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Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 29 May 2011

My husband and I were heading from Monteverde to Pavones, and ended up stopping overnight at the Lookout. It was semana santa week, so super expensive and busy...we paid $80/night, and it didn't include breakfast. And very slow WIFI only in the restaurant. But it was a lovely place to crash for a day. Great pool. Incredible views. Super comfortable...

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 May 2011

We were the very first guests that came after the new German owners started up in December 2010. Although not eveything was fully up and running yet, the owners were extremely friendly and helpful. We just sat around the freshly painted pool for a day or 2 to relax, walking down to the beach once (although the beach is too...

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Wakefield, Canada
Reviewed 17 April 2011

We stayed only one night on our way south, but we would have stayed longer if we had had more time! The room was just perfect! and I particularly appreciated a real warm shower ( a nice change from these hotels where they use a kind of water heater directly in the shower... which does not heat much!!) Breakfast was...

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Hannut, Belgium
Reviewed 27 March 2011

The new managers of this hotel , Birgit and Uwe are adorable and do everything to make the stay of their guests unforgettable. The nice and very clean rooms, and the magnificent ocean and jungle view make this hotel already adorable. But it's the service, the friendliness, the quality of the food and the advice that makes the difference. The...

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Onsted
Reviewed 8 March 2011

Not typical landscape too much green grass no shade, but great view. Price alittle high 79us plus u pay for breakfest...................................................................................

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mamablanca, Manager at Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga, responded to this review

I can not understand it. On the same day, the guests KGandTM, Rossler and WernerLindau stayed in our hotel. These three families were very satisfied. Check out the reviews! On departure, you were asked if everything was fine. The answer was yes. The awards were announced before the check-in and the room was visited by you. Why the report? Did...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 March 2011

Funky (in a good way), airy and open small hotel set on a jungle hillside, this was the perfect place to relax for a few nights after days on the ocean around Bahia Bellena. The friendly German owners welcomed us to their recently opened, freshly painted place. Nice pool. The simple bright rooms have ceiling fans, many have nice views...

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Valparaiso, Indiana
Reviewed 22 February 2011

The Lookout Hotel is located to when you "lookout' to the west you see ocean then turn around and you see the mountains, it was like being in two different places at once. The service, food, and hospitality was superb! The host's and staff were knowledgeable,courteous, and helpful with tours and activities that were around the area. One staff member...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 31 January 2011

The new owners are friendly and willing to help. The rooms are a bit outdated and not very clean. But the view makes you forget that. The breakfast is huge! You won't be hungry during the day...

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Ann Arbor
Reviewed 31 December 2010

We stumbled upon The Lookout after trying several other spots and unable to make it without a 4x4. We were so pleasantly surprised with the stunning views and friendly new owners at The Lookout that we immediately decided it was the hotel for us! Everything about our stay was incredible from the delicious food, to the impeccable service, to the...

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Washington DC
Reviewed 8 July 2009

We spent 5 nights unwinding and relaxing at the Lookout. The views are incredible - full panoramic vistas and the sounds of the rainforest were amazing. There are some great nearby activities for all ages, which the hotel does a excellent job of organizing, though we were happy to spend much of our day lazing in the pool. The rooms...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Breakfast is included in your Guestroom Rate. Our hotel has twelve cozy bungalows with Queen beds (Junior Suite Rooms have one King Bed and one Queen Bed), Air Conditioners (Standard Deluxe Rooms have Ceiling fans), Tiled Floors, large hot water showers, and individual Patios. Hotel Lookout features magnificent views of both the Pacific Ocean and Jungle Wildlife. In the evening, from our 2nd Floor Lookout, open-air cafe, cozy lounge or outdoor pool, sit back, enjoy a glass of wine and watch the sun set over the ocean. What could be better after a day at the beach or a day full of fun activities? Ready for fun? Whether you wish to spend the day relaxing at the beach, enjoying a really good massage, hiking to a waterfall or ziplining through the trees, Hotel Lookout, the Gateway to Osa, is your activity coordinator. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga

Address: Calle Paraiso (300 Meters Este de Ferreteria Ventanas) | Playa Tortuga, Ojochal 60501, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Ojochal
Price Range: $134 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Lookout At Playa Tortuga Hotel Ojochal
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