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    The Funky Dodo Backpackers

    Main street, Hopkins, Belize
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    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Pets Allowed
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    1 - 5 of 118 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    What a cute little hostel tucked away in thr little town of Hopkins! The rooms were great. The hammock room fantastic! The owners are very helpful, knowledgable, and fun! A worthwhile place to checkinto, if you are in the area.

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    Thank Jodi M
    Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you so much for your kind words! Safe travels!

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    A nice friendly experience with two wonderful hosts Roy and Anna. Clean and secure, I know that I'll be coming back here again. Just a all round great place to stay. There's some great restaurants with in walking distances, the beach is nice and close....More

    Thank Michael Y
    Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for the great review! See you again soon...safe travels!

    Reviewed 27 August 2017

    I liked the property itself, the kitchen and cooking facilities are good along with the showers and toilets and proximity to the beach. The staff/owners seemed sometimes a bit fed up and not particularly enthusiastic, I may have just caught them on a bad couple...More

    Thank Ollie T
    Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 29 August 2017

    I'm sorry if we were 'grumpy'--you may have caught us on a bad day...We try to be friendly and welcoming to everybody, as the majority of our reviews prove. As to the deposits, we only ask for what it would cost to replace the items...More

    Reviewed 23 August 2017

    This is one of the most relaxed hostels I have ever stayed at. The owners, Anna and Roy, are two amazing people that put up with me asking 1,000 questions a day. They are building some awesome stuff at the Funky Dodo, so by the...More

    Thank Eric S
    Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 26 August 2017

    Thank you for your kind words. Questions don't bother us-- if we can help, we will. We are indeed expanding/renovating. Watch this space for pictures...coming soon!

    Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

    The Funky Dodo Backpackers' Hostel is an awesome place to call home. I really enjoyed the private room, and the outdoor kitchen was beyond fabulous!! The hammock-filled courtyard, with its vibrant flowers, trees, and decorations, will make you feel like you are truly in Paradise!!...More

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    Response from Roy N, Owner at The Funky Dodo BackpackersResponded 22 August 2017

    Thank you so much, and we hope to see you again soon!

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    • Stann Creek >
    • Hopkins
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    22 January 2017|
    Response from Roy N | Property representative |
    Meals range from less than BZ$10 to over BZ$100, depending on what you want. A good Belizean meal (stew chicken, rice and beans) is usually BZ$10-15. Drinks- soft drinks and beer are about BZ$4. Wine is expensive. Mixed... More
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    Response from Karl K | Reviewed this property |
    Yep. bus frm Belize to Belmopan, and Ritchie, James, Griga, or any bus going to Dangriga. You must change buses in Dangriga. There is a 1020 bus to Hopkins and a 1730 bus to hopkins. A taxi from Dangriga will run you about... More
    Room Tips
    "I chose the shared bunk room."
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    "The dorms are HOT but there are enough fans in there to aim at most of the beds."
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    "Im older than most so a firmer matress would be nice but mostly young folk here so it was fine. Fans in room."
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    "Bring own lock, good kitchen for use, she will provide utensils/towels for refundable price."
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