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La Tortuga Hotel & Spa
Ranked #53 of 211 Hotels in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 15 May 2014

We stayed in a pool access room for seven nights late April 2014. We loved the feel of this hotel - very intimate and relaxing. The location is excellent, just a couple of minutes walk from 5th Avenue. The staff were some of the best we encountered on our trip - everyone was so friendly and helpful. The pool and gardens are just beautiful and I would only book a room overlooking the pool. These rooms are on the inside so you don't hear any construction noise from here. Breakfast was fantastic and we ate a few dinners in Como Como as the food there is fabulous. The rooms were adequate but the bathrooms are looking pretty tired. Saying that, I would definitely stay here again. You can't beat the location.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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La Tortuga H, Guest Relations Manager at La Tortuga Hotel & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2015

Dear Valued Client,
Thank you so much for sharing your comments with us. It makes us really proud and happy to read a review like yours. For us to have such loyal customers like yourself and to receive such encouraging and positive words is the best reward, for all our hard work and obsessive attention to detail and your comments means that we are truly achieving that La Tortuga Hotel & Spa is renowned for and that is exceeding all expectations of our clients.
On behalf of management and staff, we wish you all the best for the future and we sincerely hope to have the opportunity in welcoming you back to La Tortuga Hotel & Spa soon. Keep in touch with us through our facebook page, there you can learn about all our promotions and free upgrades for our repeat clients…
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Reviewed 14 May 2014

Beautiful pool area, comfortable clean rooms, reasonable price, friendly staff, centrally located to shopping, dining, beach, clubs, etc. great happy hour from 5-7 on site spa with reasonable prices. Have a deal with one of the beach clubs where you can lounge and have service for food and drinks.

  • Stayed: March 2014
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La Tortuga H, Guest Relations Manager at La Tortuga Hotel & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2015

Dear Valued Client,
Thank you so much for sharing your comments with us. It makes us really proud and happy to read a review like yours. For us to have such loyal customers like yourself and to receive such encouraging and positive words is the best reward, for all our hard work and obsessive attention to detail and your comments means that we are truly achieving that La Tortuga Hotel & Spa is renowned for and that is exceeding all expectations of our clients.
On behalf of management and staff, we wish you all the best for the future and we sincerely hope to have the opportunity in welcoming you back to La Tortuga Hotel & Spa soon. Keep in touch with us through our facebook page, there you can learn about all our promotions and free upgrades for our repeat clients…
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

My overall experience at La Tortuga was excellent. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful, the rooms were nice, clean and spacious, and the pools throughout were fantastic. It's prime location but also not very noisy. I would definitely stay there again!

Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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La Tortuga H, Guest Relations Manager at La Tortuga Hotel & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2015

Dear Valued Client,
Thank you so much for sharing your comments with us. It makes us really proud and happy to read a review like yours. For us to have such loyal customers like yourself and to receive such encouraging and positive words is the best reward, for all our hard work and obsessive attention to detail and your comments means that we are truly achieving that La Tortuga Hotel & Spa is renowned for and that is exceeding all expectations of our clients.
On behalf of management and staff, we wish you all the best for the future and we sincerely hope to have the opportunity in welcoming you back to La Tortuga Hotel & Spa soon. Keep in touch with us through our facebook page, there you can learn about all our promotions and free upgrades for our repeat clients…
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

If your idea of romantic relaxation is chill kids free beach boom boom free chill then the Tortuga is for you. The meandering pool has equal shade and sunny spots- and since I'm a cocktail in the shade sort of lady then it is a dream. Very pretty. trees envelope the pool.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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La Tortuga H, Guest Relations Manager at La Tortuga Hotel & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2015

Dear Valued Client,
Thank you so much for sharing your comments with us. It makes us really proud and happy to read a review like yours. For us to have such loyal customers like yourself and to receive such encouraging and positive words is the best reward, for all our hard work and obsessive attention to detail and your comments means that we are truly achieving that La Tortuga Hotel & Spa is renowned for and that is exceeding all expectations of our clients.
On behalf of management and staff, we wish you all the best for the future and we sincerely hope to have the opportunity in welcoming you back to La Tortuga Hotel & Spa soon. Keep in touch with us through our facebook page, there you can learn about all our promotions and free upgrades for our repeat clients…
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Reviewed 9 May 2014

This hotel doesn't look like much from the roadside, especially with roadworks ongoing, but from the moment you step inside you will be treated like royalty. The secluded courtyard offers a stunning tropical garden swimming pool and hot tub, spa, restaurant and bar. The rooms are clean with comfortable beds and a balcony. The hotel is off the main strip (so a little quieter), but only a block away from restaurants and shops, and 2 blocks from the white sand beach.
We have nothing bad to say about our experience or the exceptional service!

Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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La Tortuga H, Guest Relations Manager at La Tortuga Hotel & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2014

Dear Valued Client,
Thank you so much for sharing your comments with us. It makes us really proud and happy to read a review like yours. For us to have such loyal customers like yourself and to receive such encouraging and positive words is the best reward, for all our hard work and obsessive attention to detail and your comments means that we are truly achieving that La Tortuga Hotel & Spa is renowned for and that is exceeding all expectations of our clients.
On behalf of management and staff, we wish you all the best for the future and we sincerely hope to have the opportunity in welcoming you back to La Tortuga Hotel & Spa soon. Keep in touch with us through our facebook page, there you can learn about all our promotions and free upgrades for our repeat clients…

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Reviewed 9 May 2014

Great hotel staff - very helpful and keen to help you with every request and need.
Great location - right next to all of the town's main streets and the 5th ave.
Breakfast was delicious.
The room was big with a private balcony and a hot tab.

This is the place to stay in Playa del carmen, Mexico!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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La Tortuga H, Guest Relations Manager at La Tortuga Hotel & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2014

Dear Valued Client,
Thank you so much for sharing your comments with us. It makes us really proud and happy to read a review like yours. For us to have such loyal customers like yourself and to receive such encouraging and positive words is the best reward, for all our hard work and obsessive attention to detail and your comments means that we are truly achieving that La Tortuga Hotel & Spa is renowned for and that is exceeding all expectations of our clients.
On behalf of management and staff, we wish you all the best for the future and we sincerely hope to have the opportunity in welcoming you back to La Tortuga Hotel & Spa soon. Keep in touch with us through our facebook page, there you can learn about all our promotions and free upgrades for our repeat clients…

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Reviewed 8 May 2014

It's the fifth time I stay there, and each time the service is better!! Great location, nice rooms and extremely kind staff. Breakfast can be improved, but still is good and I love it is served until 1pm!!!

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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La Tortuga H, Guest Relations Manager at La Tortuga Hotel & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2014

Dear Valued Client,
Thank you so much for sharing your comments with us. It makes us really proud and happy to read a review like yours. For us to have such loyal customers like yourself and to receive such encouraging and positive words is the best reward, for all our hard work and obsessive attention to detail and your comments means that we are truly achieving that La Tortuga Hotel & Spa is renowned for and that is exceeding all expectations of our clients.
On behalf of management and staff, we wish you all the best for the future and we sincerely hope to have the opportunity in welcoming you back to La Tortuga Hotel & Spa soon. Keep in touch with us through our facebook page, there you can learn about all our promotions and free upgrades for our repeat clients…

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Additional Information about La Tortuga Hotel & Spa

Address: 10th Avenue between 12th and 14th Street North, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#37 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#38 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#67 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
Price Range: £44 - £176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — La Tortuga Hotel & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 51
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
La Tortuga Hotel & Spa, two blocks from the beach and just around the corner from 5th Avenue. Air conditioning, Cable TV, telephone, fan, private bath or shower, bathroom amenity kit, safety box, hair dryer, coffee maker,minibar. Junior Suites and Superior Junior suites feature a Jacuzzi indoors or Rooftop, bath robes, slippers, flat screen tv. Spa services, Pool bar, happy hour, wifi, onsite restaurant Como Como Osteria Mediterranea, solarium. ... more   less 
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La Tortuga Hotel And Spa
La Tortuga Hotel Playa Del Carmen
La Tortuga Playa Del Carmen
Hotel La Tortuga
La Tortuga Hotel & Spa Mexico/Riviera Maya - Playa Del Carmen

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