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Hotel La Mariposa

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Manuel Antonio Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I took a belated honeymoon trip to Manuel Antonio in April 2015. The management, service, and grounds were all amazing! We spent 10 days total at the hotel, the first 4 days in the Honeymoon Suite with a private balcony and hot tub. We woke up every morning with the sunrise shining into our room. There were... More 

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Elmhurst, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In the interest of full disclosure, I have a home in Manuel Antonio. That being said, I always make it a point to stop in to La Mariposa when we are in Costa Rica. It's true that, as another reviewer said, the rooms could use some updating, but I wouldn't think this would stop one from staying at Mariposa. First... More 

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Tustin, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The panoramic view alone is reason enough to stay here, but there are great rooms, beautiful gardens, caring and solicitous service, excellent restaurants, a large pool with that great view, and a bunch more. Wish we had planned for one more day!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful place looking over the pacific. Our room had an amazing view. The entire staff was beyond fantastic. Every request was met with a smile and they always did more than what we asked. We actually felt catered too and spoiled Their restaurant is superb as well and bartenders were great! Felt sad leaving and can't wait to go back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on top of the hill, in a quiet area but enough restaurants outside the hotel to choose from. We had quite a large room, with a beautiful view and terrace. Unfortunately the room looked unfinished and had a strange layout with a sink in the middle of the room instead of in the bathroom. We had a mini bar... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time in Manuel Antonio. We booked this hotel based on the reviews. The breakfast is included (gallo pinto, omelet station, fried plantains, yogurt, fruit, bread, bacon, etc.) and they also have free WIFI. The view of the pacific from the restaurant is amazing. It was so nice having breakfast with the beautiful view. We stayed in... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has breathtaking views of the Pacific as soon as you walk up the stairs to the reception desk. The large, contemporary covered open air dining area is right in front of where you walk the steps to the desk and it is so romantic and gorgeous. The pools adjoining the dining area are overlooking the ocean and you... More 

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LaGrange, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first time to this area of Costa Rica. What a surprise. The area is very tropical unlike the Guanacaste region, which I have been going to for 10 years. This was a fishing trip so I only had dinner and breakfast at the hotel. The staff was very accommodating of our early departures in the morning. They would give... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Mariposa is supposed to have all the best views in this area because it was here first, and got the best position. We haven't tried any of the other hotels, but the views from pretty much anywhere in this hotel (including our 'Partial Ocean View' room) are superb. Other than in the main building, the rooms are arranged around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Costa Rica and loved all six days. The open air breakfast with the love birds and butterflies made us feel we were one with nature... But the howling monkeys early in the morning was a perfect experience. The fun swim up bar with other nice guests was special. The staff was helpful but not... More 

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