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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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Ranked #13 of 23 Playa Samara B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Costa Rica
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved Mariposas. Location is perfect. A minute walk to the beach, two minutes to the bank, fruit stands and grocery store, not to mention the food and drink vendors who drop by regularly (and the mangoes that fall from the trees in the yard!). It's rustic, laid-back and unpretentious, which suits me perfectly. There may be a little dust... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Las Mariposas is located less than a minute walk from the beach. It's a really cool place with a very cozy atmosphere, really the greatest feature of the hostel! All the people I've met were nice and very helpful. You can get a comfortable bed in the dorm for just 16$ dollars, which I consider pretty cheap for Costa Rica.... More

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Saginaw, Michigan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall Las Mariposas was a good place to stay in Samara. There were definitely some positives and negatives to staying at the hostel though. The value is good, $15/ night for a dorm room. Clean rooms and an oscilating fan to help keep you cool for sleeping. Great hammocks for napping or sleeping. SUPER AWESOME LOCATION. Just down the road... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Cool place to stay. A lot of people seem to live there for an extended period of time, who were there hanging around in the hammocks. Many people were using the well equipped kitchen, they give you boxes to keep all your food in. The places to eat in Samara were on the pricey side, so it was great that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I walked off the bus in Playa Samara at night, and with my dying phone I found Las Mariposas on Trip Advisor (Good thing I had a CR SIM card). I called, and I think her name was Deb answered and she directed me how to walk there. Upon entering, everyone there seemed real chill, hanging out on the communal... More

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Narvik, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

It's a bit more pricey than average hostels in the country, but this one definitely makes up for the few extra bucks. The location is perfect; situated on a quiet sidestreet with a minute's walk from the beach and about five minutes from supermarkets, restaurants and ATM. Dorms are simple, but clean and comfortable. There's hot water, a good kitchen,... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

I have stayed at the hostel for a long time and it was the best. location of the hostel is perfect,close to the beach and close to the centre of samara. I have met some awesome people there and the staff are super friendly. Also they organized cheap day trips that were very nice. I really made some good friends... More

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Paris
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9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

It is a very good hotel with a lot of other travellers to meet. The dorm is clean and confortable with a lot of hammocks. It is only five minutes walk from the beach. The laundry service is good and cheap. The staff can be a bit disorganized.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We stayed there only for one night, but its a very nice and good place to stay longer! The staff (Eefje and Amanda) helped us friendly and gave us good advise! The hostel has warm water and separate rooms, its clean and the atmosphere is relaxed and easy going! There are enough hammocks to chill in and the beach is... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013 via mobile

I Stayed at las mariposas for a few nights. The staff were really helpful, kitchen and bathrooms were always clean. The atmosphere was great. Plenty to do and only a minute walk from the beach. Would love to go back!

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Additional Information about Las Mariposas

Address: 100 m. norte de Intercultura | 100 m. norte de Intercultura, Playa Samara 0000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Playa Samara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Las Mariposas is a charming property in the beautiful beach town of Samara, Costa Rica. If you are looking for an inexpensive place with lots of extra services.... this is the place to be! You have free Wifi access, a communal kitchen, bike rental and hot shower!The property can arrange lots of nice activities for a fair price and offers a delicious breakfast. ... more   less 
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