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.

Active travelers will be kept plenty busy at The Great House, as they'll enjoy easy access to an excellent range of outdoor options.

Set in downtown Belize City, The Great House is a great choice for travelers who are interested in staying in this neighborhood.


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's perfect for guests who like a less commercialized atmosphere. Upon reviewing its overall quality, we've given this guest house a 3 star rating.

A list of the in-room features and amenities offered by 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 gives a preview of some other amenities at this property:

  • Gift Shop
  • Wi Fi Internet Access

If you want to know exactly what to expect upon arrival, it's best to check with the front desk just in case some of the amenities vary. To see more info about the activities and recreation opportunities available at The Great House, click here.


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.

Outside of what is available on-site, guests hoping to find more culinary diversity might also consider the area's other nearby eateries. Hungry guests will discover a small handful of restaurants in the vicinity. It's a good idea to pick out a few restaurants in the area that are worth trying, despite the fact that The Great House offers some dining of its own, including Smoky Mermaid. For an in-depth look at this area's options, click here.

Guest Services

The Great House offers a small number of guest services, including the ones in the list below, helping you to get the most out of your trip to this region.

  • Maid Service
  • Continental Breakfast

Also provided are a few business amenities, which makes it a good choice for just about any trip, whether for pleasure, business, or both.

  • Conference Facilities
  • Desk in Room


You'll encounter many interesting sites and attractions located near The Great House. On your itinerary, make room for nearby attractions like Swing Bridge and Maritime Museum. If you and your family are like most travelers who are eager to enjoy Belize's sunshine, your itinerary would be incomplete without ample basking at the beach. You'll find Cucumber Beach quickly reached by taxi from the guest house.

The guest house is located near Belize City, an interesting spot for sightseers to experience the diversity of Belize.

To see the full article about other destinations and attractions near The Great House, click here.

Contact Info

Location: 13 Cork Street, Fort George, Belize

General: (501) 223-3400

Secondary Phone: (501) 223-3444



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