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Hotel Las Mariposas

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#13 of 113 Hotels in Oaxaca
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Silver City, New Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ten years ago my wife and I stayed in Las Mariposas (The Butterflies), about three blocks from the Ethnobotanical Garden and four blocks from Santa Domingo. When we returned to Oaxaca for a longer period, we wanted to stay there again. But we had to get in line because it's so popular. We treasure our month in our small apartment,...

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Ucluelet, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very charming eco-lodge in the middle of Oaxaca city. It's located only a few blocks from the Santo Domingo Cathedral and the main plazas. I always felt safe walking through the neighbourhoods at all times throughout the day and it's such a picturesque city to explore! The hotel itself looks way better that the photos I've found...

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Mission Viejo CA
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Booked directly thru hotel and experienced a great rate for the week prior to semana Santa. Everyone that worked there was super friendly and helpful. As prior reviews state, close enough to walk to zocalo but far enough not too get all the noise. Rooms in back are quieter. They are simple, no tv or a/c units (at least the...

Thank missionviejomex
Richmond, California
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Las Mariposas is a wonderful eco-hotel. Our room, located in the back courtyard with a massive green-wall-fountain in the center, was very quiet, and comfortable. The service is excellent and friendly. The location is ideal, short walk to the walking streets in the center, yet removed enough to be peaceful. With a breakfast of coffee, pastries and cereal included the...

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Louisa, Virginia
Reviewed 5 April 2017

My wife and I were in a studio apartment for a week while taking Spanish language classes at the nearby Instituto Cultural. The hotel in a neighborhood far enough removed from the center of town that it is very serene, but not so far away that walking to everything one could need was a problem. Many nearby restaurants. Great park...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for two nights and had a great experience. My room was in the back and absolutely silent, but for the fountain in the courtyard. Room was simple but very comfortable, including a nice fluffy duvet. The common areas are green and peaceful and the staff couldn't have been nicer. It is next to the Lending Library and...

Thank Heather02138
Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We love this hotel. Those who own and manage the hotel have made every effort to reduce energy and water use, solar panels to heat water, a bucket in the shower to save water for the beautiful gardens, a tiny hourglass in the shower to coax limited water use, drinking water available to guests to reduce the use of plastic...

Thank Strellis
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed 10 nights at Las Mariposas and it was a great experience. We rented a room with kitchenette so we could cook breakfast. The hotel also lets guests use their kitchen, and they serve good coffee every morning. We liked the environmental practices at the hotel: recycling, water conservation, energy saving lights and solar water heaters. They provided drinking...

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Mariposas1, Gerente at Hotel Las Mariposas, responded to this review

We are profoundly grateful with you for spend your time sharing good references about Las mariposas. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had seen our effort to conserve the environment since we implement measures like solar-powered water heaters, photovoltaic solar panels, recycle water from the laundry and so forth. Thank you for helping...

Reviewed 9 February 2017

This small hotel was recommended by friends who have stayed here for five consecutive years. Had to check it out and now understand the attraction of Las Mariposas. Great and accommodating staff, comfortable bed, exceptionally clean and great location for museums, restaurants, etc. The owner celebrated her birthday in the gated courtyard and invited all the guests of the hotel...

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Mariposas1, Gerente at Hotel Las Mariposas, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for choosing "Las mariposas" for your stay in Oaxaca. It was a pleasure and honor having you as our guest and I appreciate your kind words which I have shared with our entire team. We hope to welcome you back in the near future to Oaxaca and the Hotel las mariposas! Best regards,

Reviewed 16 January 2017

I just came back from Oaxaca where the first 3 nights I stayed at in Airbnb place and for the last 2 nights I booked a room at Las Mariposas because it was nearest from the centre of the city. I loved the place so much and felt so well there that I ended up staying for 5 nights! I...

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Mariposas1, Gerente at Hotel Las Mariposas, responded to this review

Dear Laura, Thank you very much for your kind comments and for choosing the Hotel Las mariposas for your stay in Oaxaca. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back soon. Best regards from the entire team at the Las mariposas.

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Las Mariposas is a small, family-run hotel with a friendly, relaxed guesthouse atmosphere, offering bed and breakfast to all kinds of international travelers. Choose a single or a double room and you'll find the comfortable beds, private bathroom and spotlessly clean accommodation exactly what you need. If you'd prefer the option of having your own cooking facilities, then consider a studio apartment with kitchenette, refrigerator and stove to make your stay in Oaxaca feel even more like home. Short and long-term stays are available both for rooms and studio apartments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Las Mariposas

Address: Calle Pino Suarez 517 | Centro histórico, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Southern Mexico > Oaxaca > Oaxaca
Price Range: RM154 - RM188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Las Mariposas 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Las Mariposas Oaxaca
Las Mariposas Hotel Oaxaca
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Oaxaca
#6 Business Hotel in Oaxaca
#6 Romantic Hotel in Oaxaca
#6 Green Hotel in Oaxaca
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“We've always stayed "in the back" and think the rooms are cooler and quieter.”
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tomdeplata1, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“the rooms in the back of the hotel are furthest from the street and thus quiet, with lots of courtyard space to lounge in.”
peitsaSF, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms in the back are quiet.”
robertlC3192JB, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“in the far back”
SusanVictoria50, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are studio rooms available with kitchenettes.”
WendyS985, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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