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Hotel Iguanazul

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Nice place! and amazing nature! Very good service. I appreciate it with my friends and family. I renew my wedding with my wife in paradise with lower cost and best quality. It is commanded for every one want enjoy time with his lover. Thanks

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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Fantastic Hotel. Great location! Amazing sunsets. Best food ever! Super Friendly staff. Easy I minute walk to the choice of two beautiful pristine beaches. Easy drive to Tamarindo. We stayed for 5 nights. Snorkeled every day. Enjoyed easy access to catamaran snorkeling tour, estuary boat tour, Liberia rodeo, Santa Cruz, etc.

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IguanazulHotel, Web at Hotel Iguanazul, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and for your very kind words. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Ingram, Texas
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Through a recommendation of our Airbnb host we went to this lovely hotel. The staff was fabulous. Food sensational, view spectacular. We only went for dinner but did look around and decided we would come here to stay our next trip. There seemed to be a little walk to the beach, so really not sure how far it was DOWN...

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IguanazulHotel, Web at Hotel Iguanazul, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Susan, Our beachfront hotel sits above the beach with amazing vista's. With paths down the bluff to two beaches including the beautiful Playa Blanca, and a short stroll to Junquillal we are truly a beachfront resort. We look forward to having you stay with us in the future.

Loveland, Colorado
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Our vrbo didn't work out well, so we stayed here our first night in costa rica. Iganazul was clean and friendly with good food and service. Felt like we were part of the family. This is what Pura Vida feels like. The beach at the hotel is very rocky, but beautiful and quiet, with good swimming beaches very close by.

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IguanazulHotel, Web at Hotel Iguanazul, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind comments Gary.

Germany
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Check-in was quite chaotic. When we arrived at the hotel the owner brought us to "our" room but it was occupied by other guests. Then he asked us if we would like to have another room either with two queensize beds or with one kingsize bed. We said we would like to have the room with two queensize beds. A...

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IguanazulHotel, Web at Hotel Iguanazul, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The hotel is scheduled for a full renovation this May, where we hope our rooms and service will match our setting. It's disheartening to hear that the service from top to bottom is not up to the standards set by us or by what our guests expect. All staff (including "the owner") will be reviewing...

Boston
Reviewed 8 February 2016

My friends and I were in Playa Junquillal last week. Most of us had been there before and weren't in any rush to see the big attractions. Instead we headed to Hotel Iguanazul where we had stayed before, but this time did the daily Beach Club pass. For $30 you can hang out by the pool, park there securely, use...

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IguanazulHotel, Web at Hotel Iguanazul, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are receiving lots of positive feedback from our beach club program.

Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Sitting on a hill overlooking the beach, the Iggy is a nice place to stay with great views, a nice pool, and a friendly staff. Not the easiest to get to (bumpy dirt roads), but room was nice and feels like a little bit of paradise.

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Thank you for the comments Steve as they help our guests understand the peaceful, serene location. From the Liberia airport the roads are all paved except for the last 3 kms. The road from Tamarindo is mostly paved (except for the missing bridges) go figure. Tamarindo is the party, the Iguanazul is paradise ;-)

Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

We just spent 4 nights at this place. What a fabulous location! Larry and Donny just bought it and are going to begin renovating soon. We will definitely return after April. The staff, especially Miguel and Tatiana, were great.

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IguanazulHotel, Web at Hotel Iguanazul, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for your comments regarding the staff and location. There is lots of work to come as we bring this resort back to it's former glory and far beyond. The future is very bright for the Hotel Iguanazul.

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...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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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: $78 - $305 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles jogoesagain, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Request a room with a view”
 of 5 bubbles Muchmoretogo, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Beach room views, yummy food”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
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