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Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga

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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
A full hot breakfast is included in your Guestroom Rate. Our B&B has 3 Junior Suites (1 King and 1 Queen bed) and 9 Deluxe Rooms (1 Queen & 1 Single bed). Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fans, Tiled Floors, Large Hot Water Showers, and individual Patios with outdoor furniture. The Lookout features magnificent views of both the Pacific Ocean and Jungle Wildlife. In the evening, from our 2nd Floor Lookout, open-air lounge or outdoor pool, sit back, enjoy a glass of wine and watch the sun set over the ocean. What could be better after a day at the beach or a day full of fun activities? Ready for fun? Whether you choose to spend the day bird-watching, relaxing at the beach, exploring the nature trails, enjoying a really good massage, hiking to a waterfall or ziplining through the trees, the Lookout at Playa Tortuga is the perfect place to explore the wonders of the Osa Penninsula. And, be prepared to dine at some of the best restaurants in Costa Rica located in our culinary village of Ojochal.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Hidden Gems
Bay View
Full view
200 Meters East from La Ferreteria de La Costa Grupo Materiales, Ojochal 60501 Costa Rica
Getting there
Juan Santamaria Intl Airport118 km
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Got to meet Steve and Carol. Great people. Very friendly and accommodating. Rooms are nice and clean. Great breakfast. Orlando was awesome. Very attentive to our needs. Went out of his way to help us. Abdul was a great server. He was friendly and also went out of his way to help
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Our two week stay here was made wonderfully comfortable by the staff at the The Lookout. The rooms were clean, airconditioned and spacious. We were fortunate enough to have spent a few days with the owners on the premises. I delightful couple from the states. I would
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We found this hotel that clearly stated dog friendly. I called the main office to verify dog friendly 3 times I also told them I had two dogs a small one and a medium size dog. After first night confronted by owner who clearly did not want dogs in hotel. He was very rude about
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Response from CJLHouston, Owner at Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga
Responded 16 Apr 2018
Michelle, I'm very sorry about the way this was handled and we did apologize when you were here. When you spoke to our manager before booking and asked if you could bring a dog, he said yes as long as it was friendly. He then asked you the size of your dog and you replied that it was not very big. When you checked in, you did not tell us you had also brought a large dog along with your small dog. We only allow one dog under 30 lbs per room. If we had known you had two dogs, we would not have accepted the reservation or if we had chosen to bypass our policy, you would have been charged for two dogs. In addition, your friend decided to book a room as well, and never told us she was bringing a dog even though she knew there was a charge for dogs. I know she is not your responsibility, but the combination of you bringing an extra dog without telling us and your friend bringing one without telling us was not acceptable and we felt we needed to address the situation with you. Again, I believe we could have handled it better. Because we realize our pet policy is open to misinterpretation, we are no longer accepting pets.
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I would like to give this otherwise great little hotel a higher rating, but sadly can't because of their policy to allow guests to park their cars in front of the rooms. We were in room 5 and most of the time shiny cars were obscuring our view of the ocean. This was
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My friend and I spent 10 days during 2 separate stays last month. The rooms were very clean and comfortable with nice touches such as fresh flowers and coolers. The staff were very helpful and attentive. The gardens are beautiful as are the views of the Pacific. Great place for
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Response from OsaJohn, General Manager at Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga
Responded 3 Mar 2018
Greetings, It was a pleasure to host your holidays here at Hotel Lookout. We look forward to your return! Pura Vida.
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How far from the Drake Bay airport and what does a taxi or shuttle cost?
Greetings! The Drake Bay Airport is about a 2 hour drive from Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga. The closest Airport is Palmar Sur. (about 30 Km South) We look forward to welcoming you!
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Snorkeling is better by the boat tours. But we enjoyed swimming at Playa Ventanas. It has a nice beach, nice waves, great snow cone vendor & of course the beautiful sea-Ventanas 'windows'. You pay 1500 colonies to park but the have a guard watching your car so it's worth it.
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Greetings, at that time of year, there will be plenty of activities available. Within walking distance are two beaches, Playa Tortuga and about 2 km away is Playa Ventanas. We also have bus service and local taxi service if you decide to visit El Pavon Waterfall, Sierpe Sphere Museum, Nauyaca Waterfall, Mangrove Tours, ATV Tours, and more. 4x4 Rental Vehicles are best for exploring. You can see our availability and rates on our website. Thank you and we look forward to welcoming you!
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"Deluxe rooms in front, #'s 9,10,11, & 12 have the best views and most privacy."
"Best rooms are the oceanview rooms , rest of the rooms are the same"
"Cabins facing the ocean are obviously the preferred option."
"Careful with the room with no a/c and no hot water"
"Ask for an ocean view room and if you can afford it, go for the suits."
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