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Hotel Villas Gaia

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Costanera Sur, Playa Tortuga, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Colorado
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2007

I stayed here in March 2007 with my boyfriend who goes to Costa Rica multiple times per year and invests in the southern zone. We were both impressed with the hotel. He knew the area well, and we both enjoyed Villas Gaia as a "home base" of sorts. I reserved via their website and had no problems with the reservation.... More 

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france
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2007

We visited the villa gaia 7 years ago it was quite as possible only the noise of pristine forest around. We booked trough the website and get confirmation of the booking: two days, top of the hill, two adults two children Ac 89 dollars. and i gave my credit card the mention top of the hill is very important as... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2007

We stayed at Hotel Gaia for 3 nights found it to be a great spot to explore the southern coast. The beach behind the hotel is much the same as a typical eastern Canadian. shoreline. Lots of driftwood and wildlife. It is more of a walking beach, than a swimming and lay around one. However just a couple of minutes... More 

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toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2007

We do a trip to south Costa Rica every year. Last year we decided to get married there. It's not easy to find a hotel in that area that can accommodate 17 people. I contacted Villas Gaia and they were extremely helpful. Our wedding party stayed there for 7 days and we all had a great time. The couple (Doris... More 

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Washington, DC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2006

Villas Gaia is wonderful in every aspect. The people are friendly and helpful (their landscaper will go out of his way to show you wildlife throughout the grounds), the rooms are clean and brightly decorated, and the pool area and honor bar are always well maintained. The food in the restaurant is fresh and excellent. (My husband and I went... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2006

I went to Villas Gaia, for 1 night July 2006. I am a Costa Rican native traveling with my boy friend and two Dutch friends. We made a reservation by a travel agency; we paid $80 for our room and thanks to my brother in law’s connection as the travel agent our foreign friends went for free. When we got... More 

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Chicago
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2006

Villas Gaia is your best bet in the Dominical - Osa stretch of the coast. The villas are remarkably well done for what they charge per night. The pool is nice, the grounds are beautiful and the food is pretty good. Playa Ventana is a 2 min drive away and is probably one of the prettiest beaches you will find... More 

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Columbia,SC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2006

We stayed at Villas Gaia for three nights, and wished we could stay much longer! The food alone would be worth the return! Their chef was exceptional -- so much so, in fact, that we ate every meal we could there! Breakfast, lunch and dinner were all excellent and unusual... definitely gourmet! The cabin we had was near the pool,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2006

I made a reservation at this hotel in November of 2005 for two nights in April, 2006. When we arrived, they had no record of our reservation but I brought along a copy of my email confirmation so they let us stay one night in the room we had reserved. The next day, we were forced to vacate because it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2006

We stayed at villas Gaia for 4 nights in February 2006. The grounds, the food the bungalows, the staff, everything was just perfect. We will definately be back. Steve

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