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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is fantastic, it starts with a great staff always smiling and wanting to make your stay enjoyable, then there is the view which is amazing from everywhere you are and the food was also amazing, well presented with great service. We had a great room, very comfortable and clean. We also arrived on St Valentines day and the...

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Guilford, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned to this beautiful hotel after a 17 year hiatus. Many changes, almost all for the better. Newer rooms: ours had a great view of the Pacific and the A/C worked beautifully. Could have used some closets and a coffee maker. Grounds were lovely. The food in the restaurant was only so-so and would recommend going to some of the...

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1Thank lois6700
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a nice stay at the hotel. The room was average. Awesome view of the ocean. The landscape was well maintained. The pool is awesome overlooking the ocean. The service was great. The rooms are really outdated.

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in room 34 (or maybe 35). It was a corner room on the 4th floor and had incredible views. The room was very comfortable, had a lovely balcony, and a spacious bathroom. We loved Felipe. The food was very tasty and they had a great selection on their menu. Service was perfect.

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Thank stitt690
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the pinnacle of our trip. We loved it so much (and had a bad experience after we left) that we drove back to La Mariposa for our last three days. It was room 55 the first time, which we liked slightly better than room 58 but both were great and extremely clean. There are not enough great words...

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Thank Cliffsideinn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just completed our stay at La Mariposa Hotel in Manuel Antonio and I must say, we had an amazing time! From the moment we checked in after a very long travel day (flight complications & 3 hour drive from San Jose to Manuel Antonio); the staff greeted us with a smile and check-in was a breeze. What’s so wonderful...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extremely disappointing experience with La Mariposa Hotel. I had booked a trip with my wife during Christmas and had to cancel it because the visa did not come through. The hotel did not refund a single cent. I informed the hotel 3 weeks in advance. Made over twenty calls during the time frame leading up to the vacation. Was never...

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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was out third stay at La Mariposa, the last being 7 years ago. While the views are still magnificent, the hotel is showing signs of age. Our room was not nearly as nice as the last time and the pool bar is not aging well. Wi-fi is terribly slow (but if you come here for the wi-fi, then you...

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gowithmommy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We staying here for 5 nights. It is a beautiful, well-run hotel. It has a world class 270 degree view of the ocean - really quite spectacular - with an amazing sunset every night. It is immaculately clean, beautiful well-kept landscaping, very helpful and polite staff from the front desk to the wait staff. The beds are quite firm, and...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel the second half of our trip and it was a great place. The hotel service was excellent and property was impeccable with gorgeous views! There were 2 pools with beautiful views and incredible sunsets. Wait staff was very friendly and attentive. We highly recommend this hotel!

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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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  • Pool
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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
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
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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: $268 - $484 (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
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“Go to the pool bar.”
 of 5 bubbles Cliffsideinn, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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”
 of 5 bubbles Janie059, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ocean view is a must!”
 of 5 bubbles Clyde_Betts, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The view and location was fantastic. Rooms were OK and some work is needed but overall a great hotel staff and atmosphere. ”
 of 5 bubbles W9426IAleem, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
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