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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Great location near a selection of bars/eateries, shuttle provided to the beach 4 times a day as too far to walk. This is the hotel to choose if you want amazing views; from the rooms, pool, restaurant... Beautiful sunset views too. Room was spacious and clean although not particularly​ modern. Food and drinks were good although not cheap. Staff were...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The views from the pool/bar areas are beautiful and the waitstaff was really nice. Great place to watch the sunset. The hotel grounds are really pretty. Unfortunately room #50 hasn't been updated in forever and the view facing the blazing morning sun, even at 6am is unbearable. The reception deck said she "upgraded us to a deluxe room"....not sure what...

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel was fantastic! Our view from the third floor was jaw dropping! Built high on a cliff, the panoramic view of the ocean and lush jungle , the gorgeous infinity pool , the sunsets.... just breath taking! Rooms were large, clean and comfortable. Breakfast was included, and was very good with many options. Food and drink prices were a...

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Pasadena, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited La Mariposa Hotel Feb 19-23, 2017. Once we arrived and took care of the check in process we walked out to the restaurant and were overwhelmed at the sheer beauty that met our eyes! The hotel is lovely and well taken care of. The infinity pool is the absolute best place to watch the sunset. The hotel includes...

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1Thank renedenuto
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No complaints here. View was amazing. We had an ocean view room and couldn't be more pleased. Staff was friendly everywhere we went. Very helpful in making activity reservations. Breakfast is included and worth it. Great pool area just wish there was more seating in shade. Felt safe with guard preventing just anyone from parking there.

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1Thank Julie G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is fantastic with its 180 degree view of the Pacific Ocean. High marks for the breakfast buffet, infinity pool and rooms as well. The staff were friendly and above average. Lots of great restaurants within walking distance as well as a market. Will return!!

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Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cannot praise this hotel enough. Gracious and helpful staff, wonderful location, good food... a fabulous place to hang out, and a good base for day trips and adventures. We will be going back. Nothing to do with La Mariposa, but be warned that the sun is very intense and even a high-spf sun screen is not enough to protect a...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cleanliness=5 Views=5 Amenities=3.5(wifi,multiple pools,restaurant,pool table, concierge) Pool=4 for adults 2 for kids Breakfast=4 Servers at poolside/bars=1 Wildlife=5 Other things to know: not convinient to beach. Walking to just about anywhere includes tough hills. But that has to be expected to get these views.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a wonderful place to stay. The rooms are large and the bathrooms are clean. The only criticism that I have of this place is that they don't allow non-guests to join them in their rooms. I'm not sure why this is the case. We met some friends in the city and were going to hang out, but that...

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in room 54, right off the main building. LOVED this room, panoramic view of sea and jungle/land. The pool area was excellent. The restaurant was very good too. A beautiful place all around. The staff were very helpful and accommodating. Yes, there were some tiny ants in the room, but this is a tropical place and that can...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • 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
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  • Banquet Room
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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: $198 - $349 (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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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Do not stay in #50. It's outdated and the view is not great.”
 of 5 bubbles AllisonR299, 5 days ago | Read review
“All have fantastic views. Some rooms are more modern, while others had more of a Costa Rican flavor. I don't thing there is a bad room....”
 of 5 bubbles cheryler2015, 6 days ago | Read review
“In the main building, where we stayed, all floors have ocean views. Corner rooms have even larger vistas.”
 of 5 bubbles pascoagwriter, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“There is the main building and then there a other buildings.”
 of 5 bubbles jderstine, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Every room seemed to have a great view of the Bay!”
 of 5 bubbles dnreddy00, 3 weeks ago | Read review
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