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Villas Nicolas

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Benicia, California
Reviewed 24 May 2011

My husband and I spent two nights at Villas Nicolas, and of all the places we stayed while in Costa Rica, we most wish we could go back to Villas Nicolas! While it was the most expensive place we stayed, it was absolutely amazing. We had Villa #3 up, which had a gorgeous view of the ocean and the treetops....

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 May 2011

We made the unfortunate decision to stay here on our way back to San Jose from Uvita for the last night of our honeymoon. At the beginning, it seemed like this was a property with beautiful landscaping and beautiful views for a reasonable price. Because it does have all of those things I will give it a second star. The...

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slitherCR, General Manager at Villas Nicolas, responded to this review

When I spoke personally with this guest, the only complaint he had was the lack of telephone service after hours in his room. I am therefore surprised at the litany of complaints that are mentioned here. They arrived on a "walk in " basis for 1 night in the evening prior to our reception closing. The receptionist answered their questions...

Golden, Colorado
Reviewed 24 April 2011

Their website says they may not be for everyone, but we cannot find a vault! The service has been terrific, the room is unbelievable, and the grounds are beautiful! We have a large private patio outside our small room with seating and a hammock and an unbelievable view across the forest to the beach below. The pool is a good...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 21 April 2011

This is a postdated review. My fiance and I traveled to Manuel Antonio in January of 2009 and absolutely loved this hotel. The balcony itself and the view were definitely the highlights! This hotel met all of our needs- budget, location, privacy, and experience. The hotel provides a very serene, tropical, feel. It's in a great location on a street...

1Thank lec1021
Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 19 April 2011

Privately owned townhouses,,we rented an upper and a lower one. Great porch and views of the rock and the water. Very nice pool, and small restaurant. Nice breakfast included daily, and two borthers run the retauarant at night. Great, fresh cooking and alot of value for the money. We had beef and fresh dorado and were very pleased. Furnishings are...

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Rockford, Iowa
Reviewed 20 February 2011

My wife and 7 year old son recently visited Costa Rica and had a fantastic time. The only negatives on our trip where the hotel accomidations. On the second leg of our trip we stayed at Villas Nicolas for 4 nights. We had spend the previous 4 nights at Tree Houses hotel near La Fortuna and were thrilled to be...

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slitherCR, General Manager at Villas Nicolas, responded to this review

Our units have all been updated and we are frequently "tweaking"" things here and there at Villas Nicolas. Cleanliness is one of our priorities, many of our reviewers have congratulated us on it , and if "the ball was dropped" in your case we will definitely heed your comments on this. Villas Nicolas is 22 year old property whose jungle...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 January 2011

My boyfriend and I traveled to Manuel Antonio and I had looked at sooo many hotels and we finally found this one. It turns out all the hotels are all basically within a mile of eachother. Villas Nicolas was amazing. Our room had a huge spacious patio with a great view. The hotel's website's pictures is exactly what it looks...

1Thank JesiAndrea89
Reviewed 2 January 2011

We stayed here for our honeymoon and it was perfect. Great value, excellent staff, and THE BEST restaurant we ate at the entire time we were in Manuel Antonio. The restaurant is brand new, so there's no listing for it on this site, but we highly recommend you eat there!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 January 2011

Manuel Antonio is beautiful - gorgeous beaches, lots of adventure activities, a beautiful national park. The downside is that it's incredibly touristy. It's virtually impossible to do anything without a tour guide or eat somewhere other than a hotel. So this results in lots of hotels that are very expensive (especially during high season) and not well-maintained. Villas Nicolas is...

1Thank BDLee82
Mountain View, California
Reviewed 29 August 2010

This is a great place to stay. You can see monkeys, bats, agoutis ... and lots of other wildlife from your covered deck, lying in your hammock there. Has a kitchen, close to good restaurants. Staff is fantastic and will bend over backwards to help you if you need it. The pool is nice and warm, and it is just...

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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villas Nicolas is a small 18 room condominium style hotel.We are located on the Manuel Antonio mountainside overlooking the Pacific Ocean.Our hotel is comprised of 5 rows of terraced rooms (approx 4 rooms per row)surrounded by gardens and jungle....all with oceanviews. Villas Nicolas is designed for the independent traveler who prefers "small & intimate" to the "all inclusive" resort type experience.Our Type 3 suites have full kitchens for those who wish to take advantage of the local produce and fresh fish that this area provides.We offer on site management and all night security. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villas Nicolas

Address: Carretera Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio National Park 6130, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: €128 - €181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Villas Nicolas Hotel Manuel Antonio National Park
Hotel Nicolas
Villas Nicolas Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“all the rooms have a balcony with hammock but I want Pacific Ocean view.”
_janashep, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Those away from the road facing the sea”
Villa-Miramonti, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I like the Type 3's with the huge balconies.”
477ChrisA, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The higher for view”
676benc, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“rooms farthest from road would be quieter”
H_CLAY687, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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