Isla regulars ask for their favorite rooms at this small family-run inn, where various sons, daughters, and cousins staff the front desk and remember their returning guests. It’s not fancy, but rooms meet all essential requirements, with decent beds with ruffled polyester covers, a couple of uncomfortable chairs, coffeemakers, fridges, and tiled baths with showers. Most have balconies overlooking a small courtyard. Ten rooms on the ground floor can be noisy as guests arrive and depart and lack a/c, but do have ceiling fans and are budget priced. Kitchenettes and ocean views keep top floor suites in high demand. Thoughtful touches include a water dispenser so you can fill your bottles for free.

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