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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Room was as advertised, but shower handle was extremely hard to turn (my wife couldn't do it) and there were no provisions for anyone older, such as grab bars. Breakfast was totally forgettable, in an unheated room (53F). Furniture in the room was uncomfortable. This place looks like it was built 20 years ago and then never updated. The grounds...

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IguanaInnsofOjai, Owner at Blue Iguana Inn, responded to this review

We regret this guest didn't enjoy their stay and was not booked in a room that had proper accommodations for their special needs. They booked through a 3rd party vendor (ie: Expedia or Booking.com) and therefor our staff was unable to insure they had the room that would be most satisfactory for them. We always suggest guests call us directly...

Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a one bedroom suite that was comfortable and looked exactly like the website's photos promised it would. It had a small terrace area, a VERY comfortable bed, a decent bathroom and a gas stove in the living room. The staff was welcoming and the other guests were quiet and private. Although there are the usual (and very nice)...

Thank GeorgicaPond
Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 8 December 2016

How great to unexpectedly arrive in a place that so mirrors the great energy of Ojai - a rustic southwestern charm with all the creature comforts! I loved having a CD player in the room for me to play relaxing music and even a candle in the room which didn't at all make it seem like a regular hotel room!...

Thank lesismore10
Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This little gem is located a couple of miles from downtown Ojai. It has all the amenities...continental breakfast, pool, spa, knowledgeable staff and comfortable rooms. We had a great two nights there.

1Thank Bruce/brian L
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

As always the Blue Iguana lives up to its excellent reputation in cleanliness, accommodations, staff,service, and ambience . I booked our room in less than two weeks before the holiday and we were able to get room 12 (handicap with 2 beds) for the first night and then move two doors down to room 10 for two more nights. In...

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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

What a Beautiful Surprise of a boutique hotel; it reminded me of being in Santa Fe. The grounds were lush and tree abundant, the service impressive and the decor made your room feel like you were visiting a friend and had your own cottage. Small cons: on a busy road, shower head too high (I'm 5'8 & my hubby 6'2)....

Thank Kimberly M
New York
Reviewed 18 November 2016

In sync with the town's vibe and really very pleasant - visually and in creature comforts. Accommodating staff. Memory foam bed. Big pot of coffee in the room! Nice breakfast with al fresco tables. Convenient. My 3rd stay!

1Thank lizbrook
Los Altos, United States
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We had such a delightful time at the Blue Iguana! From the huge blue mosaic lizard sculpture that greeted us as we walked in, to the refreshing tiled pool where I swam in the moonlight, to the beautifully decorated and maintained room, we enjoyed ourselves immensely. The breakfast was plentiful and convenient, and the king size bed was so comfortable....

1Thank Nancy W
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Cute place. Very clean and well maintained throughout. Would've enjoyed and appreciated a suite with living room and kitchen and more rustic decor (to fit with the Ojai theme :)) but needed two beds so only had two available choices and wanted to be situated in the back of the property farther from the highway. Pics are on the website....

Thank B L
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I stayed at the Blue Iguana Inn while visiting Ojai for a weekend get away. It was a great stay - the rates were good and included a continental breakfast. My room had a private gated patio, small kitchen, fireplace and very comfy bed. The room was very clean, the grounds were well maintained. Plenty of parking and the staff...

Thank Jeanne K

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Called "Hip & Stylish" by Sunset Magazine, the Blue Iguana is a lovely, historic spanish style villa-inn w/ custom decorated rooms, suites and bungalows. Spacious grounds w/ lush gardens, pool & spa. Tile mosaic, sculpture and original artwork throughout. Complimentary continental breakfast & in-room spa services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Iguana Inn

Address: 11794 N Ventura Ave, Ojai, CA 93023-3872
Region: United States > California > Ojai
Price Range: RM719 - RM907 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Iguana Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Look at the pics on their website.”
 of 5 bubbles MsBernieL, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“#104 was the best little patio and had tons fo privacy”
 of 5 bubbles MeganL997, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Website shows all rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 79krish, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms towards the rear of the property are off the busy road. You can't even tell it's there.”
 of 5 bubbles C6651BAmicheleb, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“They have a variety of types of rooms - go through the web site and see what fits you best.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnH19621, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
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