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Las Mariposas

100 m. norte de Intercultura | 100 m. norte de Intercultura, Playa Samara 0000, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall I had a great experience and would recommend this hostel. The owner is lovely. She is so accommodating, relaxed and helpful. The hostel was was clean and very sociable with a mix of people from all over the world. The rooms were clean and spacious. I stayed in a private room and could not fault it. It's basic but... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere of the hostel is great, the rooms are nothing special but the open and inviting atmosphere in the common areas is exactly what I look for in a hostel. If you want to spend time with other people who are staying there and enjoy beautiful Samara... stay here

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent much more time at this place with my son then planned, because it was perfect situated to the beach, it's very relaxed with lots of hammocks all over. We very much enjoyed the guest coming in and had lots of hilarious evenings and conversations with most of them. We tried several rooms :-) and all of them had... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was not welcoming, unorganized and the dorms were quite dirty. There have been a lot of ants and bugs. The kitchen and the dishes have been quite dirty as well. I didn't feel comfortable around that place. Can't lock the door of the dorm and you just have a small wooden locker. Way to the beach is just... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hostel owner is not really friendly, the kitchen is really Dirty, we stayed for three nights and they only cleaned like once, just does not feel very welcoming, its not very organized, think twice if u book this place! Rooms are always open but at least they got lockers...

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Las Mariposas is wonderful. I stayed there for 2 nights before I moved o out of the city and I loved it. The owner Leoni is so friendly and helpful. even provides opportunity to work to play for your lodging. I stayed in a hammock for 8 dollars and it was great. The people there are so friendly and it's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I stayed at Las Mariposas for 2 weeks in June 2015. Th place was well run, clean and with helpful friendly staff. At a touch over 200m from the beach and less than 5 minute walk to the shops, bus stop and bars it certainly ticks the box for location. The hostel rooms were clean, well aired and equipped. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is by far the best hostel I've ever stayed at. The houses are super pretty and the garden even better. All the hammocks are perfect after a day of surfing or a day on the beach. The kitchen is nice and has everything you need and there's even laundry for a small charge. The location is probably the best... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff along with many excellent hammocks. Perfectly situated from the beach. Ivan is an entertaining local you'd be happy to meet whilst you stay. Waves are nice during a big swell, otherwise they are green circles/ beginner waves

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My son and I spent a week. We rented one of the private rooms. Friendly and helpful staff. The location is very good, being midway between the center of Samara and the beach. Remember that this is a hostel, so if you want to get some sleep, say before 11pm, you will probably have your sleep interrupted by noise. The... More 

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