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Hotel Pasatiempo

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Property grounds
Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Outdoor pool, sun loungers
Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed | Terrace/patio
Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed | Terrace/patio

Overview of Hotel Pasatiempo

Hotel Pasatiempo

3.0 star property
3-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Tamarindo Beach

8,4/10 Very good

356 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Guanacaste, 0
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Front desk safe
  • Snack bar/deli
For families
  • Refrigerator
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Tamarindo Beach - 5 min walk
  • Conchal Beach - 46 min drive
  • Flamingo Beach - 37 min drive

Getting around

  • Tamarindo (TNO) - 8 min drive
  • Daniel Oduber Intl. Airport (LIR) - 80 min drive
  • Nosara (NOB) - 110 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Café Tico - 3 min walk
  • Wok N Roll - 3 min walk
  • Longboards BBQ - 3 min walk
  • NOI Bistro - 3 min walk
  • Kahiki - 4 min walk

About this property

Hotel Pasatiempo

Hotel Pasatiempo is just 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from the airport and offers a shuttle (available 24 hours) for CRC 52000 per person one-way. Guests indulge in mani/pedis, then grab a bite to eat at the restaurant. An outdoor pool, a bar/lounge, and a snack bar/deli are other highlights. The helpful staff and bar get good marks from fellow travelers.


English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 22 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time from 2 PM - anytime
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Ziplining nearby
  • Hot springs nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Pool loungers


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • An outdoor pool


  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan

Sleep well

  • Down comforter
  • Premium bedding
  • Memory foam mattress

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage
  • Patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • 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.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CRC 6000 for adults and CRC 6000 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of CRC 52000 per person (one-way)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.


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.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Hotel Pasatiempo
Hotel Pasatiempo Tamarindo
Pasatiempo Tamarindo
Hotel Pasatiempo Hotel
Hotel Pasatiempo Tamarindo
Hotel Pasatiempo Hotel Tamarindo

Frequently asked questions

Does Hotel Pasatiempo offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Pasatiempo does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Pasatiempo?
As of 09 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hotel Pasatiempo on 19 December 2022 start from R2 522, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Pasatiempo?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Hotel Pasatiempo?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Pasatiempo?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Hotel Pasatiempo?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Hotel Pasatiempo?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is CRC 52000 per person one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Pasatiempo?
You can check in from 2 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM.
Is there an onsite casino at Hotel Pasatiempo?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Casino Diria (13-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Hotel Pasatiempo and nearby?
Have fun with activities like cycling, hiking, and kayaking, and practice your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes hot springs and ecotours. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Pasatiempo?
Yes, Monkey La-La offers international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include NOI Bistro (3-min walk), Kahiki (4-min walk), and Seasons Chef Restaurant (4-min walk).
Does Hotel Pasatiempo have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a patio.
What's the area around Hotel Pasatiempo like?
Hotel Pasatiempo is a short 8-minute drive from Tamarindo (TNO) and 5 minutes' walk from Tamarindo Beach. The local area is walkable and popular for its beaches.

Overall score and ratings


Very good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



8/10 Very good

nice stay
Our stay was lovely. The only downside was that our flight came in a day later than planned, and so the hotel would not refund our money for that one night. Other than that, the stay was nice. it is in a great location, just a street over from the main strip, the breakfast in the morning was good, the grounds are pretty and staff are kind. The beds are not that comfortable (the twin specifically is hard as a rock), the full size bed was better.
Christina, 6-night trip with friends
Verified guest review

4/10 Fair

Gabriele, 2-night trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

Property is well maintained. Staff is very accommodating and the location is perfect (close to many restaurants, shopping and the beach).
Miriam, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Nice rooms, comfortable beds.
Gustavo, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Felt like a private oasis in the middle of Tamarindo. Beautiful quiet grounds and pool, with easy walking to amazing nightlife. Only complaint was no hairdryer as promised and staff didnt seem overly concerned or helpful to rectify. Also, they might need to improve integrity of sliding door lock and frame.
MALCOLM, 2-night romance trip
Verified Orbitz guest review

6/10 Good

Pretty nice location just few walking minutes from the beach, nice staff, very old infrastructure but fine, pool and restaurant looks like the pictures.
EDWARD, 2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Pretty, clean, unpretentious, and comfortable. Quiet and off the street, yet clubs and restaurants are next door. Five minutes to the beach. All rooms at ground level and have patios— feels like bungalows yet very private. Not all rooms have frig but the bar almost always open. Only quibble is no hangers.
Margaret, 4-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Basic but lovely stay. Loved the pool!
Kristina, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

The pool and surrounding gardens were beautiful and a nice break from the business of Tamarindo beach. Location was walkable to everything in Tamarindo and staff were always available for questions. Would stay here again when visiting Tamarindo!
Morgan, 3-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

The property is beautiful. It's like a little oasis in Tamarindo. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful, and there were some beautiful paintings for sale in the reception area which were painted by a local artist named Catalina.
Suzanne M., 1-night romance trip
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