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Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo

3-star3 stars
Playa TamarindoTamarindoGuanacaste00000Costa Rica

3-star hotel in Tamarindo with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Very Good8.4
Great amenities
Fantastic service
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Great pool
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From 615 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo

from $115
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Room
  • Family Room Deluxe
  • Family Deluxe Room 2 Queens beds
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 22 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking (limited)
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Premium bedding
  • Memory foam mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Monkey La-La - This bar specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner and light fare.



  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby

Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Pasatiempo
  • Hotel Pasatiempo Tamarindo
  • Pasatiempo Tamarindo


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of CRC 16000 per person (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo


  • Tamarindo Church (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Grande Beach (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Monkey Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Conchal Beach (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Flamingo Beach (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Las Baulas de Guanacaste National Marine Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Las Baulas National Marine Park (10.6 mi / 17 km)

Getting around

  • Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.) 69-min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Limited parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 93 reviews

Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo
The staff is top shelf
Great hotel. Centrally located for nightlife and the beach. Bartender Jovani is a great guy and very personable. I'd left my cell phone in a cab and he made a few phone calls and I got it back within half an hour. Highly recommend this hotel. Good people and the live music was awesome also.
Eugene, us3 night trip with friends
Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo
I love this place!! We were here for five days after allowed us to book another hotel that was overbooked and I am so glad that happened!! The room was clean, quiet, and cozy. We were treated two days to a troop of howler monkeys hanging out in the trees above the hotel. Beautiful flora all over the grounds. The pool was wonderful and we spent most mornings after breakfast by the pool. The staff was friendly and helpful. Two nights we were treated to a wonderful two man jam session in the bar area. I had no complaints whatsoever with this experience. I would highly recommend this property!!
Savannah, us4 night romance trip
Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo
You can do better
Let me start by saying that I was not expecting a 4 star resort when I booked at Hotel Pasatiempo, I knew it was going to be on the cozier side but I feel the pictures weren't fair representations of the rooms.. they looked cozy and comfortable in the photos. In reality they were very small and dark, no charm or personality that I saw in the pictures, also, ours happened to be full of aunts, we actually counted that we killed 37 within the first 5 minutes of being there.. we were expecting some bugs but it was a bit much.The service wasn't great, we were ignored for almost 20 minutes when we first tried to check in as the man chatted away with the people in front of us while we held all of our baggage, they didn't need to stop talking to other guests but a simple, "hi guys, I'll be right with you" would have been nice. Throughout our stay it was clear that service wasn't a priority for anyone working there. The food wasn't good... breakfast that was supposed be from 7-9 started after 7:45 at least 2 of the days we were there. The pool area was nice and I liked the location.
A Traveler, us3 night romance trip
Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo
Very Good8.0
Beautiful gardens around the property
We loved the kickback atmosphere. The landscaping was beautiful. Very relaxing. The staff was very helpful.
A Traveler, us3 night family trip
Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo
If you need good wifi, this is not your place.
The wi-fi did not work at the hotel the entire stay. The manager kept rebooting the internet but it continued to not work. The man at the restaurant was very nice. He showed us the monkeys that hang around the hotel.
A Traveler, us4 night romance trip

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Hotel Pasatiempo, Tamarindo

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