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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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84 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Turtle Nest Inn is a wonderful spacious place to stay on Grand Cayman. The proprietor is friendly, helpful and gracious. She made me feel right at home. This Inn is oceanfront with good snorkeling, a pool and a barbecue area. It is a great place for a leisurely vacation. I will definitely stay here again!

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Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2016

All the positive reviews I read about Turtle Nest before staying there? I can confirm them all! What a wonderful hideaway! The staff was incredibly helpful and accommodating, down to checking on my arrival times to make sure that we could get in our room without any issues if we didn't get to the hotel until after hours. TNI's location... More 

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Orangeville, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very welcoming hosts. All you could ask for in the apartments and town houses - fully equipped kitchen, satellite TV, I Pod docking stations, DVD players, free DVD library. Washer and dryer in town houses and washer and dryer for use in apartment block. Lots of linens. Patios and chairs in each apt and town house. Quiet location RIGHT ON... More 

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new jersey
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place and would highly recommend it to anyone. Out of the way but close to rum point and downtown . Nice pool , secluded beach, with the best snorkeling. Private parking. Can't wait to go back

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Gilroy, California
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63 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a little gem, away from the "resort area" of Grand Cayman, located in the "middle" of the island for access to anywhere you want to go. Very nice "apartments", most with ocean views, on fantastic beach with snorkeling right off shore. The staff is just the best - "like being with family", honestly. Marlene and Dwayne will... More 

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Forest Park, Illinois
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70 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay. We chose a one bedroom apartment and it was extremely clean, very well equipped and plenty spacious. The view from the fairly small balcony was perfect. The beach was nearly all to ourselves, quite a change from the usual Cayman crowds. The snorkeling there, and just up the road at Spotts Beach was very good.... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We have been fortunate to have many happy vacations. The Turtle Nest Inn is now our happiest memory. Everything about the Inn was perfect. A wonderful beach with a great reef. Beautiful accommodations that were spotlessly clean. Staff who were warm and caring and went above and beyond to make sure our visit was memorable. We loved the local places... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2016

I stayed at Coral beach house. Excellent property and very well maintained. The house is bigger than i thought and much pretty than i thought. The property has everything you need, from tools to make your meal to tv that will entertain you. The private beach is simply gorgeous, except some rock and glass on the beach. The staffs are... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2016

We stayed at this inn based solely on the Trip Advisor reviews in Condo #5. It was perfectly fine (really a 3.5 stars), but I am totally baffled by the hype. I First the positives: The owners were quick to respond, polite and easy to deal with. The outside of property is nice, well-maintained and located right on the beach... More 

2 Thank B H
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

So we were back, first time was the proposal, second time was the honey moon. We couldn't have been happier with our decision to come back and stay again. Marleine is such a gracious, friendly, welcoming host, so helpful and just happy to give advice on anything to do with your stay. Honestly I am struggling to write this review... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cayman hotels' exotic beachfront lodging offers Caribbean elegance, pool, superb snorkelling, and full luxury apartments costing less than most Grand Cayman hotel rooms. Located on its own sandy beach, only ten miles from George Town and the airport, the Inn is away from the tourist crowds, in a genuine island setting. Cayman's only Travel Holiday Magazine's Editors' Choice Award winner for 2003. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Turtle Nest Inn

Address: 166 Bodden Town Road, Bodden Town, Grand Cayman
Location: Caribbean > Cayman Islands > Grand Cayman > Bodden Town
Price Range: $99 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Turtle Nest Hotel Grand Cayman
Turtle Nest Grand Cayman
Turtle Nest Inn Grand Cayman/Bodden Town, Cayman Islands
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“Beach front better views of ocean, but all had some view of the beach. Some traffic noise as it is on main road.”
 of 5 bubbles denisebalch, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Spend a little more for an ocean view, you get balconies...”
 of 5 bubbles 230bradleyb, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Condo #2 was wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles S0sie, Aug 19, 2016 | Read review
“Go for beachfront if available, the view is worth the extra price!”
 of 5 bubbles 10ChrisH, Jul 20, 2016 | Read review
“beach or pool side will be best”
  • A cold glass of white wine, pool and sea just outside our room.
 of 5 bubbles SBC8605, Jun 15, 2016 | Read review
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