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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
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights, everything was mediocre. Kind of disappointed because I've been to the Riu palace in Guanacaste, and for the same price it was better there. Could have been it was slow when I was there, it certainly was nice and quiet, but a little too quiet for my taste. the nighttime activity was bingo with about 40 other... More 

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

Dear Kris, Thanks so much for dedicating part of your time in letting a review. We are sorry that you were not pleased with hotel activities. I must say that we have day activities and nocturnal aimed to give the best entertainment to our clients. Constantly we dedicate resources in improving the satisfaction of our clients as well as working... More 

Tega Cay
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20 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not once did I need anything. Great food, drinks, entertainment, and service. Excursions were offered to so anything from ziplining to soaking up the sun on a catamaran. The beach was awesome. No annoying beach vendors, and service on the beach! Well worth the trip!

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

Dear customer. Thanks so much for dedicating part of your time in writing a review . We appreciate for sharing your experience in Tambor, our hotel is aimed to reach your maximum satisfaction. As well as We are able to keep developing the best experiences in each opportunity you choose Tambor like a vacation destiny. Once again thanks so much.... More 

Voorthuizen
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13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booking.com gives still 5 stars for this hotel but when you look on internet then there are 3 stars left and it looks that they will loose one more star in the future. Food is terrible , cold en every day the same even when there is a theme. For people from Europe, States and orhers outside Mexico or CR... More 

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

Dear Ronald: Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach, We are sorry your stay did not meet your expectations. Our hotel is aimed to bring the best resources to give an excellent service to our clients; we are looking in every second for the best client satisfaction. In regards our gastronomy; we offer a variety of dishes, thematic nights, a la carté... More 

Cannes, France
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are currently staying 6 days here. Everything is good, very Spanish though and not many people speak or understand English. All the entertainment is in Spanish/Costa Rican, so quite hard to get involved in the evening entertainment. Rooms are good size and our only complaint is we do not have hot water in the shower despite complaining to the... 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 dedicating part of your time in writing a review. We´re sorry the inconvenient suffered during your stay. We have proceeded to apply improvements to the services offered developing measurements to integrate a time solution. We want to thank the comments regarding the rooms and security. Once again thanks so... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Dear Sarah, Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach. We want to express our gratification in writing a comment. Our department offers a variety of excursions the ones are developed around the hotel giving the option to enjoy the natural beauties, you can be immerse in moments of relaxation. Thanks so much for the good comments regarding the service giving for the... More 

Managua, Nicaragua
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

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
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

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 July 8, 2015

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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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

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 July 2, 2015

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 

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