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Occidental Grand Papagayo by Barcelo

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Topeka, Kansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This resort was amazing! My husband and I went for our honeymoon and we were able to do all the things we had hoped for. This resort offers enough things if you just want to stay on the resort your whole stay. But you can also book excursions with tour guides at the resort which we did 3. We were... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed 5 nights at The Occidental. We were celebrating our 1st year anniversary and fortunately we did not have any major complaints. Our room was located on section 4 which was not a long walk compared to other rooms. Plus, they have transportation to take you to your room (the downfall, sometimes you have to wait longer than expected).... More 

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TABL O, Gerente at Occidental Grand Papagayo by Barcelo, responded to this review

Dear Omary15 Thank you for taking the time to share your recent vacation experience here at occidental Grand Papagayo. We thank you for all your valuable feedback which provides us with an excellent tool in order to improve our facilities and services to all our guests. We have taken your comments on board and are investigating about the shower and... More 

Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a great place to have our honeymoon at! They were so nice and offered a lot of amenities as well. I would recommend the resort for couples or just for a nice get away! Love it and so did my husband!

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TABL O, Gerente at Occidental Grand Papagayo by Barcelo, responded to this review

Dear Brittany Thank you for wonderful review and kind words, it was a pleasure to read about your experiences and I'm glad that you felt pampered during your stay. We are dedicated and committed to ensure each of our valued guests are fully satisfied, going above and beyond all expectations. It was a pleasure to host your holiday at Occidental... More 

Alajuela, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I went with my family to rest for a few days and it was great. It's adults only so there's really pacefull. The food is really tasty; the rooms are big and beautiful and the service is great. Specially I want to thank Mercedes for her permanent smile and the great attention she gave us.

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Grand Papagayo by Barcelo, responded to this review

Dear Natasha S; Thank you for wonderful review and kind words, it was a pleasure to read about your experiences and I'm glad that you felt pampered during your stay. We are dedicated and committed to ensure each of our valued guests are fully satisfied, going above and beyond all expectations. It was a pleasure to host your holiday at... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel is very well kept, the staff are amazing, they do a wonderful job of getting to know their guest. Catherine at the buffet remembered our names after only one visit there, Pablo in guest relations made sure were where enjoying our stay and suggested many activities for us to signup for. The young lady who ran pool volleyball and... More 

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Grand Papagayo by Barcelo, responded to this review

Dear lcephas30; Thank you for your wonderful review and kind words; it was a pleasure to read the details of your experiences. I'm glad that you found the Hotel facilities and staff catered to your every request. We look forward to welcoming you soon again. Kind Regards; Jean Marie P General Manager More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is perfect for couples and newlyweds ,, the location is a bet far from everything. The food was amazing ,the food is being serviced as a buffet only for blow hrs for breckfast ,lunch and dinner and after 10:00 pm nothing to eat. Did not try the room service ,was not include in the package . Even tho... More 

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TABL O, Director General at Occidental Grand Papagayo by Barcelo, responded to this review

Dear Allen On behalf of Occidental Papagayo team we deeply thank you for sharing your experience with us. We beforehand apologize to you for not meeting your expectations in regards to our times to serve the meals and the mini bar. We have taken your comments on board in order to improve our services. We truly value your feedback, and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I am going to start by saying Costa Rica is an AMAZING place. The people are so friendly and there are lots of magnificent sights to see. We will definitely visit Costa Rica again! Now onto the resort! First when we arrived around 11 am we could not go to our room until 3. That was not a shocker because... More 

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Grand Papagayo by Barcelo, responded to this review

Dear Tiffanie F; Thank you for taking the time to share your recent vacation experience at Occidental Papagayo. I appreciate your comments regarding the proactivity and kindness of our staff. Our staff attaches a great importance to our guests’ well-being and has the pleasure to make unforgettable experiences for them! On the other hand, I am sorry to read about... More 

Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Check in was quick and easy, and we were even greeted with a welcome drink as we sat at the reception desk. Our stay was only for two nights, that is one whole day, and that limited our options somewhat. Directly after checking in, we tried to schedule a kayak for the next day, but none were available, That in... More 

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TABL O, Director General at Occidental Grand Papagayo by Barcelo, responded to this review

Dear Cddean Thank you for taking the time to share your recent vacation experience here at Occidental Papagayo. We`re happy that you enjoyed all our natural surroundings of our Adults Only resort and our rooms. We beforehand apologize, that you could not make the kayak tour with our team but we are happy that you had a great time taking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room: they are located throughout the resort but we were in the first building right next to the lobby. It was very clean, view of the pool and garden. Beds were comfortables, flat screen tv with hbo, big bathroom, plenty of amenities,nice balcony with table and chair. We occasionally had visits from lizards and racoons but what do you expect... More 

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Grand Papagayo by Barcelo, responded to this review

Dear Dianajeg We are glad to read that you had a wonderful vacation during your stay here in Occidental Grand Papagayo. We would also like to say how grateful we are to you for your descriptive review highlighting important features of the resort and activities in the area providing our future guests with useful tips and suggestions that will enhance... More 

Tarpon Springs, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had some issues with the air conditioner but otherwise the food and accommodations were quite good. A beautiful place to visit. We have been to Costa Rica numerous times and we always like to try different places.

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Grand Papagayo by Barcelo, responded to this review

Dear rubenrod61 Thank you for your kind words, it was a pleasure to read about your experiences, I'm glad that you felt pampered during your stay. We are dedicated and committed to ensure each of our valued guests are fully satisfied, going above and beyond all expectations. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenient you may had during your stay.... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Guanacaste on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica,The Adults Only Occidental Grand Papagayo is only at 25 minutes from the Liberia International Airport. This Resort surrounded by nature, boast lush tropical lanscape with scenic views of Bahía Culebra in Papagayo Golf.Ideal for couples, honeymooners and adult guest seeking a relaxing getaway. The Occidental Grand Papagayo offers a highly persolized five star all- inclusive experience delivered by an attentive and dedicated staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Occidental Grand Papagayo by Barcelo

Address: Playa Buena, 485000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo
Price Range: $178 - $439 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Occidental Grand Papagayo by Barcelo 4*
Number of rooms: 163
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Also Known As:
Occidental Grand Papagayo Hotel Gulf Of Papagayo
Occidental Grand Papagayo Gulf Of
Occidental Grand Papagayo Costa Rica
Grande Papagayo Costa Rica
Grand Papagayo Liberia
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#5 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#6 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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