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 will be kept plenty busy at The Great House, which offers easy access to a multitude of recreational opportunities.

Located in downtown Belize City, The Great House offers a warm welcome to visitors who are thinking about basing their vacation 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. Travelers who prefer personalized service over an abundance of space will fall in love with the simple ambiance at this location. With respect to overall quality, we've awarded this guest house a 3 star rating.

A partial list of the in-room conveniences 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

Be sure to call ahead if your party will require certain amenities, if it's particularly important to you.

Activities and Amenities

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

To see this property's general amenities, check the list below:

  • Gift Shop
  • Wi Fi Internet Access

If you're still not sure exactly what to expect, don't hesitate to call with questions just in case availability varies. To read our complete discussion about the specific activities 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 on-site dining options, those hoping for extra culinary diversity can also check out the region's other nearby eateries. Guests looking for a bite to eat will find a small handful of restaurants within traveling distance. It's a good idea to get familiar with the nearby options, even though The Great House offers dining of its own, including Smoky Mermaid. To see a detailed discussion about dining, click here.

Guest Services

The Great House provides a small number of guest services, including the ones in the following list, so you can depend on these few extras during your time on property, and off.

  • Maid Service
  • Continental Breakfast

This property also has a small set of business amenities, great for those who are visiting for business-related reasons.

  • Conference Facilities
  • Desk in Room


Guests will find many interesting sites and attractions located near The Great House. On your itinerary, make room for nearby attractions like Swing Bridge, Maritime Museum, and Supreme Court Building. If you're ready to relax, like many travelers who visit Belize's coast, your itinerary will surely include a trip to the beach. Fortunately, Cucumber Beach is quickly driven to by taxi cab from the guest house.

One of the closest areas to the guest house is Belize City. To maximize what you see and learn during your trip, have a little side trip to a neighboring town to gain some perspective on the country.

To see more about other destinations and attractions 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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