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Gaia Hotel & Reserve

Expedia.comUSD 279*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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NYC
Reviewed 13 January 2015

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...

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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....

Caribesur
Reviewed 10 January 2015

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...

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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...

Nerja, Spain
Reviewed 9 January 2015

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...

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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 <management@gaiahr.com> 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.

Sandys Parish, Bermuda
Reviewed 8 January 2015

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,...

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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...

Philadelphia
Reviewed 8 January 2015

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...

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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.

Parlin, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 7 January 2015

From the time we booked our reservations to the time we checked out (both times), this was one of the best vacations I've ever been on. My boyfriend and myself went on a vacation to Costa Rica in July 2013 with my parents and my sister and her fiancee. From the time we booked, we had sent countless emails with...

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

We loved your stay with us and we are very much looking forward to your return visit. The magic we created for you and your family is our best kept secret. Thank you for recognizing what we have created here at Gaia Hotel & Reserve.

Canada
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Gaia is an outstanding hotel on a beautiful property with stunning views, but the personalized service is what makes it stand out from some others. The management at staff are clearly highly trained to provide the best customer service possible. The infinity pools are an amazing place to watch the sunsets. Their private nature preserve is a great way to...

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

Thanking for our recent guests' recognition of what we do best.....we provide service, then service and above all......service. We look forward to your return visit. Thank you for mentioning us on this TripAdvisor forum.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Wonderful property and beautiful suite convenient to National Park, beaches and restaurants. Staff is friendly and very helpful. We had a wonderful time. Spa was great as was the resorts New Years celebration. The only reason I did not give it a top rating was the restaurant. The food was good but not exceptional - preparation and menu selection could...

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We would like to thank our recent guests for taking their personal time to write a review of our resort. We are thrilled you enjoyed our location and quality of service. Along with that, thank you for celebrating the coming of 2015 with us.......it was quite a night. As we take each and every review very seriously, our head of...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Gaia exceeded our expectations in every way during our stay in December 2014. The staff was attentive, courteous, and friendly, and made our stay unforgettable. Our concierge helped us plan excursions that we might like (we'd recommend paying for the Rainmaker Tour & ATV Tour, and skipping the Sunset Sailing Cruise), and made the extra effort to recommend authentic restaurants...

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We simply love it when when we exceed guests exceptions. As a 5 star resort located in on 15 acres of pristine forest and nature, we strive to maintain a perfect balance between nature and our guests needs. We spoil our guests at every turn and are very humbled by your kind recognition. Thank you for all you mentioned and...

Reviewed 5 January 2015

I had a superb time in Gaia Hotel & Reserve. The staff are extremely kind and attentive. Specially the 3 concierges that are at guests dipsoval 24hs. It counts with a great infra-structure: golf cars to take you up and down, suttles to take yu to the beaches, car pick up to/from the airport in Quepos, the Spa, the bar......

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The entire staff are truly pleased that your stay with us was superb! We strive to please our guests at every turn and it appears we succeeded. Thank you for initially choosing us and recognizing what we do between our hotel concept and our commitment to nature that surrounds us every day. We are committed to our environment as well...

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
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
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $253 - $507 (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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Gaia Hotel And Reserve
Gaia Hotel Reserve
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#1 Green Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
#2 Luxury Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“We were in a Jungle View Suite. It was very spacious and beautiful.”
JulieC2821, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“The rooms were clean and we loved the turn down service every night.”
712rital, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“2 bedroom villa is amazing, but I saw other rooms that were smaller and gorgeous. You cannot go wrong.”
PattiTraveler777, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Our Jungle View Suite was comfortable and affordable, but I would definitely consider paying more for an Ocean View when we return.”
portions4foxes, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view. Check the hotel site photos.”
nolagrimes, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
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