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Gaia Hotel & Reserve

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New Westminster, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks 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!!

Milwaukee, WI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice boutique resort that offers water views. The staff and service was A+. Went on the macaw tour onsite. Wonderful to see what the resort is doing for these birds. Since its small, there is only one restaurant, but you can take a taxi or shuttle down the road if you want to try different restaurants. The resort offers free...

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

Thank you for taking your personal time to leave comments here on this TripAdvisor forum. We appreciate all that you said and that you time with us was memorable. We also count on our guests to tell us any issues with the inside of the rooms they occupy as we are not there......you are. I can tell you the housekeeper...

Montreal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I spent five nights at Gaia Hotel & Reserve in January 2017. Perched atop a hill overlooking the lush tropical jungle, the hotel grounds are absolutely gorgeous! All of the staff is extremely professional and very well trained. In all of my travels, I have never had such impeccable service. In particular, Krishne, our concierge, provided outstanding...

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

We are so very pleased that your stay with us was over the top memorable and that your mention of our Macaw project is touching. Thank you for choosing us and for commenting on this TripAdvisor forum. Please come back and see us again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Borris (the owner) is amazing! He has trained his staff to cater to your every need. They greeted us with fruit cocktails when we arrived and everyone knew our names and that we were celebrating our anniversary. It was the perfect romantic getaway. In addition the hotel sponsors a gorgeous macaw preserve on the property! What they are doing for...

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

Your comments here really mean a lot to us and we thank you profusely for having made them on this wonderful TripAdvisor forum. We hope to see you again in the not too distant future.

Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my husband and I first trip away without the kids. I searched a lot for a nice hotel around Manuel Antonio. This was a great pick!!! The hotel staff were so nice, the property was just beautiful! We stayed at a 'Suite' lever room. Had a family area and then few stairs that took us to the bed...

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

We truly loved to have you on our property and so very glad your stay with us was beyond your expectations. At Gaia, we teach our guests new ways to dream and it appears we accomplished that with you during your stay. Thank you so much for coming to us and giving us a 5 star review.

Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This resort is absolutely fabulous. The food at the restaurant. La Luna, is excellent. Our concierge, Andres, gave us exceptional service. Also make sure you get the free tour of the property. They have a program to help preserve the macaws. You will see many macaws fairly close. Our photos of them are exceptional. Josue was our guide and he...

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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 all your very kind words and for sharing your extraordinary experience with the readers of this TripAdvisor forum.

Long Branch, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Gaia for three nights. Everything was perfect from the moment we arrived. The hotel itself is beyond beautiful, but it was the employees (Andres, Daniel, Joshua, Louis, and Aldo just to name a few) that made this hotel so special. Their hard work, personalities, and politeness made our stay one to remember! Thank you guys! We hope...

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

Indeed, our employees are our best kept secret. Thank you so much for enabling us to make your vacation time here at Gaia a memorable experience that will last a lifetime. We would love to see you again in the not too distant future. You are now an official member of the Gaia Family!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for three nights. I can only say that the staff was amazing and tried their best to make sure that we had a great time. The private tour of the reserve was informative and a "must see". They provided us with a guide for the National Park and he was great. I have to say that if...

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We are all humbled here at Gaia for all your wonderful words. We thank you for having chosen us for your holiday and hope we can see you again in the near future to again share the magic we have created here.

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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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  • 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: ₹ 18,514 - ₹ 56,454 (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
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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“131, 133 and 321 were all great rooms.”
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“Jungle view suite had excellent views, and the room itself was large.”
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“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).”
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