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Reviewed 31 January 2016

We tried for hours to get someone on the phone prior to check in and confirm our reservation, we never did. When we finally arrived they did not have our reservation. The very grumpy man checked us to a clean, no frills room. The next morning we were greeted in the morning by yet another very grumpy employee. When we...

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IguanazulHotel, Web at Hotel Iguanazul, responded to this review

I'm very sorry that you were not treated in a respectful manner during your stay at the hotel. Can you please help us track down the employees by sharing what days you stayed with us and the booking details. When and how did you book your room? Thank you for sharing your experience with us and on behalf of everyone...

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Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to Iguanazul fire Birthday weekend get away. We had heard very neutral things about it. After we checked in and saw the room I knew this was going to be a long weekend. As we unlocked our villa room I noticed there were holes in the door. Ants wete crawlong around the door. The only...

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IguanazulHotel, Web at Hotel Iguanazul, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. What room did you stay in so that we can direct the maintenance staff to deal with the issues you've identified? The hotel is scheduled for a major renovation this summer and we would love for you to return next year so that we can make it up to you. The kitchen...

Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Iguanazul is a hidden gem that is surrounded by lush tropical gardens - The grounds are very well kept and its first impressions are impressive even before you get past the reception. After the reception area, you will be delighted to experience the breath taking scene from the cliffs edge, that has been voted the second best view in all...

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IguanazulHotel, Web at Hotel Iguanazul, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We strive to match our service levels to the unbelievable setting and views.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We were looking at hotels for the peak season around Xmas and this one came through. I was not sure what to expect since the place had been taken over by a new owner. The drive from the main road to the hotel is very bumpy and the place is quite remote. If you are looking for restaurants and clubs...

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IguanazulHotel, Web at Hotel Iguanazul, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are scheduled for a major renovation this summer and hope that we can match the amazing setting with our infrastructure. We'd love to see you back next year to see all of our improvements.

Costa Rica
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Hotel Iguanazul has gorgeous view, awesome swimming pool and extreme relaxation. I was looking for a getaway place away from the it all and chillax for a couple days and this hit the spot! Besides the beach being right there and hammocks abound, the food was soo good. My buddy had the filet and it was so tender and cooked...

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IguanazulHotel, Web at Hotel Iguanazul, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Hotel Iguanazul is on a beautiful stretch of coastline at Playa Junquillal & Playa Blanca. Sunsets are amazing, framed by trees & tall cacti; you can watch it from the hotel, hammocks nearby, or take one of 2 sets of stairs to enjoy it from the beaches below. Our room was a large 1-room hut with 2 queen beds and...

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IguanazulHotel, web at Hotel Iguanazul, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We have come a long way from when we took over and still have a ways to go. Your comments help us improve and we look forward to impressing you on your next visit.

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Another happy accident. We stayed at a neighboring "B&B" the previous night...that did not serve breakfast so we walked down the beach to Hotel Iguanazul and had a delightful breakfast; liked the grounds and when we had to stay over another night for car repairs we checked in here. Upon arrival my spouse tripped and went splat...no serious injury but...

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IguanazulHotel, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Iguanazul, responded to this review

Hi "Quackerspices". Thanks so much for your wonderful review of the Hotel Iguanazul. While I'm sorry to hear of your spouses spill, I'm delighted that you were so well cared for and that our excellent staff left such a pleasant impression. We, very much, appreciate your patience with the renos. They are, indeed, coming along nicely and we're always interested...

Hartford, CT
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Beautiful view of the ocean. Nice pool with a bridge over it. Nice landscaping. Fairly cordial staff. Limited access to transportation (only uses a few vans that charge per person US $30; 1 hr from airport). Great breakfast, lunch, and lots of tasty natural juices (sour sop, passion fruit, mango, and papaya). I didn't like having a meal and seeing...

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IguanazulHotel, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Iguanazul, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We really appreciate any and all feedback. As you know, the hotel has recently changed ownership and we appreciate your patience while we work through the last, remaining re-touches. We're very pleased with the way the hotel has taken shape during our re-design and are always...

Armstrong, Canada
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Hey are you looking for paradise. If you go south on HWY 21 from Liberia airport and make a right just outside of Santa Cruz then you're almost there. A half hour down this road brings you to the Hotel Iguanazul. My girlfriend and I visited what Frommers refers to as the second best view in all of Costa Rica...

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IguanazulHotel, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Iguanazul, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your wonderful review! The views are really quite stunning aren't they? We're really glad to hear you had a great time and are planning on visiting us again in November. Hey, maybe in November you can try surfing?! Just ask the front desk staff to find you the best surf instructor in town and hang 10...

Medford, New York
Reviewed 26 March 2015

The Iggy has a million dollar view that won't break your budget! I discovered the Iguanazul in 1993 and have been back every year thereafter. There is no better place to see a sun-set than on the cliffs of the Iguanazul. Hence why their Happy Hour is the place to be! Pura Vida.

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IguanazulHotel, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Iguanazul, responded to this review

Hi Rosalie, Thanks so much for your kind words! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay this year and look forward to seeing you again next year! Don't forget to follow us on Twitter and Facebook. We're trying to post photos and menus daily so that you can feel like you're there, even when you're not. Cheers and thanks again,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Iguanazul is located in the northern province of Guanacaste, on the Nicoya Peninsula at Playa Junquillal. We are 35km south of Tamarindo, on a cliff overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean The Hotel Iguanazul is a quiet boutique hotel where you can enjoy the white sands of Playa Blanca (part of Costa Rica's Blue Flag program), world class surf breaks, great snorkeling, spectacular sunsets and much more! We have relationships with several tour operators to satisfy your adventurous side and can arrange any excursion you with. Our nearby beaches are all pristine and you can walk virtually undisturbed for hours and hours. Book now to enjoy the beautiful Hotel Iguanazul! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Iguanazul

Address: Playa Junquillal, Santa Cruz 50305, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Santa Cruz
Price Range: $170 - $268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Iguanazul 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Didn't stay over night.”
549susane, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Haven't stayed there under new owner, but Donny laid out some very nice plans for upgrades and renovations.”
jogoesagain, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Request a room with a view”
Muchmoretogo, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Beach room views, yummy food”
shelmar888, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask about ocean view if important, some rooms in back seem dark; older style with few windows in some units.”
Quakerspices, 16 Apr 2015 | Read review
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