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La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco Hotel

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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“learn spanish”(54 reviews)
“local community”(63 reviews)
“two weeks”(42 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

With the recent violence in Nicaragua, La Mariposa has come up with a unique opportunity. You can learn Spanish by Skype! I have really enjoyed my "immersion" experience. It works even for us who are not able to travel to Nicaragua for other reasons. Although,...More

1  Thank Linda S
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

It is distressingly sad to hear people are cancelling trips to Nicaragua due to concerns about the political situation in the country a week or so ago. Even at its most active, the political protests were very localized and at specific times and places, AND...More

5  Thank vermonttravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel a lot internationally and give thought to where I head – and I have chosen to visit Nicaragua and the La Mariposa three times already this year - in April, May and July. Previous plans will keep me away in August, but I’ll...More

1  Thank meridaven
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Mariposa online Spanish courses have been amazing! My Spanish level has increased dramatically with just one hour a week. The entire session is taught in Spanish and at the end of each session, I always think: Is it over already? I'm really looking forward...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I are taking Spanish lessons via Skype and La Mariposa is the best! The team at La Mariposa is wonderful and we very happy with our teacher, Verania. We are beginner/intermediate level students and we spend some time in Latin America each...More

Thank Mark S
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Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Internet
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Restaurant
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Price range
$20 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$20 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveler (392)
Dining (59)
Room & Suite (55)
Pool & Beach (6)
Family and Play Areas (8)
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HHinMexico
November 8, 2016|
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Response from paulettelamariposa | Property representative |
Dear Christine This is Paulette, the director of La Mariposa. It is important to be clear what we are talking about! Chagas does not exist here nor has there been a case of malaria for 15 years. La Concha, population over... More
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fromquebec
February 12, 2016|
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Response from Marc A |
Hi Teri, Paulette doesn't do the day-to-day administration of booking, she has a team of people doing that for her. They can be reached at lamariposaspanishschool06@gmail . com Enjoy!
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"Near the volcano Masaya"
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"Check out the treehouse room. Or ask for a room close to the office for the best wifi signal."
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"If you want a shower, stay in the eco-hotel. But if you want a true Nicaraguan experience, do a home stay!"
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"Rooms in the main hotel are quieter than the cabins"
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