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Hotel Mahayana

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay here. It's a little over over a five minute walk to the beach. The rooms are small but honestly you aren't going to spend much time in it anyway. There is a nice patio/pool area if you want to sit out in the morning before heading to the beach. There is a kitchen available if you... More 

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Rockhampton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to stay at Mahayana for 3 years and we absolutely love it. It has everything you need and so close to everything in Tamarindo but nice and quiet as well. The new pool is a huge bonus! Rooms and bathroom are always very clean, and the air conditioning works a treat after a hot day at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

The rooms / bathroom were very tidy and fully equipped There was a nice clean pool where you could freshen up at the end of the evening after the beach. A fully equipped kitchen was avaiable for guests to make their meals and breakfast. The best thing was the hostess, Carine, who was always avaible and cared for all the... More 

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Whitehorse, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

This place is located just a short walk away from the middle of town and beach, but it is far enough away to be peaceful. The owner is absolutely fantastic! Very friendly and helpful. The room was clean and simple. The common kitchen was very useful as we were able to make several meals ourselves.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

This place was an oasis in our trip. The owner Carine made our stay unforgettable. She was always ready to help us out or give us the best information. The little hotel was great too. The rooms and pool are cute and comfortable. It is all very clean (they clean every day) and with a very relaxed atmosphere. You can... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Stayed at the mahayana for 2 nights of our two week costa rica trip. Was easy to find on sat nav. A short walk from the noise and lights of tamarindo. We didn't actually like the town of tamarindo, found it to be vary noisy and touristy especially at night it was a bit trashy for us but the beach... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Positives: 1. Rooms were clean. 2. Bathroom was spacious and shower had good water pressure 3. Air conditioning available 4. Staff was friendly and nice. Although they couldn't accommodate a late checkout, they did let us leave our bags at the front deck and offered us water and even a shower as we waited for the bus. 5. Quiet place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

The place is located only a few minutes walk to the beach and the centre of tamarindo, which is very convenient. The place stays very quiet and you are not affected at all by the noise level of the tamarindo night life. The rooms are very confortable and so are the beds. Carine is just the perfect kind of host... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

From the time we booked the room ... Carine went out of her way to help us arrange very reasonable airport transportation, excursions, and anything else we needed. We couldn't have asked for any more! The rooms are small but adequate, very comfortable, and clean. The fully stocked shared kitchen is a nice option that we would have used it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

My wife and I stayed here for a couple of nights whilst travelling around Costa Rica on our honeymoon. I booked Hotel Mahayana on the strength of the great review and I can see where everyone was coming from. Unfortunately, when we were there the place was undergoing some refurbishment and was a bit of a mess. It is in... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 little swimming-pool 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 double beds and triple rooms have twin beds, all with orthopedic matresses. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Mahayana

Address: 150m nordeste del Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo 20750, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: $61 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Mahayana 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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