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Carmel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a visit to Manuel Antonio Park and the surrounding beaches we decided to make a stop here for a bite to eat. The views from the hotel were spectacular and they had their own visiting Macaws which were entertaining. The food was average as were the drinks but the location and the grounds were spectacular.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view of course is incredible. We made reservation and had a great table with the view over looking the ocean. Initially the service was good, a bit slow, since there were only 3 - 4 people eating. I ordered the surf and turf and I pointed to the item on the menu. The waiter asked if I wanted the...

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Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

La Mariposa is famous for its beautiful views, excellent service, and multiple infinity pools. That is exactly what you'll get and more during your stay. Rooms and bathrooms are beautiful, spacious, and clean. Balconies overlooking the beach and park are breathtaking. Highly recommend to any family or couple looking for the best of the best while in Manuel Antonio.

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel La Mariposa has the most breathtaking views in all of Manuel Antonio (even the locals said as much). The hotel is ideally located - right next to two amazing restaurants named Falafel Bar, Emilio's cafe, a great supermarket, and a really fancy gym which we went to every day we were there. I would definitely recommend staying here to...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed two nights at La Mariposa and it was very nice. The rooms were pretty with a great view, they were clean as well. The only down side for me was that our bathroom had no door, so if you need privacy from your room mate they would have to leave the room. Other than that fabulous. The service...

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1Thank Erica A
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at restaurant 2/3 nights. The view was beautiful and food was excellent. We tried many items. The fish and steak were awesome. Drinks at bar were spectacular especially at sunset. This is a very memorable place in Costa Rica. A must in Manuel Antonio area.

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the positive side, the views in this place are breathtaking. Especially from the dining and bar areas, and, from our room. The meals we ate here were delicious. And breakfast was included in the rate. This resort is in need of an upgrade but that wasn't what bothered me. The hotel room, albeit with a lanai view to knock...

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Bolton, CT
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 10 days here last year and are back for 15 days this year. Upon checkout last year we asked if there was a better room than #58...kidding. Sebastian said to book #57 and in addition to a perfect sunset every evening, we would get the sunrise as well. This year they threw in a perfect view of the...

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

The food was truly top notch. Very good service. Didn't hurry you through your dinner. Really great sunset. Make sure you get seated before sunset. It's a little pricey but well worth it. It's located at the end of basically a dead-end street. You go through a gated area. It is attached to a hotel with a wonderful infinity pool....

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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Exquisite views, excellent traditional breakfast, monkeys galore and the pool/outdoor area are to die for. Staff is super pleasant and accommodating. You can walk to the town in minutes to many bars restaurants shops. The only bad parts have been the bed is uncomfortable and they don't provide ample supplies such as toilet paper and there is no conditioner. Overall...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: £156 - £274 (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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“Do not stay in #50. It's outdated and the view is not great.”
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“In the main building, where we stayed, all floors have ocean views. Corner rooms have even larger vistas.”
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