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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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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was amazed by this hotel. I travel a lot and from the first moment I entered the hotel the service was outstanding. My jungle view suite was huge and the bed was very comfortable. The food in the hotel and the view was great. The staff got to know you and delivered outstanding service. What stood out that how... More 

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Pacifica, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very Hip and chic rooms. Super friendly staff. Very clean. The food is the best food found in Costa Rica. Monkeys are up close and personal. Lots of Macaws to see. Minutes from the beach and national park.

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

Thank you for your Excellent review. We truly appreciate you taking your personal time to share with others on this TripAdvisor forum. Please come and see us again soon. We miss you!! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel was so amazing. So beautiful. The location was perfect, and the hotel itself was amazing. Literally on top of a cliff! This place definitely puts service first. All employees are outstanding, especially Alex (concierge) and Guillermo. They went out of their way to make our stay wonderful and make sure we had everything we needed. Every single employee... More 

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

Thank you for your Amazing review of our boutique hotel. Our staff are our best kept secret and they miss you already. Come back and see us so we can once again create some magic! Thank you for sharing your amazing experience on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for our 10th anniversary and it was INCREDIBLE! I have never encountered such gracious and genuine hospitality as we received at Gaia. The property & facilities are flawless, and the food amazing. We actually extended our stay by two days because we enjoyed this hotel so much. (Thanks Roy!) This is the best hotel... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are pleased your stay exceeded your expectations and we look forward to seeing you again in the very near future. Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

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32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is quite a small but nice resort. With less than 30 rooms you are not waiting in lines for anything. 80% of the resort is Adults only, including a beautiful leveled pool. Location is great as well, 5 minutes to downtown Quepos and 5 minutes to downtown Manuel Antonio. The staff is super helpful and quite professional. We had... More 

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

Thank you for taking your time to write of your experience at our boutique hotel. We are pleased your stay was enhanced by our very professional and friendly staff. That is what we do best. We have reverted back to an adults only hotel with an ambiance of peacefulness and privacy. More 

New York City, New York
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pura Vida means Pure Life in Spanish and in Costa Rica it is truly the law of the land. Once you arrive at the gates of the Gaia Hotel you understand the true meaning of those words. This unique property is purched on a hillside and nestled into a Nature Reserve filled with monkeys, iguanas, brightly colored birds and a... More 

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

Thanking our recent guests for their amazing 5 star review of our Gia Hotel & Reserve. As mentioned in so many reviews, our staff are our best kept secret and our guests' holiday start right there. And it only gets better. Thank you for your kind mention on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found our happy. This place was more than we could have imagined. We read the reviews but it far exceeded our expectations. We booked directly through the website (which was cheaper than most hotels websites) and got a much larger room than requested with lots of privacy. The food was some of the best in the area and we... More 

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

Such a wonderful review by some wonderful guests. We love it when we exceed the expectations of our guests and it appears we have succeeded here. Thank you for sharing your magical experience on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

Chicago
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My significant other convinced me to stay here as part of our 10 day trip to Costa Rica for his birthday. Once we made the reservation I didn't think much of it until we arrived to Manuel Antonio during the fifth day of our trip. I don't think there are words in the English language to describe how wonderful this... More 

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

.....And Gaia misses you! Thank you so very much for your wonderful 5 star review of our property. Indeed, our staff are our best kept secret and the magic of Gaia starts with them. Thank you for choosing us and thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for four nights and it was amazing. The staff are all very friendly and helpful and the amenities are wonderful. In addition to staying here, we booked our transfers to and from San Jose and some of our tours through Gaia - they made everything very easy. Within a minute of arriving at the front gate, the... More 

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

Wow...it appears we created some magic here! Thank you so much for choosing us and thank you for your wonderful words to compliment your stay with us. With wildlife all around.....Gaia is the perfect place to take in all the beauty that Costa Rica has to offer. More 

Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time during our stay at Gaia. The thing that distinguishes this hotel from others is the service, which was fantastic. Our concierge Alex had made sure all our requests that we had mentioned before our arrival were met. Upon our arrival, Diego who was at the reservations desk that evening, showed us around the property and... More 

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

Thank you very much for your very kind 5 star review of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. We love to exceed expectations of our guests and it appears we have succeeded here. Thank you for your kind endorsement and sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

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