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Casa Iguana Holbox

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2 reviews
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Reviewed 9 January 2015

Solo female traveler found Casa Iguana to be a fair price, clean, safe and its management and staff were kind and helpful. The view from my room was breathtaking, the location is beautiful with a very short and lovely walk into town were every meal I had was delicious! If you go on vacation to relax and acclimate to your... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2014

The hotel and its area are quite nice but I don't stay at hotels to hang out at the hotel. I stay at hotels to get some sleep. The beds in this place are nothing more than foam mattresses. Cheap, crappy foam at that. This is my only complaint about an otherwise nice place to stay.

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BeachCarmen, Manager at Casa Iguana Holbox, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay at Casa Iguana. We hope you enjoyed the excellent beachfront location and friendly service. We apologize for any inconvenience you may have felt, but perhaps there is a confusion between hotels. We noticed you wrote another review of A different hotel on the island as well. At Casa Iguana all the mattresses are Serta brand,... More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
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Reviewed 19 March 2014

This hotel is right on the beach, five minutes waik from town and is in good condition. The staff is nice and you can see that they work hard to improve the place even more. The hotel is a bit basic without TV and pool, but very charming. The problem is that we could hear everything that the neighbour did.... More 

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canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2014

This a solid and clean hotel with rooms that has everything you need. The beachfront rooms have AC , hammocks inside and out, outdoor seating , small fridge ,older microwave and comfortable beds. As others have said it is not fancy but has the same view as the hotel next door at a quarter of the cost! Rear rooms looked... More 

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2014

We stayed here January 2014,fantastic location,quiet, a small quiet hotel ,almost on the beach and just a few minutes walk from the town centre.The room we had was great but basic ,large with a large comfortable bed,Ac, and good size bathroom.The room was very clean and cleaned daily to a great standard.The rooms here vary a lot in size and... More 

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Reviewed 17 July 2013

Stayed in the beachront cabaña, nice and clean, good service, had ac and fridge and own bathroom, would go back on my next trip, i had a fabulous view to the sea, very easy to get to and to walk intomtown, the palapa roof restaurant in front an the beachbwas nice too

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1 Thank Kate M
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 July 2013 via mobile

Lovely cabanas by the shore. Amazing ocean view from the rooms. A perfect romantic getaway. The greatest thing is that you step out of your door and into the sand. Even though it is nothing too fancy, I totally recommend it.

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Portland, Maine
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Reviewed 10 May 2013 via mobile

I love the coconuts that where served to me. It's right on the beach which is the Ideal location and only a few blocks from town. The weather was nice not to hot and the water was crystal clear which apparently isn't normal for that time of year the hotel overall was perfect small quiet and clean would love to... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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Reviewed 8 May 2013

Hotelito Casa Iguana is a wonderful option since it shares the best Holbox beachfront with Casa Sandra and Xaloc Resort. The beach beds are always available at Casa Iguana they're Blue and pretty comfortable. ( They are often invaded by the neighboring guests ) The Staff are very kind and willing to fulfill your requests immediately, free coconuts and wi-fi... More 

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Williston, VT
1 review
Reviewed 13 June 2012

This is a great hotel located right on the beach but easy walk to town, super clean rooms, very nice staff, quiet and private.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Casa Iguana Holbox off-the-grid serenity awaits you - palm lined beachfront boutique hotel. Whale-shark retreat, private hotel for those wishing peace & quiet. Hidden on the beachfront in a lush tropical garden of Coco Palms & tropical plants. Yucatan hammocks and beach lounge chairs. Great friendly staff. Impeccably clean. 2 Min. Walk on beach to town. Rooms from Jardin Standard to Beachfront Suites. Transportation available from Cancun. Whale Shark swim packages available June-September. Great for Honeymoon, Newlyweds. Casa Iguana Holbox on the widest beach on the island. Ask about Kite-surfing, kayaking, Mayan ruins, whale watching, cenotes, fishing, golf carts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Iguana Holbox

Address: Calle Chac Chi y Damero, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico (Formerly Holbox Hotel Casa Iguana)
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Holbox Island
Price Range: RM737 - RM1,099 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Casa Iguana Holbox 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Beachfront upper or room 3 will give you more privacy and a great ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles curlymb2, 26 Feb 2014 | Read review
“You need to question room size and location as they do vary a lot ,but there is something for everyone .”
 of 5 bubbles simonk516, 14 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Ask for an indoor hammock they pretty useful.”
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 of 5 bubbles PiterPunk, 7 May 2013 | Read review
“bring mosquito spray”
 of 5 bubbles stevenq99, 27 Mar 2012 | Read review
“We asked for their best oceanview room, but they have budget rooms in the gardens further back. All guests use the beachfron tlounging area anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles MaxJ121, 13 Jan 2012 | Read review
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