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Charlotte
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I did a ton of research before finding a place to stay in Tamarindo and I am so glad we stayed at Hotel Pasatiempo. From beginning to end, it was a wonderful time. I arranged the shuttle through the hotel for $35 pp one way. When we got off the plane and through customs our driver was right there with...

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Oxon
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The rooms are basic but clean. A small fridge, a bottle of water when you arrive, and hospitality tray would be good. No plug in the basin and no full-length mirror. Plenty of hot water with good pressure for showers.The staff are polite, charming and friendly. The one thing that let the hotel down badly was breakfast. The service was...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently had the pleasure of staying at your lovely hotel. I also had a wonderful experience with your staff! Your bartender, Giovanni was so nice and personable. I was just sad I didn't get to say goodbye to him! Luis, the security was so nice! Diego at the front desk was also so nice as well as helpful! He...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great small hotel with lots of vegetation, beautiful surrounding, lots of trees, great small pool to have drinks straight from the bar, although I recommend to just get a small liquor bottle/ six-pak from the supermarket in the corner and mix your own drink, since their bar drinks may be a little pricey for the cheap alcohol they make their...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'll be frank about Tamarindo, while tourists seem to like the energy, and it does have a few nice restaurants... the cars, trucks, motor cycles, strip mall shops, noise in general, was a bit too much for me. That's when Hotel Pasatiempo saved the day. It's in the heart of town and quiet. The landscaping is beautiful, it really feels...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is in a good location but it is really overpriced. The internet connection was awful so if you need to do any work forget it. There is no sun by the pool after about 2.00pm The staff were not that helpful and the manager was particularly patronising. She told me off for not booking directly as she is...

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Coppell, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently we visited Hotel Pasatiempo for the second time and it exceeded our expectations again! What a nice, beautiful place to stay with perfect rooms and a marvelous staff that is second to none. It was to perfect place to anchor all of our activities while in Costa Rica. We started each day with a wonderful (free) breakfast which was...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little oasis in the heart of Tamarindo. Although cabins are somewhat plain, they are thoroughly charming and kept very clean by a super attentive staff. In fact, all of the staff at this hotel go above and beyond to please their guests. The pool and tropical gardens are quite breathtaking and completely surround you when you stay there (you...

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Goodyear, Arizona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 5 nights in December. I had a great time and rarely saw people or heard them. Each patio had their own porch and hammock. It was about a 2 minute walk to the beach and about a 30 second walk to the town. It is on a dirt road but only about 200yards. I never used...

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Pendleton, Oregon
Reviewed 11 December 2016

A beautiful peaceful sanctuary with a short walk to all the restaurants, the beach, shopping. Great traditional free breakfast. We enjoyed the gallo pinto , banana pancakes and fresh fruit. The property feels large and private because of all the beautiful well maintained tropical vegetation. The pool bar always plays peaceful chill, latin or other low key world music. Very...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: RM427 - RM747 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Pasatiempo 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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