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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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    • Excellent93%
    • Very good5%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “learn spanish” (49 reviews)
    “local community” (60 reviews)
    “home stay” (39 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 19 April 2017

    THANKS to Paulette, Guillermina and local staff for the ethical engagment, devotion and fabulous environment they shared with us and others. I spent such a nice peaceful time at La Mariposa. I stepped out of my common routine, open to whatever and was just happy...More

    2  Thank francefaille
    Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco HotelResponded 3 June 2017

    Wow!! It does seem that the more open people can be, the more they enjoy it here! Thanks so much for this review.

    Reviewed 12 April 2017

    My room was simple, neat, clean, pleasant, spacious! The language school exceeded my expectations by far, so next year I will go again, (and take relatives). Every day after the lessons we coul take a trip to various locations. The company was pleasent, a lot...More

    1  Thank tnk M
    Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco HotelResponded 3 June 2017

    Thank you...we look forward to seeing you again next year with your relatives. It is important the guests know that we do often a real mix of ages....children and young people enjoy it here as well as the older age group! Glad you enjoyed that...More

    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 June 2017

    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

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    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
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    • Free Internet
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • Restaurant
    • Price range
    • US$20 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 16
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    • Nicaragua >
    • Masaya Department >
    • Masaya
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    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
    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!
    Room Tips
    "Stay with a host family, it is a great way to learn more Spanish and more about the community!"
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    "Cabins are rustic but comfortable. Eco hotel is more typical lodging. Second floor catches more breeze. Be..."
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