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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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Wien, Österreich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the beginning i arrived i felt welcome. Marianno the host is doing a great job, and he is a great chef! he cooks almost every night the "family dinner". he is full of energy and has always a smile on his face. the rooms are cleaned every day, and the linen will be changed daily. i liked the Hostel,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well... I'll start with the positive. Mariano is nice. He makes you feel welcome and is just the right amount of eccentric to be enjoyable to be around. Unfortunately, the rest of this place is kind of grim. The dorm was little more than a small lean-to shack which was open to every bug in Samara to climb into bed... More 

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LAltink, Eigenaar at Las Mariposas, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review, could you pleas write me at hostel.lasmariposas@gmail.com because I would like to understand more about your experience at the hostel. Thank you, Leonie More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this spot. A fun ambiance to meet new people. You can rent the hamocks for only 8 $ or you have dorms and private rooms for a little more $. The staff is incredible. Mariano will cook you the best dinner you can get in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

We booked for one night in las mariposas and finally stayed 1 week in october and then we came back for 4 more days in november. Mariano is the soul of this place, he is really friendly and funny, yand thanks to him all the guests are talking to each other around delicious meals that he cooks. Also there is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

When you spend some nights at Las Mariposas , you're not just a guest you're a part of a family ! Thanks to Mariano an to the other guys ! The locatio is very good ! just two minutes away from the beacb . The family dinnere every night was just awesome !

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1 Thank 541nilsk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Actually we just planned to stay 3 nights in Sámara at Las Mariposas but it ended up in 10 nights ! The staff is very kind, helpful and it feels like you live here together in a happy family ! The family dinner every night is awesome thanks to Mariano and the other guys ! I can really recommend this... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

I treated myself to nine days in a private room with ensuite at Las Mariposas, and loved every minute of it. The owner and staff made me feel very welcome from the moment I arrived. My room was clean, spacious, comfortable and secure. The evening dinners were a great value to me because not only was the food great, but... More 

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Landau in der Pfalz, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

For a town hostel close to samara beach las mariposas does a good job. Because it is a town hostel, the average stay is rather short. Nonetheless the focus here is more on the community. In the evenings, the owner will provide meals with the help of everybody who wants to participate. Downside is, that you can't cook at that... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Warm and welcoming environment. Awesome staff. Family dinners every night. 100 meters from the beach. Not sure what else you could ever ask for!!! This place is like a second home for me now and is the best place to be in the great little beach town of Samara. Be careful though, you will without a doubt stay here for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

I would say the dorm and common areas are quite average, but there's not many options to chose in Samara, so i think its the best one. The big pro of this place is Mariano, an argentinian guy who makes you feel very welcome, and make people interact each other thrue his famous dinners every night... For few colones he... More 

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