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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
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Barcelo Playa tambor has one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen. My brother and I stayed with Barcelo for a week and loved every minute of it. The resort itself has some wonderful pools, a humongous beach, nice restaurants (you must eat at Miyoko) and extremely helpful excursion planners. What i found quite interesting here was that... More 

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

Dear customers; It´s for us a real pleasure to know that you experience in hotel has been totally satisfying and has met your expectations. We thank you the published comments through this web site the ones that help us to keep on working and improve day after day. We hope to count with your presence in our facilities once again.... More 

Lindsay, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

A little biased, as we have stayed in Barceló Playa Tambor many times over the past decade or so. My family of 5 3 young adult kids now, have been coming here since 2000. We have travelled most of Costa Rica during our trips, and this is our 'Go to' resort. We find it suits us to a tee. Cleanliness... More 

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

Dear customer; We are very grateful to know that your stay with us met your expectations. We hope to see you again in our resort. Best regards; Raúl Arranz Director HBTB More 

Bradenton, Florida
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124 reviews 124 reviews
26 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

My wife and I always go to the beach for a week in December. We chose this hotel this year. (We reside in San Jose Valley). We arrived and without problem were taken to our room. We were a little concerned it was far away from the main buildings. The room was large and very comfortable. The bed was GREAT!... More 

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor Beach, responded to this review
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Estimado Sr. Pablo Collier: Agradecemos los comentarios publicados en esta página. Es una satisfacción para nosotros saber que encontró su... More 

Salisbury, Maryland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Pros - remote quiet beach, long for walks, soft black sand; very clean everywhere; great service; all you can possibly need in pools, beach, sports, etc.; rooms - well stocked/spacious/comfortable/view/balcony/complementary room drinks; Barcelo had sister hotel in San Jose that one can split stay with at no charge; Cons - Car rental insurance can only be obtained via local Costa... More 

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

Dear customer: Thanks for posting your comments on this page. We are glad to know about your stay in the hotel was pleasant and met your expectations. We have been working to implement English courses to our staff in collaboration with human resources department, as well as in night time shows. The Hotel Barceló Tambor Beach hopes to receive you... More 

Atenas, Costa Rica
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85 reviews 85 reviews
30 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

We arrived at 11 AM and our room was ready. Check in was easy and our room was on the second floor in building 6 which was at the left end of the complex looking from the ocean. All the building are two story and all the rooms have balconies or patios. Ask for a Conor and you will also... More 

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

Dear Gerald Hirsh: We want to thank your comments made through this page. We have taken into account your suggestions and we are working to improve our menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as the buffet in our main restaurant. We proceeded to congratulate the staff working in the specialty restaurants on meat and seafood likewise Japanese food.... More 

Moscow, Russia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

I spent fourteen brillinat days in Barcelo Tambor Beach. Now I'm 6 days back in Moscow and still in raptures and full of good reminiscences. Absolutely responsive and helpful staff. Not all of them can speak English but they will always find anyone who can and will not leave you unattendant. The room was OK, everything needed, including a good... More 

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San Antonio de Belen, Heredia, Costa Rica
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Again, very happy with my last visit to Hotel Playa Tambor, this is already 13 years of staying every year for my vacations. As usual the food excellent, the restaurant à la carte spectacular, impressive menu for a Hotel All Inclusive. The rooms most of them with ocean view, very happy with the daily activities of the animation team. I... More 

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Estimado Esteban: Reciba un cordial saludo de parte de la Dirección General del Hotel Barceló Tambor Beach. Por medio de... More 

Valley City, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

The Barceló Tambor Beach is at best an average "all Inclusive Hotel" You can eat all you want as long as you are hungry when they are serving food. Liquor is included as long as you don't expect to recognize the label on the bottle. Everything exposed on the shelf is NOT included in the "All Inclusive" The food, when... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

En overall excellent experience at this hotel. Outstandingly friendly staff, perfect food and great variety of food. Great swimming-pools and a beautiful beach on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. :) Definitely one of the best resorts in the area! I would absolutely go there again. ;)

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Atenas, Alajuela, Costa Rica
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Well executed throughout. They pampered us, and did several things to acknowledge our honeymoon, making it special. The mattress on the bed was to die for - where can I purchase one? The beach was white sand and clean. Entertainment in the evening was very professional and funny.

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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
Barcelo Tambor Beach Costa Rica

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