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PORT PERRY ONTARIO CANADA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Be careful. i booked the reservation with one credit card but paid with another on check out. they charged the one at check out correctly but the next day also charged the one i used to book. When confronted with this they said i would have to wait 23 days to get my money back even though it was their... More 

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

Dear costumer, Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach, As you have been told in phone conversations as well as emails we have received, the double charge was caused for a double reservation with different last names, hence this produce a wrong digitation of the same. For this reason, the system took this like two different person so when the person did... More 

Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

I had heard great things about Costa Rica and my travel agent recommended that if I wanted to visit Costa Rica I should do it sooner than later because Costa Rica was becoming a very popular vacation destination, especially for eco-tourism. That was back in 2007. Finally in 2010 I decided to go and I stayed at Barcelo Playa Tambor.... More 

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

Dear Costumer, Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach, Thank you very much for your time. We have a variety of entertainment and different excursions so you can meet the lush and wild endemic vegetation. In regards the rates, It is my concern to say that year after year those are defined regarding the market share. For us is a great opportunity... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

FIrst off, the hotell itself is a big one. It got 3 restaurants, couple of bars and loads of things to do - atleast on the paper. First off. We where in the "zoo" they had there, and there were no snakepit or butterflygarden, although it was a parrot farm there as promissed. We never tried the archery, or any... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Very nice all inclusive hotel. Staff was always polite and very helpful, in setting up drivers, and tours that we wanted to take. Be sure to decide how you are going to get around to various sights you wish to see, BEFORE you go. You can take a small plane from Liberia airport to Tambor, (which we did not know... More 

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

Dear Larry, Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach, We want to express our gratitude for having part of your time in letting a review. For us It is a big pleasure to serve you. We work to bring you a excellent service day after day in each opportunity you decide to stop and visit. Thank you very much for the good... More 

Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I spent my birthday here and it was amazing! Great location right on the beach- not too far from everything, but far enough for a quiet and peaceful hotel. Everyone was very accommodating and helped with planning our excursions. Gustavo and Eddie are the best! I will definitely be back again.

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

Dear Costumer, Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach, Thank you very much for letting a comment in this website. We are glad to get to know you chose our hotel to celebrate your birthday, for us is a big pleasure to have you in our house. Once again, thank you very much for having part of your time in letting a... More 

Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

We did a 10-day tour all over the place, with tons of activities, so when we got to Barceló, relaxation was the only thing on the menu. We were there for one night, could've stayed one more, but we felt we got to know the property as a whole. I booked directly with Barceló's website, which was half the price... More 

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

Dear costumer, Thanks so much for your good comments through this website. It is a big pleasure to know we have met your expectations so you can rest in our resort in your trip by Costa Rica. We highly appreciate your good comments in regards the quickness and effectiveness in our check in, our beds, bay, flavor of the beverages... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

Its a nice place to go with friends or fam and share time at the beach! Keep in mind you need to take a 1:45 ferry to the town and then about an hour drive towards the resort. Everything is included which is awesome and food is great and varied! Visit soon!

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

Dear Stephanie, Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach, Thank you very much for having part of your time in letting a review. We highly appreciate your opinion and good comments in regards the variety of the food, the trip you got to take to arrive to our resort may depend on if you use a aircraft from San Juan Santamaria International... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

I really wanted to give this place a better review but it fails at the most basic levels. First of all the grounds are beautifully manicured and the beach is a piece of paradise. The staff is very helpful and friendly. Rooms are clean. That's about where it ends.... THE CONS: 1. Internet is $12.00 a day. Expensive. It should... More 

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

Dear Costumer, Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach, We highly value your comments in regards the beauty of the facilities and the beach, the friendliness of our staff and the cleaning of the rooms. In regards the internet we are currently working in improving the WIFI signal in our facilities, so we would like to inform you that you can reserve... More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

We have stayed at the Barcelo Tambor beach for the past five years. We are always welcomed back with smiling faces and warm greetings. The service is excellent and not intrusive. We have made so many friends that it feels like going to our second home. Our room has been on the second floor facing the ocean and our requests... More 

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3 Thank Linn27
Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor Beach, responded to this review

Dear costumer, We fondly value your opinion and your time in letting a review. Your comment is a genuine input, so we get feedback in order to give an excellent service. Thank you very much for the good comments in regards customer service and steak house restaurant. We took very much into account your observation in regards the service given... More 

North Bay, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Little late on this review but better later than never. The flight was great except the long ferry ride which took 90 minutes but saw lots more of the Nicoya peninsula. Made it a long day.Our room was very comfortable and clean. Food was great and always something to eat. Pools always clean and grounds staff always cleaning, painting, raking... More 

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

Dear Rows, Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach. Thank you very much for sharing your experience in our facilities, always is for us an excellent feed back in order to improve the services we offer. We are happy to hear the good comments in regards the rooms, food, pool area and flora and fauna that is surrounded. Once again thank you... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Barcelo Tambor Beach

Address: Playa Tambor, Tambor 771-1150, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Tambor
Price Range: $193 - $505 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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