Hill Bank Field Station

Your stay at Hill Bank Field Station is about more than a relaxing tropical getaway. Instead, the workers here hope you learn something. This field station was once inhabited by the Mayan, and evidence of this fact is found all along the New River Lagoon. Today, after functioning as a logging camp for over 300 years, the property is now a field station that works to conserve the natural land and heritage of Belize. A regular workforce of 30 people operate the property, working in rainforest conservation and research. Guests who stay here become part of the conservation effort.

If you're hoping to plan a sizable get-together, or are traveling as a group, this group-friendly property can make the process a bit less worrisome.

Positioned in Orange Walk District, south of Lamanai, Hill Bank Field Station, an all-inclusive property, welcomes tourists who want to stay in this part of Belize. In case you're wondering, the center of Belmopan is 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south.

Accommodations

Local hardwoods were used in the construction of each cabana, which offer the most private amenities on property and feature two double beds in the main room. Another option is the dormitory, which has separate male and female bathrooms which have Clivus Multrum composting toilets and six rooms each with four single beds, a bed in the loft, and a bunk bed. Quiet time on property begins at 9:00 p.m., and guests are asked to turn of radios and keep noise to a minimum.

This lodge has been awarded a rating of one and a half stars, when considering its amenities, quality, and service.

Look below for a listing of this property's in-room amenities.

  • Queen Bed

Contact the property to ensure you'll have amenities, if it's particularly important to you.

Activities and Amenities

There are five trails on property, and guests are asked to inform station managers of where they will beat all times and to keep to the trails to their safety. Tour guides are also available to help guests to identify plants and animals along the way.

The following list gives a preview of this property's facilities and general amenities:

  • FAX
  • Gift Shop
  • Sports Available
  • Outdoor Parking
  • Hiking/Nature Walk

Because these details can sometimes change, it's best to contact the lodging if you have your heart set on a particular activity. To see an in-depth article about the activities available at Hill Bank Field Station, click here.

Another importance matter to think about when deciding where to book your trip are the local restaurants you will be able to find in the area. Click here for more info on the availability of food in this area.

Guest Services

The services available at Hill Bank Field Station, including the one below, will help you take full advantage of the lodging and the surrounding area.

  • Security

Another plus is this property also has a few business amenities, perfect for people who must bring along business or attend meetings in this region.

  • Group Friendly
  • FAX

Nearby

Guests will find a good selection of attractions situated near Hill Bank. Plan a vacation outing to some of the closest attractions like Community Baboon Sanctuary and Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary.

One of the nearest notable areas to the lodge is Belmopan. If your itinerary allows, escape for a day trip to some of the nearest towns and some important attractions along the way.

To see more about what's in the area of Hill Bank Field Station, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Orange Walk District, Belize

Phone: (501) 227-5616

Secondary Phone: (501) 227-1050

Website: http://www.pfbelize.org/tourism/?page_id=20

 

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