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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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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Naples, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have stayed many places during my trips to Costa Rica but none come close this one. This was my first time at Gaia Hotel but it definetily will not be the last. The rooms were amazing and the service was better than any hotel staff i have encountered. The pool was very clean and safe and the preserve was... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

From the moment we were picked up at the San Jose airport in a comfortable private car until we were brought back to the airport five days later in mid January, 2015, we thoroughly enjoyed this beautiful adults only hotel in a gorgeous setting and experienced the best service we have ever had in over 40 years of our travels.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

the hotel was top notch service reviews the jungle trail the food we really felt at home there me and my four children and would highly recommend it thanks to Roy and Jose to Tom and Silva and the rest of the crew thank you for a great time and great memories and hope to see you soon

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Toronto
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is hard to write this review because i want to keep this place for myself but it looks like it is a little too late for that. There are other hotels with better accommodations (we are staying in a small studio that could have had a better mattress and bigger TV) but service level and staff friendliness = 6... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in a suite room next to the pool during our stay at Gaia. It was amazing. The service went above and beyond what i expected of a five star hotel, and not only that but we got our own personal concierge - Garry!

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NYC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first written response from the booking agent at Gaia began with the phrase "Welcome to Paradise". Having just completed a 4-night stay at Gaia, I would have to agree with his terminology. We were delighted with every aspect of this unique and beautiful property. Our "family suite" was spacious, contemporary, well-appointed and distributed over two levels. The upstairs bedroom... More 

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

Thanking our wonderful guests for a wonderful review of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. Indeed, we are so pleased you like our new rooms with the private pool setting. These rooms were constructed with families in mind but are rented out to adults when no bookings are in place for younger children. They have been quite popular as with yourselves.... More 

Caribesur
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a two story family suite at the top of the hill with an amazing view of the pacific ocean and a private pool and seating area. The room was very spacious and had great light. The second floor bedroom had floor to ceiling windows that allowed us to enjoy the sunsets from our bed. Great bed, linens... More 

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

Thanking our recent guests for their Excellent review of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. We truly appreciate that you took the time to comment so wonderfully on your entire experience with us. And we look forward to seeing you again when again your plans bring you to the Manuel Antonio area. Thank you for sharing your experience on this TripAdvisor... More 

Nerja, Spain
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20 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As refugees from Makanda, we wanted to find alternative accommodation in Manuel Antonio, and found Gaia... if only we had found it sooner !Miraculously the skies cleared as we arrived, and ten scarlet macaws did a flypast for us ! The personnel couldn't have been more helpful or attentive... even fishing me out of the swimming pool when I fell... More 

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

We are very thankful for your stay with us and we acknowledge that we have not received any e-mail regarding your request. Please send the mail to Otherwise, we are so happy your stay with us was magical and we were able to make your stay in Manual Antonio an experience. Thank you again and please be in contact. More 

Sandys Parish, Bermuda
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very beautiful hotel! Gaya describes itself as a 5 star hotel without the attitude :) True enough, we were surrounded with outmost attention, friendliness and warm hospitality all throughout our stay. Hotel restaurant is one of the best in Manuel Antonio, so I highly recommend having at least one dinner there. Breakfast is a la carte and overall enjoyable,... More 

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

Thanking our recent guests for their 5 star review of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. We are delighted that all the facets of our resort were to your satisfaction. And on the mentionof the studio rooms, yes, they are different but certainly very accommodating for a relaxing stay with us. We have 8 categories of room configurations from which to... More 

Philadelphia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been to Costa Rica 5 times, I have stayed at Gaia 4 times and things could not have been better. The food is always one of the best places in the area and all of the staff go out of the way to make every day a new and exciting experience. They are always will to help and the... More 

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

The entire staff is absolutely thrilled to have you back on our property once again. I guess we are doing it right. We have numerous guest who return year after year to experience once again the service and 5 star quality we provide here at Gaia Hotel & Reserve. No attitude here! Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

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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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Gaia Hotel & Reserve Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#2 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#2 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park

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