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Omaha, Nebraska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

As with everywhere we went in Costa Rica, the workers were awesome. The hotel was ok, just not for us. If you like camping and things of that nature you'd probably love it. We just didn't enjoy the bugs and stuff like that. The hotel itself is in the middle of a touristy area, however you really feel all alone... More 

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

I am so sorry to hear you were not happy staying at The Lost Iguana. I have not had anyone compare their stay to camping before and regret you would have preferred to be at another hotel. Our staff wants everyone to know we are the best hotel in town, and since you do not feel that way I would... More 

Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

The resort is beautiful. The rooms are fantastic. The food is very good. The staff is extremely friendly. I have nothing but good things to say about my stay at the Lost Iguana! It is a prefect setting for a relaxing getaway! Easy access to hiking near the volcano. Very close to the hanging bridges hiking trail. Also had fun... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

We stayed here for 2 nights over Christmas Eve and Day. The grounds are lovely and well maintained. The hotel is a bit out of the way from La Fortuna (though it is right at the base for the Arenal Hanging Bridges), but it makes it more pleasant and quiet. The rooms are average, not particularly spacious or luxurious. We... More 

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

I'm sorry you were not delighted with your stay. The staff of the Lost Iguana wants everyone to feel like they have chosen the best hotel in Arenal., Since you don't, we would like to offer you a refund. Please contact Maritza in reservations. More 

Houston, Texas, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2011

My husband and I loved staying at the Lost Iguana. The rooms were right in the middle of the rainforest and beautifully appointed. The restaurant had great food. The service at the front desk and at the restaurant was superb. Beautiful views. We definitely want to go back to visit. We also used the spa and the massages were fantastic!!... More 

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Windsor, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

It's the Best (Room/People and Location), and I've been down there eight times. Love it

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Mountain View, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

This was a nice place in a beautiful location, but it was our least favorite in Costa Rica. It was nice, but just not as remarkable as the others. The view of Arenal was great (although it was cloudy most of the time we were there). I liked being walking distance to the Hanging bridges, which were great. The rooms... More 

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

I am sorry that you visited during a cold, rainy time. It is true that Dec and January can drop to the 60s and with rain it does seem chilly. There are several options at the hotel designed to let guests enjoy their stay if they come during a chilly period. The resort has two pools, the top is a... More 

California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

We just got back from CR and the Lost Iguana was one of the hotels we stayed at. We were looking for a hotel that was tropical feeling and this one fit the bill. The grounds were lush and beautiful. Great volcano view from our room. Restaurant was very good, but we did venture out a bit to eat elsewhere... More 

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Komoka Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

Lost Iguana Resort and Spa was just what we wanted. It was isolated. Very quiet and the grounds is fantastic with all the vegetation. Our Junior Suite was #20 on the top floor located on the corner of the building. Great view of the volcano. This resort is a very romantic place. The service that we got was immeasurable, from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011

I visited the Lost Iguana with my girlfriend and we found it a perfect spot for privacy and adventure. The Hanging bridges were just up the road and Tabacon Hot Springs and Zip Line just minutes away. When not out on adventure we loved our room with the volcano view and the walks on the grounds of the hotel. The... More 

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Santa Rosa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011

i haven't been to the lost Iguana for a few years and I loved it then and after having gone back I loved it even more. The spa, which wasn't quite finished when Is fantastic. Even though in Costa Rica the Balinese decor was beautiful and the treatment matched any I ever had in Bali. I loved also wi fi... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Dry Cleaning
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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: $148 - $275 (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 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:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Arenal Volcano National Park
#9 Spa Hotel in Arenal Volcano National Park
#9 Family Hotel in Arenal Volcano National Park
#10 Romantic Hotel in Arenal Volcano National Park
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