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1 room, 2 adults

La Mariposa Hotel

3,5-star3,5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
Manuel Antonio Beach, Quepos, 100 meters SW from Plaza Vista, Manuel Antonio, Puntarenas, 60601, Costa Rica

Family-friendly resort with 4 outdoor pools, connected to a shopping center, near Manuel Antonio Nature Park & Wildlife Refuge
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Children's pool
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
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  • Beautiful location. Friendly staff. Would have liked a fridge in the room.Mar 18, 2020
  • Lovely property with amazing views. Check-in was efficient and informational. The room,…Mar 16, 2020

La Mariposa Hotel

  • Premier Room, Balcony, Full Ocean View
  • Standard Room, Balcony, Partial Ocean View
  • Standard Room, Balcony, Full Sea View

What’s around La Mariposa Hotel


  • On the waterfront
  • Playa La Macha - 24 min walk
  • Manuel Antonio Nature Park & Wildlife Refuge - 19 min walk
  • Playitas Beach - 26 min walk
  • Biesanz Beach - 30 min walk
  • Marina Pez Vela - 43 min walk

Getting around

  • Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO) - 159 min drive
  • Quepos (XQP) - 14 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free beach shuttle

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 70 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 11 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

  • Cruise terminal shuttle *

  • Ferry terminal shuttle *


  • Free self parking on site

  • Free RV/bus/truck parking


  • Area shuttle within 300 km *

  • Free beach shuttle

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 2 poolside bars
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Fishing on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • One meeting room 1
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free grocery shopping service
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 6
  • Year Built - 1973
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 28-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


Le Papillon - This poolside restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.


On Site

  • Fishing on site


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

La Mariposa Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Mariposa
  • Mariposa Manuel Antonio
  • La Mariposa Hotel Costa Rica/Quepos
  • La Mariposa Hotel Resort
  • La Mariposa Hotel Manuel Antonio
  • La Mariposa Hotel Resort Manuel Antonio
  • La Mariposa
  • La Mariposa Hotel
  • La Mariposa Hotel Manuel Antonio
  • La Mariposa Manuel Antonio
  • Mariposa Hotel
  • Hotel La Mariposa Costa Rica/Manuel Antonio National Park
  • La Mariposa Costa Rica
  • Mariposa Hotel Manuel Antonio


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

  • Hot springs access available from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
  • Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

    Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

    Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

    The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

    For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Optional extras

    Rollaway beds are available for CRC 12000.0 per day

    Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

    Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of CRC 220000.00 per vehicle (roundtrip)

    Cruise ship terminal shuttle and ferry terminal shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

    Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    FAQs for La Mariposa Hotel

    • Does La Mariposa Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
      Yes, La Mariposa Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
    • Is La Mariposa Hotel currently open?
      This property is closed from July 30 2020 to December 15 2020 (dates subject to change).
    • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at La Mariposa Hotel?
      This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
    • Is parking offered on site at La Mariposa Hotel?
      Yes, there's free self parking.
    • Is there a pool at La Mariposa Hotel?
      Yes, there are 4 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
    • Are pets allowed at La Mariposa Hotel?
      Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at La Mariposa Hotel?
      You can check in from 3 PM to midnight. Check-out time is noon.
    • Are there restaurants at or near La Mariposa Hotel?
      Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves international cuisine.
    • Is airport shuttle service offered by La Mariposa Hotel?
      Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is CRC 220000.00 per vehicle roundtrip.
    • What is there to do near La Mariposa Hotel?
      Recommended spots to visit include Manuel Antonio Nature Park & Wildlife Refuge (1 mi) and Playa La Macha (1.2 mi), along with Playitas Beach (1.3 mi) and Biesanz Beach (1.6 mi).

    Recent reviews

    Superb 9,2 From 263 reviews

    Exceptional 10,0
    elham, us2 night family trip
    Fair 4,0
    Complete rip off
    Hotel is in a beautiful setting, but the rooms are terrible. Maintenance issues galore, they advertise down comforters and you get cotton. The beds creak every time you move. Shower water ends up everywhere due to nothing stopping it from flowing. One room had a massive crack across the sink. For $425/night you've got to be kidding me. Call the desk to ask for something and it doesn't come. Drive up a mountain for a nice view then stay somewhere else.
    Steve, us5 night trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    Fantastic place and centrally located. Like most places in CR, really long drives to get there. (Most roads are one lane each way). But the hotel couldn’t be better. And the views are magical.
    Edward, us4 night family trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    Truly magical place!
    This place is pure paradise. The views, the pools, The sunset, the rooms were nice and had a nice terrace with great views. We saw macaws, tucans and monkeys on the property.
    Mathieu, ca1 night family trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    Perfect place to stay , good food investable view , friendly staff , highly recommend
    Mike, us3 night family trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    La Mariposa Hotel (Manuel Antonio)
    This is one of the best hotels to stay in the Manuel Antonio area. The views from the hotel are stunning. The food and the service in the restaurant are very good. The hotel is about 10-15 min ride from the entrance of Manuel Antonio National Park. One advise, if you are driving to the park, you will encounter people waving at you and inviting you to park your car at their location (Manuel Antonio Park does not offer parking). Some of the parking lot attendants are quite aggressive in their efforts to make you park with them. They will dress and act like park rangers standing in front of your car and blocking your way not letting you go. Just ignore them if you do not wish to park with them (their price is the same, just the waking to the park entrance is longer). The road to the park ends with a loop (roundabout) and a parking lot is conveniently located by the loop. The visit to the park is a MUST.
    Pavel, us3 night trip with friends
    Exceptional 10,0
    Amazing Views
    Amazing views from room, pool and restaurant. Great location!
    Philip, us2 night trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    La Mariposa Hotel
    We really enjoyed staying at this hotel, the views were spectacular and the staff was absolutely charming, friendly and helpful. Its in a convenient location because one can walk to restaurants and there is a little supermarket within walking distance too.Just make sure that you ask for a room with a view overlooking the ocean.
    Nicola, us3 night family trip
    Exceptional 10,0
    Great place at this price range and great location
    La Mariposa Hotel was great! If you're searching around wondering which one to pick in this price range, this is definitely a winner. Note, we stayed over Thanksgiving weekend, so just at the tail end of off season, if I understand correctly. Location: After driving around the area a bit, I'd say the location is in a prime spot. None of the hotels around Manuel Antonio are right on the beach, at least not near this price range. Know that you'll need a car, or use the hotel shuttle, or take a cab if you're headed to the beach or national park. The hotel is right next to several places to eat, get souvenirs, or get a drink that are all within walking distance. Room: We had a King Bed plus one twin bed room style with windows that looked out to a balcony and amazing views. Room and bathroom were very clean with no issues at all. Staff: Perfect. People at the front desk were very helpful every time and seemed very organized. Waiters at the restaurant and bar were great. Restaurant: Breakfast included. If you've spent any other time in Costa Rica, it's right on par with what you'd expect. Dinners were pretty good. Not cheap, but not out of line. The terrace you eat on has pretty views. Pool: It's an infinity style with more amazing views of the ocean and sunset. I loved it. No coffee maker in the room. But, a quick run to the restaurant in the morning to grab some to go was a good alternative.
    Anthony, us3 night trip
    Good 6,0
    Awesome views, horrible bedding.
    Bedding is tired and uncomfortable. Hotel has a beautiful setting and amazing views of the ocean, but cheap motel like bedding was a huge disappointment as we didn’t sleep for our two nights there. Hotel staff are attentive, but mostly dismissive of guest complaints. They have a gorgeous property and simply don’t see a need to compete on quality. Many better choices to be had nearby.
    us2 night trip

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