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Hotel Mahayana

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 April 2014

We had such a delightful stay! Very simple, elegant, and comfortable. Our room and bathroom were well designed and decorated. If you want a tranquil place to stay with nature all around you, slightly removed from the raucous crowds this is your place!!

1Thank R W
St Helier, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2014

The atmosphere in Mahayana couldn't be more in tune with the awesome surroundings. We started our trip in Costa Rica in Mahayana and returned twice within our 5 week stay. Felt very relaxed and the outdoors kitchen is second to none. Great place to hang out, rooms are clean and there is a cool outdoors shower. Can't wait to go...

Thank 913Mic
Monrovia, Liberia
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Hi, I staid a few days in Hotel Mahayana begining of 2014 and my only regret is that I could not stay any longer :). The place is lean, the food is good, the host (and her dog) were very super nice. Francois

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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 5 April 2014

My fourth stay at the Mahayana in the last few years. The host, and the people staying at the Hostel style make it a cool little place. Out door kitchen is great and makes for a nice gathering spot. Rooms are small but I am okay with that. You have a small refrigerator, fan, air conditioning, large bathroom and great...

1Thank surferdude123464
Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 April 2014

... was the first thing I heard when I got there and I felt home immediately! Good vibes, nice place, what else to say! I'll definitely be back next year and come in low season with a bunch of friends (as there is only 6 rooms, it's easy to have the place private). THANK YOU MAHAYANA ;-)

1Thank mickecke
Kernersville, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 April 2014

What a great hotel, very clean, owner and staff are great. Rooms are very clean and the AC is super cold. Had a great time with the staff and guest one night, too much rum!! Driver arranged by hotel was waiting for us at airport, very friendly guy (Hector). Rooms are perfect, cleaning staff did a great job, and the...

1Thank Joe P
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 25 March 2014

My friend and I had the most wonderful time staying at Hotel Mahayana-amazing value for your money. The place is really cute, great ambiance on the deck (tiki style, with hammocks, lounge chairs etc)-and our room was super clean and comfortable. We had a private room with 2 single beds-the room had a flat screen tv, a safe, a beautiful...

1Thank Katie M
New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 21 March 2014

I had a really good time. I was so tired I slept 2 days in a row when I arrived and the room was really good to do that because I got AC and a fan which help a lot. The place is clean and fresh and then you go outside and it invite you to rest more in the...

1Thank Karina V
Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2014

I adore this hotel. The location is fantastic - a lovely quite spot yet only minutes from the shops, bars, restaurants and the beach. The rooms are great - cute and clean and with a ceiling fan, air-con, mini fridge, safe and TV. There is a outdoor kitchen for guests to use which we loved - perfect for cooking light...

1Thank Jenny W
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 18 March 2014

I stayed at mahayana with a friend for 5 days. We felt like we were at a friend's place. The room was not very large but it came with everything you need when on vacation (A/C, fan, fridge, safe, nice bathroom, and a TV). The common kitchen/bar area allows you to meet very nice people...At the end of the stay...

1Thank Allen T

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $50 - $122 (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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