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Trondheim, Norway
Reviewed 26 April 2015

One of the best hotel ever. Met at the pier by a nice gentleman from the staff and transported to the hotel. Warm welcome and very kind and good hospitallity from the first day. All the staff members were gentle and kind all the time. Very good attitude and service minded. We, my wife and I, felt very comfortable all...

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Mauricio1959, General Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed our location, service, meals and the view. We are glad we could help make your honeymoon special. It is our duty to make our guests feel confident that they are staying in a hotel where we provide a specialized service We hope you guys come back...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 April 2015

As some other reviewers mentioned, the Galapagos aren't Cancun or Las Vegas (thank goodness!), so keep nature / setting / peacefulness / etc. in mind rather than glitzy luxury. We visited 3 different islands in the Galapagos, and although Isabela was the least developed of those, Iguana Crossing was the fanciest hotel. There really are iguanas crossing the dirt road...

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Mauricio1959, General Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear guest It´s truly our privilege to have welcome you at the hotel. Hopefully you'll come back one day to Isabela. We try to deliver the best service we can, in order to enhance the great experience that is coming to Isabela. Thank you very much for choosing us and for motivating us to continue. We´ll make our best effort...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 April 2015

So I will preface this by saying you're not staying in an area with Hiltons and Holiday Inns, but closer to a 2nd world country; and the Iguana Crossing was a great way of maintaining some first world comforts where they are far from available. There is no cable on the island, and air conditioning and readily available drinking water...

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Mauricio1959, General Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you for your kind words about our hotel. We are really glad that you enjoyed the romantic atmosphere here in the hotel. We are so glad that you were happy with our service, we try very hard to help our guests feel at home however we can. We are also thrilled that you enjoyed the national and...

Providenciales
Reviewed 30 March 2015

We stayed at Iguana crossing on a tour through an outfitter. I was nervous as our first hotel on San Cristobal was horrendous...well Iguana crossing made up for it. We were there with our children and the hotel/location has something for everything. The children loved the pool and gorgeous beach. We were able to catch up on work with the...

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Mauricio1959, General Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Thank you very much for having chosen our hotel for your holiday and also for comments on how good you feel during your stay, all the people who make Iguana Crossing, always try that our guests are comfortable and feel right at home We look forward to your visit into a new opportunity, we say goodbye to you,...

Frittole
Reviewed 27 March 2015

It's a nice hotel with good staff in an extremely nice position. Hotel is nice, rooms are comfortable and clean. Staff is nice and available. Breakfast is extremely good, recommended. Swimming pool is a nice option ater some hard excursion. Hotel Restaurant is average, as food is nice but is definitely overpriced expecially for the Isabela island average prices. Wifi:...

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Mauricio1959, General Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear guest We really appreciate your comments, since they will help us improve services and all attention our guests. We really hope that you have enjoyed your stay in Iguana Crossing Hotel We look forward to your visit in a new opportunity Best regards

UK/Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2015

This is a great hotel. Wonderful updated rooms with quick access to the beach (filled with marine iguanas), to the boardwalk (that heads over to the turtle breeding centre) and wonderful views of the ocean and sunset. If you want dinner you have to order it earlier and it was worth it; we had 2 dinners there and they were...

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Mauricio1959, General Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear Guest We thank you very much for your wonderful review about the hotel. As a team, we do many efforts in order to please and exceed the expectations of our guests, and your kind words, as your very valuable suggestions, help us improve our service and facilities permanently. Hopefully we´ll be able to have you with us once again...

Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

the rooms are super comfortable, great view. The food was excellent. My favourite dish is the tuna with oriental herbs. The people that works there is always trying to make you. feel at home. They have some beds outside beside the pool I have slept hours there. The only thing you can't forget is to use sunblock haha.

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Mauricio1959, General Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing us and we chose the Hotel Iguana Crossing as the place to stay in Isabela, your comments commits us to strive more and provide better service We hopefully with your visit to a new opportunity, say goodbye to you, but not before reiterate our gratitude and esteem Best regards.

Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

Placed in the most beautiful island on the galápago islands! Clean hotel, near everything you need (restaurants), amazing view and excelent service, walking distance from the beach! 100% recommended. People is very kind. Great food in the hotels restaurant, but it is more expensive that eating outside

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Mauricio1959, General Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear Guest We appreciate the positive comments about the hotel.We're glad you enjoyed our delicious meals in the restaurant where we try to provide the best service you deserve Awaiting your prompt visit, we say goodbye to you. Best regards.

Reviewed 8 March 2015

All was SUPER!!! Hotel is locatet on the beach, room is quiet, Master Suite has huge. Price is expensiv, but I will recomended this hotel.We loved having the pool to cool down in at the end of the day. Service is excelent.

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Mauricio1959, Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your room your balcony, the beautiful beach and the pool on which our hotel is located. We hope you will come back to visit us soon. Best regards.

Guayaquil, Ecuador
Reviewed 6 March 2015

Incredible location (right on the beach), beautiful hotel, comfortable rooms with amazing views and the most helpful/patient hotel staff I have probably ever met! In terms of food, rooms come equipped with a mini-fridge filled with snacks and drinks, the restaurant serves great food (try the chocolate lava cake w/ ice cream) and their breakfast buffet is varied and totally...

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Mauricio1959, Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind words about our hotel. We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay and that you enjoyed the service, the view and the location. Thank you so much for your glowing recommendation and we wish to see you again soon! Best regards.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Iguana Crossing is Isabela's newest and most innovative hotel. Its minimalist design and superior service offer guests a privileged experience on this scarcely populated island. Iguana Crossing is located in between Isabela's extensive white sand beaches and directly behind a wildlife-filled lagoon. Iguana Crossing offers an oceanfront swimming pool, Jacuzzi, 12 fully equipped rooms and a master suite. ... more   less 

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Address: Av. Antonio Gil, Puerto Villamil 200250, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Isabela > Puerto Villamil
Price Range: $259 - $556 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Iguana Crossing 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Iguana Crossing Hotel Puerto Villamil
Iguana Crossing Galapagos Islands/Isabela - Puerto Villamil
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Villamil
#1 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Villamil
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“ocean view suite”
 of 5 bubbles honikman, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Sleep with the balcony door open. There is always an amazing ocean breeze and the sound of the waves will put you right to sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles kyram778, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Oceanfront for sure”
 of 5 bubbles MeganM808, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had adjoining rooms 8&9. Would want room 8 again it has the best balcony ever!”
 of 5 bubbles GayeP_12, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the back of the hotel look out to the volcano and the boardwalk walkway and the rooms are quiet. The rooms facing the ocean have doors to open out and you can hear the ocean and get the breezes. They are not as quiet. Request a room on the first floor but every room is great. The hotel is clean, beautifully decorated and is the last place on the main road thru town. You cannot find a better place, location or Staff. ”
 of 5 bubbles EyeShine, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
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