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Hotel Description

4-star beach hotel near Nosara Beach

Seaside stay

Within a 15-minute walk of the hotel, you'll find Nosara Beach and Playa Pelada. Nosara Wildlife Rescue and Garza Beach are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Renovated in 2018

A full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, laundry service, and airport shuttle. Enjoy the fitness center and free perks like continental breakfast and free self parking.

Free Internet, luxe linens

The 29 soundproofed guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as minibars. Other amenities include room service, Frette Italian sheets, and rainfall showerheads.

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$170* Per night/room Oct 4 - Oct 5

PREMIUM 1 KING BED

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Surf Suite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Standard Handicap

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

PREMIUM PLUS 1 KING BED

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

PREMIUM PLUS 2 QUEEN BEDS

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

About the The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel

Location Playa Guiones, Nosara,

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 21 2021 to September 30 2021 (dates subject to change):

  • Swimming pool

The property will be renovating from September 21 2021 to September 30 2021 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Dining venue
  • Swimming pool

During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

The following facilities are closed on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday:

  • Restaurant

Property Features

The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. A children's pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. Free self parking is available. A complete renovation of The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel was completed in March 2018. This 4-star Nosara hotel is smoke free.

  • 29 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 85 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2018
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

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

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel offers 29 accommodations with minibars and safes. 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.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Coffee maker
  • Frette Italian linens
  • Shower
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • International calls (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 6 AM to 10 AM.

The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Late night fare is available from room service (during limited hours).

Nearby Activities

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
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • 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

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 49.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 20.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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

This property accepts Visa and Mastercard; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

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 may be 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.

This property accepts Visa and Mastercard. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: USD 100
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: USD 50 (from 6 to 12 years old)

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the 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 49.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.