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Standard Double Room
377 square feet
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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PREMIUM 2 QUEEN BEDS
559 square feet
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Standard Handicap
376 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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PREMIUM PLUS 2 QUEEN BEDS
602 square feet
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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PREMIUM PLUS 1 KING BED
602 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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PREMIUM 1 KING BED
602 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Surf Suite
87 square feet
1 Queen Bed and 4 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 6 guests
(up to 5 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
3-star hotel near the beach

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Outdoor pool

Location

Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Nosara Beach and Playa Pelada. Nosara Wildlife Rescue and Garza Beach are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

At The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel, spend the day relaxing on the nearby beach or pampering yourself at the hotel's full-service spa.

Room Amenities

All 29 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and minibars. Guests will also find balconies or patios, Frette Italian sheets, and rainfall showerheads.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel

Playa Guiones, Nosara, Guanacaste

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning as well as a complimentary manager's reception. A computer station is located on site and wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This beach hotel also offers a children's pool, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff. For a surcharge, the property provides a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle. Complimentary self parking is available on site. A total renovation of this property was completed in March 2018.

The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Free breakfast
  • Conference space
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Meeting rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Year Built - 2018
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Free wired Internet
  • Outdoor pool
  • Computer station
  • Smoke-free property
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Children's pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 85
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free reception
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference center
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Reception hall
  • Beach towels
  • Total number of rooms - 29
  • Television in common areas
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Wedding services
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Fireplace in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel offers 29 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Beds feature Frette Italian sheets and premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads and hydromassage showerheads, slippers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; local and international calls are complimentary (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Frette Italian sheets
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Free international calls
  • Balcony or patio
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Shower only
  • Electric kettle

Where to Eat

A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning between 6 AM and 10 AM. A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Ecotours on site
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

The onsite spa has 2 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include facials, body wraps, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

The spa is open daily.

  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Reflexology
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 20.0 per night.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Debit cards not accepted

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 150.00 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 20.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel Nosara
  • Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel
  • Gilded Iguana Surf Nosara
  • Gilded Iguana Surf
  • The Gilded Iguana Surf
  • The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel Hotel
  • The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel Nosara
  • The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel Hotel Nosara

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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