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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here in three rooms, a group of 9, adults and children. A lovely hostel with a homey feeling. The family that runs I are very kind. There are beautiful plants, orchids all around. The rooms are simple, kept cool with very powerful ceiling fans and windows. The back balcony provides a beautiful breeze and is nice place to sit...

Thank Tanya S
San Pedro, Belize
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I just stayed at the Hi-Et for 2 nights unexpectedly. I was traveling thru San Ignacio and Hurricane Earl was eyeing Belize. Comfortable, clean, friendly and cheap. It's a great location...right around the corner from the best breakfast spot in San Ignacio, Pop's...and the exterior of the building is one of the most charming in town. Belize colonial. If you...

1Thank Apple123
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Hi-et for a few days. It was very economical. Within walking distance of town. The rooms are a nice size. Bathroom was in the room. Good shower. Get a room away from the street and you will be fine.

Thank Dewane H
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

My friend and I found this place after the room we booked at another hostel had been given away. The owners are so nice and their dogs are adorable. The room was clean with its own bathroom and they provided sheets and towels and offered fresh ones every two days. They even helped us get a lizard out of our...

Thank Jessica N
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

The hostel I was planning on staying at did not have hot water so a local guy walking down the street told me about the Hi-et so I decided to give it a look. I was very happy that I stayed, the owners were friendly and very helpful. The two sons helped me with all my questions. The room was...

Thank Jessi R
Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 29 February 2016

private room with fan and balcony, shared bathroom kept clean. family run, cute dogs, worth the price, and a big tv downstairs for a dose of america if you need it. Not sure if you can use their kitchen - i didn't ask

Thank sam w
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

We were happy to pay a cheap price and have our own bed and bathroom. The hosts were courteous and gave great suggestions for places to eat. 1 other positive is that you'll be centrally located in San Ignacio. If you're looking for a good night's rest I might deter some people away as the bed felt like you were...

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Really nice family owned place, with the cutest two dogs. One of the sons, Winston, provided great advice on where to go in the area. The rooms are very spacious and breezy, I normally need air con but not at this place. Showers were also good. Very good place, especially for the price and location, can get better value in...

Thank Peden13
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 17 July 2015

The Hi-et was a great option and we lucked out with there always being a room available when we passed through on two occasions. San Ignacio is pretty small so location is not too much of a problem but it is located in the center of town. A definite plus was that each time we walked through the lobby we...

1Thank Amelia S
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

We stopped in San Ignacio mainly as a couple nights in between Caye Caulker and Flores and found this lovely place by chance. $30 bz for a double room that has a fan and small balcony. The room and shared bathroom were both nice and clean and the owners were friendly. We did break a bed just by sitting on...

Thank Siobhan P

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Additional Information about Hi-et

Address: 12 West Street, San Ignacio, Belize
Region: Belize > Cayo > San Ignacio
Price Range: $17 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“The farther away from the main street, the better...”
 of 5 bubbles Apple123, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Towards the back are quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 2XKiwisTauranga, 15 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are further from the street and quieter!”
 of 5 bubbles 167mh, 25 Apr 2014 | Read review
“If you can, try to book ahead for the shared rooms cause they are usually full! The private rooms are still a good deal though, they have ceiling fans and clean bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Robin-RTW, 15 May 2013 | Read review
“get a room with a ceiling fan.”
 of 5 bubbles circuitmonkey, 14 Mar 2013 | Read review
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