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3-star Nosara hotel walkable to Nosara 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

Guests of this beach hotel will appreciate convenient onsite amenities such as a fitness center and massage/treatment rooms.

Room Amenities

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

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The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel

Playa Guiones, Nosara, Guanacaste

Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

You'll 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 have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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.

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

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 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. Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.For traveler safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

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. 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 safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.For traveler safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

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

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

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

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.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed

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.

Hotel Names

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

Hotel Amenities

Property Features

In addition to a full-service spa, The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. 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. A computer station is located on site and wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

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

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

  • Bar/lounge
  • 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)
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference center
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Reception hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • 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
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Room Amenities

The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel offers 29 accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Beds feature Frette Italian sheets and premium bedding. This Nosara hotel provides 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
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Room service
  • 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

Parking

Free self parking

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

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

Food & Drink

A complimentary continental breakfast is served each morning between 6 AM and 10 AM.

The Gilded Iguana Surf Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Room service is available.

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 in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

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

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

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