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Turtle Inn

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bay City, Michigan, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I like to come to Turtle Inn for lunch on the beach. You are right on the sand and they have two for one pizza days. Beautiful way to enjoy lunch and a bottle of wine. Service is attentive and accommodating. A bit pricy, (prob due to the celebrity connection) but still a treat.

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Los Angeles, California
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25 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at TI for 3 nights which IMO wasn't enough time to enjoy the property and town. We had booked 3 nights @ TI and 4 nights @ Blancaneaux and wished we booked more time at TI instead. The staff was very friendly & attentive. The thatched cottages are very roomy and yes, as previous posts... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a lovely dinner. Service was excellent, food was good but the chairs in the dining room are so uncomfortable. As far as I was concerned, it ruined a good evening. Instead of staying longer and drinking some more wine, we couldn't wait to get out. Too bad.. Otherwise a great place.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gentle breezes, kind and efficient service, lovely archetecture and lush grounds, great swimmingin the sea early in the morning. I loved the quiet of the triangular tranquility pool in the afternoon when the sea breezes and the music from the beach bar got too active. Autie Luba's authentic Belizean food was our favorite, plus it is next to the lagoon... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Turtle Inn operates under Francis Ford Coppola’s philosophy: I like simplicity; I don’t need luxury. Of course, achieving the beautiful simplicity of the Turtle Inn is anything but simple. It takes a staff that outnumbers the guests and the expert guidance of general manager Martin Krediet. What they create is a wonderful place to unwind. We recently stayed for... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The Turtle Inn is a beautifully designed resort with an Asian flair. I loved the woodwork and the garden settings throughout. The service was very attentive, the beach was wide and clean and the food was great. It is very refreshing to see that they embraced the history of the property and the staff were able to share the very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The overall rating of accommodation here depends on location .We had a fantastic villa facing the sea. I would not have been happy in one of the villas at the back of the property near the road. Meals were of varying quality from very good to poor We ate very well a la carte but came unstuck with an Indonesian... More

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Aurora, Oregon
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This was our first trip to Belize and we traveled throughout the country. This was at the top of the list and we loved everything about the place! It has a very Baliesque feel to it which we love. The property is beautiful and the service was excellent. They really made every attempt to make us comfortable and taken care... More

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Los Angeles, California, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We spent our 10 year anniversary at Turtle Inn in Belize and adored it. While nothing is perfect, we would gladly return and we found the simple luxury fantastic. The staff is incredibly friendly and the room is beautiful (though the lighting could be improved and the Indonesian style was a bit confusing, considering we were in Central America.) Loved... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I was a bit hesitant about Turtle Inn before we arrived as I had read some less than positive reviews. However, it really was a nice place to stay. We had a two bedroom villa (as we are a family of two adults and two children) which was very spacious and comfortable. I must say that the room was very... More

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Address: Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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Location: Belize > Stann Creek > Placencia
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#8 Family Hotel in Placencia
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Placencia
#9 Romantic Hotel in Placencia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Turtle Inn 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Luxury and unspoiled beauty on a pristine white-sand beach.Turtle Inn is a true labor of love. Less than a year after Francis and Eleanor Coppola acquired this beachside refuge in 2001, it was swept out to sea by the forces of Hurricane Iris. Turning disaster into triumph, the Coppolas led a two-year reclamation project, creating a magnificent resort that is consistently ranked among the best in Central and South America.This 25-room seafront hideaway combines natural wonders with luxury style. Accommodations are in individual thatched cottages, decorated with handcrafted Balinese furnishings and naturally cooled by the ever-present sea breezes. Just steps beyond your private deck, the white-sand beach dissolves into the clear Caribbean ocean. In addition, the resort has two infinity swimming pools for enjoying the day. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Turtle Hotel Placencia
Turtle Hotel
Turtle Inn Belize
Belize Turtle Inn
Turtle Inn Belize/Placencia

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