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    La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco Hotel

    De la Cancha, 200 metros al sur, 50 al este | San Juan de la Concepcion, Masaya, Nicaragua
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          Overview
          • Excellent92%
          • Very good5%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          “language” (73 reviews)
          “teaching” (49 reviews)
          Free Internet
          Breakfast included
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          Laundry Service
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          Reviewed 23 December 2013

          Me and my family visited La Mariposa in 2008 and came back in 2010 and 2012. It is very friendly and a good place to visit with kids. Paulette, her staff and the spanish teachers all made us feel very welcome. We will definitly come...More

          Thank Sara H
          Reviewed 6 December 2013

          I love this place... I carefully read La mariposa's website and the more I read the more I knew it would be the perfect place for me to start my visit to Nicaragua. My children are all attending university and my husband was too busy...More

          3  Thank passionfortravel9
          Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco Hotel

          Thank you so much for this very comprehensive review. As you point out we get many return visitors who want to continue improving their Spanish and we certainly hope you will be one of them in the future!!

          Reviewed 28 November 2013

          I could not have properly prepared for the full immersion learning experience of language, social issues, and Nicaragua geography that is La Mariposa. The homestay and volunteer opportunities were equally if not more valuable than the custom-paced, fun Spanish lessons. The animal sanctuary, relaxing forest...More

          Thank Nomadvocate
          Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco Hotel

          I am so glad that your time at the Mariposa helped with your longer term stay in rural Nicaragua. Such adventures can, at least initially, be daunting! Thank you especially for your comment " The homestay and volunteer opportunities were equally if not more valuable...More

          Reviewed 27 November 2013

          I am originally from the U.S. but presently living in Costa Rica. My spanish was extremely week(previous experience was High school and college 35+ years ago) and needs a lot of work. I stayed one month at the school and after a month I feel...More

          1  Thank Richard V
          Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco Hotel

          Rich...thank you SO much for this review. It means a lot to us to know that you learnt so much during your time with us! Stay in touch and let us know how it goes in Costa Rica, maybe see you again some day when...More

          Reviewed 15 November 2013

          La Mariposa is a lesson full of possibilities about living with respect to the inter-connectivity of all life. The eco-built hotel is nothing less than perfection in co existing. The website is a 100% accurate portrayal of what you get when you go to La...More

          2  Thank Alexaundrea
          Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco Hotel

          This made us smile a lot, Alex...thank you! A web of life indeed it is!! And thank you again for sending us the parcel of goodies. Hope you come back some day!

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          • Breakfast included
          • Free Internet
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          • Breakfast included
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          • USD 20 - USD 35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Number of rooms
          • 16
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          • Nicaragua >
          • Masaya Department >
          • Masaya
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          HHinMexico
          To those guests who travelled to La Mariposa with children: With all the media hype about the Zika virus, and other diseases like Chagas for which no vaccine exists, did you feel that the risk was manageable during your La Mariposa experience (including home stays)? Bug repellent, mosquito nets etc? I would love to bring my two kids (7 and 9) down next year, I just worry about exposure (but I'm not sure if my worries are justified or not!) I know that ultimately it's a personal choice, but any advice you could offer, based on your experience, would be much appreciated! Christine
          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
          Hi, I would like to contact the Mariposa school for a future stay this summer and seem to have a hard time trying to contact Paulette. I would like to book and her contact information does not seem to work. Would you know how I can contact Paulette? I read so many good things about her place and would love to go this summer. Than you so much for your time and look forward to hearing from you. Best regards, Teri
          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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          fromquebec
          I am looking to book at your place at the Eco hotel for 1 month this coming July. I am flexible on my dates as I am a teacher and off in the summer. One of my things on my bucket list and My goal was To learn spanish and also wanted to go to Nicaragua...by coincidence I found your place on trip adviser and was interested in looking more into it to persue my dream. I look forward to hearing from you Best regards Teri
          23 January 2016|
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