The Great House

The Great House

An idyllic Belizean resort that blends modernity with tradition, guests here stay in updated guestrooms housed in a charming 90-year-old colonial-period family home. The Great House has become a popular destination of scuba divers and snorkelers because Belize's remarkable barrier reef is located just 12 miles off the coast.

Those hoping to stay active won't leave disappointed with The Great House, as they will enjoy convenient access to an excellent selection of outdoor possibilities.

Located in downtown Belize City, The Great House is a great choice for travelers who want to stay in this neighborhood or nearby.


Guests can't help but feel welcome when they arrive at this wonderful colonial home which has been meticulously appointed with all of the amenities for their comfort and convenience. Everything about the property combines the look and feel of yesterday with today, modern conveniences make the house so desirable.

Their colonial heritage and ambiance is faithfully preserved in all of their 16 guestrooms. Each is individually color coordinated with a host of tasteful and comfortable appointments. From polished pine floor to fresh fruit on arrival, their guestrooms and staff let you know you made the right choice.

The Great House has a total of just 16 units. Hence, it is popular with visitors who prefer a unique and personalized atmosphere.

On the basis of overall style, amenities, and ambience, Caribya! has given this guest house a rating of 3 stars. Read more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they tend to be lower than the ratings awarded by Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

A list of the in-room features and amenities that you'll find at The Great House include:

  • Coffee Maker
  • Room Service
  • In-Room Alarm Clock
  • Iron
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioned
  • Private Bath
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • TV Remote Control
  • Hairdryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Desk in Room

If you have a certain requirement for your vacation, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

Activities and Amenities

A number of tours are available to guests, including waterway tours, trips to Mayan ruins, and visits to the Belize Zoo.

The following list identifies this property's facilities and general amenities:

  • Gift Shop
  • Wi Fi Internet Access

Since the specifics tend to change, it's suggested that you call the front desk if you don't want any surprises upon arrival. Visit this page to read our complete article about the specific activities that The Great House has to offer.


Guests are invited to dine in the courtyard of the lower garden. The menu features a mix of International, Central American, and Caribbean dishes. Complimentary breakfast, coffee, tea, bottled water, bananas, and cookies are available daily.

In addition to on-location dining options, those looking for further culinary diversity might also consider the area's other local dining choices. Guests here will encounter a limited but good selection of restaurants within traveling distance. It's worth it to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, even though The Great House offers on-site dining, including Smoky Mermaid. For more information about your dining options near this property, click here.

Guest Services

The Great House offers a few guest services, including the ones listed below, helping to take care of the little details during your relaxing trip to Belize.

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Housekeeping

The property also boasts a couple of business amenities, which could be ideal for any visit, and especially for those attending mainly on business matters.

  • Conference Facilities
  • Desk in Room


Guests will encounter numerous attractions in the vicinity of The Great House. The nearest include Swing Bridge and Maritime Museum. If you want to have fun and relax at the same time, like many tourists who visit Belize, your vacation wouldn't be complete without a few peaceful hours at the beach. Fortunately, you'll find Cucumber Beach located four miles to the west of this guest house.

The guest house is located near Belize City, a particularly enjoyable area for tourists to experience the diversity of Belize.

To see more about what's located near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: 13 Cork Street, Fort George, Belize

General: (501) 223-3400

Secondary Phone: (501) 223-3444



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