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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
4 Star 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...
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Location and contact
Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
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0.6 miles to Placencia Airport
21 restaurants are within a 1 mile radius
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent accommodations, excellent people, and excellent services. We arrived for an extended weekend stay and were met at the airport for a quick transport to the resort. Once there we were personally met by the GM, Martin, and escorted around the resort to familiarize us....More

Thank Brian M
Response from Martin K, General Manager at Turtle InnResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Brian - it was our pleasure and greatly appreciate the wonderful feedback and thank you for understanding our refurbishment - there is never a good time to do this but with two other restaurants on site , we minimize the impact and have...More

Hotel's Favorite
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Our family's stay at Turtle Inn was, in a word, AMAZING! The entire property is gorgeous, the accommodations are quite luxurious, and the staff was so friendly. This was our last stop during a 2 week trip through Guatemala (stayed at La Lancha - a...More

5  Thank E-Beth12345
Response from Martin K, General Manager at Turtle InnResponded October 20, 2017

It was our pleasure to have you here and thank you so very much for this great review- and we look forward to welcome you back ;) ! Martin

Reviewed 4 days ago

The beach villa was stunning, with our villa nestled right on the beach, The main restaurant was closed for the week that we were there as they were refurbishing it (we had not been informed of this when booking our stay). We dined at the...More

Thank timothymhales
Response from Martin K, General Manager at Turtle InnResponded 3 days ago

Dear Tim and Family, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and again, pardon our ' dust ' while we improve our kitchen. We suffered a large fire in October last year and due to a very busy season were not able...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I started our Belizean honeymoon at the Turtle Inn... in 2003. It was brand new. To celebrate our 15th, we decided to go back, and it is just as amazing as we remember; perhaps even more so. They expanded a bit, and...More

1  Thank ericbvest
Response from Martin K, General Manager at Turtle InnResponded 5 days ago

Dear E& L -Thank you for coming back after all those years- it was SUCH a pleasure meeting you both and thank you for posting and pointing out the inaccuracy of the ranking system at Tripadvisor. My personality would never claim to be #1 (...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just returned home from a repeat visit to Belize and Turtle Inn. This property remains preeminent for a lot of reasons. The setting is superb, the pool just lovely, the service is impeccable, and the food delicious. Not to be missed is the Indonesian...More

1  Thank resbread
Response from Martin K, General Manager at Turtle InnResponded 3 weeks ago

Dearest Carol, Rob and the entire beautiful family ! Thank you for this brilliant review and wonderful feedback. We were honored to be your destination for such a memorable event and I will make sure to pass this on to all staff and in particular...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Beachfront
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$321 - $571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Luxury Hotel in Placencia
#4 Family Hotel in Placencia
#4 Spa Hotel in Placencia
#6 Romantic Hotel in Placencia
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Placencia
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$321 - $571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Luxury Hotel in Placencia
#4 Family Hotel in Placencia
#4 Spa Hotel in Placencia
#6 Romantic Hotel in Placencia
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Placencia
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveler (682)
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Dining (123)
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CRYSTALshanghai
June 11, 2018|
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Response from Tami N | Reviewed this property |
snotty place, uppity, better have some bucks on you, $$$$$$$$$ high dollar place
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sunbmer
December 16, 2017|
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Response from sunbmer | Reviewed this property |
Oscar, our Butler was wonderful! If you get to Turtle Inn and please do, please ask for him!!!
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kmahoney77
December 8, 2017|
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Response from Dotty W | Reviewed this property |
We were there in July having lunch, and although there is a breeze off the water and I don’t think your room would be in the high 90’s, I would be uncomfortable even at 80. I’m sure it would cool down later in the evening... More
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"All of the cabanas seem similar, so choose based on your preference (i.e pool side, ocean front, etc.)"
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"Definitely get a room with a view of the Mediterranean."
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"It is worth the cost to get a beachfront/seafront cottage. Those next to the pool tend to be a bit noisier"
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"Beachfront Villas (We had Villa 1)"
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