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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked a vacation and someone suggested La Mariposa. We arrived on a Saturday night and was immediately checked in. We had a great room with an extraordinary view of Manuel Antonio, the beach and the Pacific Ocean. The staff was extremely helpful throughout our 6 night stay. Front Desk person Bryon even brought his own fan when we needed...

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is situated on a hill surrounded by lush green vegetation and offers fantastic views and proximity to local wildlife (capuchin monkeys and scarlet macaws came to visit the breakfast area). The standard ocean view room we were given featured a nice ocean view but apart from that was rather uninviting and sober. There was no fridge or coffee...

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Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at La Mariposa and loved it. We truly enjoyed the pool. The views are breath taking. Ou room was fantastic. Even though we had partial ocean view, we were able to see the ocean from our bed every morning. We only had breakfast at the restaurant, but the food was great. Alvaro was always very helpful, and made...

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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mariposa is an excellent hotel with a great view and a great overall experience. As we were a group of friends, we had an apartment which was separated by a inside door. We had a great balcony with a view to the beach and to the swimming pools of the hotel. The restaurant was very nice, but a little bit...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just returned from a 4 night stay at this hotel. We were given a room off to the side--not in the main building and although I booked a king bed, we were given 2 queens. Since we were tired from travelling I did not complain. The room was a newer addition and everything was very modern and clean. It...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Room was great, large and amazing views over manuel antonio, looked like infinity balconies room 54 and55. Taps in room 54 were a bit slow but shower ok. A/C ok at night if you set to 26deg. room and bedding very clean. Food average but 3 good places to eat within 300m. Lambretta was one of the best pizzas I've...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Checkin was a breeze although I heard another guest complaining to the front desk that the staff at the front desk had been less than friendly the day before. I did not experience that. But I found a little odd that the front desk only allows a single pool towel per guest, that you have to claim with a red...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spectacular view and great location. Also next to the the falafel house, which serves simple but tasty food. The included breakfast is nothing to talk about. The front desk crew lack enthusiasm and at times made you feel you are bothering them. The bartender by the poolside bar didn't want to be bothered. He was either on the phone or...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all the view was beautiful. Gorgeous. Absolutely amazing! The bar and food is over priced for Costa Rica, but the service from the staff was exceptional. HOWEVER, I woke up the next day with bites up and down my legs. I even saw a staff member that morning wheeling around a mattress, so I am quite sure it...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large group of us (8 adults plus 8 children) arrived for dinner without making reservations. The restaurant was accommodating and treated us well. The view is spectacular! Any the local macaw was a bonus.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • 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: $184 - $300 (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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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“Awesome views”
chevy4wd, 2 days ago | Read review
“Some room are renovated and nicer, some are somewhat uninviting.”
MrSwarm, 2 days ago | Read review
“55 has great views 54 similar. Together they are great for a family of 4 as they are the only rooms on that level.”
EfinDan, 5 days ago | Read review
“Best rooms are in the main building, corner rooms, with wrap around verandas”
kaufmannrl, 1 week ago | Read review
“Do not stay in #50. It's outdated and the view is not great.”
AllisonR299, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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