Welcome to Cocopele Inn


Welcome to Cocopele Inn, where you’re in for an amazing time! Rooms are Spacious and Clean, making it perfect for your group of all looking for reasonable priced accommodation. You’ll love the A/C that provides a refreshing escape from the heat. Plus, our well-equipped kitchen facilities and complimentary drinking water are definite perks. You’ll feel safe and secure here too.

Only 10 minutes walk from Downtown San Ignacio.
Discover why we are the best out-town in-town accommodation 

Cocopele Inn is situated in a peaceful area, yet you can easily walk to numerous shops, tour companies, and restaurants. But what truly sets this place apart is Lucy, your hostess. She’s incredibly knowledgeable and will assist you in finding the right tour companies and shuttle services. Her recommendations will leave you delighted. Lucy also offers reasonably priced laundry services – simply leave your dirty basket before heading out to explore, and when you return, your clothes will be clean and neatly folded.

You can be certain of one thing – you’ll want to return to Cocopele Inn for your next adventure!

When you’re planning a visit to Santa Elena and San Ignacio Town, there’s no better place to stay than The Cocopele Inn. Here’s why:

Perfect Location

The Cocopele Inn is right in the heart of Santa Elena Town, which is like a close neighbor to San Ignacio. You can easily walk to San Ignacio Town via the Hawksworth Bridge – it’s a beautiful stroll! This means you’ll be just steps away from banks, ATMs, restaurants, a shopping center, the local farmers market, and many other exciting attractions.

Delicious Dining Options

Right on our property, you’ll find not just one, but two local restaurants. Whether you’re a student, an expat, or anyone eager to savor the local flavors, these dining spots are perfect for you.

Convenience Galore

At The Cocopele Inn, you’ll find everything you need. We offer both long and short-term accommodation options to suit your stay. Need to freshen up your clothes? No problem! We provide laundry services. Want to cook your own meals? Our kitchen facilities are at your disposal. Plus, we offer transportation services from Belize International Airport and anywhere else in Belize, making your travel hassle-free.
So, when you’re thinking of where to stay in Santa Elena / San Ignacio Town, let The Cocopele Inn be your top choice. We’re not just a place to stay; we’re a gateway to a convenient, exciting, and delicious experience in this beautiful region.

The best choice in Santa Elena, Cayo

Let me introduce you to the Twin towns, as the locals affectionately call them. These towns are full of fascinating Belizean history waiting to be discovered.

The Cocopele Inn is conveniently situated near the San Ignacio tourist area, making it a breeze to book exciting tours or grab groceries for your stay. The folks around here are incredibly friendly, and you’ll find delicious food options everywhere you turn.

From mouthwatering local dishes to tasty international cuisine, San Ignacio Town is a food lover’s paradise. The diverse range of cultural food available here is sure to delight your taste buds. So, get ready to embark on a historical journey and a culinary adventure when you stay at Cocopele Inn!

  • The room was excellent - every amenity one could need and impeccably clean, Yolanda was very helpful and charming, Lucy organized anything I needed and is a great resource. ... read more

    Bryan R  Avatar Bryan R
    March 15, 2023

    Great place to stay, clean, comfortable, spacious place to stay and friendly family, also 5 minutes to downtown San Ignacio

    Fermin Tzib Avatar Fermin Tzib
    April 6, 2021

    I stayed at the Cocopele Inn for 3 nights and Lucy couldn't have done more to make me feel at home. Simple but wholly comfortable, with great wifi, warm water... read more

    Katy L  Avatar Katy L
    March 15, 2021
  • Fantastico.. Si regreso a Belice ahi me quedo yo.. Excelente anfitriona y preocupada por el medio ambiente

    Katina Vackimes Avatar Katina Vackimes
    September 26, 2020

    Lucy is doing an amazing job running a fine establishment. There are no negatives to staying at her place. The location is extremely convenient and the rooms are very clean,... read more

    Rebekah Gusway Avatar Rebekah Gusway
    April 6, 2020

    My wife and I stayed here in November of 2019. We had a great time. Lucy, who runs the place, was great and very helpful, she really... read more

    April 6, 2020
  • Wonderful hospitality and all the amenities you need: kitchen area, fridge, microwave, dishes, utensils, water, coffee, tea. The room was very nice and clean. Very close to the center of... read more

    Alexander Nagle Avatar Alexander Nagle
    April 6, 2020

    We used Cocopele Inn as a hub as we did excursions in San Ignacio. Cocopele Inn is centrally located and an easy walk to the city center where most of... read more

    Joey Cochran Avatar Joey Cochran
    April 6, 2020

    For the price, this place is excellent. Centrally located and great hosts. Clean water provided and assistance with transport to excursions. Lucy is an awesome host!

    Skylar Avatar Skylar
    April 6, 2020
  • Perfect location, right outside the center. Public kitchen very useful, with free clean water to tap off your bottles for the day.. Staff helpful and friendly.

    BrightScytheOfLife Avatar BrightScytheOfLife
    April 6, 2020

    We had a great time at Cocopele Inn. The 2 bedroom space was clean and spacious, easily accomadating our 4 person group. The A/c was a nice break... read more

    Stephy_Vaughn  Avatar Stephy_Vaughn
    March 15, 2020

    this hotel was so wonderful! Lucy who runs it is amazingly kind and helpful. The rooms are HUGE with cold AC. Its in a quiet area, yet super close walk... read more

    Amy M  Avatar Amy M
    March 15, 2020
  • Lucy, the hotel manager, is the sweetest person you'll meet. So welcoming, inviting, and informational, she's makes you feel right at home the second you check in. …

    Henry L  Avatar Henry L
    March 15, 2020

    Veryyyy cozy and clean inn! Felt so at home! Great location—only minutes walk from food and shops. Restaurant onsite that serves delicious breakfast lunch and dinner. Felt very safe and... read more

    Alex T  Avatar Alex T
    March 15, 2020

    This place is technically in Santa Elena but it is 5 minutes walk across the bridge from central San Ignacio. We came here for our last night in SI. …

    Melissa D  Avatar Melissa D
    March 15, 2020

More Reasons to Stay with Us!

Perfect for couples, groups, families, expats or students and the solo traveler.


Expats gateway to Belize

For those curious expats seeking the experience of living in Belize, Cocopele Inn has the answers you're looking for! Our long-term rates are tailored to make it a breeze for expats to settle in and begin their Belizean adventure.What sets us apart is our strategic location, close to everything in San Ignacio. Whether you're eager to explore the town, discover local culture, or simply enjoy the convenience of city life, Cocopele Inn is your ideal starting point. Come, make yourself at home, and uncover all that Belize has to offer from our welcoming haven.gnacio means there is no need for taxi.

Airport Transfers

Arriving at Belize International Airport? Let us take care of your airport transportation needs! When you book with us, Belize Shuttle with William will be right there to provide you with our warm and welcoming Belize meet and greet shuttle service. Your journey in Belize begins with a friendly face and reliable transportation, ensuring a smooth start to your adventure.


A Place to study in Belize

Cocopele Inn stands as an exceptional choice for both students and archaeologists seeking accommodation in Belize. Its allure lies in its unique blend of affordability, convenience, and amenities tailored to cater to their specific needs. Students will appreciate the complimentary high-speed internet, conducive study areas with desks and chairs, and the convenience of laundry services. Archaeologists, on the other hand, will find Cocopele Inn's proximity to Belize's rich historical sites invaluable, making it the perfect base for their explorations.