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Hotel Mahayana

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May 7 May 8
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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 8 September 2014 via mobile

The Hotel is close to the center of Tamarindo, 5-7 minutes walking. The building is nice. There are about 6-7 room with air condition, hamaca and freezer. In the share garden is available a Jacuzzi and a chicken. The room are cleaned every day.

Thank rey8801
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 9 August 2014

This place is just a 5 minute walk from the center of town and just far enough to not hear the thumping of bass from the bars. While the rooms are basic, everything works well including the air con and wifi, it's comfortable and everything is spotless. What really makes this place extraordinary is the host: super friendly, helpful and...

1Thank 27Mathieu
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We stayed here for 4 days over July 4th weekend and were extremely happy with our choice. Cecile was fantastic! She was extremely friendly and very helpful. We ended up booking our transportation to and from the airport, as well as day trips through her. She was always available and had the best prices. Great location, easy walking access to...

Thank DrNic1144
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 July 2014

I stayed in Hotel Mahayana for 3 nights and Cecile was a great host. My flight got cancelled then re-booked so my plans and arrival times had changed. She waited until 10pm to check me in and made sure I had everything I needed. The hotel is conveniently located near the shops and restaurants but tucked away from all the...

Thank Monikikai
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2014

I had an amazing time at Mahayana! Cecile was a very nice and friendly host, she helped us booking tours and travel from the airport and into different towns. We met many people during our week there and made some good friends! I would definitely stay here again and recommend this place to anyone looking to stay in immaculate accommodation,...

Thank Isabel S
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2014

We stayed at Mahayana for 10 nights and loved every minute, from the warm welcome Cecile gave us to our final morning when we were reluctant to leave. This is my favourite place I have stayed in many months of travelling. As others have mentioned this place is a a real gem, located just away from the busy streets of...

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 8 July 2014

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...

Thank Raynel1
Graz, Austria
Reviewed 30 May 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!!!

Thank 128belindar
Baghdad, Iraq
Reviewed 28 May 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...

Thank jmousaw
Reviewed 28 April 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...

Thank Rebecca C

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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
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: $60 - $135 (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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms nearer the reception area have better wifi.”
Harrisson81, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are equally sweet.”
darla61, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Seems like all of the rooms are good.”
27Mathieu, 8 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We had a double bed but I would be willing to try out the bunk bed room.”
kyrap2014, 18 Mar 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in a private double room. Cannot comment on dorm.”
cindywait, 21 Jan 2014 | Read review
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