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Island paradise at backpacker price


Island paradise at backpacker price

6 guests
1 bedroom
1 bath
6 guests
1 bedroom
1 bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Just because you're sharing a room doesn't mean you can't have a little space to yourself! 6 bed dorm has individual shelves, electrical outlets, personal fans and at each bunk, and individual lights can be borrowed through reception. The room has a window fan and oscillating ceiling fan, lockable storage compartments under the bottom bunks, luggage shelves, and bathroom, as well as a little sitting area, and attached screened porch with porch swing.



House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 1PM
Check out by 11AM


12 Reviews

Paul User Profile
March 2017
Mel is so kind-hearted and accommodating-- would highly recommend!
Pablo/Haydee User Profile
March 2016
Nice quiet neighborhood. Affordable accommodations. Conveniently located between the the main towns.
David User Profile
October 2015
I was very happy with my stay with Mel. She was very friendly and gave me tons of information about the area and was very approachable and relaxed. Thanks for an excellent first time out of the country!
Davina User Profile
April 2015
Mel was great! I stayed for 3 nights and had a great time. Transportation is easy to access. The common areas are great for meeting other travelers. Accommodations are basic but nice. Stores and restaurants are within walking distance. I have already recommended this place to 2 f…
Adam User Profile
February 2013
Great stay, nice people, good food! Mel was awesome and took care of everything. Everyone staying at the hostel was great too. Excellent experience! Thanks Mel!
Colleen User Profile
March 2018
Backpackers Hostal is a fabulous place to stay .. Mel is amazing knowledgeable and inclusive if there are local activities or celebrations.. she is well intrenched in the local community of Sandy Bay.. I had spoke to several locals who speak highly of her and the Hostal.. it’s ju…
Andy User Profile
March 2018
Clean, basic accommodations for a great price in Roatan. Thanks Mel

Hosted by Mel

Bay Islands Department, HondurasJoined in May 2011
Mel User Profile
158 Reviews
I am a single mom of 2, living on site at our small, friendly hostel in a residential area in Sandy Bay on the island of Roatan. I traveled around for several years as a scuba instructor before making my home in Roatan. We're just a few minutes walk to the dolphins at Anthony's…
Languages: English, Español, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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