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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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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
3 helpful votes 3 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
7 helpful votes 7 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 

Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

During our annual trip to Costa Rica, the entire family absolutely looks forward to our stay at Barceló Tambor Beach. It is the one thing we do the same every year. This year was no different. The accommodations, dining, staff, activities, entertainment, etc. all absolutely get my highest recommendation. The security is also great. There is a safe in every... More 

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

Dear: Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach. We appreciate the time it took in sharing your experience through this website. Our staff is more than happy you chose our hotel for your vacation. We thank for each one of the aspects you mentioned, referred to services we give, entertainment, customer service, excursions, kids club etc. It is really heartwarming in our... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We went here for our honeymoon - stayed 6 nights but could have stayed longer. We didn't do everything on offer, and we really loved being there. Honestly, a beach view room wasn't worth it - we were out doing things or at the pool all day. Such a lovely place! Food varied at the buffet Staff lovely pleasant helpful... More 

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

Dear Miss Louise G. Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach. Thanks for have chosen our hotel to enjoy your honey moon. It´s big pleasure to know your honey moon in our facilities met your expectations and you enjoyed your stay in our resort. We hope to see you back soon in our charming country, and we can be useful once again.... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The staff was very helpful and understood English very well. The front desk helped me get my phone hooked up to internet. I made a few requests for a bday for one of the guests and the Hotel went above and beyond!!! David, Laura and Carlos are great!! The concierge team is amazing!! Gonzalo, Tathia and Alex. They can get... More 

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

Dear Laurie S: Thanks so much for taking time in publishing your experience. It is a big pleasure to get to know you and your group enjoyed of our facilities and you remained all satisfied with your stay. We have congratulated to our staff; David, Laura and Carlos of the front desk, as well as Gonzalo, Kathia and Alex of... More 

East Setauket, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My son had been here before and enjoyed it. When he called this time to make reservations he stressed that he needed handicap accessible. He walks with a walker. He was assured that it was. It was not!! Instead he had to spend 7 days in a wheel chair because of the dangerous, slippery tiles. No one spoke English, not... More 

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

Greetings from Barcelo Tambor Beach. We regret the inconvenient occurred during your last stay. Undoubtedly we will proceed to evaluate each one of the aspects you already mentioned. I would like to point out some important aspects: • First, in regards to slippery areas, In hotel we have non-skid floors and the stairs of the rooms are equipped with bands... More 

1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

For one it takes 3 hours from the airport!!! That charges $250. It's up a bunch of scary dirt road. The hotel was nice but not worth going for this location, I was ready to turn around and go back to the US before even getting in the cab. There is no beautiful scenery outside of the hotel. Wifi is... More 

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

Dear Ms. Kimberley H.: Receive our greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach Hotel. We really appreciate the time spent to post your comments through this website. The Barceló Tambor Beach hotel is located 3 hours from San Jose airport (Juan Santamaria Airport), where you can take the highway to Puntarenas (Route 27) completely paved and then continues your trip by ferry... More 

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