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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you are a casual tourist, doing business in St. Thomas or just passing through on your way to going (or coming back from) sailing in Tortola, BVI, you should consider staying at the Green Iguana Hotel in St. Thomas, USVI. This unique property is situated up on Blackbeards Hill - just a short walk from the Famous 99 steps...

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

Kevin, While our meeting wasn't under the best of circumstances, we are happy to have met you and your wife, and your children on a return trip! Thank you for the wonderful posts on our Facebook page! No matter HOW you travel through St. Thomas, or come to stay for your entire vacation, we will love to help Guests make...

York PA, United States
INNKEEPER’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 20 January 2017

If you want to stay in St Thomas for a night or a week and don't want to spend exorbitant resort prices, The Green Iguana is the perfect hotel. It is small, with a dozen rooms or less but John and Gwen, the managers, live on site and take a warm, personal interest in your stay, not only your room...

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind remarks! We have 9 Rooms of varying sizes to fit just about any traveler or traveling family. From rooms comfortable for 1 or 2, to family of 4 and 5, we will help you choose the best room for you! We often participate in our Department of Tourism's promotions and that's where your certificates came...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well my husband and I just came home from our second stay at the Green Iguana and I can honestly say that I would not want to stay anywhere else on the island than here! Hosts John and Gwen are like family from the very first time you meet them. The hotel is clean and homey and so close to...

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

It was only your second stay with us? We are sure it won't be the last! Return Guests are our biggest compliment! And it does make you feel like it's your "home away from home" when you are in familiar surroundings! We felt the same way when we started our Caribbean Adventure nearly 16 years ago! The owners of The...

Westminster, Maryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spacious and comfortable room. Very reasonable price. On a hill overlooking Charlotte Amalie. Recommend taxi for going back up if you aren't in the best shape. Only about $8. The owners, John and Gwen, couldn't do enough for my brother and me. They even posted a birthday greeting on our door.

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

We must admit, we have not has such fun loving twins like you two! Going DOWN the Historic 99 Steps is easy for most, but as you mentioned, a taxi from Town is easy to find and the fare is just right for a short ride. Perhaps you will be back to celebrate another birthday soon! We will be happy...

Wakefield, Rhode Island
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We were looking for a place to stay our first and last night on St Thomas. The Green Iguana was a great find and exactly what we were looking for! John and Gwen are wonderful hosts. They were extremely helpful in arranging a taxi to pick us up and take us to/from the airport and to the ferry dock. We...

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

We have many Guests who "bookend" their stay with us, just as you did! The "vacation to get ready for the vacation" after a long day of travel, and the "vacation after the vacation" to prepare for the travel day back to home. Jorja and Elroy, the tortoises, love John! I can't imagine why! Were you in the gardens early...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I live on St. Croix, and booked this hotel for my mom and aunt who came down to spend Christmas with family on St. Thomas (I personally did not stay at the hotel, but stayed with family). When making the booking by phone, the woman I spoke with was very friendly and helpful, and this was an indication of the...

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

We have a lot of Guests visiting family and friends throughout the Islands! We were happy to have your Mom and Aunt stay with us! Now you know where we are, come over from St. Croix for a getaway anytime, and feel free to use The Green Iguana Hotel as your "extra bedroom" when family and friends visit!

San Juan
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I come here every time I have business in St Thomas USVI to attend to and so does everyone on my team. Gwen and John are incredible humans, managers and all around nice people. They care about you and how your stay is and they make it their business to accommodate you. They are also quite humorous!!! Kudos to them...

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Leslie! We love that you found us and use us for your business trips to St. Thomas! John loved your History and Food Tour of Charlotte Amalie! Keep in touch of your tour schedules so we may pass that information along to our Guests!

Boonville, New York
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 5 days at the end of November. We won this trip on a travel auction and couldn't have been happier! Gwen and John were very welcoming, knowledgeable and helpful, the bed was very comfortable and the view of the harbor was amazing. This picture was taken on our balcony where we spent lots of time drinking...

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

We are proud to help an organization such as PBS TV and Radio during their yearly fundraisers! We are happy the station in New York made us look good enough for you to bid on us. Thank you for your generous contribution. We are happy you found the hotel to be everything advertised and hope you won't wait for the...

Reviewed 6 January 2017

Just stayed with hosts Gwen and John who made our visit to the Islands truly memorable. This hotel has a great bay view and is set among lush vegetation. Plenty of iguanas, humming birds and beautiful flowers. The rooms are spotlessly clean and the linens smell fresh and soft. This couple knows St Thomas so very well and are generous...

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so very much! We are well aware of how clean the charter boats must be and for a Captain and First Mate give us such a rave review, it just mean so much more! Remember to let us know if we can host your Guests before or after (or both) sailing anytime! We loved our chats and would...

Nashville, TN
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Wife and I were looking for something non chain for stay in St Thomas. Found this highly rated on TripAdvisor. Wonderful! First, this is older facility. Each room is unique with fantastic views of harbor. Rooms are well maintained-- hosts are experts on area-- free wifi. Cool location just up from Main Street. They helped get taxis and transportation. Thanks!

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John-Gwen P, Manager at The Green Iguana Hotel, responded to this review

Yes you are right, we are about as "Non-Resort" as you can get! We like to call the style "Caribbean Charm" and are glad you enjoyed it! All 9 Guests rooms have a view of Town, Frenchtown and Harbor, even Crown Bay Marina and Cruise Ship Dock! Thank you so much for using Trip Advisor for your travel information, for...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Green Iguana Hotel offers superb amenities with the comforts of home. The Hotel is centrally located within a 5 minute walk to the Town Charlotte Amalie, and 15 minutes by taxi from the airport. The Hotel has the perfect combination of harbor views, downtown shopping, museums, and great restaurants, ferry transit and beautiful Caribbean Sunsets! Enhanced by the service of the resident managers to answer questions, guests are treated like family. In October 2013, The Green Iguana Hotel began operating on Renewable Solar Energy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Green Iguana Hotel

Address: 1002 Blackbeards Hl, Charlotte Amalie 00802-6732, St. Thomas
Region: Caribbean > U.S. Virgin Islands > St. Thomas > Charlotte Amalie
Price Range: RM755 - RM915 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Best views are the lofts but if you want a balcony go with H1 and H2!”
 of 5 bubbles Q7981QGpamb, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“See the room list for availability, size, location within the hotel's A and H buildings to book yours in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles WilliamL809, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We loved room H1; beautiful outdoor terrace with lounge chairs. Perfect for sundowners. Big kingsize bed and cream,/white color palette.”
 of 5 bubbles R9959YXvickym, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in A6 and it was great.”
 of 5 bubbles stmoody, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“You can choose your room on the website”
 of 5 bubbles seagirl2014, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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