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Lost Iguana Resort & Spa

3.5 of 5 1.5 km North of Arenal dam, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park A2004, Costa Rica
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Atlanta
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30 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2009

I spent my birthday at the hotel. Upon check-in things appeared great. Upon arrival at the room it was fantastic. The view was just perfect, unfortunately due to lots of clouds I was not able to see the lava but the view was set for it. I made dinner reservations and a trip for the next morning at 8. Upon... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2009

My husband and I stayed at the Lost Iguana from March 7- March 10, 2009. We flew into San Jose and used the driver recommended by the Iguana to get from the airport to the resort. After shopping around, he was one of the better prices, and it was a private transfer. Unfortunately for us, it rained the entire time... More

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Vancouver
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2009

We stayed here for one night based on reviews from Trip Advisor. It was okay... but definitely not worth the price! The included breakfast was in particular quite terrible. After staying at the Lost Iguana, we moved on to the Arenal Observatory lodge -- much more beautiful grounds, far better maintained trails (the ones here are pretty bad), much better... More

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florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2009

My Husband and I stayed at The Lost Iguana the first week of February, 2009. The weather was very rainy but the resort was great! Michael the bartender at the swim up bar took good care of us rain or shine! The water in the hot pool was not very hot one night but the staff took care of it... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2009

We turned up at the start of season and stayed in one of the celebrity villas, for 4 nights. I would have been happy to leave after one! The villa obviously had not been slept in for some time (or cleaned). I appreciate that it's a jungle out there, but I didn't really appreciate the nest of roaches under the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2009

We stayed at the Lost Iguana from Jan 28 to Jan 30. Checkin was smooth and easy. The staff very friendly. The room was set up to take full advantage of the tropical climate. We never used the air conditioning. We were on the ground floor. Which gave us an open air shower with tropical plants growing on the rock... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2009

Personally speaking, I found the Lost Iguana Resort to be the best resort I have ever found. I have traveled extensively and have really found a place where I felt totally relaxed, cared for, and pampered, while being adventurous at the same time. The entire staff was courteous, knowledgeable and just fun people. Outside the open air restaurant there is... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2009

The Lost Iguana is very secluded and private with stunning views of the volcano. We had a luxury suite (room 6) which featured a huge bedroom, a bar area, a large covered porch with a hot tub, and a tremendous bathroom. The bed was extremely comfortable; pillows not so much. It was quite cool, so we wore shorts and sweatshirts... More

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2009

My husband and I stayed here 3 nights in November and had an amazing time. We had an upstairs room with a hot tub on the balcony and the most amazing view. It's as if you are looking out on the dawn of time, where everything is so pristine- vibrant colors, humingbirds flitting by- wow! We were welcomed into our... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2009

This review is very late in the coming, but the quality of my stay has stuck with me, so I wanted to contribute my thoughts. My husband and I were married here in October of 2005. The location was beautiful, the rooms spacious and well appointed (including outdoor bathtub with volcano views) and the staff was wonderful. We will be... 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*
Number of rooms: 41
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Also Known As:
Lost Iguana Resort And Spa
Lost Iguana Hotel La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Lost Iguana
Lost Iguana Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park

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