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.

Visitors hoping to stay active will have a blast at The Great House, as they will encounter an excellent selection of outdoor possibilities.

Positioned in downtown Belize City, The Great House welcomes travelers wanting 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 grand total of 16 units, so it's no mystery that it is a relatively small property. Guests who prefer a quiet setting over distracting details will be delighted by the simple ambiance at this compact property. This guest house has received a 3 star rating, based on numerous measures, including overall quality, amenities, and service.

A listing of the in-room amenities available at The Great House include:

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

Contact the property if you need all types of amenities, as they can be different from room to room.

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 list below displays other amenities on this property:

  • Gift Shop
  • Wi Fi Internet Access

If you want to know exactly what to expect upon arrival, it's always best to call with questions since the specifics tend to change. Visit this page to read a comprehensive description about the kinds of recreation and activities that The Great House offers.


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 the dining options on-location, visitors looking for more culinary diversity might also check out the region's other nearby eateries. Hungry guests will encounter a few solid places to eat within reach of these accommodations. It's helpful to get familiar with the nearby options, even though The Great House does have dining of its own, including Smoky Mermaid. Click here for a more detailed discussion about food in this area.

Guest Services

The Great House offers a few guest services, including those that are listed below, helping you stay on track while enjoying your time on the property.

  • Maid Service
  • Continental Breakfast

Some may want to consider that this property also has a small set of business amenities, which can be an asset to people who are visiting for business-related reasons.

  • Conference Facilities
  • Desk in Room


You will notice lots of attractions situated near The Great House. Some of the closest attractions are Swing Bridge, Maritime Museum, and Supreme Court Building. If you plan to do a little lounging in the sand, like many tourists who come to enjoy Belize's coast, your vacation would be incomplete without a few peaceful hours at the beach. Cucumber Beach, one of the nearest, is located four miles from the guest house.

One closeby area of interest from the guest house is Belize City. If you find yourself with spare time, take a day to travel to a neighboring city to check out just what else Belize has to offer.

For our comprehensive article on what you'll find 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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