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Hotel Las Tortugas

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
Reviewed 30 November 2012

This is a beautiful place on the beach and its well covered with shade. The pool is shaped like a leather back turtle and the hot tub was nice. The rooms were nice nothing fancy about them but very nice. We were there to watch the turtles come in to nest, we seen three the night we were there, huge...

Thank Ray W
chicago, il
Reviewed 19 November 2012

Hotel Las Tortugas was charming, clean, safe and in the absolute best location for our family and friends. Our group of 11 (two families plus good friends), loved our 6 night stay in the Hotel, at the most beautiful beach we have ever seen. Our timing (early November), meant that there were no crowds on the 3 mile long beach...

2Thank rokubanlu
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 18 November 2012

My husband and two children (ages 7 and 10) stayed in the cylindrical room overlooking the turtle-shaped pool. It was a large room with a nice sitting area and bar. The bathroom was OK -- a rather small-sized shower -- and to be honest, the bathroom was not as clean as I would have liked. But having said that, I...

2Thank Elizabeth T
San Jose, California
Reviewed 4 November 2012

We loved our 2 nights at this eco-friendly hotel where the owners care about the turtles who nest in this area. Don't expect high-end luxury but a nice, laid back, rustic, eco-friendly vibe. They have been very conscientious about minimizing impact to the turtles and it's the only way we could have stayed here. We definitely did not want to...

1Thank PWar
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 29 September 2012

The hammocks were comfy, wildlife abundant, the beach just through the gate. The grounds and rooms were impeccable. It was very peaceful. The rooms are all really different though -- some very nice and others less so in terms of size, amount of natural light, and furnishings/amenities. The vibe was welcoming and hospitable, not pushy or aggressive. Staff were great...

Thank vamosalaplaya333
Reviewed 8 September 2012 via mobile

I had quite high hopes for this place given all the great reviews. We were really disapointed. Stayed in 2 different rooms, both were really awful. Dark, mouldy, really depressing. Overall not pleasant places to spend time at all. We spent 1 month in Costa Rica and found far nicer places for the same or even less money. 1 lady...

Thank LittleLolly
Quebec, Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 24 August 2012

The place is not very new but it's not that expensive to have a place with a stove. But you have to have a car to truly enjoy your stay at las tortugas especialy if you stay in the cabinas. The walk to the hotel is like 10min and it can get frustrating if you forgot something at your place....

Thank J-F P
Westport, Connecticut
Reviewed 9 August 2012

We spent one wonderful week at this perfectly situated hotel. Quiet, laided back, service is all by local folks who r so kind and helpful. They even offer some help in spanish if u want. If u r a sufer, this is the spot!!! If not,there is still so much to do. Maybe it,s to get a massage on the...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 July 2012

My Mother and I stayed here and had the best time. The staff was very helpful and friendly and the rooms comfortable and affordable. The food is traditional Tico food and the portions large and all ingredients fresh and healthy. Most importantly, Mother left an antique watch in the room and did not realize it was missing until we returned...

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Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Stayed for a week July 1-7 in Suite 5. It has 3 separate rooms, 1 with a bunk bed (twin/full), 1 room had 2 twin beds and opened up to the patio, with its view of the beach and the 3rd room was the main room with a LCD tv, bathroom - round shower - super cool! and a full...

2Thank JetSetGirl40

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  • 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
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: ₹ 1,619 - ₹ 8,745 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 32
Also Known As:
Las Tortugas Hotel
Las Tortugas 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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