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Hotel Mariposa

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose Hotel Mariposa because we were looking for some peace outside of the city. But, its only far enough from the city to be an annoying commute, not for any peace and quite. We have huge regrets not staying right in the centre of Leon now. The price to stay here certainly does not provide value; it was expensive...

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Véronique B, Owner at Hotel Mariposa, responded to this review

Dear Katrina, First of all, we are very sorry that you made a mistake in staying 3 nights at the Hotel Mariposa. It is known (website, booking.com, TripAdvisor reviews...) that we are 3 km far from the Cathedral and for 99% of our guests it is very easy to get to / from the city center (regular buses every 5/10...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only meal we had there was breakfast & it was wonderful. A straight shot & only minutes away from the city. We stayed in a room with AC, but checked out the cabinas mid-day & were most impressed with how cool & airy they were. A block away was a very very tiny zoo, but I got closer to...

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Véronique B, Owner at Hotel Mariposa, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. Hope to see you soon in Nicaragua!

Salmon Arm, Canada
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This Hotel is a must visit! Veronic & Eric & Eliot are superb hosts. Pristine pool and super clean, spacious rooms. The food is excellent and very well priced. Veronic is unreal at helping and explaining your adventure in Leon. Extremely safe environment. A piece of paradise!!

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Véronique B, Owner at Hotel Mariposa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review, all the best for you! Glad to see that you spent a wonderful time in the Hotel Mariposa. Hope to see you soon in Nicaragua.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We spent a fantastic time in Mariposa during few days. Everything is perfectly clean, quite and peaceful! Very easy to go to the city centre. The food was great with fresh products inspired by both Nicaragayen and french food. Rooms are very confortable and well decorated. I really recommend this hotel in Nicaragua!

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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice hotel, run by a family from France. Nice spacious rooms and cabinas and a great pool. The cook prepares delicious French dishes. I would really recommend this hotel in Léon. Close to city center and 20 minute drive from the beach (Las penitas).

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Véronique B, Propriétaire at Hotel Mariposa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice comment!

Kontich
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Hotel Mariposa is a nice little stay outside the city center. We arrived by car, and could park next to the entrance. Feels secure with the guard on site. Rooms are all in seperate bungalows. Outside shower is fun. Outside toilet is somewhat weird. It's OK if you setup appropriate rules with your roommates ;-) Breakfast is nice, but quantities...

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Véronique B, Propriétaire at Hotel Mariposa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely comment! Regarding the prices of our restaurant, we are lucky to have one of the best Chef of Leon, thus we can offer high-quality food to our guests: he works with local producers and only fresh products, all is home-made! All the best for you!

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights, it was lovely. I wish we could have stayed longer as it was the perfect location to relax. The staff were friendly. There was a very homey vibe to the place.We felt safe at night thanks to the security guard. Perfect location just outside of the city, we were able to take a bus...

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Véronique B, Propriétaire at Hotel Mariposa, responded to this review

Thank you for your very nice comment! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel Mariposa. Regarding the prices of our restaurant, we are lucky to have one of the best Chef of Leon, thus we can offer high-quality food to our guests: he works with local producers and only fresh products, all is home-made! All the...

Ventura County Coast, California
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We stayed for three nights in this hotel, and it was great. The grounds are nicely landscaped with the pool in the center. It was a very welcoming pool indeed after spending the day exploring Leon, which can be very hot and humid. The owners were very nice and their son is adorable. The room had air conditioning and the...

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Véronique B, Propriétaire at Hotel Mariposa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comment! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel Mariposa. Hope to see you soon. All the best for you!

Versoix, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I stayed at this beautiful hotel, just outside Leon with my two teenage children ( 13 and 16) recently. Run by a French couple, it is a welcome retreat from the hustle of Leon. The owners couldn't be more helpful in every aspect of our stay, helping us with everything from bus routes to laundry. It's easy to reach from...

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Véronique B, Propriétaire at Hotel Mariposa, responded to this review

Thank you for your very nice comment Karen! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel Mariposa and it was a pleasure for us to host you and your lovely kids. Hope to see you soon. All the best for you!

New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 28 July 2016

After driving from Managua to Leon, Hotel Mariposa was a welcome relief. The calm, clean, welcoming environment was comforting after a long day of travel. The pool surrounded by chairs and hammocks is the central visual and definitely relaxing. A small cafe/restaurant is right near the entrance, offering coffee, cocktails, snacks, and full meals. The hosts were kind and helpful...

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Véronique B, Propriétaire at Hotel Mariposa, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comment Tina! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at the Hotel Mariposa. Sorry for the noise, you are unlucky that we had this huge family (10 people) during your stay. But we are working on it and are trying to find a solution in order to reduce the noise in the room you...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and join us in an idyllic spot, only a few minutes from the Centre of Leon, where you can chill out in the peaceful surroundings while drinking a cocktail near the swimming pool... Relaxation guaranteed. The hotel has 2 rooms and 6 bungalows all pleasantly situated around the swimming pool and the tropical garden where you can relax in a warm and friendly atmosphere. The beaches of Poneloya and Las Peñitas are a quarter of an hour away from the hotel and Leon is about 5 minutes away. Let yourself be charmed by the photos before visiting us very soon... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Mariposa

Address: Del Parque Arlen Siu 75 vrs al Sur | Carretera a poneloya, Leon 00000, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Leon
Price Range: €47 - €60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Mariposa 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“a wonderful respite from the city. Like a little slice of calming heaven”
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“The bungalows are superior.”
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“They are all good”
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“If you like space and a private bathroom do not take room #2. Room is wierdly organized.”
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“We had a separate cabana. I think the regular rooms are just off of the breakfast area and I suspect they might get a little noisy in the AM”
 of 5 bubbles RThomas5586, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
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