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Reviewed 25 September 2013 via mobile

Great hotel with very nice staff. Had a great view to the ocean from our room! This place also got a great sunset balcony and a great swimming pool. Very high standards! We are highly recommend this place.

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Newport Beach, California
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Reviewed 12 September 2013

We had the best stay at the hotel. It is about 30 min from the airport - $8 fare p/p and perched on the top of the hill of Manuel Antonio. It is at the highest peak on the hill and the views are absolutely stunning. I have stayed in other hotels on previous visits – Byblos and Costa Verde... More 

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Reviewed 8 September 2013

We visited Costa Rica in mid July 2012 (mentioned July 2013, but Trip Advisor didn't give me a choice earlier than October 2012) on an REI family adventure trip. Hotel Mariposa was one of the three hotels we stayed, the other two being, the Arenal Observatory hotel near the Volcano and Hotel Bougainvillea in San Jose. The other two were... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

Visited this place all day while in Costa Rica. We loved this place it was like paradise! Good food and amazing view. Unfortunately we returned for breakfast the following day and breakfast was 25$ per person which was a bit ridiculous. But that being said probably the best view in Manuel Antonio.

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Reviewed 3 September 2013

This hotel has views from its multiple, beautiful pools that are truly spectacular. You can see the Manuel Antonio beach, look out over the national park on one side, then watch the waves break against the rocky shore on the other side of the point. The rooms offer a similar view, and are very comfortable and clean. And then, on... More 

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Linden, New Jersey, United States
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

This is the best place to visit for amazing unobstructed views of Manuel Antonio. Their outdoor dining area is beautiful. Overlooking the infinity pool & the ocean. The food was delicious as well, Pricey, but that's to be expected as this is more of an upscale dining experience. I enjoyed the surf & turf for dinner along with a tasty... More 

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Springfield, Illinois, United States
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Reviewed 29 August 2013

If a view is what you are wanting, then you won't get a better one than Hotel La Mariposa. It's at the very top of the hill in Quepos. The location didn't bother us because within walking distance there were several great restaurants and about 2 miles from the hotel is a private little beach area that we walked to.... More 

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Reviewed 26 August 2013

We traveled from Scottsdale,AZ. to Costa Rica in July 22-27,2013.... Our first time going there, so I was concerned about the roads and the hotels. I researched and I found this hotel ..with good reviews ....so I called there and for my surprise the person who answered me, Andrey ... Gave me a better offer that the one given by... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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Reviewed 24 August 2013

We stayed here for three nights. The views are terrific. The rooms are large and clean. It is convenient to the beach and the park. Overall the staff was great. The restaurant were so-so, but there were other decent options close. But a wonderful hotel.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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Reviewed 18 August 2013

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights. The view is breathtaking and absolutely beautiful. However, we had very bad experience with almost everything else. The first night, our toilet is clogged, the safe deposit box did not work, the shampoo/soap holder in the shower fell, also, water leaked into the room from the shower. They never fixed the water... More 

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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: $219 - $500 (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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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“We stayed in a less expensive room without a view, but we spent our time poolside.”
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“Amazing view, great location, friendly staff, great pool, delicious drinks/food, cold A/C”
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“If you need space ask for apartment 2. For a view definitely choose one of the upscale rooms that are comparably priced)”
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