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    Hotel Lookout at Playa Tortuga

    | 200 Meters East from La Ferreteria de La Costa Grupo Materiales, Ojochal 60501, Costa Rica
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Hotel Lookout continues to impress me after my third recent visit. In addition to the excellent regular service and great food, the staff was challenged to keep the hotel running during a severe tropical storm which coincided with my trip. They showed impressive concern...More

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    Reviewed 14 September 2017

    Visit this place again after 2 years and we enjoyed it. As a nature-photographer I have to say this place is outstanding. They build 2 small birding trails and they have more plans to extend all kind of possibilities to see wildlife in the area....More

    Thank Ronald k
    Response from OsaJohn, General Manager at Hotel Lookout at Playa TortugaResponded 16 September 2017

    Hi Ronald, We enjoyed having you as a returning Guest. Your photographs of the wildlife around the resort are truly breathtaking. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back to Hotel Lookout.

    Reviewed 15 August 2017

    I had the good fortune to select the Lookout for my first visit to the Southern Zone. The hotel has a beautiful, elevated site overlooking the ocean with a central pool and terrace from which to enjoy it. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful...More

    Thank Allen L
    Response from OsaJohn, General Manager at Hotel Lookout at Playa TortugaResponded 16 August 2017

    Greetings Allen, Whether you are traveling to Costa Ballena for relaxation or for business, Hotel Lookout is The Place. Strategically located as the gateway to Osa and a myriad of activities, you can be as active or as relaxed as you want to be. Thank...More

    Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

    Hotel Lookout provides a unique vacation or getaway destination. My list of 5 Star likes. * The open air restaurant & bar that "Lookout" to the Pacific Ocean. * The personal and friendly service of the staff; managers, waiters, and housekeeping. * The comfortable and...More

    Thank SGSHOU
    Response from OsaJohn, General Manager at Hotel Lookout at Playa TortugaResponded 4 August 2017

    Greetings, my staff and I appreciate your thoughts on our hotel. We work hard so your Holiday is a fun mix of what you want--whether that is relaxing in a pool lounger, snorkeling with turtles and dolphins of Cano Island or hiking Corcovado. Vacations at...More

    Reviewed 7 June 2017

    We travelled Costa Rica with our two little kids. The Lookout was fantastic, beautiful scenery, friendly and personal treatment, up-to-date installations. Actually nothing to add. We know what it is like to read Tripdvisor reviews to judge whether a hotel suitable or not, this is...More

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    Response from OsaJohn, General Manager at Hotel Lookout at Playa TortugaResponded 8 June 2017

    Greetings Lexi, I am so happy you enjoyed your stay. My staff and I appreciate your kind words. Once Costa Rica is in your experience, you will want to return again and again. Hotel Lookout is such a great "base of operations" for Costa Ballena...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$102 - US$183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Province of Puntarenas >
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    12 November 2017|
    Response from OsaJohn | Property representative |
    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!
    15 April 2017|
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    Response from Lindey L | Reviewed this property |
    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... More
    31 August 2016|
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    Response from OsaJohn | Property representative |
    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... More
    Room Tips
    "Best rooms are the oceanview rooms , rest of the rooms are the same"
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    "Cabins facing the ocean are obviously the preferred option."
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    "Careful with the room with no a/c and no hot water"
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    "Ask for an ocean view room and if you can afford it, go for the suits."
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