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La Mariposa Hotel

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08/05/2017 09/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
Reviewed 8 April 2014

Hotel La Mariposa is lovely. What an amazing view! Their pool is gorgeous, you are in a rainforest with an amazing ocean view in 180 degrees. Generous breakfast included in a stunning setting. Spotlessly clean. Staff truly helpful. Room was quite large with large balcony. Saw lots of monkeys, birds, iguanas, lovely flowers here on hotel property.

1Thank 58Traveller2014
Reviewed 6 April 2014

This truly is "paradise". The views overlooking the ocean are breathtaking from the rooms, patios, dining area and of course the infinity pool. We spent 3 nights here and always made sure we were back from our daily adventures to enjoy a few hours around the pool and never missed a sunset, all of which were spectacular. The staff is...

1Thank TinaLondon_Ont
West Orange, New Jersey
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Stayed here several times..... best place in Manuel Antonio. Make sure you get the new suites. Deluxe Ocean facing..... Great views, great break face... People are friendly.... I will only stay here!! Don't get the garden room... Old and faces the parking lot.

1Thank David R
San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 April 2014

Beautiful hotel overlooking the ocean. Hotel is located on top of a hill and away from the main city. Hotel location seemed safer than town area. There were many tourist walking around which made us feel a little more comfortable. The room was quaint and clean. Awesome view of ocean and park from our room. Wifi was a bit weak...

1Thank nancy d
Chaska, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Hotel La Mariposa is a destination itself in an awe inspiring area. Everywhere is a stunning view from the moment you enter the lobby to look out across the expanse of the open dining area to the Pacific ocean. It is hard to leave the pool area with it's stunning view over edge of the infinity pool, to go on...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 1 April 2014 via mobile

Stay in La Mariposa and you will see! Great place food at pool and piña colada where the best staff great . Sebastián at front desk was the best he was so helpful and professional I will definitely stay at La Mariposa Again. Monkeys butterflies birds iguanas you see then all at the Hotel . Best part the view! From...

1Thank Chilly1981
Massapequa, New York
Reviewed 31 March 2014

have eaten at this hotel several times over the last several years==I do not know if they have changed chefs in the last two years but in 2012 we had an excellent steak and great lobster bisque--this year it was all inedible==the steak which was a filet could not be chewed and the bisque was terrible==bring back the old chef...

1Thank carolvan8
LaGrange, Georgia
Reviewed 31 March 2014

My husband just stayed at La Mariposa for four nights while on a fishing trip out of Quepos. He said the room had an outstanding view, was comfortable and spacious. The staff on check in was excellent as was the wait staff and bartender. He has been fishing in Costa Rica since 1998 and this is the best hotel he...

2Thank Lcwboat
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 28 March 2014

Satyed here three days on the second half of my birthday trip. I love Manuel Antonio and this is my second time here. This hotel is well known for its views and they do not disapoint on this claim. They have 3 great pools all with exceptional coast views and the sunset. The rooms are okay. Ours needed updating and...

1Thank BruceG122
Newark, Delaware
Reviewed 24 March 2014

During a 9-day stay in Costa Rica, Hotel La Marispoa was the first stop for my husband and me. We had such a great experience! We stayed in a room with a partial ocean view which faced Manuel Antonio Park. The room itself was very spacious and included a balcony which held a jacuzzi, lounge chairs, and a hammock. The...

2Thank hfritzinger

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  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
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: $245 - $396 (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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La Mariposa Costa Rica
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“Awesome views”
chevy4wd, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Some room are renovated and nicer, some are somewhat uninviting.”
MrSwarm, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“55 has great views 54 similar. Together they are great for a family of 4 as they are the only rooms on that level.”
EfinDan, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Best rooms are in the main building, corner rooms, with wrap around verandas”
kaufmannrl, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Do not stay in #50. It's outdated and the view is not great.”
AllisonR299, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
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