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Cabinas El Icaco Tortuguero

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here one night in June. Very cheap accommodation, and rooms were clean and reasonably big. Right on the beach, and although it is not safe to swim in the ocean (rip tides are huge here), the hotel offers a beautiful view of the beach. They send a guide to meet you at the ferry dock in La Pavona,... More 

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elicaco1, Gerente at Cabinas El Icaco Tortuguero, responded to this review

Dear customers This place do not include breakfast in any of our rates not say anywhere that our breakfast is included as you can see and read - We regret this inconvenience but we believe the client is not informed well More 

Saint Helens, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We found this hotel through a local community website but it should be more widely known. We reserved a room with private bath by email and they had great communications with us before we came. They met us at the river boat landing at La Pavona and had someone meet us at the central landing in Tortuguero to walk us... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in a double room with private bathroom. No AC, the fan worked ok but it was hot! It's only a small town so the Hostal is well located for everything and the national park. The property is on the beach so you have direct access and can enjoy the breeze. The B&B has a nice... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights here. We were comfy. Rooms are nice and clean. No aircon so when its hot inside the room might be too hot. Staff is helpful and friendly. I loved the location: 5 min to the town, directly on the beach , 5 minutes to the entrance to the national park. We booked night walk and canoe... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

The price was definitely right here! $25 a night and was perfectly adequate for our 2 night stay. We do not stay at resorts or take booked tours! We create our own tours and this b&b fit our needs. Centrally located in town near all the restaurants and a 5 minute walk to the national park. No AC but was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Right by the beach, with hammocks and a neighbouring hostel's pool to use. Great as it is so hot at the moment. Rooms are a good size and clean with powerful fan. We found ours a little musty and stuffy. Staff were friendly and helpful. PS the best place to eat in this little town of you are looking for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

We stayed upstairs and got a large room with 2 fans. The beds were comfy and the shower had got water (not really needed!) What would make this place great is a communal kitchen. It has a nice area of hammocks at the front, but the communal area doesn't really get people to mingle. Staff are helpful although we used... More 

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Good location. Breakfast options are.limited and not included in booking price. Welcoming staff, very clean rooms but bathroom area is like a sauna, no ventilation. Hotel leads directly on to the beach but there is no swimming allowed but you do have use of a neighbouring pool.

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elicaco1, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Cabinas El Icaco Tortuguero, responded to this review

Dear customer Thank you very much for your opinion always we do our best for our customers , the pool belong to el icaco and is used just for our customers but it is not located inside el icaco area More 

Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

stayed here for three nights - got a bigger family room on the upper floor for the two of us and it was quite comfortable. the rooms on the bottom don't even have windows, I wouldn't be happy there, but the room we had was spacious and with two windows, so that worked out quite well. the hotel itself is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

We had a great time in Tortuguero, and El Icaco was excellent! We asked the hotel to provide transport from the airport, and on arrival we were met by a boatman who took us to the main dock in town. There we were met by Adolfo who helped carry our bags to the hotel. The rooms are basic, but super... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located right on the beach with: Free WIFI, hot water, fans, room with satellite TV, hammock ranch, laundry services, telephone & fax services, restaurant services, tour information, secure, and most importantly very clean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cabinas El Icaco Tortuguero

Address: 200 mtr south from the soccer field | Tortuguero Village, Tortuguero 10001, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Tortuguero
Price Range: $32 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cabinas El Icaco Tortuguero 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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