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Broadway, Virginia
Reviewed 21 January 2009

We had a fabulous stay at The Diving Pelican. We had the pleasure of being hosted by Jim and Cathryn's stand-in, Mike, who did a great job making us feel at home, abetted by Baxter the Wonder Dog--he's just too cute to resist. The room was comfy, the breakfast was ample, and the beach was clean and largely vacant. They...

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Bay Islands
Reviewed 3 December 2008

We live in the Bay Islands - a getaway for most people. We wanted a place that felt like home, but without the day-to-day interferences that crop up. Based on reviews we read about the Diving Pelican Inn, we took a chance. Boy, did we ever make a good decision! Jim and Cathryn are outstanding hosts, and Baxter adopted us...

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Lakeland, FL
Reviewed 16 November 2008

This inn is beautiful. My husband and I visited the Diving Pelican just last week for our first trip out of the states. The inn is owned by a very friendly Texan couple, Jim and Cathryn, who made the stay so enjoyable. Jim will make you some amazing dishes! Try the typical Honduran breakfast. He's great at it. His french...

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Reviewed 18 August 2008

My 16-year old daughter and I had a wonderful stay at the Diving Pelican. We can echo others' comments about this place. Jim and Cathryn are wonderful, warm, helpful, and easy-going hosts, the setting is simply stunning, the pace is relaxed, the accommodations are very comfortable, the breakfast is delicious (and made and scheduled to order), Baxter the dog is...

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Reviewed 3 July 2008

As soon as Jim met us at the airport we knew we were in good hands (you can't go wrong with a retired firefighter). His soft, west-Texas accent put us at ease eventhough the airlines had lost some of our luggage. The Diving Pelican Inn and hosts Jim and Cathryn are simply THE BEST! We stayed in the beach-front room...

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Brooklyn, NY
Reviewed 26 June 2008

I felt very at home at the diving pelican. The owners Jim and Cathryn are wonderful and so is Baxter the dog who hung out with me. It's in a beautiful location with a beautiful Mt. Range out back (Pico Bonito)and the Carribbean and Cayos Cochino out front.The local Garifuna children are wonderful I fell in love with them and...

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Elmira, New York
Reviewed 4 May 2008

If you need a place to stay in the La Ceiba area, I would insist on trying to stay here. They really do offer US-style accomodations in Honduras. Jim was waiting at the airport to pick us up, made us great breakfasts each morning, they booked all of our excursions for us, drove us into town one day, and took...

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London, Ontario
Reviewed 14 March 2008

Where do I begin do describe one of the best vacation weeks ever (and I've spent many a vacation week in the sun). The initial booking process and many emails back and forth to Cathryn made this one of the easiest stays yet. Big Jim was waiting for us at the ferry terminal as promised in La Ceiba and life...

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boulder, CO
Reviewed 3 March 2008

From the moment we contacted Kathryn and Jim at the Diving Pelican, they were helpful in answering our many questions about Honduras traveling in general. Their transport was reliable and their grounds safe without feeling removed from their small neighborhood. The accomodations were comfortable and their company enjoyable but not intrusive. Being able to walk the beach a few steps...

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toronto
Reviewed 20 February 2008

Sometimes everything you read IS true and the Diving Pelican Inn does not disappoint! Set on a near deserted beach this 3 room B & B is as laid back and friendly as you can get. We had the Ocean view room which was spacious, clean and had awesome amenities-dvd player with a huge range of movies, air-con (we didn't...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly Renovated Luxurious and Intimate 3 room inn on the beach. With a beautiful pool, waterfall and large deck area. All rooms have air conditioning, TV, DVD player with access to hundreds of DVDs,private baths with hot water showers,fans, free purified water, purified ice, coffee pots and one has small kitchen. Beach chairs and towels provided. There is a very large out door area for relaxing with a fully stocked honor bar for exclusive use of our guests. You can also enjoy a tropical drink and 2 for 1 Happy Hour at our Barefoot Saloon. There are 3 restaurants within walking distance. From our inn you can take part in various exciting and relaxing tours, go for a dive trip or snorkeling at Cayos Cochina, take an exciting ride through the rain forest and relax afterwards in the rejuvenating thermal waters at the Sambo Creek Canopy Tour and Hot springs, or take a Kayak ride through the Cacao Lagoon and enjoy the monkeys and other wildlife you'll experience. We are here to be of service and making you a repeat guest is our one and only purpose. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Diving Pelican Inn

Address: Yards East Of Sambo Creek 250 | Beside the Hotel Canadien, La Ceiba AT1100, Honduras
Region: Honduras > Atlantida Department > La Ceiba
Price Range: $107 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“I only saw the room in which I stayed. The bed does take up a large part of the room but there is a little space to walk around and a dresser in the bedroom. You can hear the ocean the entire time. It's was extremely relaxing.”
 of 5 bubbles Kinnita, 25 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Fitness center - beach and pool Room Service - whatever you want, you can arrange with the owners”
 of 5 bubbles VickiD147, 6 Sep 2012 | Read review
“There are three rooms and we took the two closest to the ocean. I would recommend these.”
 of 5 bubbles Gerry1946_11, 6 Mar 2012 | Read review
“Two one bedroom units, and a third bedroom with a small kitchen, all with AC and H/C running water.”
 of 5 bubbles AllanB745, 29 Feb 2012 | Read review
“There are only two rooms, both of which are excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles tfmath, 20 Jan 2012 | Read review
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