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La Mariposa Hotel

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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 60 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 45 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.
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Free Parking
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Accessible rooms
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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100 metros SE de Plaza Vista Manuel Antonio Beach, Manuel Antonio 60601 Costa Rica
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Juan Santamaria Intl Airport67 km
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This is a great Hotel sitting on the top of a mountain overlooking the Pacific Ocean they have great pool area and the people are wonderful. Even though you are well above the beaches there are shuttles run regularly to the beach and all all of the activities that you can
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We feel incredibly fortunate to have chosen La Mariposa from the many hotels in the Manuel Antonio area of Costa Rica. Here is why: The views of the sunsets are the BEST I have ever experienced! The gigantic "infinity" pool is extraordinary (or plug in any other superlative you
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We stayed there in late January 2019. I was very impressed by the style and cleanliness of the property. The staff was friendly and professional. The views were stunning and the breakfast was excellent. The view was so impressive we had dinner one night, I did not expect the
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My mom and I spent a week here and absolutely loved it. The view from the restaurant and pool areas is spectacular. The place is clean and the service is excellent. The staff - front desk, restaurant, anyone - were so friendly and helpful. Was so pleased by the diversity of
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Lovely hotel set up the hill from the main town. Stunning setting with beautiful views. Room was spacious and luxurious . Lovely swim up pool bar where the wonderful Ceibo will welcome you with a warm smile and a cold drink. Thoroughly recommended
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The Standard Ocean View Room at the La Mariposa Hotel
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The Standard Ocean View Room at the La Mariposa Hotel
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The Full Ocean View Room at the La Mariposa Hotel
2 beach chairs & umbrella $10, during the week. Sat &Sun $15 for the same 3 items. One could use $s or Pesos, everywhere! Never took the shuttle, walk down to the beach 20 minutes, make left and walk another 20 minutes to the end if you wish. Great food at several location by the beach. Now walking back to La Mariposa, is a great experience if you don't need to rush. Enjoy the birds, monkeys and sleuths, if you take your time
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Dear Sir or Madam, Greetings from one of the most beautiful destinations of Costa Rica! Thank you for taking the time and contacting us before making your decision booking the room. Our ongoing renovation works will be definitively completed before December 20th, 2017. And we would be grateful to welcome you to experience our brand new product! I can guarantee that for the dates at the end of January, construction works will not be carried out on the property. Thank you really much for your preference and we look forward to welcoming you at La Mariposa Hotel. With Kind Regards, Manfred Arias Guest Relations Manager Hotel La Mariposa
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All restaurants take both currencies, however if you pay with a credit card you get a better exchange.
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Yes. Locally we do accept US dollars. Many businesses will accept USA currency as a courtesy. So businesses that choose to accept US dollars set their own exchange rate, so you may find the rate different from store to store, and the rate will NOT be in your favour If you compare this with the official exchange rate given by the local Banks which is higher. Also, most of the times you will receive your change in Costa Rican currency (Colones) We hope this information helps. We can’t wait to see you here at our lovely place. Pura Vida. Manfred Arias Sales Manager Hotel La Mariposa
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We stayed at the Parador Resort early July. I purchased raincoats for the entire family, but we only wore them once. The rain is fairly predictable, starts around 4 in the afternoon and can go all night, complete with thunder and lightning. We found it very enjoyable.
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"you could ask for main building, upper floor rooms -- for a bit of an up-charge"
"We had number 60, I would have been up one floor for a better view."
"Our room was 34 and had a beautiful view of the ocean"
"Most of the rooms have extraordinary views. You can't go wrong!"
"Ocean View Rooms are worth the upgrade. Just stunning."
US$197 - US$395 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasManuel Antonio
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