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Tortuga Lodge & Gardens

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Reviewed February 2, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Tortuga Lodge. The staff were very helpful with any questions we had and helped us with our transit back to San Jose. The food and servers were very polite, helpful and attentive. The cool facecloth before the meal was...More

Thank Bonnie P
Response from Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at Tortuga Lodge & GardensResponded February 4, 2017

Dear Bonnie P, We are honored to hear that Tortuga Lodge was one of the highlights of your 3 week Costa Rica vacation. Since you enjoyed Tortuga Lodge so much, you would probably also like our sister lodge in the Monteverde Cloud Forest, Monteverde Lodge...More

Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

We had three wonderful days and enjoyed the great hospitality fine dining and exotic drinks in the bar. In the end strongest memories we have from the kayaking on our own with the guide in the small creek. Going down the streem with complete silence....More

Thank Ulf K
Response from Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at Tortuga Lodge & GardensResponded February 4, 2017

Dear Ulf K, You've just described the essence of Tortuga Lodge, to put you in direct contact with the river, the forest and it's wildlife. Siting on a kayak, floating downstream listening to Tortuguero National Park is one of life's great luxuries, we are delighted...More

Reviewed February 1, 2017

We stayed two relaxing nights and two busy days enjoying great service from a truly impressive staff. From the front desk to the restaurant and the boat captains everyone works to make your stay enjoyable. The excursions by boat into the back water ways and...More

Thank Steve B
Response from Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at Tortuga Lodge & GardensResponded February 4, 2017

Dear Steve B, Our Naturalist Guides are what makes the difference in the quality of the experience in Tortuguero National Park. To begin with, our tours have no more than 12 guests. This is super important because you don't have to work around other people...More

Reviewed February 1, 2017

Spent two wonderful nights in corner room with windows on three sides overlooking lush gardens and the river with nature/wildlife sounds, magical! Traveled as a couple with another couple. Loved the guided bird walk, the river wildlife excursion and the night walk in the jungle......More

Thank bzxwbd
Response from Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at Tortuga Lodge & GardensResponded February 4, 2017

Dear bzxwbd, It sounds like the lodge was a great fit for you, for guests focusing on wildlife, there is an exceptionally high ROI on most days. You mentioned Costa Rica Expeditions (CRE), this is the company that owns Tortuga Lodge & Gardens. CRE specializes...More

Reviewed January 28, 2017

We had four nights at the Lodge recently and absolutely loved it. The organisation of getting us to and from the hotel was smooth and comfortable as we were able to relax and enjoy the journey in the company of well informed and friendly guides....More

1  Thank maggyacrane
Response from Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at Tortuga Lodge & GardensResponded February 1, 2017

Dear maggycrane, We are thrilled to hear that our food was the best food you had during your 5 weeks of traveling in Central America! Our kitchen staff and the waiters are going to be ecstatic when they read your review. Thank you for taking...More

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Hufflepuff33
March 24, 2018|
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Response from Natalie E | Property representative |
We offer a complete package that includes round trip transportation to/from Tortuguero. We are happy to pick you up in Puerto Viejo and drop you off in San Jose. Before we can answer your question regarding luggage, we would... More
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Dani M
July 12, 2017|
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Hello Dani M, Sorry you have not heard back from us sooner. Please provide me with your full name and dates to check with the reservations Department if your request got thru. Unfortunately the 30 lbs restriction can not... More
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grlfrmky
May 3, 2017|
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Response from Natalie E | Property representative |
Great questions! 1. None of our packages include alcoholic beverages or beverages of any kind except coffee and tea. 2. The weather on the Caribbean coast is opposite of the weather on the Pacific. So in August, when the... More
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"2nd floor rooms face the river and provide great views, especially if you are in a hammock."
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"Request a balcony room."
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"Top floor absolutely. You will want the breeze."
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"I think the first floor rooms provide a better view."
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