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Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This small hotel has cabins that are scattered throughout the beautiful well maintained grounds. There is a pool and restaurant. Great place to watch the sun set. The staff is friendly and helpful. Breakfast at the restaurant was great but most of the other food was tex-mex which surprised us.

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OsaJohn, General Manager at Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga, responded to this review

Saludos, Thank you for your review. My staff and I work hard to make sure the Cafe Salsa menu includes something for everyone--From Seasoned Chicken Flautas to Classic Bacon Cheeseburgers. We hope to welcome you back to Hotel Lookout soon. Pura Vida!

Toronto
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We enjoyed a two night stay at Hotel Lookout. People were excellent and facilities top notch. Would have enjoyed A/C but it is not available on all rooms. Cabins are excellent -the views superb. Good bird watching area. The restaurant is excellent although the food choices limited it was very tasty and abundent.

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OsaJohn, General Manager at Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga, responded to this review

Saludos Lansie, My staff and I are very pleased you enjoyed your stay. With so many different species of birds, Hotel Lookout is a great place to add to your birding list. Cafe Salsa is constantly adding options and specials to our daily menu--but we like only offering delicious items that we do really well. For your next visit, try...

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Superb views, really nice pool, comfortable rooms and great staff. John also helped us out with stuff to do around the area and especially with getting set up with the boat ride over to Drake Bay. Thank you, JOHN!, for the hookup with La Perla del Sur!

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OsaJohn, General Manager at Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga, responded to this review

Greetings Kevin, We appreciate you including Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga in your vacation itinerary. We hope you return to Costa Rica again soon. For an adventure, nothing beats the Sierpe River! Pura Vida.

Reviewed 1 March 2017

We got in a little late, but made the beautiful sunset. Had an excellent dinner. Wonderful room and pool. Our bed was extremely comfortable. It's only got about ten rooms. They have a second floor that gives you even a better view. Very nice morning coffee.

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OsaJohn, General Manager at Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga, responded to this review

Saludos Peter, Reading your review was delightful. My staff and I appreciate your comments. The Lookout on the second floor is the perfect place for sunset cocktails, conversation with friends, or, if you have time before activities of the day, a Pilates Class with Sue. Our Coffee comes from a plantation in the mountains; ordered on Monday, the beans are...

Dease Lake, Canada
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We really enjoyed our stay. Great staff, great food, nice room, beautiful grounds. Driveway a little steep, but it brings you up to an excellent view. Manager provided information of local attractions which we took advantage of and were happy we did.

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OsaJohn, General Manager at Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga, responded to this review

Hola Amigos, We appreciate reading your comments. My staff and I (Orlando, Allan, and Ronald at the front desk, Jeffer and Agustin on the gardens and Cristina helping to keep the jungle out of your comfortable room) work hard to make sure your holiday is more than you expect. I am glad you were able to appreciate the Ocean View...

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 31 January 2017

If you want a place that's close by to many beaches and great places to it while being peaceful this is it. Room #10 has the best view you can get of the ocean so make sure you get there to enjoy to sunset. Food variety and prices were not that good to me so go out, wander around and...

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OsaJohn, General Manager at Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga, responded to this review

Greetings! My staff and I appreciate your review. Aside from the stunning view and sunsets, one of the major draws to Hotel Lookout in Ojochal is the number of talented Chefs in our area. Whether you crave Indonesian, Mediterranean, Italian, Latin American, Typical Tico, French, or other, there is a restaurant in Ojochal to accommodate your palate. To many, Ojochal...

Reviewed 27 January 2017

This hotel is a kept secret in Bahía Ballena. Very quaint, quiet rooms that lead to an incredible ocean view!!! Near the Bahía Ballena National Park, friendly staff and delicious food. Everyone willing to help.

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OsaJohn, General Manager at Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga, responded to this review

Hola! I appreciate your kind words. With our view of Corcovado/Drake bay to the left, Isla Cano, and Playa Tortuga to the right, Hotel Lookout is a great place to experience Sunny Mornings, Relaxing Afternoons and Stunning Sunsets. We hope to be of service again in the future. Pura Vida.

Chicago's North Shore, Illinois
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed two nights, here are the highlights: 1. Great view 2. John the GM is excellent and fun to talk with. 3. Beautiful gardens and landscaping (January) 4. Staff is very friendly and accommodating. 5. Units are small and there are there is the typical ant problem you find in many of the smaller CR hotels. 6. Access road is...

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OsaJohn, General Manager at Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga, responded to this review

Greetings, I appreciate your comments. Immigrating to the jungle in Costa Rica changed my life! Not only am I passionate about Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga, I am also passionate about Costa Rica. For your vacation dollars, nothing can compare with the experience and memories you will make in the most bio-diverse location in the world! Pura Vida!

Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 15 December 2016

My wife and I travelled from Jaco to Drake's Bay for her 40th Birthday recently and happened to stop and stay at The LookOut on the night of her birthday. We were planning on going to a local restaurant to celebrate but changed our minds once we arrived. The view of the ocean from anywhere on the property (including our...

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Reviewed 24 November 2016

Most friendly and helpful General Manager John Dinsmore. Lovely, Scenic and great first impression of hotel. Couldn't have been more helpful as we were a walk in without a booking late afternoon. He ensured we had a sea facing room with 360 vistas. Everything about the hotel was exceptional, and I don't give praise lightly. It was clean, stylish and...

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OsaJohn, General Manager at Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga, responded to this review

Saludos, Always a pleasure to be able to accommodate last minute requests. I appreciate your kind words about me and my staff. We work hard to create just the right combination of service, ambiance, and activities for a memorable holiday. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Breakfast is included in your Guestroom Rate. Our hotel has twelve cozy bungalows with Queen beds (Junior Suite Rooms have one King Bed and one Queen Bed), Air Conditioners (Standard Deluxe Rooms have Ceiling fans), Tiled Floors, large hot water showers, and individual Patios. Hotel Lookout features magnificent views of both the Pacific Ocean and Jungle Wildlife. In the evening, from our 2nd Floor Lookout, open-air cafe, cozy lounge or outdoor pool, sit back, enjoy a glass of wine and watch the sun set over the ocean. What could be better after a day at the beach or a day full of fun activities? Ready for fun? Whether you wish to spend the day relaxing at the beach, enjoying a really good massage, hiking to a waterfall or ziplining through the trees, Hotel Lookout, the Gateway to Osa, is your activity coordinator. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga

Address: Calle Paraiso (300 Meters Este de Ferreteria Ventanas) | Playa Tortuga, Ojochal 60501, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Ojochal
Price Range: ₹ 6,425 - ₹ 8,609 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Careful with the room with no a/c and no hot water”
jakecrom, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an ocean view room and if you can afford it, go for the suits.”
sassy151, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are nice”
vacation023, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Number 9 was closet to the view.”
C6440VMpeterh, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 9-10 are more secluded, quiet and have the best view.”
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Iheartsea, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
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