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Occidental Grand Papagayo

4.0 of 5 Playa Buena, 485000, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were traveling in a group of 10 and did not get to sit together at dinners. It was quite frustrating especially since on our last night there we specifically spoke to Carlos and Roberto 3 times to be sure we would sit together. When we got to the restaurant our group was split up into a group of 4... More 

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Belleville, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at the Occidental Grand Papagayo from Dec 15th to 22nd, 2014. Had a wonderful week in beautiful sunny weather. Travelled with our adult children (23 & 26 yrs) and had a fabulous time! The food was fantastic ... enjoyed the theme nights at the buffet as well as each of the three specialty restaurants. We booked the restaurants as... More 

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St. Paul, MN
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Every year my sister and I spend a week at an adults only all inclusive somewhere in the Caribbean or Central America. We rated this year's stay at the Occidental as perhaps our all time favorite--mainly due to the amenities and staff. Without exception, every staff member was cheerful and helpful, from the maids who cleaned our beautiful ocean view... More 

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Thessalon, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I and 8 friends just returned from a week at Grand Papagayo .a few small things that do affect the experience . The towel and face cloth issue as previously mentioned , we had no face cloths for three days on the third day my wife asked the house keeper and was promptly given two but why... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a very nice time at this resort. Of course if you look around you can see little things that need fixing. At some point they should update their pathways that you walk on as some of the cement was crumbled and an update would really help make this place look top notch as well as updating their loungers.... More 

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Nashville, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is not a 5-star resort, but we had a 5-star "Pura Vida" experience. THE DECISION TO BOOK HERE: On 2-weeks' notice my husband and I decided to flee winter and thaw-out in Costa Rica after Christmas. We first tried to book the Westin Playa Conchal, which we have used several times in the past. We had stayed at the... More 

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have to first say that I have never been to a resort, so I don't have this type of experience to compare to anything else. I really enjoyed my time at this resort. A big selling point was the adults only element. When we arrived, the check in process was very easy and everyone was very pleasant. We were... More 

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Connecticut
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had a group of 40. Couldn't be happier... The view is unbelievable. The restaurants excellent.. Buffet okay...You can find something to eat and pretty sure you don't cook that good at home. Breakfast 2 places. either way an egg is an egg. The Staff couldn't be nicer !! Top shelf liquor, entertainment is with the guests.... fun time !!... More 

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London, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent 7 glorious days at this resort. We found it to be absolute paradise for us!! We've been to many resorts and to be honest, have experienced "higher quality" in many respects. Most importantly - this resort offers things that those others don't. It's smaller. More intimate. As a result of that we felt the different ambiance that only... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited grand papagayo jan 2015 I've always wanted to visit CR: my review. 1st thing pulling up to the resort it looks run down (if you've been to good resorts before I guess you would feel this way). The room was not clean you can tell the tile probably hasn't been mopped in days. The shower handle and AC was... More 

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Address: Playa Buena, 485000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Occidental Grand Papagayo 4*
Number of rooms: 169
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Also Known As:
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#5 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#7 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#7 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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