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New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You will not regret staying at this incredibly epic hotel. Manicou River is perfect for someone interested in doing something a little out of their comfort zone. The rooms are beautiful little wooden bungalows built into the hills of a lush rainforest, each suited with incredible views of Douglas Bay and Cabrits National Park. The hotel is not connected to...

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Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here with my family for four nights and it was one of the most relaxing and beautiful places I've stayed. The staff at Manicou River were professional, friendly, and attentive and were able to provide us with the best care. The food here was amazing, as were the cocktails! The local guides that were recommended to us were...

Thank Freya H
Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Our last stay of 4 nights on Dominica and this establishment gets my vote for most professional from the ground staff to the host and hostess. Fantastic restaurant and staff. Great for organising local guides and in-house massages. Perfect scenery and beautifully appointed rooms. Really appreciate the good quality, natural and clean mosquito nets. Ecoluxury.

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Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 15 June 2016

My husband and I visited Dominica to celebrate our 10 year Anniversary. Manicou River Resort was exactly what we wanted; we were able to enjoy the island in an eco-friendly way with lots of luxurious touches. We especially enjoyed the wonderful dinners and creative cocktails, made from locally sourced products. I loved the locally made bath products, and even purchased...

1Thank Jenni W
New York City, New York
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Marry an eco-lodge with a luxury boutique hotel, locate it in the Garden of Eden, on a hill overlooking the ocean …and you have Manicou River Resort on Dominica. We just returned from four days at Manicou River and the only unpleasantness we experienced was that we hated leaving. The views were breathtaking—from our room or from the bar and...

1Thank Lolabella48
New York, NY
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We stayed a week in April 2016. We loved the cottage which had everything we needed for a luxurious retreat in the nature, including an open wall and a view that must be one of the best views in Dominica. Kate and Patrick were excellent hosts who helped us plan meals and excursions and answered all our questions. Our best...

1Thank Arthur8129
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 15 May 2016

My husband and I visited Dominica for our honeymoon. We did not stay here, but went to dinner at the restaurant by recommendation of our guide. It was AMAZING! The view was spectacular and the food was by far the best we had on the island. They also have really interesting flavored rums that were very fun to try and...

Thank lissawarner
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 26 March 2016

It has been two weeks since we returned from our stay at Manicou and our hearts are still in Dominica! Many thanks to Kate, Patrick and staff who, not only provided wonderful, eco-friendly accommodations, but also arranged guided hikes and activities. Our cabin was both spacious and comfortable while affording us a fantastic view of Prince Rupert Bay, Cabrits National...

1Thank Tim B
Kitchener, Canada
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We just returned from Manicou. Can't say enough about the location, views, food and hosts. Rooms were everything promised - spacious, clean and open to all the natural beauty that is Dominica. Dinners were enjoyed with an incredible view of the Caribbean Sea and all the local flavours available - fish, veg, fruit, spice. Host Kate and Patrick attention to...

1Thank JimTremble
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Our Manicou River stay was an experience to remember, and hopefully repeat. The accommodation is breathtaking - the cottages are very comfortable, completely off the grid and beautifully built from local material, with wonderful views over the Caribbean Sea and Cabrits National Park. Kate and Patrick are fantastic hosts, with a huge amount of knowledge of Dominica and the surrounding...

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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 

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Address: Tanetane, Portsmouth, Dominica
Region: Caribbean > Dominica > Saint John Parish > Portsmouth
Price Range: RM1,068 - RM1,290 (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
Manicou River Dominica/Portsmouth
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“Rent a car that can handle the dominican roads!”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles robins135, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Can't go wrong. There is one villa that is larger for families but beyond that each cottage has stunning views and surroundings.”
 of 5 bubbles 480christyc, 21 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The top cabin has two beds and probably the best view.”
 of 5 bubbles LucySmith2013, 29 Mar 2015 | Read review
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