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Hotel Description

Family-friendly 3.5-star resort near Sea Turtle Conservancy

Close to airport

You'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Tortuguero National Park and 2 miles (3 km) of Sea Turtle Conservancy with a stay here. Cuatro Esquinas Island and Tortuguero National Park Office are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Full-service spa, dining

A full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant are all featured at this smoke-free resort. Families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities, kid-friendly dining, and supervised childcare. Unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy perks like free cooked-to-order breakfast and free WiFi.

Free WiFi

The 27 guestrooms offer free WiFi, furnished balconies or patios, and ceiling fans. Other amenities include hair dryers, laptop-compatible safes, and showers.

River View Downstairs Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

River View Upstairs Balcony Room

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

River View Downstairs Terrace Room

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Tortuga Lodge and Gardens ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
2.0 out of 5 2.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 1.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 2.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 1.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 0.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Tortuga Lodge and Gardens

2 out of 5

ECR - Tortuguero - Old, but with a great location

Pros: Free Internet
Cons: Noisy
The rooms are nice. Bathrooms could be cleaner, newer and brighter. To expensive to be an ecolodge. The location is great!

Posted by on Apr 18, 2012

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About the Tortuga Lodge and Gardens

Location Across the river, Tortuguero, Limon 70206

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from 20 March 2020 to 30 November 2020 (dates subject to change).

Property Features

Tortuga Lodge and Gardens offers its guests a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. A library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the family-friendly Tortuga Lodge and Gardens. This 3.5-star Tortuguero resort is smoke free.

  • 27 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Built in 1983
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.)

Room Amenities

Tortuga Lodge and Gardens offers 27 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature laptop-compatible safes and hair dryers. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are also available. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in May 2017.

  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

The Green Turtle - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the resort include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Ecotours on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Motor boating on site

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, Tortuga Lodge Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, Swedish massages, and manicures and pedicures.

The spa is open daily.

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 72 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. No onsite parking is available. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Staffed front desk
  • No elevators
  • Debit cards
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.