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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.

Bainbridge Island, Washington
Reviewed 5 March 2015

We highly recommend staying at the Iguana Crossing. We had a wonderful 3 night stay and loved every minute of our time at the hotel. I loved having the pool to cool down in at the end of the day. Pedro was so kind and helpful. Of all the hotels that we stayed in on the Galapagos, Iguana Crossing was...

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Mauricio1959, Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing the Hotel Iguana Crossing, we like to make our guests feel at home and happy. Our staff is always available, and happy to attend all your requests . It will be a pleasure in another chance to have your back to Iguana Crossing Hotel Best regards.

Hood River, Oregon
Reviewed 5 March 2015 via mobile

We stayed in the Master Suite for 7 nights and all in all, it was very good. One of the 2 AC units was broken. This suite is huge, so one unit just didn't cut it. We slept with just a sheet over us. When I asked the Hotel Manager about it, he said he didn't know when it would...

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

Dear Guest We appreciate the positive comments about the hotel, and even those observations which help us to improve our service, we are in constant process of change and suggestions help us enormously to achieve these objectives, although some have been corrected We sincerely hope that your stay was equally enjoyable, and maybe have her visit again. Best regards.

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 3 March 2015

My friend and I decided to stay at the Iguana Crossing hotel after reading numerous reviews on Trip Advisor raving about it. I can easily say, stay at this hotel if you are visiting Isabela Island! Not only is Iguana Crossing located at the end of the main street (therefore less busy from cars/foot traffic) it is literally across the...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your very kind words. It´s true that it´s a great experience to sit at the rooms balcony to relax and enjoy the iguana´s crossing towards the ocean and back.. We expect that our service achieved to be as satisfying as visiting these beautiful island. You were as well, first class guests! Regards

Reviewed 27 February 2015

This place is breathtaking. In the midst of a small, beach town lies Iguana Crossing. It's at the far end of town but it is quite easy to get to. The setup of the hotel is stunning. A huge wooden deck with an infinity pool overlooking the ocean. Beautiful and open lobby area with wooden floors. The rooms are spacious...

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

Dear Guest All of us (the staff) thank you very much for your very kind and descriptive review. We´re glad you found the hotel us welcoming as you describe, especially in such a special occasion. We expect that our work filled your holidays with even more great memories of your trip to the Galapagos. We certainly expect you back in...

Reviewed 27 February 2015

I traveled to Isabela in January 2015 with my boyfriend and we were absolutely blown away by our stay at the Iguana Crossing. The hotel is beautiful and very clean. The rooms were amazing, and ours had a balcony facing the pool and the beach (definitely request an ocean front room if possible!) The location is perfect - on the...

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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. 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 to please our future guests as well. Hopefully...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 16 February 2015

This was my favorite hotel on our trip. While the pool looked a little scary and the shower was unusual, our hosts' the beautiful location and clean atmosphere more than made up for it. I want to go back again with my husband.

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

Dear Guest: We appreciate your positive feedback. We hope that our work has helped make your Galapagos experience has been excellent and that your stay in the hotel was to his liking Regards

Mt sinai
Reviewed 4 February 2015 via mobile

The hotel is modern, clean, and just beautiful. The pool was refreshing with fresh water and infinity edge overlooking the ocean. The owner Phillippe and manager Pedro were great. Shout out to Cecilia who was also great. The entire staff had big smiles and always seemed happy to see us. The hotel is right next door to a nature walk...

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

Dear Guets Your comments have filled us with pride for our hotel and profession. We look forward to welcome you again. Thank you very much. Regards

Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

Iguana crossing is located a little bit far from the dock but just in front of the beach which is to sea the least very peaceful, you can hear the sea roaring while you go to bed. The food in the restaurant is very good also.

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

Dear Guest: It is our pleasure to offer our services and our commitment is the main motivation and make your stay enjoyable, productive and memorable. Regards

Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

We went on january. The best hotel we stayed in galapagos. In front of the beach. The iguanas really crossing in front of it. The place is new, modern an the people so kind. I love it. There is a nice pool too.

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Dear Guest: Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we hope that we can provide you with another excellent experience again very soon. Please come again and bring friends family to enjoy the same experience Regards

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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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: $321 - $554 (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 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Villamil
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Villamil
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