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Hotel Mahayana Reviews

150m Nordeste del Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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60 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 100%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 97%Staff
  • 94%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 86%Facilities

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We chose Hotel Mahayana at a friend's recommendation and we were not let down! Its just off the strip enough so the nights are quiet but close enough so we could walk anywhere in Tamarindo without exhausting ourselves. The rooms are like hotel rooms - big bed, bathroom, shower, fridge, etc, but it had the added bonus of a hostel style common area w a pool, lounge, and kitchen. The host, Cecelia, was extremely nice, helpful, and beautiful too! She set up our adventures and gave us the local scoop

  • 6th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Adorable hotel! Tiny pool and a great kitchen. It's a pretty short walk to the beach and downtown. It's a very quiet place. Perfect if you're a couple or don't want to party.


This hotel is a real gem -- located off the beaten path from the zoo that is Tamarindo, yet easily within walking distance of everything one might want. The owner was delightful and very helpful. The set up is perfect. I highly recommend it. My only reservation is the cost -- twice as much for 2 people as one, which seems excessive, since breakfast is not provided.

  • 26th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Couple, 41+
  • (1 review)

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