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The Green Iguana Hotel

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 19 December 2016

My husband and I were on a cruise when he had a sudden painful attack of unknown nature. When our ship entered port at St. Thomas he was taken to the local hospital where he underwent emergency gall bladder surgery. After one very uncomfortable night of sleeping in a chair in his hotel room I knew I had to find...

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

We were happy to be of assistance in your hour of need. When you arrive at The Green Iguana, you just looked like you needed to sleep! And sleep you did! We are happy to hear Bill is recovering just fine and our medical facilities were able to "fix him up!" Having helped other Guests in a similar situation, I...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The Green Iguana must be best place to stay in downtown Charlotte Amalie (well, I have stayed here only...) Hosts are very relaxed, carering and friendly. Very personal atmosphere. It is a 7-10 minutes walk up from center of town, but you are rewarded with great views over town, mountains and sea - and you can watch the seaplane land...

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for finding us all the way from Denmark! We apologize about the a/c units, sometimes on a tropical island, you have to take what you can get! At The Green Iguana, most rooms have windows with screens so you can enjoy the warm tropical air or cool off in the air conditioning. Most Guest use the A/C during...

Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We spent a week at the Green Iguana Hotel and had a wonderful time! This hotel is centrally located at the top of Blackbeard’s Hill, just a short walk from the Charlotte Amalie Harbor where you will find many shops and great restaurants. Our room was spacious and very clean and came with all the amenities, but with the personal...

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

John likes to say "You're only a stranger at The Green Iguana Hotel once!" And that's when we first meet at the front door! We are happy to share our knowledge of St. Thomas with Guests, and with all the new stores, restaurants, and activities each season, we learn from our Guests as well! Our housekeeping staff is the best...

Caribbean
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The Green Iguana, We stayed here overnight on a trip to St Thomas. The hotel is in a quiet location next door to Blackbeard’s Castle. The owners were away when we went and their covering managers greeted us and took us to our room. The room and bathroom was very clean and comfortable. We had a fridge, coffee maker, microwave...

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

We are sorry we missed you but we did have a great time on our vacation! Our Relief Managers Paula and Kirby have been "hotel sitting" for us for about 4 years now and know the island and the hotel very well! Frenchtown is actually walkable from The Green Iguana Hotel, however a $5 taxi ride is very convenient! The...

Newark, New York
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This was a great place to stay for me and my girlfriend. The room was great and the staff was very friendly. It was my 1st time there and I loved it. It has a great view on to the bay. It was the best hotel I ever stayed at.

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your short and sweet review! The view is amazing to say the least! We enjoy morning rainbows (on rainy mornings), AMAZING Sunsets, and there's nothing like a cold beverage on the balcony to watch the harbor traffic, including the sea planes coming in and taking off! We look forward to seeing you again!

Defiance, Missouri
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I needed to fly to St Thomas for a family emergency and made very last minute arrangements at the Green Iguana based on a recommendation from a friend. I arrived late, but Gwen, the hotel manager said she would be available at whatever time I needed. She showed me to a room that was perfect. A small kitchenette, nice bedroom...

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

We are so happy your nephew recovered from his accident so quickly! He is a very well liked person all across the island. We are happy to hear your room was perfect! A1 and A2 both have full size kitchen appliances, perfect for longer stays. We hope that your next visit to St Thomas will be under better circumstances, so...

United States
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We stayed at the green iguana hotel for one night before heading to St John. The room and bathroom were reasonably clean, comfortable and had all basic amenities. The view of the harbor from our room was beautiful ! Gwen, the property manager, was very responsive to our questions and gave us a lot of suggestions with regards to places...

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for finding us, even if it were just one night. We do realize the airlines can and do change your flight plans, for weather related and maintenance issues. Our cancellation policy affords you a full refund up to 14 nights before your scheduled check in, and flight delays are just something we work around. St. Thomas has some...

Seffner, Florida
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

What a great anniversary trip! Thank you for your hospitality! Love this place and looking forward to seeing you next year! Beautiful view, clean room and it just felt like coming home. We got married in St Thomas 4 years ago and came back for our anniversary. Wouldn't consider staying anywhere else. Love John and Gwen to pieces. Best resident...

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

I think we fell in love with the two of you when you were here on your wedding-moon in 2012! It was good to see you again for sure! Many of our Guests say staying at The Green Iguana Hotel is not like staying at a hotel at all. It's more like staying in a larger villa with your own...

texas
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We stayed here 6 nights. The managers are very personable and helpful. They are happy to help you with any questions. The room w had included a kitchen and a view of the city. You may use the washer and dryer for a small fee.

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

A six night stay is perfect for your first visit, enough time to get to know the Town and the Island! There is so much to see and do! We are happy you enjoyed your room and balcony. Our laundry facilities are available to our Guests outside of housekeeping hours. It beats going to a laundry center! Thank you for...

Portland, Maine
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights before our timeshare villa was ready. It was a great experience. Innkeepers were so helpful. Views from our small balcony were fantastic esp. at night. Only thing that would gave made it better would have been a pool.

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

Many of our Guests use The Green Iguana Hotel to extend their vacations at their villa or timeshare. One or two days before and after your vacation gives you time to relax and get ready for what's next! Ahhh, the pool issue, we just don't have the space for a pool. Senor Frogs in Havensight has a pool for patrons...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Green Iguana Hotel offers superb amenities with the comforts of home. The Hotel is centrally located within a 5 minute walk to the Town Charlotte Amalie, and 15 minutes by taxi from the airport. The Hotel has the perfect combination of harbor views, downtown shopping, museums, and great restaurants, ferry transit and beautiful Caribbean Sunsets! Enhanced by the service of the resident managers to answer questions, guests are treated like family. In October 2013, The Green Iguana Hotel began operating on Renewable Solar Energy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Green Iguana Hotel

Address: 1002 Blackbeards Hl, Charlotte Amalie 00802-6732, St. Thomas
Region: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. Thomas > Charlotte Amalie
Price Range: $175 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
The Green Iguana Hotel St. Thomas/Charlotte Amalie
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“All rooms and apartments have a great view of the harbor and downtown Charlotte Amelie.”
JFair100, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“We like the H block rooms they were up higher, super view!!!!”
864lisaf, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ours had a great view - it's a small place and Gwen will tell you all you need to know when booking.”
LizzyP12345, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Best views are the lofts but if you want a balcony go with H1 and H2!”
Q7981QGpamb, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“See the room list for availability, size, location within the hotel's A and H buildings to book yours in advance.”
WilliamL809, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
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