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La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco Hotel

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“learn spanish”(56 reviews)
“local community”(64 reviews)
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Staying at the Mariposa was an absolute pleasure. The school has a wonderful community of kind-hearted, knowledgeable, and passionate staff and visitors. The Mariposa students range from toddlers to grandparents with all ranges of ability and all sharing the same desire to learn and/or improve...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is distressingly sad to hear people are cancelling trips to Nicaragua due to concerns about the political situation in the country a week or so ago. Even at its most active, the political protests were very localized and at specific times and places, AND...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I originally was only supposed to stay for two weeks and decided to stay for four because I loved it so much! Despite the current political situation, the school is SO secure. Never felt unsafe. Loved being with my host family and volunteering at the...More

Thank kblack2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently went to Nicaragua as a part of a class on Foreign Aid provided by my college. The class included a trip to Nicaragua to learn more about the aid work being done their. My class and I stayed at La Mariposa's Group learning...More

Thank Stachel R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When my mom suggested we travel to Nicaragua for spanish immersion school I was extremely hesitant. We would be foreigners in a relatively poor country with only her son's public high school spanish education to rely on. I'm 16 though and I wanted to experience...More

Thank Michael C
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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Internet
Restaurant
Breakfast included
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Price range
US$20 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$20 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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HHinMexico
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
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fromquebec
13 February 2016|
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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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"Check out the treehouse room. Or ask for a room close to the office for the best wifi signal."
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"If you want a shower, stay in the eco-hotel. But if you want a true Nicaraguan experience, do a home stay!"
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"Rooms in the main hotel are quieter than the cabins"
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"I recommend a homestay for serious Spanish students who want an immersion in the language and culture."
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