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La Mariposa Hotel

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

We jsut spent three nights here. The views at this hotel, if you get the right room, are absolutely breathtaking. We had a corner room--#36--and had spectacular views of the ocean. The staff are really nice there and there are four pools on site--we didn't use any because the beaches nearby (the hotel has timed shuttles) is so much fun...

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New York City, New York
HOTEL’S FAVOURITE REVIEW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upstairs room facing out on the Pacific. Beautiful view. Comfortable. Pool was delightful. Sunsets from the hotel are 10/10! Food delicious, service great. Breakfast was fantastic with delicious fruit and omelets. Juices and local coffee hit the spot. Front desk staff were very helpful.

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About Hotel's Favourite Review
Manfred A, Director Comercial at La Mariposa Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Allani, Greetings from La Mariposa Hotel. We are glad you have enjoyed your stay and our famous delicious fresh fruits and omelets. We look very much forward to having you again at the hotel. Pura Vida,

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this hotel in the recommendation of a friend that went a couple of months before us. Communication prior to arrival was straightforward. Once we arrived everything was ready and we had a wonderful stay. The hotel was close to good restaurants and has a shuttle service to the beach. Good views of the water, nice bed, good...

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Manfred A, Director Comercial at La Mariposa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stacy, Thank you for being our valued customers. We are grateful for the pleasure of serving you. We are happy to have been part of the celebration of your husband's birthday. Thank you really much for your kind vote and review. We wish you a beautiful summer and a joyous year. Pura Vida,

Middletown, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

4th return visit and everything was beautiful. Just can't beat the views. Spring break added volume but you could still find a quiet spot to relax. More of a Key West vibe by the pool bar but Ciebo always provides great drinks and conversation. Conveniently located to everything and a free shuttle is provided for the national park.

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Manfred A, Director Comercial at La Mariposa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michelle, Greetings from La Mariposa Hotel! We are glad you have enjoyed your stay for the 4th time; we look very much forward to having you again at the hotel. Pura Vida,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The good. Breathtaking views. Breakfast on the main patio, swimming in the pool, on the room balcony, all offer stunning panoramic views. Friendly staff. The wait staff at breakfast​ was exceptional, bartender was excellent, the security guards (specifically Alan) were extremely helpful. The staff had great English and were very warm and welcoming. We get a full-service breakfast, not a...

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Manfred A, Director Comercial at La Mariposa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Many thanks for your special opinion, which in a nutshell describes the essence of our hotel. We have taken note about the jacuzzi in the pool area and the same will be being repaired soon. We hope to see you soon. Pura Vida,

UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We set out to tour Costa Rica to see wildlife and our first two nights were spent at the Toucan Rescue Ranch near San Jose. This is not a zoo but a rehabilitation and rescue centre run as a charity for toucans, owls, hawks etc and a variety of other animals. We saw all but two of the animals on...

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Manfred A, Director Comercial at La Mariposa Hotel, responded to this review

What an excellent review! Written with the heart of a nature lover. Here in La Mariposa we are proud to be part of this biological corridor of the National Park and we have maintained for 45 years a close relationship of coexistence with mother nature. Thank you so much George. Pura Vida,

Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a perfect place to watch the beautiful Costa Rican sunset. A group of 12 went to the bar at the hotel to watch the sunset and to have drinks and appetizers. The service was good, the drinks were good, the food was good but the Sunset was AMAZING.

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Manfred A, Director Comercial at La Mariposa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Meredith, Thank you for being our valued customers. We are grateful for the pleasure of serving you and I hope we have fulfilled your expectations regarding our hospitality, the food and drinks. Of course that our location is the best spot to enjoy the legendary sunsets in all over Manuel Antonio. Thank you really much for your kind vote...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall we had a great stay at La Mariposa. The rooms are overly spacious and the ocean view room has a fantastic view of the ocean, as does their dining/breakfast patio. The only thing that needs upgraded are the mattresses, there was nothing comfortable about it! The hotel has a great location - we walked to Playa Biesanz and Playa...

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Manfred A, Director Comercial at La Mariposa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear HollyCoob, We are very grateful to hear your opinion about your stay in La Mariposa. In relation to the aforementioned of the mattresses, I am pleased to inform you that we are replacing all these within the next month. We are listening to your comments and taking action to improve day by day. Thank you really much for your...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has the best views of Manuel Antonio. Eating breakfast in the morning on the outside patio made the trip incredible. Unfortunately the hotel is aging and not much has been invested recently. While the rooms have beautiful views, they had the bare minimum and the mattresses weren't great. However, the drinks and food were reasonably priced and their...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We treated ourselves to a night here after being booked by our tour for 5 nights down near the beach and getting a bit frustrated with not being able to swim. (The sea is too strong for swimming with children) This hotel is gorgeous if you want to spend some down time by the pool- just amazing views and a...

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  • Pool
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  • Restaurant
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Internet
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in one of the most magnificent settings in the world, Hotel La Mariposa stands majestically a top the highest point in Manuel Antonio and is best known for its award-winning 360 degree view overlooking the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean and the Manuel Antonio National Park, in Costa Rica. Nature and luxury flawlessly combine with 63 well-appointed rooms in a Spanish-Mediterranean architectural design and tropical gardens with walkways and trails meticulously landscaped to reflect the natural beauty of Costa Rica's abundant plant and wildlife. Experience the stunning magic of the legendary Manuel Antonio sunsets while sipping a tropical cocktail at our "Sunset Bar and Lounge," while dining in our world-class international restaurant "Le Papillon" With over 38 years experience, our personalized service and unforgettable views have made La Mariposa a top choice for the most discriminating travellers, who relish both its intimacy and magnificence. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Mariposa Hotel

Address: Manuel Antonio Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park 60601, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $242 - $404 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — La Mariposa Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
La Mariposa Costa Rica
La Mariposa Hotel Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“As for high floors.”
ohdesi74, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“If you want a view you must request it. Most rooms have balconies and they are wonderful!”
allani28, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Awesome views”
chevy4wd, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Some room are renovated and nicer, some are somewhat uninviting.”
MrSwarm, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“55 has great views 54 similar. Together they are great for a family of 4 as they are the only rooms on that level.”
EfinDan, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
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