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Gaia Hotel & Reserve

4.5 of 5 Km 2.7 Carretera Quepos a Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
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new jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed for 5 nights. This was perhaps the nicest hotel at which we have ever stayed. The location is unbelievable - on a hilltop overlooking the Pacific. Our room looked onto the preserve, not the ocean; we watched the sunsets either in the pool (the pool itself) or the pool bar) or from the balcony of... More

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Wonderful review of of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve by some very wonderful guests. We thank you profusely for choosing to stay with us and enabling us to spoil you both while on our property. We are thrilled you found the peace and happiness you were seeking for your 5 day stay. Gaia kind of has that effect on our... More

San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Costa Rica for over three weeks. This was by far the nicest and most luxurious place I stayed at during the trip. The amenities are plentiful: gym, spa, leveled pools, bar, restaurant, fast internet, and they even have their own nature reserve. While hanging out at the restaurant, you can occassionally see beautiful, colorful parrots flying by.... More

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

Thank you so much for taking your personal time to write a review on this TripAdvisor forum. We are truly lucky to have guests like you and we are so excited that your overall experience was 5 star! As for the lights, yes, we are environmentally conscious of our surroundings as we are located right in the middle of the... More

Los Angeles, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very Nice, but it needs some work on the Reserve part (better trail markers, better maintenance of the trails). Restaurant is pretty and clean and serves excellent food. Pool could be heated more. I wish it had direct access to the beach - then it would be 5*

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Thanking our recent guests for choosing Gaia Hotel & Reserve and staying with us this month. We truly enjoyed having you on our property. I just want to let you know that at this time of year with the very strong winds at night that pass by very quickly, maintaining the trails in a clean fashion is almost impossible. Likewise,... More

Heredia, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and me decided to spend 2 days at Gaia Hotel after hearing wonderful references from our travel agent. To be honest it was the most memorable hotel experience in Costa Rica ever. From the moment you arrive the staff makes you feel at home and I really mean it. They don’t seem to be acting or trying to... More

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We are beyond thrilled that your experience at our Gaia Hotel & Reserve was over the top wonderful...!!! Thank you so much for recognizing all the amenities and special treats in store for each of our guests. Gaia is truly more than you expect and all that you deserve. We love to spoil our guests and you were no exception.... More

NYC
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say? This hotel & staff far exceeded my expectations, as did the food. From breakfast to late night the service and food was impeccable! I was visiting my from NY and needed a getaway for relaxation. I was not disappointed. My best friend lives in Costa Rica and it was her first time in Manuel Antonio. The... More

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

We did it!! We just love when we exceed our guests expectations. How wonderful that you took your personal time to share with others reading this TripAdvisor forum your experience. Our entire staff miss you already and we certainly look forward to seeing you on our property again with your husband. More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I were meant to stay at Gaia hotel for two nights towards the end of our Costa Rican adventure but after such a great first day at the hotel we decided to extend our stay for an extra night. This turned out to be a great decision. The hotel is excellent and I loved every minute of... More

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

Thanking our recent guests for their glowing review or our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. We are so happy you enjoyed the magic we created for you both and we look forward to seeing you once again on our property. As a 5 star resort here in Manuel Antonio, our first and only obligation is to ensure our guests the very... More

San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My best friend was visiting from Ny and wanted a spa getaway and I wanted to finally see Manuel Antonio Park. Gaia was the answer! We had a beautiful studio room with view of forest, lots of macaws making their daily rounds! La Luna Restaurant was our choice for our 3 night stay. We loved everything we ate, fresh tuna,... More

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We are so thrilled that you choose Gaia Hotel & Reserve for your 3 day getaway from San Jose. And it seems we fulfilled your wishes and expectations. Indeed, wildlife on our property which induces a 12 acre nature reserve is full of monkeys, macaws, exotic plant life and beautiful vistas of the Pacific Ocean. We pamper our guests with... More

Dusseldorf, Germany
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Location, great people, very good service. They fulfill your wishes, even if you don't mention them. We stayed two nights, saw many animals (squirell monkeys, parotts, ...) an amazing sunset and thundestorm from the terrace with view on the Pacific Ocean. Awesome Place.

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The entire staff at Gaia Hotel & Reserve truly enjoyed being with you for your days here. We loved spoiling you and loved fulfilling your wishes.....as they were wonderful and easy to create for you. Thank you for sharing with others on this TripAdvisor forum and we look forward to your return visit in the very near future. More

Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I were in desperate need of a relaxing get-away. Neither of us had been to Costa Rica so we wanted the absolute best experience. Boy-howdy, did GAIA deliver! And our experience began BEFORE we set foot on the property in our email exchanges with Sandy and Geovaldo - cheers to you both for setting the stage for... More

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

Thanking our recent guests for sharing what appears to be a magical experience. We are truly grateful for all the wonderful things you said about our staff and your accommodations. Gaia is truly a special place to come and seek adventure, seek refuge from the craziness of everyday life and a place to gather one's soul back to peace and... More

Costa Mesa, California
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114 reviews 114 reviews
51 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were really excited for our stay at the Gaia Hotel & Reserve. We got a great deal through Jetsetter for a Deluxe Suite. The staff was super friendly and helpful - no complaints there. However, the room was just average. The bathroom was awkwardly designed - the shower was also the jacuzzi tub. You had to climb up steps... More

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

We wish our recent guests took the time to investigate the description of our Deluxe Suites. We clearly indicate that the roof top reflecting pool is just that....a water feature with cascading waterfall . Nothing more and certainly not weird. Likewise, the description of the bathroom with the combination shower and jacuzzi tub is clear. Not weird at all. The... More

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  • Personal concierge(5)
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Address: Km 2.7 Carretera Quepos a Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Gaia Hotel & Reserve 4.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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