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Emerald Iguana Inn

108 Pauline Dr., End of Blanche St., Ojai, CA 93023
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Ranked #2 of 10 Ojai B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2006
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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The OC
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2007

We were hoping for a romantic get away to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary and were very disappointed !!! We were promised a room with a king size bed and ended up with a queen size bed that wasn't so comfortable. There were kids in the room above us and they kept jumping up and down early in the morning.... More

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Iguanapwr1, Management & Staff at Emerald Iguana Inn, responded to this review

We, at the Emerald Iguana, are certain the writer of this review is mistaken as to where he stayed, as the comments within this reveiw do not describe our property. The Emerald Iguana is an adults-only location, our breakfast is served outdoors, poolside (or can be delivered to your room) and our swimming pool is heated. Additionally, we are located... More

Los Angeles, CA
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2007

It is heartbreaking to say anything negative about this property. It has a gorgeous setting; it's secluded; the landscaping is beautiful and the bungalows are imaginatively designed. The place can easily feel like a second home. But the experience of staying there can be marred if other guests decide to party or make a lot of noise, which happened during... More

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Iguanapwr1, Owner/Manager at Emerald Iguana Inn, responded to this review

We heard, and understood, the complaints received by our valued guests who experienced a few unfortunate weekends where larger groups were in-house and disrupted the over-all tranquility of our property. In response, we have initiated a strict group-booking policy that requires groups to do a full property buy-out if they wish to rent more than a few rooms for their... More

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3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2006

This is a beautiful place to come and relax with a great pool and jacuzzi in stunning gardens. The little unique chalets were just gorgeous and I have no complaints about the Emerald Iguana at all. The perfect retreat. Just a 1 minute drive into town, In Ojai itself there was not much to do at all. Yes, half a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2006

I was getting a little nervous about my upcoming stay at the Emerald Iguana as there were no current postings for this place at Tripadvisor - the most recent was a year old. I was celebrating my 50th birthday with my brother and we had the two bedroom LillyPad cottage. It's no big deal, but I thought these would be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2005

The Emerald Iguana is a real treasure. One of those unique special places that you always hope to fine, but often don't, when arriving in a new city. Secluded and tucked away, yet close to town. Lush beautiful landscaping, georgious unique rooms, nice people. A real getaway. I would recommend it to anyone who just wants to get away from... More

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2005

We stayed in the Frog Cottage for two nights for our First Anniversary. The room was lovely and so thoughtfully decorated, we especially enjoyed the Jacuzzi tub. The pool and spa area were relaxing and quiet. Everyone was extremely friendly. We booked a package that included in-room massages and meals in nearby restaurants - which were all wonderful. All in... More

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pasadena, ca
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7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2005

what a relaxing place! each cabin has its own flair. quiet. continental breakfast in the morning. it's in a residential area, but you can walk down to the main street of restaurants and bars fairly easily. free wifi!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2004

The Emerald Iguana is a wonderful place for a quiet weekend. With a no children policy, wonderful unique cottages, and a relaxing vibe, it is my favorite spot in the Valley. Each cottage is unique, the architecture and design is spot-on, it feels very special to stay there. It's not very far to walk to town, you can book an... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2003

I chose the Emerald Iguana from it's website for a long wekend getaway in May 2002 I had never been there before and I was so happy that my stay was above and beyond what I expected. Outstanding rooms, love the Italian style tile floors, in room coffee makers, the French doors to my enclosed patio from the bedroom, nearby... More

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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2003

Beautiful property with lush gardens, pool and hot tub. The cottages are fantastic, some with private outdoor patios and balconies. Fully equipped kitchens for those who like to cook. We prefer to dine out and there are several delicious options nearby. A relaxing retreat....highest recommendation.

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Address: 108 Pauline Dr., End of Blanche St., Ojai, CA 93023
Location: United States > California > Ojai
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