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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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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Swansboro, NC
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2011

Of course, most folks already know that Mariposa offers the FINEST VIEW in all Manuel Antonio......but it is the STAFF that truly makes this the PREMIUM HOTEL in all of Manuel Antonio. Mariposa employs a wonderful staff that truly care and genuinely seem to enjoy their work......that work being to make your stay at Mariposa as pleasant as can possibly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2011

We recently stayed at Hotel La Mariposa and would recommend it in a second. The pool and view of the Pacific Ocean are absolutely gorgeous. Request a renovated room as we had a gorgeous room with a view of Manuel Antonio National Park that was much nicer than the pictures on the website. The food we thought was pretty good... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2011

Situated on top of one of the many hills of Manuel Antonio, La Mariposa was our first stop in Costa Rica - and it was a great intro to the country. The concierge/manager was exceptionally helpful and steered us in the right direction for each of the activities we wanted to do. The included breakfast at the hotel was pretty... More 

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Reston, VA
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2011

The Mariposa was one of the first hotels in the Manuel Antonio area and it has long set the standard for what a Costa Rican resort should be. The architecture is pure Tico, with clay tiled roofs and verdant tropical landscaping. The staff exemplify Costa Rican national traits: They are friendly and helpful to the person. The views at the... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2010

The La Mariposa was the perfect hotel for us. We had reserved a room with a partial ocean view without expecting much of it, but the view was simply breathtaking. There was construction as others have mentioned, but it did not bother us one bit. The view more than made up for it. We saw monkeys, iguanas and sloths on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2010

We actually got married at the Hotel and stayed in the Pent house for 5 days after the wedding. The staff was wonderful and so helpful. They even drove into Quepos to pick us up themselves because of the road damage that was recently caused by the rain. And they arranged our flights to and from San Jose. The location... More 

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Houston, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2010

We got to the hotel and found out that some major construction is going on in the restaurant/social area. This is the area that has the best view and that makes the hotel an attractive stay as they advertise they have the best view in Manuel Antonio. Normally you would be able to see fauna around the hotel but the... More 

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LaMariposaHotel, General Manager at Hotel La Mariposa, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Rojas First of all I would like to thank you for taking the time to write your comment about our Hotel on Tripadvisor.com I would like to apologize on behalf of the hotel staff and management for any inconvenience that the construction of our new terrace may have caused you. Here at the Mariposa Hotel we are extremely... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2010

My now fiance and I stayed at La Mariposa in February 2010 and had an amazing time. I can't remember what they are called now, but we stayed in the housing that's lower than the pool and facing the ocean - the view was just gorgeous. We had a few amazing days of getting up early, walking to the beach... More 

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2010

We were supposed to stay at la mariposa in the pent house suite. We called a couple of days prior and the sales lady talked us into upgrading to the suite. It is low season so she offered it to us for 240 a night. We asked if there was any pool construction and was told no. She didn't offer... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2010

We decided that our last three days of our 8 day Costa Rica trip would be spent at Manuel Antonio National Park, and La Mariposa made it a great experience. I looked into a dozen different hotels in the area, but settled on La Mariposa after negotiating a great rate with them through an online chat session. Everything was as... More 

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