting on time. He gave us excellent tips regarding the local area. It was a very pleasant drive. Upon arrival at the hotel, we were greeted with cool wet towels. It was lovely. Our room was nice...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Kula, Hawaii
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Beautiful hotel with slightly older classic style. Very personable and service oriented staff. You will be made to feel very welcome. Quiet and beautiful grounds. Great restaurant. Excellent iguana conservation tour and medicinal plants tour on grounds of hotel. Just dining at the restaurant over a couple of days we saw iguanas, toucans, and kinkajous posing in the trees. Wifi...

1Thank Bryan S
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 28 July 2015

What a beautiful and peaceful resort located just up the hill within a five minute walk from the quaint town of San Ignacio. The room was spacious for our family of four with two extremely comfortable queen size beds and a pull-out couch. The staff and owner were always welcoming and made you feel like royalty - now I understand...

Thank LaN606NJ
Shreveport, Louisiana
Reviewed 27 July 2015

We stayed in multiple places on our two-week tour of Belize—the experience we had at San Ignacio Resort could not have been any better. From the moment we arrived we started making friends from every part of the hotel. I would love to name each person here, but I would be afraid that I might leave someone off and that...

Thank Wayne_Hogue
New York City, New York
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Overall the hotel was generally nice and the rooms were above average. The location was good as well, it is a 5 minute walk (up or down a big hill) to "downtown" San Ignacio. Staff was friendly and on-site there is an opportunity for a guided bird watch in the mornings - something like $15USD at 6:30am. I wasn't sure...

Thank ajscharnke
The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed here 6 nights while visiting nearby maya ruins and tikal. Not much to add to all the very positive reports. The garden view room is perfect and has a veranda with 2 chairs and a hammock and covered with concrete ceiling. So you can sit out of the burning sun. In the early morning and late evening even in...

1Thank Sander M
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 July 2015

The staff were very friendly and genuine. The room was lovely and clean and the bed was really comfortable. . Loved the turn down service every night! Loved the town San Ignacio. It is a great town to base yourself whilst in Belize and visit all the Mayan ruins. The people in town seemed really friendly. It felt safer than...

Thank HansNaz
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 17 July 2015

The staff are very pleasant and work hard to make sure you enjoy your visit and are comfortable. The room was very clean and spacious. We had a small patio with a hammock and two chairs. We swam in the pool most afternoons, and enjoyed our stay here. We also saw the iguanas and toucans each day. All of our...

Thank Janet N

601 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (519)
Pool/Beach Area (49)
Room/Suite (58)
Hotel & Grounds (167)
Dining (46)
Bathroom (11)
Business Centre/Function Rooms (2)
View from Room (26)
Family/Play Areas (1)
Videos (2)
Other (157)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (82)
Hotel & Grounds (30)
Dining (15)
Bathroom (6)
Room/Suite (27)
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these San Ignacio hotels
2.0 km away
Ka'ana Resort
Ka'ana Resort
#4 of 14 in San Ignacio
697 reviews
4.3 km away
Table Rock Jungle Lodge
Table Rock Jungle Lodge
#1 of 1 in Cristo Rey
582 reviews
1.2 km away
Midas Resort
Midas Resort
#7 of 14 in San Ignacio
596 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
5.7 km away
Mahogany Hall Boutique Resort
Mahogany Hall Boutique Resort
#1 of 1 in Bullet Tree Falls
134 reviews
3.8 km away
Rumors Resort
Rumors Resort
#6 of 14 in San Ignacio
208 reviews
0.0 km away
Mystic River Resort
Mystic River Resort
#1 of 1 in Negroman
638 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Running W Steakhouse & Restaurant
Running W Steakhouse & Restaurant
Cuisines: American, Central American, Caribbean, South American
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Open to guests since 1976, San Ignacio Resort Hotel provides unsurpassed levels of luxury and Belizean hospitality. The Resort has been awarded with the title "Hotel of the Year 2012" and "Hospitality Award 2015" by the Belize Tourism Board. Perched on a hillside located within a 17-acre private estate, 72 miles west of Belize City, gives the Resort its unique name of "the only jungle in town". A short walk puts you in downtown San Ignacio or in the middle of Belize's ancient Maya temples known as Cahal Pech. The Hotel offers various amenities where visitors can relax and enjoy amazing views of Belize. In addition, it is home to the award-wining Green Iguana Conservation Project, located on-site. ... more   less 

Additional Information about San Ignacio Resort Hotel

Address: # 18 Buena Vista St, San Ignacio, Belize
Region: Belize > Cayo > San Ignacio
Price Range: RM1,049 - RM2,286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — San Ignacio Resort Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Travelocity, Priceline, Hotels.com and TripOnline SA so you can book your San Ignacio Resort Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
San Ignacio Hotel San Ignacio
San Ignacio Resort Hotel Belize
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in San Ignacio
#2 Top resorts Hotel in San Ignacio
#3 Family Hotel in San Ignacio
#4 Romantic Hotel in San Ignacio
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from San Ignacio Resort Hotel staff and other travellers.
11 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (11)

Questions? Get answers from San Ignacio Resort Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“There are a couple of suite upstairs that are really nice and have fantastic views.”
 of 5 bubbles Fluorescent, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“get a room with a balcony or a new room on top floor”
 of 5 bubbles karenmA3882MR, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get a room facing the iguana reserve and nature sanctuary. You'll likely see toucans and iguanas perched in the palm trees.”
 of 5 bubbles ryana955, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Garden view aren't much of a view but private porch is nice”
 of 5 bubbles AllWorldcuptraveler, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“In town, secure, great service and in center San Ignacio but with the peacefulness that a hotel should have.”
 of 5 bubbles , 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay