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La Mariposa Hotel

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10/05/2017 11/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2014 via mobile

Travelling in peak season and in Costa Rica for a month, we were limited to accommodation in Manuel Antionio. I booked the "garden view" room as it was the only room left available- this is actually away from the main hotel and basically in the car park. The room looked like it hadn't been updated since the 1970s. We understood...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2014

Mariposa hotel is a bit "grandiose". On a hill with great views. Easy to find. Staff reception is nice and were here to help during our 3 days stay (advise on tours, book restaurants). Pools are nice. Bar / snacks at the pool are good but i was surprised to be asked, when served my cocktail, to go up and...

Thank afderoide
San Ramon
Reviewed 5 May 2014

Fantastic and amazing views!!! The monkeys would come to play and was only 4 feet away from us!!! Breakfast was amazing with fresh juices and delicious variety of food. The pool was very nice but some of the lounge chairs was broken and uncomfortable. They need to be changed out as the pool furniture looks tired. Our room was just...

1Thank BayareaTraveller70
Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 5 May 2014 via mobile

Absolutely loved our five days at hotel La Mariposa! Alex at the front desk was always there to help and answer any questions I could come up with and the room was beyond perfect. Had an incredible view from our room and it was very well updated and clean. Loved having breakfast every morning to a beautiful view from the...

1Thank srogers21
Reviewed 4 May 2014 via mobile

Stayed at the Mariposa Hotel for four nights ( April 21 - April - 24) free breakfast was included in the price of our four night stay ; breakfast was awesome with a great variety of hot good and a fabulous fruit assortment! Loved coming back to the pool after exploring the Manuel Antonio area and having refreshments and enjoying...

1Thank frmoor
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 May 2014

We just returned from an 8-night stay at the beautiful Hotel La Mariposa -- one of the great hotel experiences ever. Views were spectacular. Our spacious room had a 270-degree view of the ocean. Incredible. The views from the restaurant, pools and bars were incomparable. Staff was exceptional in every way -- so nice, so accommodating and helpful -- especially...

1Thank William_Dean_W
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

I spent two days at La Mariposa at the end of a two weeks stay in CR and I wish I could have stayed there longer! The view is stunning and it is difficult to describe it (the hotel is on a hill between two bays, so you almost have a 360 view). It has some European/colonial feel and a...

1Thank SL444
Reviewed 29 April 2014

We stayed in Hotel Mariposa last year, initially was just for 2 nights but we stayed an extra two more. This hotel has incredible views , you feel like you in heaven when you chill outside on the balcony. Sunsets are the best ever from the pool bar, they serve delicious cocktails too. Its a dream place . Staff are...

1Thank lxi555
Clermont, New York
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Amazing views and very friendly staff!! The hotel is tucked away in the hillside, with incredible views of the ocean. They also have in infinity pool with views that leave you breathless. Hope to return one day! My only recommendation is a possible coffee pot for the room.

3Thank CarolClermontNY
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
Reviewed 22 April 2014

We just returned from a week in paradise. This hotel is one of the most beautiful hotels I have ever seen. The layout itself is the work of a visionary: infinity pool, lush gardens and panoramic views that are unparalleled. The hotel is spotless; the workers are out at the crack of dawn every morning cleaning and scrubbing the property....

4Thank JFK49

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  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • 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
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $256 - $417 (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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La Mariposa Costa Rica
Hotel Style:
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“Awesome views”
chevy4wd, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Some room are renovated and nicer, some are somewhat uninviting.”
MrSwarm, 23 Apr 2017 | 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, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Best rooms are in the main building, corner rooms, with wrap around verandas”
kaufmannrl, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Do not stay in #50. It's outdated and the view is not great.”
AllisonR299, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
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