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Gilded Iguana Hotel

134 reviews
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
14 Feb 2017
“Fantastic Stay”
9 Jun 2016
“Close to the beach, nice, clean, large room!”
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 30 April 2013

The hotel is economical, clean and located near everything in Nosara. Food service is great, tasty and priced reasonable for Nosara. Full bar, friendly bar tenders and pleasant crowd. The hotel has a peaceful pool and pool bar. Very helpful staff. Beach is about 200m...More

Thank Troy K
Reviewed 29 April 2013

Very nice staff and comfortable rooms. They have great food and drink. Live entertainment a couple of nights a week. Just a short walk to the beach. Friendly people in the surrounding area very helpful. Great place for surfers.

Thank Chuck M
Reviewed 23 April 2013

I just returned from a stay at the Gilded Iguana from April 11 thru April 17th 2013. We opted for the air conditioned rooms at a rate of $80 a night plus taxes. First if you plan on going to this area of Costa Rica...More

Thank riva9129
Reviewed 8 April 2013

I chose Gilded Iguana for my stay in Costa Rica because of all of the great reviews and I am so glad I did. The rooms are great, the staff is wonderful, live music, and close to the beach. Hands down the best place in...More

1  Thank chellebelle75
Reviewed 28 March 2013

We expected more given the consistently outstanding reviews. Stayed in room 10. Room was fine but very noisy at night - maybe due to the water pump and/or large A/C unit in back. Definitely not a luxurious stay - towels were ripped and soft as...More

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Response from GildedIguanaNosara, Owner at Gilded Iguana HotelResponded 16 April 2013

Thank you for taking the time to review us, both compliments and critique help make businesses better themselves. The a/c rooms are considered by most of our guests to be the quieter rooms of the two types that we have, generally the white noise of...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$132 - US$371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Family Hotel in Nosara
#7 Romantic Hotel in Nosara
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Nosara
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$132 - US$371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Family Hotel in Nosara
#7 Romantic Hotel in Nosara
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Nosara
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (63)
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Room & Suite (7)
Dining (3)
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wendy1218purple
7 July 2017|
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Response from jgross123 | Property representative |
Probably feb 1 2018.
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riva9129
11 January 2017|
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Response from jgross123 | Property representative |
Hotel feb 1 2018. Restaurant possibly earlier.
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Room Tips
"We had a large suite above the restaurant. Nice balcony off the room."
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"Bring ear plugs if you get a room without a/c and windows"
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"Other rooms were bungalows in the back, probably more private. We enjoyed the fridge and coffee pot in our..."
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"The A/C room was nice to have, though I'm not certain it was necessary."
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