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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed August 7, 2012

We really enjoyed 3 full days and 4 nights at Lost Iguana! Great place, beautiful grounds, friendly staff! We would highly recommend it! Our only downer was the pool was undergoing repair while we were there and so it was off limits - the small swim up pool was available though. We would definately stay again!

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Winter Haven, Florida
Reviewed August 7, 2012

Stayed here from 7/28 thru 8/30/12 with wife and 2 sons. Nice grounds, hot tubs nice and warm, cold pool, cold. Maze on property was fun but could use some help. Trails on property also fun but don't go near dusk it gets dark fast.Views of Arenal Volcano are great on a clear day. However, we went there to stay...

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Palo Alto, California
Reviewed August 2, 2012

My daughter and I spent three days in the Arenal area for our first time in Costa Rica and had a lovely stay and the Lost Iguana. It is truly a relaxing retreat right in the middle of the rainforest. The staff could not have been nicer. They were patient as we practiced our Spanish and arranged all of our...

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charlotte, nc
Reviewed August 1, 2012

We drove from San Jose to Lost Iguana. It was a fun adventure as the roads are very curved, but we came to costa rica to see the natural beauty and for adventure, and that fit the bill for both. The hotel is outside of town, a rental car is needed if you wanted to leave often. We had a...

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Morris Plains, New Jersey
Reviewed August 1, 2012

This is where you want to stay in La Fortuna if you want to really feel like you are visiting Costa Rica! Small Boutique Feeling - where you become a familiar face to the friendly staff and they become friends! The landscaping is beautiful / the layout of the hotel lends itselt to feeling like you are in the jungle...

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
Reviewed July 30, 2012

We started off our Costa Rica trip driving right from San Juan to the Lost Iguana. While it is one of the most remote hotels in the area, it was well worth the drive! This resort is a beautiful paradise. It is a bit of a hike up to the rooms, but staff is available to drive you there in...

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Cleveland, Mississippi
Reviewed July 30, 2012

We recently spent four nights here at the resort. It was very serene and relaxing. It was remote, but that was one of the perks. The service was impeccable, the food was very delicious, the spa was wonderful. We really enjoyed sitting on our private balcony early in the morning, listening to the birds. We did have some really great...

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MA
Reviewed July 30, 2012

Hi - we just got back from 4 nights at Lost Iguana. It was a nice resort but not great. The setting is very pretty in the jungle. However, it is also about 20 minutes past La Fortuna, which was quite a bit when you were traveling back and forth once or twice daily for excursions and dinners in the...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed July 29, 2012

Took a private shuttle from San Juan, very long and windy drive, This place is very remote! We Stayed in room 35, great room with outdoor rock shower and jacuzzi and great view of the volcano in the morning, but it was usually covered by clouds. We were unaware until we got there that the volcano has been dormant for...

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gogreenCR, Owner at Lost Iguana Resort & Spa, responded to this review

I am sorry that you were not happy with your stay. I do agree there were lots of improvements needed when you were there. We are now closing a building at a time and replacing roofs and old wood. Railings have been fixed and all the wood will be replaced this year with recycled materials that simulate wood, but will...

Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed July 26, 2012

We drove in from Liberia for four nights here before hitting up Tamerindo for a few nights. I wish we would have done it the other way around because this is the sort of paradise you want to end a trip on. After our three hour drive from the airport (Great drive! DO NOT get a car service. The roads...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lost Iguana Resort is Arenal's newest hotel, offering luxury accommodations in the rain forest The resort's 100 acre property overlooks the world's most active volcano, Arenal Volcano located near La Fortuna, Costa Rica. A premiere, upscale retreat nestled gently in the jungle, the Lost Iguana Resort only offers rooms with large private balconies overlooking the Arenal Volcano and Arenal River Gorge. All rooms are spacious and well appointed with first-class furnishings, artwork and full amenities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lost Iguana Resort & Spa

Address: 1.5 km North of Arenal dam, Arenal Volcano National Park A2004, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park
Price Range: $189 - $321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Arenal Volcano National Park
#9 Family Hotel in Arenal Volcano National Park
#10 Romantic Hotel in Arenal Volcano National Park
#10 Spa Hotel in Arenal Volcano National Park
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“Choose a room on the higher floor”
 of 5 bubbles 123sub, yesterday | Read review
“All the rooms have a view of the volcano.”
 of 5 bubbles ShekinahG, 1 week ago | Read review
“Buildings are two story, but on lower floor we were distracted by footfalls in the room above us.”
 of 5 bubbles Ida257, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Definitely go for the luxury suite with balcony, fabulous room with amazing views!”
 of 5 bubbles Car0lcat, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All the rooms offer great views, but we prefer the second floor rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 5VacationLuvR7, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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