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Villas Nicolas

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Carretera Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 6130, Costa Rica
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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is our 4th January in Costa Rica and our 2nd year in a row to stay at Villas Nicolas. We love this property - the staff is amazing, the room is great and top Manuel Antonio location, very close to great restaurants and easy access to the beach. We ended up arriving 3 days early because our plans changed... More 

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Hood River, Oregon
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a suite with an ocean view - wow. We saw more wild life from our perch than we did in most of the parks. It was my hope to see the monkeys up close and I can't tell you how excited I was to watch a parade of monkeys going across our balcony and rooftop. We could watch... More 

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boston, ma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Villas Nicolas is simple accommodations with an on site restaurant, nice view, and a swimming pool. It's a little too simple for a long stay, but was fine for a couple of nights. There is very little common space - there is only the pool to hang out and the bar is not open very late. The pool is nice,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented an adorable self contained unit at Villa Nicolas and absolutely loved it. The most amazing thing was the view - our balcony (complete with hammock and rocking chairs) looked right out over the water with the sunset only just out of view. The unit was very homely with fan and air conditioning, and the grounds were beautiful as... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location near to restaurants and the park (with a car), the pool and views were great. On the day we arrived, a capuchin was in the tree over the restaurant and agoutis were by the pool. Toucans kept coming back to the tree outside our balcony toward the water. Restaurant was a nice touch by the pool but the food... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Overall, it's a solid option. Our room was good, the staff was excellent and responsive and it was clean. The location is great for finding food/dining, not so great for the beach. It's a solid 20 minute walk. Also, the breakfast onsite isn't very good. We enjoyed our time and would recommend it to people depending on the price. There's... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Villas Nicolas is a small collection of well designed homes on a forested hillside. There are lovely views of the Pacific and the height catches the breezes. The hotel complex has a wonderful pool and you are surrounded by interesting trees and plants. Small geckos and agouti scurry away from you, hawks circle above you and monkeys jump in the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

This place is horrible! I pre-paid for 2 nights and couldn't stand to stay for more than a few hours. When we arrived we had to carry all of our bags across the whole resort and then down 3 flights of narrow stairs. The AC was off in the very, very small room and it smelled awful. On top of... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

The rooms were nice. Th view was ok. The reception was helpful. The breakfast was minimal. The ac was not working well. The price was a bit high for the room. The location is very good. The falefal place is walkable and the bea h and national park is closeby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Beautiful and cozy villas with a great view of the water. Hammocks on the verandas, very private with comfy furniture and beds. Beautiful landscape, pool area and close to beaches, restaurants, Manuel Antonio park and a short drive from Quepos. A tasty breakfast is included and prices are very reasonable.

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