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Mariposario Montezuma Gardens

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Upper Montezuma waterfall trail, Montezuma 2642-1317, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Thorold, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We stayed here for one night in March - there are only 4 rooms and they were sold out for a second night stay. To be honest, I'm not sure we would have stayed the second night after the first. The B&B is very out of the way, which for some is nice, I didn't enjoy that. Much too far... More 

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Mariposario, Owner at Mariposario Montezuma Gardens, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you had an atypical experience here at the Mariposario. We do desire that everyone who comes here has a great experience not only at our B&B, but in the entire peninsula. I also regret the malfunction of your air conditioner. We do a lot of preventative maintenance to keep everything in working order in a... More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I lived here for 5 days jan -14 (sorry for the late review) and still one year later I think about how much I want to come back. Beautiful house located a 15 min (steep) walk from Montezuma centre. Peaceful surroundings and a beautiful butterfly garden. Two very happy dogs :) Open welcoming common areas (kitchen, livingroom and terrace) and... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We stayed five nights at the Mariposario and very much enjoyed our time here. Our superior room was spacious and had a nice terrace - though the bathroom might need a bit of a refresh. But this was largely compensated by the warm hospitality and special attention of all staff who give this place a magical touch. Breakfast was yummy... More 

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Wenatchee, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We toured the butterfly garden and our tour guide, Pauline, was so well informed and was able to show us in great detail all the aspects of the how she did her work. We did not stay @ the B&B because we\ stayed across the street. but had wonderful breakfast's there and in the afternoon some fantastic mirco brews. All... More 

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San Ramon, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We just returned from a 2 night visit to Mariposario Montezuma Gardens. This small B&B is way up a hill on the road past the main waterfall, and is situated far enough from town to avoid the noise and nightlife, but close enough to walk in a pinch....caution that the downhill is just as tempting as the uphill is daunting!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Stayed at mariposario for three nights when we where in Montezuma. Had read that it wasn't in the village so we were prepared for that. The rooms are nice with air con and they have a book exchange were we found some interesting new titles. We spent the first night checking out the butterflys and then drinking the home brewed... More 

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This was easily the best hotel/b&b I've stayed in in my travels. The staff was kind and treated us like family. We enjoyed glorious breakfast every morning (the best was French toast) and hand crafted beer in the evening. The rooms were extremely clean and had air conditioning. We received a tour of the butterfly garden from the owners wife.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This place is really nice, the rooms are pretty and clean. The breakfast is different every morning and always delicious. The staff is also very nice. We also got a guided tour of the butterfly garden, it was very interesting and beautiful! You just have to be aware that it is located on a very steep hill. We did not... More 

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Middletown, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This was my second time staying here, this time for a week. I stayed with my father and my teenage son (I wouldn't really recommend it for young children). We enjoyed our time very much at this establishment and always looked forward to the delicious breakfasts. The water pressure and temperature was fine and the air conditioning worked very well,... More 

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Twin Cities, MN
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I had a hard time trying to find a place to stay in Montezuma because many of the reviews were not so great for other places in the area. So, I am so glad that I found this place and you will be too. I wish we would have stayed longer. My husband and I stayed here for only one... More 

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