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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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Franklin
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2008

Maritza in Reservations did a great job with our reservation. Front desk staff was really nice and made great suggestions. The staff uniforms were REALLY nice. The only experience that I was not excited about was the restaurant. The staff needs improvement. Service was VERY slow. Our overall experience was soooooo great I couldn't take points off for the restaurant.

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McKinney, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2008

Our stay at the Lost Iguana was very last minute but definitely worth it! We had only planned a day trip to Arenal, but realized we wanted more time while staying on the coast. We went online to find a place to stay and called to make a reservation - then off we went! We had an incredible first floor... More 

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Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2008

My husband and I spent three nights here in May. It was the rainy season and the resort was quiet, but the afternoon rains never interfered with our plans. The clouds cleared off in the evening and gave us great views of the volcano. The volcano was very active. At night, we would sit in the whirlpool tub on our... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2008

The views from our room at Lost Iguana were the best we had anywhere in Costa Rica. Loved the rocking chairs, all the birds in the trees, and the towel "animals" that were on our beds each day. We saw lots of wildlife on the property, including a tayer (sp?) that we didn't see anyplace else in Costa Rica. We... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2008

Absolutely wonderful! From check-in to check-out, my husband and I had a beautifully romantic stay at Lost Iguana. The room was exquisite and the view simply amazing. Even a five inch hissing cockroach in our bathroom didn't interrupt our fabulous time! After hiking each day, it was nice to come back to a clean, cozy hotel room, sit in a... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2008

My hubby and I spent two nights in a Standard Deluxe room for our honeymoon. There was so much to love about this resort. First of all, the property is amazingly beautiful. Lush green plants and colorful flowers are everywhere. The plant life swallows the manmade structures and really makes you feel secluded (and safe) inside the jungle. We had... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2008

We stayed at the Lost Iguana from June 27th-July 1st 2008 and really enjoyed our stay there. It is a little ways away from La Fortuna, the closest town, so I highly recommend having a rental car. We didnt mind having one because we drove from the Arenal area on to Manuel Antonio after we stayed here. You can also... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2008

After much consideration, we finally settled upon staying at the Lost Iguana for our recent visit to Arenal and now have sore arms from patting ourselves on the backs based on that decision. We were a little anxious because some reports mentioned lousy service and a marginally acceptable breakfast at the restaurant, both of which have either been rectified or... More 

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nyc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2008

Overall, great place for family, couples. Restaurant leaves you wanting so best to rent a car and travel to different places in the eve but overall, great place!!! -- I also stayed at Mawamba Lodge in Toruguero Natl Park.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2008

My biggest complaint about this hotel is the rooms. I stayed in a standard deluxe, which might have been the problem, and we were bombarded with bugs. Yes, this is the rainforest, but that doesn't mean you should have the rainforest IN the room. Along with the huge bugs in the room everywhere, it was just a dingy musky smelling... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lost Iguana Resort & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 41
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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
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#6 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#8 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#12 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos

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