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The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel

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Playa Guiones Del super las delicias del mundo 100 m sur, Nosara 5233 Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice place to stay. The greeting staff was great. Very detailed and nice. The accommodations, pool, and grounds were all great(Nice and new). Wifi worked real well. The maids coming around in the evening were always super nice, smiley, and chatty!...More

Thank Michael S
Response from Manager-TheGI, Manager at The Gilded Iguana Surf HotelResponded 6 days ago

Our fiber optic internet will never disappoint you. Thank you for your comments regarding service and the restaurant. We have fixed the hot water issue and we have tweaked our breakfast to make it better than ever. We wish you could give us another opportunity...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

positive points: gorgeous room —> stylish furniture —> beautiful bathroom beautiful & very clean pool very friendly & competent staff nice restaurant: breakfast, lunch & dinner —> huge variety —> every dish I tryed was delicious very practical Infrastructure for surfers —> surfboard lockers —>...More

1  Thank Feli R
Response from Manager-TheGI, Manager at The Gilded Iguana Surf HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Our staff will be happy to know about your review and we hope you come back soon. Thank you for your comments!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a gem in the midst of beautiful area. Close to beautiful beach. Eco friendly- solar electricity. Salt water pool. Small but contemporary and clean rooms. Comfortable beds. Perfect for surfers- separate locked space for surfboards. Friendly helpful staff. Excellent breakfast. Road to get...More

Thank MidwifeABQ
Response from Manager-TheGI, Manager at The Gilded Iguana Surf HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you. We are happy to have these nice comments. We will continue looking for ways to make our hotel more enjoyable and efficient for surfer and all type of travelers. Come back soon to Nosara and The Gilded Iguana. We will be happy to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel as a breath of fresh air. Just a great experience at The Guilded Iguana. The front desk staff was unbelievable! Security Guards were so helpful -when our golf cart would not start-They all jumped in and helped us get it running -so not...More

Thank KellyN2196
Response from Manager-TheGI, Manager at The Gilded Iguana Surf HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

We are really happy with your review and lovely comments. Thank you very much. We will continue improving in order to have more satisfied and loyal clients. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again in Nosara and The Gilded Iguana.

Reviewed September 10, 2018

I spent 6 nights here as a solo traveler and could not have imagined a better accommodation experience in Nosara. Everything in this hotel looks brand new and the cleaning service does an impeccable job daily (keep in mind that we are in a location...More

Thank Natalie891
Response from Manager-TheGI, Manager at The Gilded Iguana Surf HotelResponded September 11, 2018

Thank you very much for your review. We will be looking forward to welcome you again.

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The landmark at the beaches of Nosara, Costa Rica. The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel & Restaurant is a historic town icon; over the last 40 years it has served as a gathering point where travelers and locals come More together to share awesome stories, music, drinks, waves, and good times. The Iguana is located right in front of the main acces to Playa Guiones, one of the most consistent surf breaks in the world. The Hotel and all of the new rooms and facilities have been designed with surfers and outdoor lovers in mind. One of the most famous and well loved vacation destination hotels in Nosara the hotel for surfers, families, expats, and experiential travellers. **NEWS** - Gilded Iguana has been totally renovated and relaunch open March 15th, 2018 . Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
29
Price range
US$118 - US$336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel Costa Rica/Nosara
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
29
Price range
US$118 - US$336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel Costa Rica/Nosara
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
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Room & Suite (73)
Pool & Beach (10)
Dining (4)
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Questions & Answers
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wendy1218purple
July 6, 2017|
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Response from jgross123 | Property representative |
Probably feb 1 2018.
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riva9129
January 10, 2017|
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Response from jgross123 | Property representative |
Hotel feb 1 2018. Restaurant possibly earlier.
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Room Tips
"great location, clean, free breakfast, free bike rental, friendly staff"
Natalie891
Sep. 10, 2018
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"For quiet, ask for Jungle rooms. Near the pool & action, try the Surfers' rooms or Pool Rooms."
JanetG682
Jul. 23, 2018
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"The double beds were a bit small, pick a king bed if you can."
tomkR4622CF
Jul. 10, 2018
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"We like Jungle Rooms."
topchico
Jun. 5, 2018
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