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Turtle Nest Inn

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Altamonte Springs, Florida
Reviewed 10 June 2009

The Turtle Nest Inn is truly a hidden gem in Grand Cayman. After several vacations to GM over the past 20 years we were delighted to find the Turtle Nest. Away from the buzz of 7 mile beach but yet close to everything you need for a relaxing stay. Super friendly and very helpful staff you couldn't ask for more....

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Blue Island, Illinois
Reviewed 8 June 2009

This was our first trip to The Cayman Islands and we could not have picked out a better spot to stay. The owners and staff were friendly and exceptionally helpful with all of our requests. We stayed in one of the apartments that faced the ocean. It was very comfortable, clean and affordable. We like to stay off the beaten...

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Pensacola, FL
Reviewed 6 June 2009

This was our 3rd stay at Turtle's Nest Inn in 2 years. This is THE perfect place to stay if you want a quiet getaway off the beaten path. Alain, Marlene, Donna & John are extremely friendly and always helpful. The Inn, pool and the rooms are always kept very clean. The snorkeling in front of the Inn is the...

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3Thank DonPensacola_FL
Texas
Reviewed 3 June 2009

My wife and I enjoyed several days at the TNI recently - it was absolutely perfect for us. We like staying off the beaten path of the tourist throngs and like having a rent car for exploring. Driving to and from Bodden Town was easy once you get over the nervousness of driving on the left side of the road....

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Hythe Kent
Reviewed 3 June 2009

Living all over the world our family always look forward to the rare opportunities for 6 siblings and our Dad to get together, relax, unwind and laugh a lot. A rare week without children and partners was filled with warm memories of sun, sand, sea, snorkeling with beautiful fish and being stalked by Barry the Barracuda, feeding the stingrays, sailing...

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2Thank SydneyHythegal
Maine
Reviewed 3 June 2009

My husband, daughter, and I spent ten days at Turtle Nest in April. We wanted a place that was authentic, off the beaten path of tourist traps and high rises, and a base from which we could explore the island. Turtle Nest Inn far surpassed our expectations. For starters, it was spotless. Also, the snorkeling on the reef right out...

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Texas
Reviewed 2 June 2009

The Turtle Nest Inn was a friendly place to stay with people who went out of their way to assist us. Donna especially went the extra mile....literally! She let us follow her to the nearby grocery store that we weren't able to find on our own. The location is great for the private, quiet beaches and snorkeling was awesome. We...

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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 30 May 2009

nice place but make sure you get a room with an ocean view, hosts are great, only downfall is that hotel was on other side of island if you want to scuba dive. you have to drive about 45 minutes at 630 in the morning, not ideal. good value

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TNI_Mgmt, Owner/Manager at Turtle Nest Inn, responded to this review

We not only respect critical opinions, but readily admit that the Inn is not for everyone. And we don't as a rule respond to reviews unless we consider that the content is misleading to prospective travelers, as we feel is the case with this review. But, we are flattered -- if not somewhat surprised -- that former guests remember us...

Houston
Reviewed 28 May 2009

Even after travel around the world, your visit to the Turtle Nest Inn at Grand Cayman is likely to be your favorite place to stay. The considerate and professional staff show a warmth and generosity of spirit that make the visitor a welcomed guest, and the first view of the ocean beyond the arched doors will let you know that...

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Toronto
Reviewed 25 May 2009

My wife and I stayed at the TNI for two weeks, from May 9 to May 23. We got married there on May 12th, and everything was perfect!! Thank you so much Marleine and Alain for all the help, and also thank you Donna and John for being so amazing and sooo helpful with everything. Also the cleaning staff was...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cayman hotels' exotic beachfront lodging offers Caribbean elegance, pool, superb snorkelling, and full luxury apartments costing less than most Grand Cayman hotel rooms. Located on its own sandy beach, only ten miles from George Town and the airport, the Inn is away from the tourist crowds, in a genuine island setting. Cayman's only Travel Holiday Magazine's Editors' Choice Award winner for 2003. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Turtle Nest Inn

Address: 166 Bodden Town Road, Bodden Town, Grand Cayman
Region: Caribbean > Cayman Islands > Grand Cayman > Bodden Town
Price Range: ₹ 6,673 - ₹ 20,152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Turtle Nest Hotel Grand Cayman
Turtle Nest Grand Cayman
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“Beach front better views of ocean, but all had some view of the beach. Some traffic noise as it is on main road.”
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“beach or pool side will be best”
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