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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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New York City, New York
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Our deluxe suite was heavenly, with views for miles. The cheerful staff were gracious from the start and made our stay seem effortless. Scarlet Macaws, breeding at Gaia's private reserve, greeted us each day. It was such a relaxing setting that we mainly recharged in the private alcoves around the infinity pools. It feels like you are in a tropical... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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82 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very comfortable resort close to the entrance to Manuel Antonio National Park. Excellent service. High quality tasty food in the restaurant perched looking out over the rainforest towards the ocean. Three levels of pools with waterfalls and pool bar. We stayed in a loft room overlooking the top pool. Great design and very comfortable with lots of space to spread... More 

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My fiance and I stayed here for a couple days before going down to Mal Pais. Let me tell you, this place is awesome! We were expecting nice, but this place exceeded all of our expectations. The staff were exceptionally nice, accommodating and so friendly! The room was so comfortable, clean and even had Netflix. Fast WiFi too It was... More 

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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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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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 18 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 2 weeks 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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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 

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