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 are organizing a conference or are traveling with a group, this hospitable property might be just the spot.
Situated on the southeastern part of Orange Walk District, south of Lamanai, Hill Bank Field Station, an all-inclusive property, happily welcomes guests 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.
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 earned a rating of one and a half stars, for a number of reasons, including service, amenities, and overall quality.
A partial list of the in-room features and amenities offered by Hill Bank Field Station include:
Keep in mind that different room types may offer different amenities, so if you have an important amenity in mind, call the front desk or reservation service.
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.
To see general amenities on the property, check the list below:
If you don't want any surprises upon arrival, don't hesitate to contact the location since these details tend to change. Visit this page to read our complete discussion about the recreation and activities offered at Hill Bank Field Station.
Nearby dining is an important consideration when choosing your accommodations in Belize. Click here for more info on the availability of food in this area.
Guest services here at Hill Bank Field Station, including the one listed below, can help you keep your itinerary effortless.
This property also has a couple of business amenities, ideal for visitors who need to put in a few hours of work during their vacations.
One of the closest areas to the lodge is Belmopan. If you find yourself with spare time, take a day trip to a neighboring city to gain some perspective on the country.
For our comprehensive article on what's located near Hill Bank Field Station, click here.
Location: Orange Walk District, Belize
Phone: (501) 227-5616
Secondary Phone: (501) 227-1050
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