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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Samara is a lovely and easygoing town, Las Mariposas is a lovely and easygoing hostel. For me my stay at this hostel has been one of the most beautiful experiences during my stay in Costa Rica. It is the most ultimate hostel that really connects you with the place and the country with all its beautiful creatures. It is an...

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you are a solo traveller looking to meet people, this is the place! This hostel has the best atmosphere! The staff are super friendly and very helpful as well. It is in a central location just steps from the beach. If I am ever back in Samara I will be staying here again!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a great Hostel, very friendly staff and an awesome common area. Super close walk to the beach and restaurants as well. I will definitely come back here when I'm back in samara. I stayed for 2 nights but with the cozy atmosphere you can definitely end up staying for a very long time! Cheap price for a great Hostel.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay at this hostel. The people working there were really friendly and the hostel itself has a perfect location, very close to the beach, supermarkt and main street. It was clean and proper and I would definitely recommend this hostel!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived the hostel was flooded, water up to our knees. And the front desk had lost their computer so they didn't have our reservation. Woman at front desk was also frustrated with other staff members so wasn't very welcoming. The bright side is the hostel is really close to the beach and has lots of areas to hang...

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Thank Elise R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well i was able to experience almost every room at this amazing hostel. I was there for 2.5 months well i volunteered there so it didnt cost anything and i loved everyday! The guests are always awesome and the owner really is a great person who will sit down and have coffee with you or go grab a Mojito and...

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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 5 nights in a private room, we just never wanted to leave! The hostel is clean, comfortable, cute and in the best location! It has a super social atmosphere, we hung out with fellow travelers/staff members everyday and night! The staff (tinka, Megan, Leoni and Jenny) were the perfect hosts!! Always around to make you feel...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in Las Mariposas for 3 nights and could've stayed here more. Relaxed atmosphere, helpfull staff. The location is perfect, just 100m from the beautiful Samara beach. To me this is the real Costa Rica, not the money chearching town like Tamarindo. Nice place to relax, learn to surf and also many things to do if you want. Would definetly...

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Reviewed October 31, 2016

I heard about Las Mariposas from some fellow travelers who enjoyed their stay, so I decided to book for two days and ended up staying longer. I believe most of the staff are short-term volunteers on a Workaway program who are extremely welcoming and accommodating. The hostel is simple yet comfortable. There are several hammocks to chill out on as...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

I've been traveling the world for over 5 years and las mariposas was one of the best places I ever stayed! Cutest little place right next to the beach ! But it was all about the fantastic atmosphere and people that made me feel at home away from home! The people working there and the owner Leoine was great, kind...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Las Mariposas is a charming property in the beautiful beach town of Samara, Costa Rica. If you are looking for an inexpensive place with lots of extra services.... this is the place to be! You have free Wifi access, a communal kitchen, bike rental and hot shower!The property can arrange lots of nice activities for a fair price and offers a delicious breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Las Mariposas

Address: 100 m. norte de Intercultura | 100 m. norte de Intercultura, Playa Samara 0000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Samara
Price Range: $22 - $30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“The private rooms above the kitchen are beautiful. The upper dorm seems to have a little more space than the one down.”
 of 5 bubbles irisd886, yesterday | Read review
“Try to get a room on the second floor to avoid room being flooded.”
 of 5 bubbles eliser140, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“rainy season go for rooms on the second level and never leave stuff on the ground. Chance it gets wet if there is a lot of rain”
 of 5 bubbles B3902XLtoms, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“I really love the bigger room. It's $3 more per night, but it's a slightly nicer room.”
 of 5 bubbles HappiA, May 22, 2016 | Read review
“Catch a better breeze with rooms upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles cameront422, Apr 26, 2016 | Read review
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