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Iguana Azul

Barrio Las Vegas | 5 blocks West of Central Park, Copan, Honduras
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Iguana Azul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Iguana Azul is located outside of the center of town, but close enough to walk to whatever you need as Copan is not that large. The private room with shared bathroom we had was a good size, bright, and clean. A great value for $18 a night for two people! The staff are usually in the cafe or hotel next... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews 72 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot say enough good things about this hostel. During my time in central america, this was the best place I stayed. It's clean, secure, free wi-fi, comfortable, and quiet. Not only all of that, we absolutely loved Hamlet who worked at this hostel as well as the hotel next door owned by the same people. He was so genuinely... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are abundant options in Copan, but I reached out to a friend running an NGO in the area and they strongly recommended the Blue Iguana. Even after checking other options closer to the center, I now strongly agree with their judgment. The place was absolutely immaculately clean - not in a "smells like bleach and Pinesol kind of way",... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My sister and I stayed 2 nights in Copan, at Iguana Azul. This hostel is by far the best option to stay in Copan. Getting there was easy - we took a tuktuk from the bus stop which was like, $2USD. I think the rate is a flate rate anywhere in the area, from what I remember. It's 5-6 blocks... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Great price-value hostel. The facilities are cosy, clean and safe. The staff is friendly and very helpful. The location is perfect. And if you have been travelling for a long time in Central America, you will be happy to take a WARM shower in a very clean bathroom ! There is nothing bad to say about this place.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

After reading the reviews of this place there was no doubt this was the best option to stay in Copán and yes it didn´t deceive us. We stayed in a private room and although it was small, it was just perfect. You can just notice when people care and they pay attention to details. The showers and toiletts were probably... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Probably the best option for backpackers in Copán Ruinas. Location is just a few blocks outside of the main plaza -- not a big deal. Staff are extremely friendly and helpful with everything. Wi-fi was surprisingly good, and the place is clean. Electronic devices took forever to charge, but I don't think this is the hostel's fault. Seemed like the... More

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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The Iguana Azul is the best place to stay in Copan. The service is unbelievable, it is extremely clean and well kept. I would definitely stay here again on another trip to Copan. It is located just outside of the city center so you don't have to deal with the noise of the center, but it is only a few... More

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Clearwater, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Our charity, Bless the Children, booked in advance & Howard (the owner) was a real gem helping us get our stay set up over email. He greeted us upon arrival & helped us get settled. Although our trek by bus from La Esperanza took much longer than expected and we were about 2 hours later than we'd said, Howard was... More

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Antigua, Guatemala
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I stayed here three times now. If you are looking for a peaceful, sunny, clean, friendly place, this is one of the best I have experienced. The rooms have a lot of light and space, clean and comfy beds, and you even get a fresh towel to use in the spacious and (actually) hot showers! They provide you with free... More

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Address: Barrio Las Vegas | 5 blocks West of Central Park, Copan, Honduras
Location: Honduras > Copan Department > Copan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Iguana Azul Hotel Copan

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Since 1997 Iguana Azul is Copan's first & best hostel. Featuring 2 bunk rooms, 4 private rooms, all w/shared bath, great showers w/ piping hot H2O, all you can drink free purified drinking water, fast wifi, bulletin board, garden/sitting area, book exchange, funky colonial ambiance, best breakfasts in town, yummy homemade snacks,laundry area, refrigerator for exclusive use of guests, great bilingual staff, sparkling clean, and the downright comfiest prices in the village. Just a few blocks to the center of town & all restaurants, cafes, bars and museums. Just tell your friends, I Slept with the Blue Iguana Last Night! ... more   less 
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