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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
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Available
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Poolside Bar
Concierge
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

There are 2 ways to travel to the hotel, a short 30 min flight from San Jose or we drove from San Jose (approx 3 hours) and the a boat trip (approx 45 mins). In arrival at the hotel we had a few issues with...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank LondonEmmaLondon
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

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

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank AliciaJcr8
Response from Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Tortuga Lodge & GardensResponded 6 September 2018

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

Reviewed yesterday

A river trip to get to it, in itself a lovely experience. where a number of monkeys and other forest animals can be spotted on the way. The lodge itself if very well appointed with the accommodation spread over the lovely grounds. An excellent restaurant...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank searcher452
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a bit biased. We had just come from the Nayara springs in Arenal, which is a super-lux property. Tortuga is a converted fishing lodge and is a bit rustic. You are directly across the river from the airport with its occasional air traffic,...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank jpolliver
Response from Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Tortuga Lodge & GardensResponded 2 days ago

Dear jpolliver, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us on TripAdvisor. As you mentioned, We don't provide many of the things that are traditionally associated with luxury. Things like TV's, AC, mini-bars. But we do provide the luxuries that are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were thrilled by the sights of so many animals (sloths, beautiful birds, lizards, monkeys..), many of them we would not have seen without the help of your wonderful guides. Also our visit to the school in San Francisco was very special and priceless. The...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank PaulBanff_Alberta
Response from Jenn D, Guest Satisfaction Specialist at Tortuga Lodge & GardensResponded 1 week ago

Dear PaulBanff_Alberta, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your comment on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the Tortuga experience. Since you enjoyed your stay at Tortuga Lodge so much, we would like to recommend for your next...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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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Number of rooms
27
Price range
US$234 - US$381 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Tortuga Lodge & Gardens Hotel Tortuguero
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Tortuga Lodge And Gardens
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Tortuga Hotel Tortuguero
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Tortuga Hotel Gardens
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Tortuguero
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Number of rooms
27
Price range
US$234 - US$381 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Tortuga Lodge & Gardens Hotel Tortuguero
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Tortuga Lodge And Gardens
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Tortuga Hotel Tortuguero
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Tortuga Hotel Gardens
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Tortuguero

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NCphotos9
7 December 2018|
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Response from pprichard | Reviewed this property |
You should check with the Lodge at the time of booking, they are very familiar with tours and tour operators
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nick3107
18 November 2018|
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Response from Natalie E | Property representative |
Hello, I'm so glad you asked! Tortuga Lodge is located on the north east coast of Costa Rica, 47.5 KM or 29.5 miles from the Nicaraguan border, as the crow flies. The Lodge sits on the river bank directly across from an... More
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HELEN H
29 September 2018|
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Response from Natalie E | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we have a small smoking area in the garden. It's a nice place to see birds too!
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Room Tips

"River View Rooms get a lovely breeze on an evening"
LondonEmmaLondon
yesterday
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"make sure to get a 2nd floor room, the first floor ones have no privacy and you will want to leave the..."
jpolliver
1 week ago
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"All rooms are excellent. Ours was #4 on the second floor of the building furthest (2 minutes) from the..."
IN_Travelers47906
1 week ago
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"Top floors likely more quiet, ask about all the locations so you get what you prefer. All rooms face river..."
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