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Washington
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great Hotel, but hard to find if you are renting a car. Definitely get a GPS or a sims card as the roads are not signed. Other than that, we had a great stay. The staff was fantastic and the restaurant is the best we ate at in the entire country. Close to the beach, and killer view. Infinity pool...

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Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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Beautiful property, large and comfortable rooms, spectacular views! We had room 34 and it overlooked the pool, restaurant and most importantly, the ocean. We shuttled to the beach for the day and it was super easy. Without hesitation, I would stay here again!

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The views here are amazing! you can't beat the views from the pool, or the ocean view room we had. Absolutely stunning. The staff was friendly and helpful, but not overly so. Parking was horrible, they do not have enough spots for all the rooms so you end up down below and having to walk up. The rooms were ok,...

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Mobile, Alabama
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 3 nights and had no complaints. The views are definitely the main attraction. It is close to the main restaurant/bar area of Manuel Antonio. You can get a shuttle down to the beach/national park area or take a short walk to the public bus stop, which runs later and is very cheap. The staff was friendly and...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel, the view, the staff, the breakfast was EVERYTHING. I really loved my stay. The room was decorated very classy and minimal which I prefer. Also, the bus service to the beach was convenient.

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Huntersville, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic location and view. Rooms could be upgraded slightly but staff was fantastic and atmosphere perfect! Quick walk to great restaurants and ride to beach. National Park trails and beaches are very close by and we saw monkey's, sloths and much more!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff were amazing and made us feel at home. Our room was impeccable and service was very personable. We enjoyed the morning breakfast with a breathtaking views. I highly recommended the stay at Mariposa especially to see monkeys join you for cocktails.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited in November and the fog of was so thick there was rarely any time to see the view that Mariposa prides themselves on so if you're visiting for that reason then I'd go somewhere else. The rooms were outdated and the customer service was subpar. We stayed at a wonderful hotel in Arenal a couple...

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Manfred A, Director Comercial at La Mariposa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear sailorpcov It is impossible for us as a responsible and pioneering company in the tourism industry of Costa Rica not to respond to your comment, for the following reasons: 1 - These guests stayed in La Mariposa during the same days when Hurricane Otto hit our country really hard, causing serious material and human damages. 2 - The whole...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went with wife and kids ages 12, 14, and 20 in December 2016. Rooms were nice - clean but not amazing. Food was good but not great. The pool area is awesome. The staff is very friendly and the location was great. Close to Manuel Antonio. The views are what makes the hotel special.

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Houston, Texas
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Fantastic trip. The hotel was beautiful, the staff was always smiling and eager to please, and we loved every activity the hotel assisted us with booking: horseback-riding, catamaran snorkeling tour, day hike, etc.

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  • Breakfast included
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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: RM917 - RM1,651 (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
La Mariposa Hotel Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
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#8 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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“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
“Get a room facing north for great sunsets ”
 of 5 bubbles 897delmab, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Awesome room great view of the oceon”
 of 5 bubbles 559michaelsl, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The hotel did a great job helping us with our excursions for both horseback riding at Rancho Tipico Don Juan and for the guide into Manuel Antonio. I recommend both! The beach just down the road from the hotel is STUNNING and I highly recommend it (bring some colones to buy an icee or a kayak excursion from the locals.). The Marina area was really nice to watch the sunset while the kids play on the fake lawn. ”
 of 5 bubbles sandielefant, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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