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Manicou River Resort

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Tantan, Portsmouth, Dominica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Farmington Hills, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We couldn't have anticipated how amazing this place was from the pictures and description. Dominica is a fabulous island, its people warm and friendly, the hikes, waterfalls, sea, sand, fresh fruit, - all amazing…and at the start and end of every wonderful day was our stunning cottage at Manicou River. We awoke on the hilltop, over-looking the gorgeous bay, with... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The most magnificent view you can imagine, what a great way to wake up in the morning! The hammock is lovely to watch the stars at night. An ideal place to relax. If you like to do some cooking, the kitchen is well equipped and basics like cooking oil, salt and pepper, coffee and tea are provided. You also get... More 

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well, we had a wonderful 10 days in our cottage looking over the Caribbean. We loved the open air aspect, with the breezes and night sounds of crickets and frogs. Great for sleeping! Minimal insects despite the open air aspect, perhaps due to the abundant bats which we enjoyed watching whiz past at dusk and beyond. Mosquito netting around the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for a quite place feeling like you're staying in the middle of nature, book a cottage at Manicou river. The cottage was totally made from wood and with a very comfortable bed with fresh nicely smelling linen. Electricity is available, but only to have some light during cooking or in the bathroom at night (the available bed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Manicou River was our last booking for our honeymoon. We saw some pics , emailed and book. Got to our room and the view was fantastic. Sun really just dives into the ocean every sunset. I stayed on the island for 10 days. 3 places and this place was our second stop. My favorite thing about Manicou river was that... More 

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Maumelle, Arkansas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful tree house cabins! Birds can fly right into your home and chirp all the time! Views that would cost $1000 at a different hotel. Very kind management. You will help the environment if you stay here. (It is quite a bumpy road up to the hotel.)

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Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayd in a nice tree house that was very close the restaurant that Kate and Patrick are building. The construction didn't bother us that much, because we woke up before the men started their work day (construction was only on weekdays). The bed was comfortable. The house itself was really nice and birds kept us company in the moorning... More 

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Maumelle, Arkansas
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traveled to Dominicia with my husband and 14-year-old daughter. We were aware that the cottage was basic - and we loved it. The atmosphere in the cottage, which is built entirely of wood, is warm and welcoming, and we enjoyed the smell of the wood. The view is priceless. The wildlife around the cabin is priceless-hummingbirds, lizards, scores of other... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We greatly enjoyed the 4 nights we spent at Manicou River. The view from out cottage was amazing, and it was almost completely open to the outside so we felt very close to it. I would suggest taking advantage of their offer to help you shop for seafood. It's very fresh, and there are lots of fishermen based in Portsmouth... More 

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London
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We had been due to spend 5 nights here but left after 1. All credit to Kate though who really kindly helped us find somewhere else to stay and refunded half our two night deposit which was really appreciated. On arrival in late afternoon we loved the treehouse room and views and had lovely fun evening in. But once we... More 

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Manicou_River, Owner at Manicou River Resort, responded to this review

Hi Anna, We are sorry that Manicou River was not for you and we were happy to spend some time helping you find other accommodation. It’s important for future guests to understand that Manicou River is not a silent place. Our cottages are open to nature and we are surrounded by sounds from creatures and the elements. The local road... More 

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