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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

La Mariposa Hotel is breathtakingly gorgeous and wonderfully comfortable. We booked very last minute because of a change of our itinerary, and we didn't know what to expect. We were blown away by the amazing staff/service (they were all so friendly and gracious, and somehow even remembered our names?!), our huge, beautiful, and charming room/apartment, the phenomenal free breakfast (which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay the views were amazing! The staff was great especially Yadir who made the stay great! All of the staff went out of their way to make our family feel very welcome my kids loved the bartender Ceibo who played music for them. Our room was 31 which had a huge balcony and beautiful views! Breakfast that... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

I can see how this would be a great place and yes the views are awesome. But if your not bringing kids get ready to have them screaming at the pool with no supervision. The pools are on top of each other so there's no escaping it. Things broken in the room like the toilet seat were never fixed. Ants... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

We have just spent a week there, and it was a wonderful choice, one we will never forget! We came for my husband's 50th birthday and loved it! From the moment we arrived, the views were amazing, there are basically no doors or windows on all first floor. You feel an openness that we haven't found in any other hotel,... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Heavenly vistas, gourmet meals, pristine nature abounds, boutique hotel without the uptight attitude. I would highly recommend the La Mariposa Hotel for its overall uniqueness. Expect that this hotel has a good balance of luxury without taking you away from all that is wonderful about Costa Rica! Our family of five spent six days at La Mariposa Hotel. Prior to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

Beautiful Hotel, with Incredible Views. The Infinity Pool was awesome. The location was perfect. You can catch a free shuttle to Manuel Antonio Beaches efficiently. The Free Breakfast was good. However, the restaurant was a bit pricy and the food just OK. But the service was good. Overall a very memorable and pleasant stay. For you active types (Like me)... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

This is such a special place. The views are spectacular and service was fantastic. We need was attended to immediately with a smile and warmth. I believe they went above and beyond, for example, I was sitting by the pool bar and one of the bartenders heard the call of a Tucan. He took a moment and graciously guided me... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 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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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 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 July 26, 2016 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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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • 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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $165 - $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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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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