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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We stayed 3 nights and had a positive experience. The rooms are simple but adequate. They are very spacious and kept very clean. There are good options for breakfast (which was not included). The staff were very friendly and helpful. We were able to organize some tours and the guides we had were all excellent. The atmosphere is relaxed and...

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed here one night in June. Very cheap accommodation, and rooms were clean and reasonably big. Right on the beach, and although it is not safe to swim in the ocean (rip tides are huge here), the hotel offers a beautiful view of the beach. They send a guide to meet you at the ferry dock in La Pavona,...

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elicaco1, Gerente at Cabinas El Icaco Tortuguero, responded to this review

Dear customers This place do not include breakfast in any of our rates not say anywhere that our breakfast is included as you can see and read - We regret this inconvenience but we believe the client is not informed well

Saint Helens, Oregon
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We found this hotel through a local community website but it should be more widely known. We reserved a room with private bath by email and they had great communications with us before we came. They met us at the river boat landing at La Pavona and had someone meet us at the central landing in Tortuguero to walk us...

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London
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in a double room with private bathroom. No AC, the fan worked ok but it was hot! It's only a small town so the Hostal is well located for everything and the national park. The property is on the beach so you have direct access and can enjoy the breeze. The B&B has a nice...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights here. We were comfy. Rooms are nice and clean. No aircon so when its hot inside the room might be too hot. Staff is helpful and friendly. I loved the location: 5 min to the town, directly on the beach , 5 minutes to the entrance to the national park. We booked night walk and canoe...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

The price was definitely right here! $25 a night and was perfectly adequate for our 2 night stay. We do not stay at resorts or take booked tours! We create our own tours and this b&b fit our needs. Centrally located in town near all the restaurants and a 5 minute walk to the national park. No AC but was...

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Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Right by the beach, with hammocks and a neighbouring hostel's pool to use. Great as it is so hot at the moment. Rooms are a good size and clean with powerful fan. We found ours a little musty and stuffy. Staff were friendly and helpful. PS the best place to eat in this little town of you are looking for...

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Reviewed 28 April 2016

We stayed upstairs and got a large room with 2 fans. The beds were comfy and the shower had got water (not really needed!) What would make this place great is a communal kitchen. It has a nice area of hammocks at the front, but the communal area doesn't really get people to mingle. Staff are helpful although we used...

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Good location. Breakfast options are.limited and not included in booking price. Welcoming staff, very clean rooms but bathroom area is like a sauna, no ventilation. Hotel leads directly on to the beach but there is no swimming allowed but you do have use of a neighbouring pool.

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elicaco1, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Cabinas El Icaco Tortuguero, responded to this review

Dear customer Thank you very much for your opinion always we do our best for our customers , the pool belong to el icaco and is used just for our customers but it is not located inside el icaco area

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 December 2015

stayed here for three nights - got a bigger family room on the upper floor for the two of us and it was quite comfortable. the rooms on the bottom don't even have windows, I wouldn't be happy there, but the room we had was spacious and with two windows, so that worked out quite well. the hotel itself is...

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Located right on the beach with: Free WIFI, hot water, fans, room with satellite TV, hammock ranch, laundry services, telephone & fax services, restaurant services, tour information, secure, and most importantly very clean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cabinas El Icaco Tortuguero

Address: 200 mtr south from the soccer field | Tortuguero Village, Tortuguero 10001, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Tortuguero
Price Range: $40 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cabinas El Icaco Tortuguero 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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