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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 2 days ago NEW

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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Stockholm, Sweden
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The hostel is nice enough but I f they put more effort it in it could be great, it seems like no cares. The girls that work there are rude and unhelpful particularly the girl with half a shaved head! she also decided to come and feed the cat on the worktop next to where we were cooking... Disgusting! They... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

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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