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Carretera Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 6130, Costa Rica
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Villas Nicolas
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Snowmass Village, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the Villas Nicholas two different stays. Each time was over the top amazing. The food (my favorite the pork tenderloin) was exceptional, the staff was very attentive, and the pool and grounds are kept in tip top shape. We loved sitting out on our private lanai listing to the birds and watching the monkeys in the... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After an unsuccessful deep sea fishing trip, we were sunburnt, tired and overall grumpy. We decided to treat ourselves and luckily stumbled upon Villas Nicolas. This place was great. The room was immaculate, and was nicely furnished. There was even a porch area with a hammock that some white face monkeys visited. The villa we were in was surrounded by... More

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Flemington, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this small hotel in Manuel Antonio! It couldn't have been more perfect. We stayed here two nights and just loved it. It is set in the hillside overlooking the Pacific. We had a spectacular room on the second (third?) floor with views to die for! The sunsets on the ocean were magical. After traveling for six days and... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great stay at Villas Nicolas. The view are great and the rooms nicely decorated. Monkeys were running on our terrace and around the beautiful pool area. Unfortunately, the breakfast was a bit poor. Only gallo pinto (eggs and rice) and some fruits. There was no orange juice or anything else than coffee. We would have wished some... More

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Ontario
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in cabin 8 lower , it was nicely appointed . Large sitting area and separate sleeping quarters with a queen and single bed. Kitchen had everything you need if you did want to cook . Best of all is the large balcony. Also with this unit you do not have to climb any stairs. Breakfast was included ,... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

Good hotel in a great location. It's on the main road and surrounded by lots of good restaurants in easy walking distance. We stayed in room 6 down, which is on ground level. It was nicely decorated and had everything for cooking, fridge, stove, microwave, dishes, pots etc. Not that we ever used them, there are just too many great... More

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Dallas, TX
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We spent a week at Villas Nicolas after having originally stayed there for a few days in 2008. This time we stayed in "3 down" and it was perfect. the larger room, with living room and kitchen, were great since we were there for 7 days, and really helped make it feel like we were home. The giant balcony, my... More

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Nimes France
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful hotel with ocean view, nice swimming pool, good kitchen. Room was gorgeous. Nice big covered terrace. Monkeys were playing on the roof and in the trees. Good wifi, Coffee machine and fridge. A hotel to come back.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We spent six nights here over Christmas week and felt at home in paradise. As other reviewers attest, the well-kept villas are comfortable, nicely furnished, and have views from the roomy verandahs that are as soothing as they are spectacular. Who couldn't love waking up to the sight of the Pacific, shuffling into the kitchen to put on some local... More

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Sligo, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

We loved our stay here!! Our room was clean and spacious with a large balcony and a lovely seating area which were perfect to watch the sunset. We had a wildlife show each evening from our balcony, from displaying toucans on a nearby tree to the acrobatics of a group of squirrel monkeys jumping from tree to tree through the... More

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Additional Information about Villas Nicolas

Also Known As:
Villas Nicolas Hotel
Villas Nicolas Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
Hotel Nicolas
Villas Nicolas Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
Address: Carretera Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 6130, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 26 Specialty lodging in Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Villas Nicolas is a small 18 room condominium style hotel.We are located on the Manuel Antonio mountainside overlooking the Pacific Ocean.Our hotel is comprised of 5 rows of terraced rooms (approx 4 rooms per row)surrounded by gardens and jungle....all with oceanviews. Villas Nicolas is designed for the independent traveler who prefers "small & intimate" to the "all inclusive" resort type experience.Our Type 3 suites have full kitchens for those who wish to take advantage of the local produce and fresh fish that this area provides.We offer on site management and all night security. ... more   less 

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