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Barcelo Tambor Beach

3.5 of 5 Playa Tambor, Tambor 771-1150, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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North Bay
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Well where do I start. This was the first time we have traveled to Costa Rica and It wont be the last. After a 5 hr plane ride to San Jose We were greeted by Nolitours and off to the Ferry at Puntarenas. Great scenery and lots of hills. The ferry ride was more than an hour but beautiful view... More 

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor Beach, responded to this review

Dear Ross; In behalf of Barceló Tambor Beach Staff, it is very pleasant to show you our gratitude for having your time in writing a comment in this website. Likewise we are so glad to know that your very first trip to Costa Rica was enjoyable as you mentioned we also hope it´s not the last but the beginning of... More 

Heredia, Costa Rica
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from our first stay in this hotel and I must say that except for a few minor details it was an excellent experience. This was one of the first (if not the first) all-inclusive beach resorts in Costa Rica and it was great to receive again the good old all inclusive treatment. If coming from the San... More 

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor Beach, responded to this review
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Estimado LuisKv: A través de este medio reciba un cordial saludo. Por este medio queremos comunicarle que nos sentimos a... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at the Barceló Tambor Beach Resort is part of the itinerary of the package tour “Natural Wonders of Costa Rica” provided by Air Transat/Nolitours. The 45-minute ferry ride across the Gulf of Nicoya from Puntarenas to Playa Tambor was smooth and enjoyable. Barceló Tambor Beach Resort was located on a fine white sandy beach facing the Ballena Bay. The... More 

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor Beach, responded to this review

Dear Andrew C. Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach. First of all, let me externalize my gratification for having let a comment through this website. Regarding your visit, we have seen very interesting observations about natural beauties of Costa Rica, for all green-lovers from the ferry trip to get until tambor it gets such an experience through Nicoya Gulf. The beach... More 

Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This was my first experience in this all inclusive hotel, the food was OK, all the deserts have the same taste all, the room was clean, the pool near to the wet bat had a terrible smell, and seems to be dirty at 9 am just starting the day. The men in charge of the night show did some jokes... More 

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor Beach, responded to this review

Dear Mr JuanfraCr: Thanks so much for let know about your experience in Barcelo Tambor Beach Hotel throughout this website. We really appreciate your good comments in regards room cleanness and food. We have spoken with the Chef for him to get better the flavor of certain desserts so He also may vary the stuffed food, thus we can increase... More 

Halifax, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Our first visit to Costa Rica. This is a wonderful family resort. The weather perfect, the ocean so warm, the staff so friendly, good food, clean room. Wonderful wild life. We didn't know what to expect, and we were pleasantly surprised. We will go back for sure.

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Dear Elizabeth Ann1948 Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach, Hoping you have enjoyed your stay in our resort . We want to show gratitud for stopping by and for writing a comment about your recent experience in our hotel. We work day after day to improve our services and meet the clients expectations. Thank you very much for visiting Costa Rica... More 

Alajuela, Costa Rica
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Second experience and quite enjoyed, thanks to everyone who helped us with everything, especially Alex Espinoza, helped us with everything, booking at the restaurant, snorkel tour and wine to the room. I am planning our 3rd trip by July next year ... thanks again

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor Beach, responded to this review

Dear George M We salute you and want to thank your preference in choosing us as your anniversary option. We are more than happy to know that we fulfilled your expectations. We also want to extend your congratulations to our coworker Alex Espinoza for his excellent work and customer service. We are looking forward to having you with us next... More 

La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

ok is a cool place. but is you go without a car is a little bit unconfurtable. but there are taxis when get out of the boat. drinks are ok, food is ok. as i said is very good for the price- is good to go with some friends or u couple.

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor Beach, responded to this review

Ms. Ka3092: Thank you so much for publishing your comments on this website. It is a honor to know our hotel have met your expectations during your visit in our facilities. We hope to have you back in our resort. Regards, Raúl Arranz Medrano Director Barceló Tambor Beach. More 

New Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The beach is black!? Not sure if I liked it. I spend time at the pool. The rooms were clean and the food was OK. I went with a group of people and did several activities so the trip was wonderful. Before arriving here I stood at the Barcelo San Jose. Again rooms were clean and the food was OK.... More 

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor Beach, responded to this review

Dear Araceli, Grettings from Barceló Tambor Beach. Through this comment we want to externalize our gratitude for the time you took in let your comment in this website. We are more than happy to know you enjoyed your trip and the activities we offer. We thank you for the observations and we will work in improving the food service. Thank... More 

Tel Aviv District, Israel
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This hotel is located on a secluded resort with a private beach and provides you with everything you will need for a good vacation. The hotel has a local "tour" office of two different companies that together provide you with almost everything you can do in the area from fishing, water sports, trekking, canopy, snorkeling, ATV's you name it. the... More 

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor Beach, responded to this review

Dear Dochost: Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach; We thank your interest shown and time you took in writing a comment in this website. It is a big pleasure for us to know that our tour offering have met your expectations and you could also enjoy the lush surroundings. Once again we thank you the interest in sharing with us your... More 

1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

This is the most beautiful country and the grounds of the resort are immaculate. This does not make up for the service! No air conditioning for 2 of the 3 nights. No phone service in room. Housekeeping neglected toilet paper, coffee, left dirty towels. They were rude when asked. The food was average, at best. Children took up all the... More 

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor Beach, responded to this review

Dear Miss Denishep; Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach. We regret your stay in our hotel didn´t meet your expectations. In regards to the AC, We had an inconvenient that was fixed . It was given some important aspects for the guests of that area could change of room, to another place with full use of air conditioning. We also have... More 

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Address: Playa Tambor, Tambor 771-1150, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Tambor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Barcelo Tambor Beach 3.5*
Number of rooms: 402
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Also Known As:
Barcelo Tambor Beach Hotel Tambor
Barcelo Hotel Tambor Beach
Barcelo Hotel Puntarenas
Hotel Barcelo Playa Tambor
Barcelo Tambor Costa Rica
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