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Hotel Las Tortugas

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Frente al mar, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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Hotel Las Tortugas
Ranked #5 of 7 Hotels in Playa Grande
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Turned up on a school trip with 34 kids, booked over a year ago (and not cheap). 10 of them were lucky enough to get rooms in the actual hotel which seemed nice enough. The rest were shoved into what I can only assume were the staff quarters, breeze block rooms, flies everywhere. They even tried to put 6 13... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived in off season having booked 16months in advance... We appear to be in workers quarters which are dirty, damp, and below the standard I would expect in a hostel. Some of our group were placed in rooms 700meters down the road. The dormitory rooms provided were unclean and infested with flies. When challenged on this, the owner was rude... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This is the right place if you are looking for a calm beach to enjoy. The room we stayed at was #11 and it was amazing. The customer service was amazing and food delicious though the menu didn't include the taxes. Yet it's perfect location if you want to go anywhere close to buy groceries and night life and return... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This hotel is a true gem on the most beautiful beach in Costa Rica. Across the estuary from over crowded Tamarindo lies this white, pristine beach and this hotel is right in the middle. You can have a nice meal in their restaurant while listening to the crashing waves and parrots flying over. The beach and the hotel seems to... More

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Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I had been coming to Hotel Las Tortugas every year since it open it's doors and still is one of my favored places to visit,for being the one hotel on the beach, always concern not to have any light shinning on the beach, to not bother the turtles and the chance to be going from sea to hammock,to pool, great... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I stayed here with my wife and young adult children in January 2014. I'm going back again this January. Great location, best in Playa Grande - right on the beach, next to the surf break and the sunset margaritas. Plus there is a pool, a restaurant, hammocks and wi-fi. We were in room 5 which has lots of space, essentially... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My wife and I stayed here with my parents. We had two rooms interjoined which made it like our own apartment. Swimming pool and hot tub just outside which both felt wonderful and a hammock station to relax in the afternoon siestas. The staff were all extremely friendly and helpful. We enjoyed the food and the service and could not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stayed at Las Tortugas Lighthouse apartments, which are just a few minutes walk away from the Las Tortugas hotel. I don't usually write such lengthy reviews but it was the unrivalled highlight of our month in Costa Rica. The apartment complex itself is designed like a series of lighthouses and surrounded by jungle. You'll see howler monkeys and massive... More

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Seal Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great location for surfers, steps to surf although much else to do. Some tours to take which were fun, the canoe ride we saw monkeys and a crocodile, birds, iguanas. Pretty cool in the parking lot of hotel saw family of monkeys hanging about. Was a bit of a pain to have to leave valuables at front desk, but hear... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Somewhat basic hotel in a great location. Stayed in a two level room at the top floor of the main house. Great view of ocean and sky. Lovely beach, so much nicer overall than Tamarindo that has become too touristy. Food ok but not great. Head over to El Cafe del Pueblo, 5 min drive for excellent Italian food if... More

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Address: Frente al mar, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Grande
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 32
Also Known As:
Las Tortugas Hotel
Las Tortugas Playa Grande

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