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Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga

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  • Average6%
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  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Got to meet Steve and Carol. Great people. Very friendly and accommodating. Rooms are nice and clean. Great breakfast. Orlando was awesome. Very attentive to our needs. Went out of his way to help us. Abdul was a great server. He was friendly and also...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Our two week stay here was made wonderfully comfortable by the staff at the The Lookout. The rooms were clean, airconditioned and spacious. We were fortunate enough to have spent a few days with the owners on the premises. I delightful couple from the states....More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

We found this hotel that clearly stated dog friendly. I called the main office to verify dog friendly 3 times I also told them I had two dogs a small one and a medium size dog. After first night confronted by owner who clearly did...More

Thank Michelle B
Response from CJLHouston, Owner at Hotel Lookout at Playa TortugaResponded April 16, 2018

Michelle, I'm very sorry about the way this was handled and we did apologize when you were here. When you spoke to our manager before booking and asked if you could bring a dog, he said yes as long as it was friendly. He then...More

Reviewed March 28, 2018

I would like to give this otherwise great little hotel a higher rating, but sadly can't because of their policy to allow guests to park their cars in front of the rooms. We were in room 5 and most of the time shiny cars were...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2018

My friend and I spent 10 days during 2 separate stays last month. The rooms were very clean and comfortable with nice touches such as fresh flowers and coolers. The staff were very helpful and attentive. The gardens are beautiful as are the views of...More

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Response from OsaJohn, General Manager at Hotel Lookout at Playa TortugaResponded March 3, 2018

Greetings, It was a pleasure to host your holidays here at Hotel Lookout. We look forward to your return! Pura Vida.

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Laundry Service
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Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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$128 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
$128 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Mobishaw
November 12, 2017|
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Response from OsaJohn | Property representative |
Greetings! The Drake Bay Airport is about a 2 hour drive from Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga. The closest Airport is Palmar Sur. (about 30 Km South) We look forward to welcoming you!
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Suzie44224
April 14, 2017|
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Response from Lindey L | Reviewed this property |
Snorkeling is better by the boat tours. But we enjoyed swimming at Playa Ventanas. It has a nice beach, nice waves, great snow cone vendor & of course the beautiful sea-Ventanas 'windows'. You pay 1500 colonies to park but... More
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keywestelaine
August 31, 2016|
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Response from OsaJohn | Property representative |
Greetings, at that time of year, there will be plenty of activities available. Within walking distance are two beaches, Playa Tortuga and about 2 km away is Playa Ventanas. We also have bus service and local taxi service if... More
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"Deluxe rooms in front, #'s 9,10,11, & 12 have the best views and most privacy."
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"Best rooms are the oceanview rooms , rest of the rooms are the same"
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"Cabins facing the ocean are obviously the preferred option."
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"Careful with the room with no a/c and no hot water"
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