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Casa Iguana Mar y Sol

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Barrio Playa de Oro, Ecuador
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Casa Iguana Mar y Sol
Ranked #2 of 17 San Cristobal B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Walnut Creek, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I completely agree with all of the comments related by Astra B. The care and thoughtfulness of the hosts Patricia and Luis show in every aspect. From the care they took building the Casa, its immaculate condition, the ambiance of the rooms to other wonderful details of hand picked coffee beans, homemade banana bread, recipes, sunsets on the rooftop, books... More

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Cranford, New Jersey
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is my first review and I don't quite know how to begin - mostly because words cannot do justice to how profoundly impressive Casa Iguana is (yes, I'm using my thesaurus for help). I just reread other people's reviews and every good thing they say is true. We were traveling without a tour - stayed in Quito a few... More

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Monterrey, Mexico
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

If you are planning a trip to San Cristobal, Galapagos, this is a great place to stay. The 5 rooms hotel is designed and built by owner Mr Luis. All the wood carving it's truly art. Also, owner is great chef and brings a few organic products from his farm (which is located up in the mountain) Highly recommended to... More

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Gainesville, Florida
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35 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This is a lovely B&B! Our room was clean, comfortable and nicely decorated. The breakfast was delicious with great coffee hand-picked and roasted by the owners. The location is very convenient to walk into town or to the beach and it overlooks the bay. We will definitely stay again!

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Falls Church, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

How do I start—how about “this place is really cool.” It is perched on a hillside overlooking the San Cristobal bay; sunset is directly ahead as you stand outside your room. My wife and I had the Lobo Suite on top, which includes a sun deck and sitting area. As described elsewhere, the physical premises are beautiful and immaculately maintained.... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Beautiful room, sparkling clean, gorgeous bathroom, unbelievable views, lovely sea breezes, perfect location for port and town, great overhead fan, never had to use a/c, tastefully and spaciously decorated, windows everywhere, fantastic beds. But best are the hosts: Patricia and Luis. They made us feel at home; we felt they were old friends from the time we arrived. We can't... More

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Roswell, Georgia
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Beautiful property, views of the ocean to die for, gracious host, Luis, and wife made us feel like family and treated us like royalty, large comfortable and very clean bedrooms, gave valuable information during our visit about the local sites, Luis spoiled us with fresh breakfast and the best coffee. we look forward to returning the this "gem". This IS... More

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seattle, wa
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

So don't waste any more time looking for a place in San Cristobal. You won't find anything better than this. Just book it now! The 3rd floor deck has the best morning coffee view we have ever had, and the coffee is grown, dried, roasted, ground, brewed and poured by Louis. Yum.

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We stayed at Casa Iguana for 2 nights in February before leaving for a 7 day cruise. The B&B was lovingly built entirely by Luis and it shows in every detail-from the Iguana carved into the front door to the beautiful rooftop deck. The view to the harbor is priceless and it is a five minute walk to the center... More

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67 reviews 67 reviews
22 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This is a home from home sort of place. Luis and his sister were full of smiles and helpfulness. We had a huge room on the top floor complete with sitting area and kitchenette. Breakfast is in their kitchen where you sit at the breakfast bar and chat with other guests. Fresh fruit, great coffee and eggs cooked by Luis.... More

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Address: Barrio Playa de Oro, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > San Cristobal
Also Known As:
Casa Iguana Mar y Sol Hotel San Cristobal
Casa Iguana Mar y Sol San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

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