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Gaia Hotel & Reserve

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winchester
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I just spent six nights at this unique hotel and reserve and enjoyed it tremendously. This is an unusual hotel in its size, management and quality. With just 22 rooms surrounded by their own wildlife reserve teeming with animals you are assured of an unusually good experience. They kindly gave us a room accessible by golf buggy...

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

We truly are grateful that you chose us for your holiday destination and that our service and atmosphere was to your liking. Thank you so much for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum and we hope to see you again in the not too distant future. We have a room with your name on it.

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at GAIA for 4 nights as part of a 2 week holiday in Costa Rica. We are extremely pleased that we stayed at GAIA. The meals were excellent, as were the wait staff- they could not do enough for you. We thought that being in a captive location that meals may be expensive or average in quality -...

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

Thank you so very much for your high recommendation. Se work hard here to see that our guests are comforted in every way and it appears we succeeded with you. For this we are grateful and truly hope to see you again.. Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were only here for three nights, but leaving felt like saying goodbye to friends and family. Loved the room, the view and the grounds. The admin and restaurant staff gave service with a smile and did all they could to help. Restaurant food was good - my first ceviche which I loved.

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

Wow....you did not stay long enough! Come back soon as we truly loved spoiling you and sharing with you the magic we have created here. Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum.

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

i took my wife to Costa Rica for her 50th birthday, and I selected GAIA as the hotel in which we'd spend the most of our time... i could not have been more pleased with my selection. From the moment i booked the reservation, the staff was beyond helpful. Geovaldo spent a significant amount of time with me via email...

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

Thanking our recent guests for choosing us for their special celebration Holiday....!! And thank you for bestowing on us a 5 star review. We truly enjoyed spoiling you while you were here and we hope to see you both in the not too distant future. Your comments here on this TripAdvisor forum mean a lot to us and for this...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our stay at Gaia was truly phenomenal. While Manuel Antonio National Park was an incredible place to be on its own, staying at Gaia only improved upon our time in the area. For starters, the grounds on the resort are beautiful. Being surrounded by the reserve and all of its inhabitants (including macaws, monkeys, iguanas, sloths, geckos, toucans, etc.) was...

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

Thanking our recent guests for choosing us......we are truly grateful...!! And thank you for taking your personal time to share with others your magical experience...... As we say here at Gaia......we teach our guests new ways to dream the experience of life......

Neptune, New Jersey
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The setting of this hotel was beautiful. The birds, sloths and lizards were memorable. The staff provided the friendliest service and great suggestions. Breakfast was delicious and the coffee couldn't be beat.

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

We are so glad we exceeded your expectations. Most of our wonderful guests like yourselves are blown away by the outstanding service that we provide. And you as our precious guests deserve nothing less..... Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum.

Washington, DC
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel itself is absolutely beautiful, with comfortable rooms and excellent amenities. It's a great and relaxing place to make your base of operations as you explore this area. But the standout aspect of this hotel is the staff and the lengths they go to to look after guests. We were there for a friend's wedding and our flight home...

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

Thanking our recent guests for their wonderful 5 star review of our Gaia Hotel & Reserve. Like most of our guests comment, our staff is simply the best......genuine and utterly dedicated to their work ethic. They are our best kept secret...!!! Thank you for sharing on this TripAdvisor forum.

New Westminster, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have just had the pleasure of staying three nights at this wonderful hotel. If you read the reviews of this hotel, the overall theme is service, service, service, and our experience was no different. Thank you to our personal concierge, the staff in the restaurant and at the pool, the men who drove us up and down to and...

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

Such a wonderful review by some very wonderful guests. Thank you so much for choosing us and for giving such a glowing review. We hope the rest of your holiday was memorable and we hope to see you again in the not too distant future.

gpetrie868
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easily one of the world's most beautiful resorts. This is Paradise! Perfect location, excellent food and superior service! Lots of daytime trips, horseback riding, beaches, jungle tours and Macaw sanctuary! My all time favorite place!!!

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

Your review is so warming to the hearts of all our employees. Thank you so much for your 5 stars you gave us. And we would love to count you among our long list of return guests. Let's create magic again together? Your sharing on this TripAdvisor forum means a lot to us.

Lima, Peru
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister recently had a destination wedding at Gaia Hotel & Reserve, and I cannot say enough great things about this place. First of all, Costa Rica is an amazingly beautiful destination for a wedding, and the views from Gaia are breathtaking. Location: Gaia is about a 3 hours drive from the airport, but once you get there, it is...

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

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments here on this TripAdvisor forum. We were thrilled to have you on our property for your very special ceremony and hope that the celebration continues throughout your lives!!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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: €262 - €811 (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 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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“Jungle view suite had excellent views, and the room itself was large.”
 of 5 bubbles chasem8941, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Just a heads up: the format of the hotel, built into a hill, means that certain rooms require a LOT of walking up steep inclines and/or steps, just to get from the room to the pool or the main building. In the heat and humidity it can be tedious, even for healthy people. If you have any mobility limitations, be sure to book a room that doesn't require as much walking around (which may limit your fare options).”
 of 5 bubbles es20082014, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are superior”
 of 5 bubbles jorgepU83ZB, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The suite was stunningly gorgeous!”
 of 5 bubbles mylesmck, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I believe all of the rooms are good. We did not ask for anything special, but we got a room with ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles 604jerryh, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
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