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The Funky Dodo Backpackers

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Comfort Double Room, Private Bathroom (Queen Room, Solar Hot Water) | Bathroom | Shower, towels
Comfort Double Room, Private Bathroom (Queen Room, Solar Hot Water) | Terrace/patio
Comfort Double Room, Private Bathroom (Queen Room, Solar Hot Water) | View from room
Traditional Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Shared Bathroom (Solar Hot Water) | Individually decorated, individually furnished, blackout curtains

Overview of The Funky Dodo Backpackers

The Funky Dodo Backpackers

2.0 star property
Located steps from Hopkins Pier

9.2/10 Superb

19 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Shared kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
The price is €44
Price available on 03/02/2023
South Main Road, Hopkins, Stann Creek District

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About this area

Getting around

  • Dangriga (DGA) - 34 min drive
  • Independence and Mango Creek (INB) - 57 min drive
  • Placencia (PLJ) - 64 min drive
  • Belize City (BZE-Philip S. W. Goldson Intl.) - 155 min drive
  • Belize City (TZA-Belize City Municipal) - 160 min drive


  • Jalapeno's BBQ & Grill - 2 min walk
  • Luba Laruga Cool Spot - 3 min walk
  • The Melting Pot - 4 min walk
  • Herbal Healers - 6 min walk
  • Ella's Cool Spot - 6 min walk

About this property

The Funky Dodo Backpackers

Enjoy your visit to Hopkins with a stay at The Funky Dodo Backpackers. Freebies such as WiFi and self-parking are added perks, and guests looking to stay active can experience the nearby kayaking, scuba-diving and snorkelling. Other features include a terrace and a garden.


English, German, Polish, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Tourism Gold Standard (Belize)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 11 rooms


  • Check-in time from 6:00 AM until 8:00 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Up to 2 children (5 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • On-site parking is limited
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas
  • No alcohol served on site
  • No stag or hen parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Shared fridge
  • Water dispenser

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Bed rails

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Cave exploring nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba-diving nearby
  • Zip-lining nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library


  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance


  • English
  • German
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Fan
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Deck or patio
  • Garden
  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access


  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 6 per cent


  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 5 per pet, per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guest room doors are sealed after cleaning.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some on-site facilities.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Tourism Gold Standard (Belize) guidelines.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
<p>There is limited hot water on site. </p><p>This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.</p><p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.</p> <p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Parties and events are allowed on site.</p> <p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit and window guards on site.</p> <p> This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly). </p><p>This property accepts credit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

The Funky Dodo Backpackers Hopkins
The Funky Dodo Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Does The Funky Dodo Backpackers offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Funky Dodo Backpackers does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Funky Dodo Backpackers?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at The Funky Dodo Backpackers?
Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of USD 5 per pet, per day. Service animals are exempt from fees. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at The Funky Dodo Backpackers?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spaces may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Funky Dodo Backpackers?
You can check in from 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at The Funky Dodo Backpackers and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities such as cycling, boat tours and fishing. Additional recreation nearby includes cave exploring and ecotours. Enjoy amenities such as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Funky Dodo Backpackers?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include The Melting Pot (4-min walk), Herbal Healers (6-min walk) and Ella's Cool Spot (6-min walk).
Does The Funky Dodo Backpackers have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a deck or patio and a garden.
What's the area around The Funky Dodo Backpackers like?
The Funky Dodo Backpackers is located near Hopkins Village Beach, only a short 3-minute walk from Hopkins Pier and 3 minutes' walk from Luba Laruga Cool Spot.







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10/10 Exceptional

Joycelyn, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Roy & Anna are AMAZING-it is family when you stay here. The ambiance, the staff, the people you meet are always AMAZING!!
Gina, 2-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Kristen, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The beds are comfy, the staff is helpful, the grounds are clean and well cared for, and the wifi is strong enough to work remotely. Love love love the Dodo!
Jennifer, 3-night family trip
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6/10 Good

MARK, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Adam, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Cool hostel just a few steps from the beach. Nice little rooms and good shared bathroom facilities with large shower stalls. Lounge and kitchen area are nice and well equipped.
Stephanie, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Was clean and well worth the price Management was very friendly and had lots of helpful hints on what to do including expats in the area Enjoyed my stay
Dave, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Abdullah, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

9-night trip
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