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Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at the Turtle Inn during our second trip to Placencia in Nov. 2015 after hearing good things about the hotel. Overall, we were very pleased with our stay. We stayed in a Garden View Cottage, which we found spacious, clean and well appointed. Despite some other reviewers' concerns, we did not find the lack of... More 

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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate honest feedback and I thank you for taking the time to write about us. Having familiar faces return to us is the best compliment we can get, so we look forward to welcoming you back when you will consider Belize again for a future trip- ! Martin. More 

Snyder, Texas
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80 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for 2 unbelievable nights. My wife loved the shell phone. It's a very upscale unique experience. Sleeping feet from the ocean in a villa with a screen porch is incredible. No tv. My kids and I played scrabble. We played big dominoes on the beach. Go swimming or kayaking or paddle board and a staff member meets you... More 

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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

I am very proud of our newly added giant Beach Dominos and glad to see this mentioned ! Next time , I will challenge you for a game or two- thank you for staying with us ! Martin More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were blown away by this resort! Truly a one of a kind luxurious resort for two. We had a cottage right on the beach with an out door shower in a garden. The screened in porch with thatch roof was just terrific! Bar on the beach, pool nearby, great staff, relaxed atmosphere, it was Devine! Highly... More 

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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

I could not agree more ! :) Thank you for your wonderful review Kevin, it was a pleasure having you as our guests- Martin. More 

Southport, CT
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71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coppola resort much more compact than Blancaneaux with 3 restaurants, although two smaller restaurAnts not always open. Room, food and wine selection and preparation, staff, and recreational options were all excellent. We went for a 1/2 day snorkel and a full day bird watching session. Beach equipment and snorkel equipment are all free. Beach toys are kayaks and a tricameran.... More 

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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

Dear Elaine- I am delighted to read your wonderful review and can really appreciate a mother-son trip , as I have done that many times myself, I will never forget the beautiful places I was able to travel to with her and hope to do so many more times ! Thank you for taking the time to write and we... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to Turtle Inn several times and love it! The people are so friendly and nice. The ambience is great. The food can be a little bland, but generally is quite good, especially the Belizean lunch. I would recommend Turtle Inn to adults and children.

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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

Randall and Peter - You are family now- and we will have a cottage with your name on it for your next visit to Belize- xo Martin More 

Milan, Italy
1 review
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This would be the 4th occasion I have stayed at Turtle Inn, the best resort to stay in on the peninsula at the moment. I am usually accompanied by my family. This time we stayed for 5 nights and I was still so very sad to leave. From the moment we arrived, we have been looked after as if we... More 

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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

Cal , Robert, Roman- you are the best, thank you for taking the time to write this and staying with us once again- We are already looking forward to your next arrival and we should plan for a welcome back beach- bonfire party for all to enjoy ! Martin More 

San Diego, California
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A 5 is not enough. Exceptional hotel in Belize. My wife and I went to Turtle Inn for our honeymoon in October of 2016, and honestly I don't have one negative thing to say about this extraordinary property. The staff and management went above and beyond to make our stay fabulous. Martin, the General Manager, was on site everyday we... More 

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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

It was our pleasure ! - I am going to write Tripadvisor and ask if they can add a 6th bubble for review like yours ;) THANK YOU ! Come back soon- Martin. More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

We honeymooned at Turtle Inn for 9 nights and it was amazing. We stayed in Cottage 10 (Blue Crab!) which is right on the beach. Pro tip: if you need to use the mosquito net (we did...mosquitos seek me out and chew on me) place the extra fan *inside* the net for maximum breezy sleeping. It rained quite a few... More 

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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Julia ! It was great having you with us and help to create a life time memory for both of you. I will post you review on our bulletin board since you so graciously pointed out some of my amazing staff- it truly goes a long way ! Stay in touch- and we hope to welcome you back... More 

New York City, New York
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had an amazing Honeymoon at the Turtle Inn. The hotel had everything we could have wished for and more. Beautiful Rooms (we stayed in a seaview cottage), excellent service, and beautiful natural surroundings. The Turtle inn offers all the luxuries one would want in a casual Balinese setting. The hotel grounds were immaculate, the rooms clean and cool (for... More 

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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for pointing out my amazing staff- in this industry they can make it , or break it and my Turtles make it happen 100% ! ;) Congrats again on your nuptials and we already look forward to see you for your anniversary - Martin. More 

Jasper, Alabama
2 reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Staff is very friendly. 2 nice pools. Grounds well maintained. Went to all 3 restaurants: food was good. No a/c can get quite warm had to ask for an extra fan. Your ask to take vitamin B1 and garlic before you arrive due to lots of mosquitos and flies that have a nice sting to them. They ask you not... More 

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Martin K, General Manager at Turtle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you again for staying with us and thank you for your valuable feedback. I noticed your post and wanted to personally touch base to let you know that I have addressed this matter with concierge and front desk agents and narrowed it down to the person who dropped the ball. My sincere apologies for the lack of service. Wake... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury and unspoiled beauty on a pristine white-sand beach.Turtle Inn is a true labor of love. Less than a year after Francis and Eleanor Coppola acquired this beachside refuge in 2001, it was swept out to sea by the forces of Hurricane Iris. Turning disaster into triumph, the Coppolas led a two-year reclamation project, creating a magnificent resort that is consistently ranked among the best in Central and South America.This 25-room seafront hideaway combines natural wonders with luxury style. Accommodations are in individual thatched cottages, decorated with handcrafted Balinese furnishings and naturally cooled by the ever-present sea breezes. Just steps beyond your private deck, the white-sand beach dissolves into the clear Caribbean ocean. In addition, the resort has two infinity swimming pools for enjoying the day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Turtle Inn

Address: Placencia Village, Placencia, Belize
Region: Belize > Stann Creek > Placencia
Price Range: $537 - $1,052 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Turtle Inn 4.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Turtle Hotel Placencia
Turtle Inn Belize/Placencia
Belize Turtle Inn
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Placencia
#2 Luxury Hotel in Placencia
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Placencia
#4 Family Hotel in Placencia
#6 Romantic Hotel in Placencia
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