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Calle Corona 150 m nordeste del Hotel Pasatiempo Santa cruz, Tamarindo 50309 Costa Rica
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#9 of 73 B&Bs / Inns in Tamarindo
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 7 attractive rooms with terrace looking onto the outside little swimming-pool and also a communal 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. Wifi available in all the hotel (Download 93Mb/s;;Upload 18Mb/s)
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport transportation
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Outdoor pool
Taxi service
Non-smoking hotel
Shared kitchen
First aid kit
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Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Clothes rack
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Private bathrooms
Electric kettle
Complimentary toiletries
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Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish
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Yvonne B wrote a review Feb 2021
8 contributions1 helpful vote
We stayed for over a month in the apartment and it is extremely comfortable and convenient. There's a fully equipped kitchen (it really has everything), its really central yet quiet, there's a little private garden with couches and sunchairs and the internet is reliable and high-speed. But the best part? The bed. I think these beds were made in heaven because I felt like I was sleeping on a cloud. The owner, Cecile, is awesome and helpful with everything we needed. I recommend this place to everyone!
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Date of stay: January 2021
Sydney wrote a review Feb 2021
Mount Juliet, Tennessee1 contribution
I have visited this gem of a hotel 3 times. The first time I fell in love with it, the owner, Cecile was amazing, the hotel was beautiful, and the location was ideal. The second time I visited I was very upset to see there was a new owner (Cederic) at first I thought okay... this can't be so bad. boy oh boy was I wrong. Cederic was by far the rudest owner I have ever met. He had a way about him that was rude, demeaning, unhelpful, and just plainly horrible to be around. He ruined my experience at this hotel that I had originally created such amazing memories at. I swore I would never return, flash forward a few years and I was returning back to tamarindo. I have a few friends down there and I told them I was looking for a new hotel to stay at since I hated my experience with Cederic so much. They informed me Cecile owned the hotel again... I couldn't believe my ears. I was so happy that she was back, I gladly rebooked there am so glad I did. Cecile truly goes above and beyond at this hotel and does whatever she can to ensure a happy stay. While I was there most recently, there were some guests whose microwave stopped working, on christmas eve. Cecile was out celebrating with her friends and these guests got ahold of her to talk about the microwave. She returned to the hotel within 10 minutes with a new microwave for their room. She really cares about each one of her guests and the hotel she owns. While Cederic was owning the place he would've been lucky to receive a 1 star rating from me, but now that Cecile is back I happily give it 5 stars and recommend it to everyone I know visiting tamarindo. Super happy to see there's still hope for this amazing location!!
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Date of stay: December 2020
WanderlustyTO wrote a review Feb 2021
Toronto, Canada2 contributions
Hotel Mahayana is a great little spot with everything you could ask for! It's a small hotel with a few rooms centered around a plunge pool and shared kitchen / bar area. Each room has its own patio with a table, 2 chairs, and a hammock, as well as a minifridge, TV, safe, and private bathroom. The owner, Cecile, has truly thought of everything a guest could want and is a great source of local knowledge and good humour! The hotel itself is a short walk from the main road and beach access, and close to plenty of restaurants and a grocery store. Highly recommended! Thank you, Cecile, for the hospitality and hope to see you again soon!
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Date of stay: January 2021
Sherif wrote a review Feb 2021
3 contributions1 helpful vote
The best place to stay in Tamarindo. Clean, nicely designed, quiet with amazing friendly staff and steps away from the beach and restaurants. I will definitely stay there on my next visit. Thank you for the lovely memorable experience!!
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Date of stay: January 2021
Giannina90 wrote a review Feb 2021
Koblenz, Germany2 contributions
We stayed for one week at hotel Mahayana. The rooms, the kitchen and the garden are very clean and beautiful. We had everything we needed for a good time. Also the owner is great. She helped us with all our problems and the tours she recommended were perfect. We had a few funny nights with her and the other guests. Very special were the monkey family, that visited the hotel every morning. So if you want to stay near to the main street and the ocean, but in a calm and familiar place, then this hotel is the best choice. Greets from Germany Giannina & Oliver
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from cecile simon, Owner at Hotel Mahayana
Responded 14 Feb 2021
Thank you Giannina & Oliver, I hope I can see you in Germany soon!
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US$66 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of GuanacasteTamarindo
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Mahayana
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Mahayana?
Nearby attractions include Papaya Con Leche (0.3 km), Beach & Pool Crawl (0.3 km), and Tamarindo Beach (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Mahayana?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Mahayana?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Mahayana?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Mahayana?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Mahayana?
Conveniently located restaurants include Waffle Monkey, Antichi Sapori Sicilian Cuisine, and Breaking Bread.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Mahayana?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Hotel Mahayana have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel Mahayana offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Mahayana?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and French.