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Caleta Iguana (Casa Rosada)

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Av. Antonio Gil. | Isabela Galapagos, Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friend and I had a great time staying at Caleta Iguana. We did not want to leave! The location is great, right on the beach and a nice bar with hammocks and a slack line. The staff was extremely helpful with arranging tours and they helped accomadate breakfast being served early the day of our hike. The free breakfast... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were very friendly. Carlos was very helpful. The location was great as it is beach front. BUT be ready for the music. It can go on playing up to 2 AM on Friday and Saturdays. We were very tired form our Inca trail hike in Machu Picchu so we fell asleep despite the music. I think the bar... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doesn't match the description. Only cheap room is steaming and right next to a loud bar, with vagrants sleeping on hammocks during the day. Impossible in any of the rooms without air-conditioning. No access to the kitchen as promised, and the kitchen is large and tempting. No coffee and tea available. Staff constantly with their faces in (inside) their computers,... More 

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Rio das Flores, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the first place we booked the 80 dollar private room, with a fan, but after loosing one night of sleep there we asked for another room, so we ended up changing every night to another room, by paying extra. The 80 dollar room is on the back of the house, so there is no breeze from the sea getting... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hostel is the last house on the beach and the view is amazing! The staff was really nice too and explained everything well in English including tours and everything you can book through them. Water and an excellent breakfast is included. Make sure you get air conditioning tho (not all rooms have it). And it may be loud at night... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The place is a good value, but you are sandwiched between 2 bars (one is the hotels, one is Bar de Beto next door) who both blare their music well into the night. Even though we were exhausted from the days activities, it was tough to sleep. We knew of a few people who left and went to another place... More 

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Caleta I, Manager at Caleta Iguana (Casa Rosada), responded to this review

Dear Laura, I would like to sincerely thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your experience with us. Our team is delighted to read how much you enjoyed your time in Caleta Iguana. Your appreciation of our services is our highest reward. I would like to apologize for the inconvenience about the music. We always are... More 

Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The guy who I think was the owner or manager was extremely helpful and friendly in helping us coordinate the details of our travels and the excursions we wanted to do. Our room was extremely nice & clean with AC. The included breakfast was also really yummy! The location on the edge of the beach is wonderful as well. The... More 

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Caleta I, Manager at Caleta Iguana (Casa Rosada), responded to this review

Dear Sara I would like to thank you for your review and assure you your opinion is very important to us. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed most aspects of your stay here at Caleta Iguana. Your feedback is very useful to fine tune our operations, our service and location and I hope to welcome you again for a perfect... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Me and my wife have booked 3 nights well in advance based on the reviews and photos but actually have never stayed at the hotel. Therefore I can't comment on all the services they provide,just some of them. Let's start with pros - both Carlos and Andrea are very kind, helpful and nice people. She even booked us tickets to... More 

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Caleta I, Manager at Caleta Iguana (Casa Rosada), responded to this review

I would like to thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with other reviewers regarding your very short tour in our hotel. I would like to assure you that your satisfaction is our highest mission and we always try our outmost to please every guest thus as we had it available we offered you our biggest room... More 

Farnham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We had specifically booked room no. 6 as we are mature travellers and whilst we don't expect luxury we do like a bit of comfort so obviously pay a bit more for this. This room is ideal as has an ensuite-which does get a little wet in torrential rain but there is a floor drain so not a real Problem,... More 

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Caleta I, General Manager at Caleta Iguana (Casa Rosada), responded to this review

Dear Julie, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your impressions after your stay with us. We appreciate your constructive review. I would like to apologize for the Coffee machine, we just got a new one! We realize that it had a few problems. Also we talked with our chef, please rest assured that we have taken... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

I booked with them and since tje first day they were really polite and helpful, i traveled with my baby (19 mths), they offered me all kind of help, the room was perfect, with a/c, good breakfast with ecuadorian typical food on it. It has everything, perfect view, good music, the party was not a problem at all (remember i... More 

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Caleta I, General Manager at Caleta Iguana (Casa Rosada), responded to this review

Dear Titi, Thank you for been so kind and take your time to write us a review on TA. We were delighted to read that you had a great stay and that we exceeded your expectations. Thank you for all your compliments, We are very proud of our team and they are the root to our success. Your invaluable feedback... More 

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