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Black Orchid Resort Belize

Belize City, Belize (BZE)

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Based on 492 reviews
At Black Orchid Resort enjoy the best of both worlds in accommodations with an ambience of eco-friendly luxury, well-appointed air conditioned rooms a
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Garden View Room - Black Orchid Resort Belize - 1

Garden View Room

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$192 $125
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All Garden View Rooms offer one double bed or one queen or two queen size beds with a beautiful view of the gardens.
Room Features:

  • Approximately 210 square feet
  • Ceiling fan
  • Air conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot/Cold Shower
  • Safety deposit box
  • Plasma TV 32"
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River View Room - Black Orchid Resort Belize - 2

River View Room

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$300 $195
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All River View Rooms offer one king or two queen size beds with a scenic view of the river from a private balcony.

Room Features:

  • Approximately 288 square feet
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Air Conditioning
  • Television
  • Telephone
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot/Cold Shower
  • Safety deposit box
  • Plasma TV 32"
  • Caffee Maker
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Black Orchid Resort Belize
2 Dawson Lane Belize Distric, Burrell Boom, Belize Belize City

The serene grounds of the Black Orchid Resort, allows guests to feel calm and worry free. The friendly staff caters to your every need and welcomes you to relax in the peaceful environment. Let your cares drift away and become one with nature as you listen to the sounds of the flowing river water, the tunes of song birds, and the radiant, Caribbean sun warming your soul. Spend the day strolling through the tropical forest or lounging by the refreshing pool. Lay back in a hammock with a good book and a cool, tropical drink. Enjoy fine dining with a variety of international and local cuisine from one of the best restaurants in the Belize District.

Whether its diving, sunbathing, snorkeling, deep sea or flats fishing, hiking a rainforest, bird watching, visiting Maya sites or just enjoying the sights and sounds of our tropical paradise, Black Orchid lets you do it all conveniently and without long hauls in tourist vans.

Black Orchid Resort offers unlimited opportunities to experience all the fun Belize has to offer. The resort provides paddle boats, canoes, and kayaks for exploring the vast river.
Try out numerous exciting tours, including:

  • Cave tubing through the Caves Branch River
  • Zip lining through a tropical rainforest
  • Experience the Ancient Mayan Ruins of Lamanai
  • View breathtaking waterfalls and tropical wildlife
  • Try scuba diving or snorkeling along the Belize Barrier Reef

The Village of Burrell Boom is a quaint community located in rural Belize just sixteen miles north of the Belize international airport. The "boom" in Burrell Boom is derived from the growth of the logging industry that shaped the area during the 1700s. Experience an environment where locals coexist with their unspoiled natural surroundings. The village is known for an assortment of fruit wines and preserves all made from organic ingredients. The sheer beauty of this untouched locale is experienced during sunrise and sunset. As dawn breaks, the sun peaks over the horizon with a glow of warm hues of orange, red, and yellow, announcing the beginning of a brand new day. As evening approaches, the air is filled with a cool breeze spreading the sweet aroma of fresh fruit, as the sounds of crickets chirping in the background combine with the melodious songs of local birds.

  • Babysitting (+)
  • Banquet Facility (+)
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Dock
  • Breakfast Room (+)
  • Bus/Truck Parking
  • Business Services (+)
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Cocktail Lounge
  • Concierge Desk
  • Conference Rooms (+)
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Cruise Terminal Shuttle
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Event Catering
  • Exterior Corridors
  • Fine Dining
  • Fishing
  • Free Airport Shuttle
  • Free Continental Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Full Breakfast (+)
  • Gift Shop on Property
  • Guest Activity Desk
  • Handicap Services
  • Horseback Riding (nearby) (+)
  • Ice Machine
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Massage Services (+)
  • Massage Therapist (+)
  • Meeting facilities (+)
  • Meeting/board rooms (+)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • No Resort Fee
  • Non-Motorized Water Sports
  • On-Site Check In
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Parking
  • Public Internet Access
  • Restaurant
  • River Access
  • River View
  • Rooftop Lounge
  • Rooftop Pool
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Room Service (+)
  • Secured Parking
  • Security Guard
  • Spa (+)
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wake-Up Service
  • Wedding Services (+)
  • Wheelchair Access
(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply

Based on 492 reviews
from Cheyenne, Wyoming
Submitted on 10-05-2016
We arrived in Belize and stayed at Black Orchid only one night. The resort's free transport to and from the airport was convenient, timely and the driver was both helpful and friendly. Once at the resort, the staff was excellent, the rooms were nice and the entire experience was a perfect introduction to Belize. The resort is located in a beautiful, rural (not necessarily jungle) location and we took advantage of the free canoes. Once on the water, we spotted Howler monkeys 3 minutes from t... Read more
from Cody, Wyoming
Submitted on 14-05-2016
This was our second visit to the Black Orchid. Our last visit was in May of 2013. We were amazed at the changes and upgrades they had made. It was like a whole new place. The new rooms are fantastic, very large and clean. The beds are comfortable. We stayed in a room on the second floor with a porch overlooking the river. I have to say that I was mostly impressed with the artwork, the carving made on each of the wooden doors they were all beautiful. The air conditioning worked well and t... Read more
from Atlanta, Georgia
Submitted on 15-05-2016
The Black Orchid Resort is a nice place to stay near Belize City. I honestly do not think there are any better hotels near Belize City and the airport. We stayed here for two nights before we were flying back to the US, and it was fine. First, I will say the staff is great, and they deserve five stars. Everyone was always friendly, polite, and professional. A driver drove us back into Belize City and gave us a tour stopping at some of the landmarks including the rainbow Belize sign. He did not h... Read more
from Mt Pleasant Iowa
Submitted on 18-05-2016
My husband and I were picked up at the water taxi by the driver who was very nice and indulged our curious nature. Once we got to the resort we were pleasantly surprised by a breathtaking room overlooking thee Belize River. Our bed was covered in rose petals that framed a towel duck. We made our way to the bar the be greeted with a complimentary rum punch and a bartender, Shammy, who was no only delightful during our stay, but we now are email buddies and I feel like I left family when I ca... Read more
from Little Elm, Texas
Submitted on 24-05-2016
I was advised that a shuttle would be waiting for us upon arrival at the airport. I walked out of baggage claims and they were waiting. We were swiftly taken to the resort. We got checked in and were personally walked to the room and shown the property. There were flower petals on the bed and a great view as well. The salt water swimming pool was so relaxing. We enjoyed our complimentary fruit punch drinks at the bar with bartender Sham. Belizian rum was one of the ingredients which made i... Read more
from Denver, Colorado
Submitted on 29-05-2016
This is a great place to end your trip! Beautiful and peaceful riverside setting with complimentary canoes and guide services available. We had a riverfront room, it was grand. Huge king size bed strewn with flower petals and fantastic linens and mattress. Restaurant was good but seemed a little pricey, staff was terrific friendly and accommodating. If you want a night of affordable luxury after roughing it for a while this is a great option. Free shuttle to the airport,
from Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
Submitted on 08-06-2016
Stayed at the Black Orchid with my wife and two daughters at the end of May, 2016. We booked two rooms for three nights and signed up for several tours. We chose to stay here before spending some time in San Pedro (Ambergris Caye). The rooms were clean, the air conditioning was cold, and the beds were comfortable. The balconies had two chairs each and were a great way to enjoy coffee in the morning (free coffee in the room). The showers had good water pressure and the towels were clean. Eac... Read more
Submitted on 10-06-2016
My families stay was exceptional. The staff was extremely kind and helpful.. Not to mention the Black Orchid was a beautiful place to stay. It is on a river, has a pool, restaurants.. Which I thought was pricey but great! I would definitely stay again!
from New York
Submitted on 14-06-2016
Staff was wonderful. I would go back. Odd thing to remember: The beds were firm and comfortable. One caution: very nice included continental breakfast but I only noticed others were having a more substantial breakfast--it is costly to add eggs (for example) but worth it.
from Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Submitted on 15-06-2016
My friends money was stolen the first day out of the room. The rooms were very basic . The air conditioning didn't work well. The pool was extremely small. The staff were fairly nice. You also must check in and check out towels if you wish to use theirs when swimming which is quite a pain. They also rarely filled our fridge with new water, when they were supposed to supply one new bottle per person per day. I would much rather stay at another establishment next time when I return to Belize. Don'... Read more
from Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Submitted on 15-06-2016
To get started, in my personal opinion, the working staff (Housekeepers) can be known as thieves. My fellow peer was robbed of $200 out of his suitcase along with my leader being robbed of a whole bag of expensive make-up materials. Already being upset about the taking of precious items from my peers, they provided us with hardly no water in the viscous heat of Belize causing a high chance a dehydration or heat stroke. Although there are many bad features I am putting forth, the bartender can wh... Read more
Submitted on 22-06-2016
Dryane took realy great care of our reservation every single detail was taken care of. Bev the manager was also accommodating and Mrs. Karen, the owner made us feel like Family. Mr. Doug, the owner is a Belizean Denzel Washington. This place is like a second home to us. I truly enjoyed everything. We were only there for 1 night but everything was perfect... then we had to head back home. I will return soon.
from Redlands, California, USA
Submitted on 28-06-2016
With an 8 am return flight to LAX, I chose the Black Orchid Resort for our last night in Belize because of its proximity to the airport. I wasn't expecting much, and I wouldn't pay for a riverfront room. But when we arrived, we were pleasantly surprised by the resort's tropical, rustic charm. After checking in, Omar escorted us to a second floor room overlooking the peaceful Belize river. The room had double beds, the white duvets strewn with the every present reddish-orange flower petals.... Read more
from USA
Submitted on 30-06-2016
I've stayed at this hotel twice. First, I love Belize. I enjoy staying in Boom because the people are so friendly, easy access to the city, and 15 mins or less to the airport. I enjoy spending time in Caye Caulker, but I don't always like staying in the Cayes, so this gives me easy access and options. I've stayed at Black Orchard when it was low season and the beginning of high season. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay during low season. It was my escape for the hustle and bustle of home and wor... Read more
from Oregon
Submitted on 30-06-2016
We stayed in June for 1 night before flying out of Belize at the Black Orchid. It is only about 15 to 20 minutes from the airport and a great way to avoid Belize City. We were very pleasantly surprised, especially after reading a couple of negative reviews. The property is clearly not new, but is well kept with large rooms, balconies, privacy and good amenities. The grounds are excellent, restaurant and bar were great. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly. The gift shop was closed but ... Read more
from Columbia, Tennessee
Submitted on 11-07-2016
Last week we traveled with a group of 47 people to Black Orchid Resort. The resort has nice accommodations and was very clean. All the staff are helpful and fully engaged in your pleasant experience in Belize. If you are looking for a safe, clean, and pleasant experience in Belize, then look no further. We have stayed here for several years and our groups are always complimentary. The food is wonderful.