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Reviewed 31 July 2012

Arrived on the boat from Moin. Greeted by Leonardo - an independent guide who works with the hotel. He walked us to the b and b- which was great as its a bit of a maze when you get there but you soon find your bearings! He didn't realise we were two friends and not a couple so he switched...

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 26 July 2012

We spent two nights in Tortuguero and it definetely looked like we made the best choice for a affordable hostel. We participated to the guided walk to see the turtles and a trip by Cano which were both organized through the hostel. The both tours were definetely as good or even better as then ones organized by the "official tour...

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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
Reviewed 16 July 2012

Nice host Kaliksta, breakfast was very good, clean rooms, near the beach and center road of tortuguero. Brilliant guide (Leonardo) connected to this hostel. The only down point was your matress is lying on a wooden plate so for people with a bad back it's not that good.

Thank Hilde38
elicaco1, Owner at Cabinas El Icaco Tortuguero, responded to this review

Dear customer thank you for your comment , it is a pleasure to me to let know people who reads this that we changed all mattresses in all rooms that was necessary .

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 28 June 2012

At first I came to tortugero in December 2011 looking for a place to stay because I have to work in tortugero for a year and a half, after trying some hostels I found el icaco B&B it's a nice and peaceful place right in front of the beach. At first I stayed for a week on December 2011 and...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 27 June 2012

My husband and I recently moved to Costa Rica for four months and two of these months were spent in Tortuguero to work on a volunteer recycling project which we set up ourselves. We stayed at a few different hostels at the beggining which were very cheap and pretty nasty lol! Then we met Calixto and his wife Meybel, and...

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Mexico, Missouri
Reviewed 22 June 2012

We were 'recommended' this hostel by what we thought was a representative of the 'associacion de guias' whilst waiting for the bus at Cariari. Turns out he wasn't an independent rep but had called his mate to meet us at the dock upon arrival to take us to Icaco and presumably get the commission - this was a little annoying...

Los Angeles
Reviewed 21 June 2012

Honestly, I don't understand what all that hype is all about and why they are sooo heavily booked all the time, even during the low season. We just showed up there and they lady said she could accomodate us only for 2 nights (we needed 3), as she is completely booked with the group coming on a third day. Ok,...

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Management response:

Mrs ,thank you for your comment those are what make us do a better job , No one visit a place that give a bad service to costumers , most of the comments that our possible visitors read coming from people who visit our place twice,we are a B&B so our reasonable rates include breakfast ., For people who arrive...

Portland, Maine
Reviewed 15 June 2012

I stayed only one night, but El Icaco was great! The breakfast was the best included breakfast I've ever had at a budget hotel/hostel, and the place is literally steps from the ocean, with hammocks looking out on the beach. All this plus a private room with my own bathroom for less than $20 USD and it really can't be...

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Reviewed 4 June 2012

a nice place to stay and very quiet so so good and ready to go back

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 April 2012

Arriving in Tortuguero was like a scene from Jurassic Park, after we landed off the local transport (a boat through the canal) we instantly felt like we were in paradise. First impressions of Hotel El Icaco were really nice, hammocks outside to relax on, a ladder up a coconut tree free for the picking. The room we had was very...

1Thank Jamie W

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: ₹ 2,048 - ₹ 2,594 (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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