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Overview
Mile 59 Western Hwy POBox 346 San Ignacio, Cayo, Unitedville, San Ignacio Belize See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast included
2 Star accommodation
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All reviews swimming hole mayan ruins atm cave on site san ignacio the river homemade wine an amazing host farm animals the main highway i've ever met other guests tour of the grounds travel tips breakfast and dinner unique experience amazing location
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped by on the recommendation of a fellow traveler and were glad we did! Hospitality was second to none, amenities were beyond our expectations: hot water, WiFi, kitchen facilities, coffee, bathrooms, a billiards room!! Plus the place was charming, with a lot of birds...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank lwarner03
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only stayed one night but were very happy with our cabana (Red). Maddie was kind enough to collect us from the bus stop and we were able to check in early which was great. Despite the rain we spent the afternoon exploring the grounds...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Lizzie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a special place! To start, incredibly clear instructions are given on how to find Lower Dover as it is about 20 mins outside of San Ignacio but just off the main highway - we arrived by local bus and had no trouble at all...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Bm1892
Response from madreynolds, Owner at Lower DoverResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Bm1892 for the review. Your help letting the world know about Lower Dover really goes a long way so much appreciated. Wine wonder food & ruins. You covered them all. I especially loved the travel advise...stay in the jungle....not in (urban-yet-nearby) San Ignacio....More

Reviewed September 17, 2018

My 16 year old daughter & I spent 5 nights at Lower Dover in Aug. It was a great experience; Maddy was so helpful ,the property was lovely (especially the jungle,where we hiked with the dogs to the ruins which are being currently excavated),the food...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Cheri R
Response from madreynolds, Owner at Lower DoverResponded September 18, 2018

Thanks Cheri for the 5 stars. Glad you set aside time to hike Lower Dover's jungle trails/see the on-site Maya ruins. Very cool that you mentioned Taxi Peter (a great alternative to renting a vehicle or taking the bus on busy weekends). Your suggestion to...More

Reviewed August 28, 2018

This was my favorite place I've ever stayed at. The host, Maddy, goes above and beyond to ensure her guests are content, comfortable, and well fed (the food is INCREDIBLE!). Her land was peaceful and beautiful and we enjoyed lounging in the hammocks and going...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Julie B
Response from madreynolds, Owner at Lower DoverResponded September 19, 2018

Love it that you mention the public bus in your review (cheap, safe, EZ). Even better that you rave about staying in the jungle- not in the city- for your holiday :) May the memory of Lower Dover's swimming hole & hammocks bring you peace...More

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Description
Lower Dover is where Indiana Jones would have stayed in western Belize. 100 acre conservation area with jungle, wildlife & on-site Maya Ruins yet minutes from the highway & popular bus stop. SWIM, HIKE, EXPLORE More RUINS, BIRD, HAMMOCKS, WIFI. Near ATM Cave, en-route to Tikal, 20 min by car to San Ignacio or Belmopan (40min by bus). Tours (ATM Cave $110usd) & DIY National Parks ($10) nearby. Rated #1 Hostel in Belize by Hostelworld in 2017 & 2018. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$37 - US$97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Lower Dover Field Station & Jungle Lodge
Location
Belize > Cayo > San Ignacio > Unitedville
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$37 - US$97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Lower Dover Field Station & Jungle Lodge
Location
Belize > Cayo > San Ignacio > Unitedville
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Traveller (249)
Room & Suite (47)
Pool & Beach (11)
Dining (9)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Bwcrob
November 4, 2017|
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Response from madreynolds | Property representative |
The entrance road to the ATM Cave is in the village of Teakettle, about 15 mintues away from Lower Dover. Add another 15-20 minutes of dirt road and you arrive in the parking lot. The cave is another 20 minute hike from... More
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TommyRules
February 12, 2017|
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Response from madreynolds | Property representative |
Firstly, no entrance fee into Belize Taxi to BENQUE bus terminal (approx 4usd) Tell conductor you are going to Lower Dover in UNITEDVILLE and want to get dropped off at the Lower Dover highway sign next to the hardware... More
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Kelsey C
June 1, 2016|
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Response from madreynolds | Property representative |
$110usd CASH paid directly to the tour guide. Lower Dover can help make the connection with the guide. Day 1: ATM Cave, Day 2: take a public bus to the Maya ruins of Xunantunich & Cahal Pech / see Iguana Project / eat... More
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Room Tips
"Get your own cabana if you can (assuming they aren't sold out!). "
anantCDN
Feb. 4, 2018
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"You want an authentic rain forest experience in the heart of Mayan country? You Got It!"
GregN486
Jan. 31, 2018
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"Best location to go out to explore San Ignacio, Guatemali, Belize zoo,"
Z303TUmaryr
Oct. 8, 2017
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"Plan time to explore the grounds"
captain_tahoe_steve
Feb. 25, 2017
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