The Old House Hostel

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To The Old House Hostel in Belize

The Old House Hostel is in the heart of San Ignacio Town, Cayo District, Belize. The old colonial house rests just above the foot of one of the towns’ main hills. Its many windows and large balcony provide countless great viewpoints of the charming town and its hilly vista. Great location to get around town by foot or by public transportation.

We are is just steps away from the town center, great bars, restaurants and archaeological sites. If you are looking to experience San Ignacio with fellow creatives then you found the right place!

San Ignacio is a small, culture-oriented town located in the Cayo District of Belize. Its location is perfect for any travelers coming from or going to Guatemala and Mexico and of course travelers looking to explore the natural treasures Belize has to offer. With many amazing water falls, rivers, caves, Mayan Temples, animal life and unique experiences, everyone will find their reason to stay a little longer than expected.

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  • Sweet digs. Comfortable rooms with plenty of local knowledge on offer and a good kitchen. Great jumping off point for the surrounds.

    – Anthony Maker
  • Never had a better hostel experience. The people who run this place feel like friends now. The porch was the perfect hangout spot after a long day exploring the area. We plan to return soon and highly recommend!

    – Anonymous, USA
  • Best Hostel I’ve Been To!  This is an amazing hostel where you’ll make friends and feel like part of a family. As a solo traveler this is probably the best pace to stay in San Ignacio as I go to meet so many people that showed me amazing places in town. I ended up staying for three weeks as the city became my favourite of all the places I visited in Belize. This will forever be a stopping point along my travels.

    – Stefon A., Canada
  • The best experience ever. Would recommended it to everyone. We got married in Santorini, and stayed a Santorini Resort, and it was a dream come true. Mauris iaculis porttitor posuere. Praesent id metus massa, ut blandit odio. Proin quis tortor orci. Etiam at risus et justo dignissim congue. Donec congue lacinia dui, a porttitor lectus condimentum laoreet. Nunc eu ullamcorper orci. Quisque eget odio ac lectus vestibulum faucibus eget in metus. In pellentesque faucibus vestibulum. Nulla at nulla justo, eget luctus tortor. Nulla facilisi. Duis aliquet egestas purus in blandit

    Peter Daniel – Travel Magazine
  • Chill place, perfect for backpackers.

    – Heather McKenzie
  • Love! Love! Love! This place… the owner is young, sweet, and helpful, its super laid back and equipped with everything you need.  Love the local art and the mix of people. Sheets are clean, home is clean.

    – MissMaryPatricia
  • Lovely Little Hostel!  Great location just up fro the towns main square (close to bus station & main restaurants). As it is a conversion from an old colonial style house it has a really homely feeling here, with comfy sofas & a large kitchen and only two dorm rooms means it never feels overcrowded. The veranda has a stunning view over the town & we spent a couple of evening chilling there happily. Definitely recommend this place & would 100% choose it again if staying in San Ignacio.

    – Jen CLS
  • Great place with big storage lockers and friendly, helpful staff. The hostel is up a floor with a locked front door so feels very secure. nice open common area to chat to people.

    – Helenat123, England
  • Best Place Ever!  Cool old house that actually is a hostel on top and a bar/gallery downstairs. The dorms were clean, had a lot of space to lock in all the luggage, and big clean bathrooms with HOT showers 🙂 they were also equipped with a nice kitchen where you can cook your own food. The common area is so nice, and its just small enough so you get to know all of the guests as well. What a nice vibe, you feel like home here!

    – Ida S., Norway
  • Aldo and Davina and their staff are awesome! This was such a great place to spend 4 days, the location is awesome 2 min walk from the middle of town. The vibes at the hostel were amazing and the whole hostel has a really good casual sort of style. Of the 3 nights there (wed-sat) the pub was only loud one night and was closed by midnight. I would highly recommend this place to stay when in San Ignacio.

    – Mikaela Heidrich, Australia