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Tortuga Lodge & Gardens

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Across from the airstrip 1 mile north of the Town of Tortuguero, Tortuguero 6941 Costa Rica See on map
Free Wifi
Airport Transportation
Poolside Bar
Laundry Service
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you visit Tortuguero we recommend staying here. They provide first rate rustic accommodations. They have their own boat to take you from the dock to the resort and they can set up all travel arrangements and excursion trips for you. We paid for the...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018

We had a wonderful time at Tortuga Lodge for 2 nights in December 2017. The setting is very relaxing--particularly swimming in the pool overlooking the river--and the flora and fauna are very interesting. The boat trip organized by Tortuga Lodge into Tortuguero National Park was...More

Response from Natalie E, Guest Relations Manager at Tortuga Lodge & GardensResponded 30 January 2018

Dear RCLCOLPB, Thank you for mentioning how much you enjoyed your charter flight back to San Jose, sitting in the co-pilots seat. The 30-minute flight gives you views of Tortuguero National Park and the Caribbean Sea (sea turtle tracks July-September), the pineapple and banana plantations...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place with a rather stunning view on the river. Amazing gardens. Rooms are lovely, however no windows means that you will hear all the noises of the jungle around you. Howling monkeys are really loud! On the positive, the mosquito nets were excellent. Food...More

Thank veronicaro
Response from Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Tortuga Lodge & GardensResponded 6 days ago

Dear veronicaro, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. It’s great to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay at the lodge, even though it was more rustic than you expected. For future guests, is important that you know: We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Tortuga Lodge is more than a hotel, it's an immersive experience. Super staff (especially Carmen, Norton, Miguel, and JJ) and beautiful accommodations in an idyllic setting. Intimate enough to escape the world or connect with fellow guests from around the world if you choose. We...More

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Response from Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Tortuga Lodge & GardensResponded 6 days ago

Dear Jr W, Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are delighted to read those words: "Tortuga Lodge is more than a hotel, it's an immersive experience." Glad you liked it! Since you enjoyed your stay at Tortuga Lodge so much, we would...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was so perfect in every way. The food and cocktails were to die for. The service was superb, the infinity pool was relaxing and breathtaking. The location was about an hour water taxi from land. The lodge sits on the side of the...More

Thank Alicia J
Response from Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Tortuga Lodge & GardensResponded 1 week ago

Dear Alicia J Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review and granting us your recommendation Since you enjoyed your stay at Tortuga Lodge so much, we would like to recommend for your next visit to Costa Rica our sister property...More

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-We offer 27 rooms. 11 Downstairs Terrace Rooms, 12 View Balcony Rooms, 2 Downstairs Suites and 1 Penthouse, all with river views. -All rooms have free wireless internet. -All rooms do not have air ...More conditioning or television. -The service style is personalized, informal, caring. No background music. -Our food is what a Costa Rican grandmother would cook if she was also a creative and contemporary professional chef. -The atmosphere in our lodge is quiet, laid back and tranquil, facing the Tortuguero River. No background music. -Our bar serves Caribbean themed cocktails. -Suggested activities in the area: Motorized boat or kayaking tours into Tortuguero National Park, Teach English at the The Words Adventure program, Turtle Nesting Tours (July – September). -Tortuguero can only be accessed by boat or by domestic or charter plane. -Tortuga Lodge offers complete packages including round trip transportation, lodging, meals and excursions. -Minimum Stay: 2 Nights -Owned and Operated by CRE Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Tortuguero
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Lori C
21 June 2018|
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Response from SusMaW | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lori... Our vacation was in March ... It was very hot and it wasn't the rainy season... So can't say anything about the temperature in July... The amazing thing at this lodge is: You stay in the nature... You stay with... More
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24 March 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
Dani M
12 July 2017|
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Response from EnriqueC2253 | Property representative |
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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