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Gaia Hotel & Reserve

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Km 2.7 Carretera Quepos a Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Mississauga, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My daughter and I stayed at Gaia for 3 nights in May2015 and it certainly lived up to it's reputation and then some! The hotel is beautiful and when you add the impeccable service ... it truly is a fabulous place to stay. Upon check-in, we were upgraded to a deluxe suite which was a nice surprise and the exceptional... More 

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Needless to say, our entire staff miss you and your daughter. You were such delightful guests and the reason why we created Gaia Hotel & Reserve. Understanding what we have created means so much to us. We are thrilled to have exceeded your expectaions. Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience with others on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at Gaia after seeing all the reviews boasting of its customer service. The hotel absolutely lived up to those expectations, with an incredibly friendly and attentive staff that we were sad to say goodbye to. The hotel has beautiful amenities including several small pools (meaning you usually don't have to share) and a pool bar, in addition the... More 

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

We are thrilled our recent guests had an amazing stay with us and are even more thrilled that our service exceeded their expectations. We too hated to see you leave and hope that in the future you come back and see us and give us the chance to share the magic once again that is unique to Gaia Hotel &... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here for 1 week. It was great! Food at the hotel restaurant was delicious, service was outstanding, we did a few activities through the hotel- zip lining was the best, followed by horse back riding. I would definitely stay again and would recommend. we stayed in a suite with a beautiful view of the jungle... More 

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Wow.....It appears that our recent guests that stayed in one of our Deluxe Suites with it's private roof-top deck had a magical time at Gaia. Thank you so much for choosing us and allowing us to spoil you during your stay. We truly appreciate all the kind words you have written and indeed look forward to seeing you again on... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gaia is a fabulous place to stay in Quepos, Costa Rica. The entire staff there is extremely friendly and accommodating. They really go out of their way to make you happy. Our king suite was large and luxurious and set up very nicely. The grounds at the Gaia are absolutely beautiful with so many great views. The three level... More 

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

We here at Gaia Hotel & Reserve are so pleased you enjoyed yourselves while on our property. We are thrilled that your expectations were exceeded and look forward to hosting you once again. Creating magic is what we strive for at Gaia and it appears we have succeeded. Thank you for posting on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gaia is awesome in every way! The wildlife is great, the rooms are comfortable, the food is delicious, the service is top notch, and the views are unbelievable! You're basically in the middle of the rainforest, but you have a perfect view of the ocean. There is a 5-10 minute shuttle to take you to the beach where Gaia has... More 

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting such a wonderful review of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. We loved pampering you and providing service beyond your expectations. And we hope to see you again when next in the Manuel Antonio area. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent our first two nights in Costa Rica here and are so glad we did. The friendly & helpful staff and the level of service were extraordinary -- golf cart transportation within the complex, free shuttle to the beach (with towels provided), and a wonderful early morning naturalist-led free tour of the hotel's reserve which specializes in rehabilitating colorful... More 

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thanking our recent guests for taking their personal time to write such a wonderful 5 star review of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. At Gaia we like to spoil our guests and provide a service beyond expectations. It appears we have succeeded. Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this hotel have great services, tropical food, and fresh fruits, beauty places and pools very nice experience walk in the morning see the birds, professional employs easy talk to the people, comfortable bedroom and excellent temperature

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Thank you for reviewing our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. We are so happy you enjoyed all the little things that make us stand out at 5 stars. We hope to see you in the near future. More 

New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing hotel, but the service is truly what makes it excellent. Best experience out of 5 different hotels we stayed in CR during our 2 week honeymoon. We will definitely be back to this property. The restaurant is also excellent.

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind comments on our service and staff. We are so proud to have provided you the very best experience on your honeymoon while here in Costa Rica. Honeymooners are our specialty with intimate relaxation and pampering constantly at your disposal. Thank you for sharing your outstanding experience on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

Medford, Massachusetts
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reading plenty of reviews from other travelers we decided to book our stay at Gaia and are glad we did. From the pickup at the airport from Alex to the tour of Manuel Antonio park by Saul everything was perfect. High above the road in the jungle sits a small paradise. Taking the golf cart everyday was great. Ring... More 

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thanking our recent guests very much for taking their personal time to review us here at Gaia Hotel & Reserve. We are so happy we did not disappoint you and fulfilled your every expectation. Hoping see you both again in the near future. We would love to spoil you once again. Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

Canyon Lake, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We could not have been more pleased with our stay. The rooms, the grounds and the restaurant are exceptional on all levels. don't be discouraged by the route that leads you to this sanctuary! The staff was very friendly and accomdating.

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Tommy-Farrell, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Our entire staff want to thank our recent guests for their 5 star review of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. We thoroughly enjoyed having you on our property and look forward to your return visit. Your kind words make our venture here at Gaia so worthwhile. Thank you for sharing your experience on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

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