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    La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco Hotel

    De la Cancha, 200 metros al sur, 50 al este | San Juan de la Concepcion, Masaya, Nicaragua
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      2 adults
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          • Excellent93%
          • Very good5%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
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          “learn spanish” (44 reviews)
          “two weeks” (35 reviews)
          Free Internet
          Breakfast included
          Airport Transportation
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          61 reviews
          #3 of 5 hotels in Masaya
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          1,021 reviews
          #4 of 43 hotels in Granada
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          659 reviews
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          316 reviews
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          11 - 15 of 429 reviews

          Reviewed 2 April 2017

          Our family of four (including two kids, 7 and 9), just returned from 2 weeks at La Mariposa. We arrived knowing only a few words of Spanish, and left able to have simple conversations, and eager to continue practicing! I won't repeat all the wonderful...More

          1  Thank HHinMexico
          Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

          Thank you for this review. Yes normally we would recommend doing the hotel option first and the homestay second for precisely the reasons you mention . However sometimes we do not have sufficient availability to organise it that way round! Ear plugs are good (they...More

          Reviewed 28 March 2017

          We just returned from a week at La Mariposa. We went for language school and the projects that La Mariposa runs in the communities, primarily with children (after school, english learning, etc). Unlike many reviewers, we aren't particularly deeply eco-conscious, but appreciated learning more of...More

          Thank RandyInSeattle
          Reviewed 9 March 2017

          I traveled to La Mariposa with 12 of my coworkers in February 2017 and can easily say that it was the trip of a lifetime. I can't think of another travel experience that was as fun, fulfilling and educational as my time at La Mariposa....More

          1  Thank msbbr601
          Reviewed 8 March 2017

          My company traveled to La Mariposa at the end of February for a little over a week and we were all extremely impressed by the experience. I'm already want to take friends back immediately because I think everyone needs to see it. Breaking down the...More

          1  Thank Aundrea B
          Reviewed 8 March 2017

          La Mariposa is an absolute gem! I came on a volunteer trip with a small group from my company and we all had a great experience. I've been fluent (but not yet totally bilingual) in Spanish for almost 15 years and have taken many classes...More

          1  Thank Katy L
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          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          GreenLeadersPlatinum level
          Certificate of Excellence
          • Top amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Free Internet
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          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Price range
          • US$20 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 16
          • Location
          • Nicaragua >
          • Masaya Department >
          • Masaya
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          To those guests who travelled to La Mariposa with children: With all the media hype about the Zika virus, and other diseases like Chagas for which no vaccine exists, did you feel that the risk was manageable during your La Mariposa experience (including home stays)? Bug repellent, mosquito nets etc? I would love to bring my two kids (7 and 9) down next year, I just worry about exposure (but I'm not sure if my worries are justified or not!) I know that ultimately it's a personal choice, but any advice you could offer, based on your experience, would be much appreciated! Christine
          9 November 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
          Hi, I would like to contact the Mariposa school for a future stay this summer and seem to have a hard time trying to contact Paulette. I would like to book and her contact information does not seem to work. Would you know how I can contact Paulette? I read so many good things about her place and would love to go this summer. Than you so much for your time and look forward to hearing from you. Best regards, Teri
          13 February 2016|
          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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