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Casa Iguana Mar y Sol

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Alberta
Reviewed June 11, 2013

We had a wonderful three day stay at this beautiful “home away from home”. It provided the perfect base from which we could get oriented and explore the town of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno (“PBM”) and the San Cristobal area, prior to our land-based Galapagos tour commencing. Designed by Patricia and constructed by craftsman Luis, Casa Iguana is a work of...

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Reston, Virginia
Reviewed June 8, 2013

My wife and I made a quick trip to Ecuador and wanted to spend a few days in the Galapagos Islands before heading to Panama to visit family. After doing a lot of research we decided to stay at Casa Iguana Mar Y Sol based upon the great TripAdvisor reviews. I booked the reservation with Patricia and as we were...

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Pittsburgh, PA
Reviewed April 22, 2013

We stayed one night at the Casa Iguana Mar y Sol prior to a 7-night cruise, but regretted not staying at least a couple nights more. After our $1 taxi ride from the airport (gratuities added in for the bags, of course :) we were met at the front gate by Luis, the owner. Luis doesn't speak much English, but...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

On our tour of the galapagos, Casa iguana mar y sol stood out as the nicest place we stayed. The location was fantastic, a 3 minute walk along the waterfront to the ferry wharf. The rooms were cool, quiet and comfortable with perfect a/c and a roof fan for the cooler nights. Breakfast was substantial and entertaining with the delightful...

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Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

Luis was an amazing host from the second our taxi rolled around to dump our bags mud tour until the second we left. We only wish we had longer to stay here & enjoy Luis welcoming smile & the best breakfast since we left Sydney! The room was the best we've had from the comfy bed to the exquisitly handcrafted...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed February 24, 2013

We spent 3 nights at the Casa Iguana and liked it more and more the longer we stayed. Luis and Patricia the owners, were very accommodating and super-friendly. Patricia baked a cake and gave us some afternoon tea and even offered to wash some clothes for us, so nice! We had the smallest room (I think) but it was spacious,...

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

We value so much our guests who travel from so far at great expense to visit our island. When our guests are out of their room for an adventure, we tidy the beds and clean the bathrooms., Sometimes this is in the afternoon. Being good stewards of the scant water supply on our desert island, we have long adopted the...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed January 14, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Casa Iguana Mar Y Sol for one night. When we arrived we were met by our gracious hosts, Luis and Patricia. The main salon was well appointed and very clean, as was the room we stayed in. Overall the facilites were at higher than typical standards for the area. The room we had...

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St. George, Utah
Reviewed January 12, 2013

On our Dec 2012 to the Galapagos, we were able to book a night at the Casa Iguana before meeting our ship for our week long cruise. The owners were working in the yard the evening we arrived and really made us feel welcome. Luis and Patricia showed us around their beautiful Casa (designed and built by Luis). We stayed...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed January 11, 2013

May be the nicest hotel in town! In the absence of a 5 star and 4 star hotel, this is a welcome surprise filled with love and hospitality that made us feel right at home. It's not just a hotel but a home and a labor of love and we are glad we stayed here. Rooms were clean, breakfast was...

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Kamloops
Reviewed December 23, 2012

We had a terrific stay at the Casa Iguana Mar Y Sol. Quite possibly the cleanest place we have ever stayed in all of our travels. Pride of ownership really shows here. Luis and Patricia built this B&B from the ground up and the workmanship is very impressive. I should also mention the breakfast that Luis cooks were fabulous and...

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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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