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Hotel Mahayana

2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   150m nordeste del Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo 20750, Costa Rica
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Ranked #7 of 31 Tamarindo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Location is great if you desire more seclusion from all the Noise and craziness at Night - the Beach is a 10 minute walk away, but the Host is the best of all - Cecile goes out of her way to make you feel at Home, and you can't beat the Price for any comparable Accomodations. I will definitely... More

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Graz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The place is really nice, small with just 6 rooms but therefore very familiar. The owner is amazing and always there if you need something. There is a kitchen you can use and a jacuzzi. Loved to stay in this place!!!

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Baghdad, Iraq
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I stayed 15 day in this little gold mine and enjoyed every minute of it. Cecile and Maya (her pet dog) were the perfect hosts. Oh can’t forget about ChaCha the perfect little feline host. Cecile was very helpful in showing me where to go and where to eat and she will arrange any trip that you would like to... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I love this place! The hotel for sure suits all target groups (i'm in my mid twenties) and Cecil is a great host and she couldn't make me feel more "at home" during my week here. The location of the hotel is perfect, specially during the holy week (easter) streets were very crowded and all of bars and restaurants were... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

We had such a delightful stay! Very simple, elegant, and comfortable. Our room and bathroom were well designed and decorated. If you want a tranquil place to stay with nature all around you, slightly removed from the raucous crowds this is your place!!

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St. Helier, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The atmosphere in Mahayana couldn't be more in tune with the awesome surroundings. We started our trip in Costa Rica in Mahayana and returned twice within our 5 week stay. Felt very relaxed and the outdoors kitchen is second to none. Great place to hang out, rooms are clean and there is a cool outdoors shower. Can't wait to go... More

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Monrovia, Liberia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Hi, I staid a few days in Hotel Mahayana begining of 2014 and my only regret is that I could not stay any longer :). The place is lean, the food is good, the host (and her dog) were very super nice. Francois

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

My fourth stay at the Mahayana in the last few years. The host, and the people staying at the Hostel style make it a cool little place. Out door kitchen is great and makes for a nice gathering spot. Rooms are small but I am okay with that. You have a small refrigerator, fan, air conditioning, large bathroom and great... More

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Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

... was the first thing I heard when I got there and I felt home immediately! Good vibes, nice place, what else to say! I'll definitely be back next year and come in low season with a bunch of friends (as there is only 6 rooms, it's easy to have the place private). THANK YOU MAHAYANA ;-)

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Kernersville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

What a great hotel, very clean, owner and staff are great. Rooms are very clean and the AC is super cold. Had a great time with the staff and guest one night, too much rum!! Driver arranged by hotel was waiting for us at airport, very friendly guy (Hector). Rooms are perfect, cleaning staff did a great job, and the... More

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Address: 150m nordeste del Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo 20750, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Mahayana 2.5*
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The Hotel Mahayana is a few minutes away in walking distance from the beach as well as from the center of Tamarindo and its shops and restaurants. The Hotel Mahayana is composed by 6 attractive rooms with terrace looking onto the outside deck and the Jacuzzi and also a commun kitchen. All the rooms have private hot water bathroom, AC and ceiling fan. They are also equipped with mini refrigerator. Double rooms have Queen beds and triple rooms have 3 single beds, all with orthopedic matresses. ... more   less 
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