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Turtle Inn

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Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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Bradenton
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here on our honeymoon! Beautiful resort! We stayed in an ocean front cottage. The service was awesome and the food was delicious. This is a high end resort that is well maintained! Every view is a picturesque view. We enjoyed several day trips such as snorkeling, zip lining, spa service on site, and the sunset cruise. We would... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family enjoyed a 2 bedroom oceanfront villa at Turtle Inn. The resort is so naturally beautiful; it is truly a tropical paradise. The service is spectacular with personal attention to every detail. Everyone on property knows you by first name. Turtle Inn is a very special property that is my home away from home.

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Beverly Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

So impressed with the natural beauty and luxury of Turtle Inn. Each room albeit a stand alone cottage or multi-bedroom villa are individually decorated in a Balinese style with low lighting, tile work and gorgeous dark wood carvings. Every detail to the fresh Hibiscus flowers that adorn the bathroom to the bamboo towel rack of each private jungle outdoor shower,... More 

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Thank TravelAgentDonna
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Turtle Inn is a very special place that was full of other lovely guests and generous, kind staff. It's eco in spirit and practice and you're staying in a very natural, beautiful environment—from the organic garden to the Balinese huts that make the most of the cross flow air. After reading the negative reviews I was really surprised, but I... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for our honeymoon (after we left the sister property, Blancaneaux) and, overall, it was wonderful. We had a few small hiccups when we first arrived that made us feel as though the service wasn't as impeccable (as it was at Blancaneaux), however it eventually came around and we loved it just as much! Placencia... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just returned with my daughter from the amazing Turtle Inn resort in Placencia Belize. We started with a few hiccups in the beginning of the trip but they were remedied so quickly by the general manager Martin and the amazing staff that they are not worth further mention. We stayed at the beautiful Villa Calibri and everything about it... More 

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Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am sure this review will be met with certain consternation (as all are) from Martin the G.M. His previous retorts indicate that his resort can do no wrong and any amount of constructive criticism is unfounded in his eyes. Let me start by saying that my family stayed five nights and never once did the GM go out of... More 

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Santa Monica
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I traveled with my 11 year old son in June for his birthday. I have to say that the front desk woman who checked us in was extremely rude and cold... I was quite shocked by her demeanor. We were escorted to the Starfish Cottage which I instantly knew I was unable to stay in. This cottage was very old,... More 

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2 Thank Shamsah A
Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

Dear Shamsah, In all honesty - I am at a loss to thank you or not for this review. We went above & beyond to cater to your needs and can only hope readers will read between the lines. My staff deserves all accolades for trying to make you happy and I can only kindly advice you to not stay... More 

Doral, Florida
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went only for drinks and dinner, but WOW. The place is idyllic, and so very tranquil, without being stodgy at all. The drinks were delicious and strong, and the dinner was fantastic. Not one miss in the three hours I spent there. Everyone that I met at the bar was pleased with their stay, and I will go back... More 

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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much Dawn ! We greatly appreciate you took the time to write this after enjoying a meal with us- ! If I were a casting director I would say- YOU ARE HIRED ! ;) Martin - GM. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is by no mistake a 6 star resort from the room to restaurant to service. However I could not enjoy my vacation because I was literally eaten alive by mosquitos. In fact, I suspect they are more than mosquitos. The itching was unbearable even one month after I came home. I had maybe more than 50 bites all over... More 

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1 Thank Catherine K
Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

Dear Catherine- Thank you for your feedback and it was pleasure having you as our guest. I have to immediately respond to your comment related to suspicion about bed mites as I can guarantee you that we do not have these issues at all. Allow me to share a paragraph from a renowned Cuban doctor we work with in case... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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 

Additional Information about Turtle Inn

Address: Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
Location: Belize > Stann Creek > Placencia
Price Range: $397 - $626 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Turtle Inn 4.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Turtle Hotel Placencia
Turtle Inn Belize/Placencia
Belize Turtle Inn
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Placencia
#3 Luxury Hotel in Placencia
#4 Family Hotel in Placencia
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Placencia
#6 Romantic Hotel in Placencia
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