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Tambor Tropical Beach Resort

3.5 of 5 Ur Tambor - Puntarenas, Tambor, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Delemont, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2011

It was our fifth trip to Costa Rica during the "cold" period in Europe and it was the fourth stay in Tambor Tropical. There are lots of good place in Costa Rica but Tambor Tropical is our favorite destination. Because it's clean, friendly, very quiet, safe, not busy, good food, nice weather, good quality/price ratio, same staff... in resume... Pura... More

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2011

My boyfriend and I spent the first week of February at Tambor Tropical. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The resort itself is breath taking! They now offer Air Conditioning in some of the suites, which both my boyfriend and I highly suggest. I can't think of anything that wasn't wonderful about our stay. We are already planning another... More

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Oregon
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2011

My husband and I have stayed at the Tambor Tropical every year for the past five years. It is the ideal place to relax, have a swim in a gorgeous pool, enjoy a sunset cocktail and a nice meal, and catch your breath, especially if you've been traveling at breakneck speed on your vacation. The staff is very helpful and... More

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2011

We spent 8 nights at this small beautiful resort. Our room was large and beautifully appointed. We appreciated the kitchen to be able to prepare our meals, but also enjoyed the healthy and reasonably priced meals at the resort. The open air restaurant/bar was also a gathering place for locals. We enjoyed relaxing at the beautiful pool, but also exploring... More

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ambergris caye, belize
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2010

My fiancee and I spent a long weekend here and really fell in love with the place. It is really charming and was what we needed, to both relax a lot and explore Costa Rica. It was my first trip the country and I was really blown away by how rocky and beautiful and lush the coastline was. where the... More

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port huron, michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2010

we recently stayed at tambor tropical for 8 days and thoroughly enjoyed our vacation. each suite has beautiful hardwood floors/walls/ceiling - the rooms are spacious with views overlooking the pool and ocean - the wrap around veranda is perfect for watching a sunrise/sunset or just stay in bed and enjoy the same view while listening to a howler monkey serenade.... More

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brighton, uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2010

I stayed in Tambor Tropical in March 2010. The reason for my visit - my wedding. I can not describe enough how beautiful the hotel is, no pictures I have seen do it justice. The whole week there was just amazing. The staff went above and beyond our every need, they were all friendly, polite and professional. We arranged a... More

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Stockholm
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2010

Hi we stayed at Tambor Tropical for one night in January. This was after we had stayed at Tango Mar which is close by and we were supposed to stay 3 nights but 1 was enough. There are no reasons whatsoever to even consider to stay in Tambor Tropical instead of Tango Mar as we see it. The main reason... More

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Ottawa, Ontario
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2010

Tambor Tropical was all we wanted and more. Very romantic, goregous room with a gorgeous view and friendly staff. We felt safe and welcome. The construction of the suites is all teak and the craftsmanship is amazing. Waking each morning to the sunrise from our raised platform bed was a real treat. And of course, we had the Howler Monkeys... More

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San Diego
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2010

My boyfriend chose Tambor Tropical as a place to spend our last three nights in Costa Rica, based primarily on the Trip Advisor reviews and the hotel's website. Upon our arrival, we were very impressed with the beautiful pool and gardens, however once we were shown our room, our impressions changed drastically. Our room was not what the pictures on... More

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LaJeffe, Owner at Tambor Tropical Beach Resort, responded to this review

We believe that our historical track record speaks for itself. This particular guest did not have a reservation and was informed that our standard suites were booked in advance and the the hotel was full. We offered one suite (which was the early model used for the hotel) with a surrounding garden and privacy away from the suites at poolside.... More

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Address: Ur Tambor - Puntarenas, Tambor, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Tambor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tambor Tropical Beach Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Tambor Tropical Beach Hotel Playa Tambor
Tambor Tropical Playa
Tambor Tropical Hotel Playa

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