Excellence-Badge_2013_enHonored as a Top Performing Hotel and Hostel as Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site

San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize – June 1, 2013 – Pedro’s Hotel and Pedro’s Inn Backpackers Hostel today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.

To qualify for a Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor, and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.

“Pedro’s Inn and Hotel is very pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” said Peter Lawrence, owner of Pedro’s Inn and Hotel. “We strive to offer our customers a memorable experience, and this accolade is evidence that our hard work is translating into positive reviews on TripAdvisor.”

“TripAdvisor is delighted to celebrate the success of businesses around the globe, from Sydney to Chicago, Sao Paulo to Rome, which are consistently offering TripAdvisor travelers a great customer experience,” said Alison Copus, Vice President of Marketing for TripAdvisor for Business. “The Certificate of Excellence award provides top performing establishments around the world the recognition they deserve, based on feedback from those who matter most – their customers.”

About Pedro’s Hotel and Pedro’s Inn Backpackers Hostel
Pedro’s Hotel and Pedro’s Inn is centrally located on Ambergris Caye, has on-site entertainment at Pedro’s Sports Pub & Pizzeria, and staffs Ambergris Caye’s most popular Adventure Coordinators, guiding guests to Belize’s world-class scuba diving, snorkeling, spear fishing, kayaking, windsurfing, or sailing. At Pedro’s Hotel, even cheap travelers can experience adventures that last a lifetime.

In Belize, and certainly in the town of San Pedro on Ambergris Caye, Pedro’s Hotel is the best price and value. Designed for the budget-minded traveler, Pedro’s affordable accommodations allow guests to enjoy all the excitement and adventure Belize has to offer. Pedro’s Hotel has 32 Standard Rooms with 1 king or 2 twin beds and have private bathroom with hot water, A/C and Flat Screen TVs. The 12 Deluxe ‘Annex’ rooms have the same amenities of the standard rooms are larger, feature Wifi in the rooms and have small balconies that overlook the 2 swimming pools. Both feature Daily Maid Service.

Pedro’s Inn is a 2 minute walk to the best beach in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, a 5 minute walk to the airport and a 7 minute walk to downtown San Pedro. For more information, special discounts, or booking a room, go to www.PedrosHotel.com, or Phone (011) 501.226.3825 -or- (011) 501.206.2198 or Cel: +501.610.5526. You can also like our facebook page at: www.facebook.com/PedrosHotel

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*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, January 2013
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