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La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco Hotel

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“learn spanish”(56 reviews)
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Reviewed 27 January 2015

Great place to learn Spanish and to stay. I just left, but already want to go back. Started with no Spanish at all and after a month I could do nice chit chats. Teachers were dedicated, classes were fun. At the hotel you feel like...More

1  Thank JohnBlauweParel
Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

We read the details on the Mariposa website and all the information they sent us before hand and were therefore well prepared and knew what to expect. I recommend everyone does this, as reading through some of the negative reviews - I can only assume...More

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Response from paulettelamariposa, Gerente at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco HotelResponded 12 January 2015

Thank you very much undeed for this review. I am sorry I did not get to meet you but I am glad you enjoyed your homesaty. Hope to see you again some day!

Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

We came for a week and stayed in the Homestay, volunteered and had spanish classes. Homestay Perfect, above and beyond my expectations. Chilo and her beautiful family were wonderful. Food was fantastic and the town is so fitting if you want a more 'real' experience....More

1  Thank mishal_ruparel
Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco HotelResponded 12 January 2015

Many many thanks for taking the time to write this review. I did not go to the New years bash but heard it was great fun so I am glad you enjoyed it! Hope to see you back for more fun next year!!

Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

I arrived at La Mariposa speaking literally not a word of Spanish and decided to jump right in with classes combined with home stay and volunteering. Everything from the moment I arrived exceeded expectations in every way: the school itself is set in beautiful gardens...More

3  Thank Jo_Bennett99
Reviewed 4 January 2015

I stayed for a month and took Spanish classes in the morning and volunteered in the afternoon to begin my 5 month long travel of Latin America. It was a great start to the trip and La Mariposa provided dozens of organized opportunities to visit...More

2  Thank Mitchell K
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USD 20 - USD 35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
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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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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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