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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the unfortunate experience of booking into another hostel in Samara (see my other reviews) and immediately contacted Las Mariposas - a great place with friendly staff and clean facilities...... Only a stone throws from the beautiful beach - I would recommend this hotel to all if visiting Samara

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The hostel is nice, rooms are comfortable and it's close to the sea. Unfortunately it's too crowded, people are sleeping in tents, hammocks and beds in the garden, which means that until midnight there is no silence at all. The girls at the reception seem to be friendly, but in the end they spend their time gossiping and bad-mouthing each... More 

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25 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We stayed in room 1 with two twin beds and a shared bathroom directly across. WiFi is only available in the outside hammock area, and is very spotty. I heard from one of the volunteers that it’s the best room available so I guess we got lucky. It was a bit annoying that there are only screens in the room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Very good place in which you can both relax or have fan. Perfect position and ideal place to meet people and make friends! Friendly staff and good vibes. I've been there for three days in November and now that I'm living in Samara I'm still coming here to meet my friends and have good times

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We spent the week of Thanksgiving at the La Mariposa. From the moment we arrived until the time we had to leave, we thoroughly enjoyed out stay. We were greeted at the front desk by BRYON. He asked our names and the used them every time we saw him during the week. The breakfast buffet was terrific! On two of... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Not only is the location of Las Mariposas perfect - very close to the beach (and to the Intercultura language school, in case you go there), walking distance from anything in town - the owner managed to design the hostel such that it feels like a big home where you very easily meet other backpackers and become a big "family".... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I was referred to the Mariposa for a reasonably priced Thai massage ($40us at the time I am writing this review) When I strolled in the place looked nicenand the people were very friendly (both guests and staff). This is a youth hostel type place, so didn't look super fancy but had a great vibe. I cannot review the rooms,... More 

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64 reviews 64 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Immediately upon arrival, we were upgraded to a partial ocean view room, welcomed with a frozen drink and provided breakfast each day. Granted it is the off season but the first class service left us with an unforgettable impression. We will be back! The room was gorgeous and recently renovated. It was contemporary and wonderfully comfortable located in one of... More 

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Montreal, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This was a great hostel. Clean, comfortable, close to the beach and with great people! Within a few minutes after arriving I felt right at home. Everyone was so friendly! The hostel is also super close to downtown Samara.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I stayed at this hostel for several weeks in May, 2014. I saw many travelers come with the intention of only staying one or two nights but would end up staying a week (I also stayed longer than expected)! Mariposas had a wonderful location just off the beach and is also right down the street from grocery which was convenient.... More 

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Address: 100 m. norte de Intercultura | 100 m. norte de Intercultura, Playa Samara 0000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
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Number of rooms: 5
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