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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
    • Excellent93%
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    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “learn spanish” (49 reviews)
    “local community” (60 reviews)
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    Reviewed 30 November 2012

    This was my second trip to La Mariposa, the first 4 years ago. A few things have changed - the school is bigger, they've replaced the beat-up pickup with a beat-up van, and there are even more animals. But the spirit is the same -...More

    1  Thank Apple66
    Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco HotelResponded 1 December 2012

    What a great review, great description. Just one small factual error....we haven't replaced our beat up pick up with a beat up van. We now have both....a beat up van AND a beat up pick up!! We are definitely at our dog limit, I agree,...More

    Reviewed 4 November 2012

    My boyfriend and I had a great time. We loved the setting, the nature, the monkeys, the toucans, very friendly and professional staff, the learning atmosphere, fun activities to volcan masaya, pueblos blancos, volunteering in gardens, visiting community projects such as panama school and the...More

    1  Thank laurenandphil
    Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco HotelResponded 24 November 2012

    "the only bad thing was the mattress which was too soft and you could feel the springs, but we've had worse and wasn't worth complaining about!". A plea to our guests...please tell us (not just tripadvisor) so that we can at least attempt to put...More

    Reviewed 2 November 2012

    Although my 3 weeks at Mariposa were back in Feb-March 2010, (the Trip review will not allow me to enter the date), my review did not seem to make it on this website so here goes once again. As underlined by the Mariposa School website,...More

    1  Thank Donald R M
    Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco HotelResponded 24 November 2012

    What can I say??? You clearly did not forget us, thank you so much!!! Hope to see you again when you are travelling in these parts.

    Reviewed 4 October 2012 via mobile

    I had intended to go to la Mariposa for 3 weeks and stayed 6 - my only regret is that i couldnt stay longer! I stayed in the hotel for the whole time (i like hot showers) and loved it ! The downside of staying...More

    Thank Wilp33
    Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco HotelResponded 24 November 2012

    I will tell the local ice cream parlours to restock for your return!! I am glad you liked the food in general....take care of yourself.

    Reviewed 15 September 2012

    My goals for my trip were to live in a homestay, practice my Spanish in the real world, and volunteer with a local organization. The Mariposa was great at facilitating this. As a 16-yr-old traveling alone, I couldn't do most volunteer-type programs that care about...More

    1  Thank Meredyo
    Response from paulettelamariposa, Owner at La Mariposa Spanish School and Eco HotelResponded 24 November 2012

    Yes you are the proof that age is not the defining factor!! It was great to have you here and you helped out a great deal. Thank you.

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
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    • Price range
    • US$20 - US$35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
    • Location
    • Nicaragua >
    • Masaya Department >
    • Masaya
    • Also Known As
    • La Mariposa Spanish School And Eco Hotel Nicaragua/Masaya
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    HHinMexico
    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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    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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    "The eco-room is next to the monkies and the tucans, so you will feel a part of the jungle!"
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    "Stay with a host family, it is a great way to learn more Spanish and more about the community!"
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