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Mariposario Montezuma Gardens

Upper Montezuma waterfall trail, Montezuma 2642-1317, Costa Rica
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Ranked #3 of 15 Montezuma B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Monica, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We began our 3 month trip to the area with a one month stay at Mariposario. We were in the purple room with the huge balcony. After a few days I remarked to Michael that we really had not seen much wildlife. I looked to my left, and right next to us, a howler was stretched full length, eating leaves... More

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Paris, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very nice B&B, ppl extremely friendly, great advices for all the restaurants and spots of Montezuma. Breakfast is fantastic, and rooms are just perfect. only watchout would be regarding the prices of the activities, even if sub contracted to other companies (for snorkeling, etc), theB&B is taking a commission on the price, could be up to 10$ per person vs... More

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

Hola Grumpysloth! Thank you for your kind words about our Bed and Breakfast, staff, advice and suggestions. We are thankful that you had a wonderful experience staying with us. However, we do apologize for any misunderstanding about booking area activities through us. We do a lot of work with local tour providers, and we are always trying to balance our... More

London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 6 nights and enjoyed every minute of it. The room (Morpho) was lovely and spacious, the bed comfortable and the staff was so friendly. We felt at home immediately! The breakfasts were absolutely delicious - really good coffee, fresh juices, fruit and a different "main course" every day. Yum!! We were lucky to... More

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Tokyo, Japan
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

The hotel is located outside the main city, but is worth the hike up to this tranquil gem. The area is surrounded by forests, can hear the monkeys howl after after dark. The best part is the breakfast when the birds and monkeys comes to visit and the food is excellent. The staffs are very helpful and always around to... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

This was our second stop of our honeymoon and it was really one of the best. Mariposario was such a great little bed and breakfast and the town was great. Very small. Great place to watch surfers. Tour to Tortuga Island was fun and the walk to Playa Grande is a definite must. Pros: - The workers there are so... More

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Garden Bay, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

My husband and I just spent six nights in Montezuma and were so glad we chose the Mariposario. The staff were cheerful and accommodating, and the breakfasts varied throughout the week, always served with fresh fruit and freshly squeezed juice. We had the Caligo room, which looked out onto the jungle where howler monkeys prowled through almost every day --... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Saw monkeys on the way up the hill to this place. Better have a car- the hike up and down the hill would be brutal if it was your only way to town. Outside the hustle and bustle of town so very quiet. Had private trail to waterfalls and a butterfly garden. Over all OK for $45. Room was clean,... More

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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

This was the last stop on our two week trip around Costa Rica and we were excited due to the great reviews. In all honesty it just felt about average and was not one of our favorite stops even though it was one of the most expensive places we stayed. It is quite a piece from the "main drag" and... More

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Round Rock, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

My son and I stayed one night. The price was reasonable and the accommodations simple, but comfortable. The staff was friendly and accommodating. Took the hike to the waterfall. Meant to go to the upper (which might have been easier), but instead accidentally went to the lower one. That one was a pretty tough hike (very steep). I wouldn't recommend... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Mariposario was a beautiful place to stay. Located about 15 minutes walk up the hill from central Montezuma, one side is surrounded by trees and is very quiet. The breakfast was fantastic, as was the service. We had laundry done and it was returned promptly and beautifully. The room was also clean and the fittings and furniture were great. The... More

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Address: Upper Montezuma waterfall trail, Montezuma 2642-1317, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Montezuma
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
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Ranked #3 of 15 B&Bs / Inns in Montezuma
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Welcome to Mariposario Montezuma Gardens, your Costa Rican bed and breakfast. Come visit our jungle-butterfly-garden by the sea. Once you arrive, your concept of time will vanish! ... more   less 
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