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Gaia Hotel & Reserve

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Gaia Hotel offers an exceptional service. Rooms are big and comfortable, including amenities such as Netflix or DVD. Hotel installations are also very good. The hotel has its own natural reserve, and a free excursion through the property is included. Hotel also have a free shuttle to Manuel Antonio.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed in Gaia for 11 nights, we enjoyed our stay in general! It might not be your regular traditional 5 star hotel, but definitely up to a 5 star standard. Room: spacious and clean, relaxing decor, huge and comfy bed, would be better if there was a closet and a desk. Having Netflix on TV is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just came back from our 3 night stay at GAIA. The 3 nights at GAIA were wonderful. Each and every one of the staff members were courteous, helpful, and extremely hospitable. Everyone made you feel at home. The views of the beach, rainforest, and other parts of Manual Antonio are the best in the area. Daniel was one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just returned from our trip to Costa Rica and had an amazing time, including our stay at GAIA. The way the hotel is situated you feel like you're sitting inside your own personal and private rainforest. Beautiful lush surroundings and very tranquil. We really enjoyed it here. The employees were so attentive to us and always striving to please.... More 

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

Thanking our recent guest for their wonderful 5 star comments on our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. We are so happy your stay with us was nothing short of amazing...... We hope to see you soon and thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paradise is not a good enough word to describe this place. Where do I even start? From the moment we made the reservation the staff has been unbelievably accommodating, kind, patient, and all around fantastic. We started off with the amazing Sandy who ensured that all my families needs were met for my mother's 50th birthday and took amazing care... More 

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

Thanking our recent guest for choosing us to start. Amazing guests for our small luxury boutique hotel in the rain forest. We were thrilled to help celebrate your mom's special birthday.....all our staff truly enjoyed spoiling you. Can't wait to see you again in the not too distant future........Thanks for your lovely comments here. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just spent my 50th birthday at the Gaia Hotel and Reserve. After traveling through other areas of Costa Rica, my family wanted to spend the last days of our trip relaxing and getting a bit pampered. This hotel was magical. The property is just a short shuttle ride from the national park and beach, but because of the size... More 

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

Once again, the word "magical" pops up in our guests' commentary. We truly loved having you on our property as it gave us a chance to pamper you and your family .......more than you expected and all that you deserve. Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gaia is truly magical. The service is also impeccable as they will do everything to take care of you during your stay. Roy & Nicco went above and beyond for us during our stay. Pool is best we've ever seen on top of rainforest. Will tell all of our friends about Gaia.

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

Thank you. Your wonderful review means a lot to us. Yes, Gaia is truly magical. We are thrilled you got that message. We welcome you back as well as your friends. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful area of quepos, hotel was very nice and clean. Scarlet macaws flying right outside the room. Food was good, service was excellent. The whole experience was great. Awesome lightning shows from the room and a great view of the pacific and the mountains near the hotel. Great area to be in. A lot of places to see, visit. Beach... More 

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

Our recent guests hit the nail on the head.....Gaia is not just a place to stay and rest your head.......Gaia is an EXPERIENCE...... Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum. We look forward to your return visit to us. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How sweet to find this hotel in Manuel Antonio. The service was great, the place feels like home. The hotel pays attention to detail in every aspect- from the way the hotel is designed to the amenities. The food was good-try the bbq burger! The rooms were very clean, comfortable, spacious and relaxing. The servers, the drivers and the bellman... More 

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borism1, Owner at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, responded to this review

We thank you for your wonderful review and needless to say, and although normally our Terra Spa is a very wonderful experience, we acknowledge that the day of your treatments we had a new physical therapist that, as you point out, was not up to the Gaia five-star standard; the issue has been resolved and I personally apologize for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked 3 rooms here in May and had a very pleasant experience. It was relaxing and peaceful. The staff was fabulous. Loved the entryway. My highest accolades go to the employees. Always had a smile and a willingness to please. My husband and daughter went fishing and the chef went over and above board preparing it 3 different ways.... More 

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

Thanking our recent guest for their wonderful comments on our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. We are thrilled you had such a magical holiday......and we look forward to hosting you again.....please come back soon!! Thank you for sharing your experience on this TripAdvisor forum. More 

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • 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
  • 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: $211 - $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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