Hostels and Affordable Hotels in Belize

Hostels and Hotels in Belize

When traveling abroad it is easy to blow the budget. One of the best areas to save your money is on accommodations. Don’t think because you stay at a budget hostels or hotels in Belize you will miss out on amenities and luxury during your vacation. You can enjoy the beach front, hang out poolside, and sleep in comfort in the hotels and hostels listed below!

Organized by district, find our favorite hotels and hostels that won’t disappoint:

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Ambergris Caye


Drift Inn | San Pedro, Belize

Drift Inn hotel & Hostel is located directly behind Sandbar Beachfront Restaurant. Walk from our hotel courtyard through their restaurant to reach the beach (<100 feet). One of the most affordable hotels in Belize, it is a perfect place for solo or group travellers. We offer our hostel area with one dorm on site which is mixed. Our place is a 5-10 min walk from the grocery store, veggies stand, bars, restaurants and many more. If you are looking for some luxury and private, we have private rooms with great affordable prices. Drift inn has many things to offer you with a small lounge pool, communal kitchen, wifi, air-conditioning in all units and a courtyard to relax in. Drift Inn also has a boat and its own tour operator to lead fun trips for the guests on the island and coordinates mainland tours.

Sandbar Beachfront Hostel | San Pedro, Belize

Sandbar Beachfront Hostel is located in the center of San Pedro having the award of the best hostel in Belize. This place has many things to offer from a great pool lounge to bar and restaurant. This hostel is minutes walk from dive shops, grocery stores, bars and many more. They have private room and shared rooms.

Caye Caulker


Bella's Backpackers | Caye Caulker, Belize

Bella’s Backpackers is situated on Caye Caulker, a stunning and relaxed island. It is located in the center of the area, a 5-minute walk from the water taxi and a 5-minute walk from ‘the split’.They have a cute hammock space also camping ground . So, it’s great for any backpacker. With many fans all over, their dorms are spacious and cozy to keep you calm. They also provide private rooms or a little privacy for those who want them. For those that need it, they  have  free bikes, free wi-fi, and a nice yard. They also have a private lagoon for sunsets. This hostel also offers a communal kitchen to all their guests which you could do some cooking which will save you a lot if you are on a budget.

Go Slow Guest House | Caye Caulker, Belize

Go Slow Guesthouse in Caye Caulker provides adults-only accommodations with a garden, barbecue facilities, and a terrace. Private parking can be arranged at an extra charge. All rooms at the hostel come with a seating area. Selected rooms also feature a kitchen with a microwave and a fridge. This hostel is more like a relaxing atmosphere not a party if that is what you’re looking for, they are really eco-friendly hostels.

Cayo District Hotels in Belize

Bella's Backpackers | San Ignacio, Belize

Bella’s second location is in San Ignacio. The hostel is situated right in the center of the city. They offer semi-private rooms as well as shared dorms, with shared bathrooms located around the property. The property has a gorgeous tree growing in it, lovely communal areas, and a kitchen available to prepare your own food. It’s an excellent starting point to explore the area, the ruins nearby, and all the other activities that San Ignacio has to offer.

Lodge Lower Dover | Unitedville, Belize

Lower Dover is a jungle lodge and hostel situated just outside of San Ignacio. With access to the Belize River, you can enjoy the rooms and base yourself for many mainland excursions from here. The property hosts a game room, on-site lounge, kitchen, and restaurant. Lower Dover is on 100 acres of jungle with Maya sites for visitors to enjoy. Room options include private and shared bathrooms. Of hotels in Belize, this one is great for if you’re visiting ATM Cave!


Aguada Drift Inn Cayo | Santa Elena, Belize

When deciding where to go in Cayo to base yourself at, consider this cute hotel with a pond, restaurant, and pool. The tranquil location has great rooms with private bathrooms, a/c, TVs, and table with chairs. They have event center, a pavilion, and other cozy areas to relax on the environment. The Aguada restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can get refreshing juices like watermelon, tamarind, orange, pineapple, and pine and ginger. Their prices and rooms are pretty amazing, check them out Aguada Hotel

Stann Creek District

Anda Di hows Hostel | Placencia, Belize

Anda Di Hows Hostel is situated in Placencia Village and provides kayaks and snorkeling gear, barbecue facilities and a garden.This property also offers visitors a terrace. A communal kitchen and free WiFi are provided in the accommodation. Hammocks, picnic tables, an indoor seating room and a full kitchen with a microwave, a toaster and a coffee machine are available for anyone to use. The rooms provide a toaster as well. In and around Placencia Village,guests of Anda Di Hows Hostel will be able to enjoy such as swimming, snorkeling, jungle journeys, waterfalls and several other adventure tours. At Anda Di hows Hostel  you will find prices that will go right with your budget destination.

Funky Dodo Backpackers Hostel | Hopkins, Belize

The Funky Dodo Backpackers Hostel is built on the Caribbean coast of Belize, right in the middle of the original Garifuna village of Hopkins. They offer very comfortable budget accommodation. The hostel will help you arrange your adventures in the local area. Digital nomads will love chilling out in the shaded sandy backyard which still gets high-speed Wi-Fi. When you want to make lunch or dinner, just head to the well-equipped kitchen. Not far from the hostel there are restaurants,bars,cafes,grocery stores and many more. 

Explore Hotels in Belize

When exploring Belize, save on accommodations and maximize on the excursions and activities. Spend your days outside under the Caribbean sun. We hope this list helps in making your travel plans and choosing hotels in Belize!

Visiting Belize? Stay in San Pedro with Drift Inn

While taking advantage of all the stunning sites and activities Belize has to offer, you need accommodations that provide comfort, convenience, and a community to enjoy it with. This is why Drift Inn is where you need to stay. Our affordable, comfortable rooms all come with handmade Belizean furniture and premium mattresses, private bathrooms, A/C, hot water, and WIFI. Spend your time chilling in our courtyard or wandering the small streets of San Pedro, Belize. The convenience of our location is unparalleled for our prices. Stay 100 feet from the beach and walking distance to restaurants, grocery stores, fruit stands, and street food.

Drift Inn is an affordable hotel / hostel with a community of travelers who live to travel and enjoy finding themselves interacting with new people and trying new things. Stay with us as a solo traveler, digital nomad, a friend group looking for a Caribbean adventure, or for a fun getaway with your SO. Drift Inn offers opportunities to meet other guests including tours for snorkeling trips, day trips to Secret Beach, the Iguana Sanctuary, dinners, and to see live music. Any tours and excursions can easily be organized by Drift Inn staff, this includes trips to the Blue Hole, golf cart rental, and more!

Contact us to book your stay and start planning out your Belizean dream adventure.

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