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Las Mariposas is a charming property in the beautiful beach town of Samara, Costa Rica. If you are looking for an inexpensive place with lots of extra services.... this is the place to be! You have free Wifi access, a communal kitchen, bike rental and hot shower!The property can arrange lots of nice activities for a fair price and offers a delicious breakfast.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Wow, wow and wow that open mic last night was UNBELIEVABLE...... FANTASTIC........ at one point there was a guy playing flute one playing lead guitar, one playing backing guitar, one playing bongos, one playing bass guitar, one playing home made pipe percussion, one playing sax
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Bugs in bed, humidity on the walls in the room, loud concert in the hostel until 2AM without being informed. Limited courtesy from the staff. I travelled all over the world. Even in Asia, I have never been an hostel like it. Changed for the Pension Playa Samara. For 5$ extra,
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Response from Janna L, General Manager at Las Mariposas
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hey there, sorry to hear this. But just to the facts: One time per week there is an Open Mic Night at the hostel, which we always announce in advance and guests enjoy it a lot. It never stops past 1am. Bugs we don¨t have, but yes, it is a tropical country, so there will be an ant or something from time to time. Cheers, Janna
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Wonderfull hostel where you feel welcome and at home from the moment you arrive. The staff is always very kind and ready to help. The hostel is nearby the beach, also the supermarket is very close. You can't choose a better hostel in Samara ;)
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Response from Janna L, General Manager at Las Mariposas
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hey Tina, thanks a lot for your review, really happy to know you had a good time here :) Cheers, Janna
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I have traveled in a lot of country including Latin America. This is by far my worst experience. I stayed with my boyfriend in December 2018 on the first night we found the bed covered with bugs. When we asked to change the sheets we discovered that the matress was full of
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Response from Janna L, General Manager at Las Mariposas
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hey guys, you came here right after the heavy rainy season in a beach town in a tropical country, there are problems all the places here are suffering cause of humidity (mattress actually is not one of it), but we gave you immediately totally new pillows, new sheets and removed the 3 leaf cutting ants from your room. Since you even extended your stay, we were guessing that it was not too bad. ;)
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The hostel is really close to the beach. Supermarket you can walk in 3 minutes and to the centre of the city you need 5 minutes. So the location is perfect for all your needs. Waves are nice for surfing and there are a lot of surfer dudes in Samara. The hostel is clean and the
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Response from Janna L, General Manager at Las Mariposas
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hey there, thanks for your review, always happy to read about happy people :)
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Humidity !
Mysteriöse Krümel, die im Laufe des Tages auf dem Bett erschienen, wahrscheinlich von der Decke
Schmutziger Bodern, schon vor unserer Ankunft
nicht-befestigtest Mückengitter
Fleckige Bettwäsche
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"The private rooms above the kitchen are beautiful. The upper dorm seems to have a little more space than the one down."
"Try to get a room on the second floor to avoid room being flooded."
"rainy season go for rooms on the second level and never leave stuff on the ground. Chance it gets wet if there is a lot of rain"
"I really love the bigger room. It's $3 more per night, but it's a slightly nicer room."
"Catch a better breeze with rooms upstairs."
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PRICE RANGE
US$17 - US$45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of GuanacastePlaya Samara
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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