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Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful time, service and facilities were excellent. I realize having no air conditioning is part of the experience but for the price point of the resort, having AC would have greatly enhanced our experience.

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

Thank you Manuelita- for staying with us and for taking the time to write. I know this time of year the nights can be somewhat sticky and we therefore ordered the state of the art BAS fans which have since your stay arrived in port. They will greatly enhance the sleeping quality since AC is not part of our profile.... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is now the second time I've been to the turtle in but this time we stayed on the private island. Absolutely paradise!!! I have never experienced anything like it. The accommodation is luxury and very stylish, the food is cooked by a private chef just everything about it is great. I also had a Thai massage and I do... More 

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

Dear Cat and Oliver- as one of our fist guests on our very own Coral Caye- thank you for the great shout out and coming back for a second time - ....now, 3 times is a charm ! ;) Martin More 

Bradenton
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

Congratulations once again and thank you for choosing Turtle Inn for this very special occasion. Keep us in mind for you 1 year anniversary ;) ! Martin More 

Jackson, Mississippi
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank m0therbear1
Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

To the point and tremendously appreciated ! Thank you so much for making Turtle Inn you home away from home ! Until we meet again, Martin. More 

Beverly Hills, California
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102 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

"A taste of Bali in Belize ! " ;) Those typos get us each time , but I will "Bail " you out !! Thank you Donna - it was delightful to have you all as our guests and look forward to stay in touch. xo Martin More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

Dear Patricia - thank you for acknowledging our mission statement and for staying with us ! It was a pleasure having you as our guests and hope to welcome you back many more times- Martin. More 

Providence, Rhode Island
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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Thank Mo F
Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you do much Mo ! We greatly appreciate your feedback and thank you for addressing the eco approach with no AC. We recently did order state of the art BAS fans which will go above each bed in all rooms. They are truly a great alternative and work very , very well. The resort will continue to be eco... More 

Newport Beach, California
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

It as such a pleasure meeting you both and I could not be happier reading your glowing review. The Colibri villa had and has you name on it for many more adventurous fishing trips. ! Thank you so much for staying with us, I will make sure to pass this on to the staff. Martin. More 

Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

I am so very sorry we did not meet and can only blame myself for this. With many daily guest changes and up to 75 guests and my own days off from time to time , I do miss some of you or fail to introduce myself and truly apologize for not . Thank you for being candid and sending... More 

Santa Monica
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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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 

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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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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $396 - $627 (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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