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Hotel Pasatiempo

Main Street, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Palm Coast, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great little old world hotel except for the fantastic music on Monday and Wednesday nights the place is quaint the Staff is wonderful. The morning Breakfast was a welcome treat. Everyone there makes you feel at home. the office arranged for a couple of trips that were remarkable. I will be going back in January can't wait

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is a great hotel with wonderful staff who couldn't be more helpful we loved our stay with them. We stayed for 3 weeks so we can honestly say we started to feel like part of the place that's how welcome you are made to feel. It's a small hotel compared to some others but it has everything that's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a three week stay at this hotel in April and May 2015, the staff were so helpful and friendly we could'nt fault them. From the guys that ran the office to the bar staff, cleaners and the gardener were all friendly and helpful. The room we had was clean and fitted with AC and a ceiling fan to... More 

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La Fortuna
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed in Pasatiempo in Tamarindo over the years and our recent visit reminded me of how much I like to stay there! The owner is super involved in making the place beautiful and well-run - I really enjoyed her energy and genuine approach to hospitality. The rooms are very comfy, we loved the food and the live open... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did plan our vacation 3 months ahead. We had the confirmation and it was signed by Helen (later we new she is the owner!!!) we got to Tamarindo on May 1(hollyday) to find out that we dind't have any reservation!!!!! The guy ot the reception did call this Helen several times but she never call him back. He made... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was a great place for is to stay for 2 nights in Tamarindo. It is within 10 minutes walk to the beach. It is along the main strip of town where there are plenty of restaurants, bars gifts shops and yoga studios. The people are friendly. The best part of the hotel is the pool and restaurant area.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pasatiempo had a great atmosphere! We were in Tamarindo just before busy season so the pool area wasn't too crowded. The pool was very nice and very clean. I loved all the palm trees around the pool. The place felt very lively with the lights, bar, and music. I saw a lot of reviews complaining about the music, but our... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky we found the hotel. We drove our rental up and down Tamarindo looking for a hotel with descent rates but also higher standards. We stayed in a suite which was equipped with ac, tv, expensive furniture, tastefully designed and decorated. The hotel also has a pool, a medium sized gardens and plenty of bushes and trees that... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We stayed at the hotel only one night on the way to Santa Teresa. The room was clean despite some blood stains on the sheets. The pool needed some extra cleaning but it seem to be a general problem with pools in Costa Rica. The complementary breakfast was huge and you could choose between 3 breakfast options. Although we were... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

First time in Costa Rica. Booked this hotel for 4 days with a group. Decided to go a day early and then added 2 more days to my trip. Helene was very accommodating with all my days added even with a full hotel! The rooms were great. A/C kept my room nice and chilly like I like it. Enjoyed the... More 

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