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Casa Iguana Mar y Sol

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Barrio Playa de Oro, Ecuador
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sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we travelled to San Cristobel we were enjoying our 20 year wedding anniversary holiday and so kindly we were offered the 'honeymoon suite' at Casa Iguana Mar y Sol and it was stunning! This accomodation is in a great location with wonderful views ( the sunsets are brilliant) and on the top floor there is a whole roof terrace... More 

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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We took the speed boat from Puerto Ayora to Isabela to explorer by our own. We decided to stay at Casa Iguana, this hostal is so nice and clean, staff is friendly. The best place to stay in Isabela .!

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San Diego, California
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We flew into San Cristobol before picking up our boat on Santa Cruz Island and our experience with the hosts, our room, the location, our entire stay was perfect! We were treated like family members--a terrace-top beer at sunset,offering to carry my extra city-clothes stateside on their next trip, loaning me a book to return after my trip, inviting us... More 

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Thank Jan M
spiralstaircase, Owner at Casa Iguana Mar y Sol, responded to this review

Dear J., The book you borrowed arrived safely at my daughter's house. Your extra clothes are packed in my return suitcase and I will send it on to you once in the US again. It was a delight to have you in our home in Galapagos. It is always a special pleasure to discuss politics/environment/nature, and of course our wonderful... More 

Santa Cruz, California
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Casa Iguana delivers 101% service; a beautiful hotel inside and out with fantastic views and a superb location.The custom designed & built hotel is a green establishment, super clean and very comfortable. Patricia is the quintessential host who goes the extra length for her guests and she is knowledgable and fun,too. Luis cooks up a tasty breakfast and is always... More 

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spiralstaircase, Owner at Casa Iguana Mar y Sol, responded to this review

Dear S., Thank you very much for the lovely review of our small but special property. I will not soon forget your REAL and honest smile and laugh. Your spectacular ability to transmit fun and happiness made me feel like I was being cared for by you, instead of the other way around. Your clients are obviously so well taken... More 

Reno, Nevada, United States
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

My husband and I took this trip in January and this was a trip to remember forever. My husband planned this trip for my Birthday. Our host Luis was amazing and the accommodations could not be better. We missed meeting the owner Patricia but we were able to communicate with our translator device. This quaint property is above and beyond... More 

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spiralstaircase, Owner at Casa Iguana Mar y Sol, responded to this review

Dear CT, Thank you so very much for the nice review. Every one is so valuable to us as a small property, because we do not solicit reviews and we do not participate as you know in anonymous ".com" bookings. I, as the English speaker in the house am back in San Cristobal. I always visit my family including grandchildren... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

We have just enjoyed a wonderful one week stay here from 14 - 21 February 2016. We stayed in the Flamingo Suite. During our stay Luis looked after us so beautifully. Nothing was too much trouble. He cooked us a wonderful breakfast every morning with as many cups of his own delicious organic coffee as we wanted. We asked if... More 

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Thank 4Christine
spiralstaircase, Owner at Casa Iguana Mar y Sol, responded to this review

Hi Brits, Though I am older than you, " I WANT TO BE LIKE YOU WHEN I GROW UP !" It was a wonderful pleasure to have world travelers of your good humour in our humble property. Thank you for the extra kind words of praise. We did not "lose" your reservation in a dot.com booking error because we do... More 

Tobago
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

We spent 2 great nights at Casa Iguana, looking out from the rooftop lounge during the evenings, and walking to the nearby cafes and beaches. Luis cooked us breakfast; washed our clothes; helped us arrange a day tour; and even after we had checked out, he came biking down to the docks with a charger that we had forgotten in... More 

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spiralstaircase, Owner at Casa Iguana Mar y Sol, responded to this review

Dear Camille, Thank you very much for the nice review. We do not "ask" for reviews, and therefore every one is precious and completely voluntary. As is usually the case, Luis reported to me that you were fun guests to have at our property. I (the English speaker) will be there on the island next week, for several months. I... More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

We loved our stay at Casa Iguana Mar y Sol! The owner Luis and his sister were wonderful. They made us an amazing breakfast every morning and made sure we had everything we needed to make our stay more comfortable. The house is absolutely stunning with amazing views. It is also in a great and quiet location. I highly recommend... More 

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spiralstaircase, Owner at Casa Iguana Mar y Sol, responded to this review

Dear Tanja and D., Thank you so very much for your kind words. Also thank you for expending the extra effort to search us out and contact me to make and fine - tune your reservation. Luis reported to me that you two were delightful and fun guests to have. I was in the US visiting my grandson. The majority... More 

New York City, New York
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for just two nights - but we loved every moment. Luis was so accommodating, not to mention cooked us a delicious breakfast each day served with coffee made from beans roasted on site. There is no greater smell than freshly roasted coffee beans! We had a view of the ocean from our room and loved all the... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

We loved staying here. American ex-pat Patricia and Ecuadorian Luis know how to run a lovely B and B. The rooms are beautifully appointed with furniture made by Luis. Patricia ' s hand is son everywhere in the beautiful design of the Casa. Seeing a sunset from the room or the winding staircase is breath taking. Breakfast is cooked by... More 

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Additional Information about Casa Iguana Mar y Sol

Address: Barrio Playa de Oro, Ecuador
Location: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > San Cristobal
Number of rooms: 5
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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