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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 20 January 2014

We just spent three nights at Manicou River (were originally going to stay two but liked it so much), after also spending three nights at Crescent Moon Cabins (which we loved to pieces if people are looking to split time between locations). The Manicou River cabins are so clean and remarkably well-appointed - from the kitchens (loved all the supplies...

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Manicou_River, Owner at Manicou River, responded to this review

Hi Rachel, Thanks for taking the time to write such a thorough and kind review. We are so happy that Manicou River helped to make your stay on Dominica a memorable one. You and Andrew were great guests. We really enjoyed meeting you. Keep in touch via Facebook. Kate and Patrick

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Image a treehouse with a postcard perfect view over the bay and sunset from bed or the hammock - could not be better! Plus a attentive management team. Be sure to rent a 4-wheel-drive to reacht the hotel. My favorite place on Dominica!!

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Manicou_River, Owner at Manicou River, responded to this review

Hi Fabian, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We really enjoyed meeting you guys. Please come back! Kind regards, Kate and Patrick

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 21 December 2013

My wife and I honeymooned here in November 2012. We spend 5 awesome days, 4 nights in the tree house. The place is a short drive down to a beautiful bay with beach and great snorkeling, a short trip to Portsmouth market and restaurants, the local school, fishermen selling fresh catch and easy access to the West Highway. Hide your...

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Manicou_River, Owner at Manicou River, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write this review. Since taking over in April 2013 we have introduced many improvements including some hand-made wooden boxes for storing food and keeping it out of reach of those thieving birds! Kate and Patrick.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2013

This is a truly amazing place to stay. Don't hesitate, book it! We had heard that Dominica is one of the last unspoilt places in the Caribbean and we knew we wanted to be somewhere remote and beautiful but I was a little bit apprehensive about whether Manicou would be too rugged, that wasn't the case. From the warm welcome...

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Topsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2013

My wife and I stayed at Manicou River for 10 days in the second half of July earlier this year. We had both been working so hard what we needed more than anything was a retreat from our work commitments and daily routine. We definitely made the right decision because I can't think of a time i've felt more relaxed...

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Reviewed 26 October 2013

We spent two days in Manicou Resort. Our cottage was lovely with a breathtaking view ! The site is very peaceful, that's all we needed ! Kate is very welcoming and kind. If we ever come back to Dominia we will for sure stay at Manicou resort :) thank you !!!!!!!!

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 23 October 2013

Manicou River Resort was amazing – we stayed a week and loved our cottage and the island. The view from our cottage was spectacular! Every morning we’d awake to this breathtaking panorama over the bay and could hardly leave to explore the island. Our cottage was like camping in a tree house only in comfort! The cottages, which they call...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2013

This is a magic place. We loved our cabin with a great view of the sea and the birds and the moon and stars at night. I slept like a baby. While we were there, wifi was installed so we could be connected if we wanted to be. The drive up through the property is like going through a botanical...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 8 October 2013

My husband and I spent 4 nights here during a week long trip to Dominica in March. The drive up the hill can be intimidating but it's completely worth it! The view from your room is stunning at any time of day (my jaw actually dropped!), the people that own it are friendly and helpful, and the room itself is...

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ManicouRiverResort, Owner at Manicou River, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write this lovely review. We do indeed now have solar power so a little bit of light (not too much) and a small fridge so you no longer have to use a cooler. We do hope you will come back. We are currently running an offer for returning guests. Book 2 nights...

Philippine, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 June 2013

We were one of the first guest after the take over by the new owners. They are very enthousiastic and sent us a good road description in advance. Be aware that there drive way is very steep so take a very low gear. The lodges are beautiful and the views magnificent. The new owners will improve the resort by installing...

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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT SINCE APRIL 2013. Manicou River is a collection of hand-crafted wooden cottages perched on the mountainside high above Douglas Bay and the Cabrits National Park on the beautiful, pristine island of Dominica. Our view is one of the best on the island, taking in mountains, the Caribbean Sea and the small town of Portsmouth below. We offer a simple, relaxing, nature experience with just the right touches of luxury. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manicou River

Address: Tanetane, Portsmouth, Dominica
Region: Caribbean > Dominica > Saint John Parish > Portsmouth
Price Range: ₹ 17,373 - ₹ 20,939 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Manicou River 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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Manicou River Eco Hotel Portsmouth
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“Book well ahead of your trip and contact Manicou River directly.”
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Lolabella48, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We preferred bottom 2 cottages because they are more open. Top cottage has lattice wall to separate main room from outside railing/deck.”
AJDirt, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rent a car that can handle the dominican roads!”
500freyah, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are three cottages. We stayed in Cottage #1--which was the highest up, but I honestly think they are all equivalent.”
215jenniw, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Tree houses that are completely open allow an amazing Eco-tourist experience, spectacular views and the opportunity to fully experience the flora and fauna of Dominica.”
robins135, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
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