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Iguana Crossing

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Galapagos is an enchanting and unique place to visit. Isabella Island is arguably the best of all islands; this hotel combines all that with luxury, at prices that are fairly low (in comparison to European prices). Although it is not a good idea to visit the Galapagos simply to stay in a hotel, this is one that you could easily... More 

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1 Thank Francelph
Mauricio1959, General Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for having preferred and spend your holiday in the Hotel Iguana Crossing as the place to stay in Isabela, your comments commits us to perfect ourselves more, to be better and provide better service We say goodbye to you, but first reiterate our gratitude and esteem. Cheers More 

Montreal
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25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

Spent 3 days on Santa Cruz and 3 on Isabella with my wife. Much preferred the rustic laid back attitude of Isabella with the luxury and service of the Iguana Crossing. We were warmly greeted by Pedro and he and his staff did all to make us feel welcome and at home in both the island and the hotel. From... More 

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Mauricio1959, General Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear guest The reason for this is to greet and thank you again for choosing our hotel during his first visit to Isabela Island in the Galapagos. It is an honor for us to receive flattering words on your part, as this encourages us to continue improving our service We look forward to your visit in a new opportunity, we... More 

Tampa, Florida
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51 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

The hotel is right on the beach and excellent views. The amenities are superb and the service excellent. Hotel staff is friendly and tries to accommodate our needs. My daughter had a jellyfish accident and Pero, the manager went out of his way to ensure she was taken care of. Only wish the showers were not restricted to 8 second... More 

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Mauricio1959, General Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your comments, Iguana Crossing team was glad to hear that made their stay has been unforgettable. It is always a pleasure for us to give good service to our customers and are delighted to have helped in some way for you and your family can enjoy great moments in the Galapagos Islands. We will be... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

So this hotel had amazing location, close romain points of visits. The staff is great very friendly and accommodating the guy who was at the front desk was really nice I can say! I was little disappointed as the breakfast offers where not great at all very small, plus I'm a vegan and there where only couple fruit there. The... More 

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Mauricio1959, General Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear guest To all the staff who make the Hotel Iguana Crossing was a great honor and pleasure to have served and shared with you stay, I hope you never forget those happy moments spent in the hotel. Looking forward to your visit into a new opportunity, Cheers More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

This hotel definitely stands out from the others on the island, a modern clean well presented boutique hotel complete with a swimming pool and sun lounging area. We stayed in two separate rooms during our stay, a top floor room with rear view and a ground floor with ocean view, both great spacious clean air conditioned rooms but obviously the... More 

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Mauricio1959, General Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for having preferred and choosing the Iguana Crossing Hotel as the place to stay in Isabela, your comments commits us to perfect ourselves more and give better service We say goodbye to you, but first reiterate our gratitude and esteem. Cheers More 

Guayaquil, Ecuador
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Not your traditional place for a OFF SITE Worshop. Imagine doing work in this paradisiac place. The rooms, the location, and the service of the employees. All 3 where very good. Theres is only 14 rooms, dont expect too much luxury, it is Galapagos a National Reserve. The rooms are very comfortable (for Galapagos)

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2 Thank JavierECU
Mauricio1959, General Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear guest We were very pleased to know that you had an enjoyable stay at the Isabella Iguana Crossings Hotel. All of us at The Isabella Iguana Crossing Hotel, are dedicated to provide you with the best experience possible and to make your vacation an unforgettable one. Our goal is to treat our guests with the best care possible. Saludos More 

Iowa, United States
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

This is a lovely hotel! Our rooms were comfortable and clean. The service was excellent and it has a comfy bar for hanging out before or after dinner. There is a restaurant in the hotel and the food was very good! This place truly is an iguana crossing. There's a wonderful boardwalk next to the hotel where you can walk... More 

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Mauricio1959, General Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear guest We like to know how we can better serve you in the near future so Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we hope that we can provide you with another excellent experience again very soon. Please come again and bring friends family to enjoy the same experience we have provided you. Our Sincerely thanks for... More 

dallas
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

This is a beautiful hotel and very nice considering the other hotels in the area. Nice beds, beautiful view, quiet, and great service. One of the things you can't imagine about this island is that there are no ATMs and most spots are Cash only!! Very isolated and only a few things to do. I would say 2 days max... More 

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Mauricio1959, General Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your comments and suggestions, our kitchen staff was delighted to hear that you enjoyed the food and hope the next time you visit us you stay longer and the opportunity to try a new selection of dishes for your delight, we are also grateful for your comments and location service. We look forward to your... More 

Dana Point, California
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Very clean, the employees were very attentive and there was a positive flow between them making the stay very relaxing. Also you can't beat the beautiful view and location so close to all the area sites.

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Mauricio1959, General Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear guest For all the people who make the Hotel Iguana Crossing was a great honor and pleasure to have shared with you stay, Thank you for your comments and suggestions Cheers More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We were doing Galapagos on a budget last minute and decided to book 2 nights here. So glad we did! Totally worth the splurge! The hotel is amazing. Fabulous breakfast, including made to order omelets. Fantastic views from the rooms, bar area, pool, and rooftop Jacuzzi. They have DVD players in the room and a collection of DVDs to borrow.... More 

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Mauricio1959, General Manager at Iguana Crossing, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your comments and suggestions, we hope the next time you visit us and stay longer and the opportunity to try a new selection of dishes for your enjoyment. We have a clear commitment to continue improving our services and we will consider your recommendations We look forward to your visit into a new opportunity, we... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Iguana Crossing is Isabela's newest and most innovative hotel. Its minimalist design and superior service offer guests a privileged experience on this scarcely populated island. Iguana Crossing is located in between Isabela's extensive white sand beaches and directly behind a wildlife-filled lagoon. Iguana Crossing offers an oceanfront swimming pool, Jacuzzi, 12 fully equipped rooms and a master suite. ... more   less 

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Address: Av. Antonio Gil, Puerto Villamil 200250, Ecuador
Region: Ecuador > Galapagos Islands > Isabela > Puerto Villamil
Price Range: €181 - €387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Iguana Crossing 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Iguana Crossing Hotel Puerto Villamil
Iguana Crossing Galapagos Islands/Isabela, Ecuador
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Villamil
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Villamil
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“ocean view suite”
 of 5 bubbles honikman, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Sleep with the balcony door open. There is always an amazing ocean breeze and the sound of the waves will put you right to sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles kyram778, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Oceanfront for sure”
 of 5 bubbles MeganM808, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had adjoining rooms 8&9. Would want room 8 again it has the best balcony ever!”
 of 5 bubbles GayeP_12, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the back of the hotel look out to the volcano and the boardwalk walkway and the rooms are quiet. The rooms facing the ocean have doors to open out and you can hear the ocean and get the breezes. They are not as quiet. Request a room on the first floor but every room is great. The hotel is clean, beautifully decorated and is the last place on the main road thru town. You cannot find a better place, location or Staff. ”
 of 5 bubbles EyeShine, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
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