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La Mariposa Hotel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Exactly what we were looking for. I am hard pressed to find another boutique hotel anywhere in the tropics with the combination of pools (4) and bars(3) perched on top of the highest point in the area. It has the greatest 270° views of the surrounding ocean, forests, islands and sunsets. Very tropical with flowers, palms, exotic birds and animals... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Views from the rooms and restaurant terrace and pool make the stay here worth a visit. Rooms large and reasonably clean though the hotel could be updated. Grounds in good shape and vegetation lovely. Restaurant buffet in am nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved the Hotel. Great views,good service. Be at the pool at sunset! The staff even made us box lunches for us to take on a fishing trip. Lots of stairs to climb so not for anyone who is not able to do stairs. The food and drinks at the hotel were very good and it is walking distance from other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We paid about $15/night more for a midlevel room. Boy were we amazed. We had a full width balcony, about20' wide, with an amazing view of the ocean just over the tree tops. The room was a bit older, but the view more than made up for it. Everything was very clean. The pool, pool bars, and sunset watching from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived without incident to Manuel Antonio and checked in seamlessly. We were provided room 15 which has a partial ocean view. I have zero complaints with the room. Very spacious and comfortable. Big patio with furniture. I would recommend they provide a mini fridge and a coffee maker in the future. It didn't break our trip to not have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We are frequent travellers but we dont often post reviews. We typically stay in 3 or 4 star hotels all over the world. We are writing this review because we almost cancelled this hotel after reading the last two reviews. We love La Mariposa. We are on our third day here with two more nights to go and we loved... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I checked into this hotel intending it to be the last stop on our honeymoon tour of Costa Rica. We checked in at night only to find that there were no towels in the room and the "door" if you choose to call it a door would not close properly. The door was a sliding glass door... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WARNING: The photos and reviews are very misleading. The bugs were worse than any other properties (we know in the rain forest you will have some bugs) We have stayed at at least 5 hotels in Costa Rica including one much nicer hotel in the same area and it was nowhere near the level of this...spiders, ants, fruit flies, holes... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My overall opinion is that La Mariposa Hotel is desperately in need of an upgrade in all areas as the poor upkeep of the hotel is entirely evident in every room (we changed 3 rooms until we could find the accommodations acceptable). The rooms are poorly cleaned, the bed linens are of poor quality, the old wood furnishings are broken,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Mariposa Hotel is tagged as one of 1,000 places to see before you die and I can certainly appreciate the view the hotel offers from each room. You are able to admire the natural beauty of Manuel Antonio with nature at it's best ; chirping of different birds, howling of different monkeys, insects of all types, and the coastline... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in one of the most magnificent settings in the world, Hotel La Mariposa stands majestically a top the highest point in Manuel Antonio and is best known for its award-winning 360 degree view overlooking the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean and the Manuel Antonio National Park, in Costa Rica. Nature and luxury flawlessly combine with 63 well-appointed rooms in a Spanish-Mediterranean architectural design and tropical gardens with walkways and trails meticulously landscaped to reflect the natural beauty of Costa Rica's abundant plant and wildlife. Experience the stunning magic of the legendary Manuel Antonio sunsets while sipping a tropical cocktail at our "Sunset Bar and Lounge," while dining in our world-class international restaurant "Le Papillon" With over 38 years experience, our personalized service and unforgettable views have made La Mariposa a top choice for the most discriminating travellers, who relish both its intimacy and magnificence. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Mariposa Hotel

Address: Manuel Antonio Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park 60601, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $159 - $292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — La Mariposa Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 63
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Also Known As:
La Mariposa Costa Rica
La Mariposa Hotel Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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