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Barcelo Tambor Beach

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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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I came to Barcelo Tambor Beach for our honeymoon and it was an excellent choice! An ideal location to relax and have fun. Only a minute away from the Tambor airport. Our balcony looked out onto the ocean and we were steps away from the beach. Lots of opportunities for activities around the resort and excursions off... More 

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Managua, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 night at the hotel, the price we paid was 1,060 dollars for a Suit and Standard room. The Suit had an ocean view, with a living room space, and two rooms, with a king size bed on one, and two queen beds on the other; The standard room had two queen beds. We were a total... More 

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

Dear customer, Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach, Thank you very much for writing a comment on this website. We are happy that your stay in our hotel has met your expectations, likewise we want to add our hotel is aimed to serve with the better resources in Tambor to enjoy the best experience offering in every moment a quality service.... More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I decided to use this Barcelo hotel as we have been several times in other same brand hotel, even when the premises are good and especially for kids, there are many factors that simple give a bad experience and we feel money goes to drain: to start: 1. The food seems to be good but then you realice is so... More 

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

Dear Customer: Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach; Thank you very much for dedicating part of your time in letting a review. We sorry that your stay in our hotel didn´t meet your expectations. In regards the meat our hotel has raw material of excellent quality the one which are underwent through very strict process, especially the Programa Cristal which is... More 

southern california
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The good first, Rooms and grounds clean. Dining and public areas clean as well. The not so good, Definitely starting to feel dated, repetitious buffet although quality OK. $20 a day for internet even in public areas. I don't need much internet when on holiday but to need to stay in touch. You can use there public computers for $5... More 

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

Dear Customer, Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach, Thanks so much for sharing your experience in Tambor. In regards the internet service It must be said that reserving through the web page and registering as client in MiBarceló.com the internet is free. We will take into account your observations regarding the buffet quality. Thanks so much once again for taking part... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here at The Barcelo Tambor Beach twice. We enjoyed it so much the first time we came back. It is definitely a family hotel. Our kids, aged 13 & 11, had a fantastic time with all the hotels activities. Wall climbing, trampoline, horse riding, water activities, dancing etc. they were kept busy all day. The Barcelo is also... More 

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

Dear customer, Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach. Thank you so much for dedicating your time on letting a comment as well as sharing your experience during your stay in our hotel, We are ready to offer you the highest customer service. Your experience in Tambor is a important feed back for us for improving day after day in each service.... More 

Rancho Cucamonga, California
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ive actually stayed here about 5 times so far in the past 5 yrs with my family, needless to say I am a HUGE fan. I come out to Costa RIca about once a year to visit my family and each time we not only NEEEED to stay out here but each time we seem to stay longer and longer... More 

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

Dearest Guisselle, Greetings from Barcelo Tambor Beach, Thanks so much for the time in letting a comment on this website as well as your kindness on sharing step by step your experience in Tambor. We are happy you chose the services we currently offer. We are with the best disposition of giving you an excellent service through determination, dedication and... More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Our trip started on Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 5 a.m. from Chicago, IL. We took a plane from Chicago to Miami, FL, then after an hour layover, Plane from Miami to San Jose, Costa Rica, then we had to transfer via shuttle bus and that was a 2 hour drive, then we reached a Ferry Boat and that was... More 

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

Dear Rosa, Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach. We apologize for the inconvenient suffered during your stay in Tambor. Likewise I would like to mention that our determination to improve day after day in the service we offer, our staff is willing to help through efforts aimed to give a correct training to our employees. We take into consideration the measurements... More 

Escazu, Costa Rica
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Playa tambor all inclusive beach resort We are long time residents in Costa Rica and have traveled and visited most of the hotels in this country over the last 22 years. The Barcelo Tambor was a good compromise between pricing and service. We have been there maybe 10 times over the years, but now I think it's time to write... More 

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

Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach, Thank you very much for dedicating part of your time in writing a comment. We sorry your stay didn´t meet your expectations. We have proceeded to speak with the person in charge of each department. In regards with the food quality we have a wide variety and quality in the different restaurants. We always chose... More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Planning the trip is simply staggering in nature. Yes, I’m a Costa Rican citizen but had never had the opportunity to visit this hidden Costa Rican jewel until my wife and son including two more couples decided to visit. This is the right hotel for families, couples or lonesome ones. You just got married? This is the right place for... More 

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

Dear Client; Thank you very much for dedicating part of your time in letting a comment. We take advantage this opportunity to externalize our gratification on choosing our services. We are happy to hear every single detail you mention about your experience in our hotel the and detect necessities of having the attention to the client and this effective way... More 

Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

This place has been a wonderful site for you to relax and enjoy nature. The pool is very relaxing and the night show was very funny and humorous. I would really appreciate it if you continue to work that way. I hope I can come back soon and enjoy this experience all over again. This is one of the best... More 

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

Dear Daniela, Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach, Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us. We are happy to get to know about your good comments in regards the services we currently offer, the information you give is fundamental for our improvement process. Once again thank you very much for dedicating part of your time in letting a... More 

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