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Hotel Las Tortugas

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the ultimate Costa Rican experience for us. Five glorious, sun-filled days at a peaceful, beautifully landscaped property by the water's edge. Friendly, attentive staff, an inviting poolside and hammocks galore. Some of the best seafood we've had this trip at the restaurant and breakfast was delicious and inexpensive. Our room (#10) was delightful, colorful, immaculate and clean as...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel Las Tortugas is a great place if you are looking for a simple stay. Nice and cozy rooms, good enough after a day spent surfing at Playa Grande. Place is just by the beach, very calm, has a very nice restaurant with a nice view and good food, breakfast was particularly good.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a road trip through Costa Rica, we stumbled on this gem! The owner was extremely hospitable and offered us a room when we arrived very late one night. The room was slightly dated, but very clean and met all of our needs. The price point and value are incredible. The outdoor common space is lovely with a deep cool...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location! Had a wonderful stay. Nice rooms and pleasant friendly staff. Food at hotel was great. Beach was beautiful. Pool area was very nice!! Would stay again! And recommend. You can surf at the beach in front of hotel.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The experience here was friendly, courteous and first class. The food/dining was traditional and some of the best food we experienced on our trip. The staff was attentive and helpful when we arrived under stressfull circumstances. The proximity to playa grande is a plus (its one of the most beautiful beaches on the pacfic side of costa rica) and taco...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Good home cooking friendly service What a sunset !!!👍🏼 The place was located on the end of the road. Security was in the parking lots to look over our vehicles. They spoke English . The rooms were cozy with clean sheets I have nothing bad to say about this hotel The only problems I had were done on my own...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. They have a very nice restaurant with a balcony where you can see the beach and ocean. My Blt was very good and chips ok. I really liked that they brought the ketchup in a large covered bowl. Hate the little packages. I always try the apple pie when I can. Their pie was a very...

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Utopia, Texas
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We had a wonderful magical stay at the Hotel Las Tortugas in January of 2017. The owner, Louis, made sure we were comfortable and safe. He was also witty, fun, and we enjoyed gathering with he, his dogs, and friends each evening to watch the fantastic sunsets. The employees at the front desk were polite, helpful and spoke very good...

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Massachusetts
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed for three nights and thoroughly it. The hotel is on the beach with a small restaurant, pool and comfortable rooms. It is not a fancy or super modern inn - there are no TVs and the wifi works only around the bar and pool, but walking out to the beach for sunrise or sunset was quite pleasant. Beds...

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wiltshire
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Right on the Playa Grande beach, and run by local people. The rooms are ok, but a little dilapidated. A/C is effective.Pool is good. Food is average for CR. Cash only, no cards. It is quiet i.e. no continuous background music. Happy hour 5-6pm. Good early morning canoe trips to watch wildlife in the mangroves at reasonable price. Turtles becoming...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small, ecotouristic hotel located directly on the beach in Playa Grande with our rooms, pool, jacuzzi, open-air restaurant/bar, and hammock area just steps from the sand and the main surf peak in Playa Grande. We offer every kind of accommodation and price range with small economy rooms on the beachfront property with AC and private hotwater bathrooms starting at $25/night and our honeymoon suite with oceanview between $70 and $130/night depending on the season. We also offer economical apartments with kitchenette facilities up the road from the hotel, just a five minute walk to the beach. All of our apartment guests enjoy full access to the beachfront hotel amenities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Las Tortugas

Address: Frente al mar, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Grande
Price Range: $34 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 32
Also Known As:
Las Tortugas Hotel
Las Tortugas Playa Grande
Hotel Las Tortugas Costa Rica/Playa Grande
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Grande
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Grande
#5 Family Hotel in Playa Grande
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