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The Green Iguana Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
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1002 Blackbeard's Hill, Charlotte Amalie 00802, St. Thomas
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the green iguana, we will be returned guest . As long as Gwen and John are there we will stay there , we had the best time in a long time. The hotel is clean and the price is fair compare to the hotel places to stay on the island . We didn't have a problem while staying... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure how this place got such a high rating. When you check in and your room smells of favliosa cleaning and nothing else. You walk down an ally to get to the walking path to the restaurant recommendation and the walk said to be right over there takes 45 minutes something is wrong. The hotel is dated, has... More 

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

We are very surprised with your review! We feel we have such a great rating because we offer exactly as advertised, convenient to Town, clean, quiet, comfortable rooms. And GREAT Customer Service! We have been awarded Trip Advisor's Certificate of Excellence Award every year since 2010. Your early arrival did not allow for the time needed for the cleaning solution's... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The is an amazing hotel on the hillside of Charlotte Amelie, away from the hustle and bustle of the busy town. However, it is only a few minutes down hill to get meals in the town and when your legs give out there are handy taxis, especially if you want to eat further afield. Start your town tour at Blackbeard's... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had enjoyable conversation with the staff and clean rooms. This was a one night layover for 9 of os on the way to the BVI. The hotel was as expected for the price. There were no surprises. The rooms were ready when we arrived, the AC worked, the WiFi worked and the folks who worked there were very helpful.... More 

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

We are happy we had the availability to accommodate your group. Just after you, we had a family of NINETEEN meeting here at The Green Iguana before venturing on to their vacation destination! It does take advance planning, however we are happy to accommodate whenever possible! 6 of our 9 rooms are considered ground level b St Thomas standards with... More 

Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is a hidden gem. I visited this hotel recently while in the USVI. I would highly recommend this hotel for any traveler. My room balcony overlooked the St Thomas harbor and was very beautiful. The hotel managers are some of the most incredible people you'll ever meet. They care about every guest and want to make sure your... More 

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

We have such mixed reviews about the Historic 99 Steps! Yes they are our closest walking path to Town however there are other step streets available in somewhat smaller increments! And a taxi from Town is posted as $4 per person each way. The restaurants in Town are AMAZING for breakfast, lunch and dinner! We are sad to say Blackbeard's... More 

North Carolina
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35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The Green Iguana Is a decent place for those wanting to spend a few days i. St Thomas before venturing to other U.S.VIs or the BVIs. It's a good place for those expecting only a clean place to,sleep as there is no pool, nearby beaches or restaurant or other amenities beyond some shaded sitting areas. The adjacent Blackbeards HOtel just... More 

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

Thank you for your comment on our cleanliness! We feel our housekeeper is the best on the island! On St. Thomas you will pay dearly for a "fancy" hotel on the beach with a pool and restaurant. We do cater to DIY travelers who don't mind taking a 10 minute drive to the beach or a stroll into Town for... More 

Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We along with three other couples completed a 7 day sailing trip of the BVI. We ended our trip with a two night stay at the Green Iguana with John and Gwen. We were welcomed with open arms and settled into our cozy rooms complete with fridge,coffee maker, warm showers and comfy bed. After being on a sailboat this was... More 

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

The 8 of you were great Guests! One thing about sailing, you say goodbye to dry clothing during your adventure! We do allow Guests to use our laundry facilities whenever possible. We have not been to Italy and are pleased to hear the Italian influence of the islands carried over from Europe. We actually have 9 Guest Rooms (there's one... More 

Gold Canyon, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We can't say enough about the Green Iguana Hotel or the property managers, Gwen & John....truly our home away from home.....like staying with family! If you're in need of anything, and I do mean anything, just ask..... John & Gwen will take care of any needs or concerns as soon as humanly possible.....they're truly the icing on the cake when... More 

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

What a great testament to this little hotel! A 10 Year Return Guest says it all! We look forward to your visits and enjoy our chats. Thank you for noticing the improvements and renovations from year to year! You will REALLY enjoy the gardens in 2016! They are looking more and more beautiful everyday! And we'll keep room H2 open... More 

New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We enjoy going to St. John. To get there, you have to fly into St. Thomas. We have always talked about staying on St. Thomas, and decided to start our 25 anniversary trip to St. John there. We decided to stay at the Green Iguana. We got there the morning of April 12th. John met us at the door and... More 

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

We were happy to hear all your family members arrived safely for your special Anniversary Celebration! We try very hard to have the Guest Rooms ready for arrival anytime, however it isn't always possible. Like for you, we are happy to hold your luggage o you may enjoy a leisurely lunch in Town, or even get started on your day... More 

La Crosse, Wisconsin
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We stayed at the Green Iguana for two nights after a BVI sail. It is a friendly, casual place and the hosts, Gwen & John were VERY responsive to questions and requests. Gwen printed our boarding passes and arranged a taxi while John shared some of his special cheese! The room was clean with a lovely balcony view of the... More 

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

Thank you so much for staying with us! We are happy you found the room and the Hotel to your liking! We love to help visitors enjoy their Caribbean Adventure, even as you exit the territory! An event free, leisurely journey home is as important as the vacation itself. Will we see you for a winter warm-up in 2016? We... More 

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