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Lookout at Playa Tortuga

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Calle Paraiso | Playa Tortuga, Ojochal 60501, Costa Rica
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Ranked #2 of 3 Ojochal B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Quito, Ecuador
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is very old and not that nice. The rooms are small and do not have anything special other than the view to the sea. The pool area is also very old and the service is average. Everything is very far so you need to have a car. Breakfast was good.

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Reisterstown, Maryland
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Take a left at the ferreteria, wind up the hill and you will find yourself at the Lookout Hotel. Nice place, friendly owner and the view is great. Grounds are nice but could use some attention in the near future. Almost had the place to ourselves as this was the off season. Rooms consist of small cabinas on the lower... More

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Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
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34 reviews 34 reviews
33 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This hotel is conveniently located not far from the main road yet very quiet with a nice view, it's like a little resort altough the place was dead when we got there, only another couple stayed there at the same time. The owners - a German couple - are very nice and laid back and will make your stay pleasant.... More

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Oslo, Norway
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Having read previous reviews, I can report having had a similar experience as Ilja T. We were met with what we felt to be a business-like attitude, but this soon developed into what I took to be a burgoning friendship. The manager, Owe, does a wonderful job maintaning the grounds and the guests! The place is very beautiful, has a... More

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We stayed here in January of 2013. Loved the fantastic view of the bay and the beautifully kept grounds at this resort. The view the setting sun over the bay is great. The staff were always friendly and attentive and helpful in organizing tours. The room was small but very comfortable and quiet. Oh, and their dog is ADORABLE! Great... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

First encounter was a bit too business-like. Money upfront, not especially friendly, but correct. The rooms are good, very clean. The food is also very tasty. The owners go out of their way to try to make you comfortable. When leaving you get a complimentary bottle of whater to hit the road.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

my wife and I and our two young English boys stayed here for three nights over Christmas. it was immaculately maintained by a lovely German couple, who work very hard to make this a special place. the view is incredible and anyone who likes to gaze on the Pacific for hours will never want to leave. the pool was delightful... More

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Cape Cod
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Nice view, clean room, okay pool, okay restaurant, thought it would be better based on reviews, I don't want to say much because why say negative things - but it seemed like something from Dirty Dancing - a hotel that needs a bit of work. Ate at the restaurant one night but then opted to go to Ojochal for dinner... More

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North Carolina
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

My friend and i moved here from another location at the last minute early in January. We were pleasantly surprised. The hotel has everything you need and a beautiful view to boot. The German couple who run the hotel are very responsive and try their best to do exactly what you need and want. The history of the hotel is... More

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Sorocaba, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

pros 1. Located on a small mountain, has a view of the forest and sea. Also good view of the stars in the night. 2. Clean and nice rooms with stable water temperature, fitting to the German owner. cons 1. ca. 30km away from the main town (Bahia/Uvita),and main beach of the national park. Travel with bus is not so... More

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Address: Calle Paraiso | Playa Tortuga, Ojochal 60501, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Ojochal
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Hotel Class:3 star — Lookout at Playa Tortuga 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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