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    Casa Mariposa Hostel & Guesthouse

    | 50 meters North of Chirripo Trail Head, San Gerardo, Chirripo National Park, Costa Rica
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    • Excellent83%
    • Very good14%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    1 - 5 of 129 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Casa Mariposa is a truly unique place. It's an old, heavily modified house build to blend in the surrounding landscape. The owners - John and Jill are really lovely and helpful and the place has very unique atmosphere. The Colibri room with its indoor/outdoor bathroom...More

    Thank Andy Z
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This is a place you have to visit if you like nature. Not only it has perfect location, surrounded with all the birds and a forest, it is also equipped beautifully. Everything made of wood and stone makes you feel incredible cozy. Staff is also...More

    Thank Neza91
    Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

    Just the best stay. The staff and owner is super friendly, kind hearted and you can tell that they want the best for you. Really nice and calm atmosphere, clean rooms and luxurious dorm stay. They offer free coffee and tea and bakes delicious brownies...More

    Thank Linda D
    Reviewed 18 July 2017

    You can't beat the atmosphere at this one of a kind hostel. My family of 4 (kids 5 and 8) loved it here. We didn't even hike Chirripo, instead enjoyed the hiking in nearby Cloudbridge Reserve. John and Jill have created everything you need to...More

    1  Thank Mercy R
    Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

    I stayed here about 8 years ago and just decided to look it up on TripAdvisor to see if it still exists. 8 years and many hostels later (all over Central America and Europe) this remains one of my favorite hostels! It's so intimate and...More

    1  Thank Lisa G
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    • US$12 - US$28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of San Jose >
    • Chirripo National Park >
    • San Gerardo
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    Room Tips
    "Colibri room has indoor/outdoor bathroom and nice views. Bambu room has the most privacy but it is also a bit..."
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    "take advantage of the candle-lit bath!"
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    "The dorm rooms are really cool and great if you are in a group! Just make sure to re confirm your booking..."
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    "Cozy private rooms are available, though we stayed in the super cool shared bunk."
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