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Reviewed 21 January 2012

Mari was a wealth of information on where we should go based on our interests, which for me was anything on or near the water. We stayed in the deluxe suite with an open ceiling shower, which I thought was wonderful and never noticed any bugs in the bathroom due to that. Our first night there we did encounter a...

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Thanks for the effort you made in writing a review about your stay at LSM. Some of your comments are confusing to us. You said the only reason you gave us a 4 was because of the location, so why the lower rating on service and value? Our web site says we are 20 km or 15 min. from Tulum,...

indiana
Reviewed 17 January 2012

My sweeite and I stayed 3 nights at this wonderful place. Each room was unique with privacy, thoughtful design and eclectic design. It's location was terrific. While some folks want a place on the beach, this was good because it was near the beach, but also near the monkey sanctuary, cenotes, and the ruins of Coba. The food is delicious,...

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review. We will do the airport pick up and drop off ONLY if you stay for at least 5 nights and rent our CRV Honda. We are continually making improvements and creating little nooks and corners to relax in, so staying more than a few nights is necessary to get a real feel for what we...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 18 December 2011

We were so happy with our decision to stay here! Lou and Moe are wonderful hosts, and they have created such a beautiful, tranquil place. It was so inspiring to hear their story and see all that they have done. What we loved: - The delicious, hearty breakfasts every morning. It is such a luxury to be able to eat...

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

We will be waiting for your return. Sometimes being a little removed from the crowds of Playa, Cancun and Tulum can be well worth the 20 minute drive to the coast.

Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 15 December 2011

We went for our anniversary and we can surely say that it was the perfect place to stay! Moe and Lou are wonderful hosts and they have created a piece of heaven to share! The rooms are beautiful and full of details. Perfectly clean and cozy. The breakfasts are AMAZING and you can feel the love they add in each...

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Vail, Colorado
Reviewed 12 December 2011

Most people do not have the ability to create and carry out a vision of their dream with the detail, passion and care that Lou and Moe Pintkowski have inspired at their bed and breakfast, La Selva Mariposa. I have traveled extensively throughout the world and am always looking for unique places that create an ambiance of relaxation, peace and...

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us. We look forward to seeing you in the near future at La Selva Mariposa. Thanks for the wonderful comments about our little oasis in the Mayan jungle.

New Zealand
Reviewed 11 December 2011

My husband and I stayed just 2 nights at La Selva Mariposa at the end of a month long stay in Mexico. We loved the tranquility and beauty of this place. And the dazzling coloured butterflies (mariposas!) flitting about the enclosed compound Moe and Lou have created. The glowing comments of previous reviews convinced us to stay here, and we...

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Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 5 December 2011

This hotel was the first place we stayed in Tulum and was the standout favorite. La Selva Mariposa is a little oasis of heaven in the middle of the jungle. The craftsmanship that went into the creation of this place is extraordinary. No detail has been forgotten and you truly believe you are somewhere magical. The room was cozy and...

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Congratulations on your engagement. The magic of the jungle does can do that to you. Come back for your honeymoon.

Sonoita, Arizona
Reviewed 3 December 2011

Morning bird songs, open-to-the-sky showers, charming thatched roof, scrumptious home-made bountiful breakfasts, plenty of information for tourist-ing, fabulous local honey and mud products to try, hammocks, waterfalls, plunge pool...Moe and Lou have created a treasure in the jungle which we enjoyed for 10 days in November, 2011. Easy to use taxis or rent a car in town (or through Moe...

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selvamariposa, Owner at La Selva Mariposa, responded to this review

In all fairness to the Yucatan Peninsula; it is humid during the rainy season. Sept. and Oct. are the wettest months, so we close LSM and travel ourselves while repairs and maintenance are taking place at the B&B. November, being on the cusp, was unseasonably rainy and cold this year. All guest rooms have air conditioning that help aleviate the...

Charleston SC
Reviewed 28 November 2011

Not only is it in a great location for those who want to get away from the touristy spots, but it is eco-friendly, unique in its design, and run by two amazing people. Lou and Moe have carved this piece of heaven out by hand, water is recycled and run through out the place to give you the tranquil setting....

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Reviewed 24 November 2011

We couldn't have picked a better place to stay for our first trip to Mexico for our 10th anniversary. Mari and Lou were wonderful hosts and so friendly and knowledgeable about the area that our trip truly was amazing! This is the way to go if you want to explore Mexico and do not want to do the all-inclusive route...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Selva Mariposa is an intimate B&B situated only 15 min. By car from the shores of Tulum's gleaming waters of the Caribbean and less than 30 minutes from many Mayan ruins and cenotes. Our three beautifully decorated air-conditioned rooms and one luxury suite with decks, cascading waterfalls, cenote style plunge pools, heated roof top jacuzzi, illuminated jungle paths and gourmet breakfast will leave you feeling that you have arrived in paradise. Each golden day of your vacation will simply blend into the next. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Selva Mariposa

Address: km 20 Tulum-Coba Carretera | Macario Gomez, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
Price Range: €118 - €141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
La Selva Mariposa Hotel Tulum
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