Which is The Best Hotel In San Pedro Belize?

Drift Inn may be the best hotel in San Pedro Belize for you.

At Drift Inn we pride ourselves on comfort, convenience, and community. Drift Inn is a place where you can get hotel quality and amenities with hostel vibes and an inviting atmosphere. We were among the first hotels to be Gold Standard Certified in Belize. Our hotel is an adult-only, woman-owned, boutique budget hotel featuring local art work in each room and murals from international artists in a prime location on Ambergris Caye. Our location is nearby to anything you may need. And, our small tight-knit staff are ready to help make our guests trip a memorable experience from beginning to end. Just ask and we will do our best.

What are you looking for in a hotel in San Pedro?

Think to yourself: Do you want to meet new people and/or be close to town? What amenities are important to you? Do you want to feel at home in your hotel? Is staying in a hotel that shares your values important? 

Drift Inn has all the features you need for your stay in Belize. Unwind in our beautiful courtyard or second floor balcony. With several nooks for sitting in the shade, swinging in hammocks, and a pool to chill and drink beers in, you can surely embrace the “go slow” culture of Belize. Stay beachfront, with less than a one-minute walking distance to the Caribbean sea from your room. Also, utilize our sister properties amenities, which include their larger pool, over-the-water deck with loungers for sunbathing, and delicious pizza and wings in their beachfront restaurant. Check out our photo gallery to see.

If you are interested in staying at a large name-brand resort – Drift Inn may not be the best hotel in San Pedro for you. Or, maybe it is and you don’t know it yet.

Would you like to meet new people?

In Belize, it is easy to meet other people. Belizeans welcome you into their country with open arms and would give you their last dollar if you needed it. Since English is the official language of Belize, it is easy to communicate and befriend locals. Just enter any bar or coffee shop and you’ll see. 

But, in addition to exploring and meeting people on your own, our friendly staff facilitates guest interactions. One way we do this is by utilizing Whatsapp. We chat with guests before and during their stay in San Pedro.  We coordinate boat trips for the guests and give daily updates on where to go for live music and fun activities on the island. Let us guide you around to fun places and introduce you to our friends. If you’re working remotely, find a fun group of people to spend days or weeks with during your free time at Drift Inn. Also, enjoy evenings getting to know guests from around the world from the comfort of our courtyard and the beachfront restaurant next door.


Do you want to be close to town?

At Drift Inn, you’ll be steps away from anything you need at Drift Inn. Staying in town has many perks you don’t get staying north of the bridge or south of town in Ambergris Caye. With those – you’ll need to rent a golf cart for your entire stay. You’ll spend hours of your trip commuting to town for meals and activities. If you’re on a budget or time crunch or enjoy the convenience of being walking distance to everything you should stay in town. From Drift Inn you can walk to almost anything you need in San Pedro. Then, with just a 24-hour golf cart rental visit Secret Beach and cruise around for fun.

1 Minute Walking Distance To:

  • Walk over to grab sodas and chips at the grocery store.
  • Pick up fresh fruit at a veggie stand.
  • Taste chicken tacos for breakfast or BBQ for lunch from the around-about.
  • Get to the beachfront with your feet in the water.

2-5 Minutes Walking Distance To:

  • Enjoy cold ones at one of several beachfront bars along Boca Del Rio.
  • Go to the Central Park for late night burritos and burgers.
  • Walk from the water taxi to the hotel with your backpack.
  • Talk to Tour Operators and Dive Shops along the beachfront about trips.

15 Minutes Walking Distance To:

  • Caring Hands COVID testing center (hopefully this information is outdated soon).
  • Make it in time for your San Pedro flight to Belize International.
  • Sample delicious local food on back street

What hotel amenities do you value? Good WIFI? Hot showers?

Drift Inn is a budget hotel where you can still enjoy the key amenities you want and need at a lower price.

First, all rooms come with smart air-conditioning and high-speed WIFI in the rooms and throughout the property grounds (~30mbps).

Second, our clean, spacious rooms come with premium mattresses, wardrobes, tables with chairs, and side tables with lamps. All our mattresses, pillows, and furniture are locally sourced and built by Belizeans.


Third, the private rooms have kitchenettes with mini-frigs to store your beverages and snacks. Enjoy the convenience of having a cold drink at anytime.

Fourth, every  en-suite bathroom features hot water and eco-conscious shampoo and body wash dispensers to indulge in hot showers. We provide towels and linens.

Fifth, housekeeping is available by request, so our staff will not enter your room unless you want them to. 

Lastly, stay hydrated with free filtered-water stations located around the property so you do not need to buy plastic water bottles. 

These amenities will provide the comfort and convenience you need.

Want a space that is comfortable and homey?

 Our quaint hotel in San Pedro Belize is a perfect location to set as your home base in Belize. The three floor building has only 13 units, with a mixture of long-term tenants and short-term guests, creating a cozy atmosphere.

At Drift Inn, we welcome you to feel at home while you stay at our place. First, wake up and sip your morning coffee with us at reception. Next, sit in one of several nooks around the property to read a book, get a little work done, or relax. Don’t hesitate to hang your swimsuit or gear up to dry on our drying rack, ask to get your laundry done, or invite other guests (or the staff) to grab lunch somewhere. Check out this list on ways to Delve into the Local San Pedro Culture. Then, in the evening create delicious meals with new friends in our community kitchen. The kitchen is fully-equipt with stove, grill, rice maker, crock pot, microwave, toaster/toaster oven, cookware, and two full refrigerators. Find everything you’d have at home and more at Drift Inn.


Choose a Hotel that Shares Your Values

We are a woman-owned hotel that values the environment, the local economy, and provides the best service we can daily. Drift Inn owners are eco-conscious and take many steps to decrease the footprint of the hotel – like buying supplies in bulk, offering recycling, and offering free filtered water to our guests. We hire locals and invest in Belize with our purchases. From the art on our walls to the cushions on our furniture, Belizeans receive our business. When it comes to service, we offer a location where you can get comfort, convenience, and community for affordable rates. Stay at our hotel which is the best because we shares the same values you do. 

If you’re interested in booking, check out our hotel in San Pedro Belize or shoot us a message on Whatsapp at +501-614-0088!

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