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Lost Iguana Resort & Spa

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   1.5 km North of Arenal dam, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park A2004, Costa Rica
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Bowling Green
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I came here on our honeymoon as part of a two city stay during our duration in Costa Rica. We were blown away when we walked into our room. Our stay here was beyond what we expected and we are already planning an anniversary trip back to stay at the Lost Iguana! We didn't want to leave... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed in a luxury suite with an oversized room. outdoor shower and hot tub. It was the best value we've ever had in a hotel room. We had a marvelous view of the Arenal Volcano. The room was perfect in every way. The grounds were beautiful and the staff were pleasant and helpful. The restaurant left... More

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wow, it doesn't get any better than this. This gem is tucked away remotely so you are really away from it all in perfect quiet and tranquility. The view from the balcony is surreally amazing. The volcano is front stage, surrounded by lush vegetation and much wildlife to entertain you. We were only there one night, but saw Toucans, a... More

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I loved this place! We upgraded to the luxury suite, which had an outdoor Jacuzzi, outdoor shower, and huge room! The outdoor shower was such a fun experience! Our balcony had a gorgeous view of the volcano, and we saw amazing birds, frogs, and insects! The hotel is very secluded, and you feel like you're in your own world! Be... More

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Columbia, Maryland
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this resort based on reviews and recommendations from TripAdvisor, and also as a recommendation from a family friend. I was beyond excited for this leg of our trip. I had originally booked La Fortuna as stop #1 on our honeymoon, but was told this resort would be the best on our honeymoon, and to save the best for... More

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Lost-iguana-Resort, Owner at Lost Iguana Resort & Spa, responded to this review

I'm afraid your bad review did not come as a surprise. I am surprised you indicated you booked all nights through the hotel. That is not the case, or you would have paid $550 plus taxes for a suite as all guests who book the pay 2 nights and get the 3rd night free special. We agreed to honor the... More

Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful property with its own large hiking trails. The place is secluded and away from the road, so you feel like you are in the middle of the rainforest, which I liked. The rooms are good sized with balconies. I would recommend the second floor to limit bugs, because you are in a rainforest and there will be bugs. Beautiful... More

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Agoura Hills
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here June 19-22, during rainy season. We chose this place based on the reviews, so let's just sum up the pros and cons quickly. Pros: secluded and quiet, excellent service most of the time, very clean rooms, amazing view of volcano, stunning grounds, great food and drinks, relaxing spa, and close to a TON of activities. Cons: wifi is... More

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San Antonio
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredibly beautiful location with the hotels and villas located spread along the hillside. I would recommend getting a villa instead of 2 rooms if you have a larger group. Hotel was very well run and the rooms were comfortable.....almost felt like a treehouse. They had two larger pools, one that was heated and one not. Very nice, well run facility.... More

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Henderson, Nevada
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22 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Lost Iguana with my husband and 8-year-old daughter for the first part of our Costa Rica vacation. Overall we had a wonderful stay. Arrival and check-in We arrived after the drive from San Jose and was greeted with a refreshing welcome drink. The check-in process was quick and painless and we were quickly whisked away on... More

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Austin, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed 5 nights from May 31 to June 4th. We went off Trip Advisor reviews to make our choice. The property as has been stated before, is isolated and in a mountainous area. The buildings are spread out in various locations around the property. I think we had #26. The Good- The room was amazing. A... More

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Address: 1.5 km North of Arenal dam, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park A2004, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lost Iguana Resort & Spa 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Lost Iguana Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Lost Iguana Resort And Spa
Hotel Lost Iguana
Lost Iguana Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park

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Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #5 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #7 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #11 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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The Lost Iguana Resort is Arenal's newest hotel, offering luxury accommodations in the rain forest The resort's 100 acre property overlooks the world's most active volcano, Arenal Volcano located near La Fortuna, Costa Rica. A premiere, upscale retreat nestled gently in the jungle, the Lost Iguana Resort only offers rooms with large private balconies overlooking the Arenal Volcano and Arenal River Gorge. All rooms are spacious and well appointed with first-class furnishings, artwork and full amenities. ... more   less 
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