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Quepos, Costa Rica
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Surprise! The event wasn't my wedding, but rather, one of the first overseas events I held on behalf of my company, House of Moxie Creative and our new division, Life Hooky, where we encourage aspiring business owners and entrepreneurs to ditch their daily routine, and in the name of sparking their creative juices and feeling ALIVE, come travel with us...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 March 2014

I am writing this review from the sublime hotel La Mariposa in Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park. I could not be more pleased with my experience here and feel compelled to write this review while I am still a guest. I have traveled extensively around the world and I have never enjoyed a better view from a hotel room-ANYWHERE. Endless...

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Corfu Town, Greece
Reviewed 18 March 2014

We have stayed at the third floor of the old building.We had the most extraordinary view.The room big and clean.Be aware that the old building has only external stairs, this means that ifyou have children , it is quite scary to climb up and down. Breakfast was good, again the view from pool and veranda is all the money. Staff...

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Darien, Connecticut
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Views are good. Staff tries very hard and extremely pleasant. Rooms are adequate. If you do not need wifi this is decent place. But any connection is lost within 2 minutes . Breakfast was fine. Place called Emilio's only 100 meters from hotel is a favorite for ex-pats and thought it was by far the best restaurant in town.

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 14 March 2014

The views are spectacular. The staff is pleasant and most speak English. Our room is enormous with a wrap around balcony giving us a tremendous view. The place is meticulously clean, the food is good, the open patio and infinity pools well cared for. So, what could be wrong? Well, there's no mini-bar, no fridge, no desk in the room,...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 14 March 2014

The view is unbeatable…and so is the pool and pool bars…we had a great stay at La Mariposa as part of our honeymoon trip to Costa Rica. Breakfast was wonderful and rich. The view from the restaurant is magnificent. The reception team was extremely helpful. Shuttle to the beach is efficient (4 times a day). Its about a 10 minute...

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1Thank Ariella G
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 13 March 2014

Pros: Gorgeous views of ocean from up high. Pool area is lovely, lush well tended gardens all around, amazing sunsets. Fabulous! Helpful and friendly front desk staff. Clean/Secure/ Great free breakfast buffet. Convenient - right on bus line, short drive to town or to Manuel Antonio Park some good restaurants within easy walking kitchen kindly made us a box lunch...

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Mequon, Wisconsin
Reviewed 12 March 2014

My wife and I spent 3 nights at La Mariposa in a ocean view room while doing an REI ecotour in CR. The ocean views were spectacular and the room was clean and very comfortable. The grounds are well maintained and secure . Bird watchers will enjoy birding from their private balconies. The staff was very attentive and helpful.

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Reviewed 12 March 2014

When we arrived at Hotel La Mariposa, one member of our group was very ill and the staff at Hotel La Mariposa was WONDERFUL. They quickly cleaned a room and allowed us to check in more than 6 hours early so she could recuperate. Although it was impossible to foresee this situation, we were glad the staff of La Mariposa...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 March 2014

You can't beat the spectacular view from this hotel. But that is its main asset. If you are looking for a luxurious hotel, this isn't it. Rooms are spacious and clean, but spartan. There are no amenities and the bathroom is second-rate at best. Service is friendly but a bit flaky. I was impressed that the front desk reached out...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: €194 - €353 (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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Also Known As:
La Mariposa Costa Rica
La Mariposa Hotel Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“Face the Sea in a quiet room. Room 7 terrific,”
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“Go to the pool bar.”
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“We had room 32 which is in the main building - great view.”
 of 5 bubbles gowithmommy, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room was spacious, modern, clean with incredible views”
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“ocean view is a must!”
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