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    Occidental Papagayo - Adults only

    Playa Buena, 485000, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent37%
    • Very good33%
    • Average16%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible6%
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    Free Internet
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    Reviewed January 30, 2013

    the staff was GREAT and I was able to negotiate a better room. Location is cool and had a great time. Work with Larry (at the beach) for the off-location excursions; he's an honest and knowledgeable guy. Fishing in the gulf is fantastic (caught a...More

    Thank thom b
    Reviewed January 29, 2013

    We travelled with Air Canada Vacations, mid January 2013 to Occidental Grand Papagayo. I will first start with, as soon as we walked in, no welcome drink, no big deal to me, but we were immediately approached by a salesman, inviting us to a timeshare...More

    1  Thank KittyB7
    Reviewed January 28, 2013

    Hotel and staff were very nice. We were in an older room which needed a bathroom remodel; however, I am not traveling to stay in my room and it was better than some we have visited. The property is beautiful and well maintained. The pool...More

    3  Thank Tina C
    Reviewed January 28, 2013

    We booked the Grand Romance Deluxe room. Reviews online looked good and our travel agent had always had good results with this resort. We arrived nothing in the room package was what we paid for. We did not receive a welcome drink. We did not...More

    1  Thank Bridget G
    Response from Sandra Alcázar U, Social Media Coordinator at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded February 27, 2013

    Dear Bridget G, I’m sorry that our resort did not meet your expectations and I apologize for the inconveniences you experienced. I do appreciate that you provided such a detailed review, and I will contact you today via TripAdvisor to follow up about your stay....More

    Reviewed January 28, 2013

    Rooms were like a basic Motel 6, even though we had the "Royal Club DeLuxe". More on the room later. Our Royal Club "status" afforded us preferential seating in the a la carte restaurants. I guess that means by the door and the kitchen where...More

    2  Thank Tim C
    Response from Sandra Alcázar U, Social Media Coordinator at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded February 27, 2013

    Dear Tim C, Thank you for taking the time to share such a detailed review with the Trip Advisor community. Please accept my sincerest apologies for not meeting your expectations, and for the lack of service you encountered during your stay with us. Our goal...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
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    • $175 - $352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #4 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
    • #6 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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    • Number of rooms
    • 163
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    wendy1961
    July 15, 2017|
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    Response from johnb73 | Reviewed this property |
    There are lots of birds and Iguanas and at least 1 skunk in the evenings. There is also something that looks like a Racoon but was called something different. Howler Monkeys can be heard in the distance and do occasionally... More
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    Dear Guest thank you for contact us, yes there is a place close to reception signed for smoking. Kind regards; Idania Brenes
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    July 5, 2017|
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    Dear June T, thank you for contact us. The payment on your credit card won`t be take. You must do the payment once you get at the resort. And do not worry your reservation still confirmed.
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