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    Turtle Bay Lodge

    | East Coast Santo, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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    2017-10-29 2017-10-30
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    • Excellent44%
    • Very good39%
    • Average11%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible4%
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Family Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Laundry Service
    Private Balcony
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 8 October 2015

    Average resort, foreign owned, isolated from town so they charge you an arm and a leg for food. Plus the staff are poorly paid so theres a healthy serve of guilt Overall we splurged to holiday here, then found we couldnt afford to eat off...More

    2  Thank 597sunny
    Response from Dianne M, Manager at Turtle Bay LodgeResponded 11 October 2015

    We are very sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us at Turtle Bay Lodge, but we feel there are points that you have made that require clarification. Our Lodge is indeed foreign owned, as are over ninety percent of Resorts in Espiritu...More

    Reviewed 24 September 2015

    Santo is a wonderful island to visit, and Turtle Lodge a good place to base yourself for a happy, friendly, relaxing time. You can either to relax at the lodge, kayak round the bay or visit other east coast sites. All the staff at the...More

    1  Thank Jan L
    Response from Turtle Bay Lodg... T, Manager at Turtle Bay LodgeResponded 12 November 2015

    Thankyou Jan for your review. Mary and Sul from Natawa, and all the staff here send their regards and hope, as do we, to see you girls again, one day soon.

    Reviewed 20 September 2015

    The first thing that strikes you about this place is the great outlook over the water and its relaxed resort vibe. The fab hosts Skye and Dianne really make you feel welcome and are responsible for introducing me to the local kava. The hotel is...More

    1  Thank frmelsewhere
    Response from Turtle Bay Lodg... T, Manager at Turtle Bay LodgeResponded 12 November 2015

    Thankyou Maree323 for your review. As you know, continued Tourism is the only way Vanuatu can recover fully from the effects of Cyclone Pam, and every positive review helps. Hope to see you back at Turtle Bay one day. Many thanks

    Reviewed 11 September 2015

    We went in Juli this year. We had some room changes, but all was well taken care of! We recommend this lodge highly for it's location, the great trips you can make (canoe, walking - take a free ferry crossing to other island but stay...More

    1  Thank BGandMT
    Response from Turtle Bay Lodg... T, Manager at Turtle Bay LodgeResponded 12 November 2015

    Thank you BG and MT for your glowing review. We are glad that you were able to tap into the relaxed atmosphere that Santo has to offer, and appreciate you staying with us. Hope to see you again, one day soon.

    Reviewed 9 September 2015

    Turtle Bay management has changed at least twice since we stayed there in 2011. Our family has also changed from two to three. The facilities are much the same, but the restaurant has been seriously upgraded. This time we got what we ordered and it...More

    1  Thank SouthSeasAmerican
    Response from Turtle Bay Lodg... T, Manager at Turtle Bay LodgeResponded 12 November 2015

    Thank you SouthSeasAmerican for your positive review. All the staff try and ensure that when Pikininnis stay with us, they are safe and have just as much fun as the adults, and to say that the dogs enjoy the kids' attention is an understatement. We...More

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    • Beachfront
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    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$72 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    10 August 2017|
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    Response from Turtle Bay Lodg... T | Property representative |
    Hi Susan, Our fringe reef in front of the resort is accessible on all tides, and snorkelling is just as good at either tide. There are few currents to worry about, but it can be affected by wind chop and swell. Many thanks
    Shannon D
    30 July 2017|
    Response from Turtle Bay Lodg... T | Property representative |
    Hi Shannon, Out preferred transfer company usually charges by the room booking at 2,000vt per room, so it depends on the ages of the guests (how many adults/how many kids) and the number of rooms booked. Our hire cars are... More
    Jason P
    26 July 2017|
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    Response from Sandy H | Reviewed this property |
    We tried to book with Fabrice but he was full so we booked with Ben from Deco Stop in Luganville. Both are excellent. Ben actually picked us up by boat from Turtle Bay Lodge. They are both proper charters with their own... More
    Room Tips
    "If you don't mind the sound of wind and waves at night, seafront rooms are eccellent"
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    "One bedroom rooms are oceanfront and at end of lodge grounds so private and quiet."
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    "The beach-front units have the best views."
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    "All rooms had ocean frontage. and were similar with one able to be connect for larger family"
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