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km 20 Tulum-Coba Carretera | Macario Gomez, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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La Selva Mariposa
Ranked #1 of 61 Tulum B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a magical place! Mo and Lou have created the perfect place to stay. Unique and comfortable rooms set in bush with amazing pools - I haven't come across another place like it. Mo and Lou are warm and friendly hosts who are committed to making your feel at home. They have a meticulous eye for detail with fresh flowers... More

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Karen, You came from so far away and we were happy to welcome you to our little paradise. So glad the experience was more than you anticipated. We truly appreciate you sharing your experience with other travelers. Thanks for taking the time to share so many things that you found special about LSM. We truly appreciate your insight. More

Ann Arbor, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at LSM for 3 days mid-July. We're a family of 4 - husband & I, 2 teenagers - stayed in room 4. LOVED everything about LWM - the attention to detail in our room, the beautiful grounds, friendly dogs, and helpful & informative hosts. We ate at two different restaurants within walking distance of LSM and honestly those were... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon realizing that our vacation (August 7-15, 2014) could use a bit of a boost (more nature, less people) my girlfriend and I decided it best to leave our familiar surroundings of Isla Mujeres (where we met) for a new adventure in Tulum, but admittedly knew that even this would be a bit of a challenge... Tulum? Less people? Riiight...... More

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Thank you for the eloquent review. We were so pleased that you enjoyed the ambiance of La Selva Mariposa and noticed all the details we have added to Mother Nature's canvas. Glad you mentioned the red notebook. This little travel guide to our favorite back door sites close to LSM is something unique that we are constantly updating. NYC is... More

Hastings on Hudson, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at La Selva Mariposa the first week in August. What a perfect choice for us. Close enough to Tulum to enjoy the restaurants and beaches, but centrally located to allow us to explore Coba and Ek Balam and the Spider Monkey Preserve. Accommodations were spotless and unique. We stayed in a room with an outdoor shower that was a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at LSM this past August for our honeymoon. We stayed there for 5 nights total. LMS was the perfect honeymoon spot for us. We were greeted by Mari who showed us around the properly and gave us two chocolate chip cookies upon our arrival. We stayed in the room with the open shower, and we... More

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Vancouver, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On my bucket list of trips to take, I can now tick off the Yucatan/Mayan Ruins. However, what I had not expected to find on my trip was a fantastic B&B right in the middle of the jungle. Per my usual MO I went on multiple sites to search for accomodations my 14 year old son and I could share.... More

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Hello Jon and Ben, How can I say thanks better than to say that we will be waiting for your return with open arms. Thanks so much for the glowing review,(no we did not bribe him to write this and did not know them before their visit to LSM). Shortly after you settled into your room, I chatted with you... More

Uxbridge, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the maraposa in early May for a few nights. The grounds are beautiful and our room was very lovely as well. We had no neighbours in the room next to us and that gave us the extr quite we loves so much. We were made to feel very comfortable and welcome. I have special... More

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review from your stay with us at La Selva Mariposa last May. We truly enjoy sharing our little oasis in the Mayan jungle with travelers like yourselves and hope that you will plan to return and stay for even longer. We continue to make additions and improvements to the property,... More

Cardiff
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

All the revuews were correct - we really had a great time in La Selva Mariposa. It was a pleasure to stay and was a real highlight of our trip. We are a fanily of 3 (2 adults and a hard to please 16 year old daughter) from the UK (Cardiff). We would class ourselves as reasonably well travelled and... More

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience at La Selva Mariposa with future travelers. We loved how you mentioned your experience in and around our little pueblo of Macario Gomez. Each year there are more and more amenities offered. Glad you enjoyed it. We loved sharing our little paradise with you and hope ;you return in... More

Beverly Hills, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Our visit to LSM was a unique and very enjoyable experience. Above all, Lou and Mari do everything possible to make you experience what the area has to offer. Mari's in-room booklet offers local trips and hints on where to explore and the best way to see them. An example was what Mayan ruins offer shade, when is the best... More

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for the great review on your recent stay with us at La Selva Mariposa. We are happy that you mentioned the "relaxing" part and how much you enjoyed our guest services. We enjoyed meeting you both and hope that you will return. More

New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

La Selva Mariposa is a truly beautiful place with all the amenities one could want. Lou and Mari's attention to detail is seen everywhere, from the locally sourced honey soaps in the bathroom to their detailed and informative guides for day trips and getting around Tulum. This is a true bed and breakfast experience, with very attentive hosts and awesome... More

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all the wonderful things you had to say about us. Though we are sorry you do not feel that all we offer is worth the price you paid, we feel that the value of all we offer is more than reasonable. The breakfast alone for two is a $30.00 a day value. Did you know... More

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Address: km 20 Tulum-Coba Carretera | Macario Gomez, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
La Selva Mariposa Hotel Tulum

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