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La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco Hotel

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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“learn spanish”(56 reviews)
“local community”(64 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Over spring break 2018, 8 students and two faculty stayed for 9 days at El Piscacho Study Centre. The students engaged in service projects every morning, we all (faculty included) took 2 hours of Spanish lessons each afternoon. After our long days, we enjoyed excellent...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Two years ago, I visited La Mariposa for five weeks; I stayed with local families, volunteered (taught English), took Spanish (of course), and did some of the afternoon and weekend La Mariposa activities. My wife was able to come for one week. This February (2018),...More

Thank wwl12
Reviewed 18 March 2018

La Mariposa is an amazing home from home, with a caring and highly skilled staff, a menagerie of wonderful animals, comfortable rooms, great learning spaces, excellent fresh and delicious meals and a genuine wish to help visitors make the most out of their stay. In...More

Thank coateseliz
Reviewed 18 March 2018

So ... La Mariposa Spanish School now has a second location in Granada Nicaragua. There is no hotel attached to the school, but they are offering homestays. I have been taking classes at the new location for the past two weeks and the instructors are...More

Thank JustGo_WithAMoto
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Our experience... amazing! From pre arranged pick up in Jinotepe, warm welcome on our arrival, perfect room for us (my husband is very tall, we had a room with a double and single), excellent home Nica style food. The language learning...excellent, high level of professionalism...More

Thank JodyP662
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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)
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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
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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
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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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