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Hotel Pasatiempo

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Main Street, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cutest little hotel we stayed at in Costa Rica. Very low-key laid back vibe. We were greeted by a little orange cat who was lounging in the walkway which lead to an oasis of a pool covered by palm trees and lined with little bungalows. The hotel staff was so friendly and causal. The check-in process was made easy. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice and cosy hotel with around 20 rooms in a tropical garden. A big swimming pool, with a restaurant and a very large bar. The staff is very good and friendly and the owner a very nice young french woman who will help you with pleasure. I will certainly come back to this place next year.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Great place to take the family! Small hotel that has a personal touch. Nice pool area and restaurant bar. Great mojitos and burgers. Offers a large variety of adventures to go on. Not far from the beach. I would definitely stay here again! Great hotel for the right price.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We spent three wonderful days at Pasatiempo. Right what we look for all the time, an intimate, friendly and almost family run beach hotel in a beautiful setting, although not right on the beach, at easy walking distance. The garden and pool are so comfortable, hence the fact that we never left more than 3 times for going to the... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We stayed at Hotel Pasatiempo for 3 nights in May. The staff was awesome and the location was perfect for getting anywhere around town. The rooms are very cute and there is a bar with the best bartender ever who makes great drinks. We will definitely return.

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Le Havre, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We have enjoyed our stay in this heavenly place : clean rooms, a quiet and exotic place which is 5min far from the beach, the hotel and the swimming pool are located right in the middle of palm trees and the staff of the reception and the restaurant were very very nice, helpful and souLicitous.

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We really had a great week at Hotel Pasatiempo. Helena and her staff are super-friendly and super-helpful. The hotel has relationships with every kind of tour company, and Yorlenny at the front desk booked all of our tours for us--even finding an alternate company when one was full. (Our tours were great, and not terribly expensive.) The location is great.... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Room was clean. It seems that part of Pura Vida is no bright lights over any bathroom mirrors ( not in any of the hotels we stayed in anyway ). But all the people working there were very relaxed, professional, helpful and just generally very cool. Front desk had info on everything we needed or wanted and took the time... More 

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Placentia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

The Hotel Pasatiempo is a hidden gem among the myriad of hotels and Costa Rican destinations. The lush landscape, free roaming wildlife and serene ambiance is the perfect getaway for all types of groups. It's about a 5 minute walk from Playa Tamarindo and directly across the street from a fabulous soda (La Bruja Ines). My 3-year old daughter seemed... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I spent four nights at the hotel and was very happy with everything. The room was clean and comfortable with a good shower and comfortable beds. The pool was clean and has a nice amount of shade when you need it. The restaurant and bar were also great and the cocktails hit the spot. Would certainly go back.

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Pasatiempo is a charming boutique hotel in Playa Tamarindo just 5 minutes walk to the beach in the quiet part of town. The freshly remodeled hotel features a central pool area with a natural stone and teak deck, a full service restaurant in a natural palm rancho, and a spa. The hotel is situated in a tropical garden beneath the shade of hardwood, palm and mango trees. All of the rooms feature high efficiency AC and hot water, flatscreen televisions with cable, orthopedic mattresses, safe, and a clock radio. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Pasatiempo

Address: Main Street, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: $76 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Pasatiempo 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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