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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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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the BEST hotels we've ever been to. Not only the place is beautiful, surrounded by nature, with a great view and luxurious, environmental friendly rooms, but also the customer service was over the top. Every single employee in the hotel made us feel welcome and helped to make our time at Gaia hotel just perfect. We are from... More 

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

We are so happy that you stayed with us and that your experience was nothing short of 5 star. Se are proud to have chosen Costa Rica for our Gaia project and proud to have such wonderful guests such as yourselves come and experience the magic we have created here. Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The property is set in a lush forest, atop a hillside, with great views of the surrounding mountain range, and the ocean. The service provided by the staff was exceptional. My wife and I will definitely return.

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

And certainly, we can not wait for your return to us. We can not wait to count you among the numerous repeat guests that come year after year. Thank you for sharing your experience on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

Long Island, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Gaia in early July with our family of 4 including 2 children ages 16 and 18. We could not have been more pleased with the accommodations and service. Our personal concierge Nico was terrific, and he helped us out with a booking misunderstanding by offering our kids their own room to accommodate us. The grounds are beautiful... More 

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you.....Thank you.....We are thrilled with your words in your very kind review and thank you for taking your personal time to share with others on this TripAdvisor forum.. Gaia is a very special place but not as special as guests like yourselves. More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked away in the side of a hill, the Gaia H & R is a respite from the world and all its cares. Other reviews have covered most of what I would say; nevertheless, it should be stated again, the service, from the moment you enter the compound until the minute you depart, is 5 star+++. Every individual we encountered... More 

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thanking our recent guest for such a wonderful 5 star review on this TripAdvisor forum. We count you among our greatest guest and we loved being able to spoil you while in our home. Thank you for coming and thank you for sharing your experience in this space. We would love to see you again in the not too distant... More 

Estero, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing hotel and experience!! They treated us like royalty for our honeymoon. At one point the even got me medicine because I had really bad motion sickness. Also after checking out of the hotel and leaving, Gaia called our driver to tell him that I forgot my purse. They packed it up for me and immediately sent it to the... More 

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

It is an understatement to say that you were an amazing couple and we thank you for choosing us for your honeymoon. We enjoyed being able to celebrate the beginning or your new life together and suffice it to say wl look forward to seeing you again on our property. One of our biggest compliments is when guests return and/or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have stayed at some pretty nice all inclusive resorts that are supposedly five stars but this place is the best best place and worth every penny. When my boyfriend and I first checked in it was a pretty hot day and we received cold towels and a delicious fruit drink upon entering reception. Roy was our concierge and is... More 

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

We are so thrilled that we were able to come to your rescue several times during your stay with us. Once on our property, a guest is considered family to us and nothing will stand in the way of that philosophy. We hope to see you again and be able to take you into our hands and hearts. Thank you... More 

Encinitas, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gaia truly lives up to it's reputation as a five star resort. Everything was fantastic and we can't wait to go back. Everyone was very friendly, the room was great, food and service was excellent and the resort itself is perfect for a quiet, adult getaway.

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thanking our recent guest for the 5 star review he has shared with other readers of this TripAdvisor forum. Indeed being adults and teens only lends a certain mystique here that other hotels just can not match. Quite when you want it coupled with service beyond compare. Thank you for your very kind words. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing...from the moment you walk into reception and you're greeted with a cold towel and a fresh tropical drink to the moment you're having coffee and see pairs of Scarlett Macaws fly by or get a view of the monkeys and sloths in the surrounding trees. A very special place. Can't wait to return. Pura Vida.

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you! "Amazing" is just one adjective that correctly describes Gaia Hotel & Reserve. Your insight and tribute to what we do here is truly appreciated. We believe we have raised the bar here in Manuel Antonio, if not in all of Costa Rica, in hotel service. Having just been awarded the Best Boutique Hotel in Central America and Mexico... More 

Brantford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I traveled Costa Rica for ten days. Each stop was unique, we stayed at Nayara Springs in La Fortuna, an Airbnb in Monteverde and Gaia Hotel and reserve in Manual Antonio. I honestly feel that Gaia was the best of all three stops, which considering Nayara is one of the best hotels in the world...that says something.... More 

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Well, we receive many 5 star reviews from our guests but yours quite frankly moved us. Everything you pointed out in the review is so true and our commitment to ecology and sustainability is unchallenged. We invite readers of your review to see for themselves what goes on everyday in our 5 star boutique hotel.......It is a 5 star destination... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this hotel. The property was beautiful and the rooms were fantastic. Comfortable bed, huge bathroom, including a fantastic shower. Service was top notch. Zero wait time for a golf cart to take you up and down the hill. Thoughtful touches like wine opener and umbrellas in the room. The attached restaurant was hit or miss in our opinion,... More 

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Thomas F, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. Indeed, we would love to have you on our property and spoil you once again. Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gaia Hotel, Manuel Antonio's only 5-star resort and dining. Bask in our infinity-edge pools, dash Aveda bath salts into your Jacuzzi and relax enjoying the jungle and ocean views. Rooms feature A/C, cable, flat screen TVs, portable phones, home entertainment units, internet connectivity, coffee-maker, mini-bar, safety box, hairdryer, 24/7 room service and full spa services. Your personal valet sees to your needs, and our Nature Guide hosts an exclusive tour of our 12-acre Nature Reserve. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gaia Hotel & Reserve

Address: Km 2.7 Carretera Quepos a Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $179 - $530 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Gaia Hotel & Reserve 4.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Gaia Hotel And Reserve
Gaia Hotel & Reserve Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#1 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#2 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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