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Seattle, WA
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here 2 nights at the end of September and would return to the Emerald Iguana in a heartbeat. Located at the edge of a quiet residential area, we enjoyed pleasant walks through the neighborhood to the main part of town. It was very warm when we were there, but the Inn is so shaded and quiet that the...

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Beverly Hills, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This Thanksgiving was my third visit to the Emerald Iguana. As always it is a beautiful, tranquil experience with excellent service. It is tucked away on a residential street for ultimate privacy yet so close to all Ojai has to offer - a hidden gem.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I just enjoyed two amazing nights at the Emerald Iguana Inn. This place really exceeded our expectations -- it was so beautiful during the day and the night (with twinkle lights!). The Feather Room was exactly what we needed: comfy king bed, spacious bathroom with two sinks and a great shower, adorable patio, cozy fireplace with arm...

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Thank AshleyKerbel
Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up in Ojai and visit family often. I have stayed at the sister property, The Blue Iguana, several times but this was my first time at the Emerald Iguana. There is no other hotel that can give you the authentic Ojai experience like the Emerald Iguana. It is exactly like living in Ojai might be if someone cleaned...

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Hermosa Beach, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

My GF and I have stayed at the Iguana properties at least 4 times now...They are always so accommodating. Amazing staff. Lovely suites that come with everything you might need. They are also walking distance to the main street. We will be back over and over.

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Thank RedbaronFilms
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nestled right in the heart of Ojai, the Emerald Iguana is Ojai's jewel for sophisticated travelers. Seriously! Surrounded by mature trees, it's got Marc Whitman's signature quickly designs, coupled with upscale furniture, in fully en-suite rooms (many with balconies) which evoke the feel of a calm, spiritual retreat. NO KIDS OR PETS allowed.

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South Bend, Indiana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful property, serene, tranquil, magical! We used to live in Ojai and I'd walk past this property often. Every time I walked by I told myself if we ever came back to visit we'd stay there. We finally had the chance this past weekend. We stayed in the Feather Room. It was beautiful. The front office girl was very nice...

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IguanaInnsofOjai, Manager at Emerald Iguana Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Nichole! The Feather is a one of a kind accommodation - we're so glad you enjoyed it's custom tiled fireplace and private patio. You must have slept so well due to our Nova-Form Mattress Toppers we have in every room. We appreciate your recommendation and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in the treehouse during our stay. The hotel is located very close to downtown restaurants and activities. The hotel grounds are beautiful! Very quiet and peaceful stay. The room was clean and very comfortable. Staff is very friendly and helpful.

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San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed October 24, 2016

The Emerald Iguana Inn is a quiet, elegant, beautiful facility with clever, thoughful architecture everywhere. The rooms and beds were perfect for our romantic get away. The location is perfect if you want to explore Ojai's hiking trails and neighborhoods. It is not a golf resort, but we weren't interested in golf or tennis so it worked for us. We'd...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Absolutely great place to relax, recharge your batteries and enjoy time away from home. We came to celebrate our Anniversary and were nicely surprised with nice gift from the staff. One thing that I would point out that needs improvement, is the cleanliness of pool towels and robes. We have stayed at both Blue and Emerald Iguanas and Blue has...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Emerald Iguana Inn is Ojai's most beautiful boutique hotel. This lovely, romantic boutique Inn offers luxury accommodations in a serene setting just a few minutes walk from the scenic downtown Ojai. Luxuriously decorated rooms, suites and cottages surround a crystaline pool & spa. Many offer whirlpool or clawfoot bathtubs, fireplaces or private balconies. Daily continental breakfast. Wine & cheese reception offered Spring & Summer weekends. In-room spa services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Emerald Iguana Inn

Address: 108 Pauline St, End of Blanche St., Ojai, CA 93023-1815
Location: United States > California > Ojai
Price Range: $217 - $396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Each space is unique. Most have full kitchens - more like bungalows. All are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Jayel210, 5 days ago | Read review
“Most of the rooms are part of a cottage set up. Some are standalone cottages, some share an entry porch.”
 of 5 bubbles MichelleTang408, 1 week ago | Read review
“Check out the rooms on their website to pick the one that's right for you. They are NOT all the same.”
 of 5 bubbles lalew2014, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“The Feather room was less expensive than other rooms but had a great patio.”
 of 5 bubbles brainlessn, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“Best location”
 of 5 bubbles Rosiakczek, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
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