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    Turtle Bay Lodge

    | East Coast Santo, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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    Overview
    • Excellent42%
    • Very good40%
    • Average12%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible4%
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
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    Restaurant
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    Family Rooms
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    Private Balcony
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 8 October 2015

    Average resort, foreign owned, isolated from town so they charge you an arm and a leg for food. Plus the staff are poorly paid so theres a healthy serve of guilt Overall we splurged to holiday here, then found we couldnt afford to eat off...More

    2  Thank 597sunny
    Response from Dianne M, Manager at Turtle Bay LodgeResponded 12 October 2015

    We are very sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us at Turtle Bay Lodge, but we feel there are points that you have made that require clarification. Our Lodge is indeed foreign owned, as are over ninety percent of Resorts in Espiritu...More

    Reviewed 25 September 2015

    Santo is a wonderful island to visit, and Turtle Lodge a good place to base yourself for a happy, friendly, relaxing time. You can either to relax at the lodge, kayak round the bay or visit other east coast sites. All the staff at the...More

    1  Thank Jan L
    Response from Turtle Bay Lodg... T, Manager at Turtle Bay LodgeResponded 13 November 2015

    Thankyou Jan for your review. Mary and Sul from Natawa, and all the staff here send their regards and hope, as do we, to see you girls again, one day soon.

    Reviewed 20 September 2015

    The first thing that strikes you about this place is the great outlook over the water and its relaxed resort vibe. The fab hosts Skye and Dianne really make you feel welcome and are responsible for introducing me to the local kava. The hotel is...More

    1  Thank frmelsewhere
    Response from Turtle Bay Lodg... T, Manager at Turtle Bay LodgeResponded 13 November 2015

    Thankyou Maree323 for your review. As you know, continued Tourism is the only way Vanuatu can recover fully from the effects of Cyclone Pam, and every positive review helps. Hope to see you back at Turtle Bay one day. Many thanks

    Reviewed 11 September 2015

    We went in Juli this year. We had some room changes, but all was well taken care of! We recommend this lodge highly for it's location, the great trips you can make (canoe, walking - take a free ferry crossing to other island but stay...More

    1  Thank BGandMT
    Response from Turtle Bay Lodg... T, Manager at Turtle Bay LodgeResponded 13 November 2015

    Thank you BG and MT for your glowing review. We are glad that you were able to tap into the relaxed atmosphere that Santo has to offer, and appreciate you staying with us. Hope to see you again, one day soon.

    Reviewed 9 September 2015

    Turtle Bay management has changed at least twice since we stayed there in 2011. Our family has also changed from two to three. The facilities are much the same, but the restaurant has been seriously upgraded. This time we got what we ordered and it...More

    Thank SouthSeasAmerican
    Response from Turtle Bay Lodg... T, Manager at Turtle Bay LodgeResponded 13 November 2015

    Thank you SouthSeasAmerican for your positive review. All the staff try and ensure that when Pikininnis stay with us, they are safe and have just as much fun as the adults, and to say that the dogs enjoy the kids' attention is an understatement. We...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$71 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    sharee3
    29 June 2017|
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    Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Sharee, not sure as we did our washing in the bathroom, then hung it out at the back of our unit. Best to contact managers. Thanks PeterM
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    Ruth C
    7 June 2017|
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    Response from Turtle Bay Lodg... T | Property representative |
    Hi Ruth, while there are no Dive Companies operating out of Turtle Bay itself, we work in conjunction with all of the most reputable Operators in Santo. We simply give you the information, you decide who you want to dive... More
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    Vickyvan1977
    5 January 2017|
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    Response from Turtle Bay Lodg... T | Property representative |
    Hi John, no problem getting your SUP transported to the Lodge. We have our own SUPs available for hire @ 600vt per hour. A Portacot has been allocated to your room and will be set up on arrival. Look forward to seeing you... More
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    "We had chosen an ocean view room, which was simple but very nice. At night you can sit on the verandah, and..."
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    "Would definitely recommend Ocean View room."
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    "Not sure if the sea-view rooms are worth paying extra for"
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    "We stayed in ocean view double lodge - very nice and tidy."
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