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Hotel Las Tortugas

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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Last year at this time my husband and I were supposed to be spending the first part of our honeymoon at Hotel Las Tortugas. Due to crazy weather in Texas we weren't able to make it down to Costa Rica at all. The owners Carey and Luis were amazingly understanding and honored our reservation one year later when we finally...

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Keyport, New Jersey
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Yes, the location of this hotel is good. And, yes the staff are friendly. However, the first sign you encounter is "to watch all your valuables", and the rooms are so dirty! The shower had so much mold, the room was so stinky. We were supposed to stay for 3 nights but checked out, thank goodness, after 1. Also, the...

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London, Canada
Reviewed 8 September 2016

August 2016 - Low season - Beginning of rainy season/Costa Rica winter - hot/humid - rain over night and brief showers on a couple of days. Plenty of sun and warmth throughout the week. We began our stay in the Las Tortugas apartment #7 - The Greek. The apartments are the cool kind of quirky and conveniently located in the...

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5Thank kar72_13
palatka
Reviewed 21 August 2016

i have stayed there twice hotel is just perfect for family or a surf trip rooms were clean and ac was nice food was very good hotel is right on the beach hotel is very laid back as the saying goes no worries

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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I've stayed here 3 times. Staff is friendly, the restaurant's good is pretty good (be aware that the prices you see don't include taxes), rooms are comfortable. Very calm, not a busy beach which is perfect if you don't want to worry about your belongings on the beach.

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Cumming, Georgia
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

This was a last minute stop when some plans fell through. Very nice people and the hotel is right on the beach. The hotel has its oddities but over all they have tried to maintain it. (Sheets were clean!) Very affordable and we enjoyed our brief stay. The beach is gorgeous!

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Houston
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Hands down the best family beach vacation we've ever taken. Now mind you, I have two teenage sons and am, when out of my home of Houston, fairly low maintenance. I say this because THIS IS NOT THE FOUR SEASONS. Think of it as more like "surf camp." You are 10 meters from the most beautiful beach in the entire...

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2Thank G7344VXlisam
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Wife and I staid here for a few days. Room 10 is decent but would have rather been in room 11. Unfortunately it wasn't available. The grounds are very nice and the wildlife was always a site to see and hear. Especially the howler monkies feed in the mango tree over the parking lot. The beach and sunsets can not...

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1Thank e1wilson
los angeles
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This place is all about the location. It's the only hotel on Playa Grande, a surfing beach, which is really the only reason to stay here. The food was good, but not exceptional, and pricier than other options. Like other reviews here, my room was in need of repair - ceiling, bathroom...I forget what else, but that's what I put...

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Reviewed 16 July 2016

We stayed in room 3. It's not the type of hotel I would prefer to stay at however, it is literally walking distance to the beach. I was also told and read reviews that this is the only hotel that is walking distance to the beach. If you're OCD like me, this may not be the room for you. The...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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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“Book it. You will not be disappointed.”
davyk2016, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 4 is the best because of its patio, convenience to the pool and to the car park.”
963patrickc, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Best view - Room #11. Best balcony for nature and wildlife - Room #10.”
kar72_13, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“not close to hot tub”
trick50, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get an upstairs room.”
mikeparisee, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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