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Barcelo Tambor

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  • Excellent50%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

We came to this hotel for the first time exactly 2 yrs ago and were very happy with the experience, aside from a few rough edges, we enjoyed a lot our stay. We came again last weekend and unfortunately quality has come down, specially in...More

Thank luiskv
Response from Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo TamborResponded February 28, 2017

Dear Guest: Firstly we would like to thank you for taking the time to share your impressions regarding your recent stay at our Barceló Tambor Hotel. It is only through feedback such as yours that we are able to maintain and improve upon the service...More

Reviewed February 11, 2017

We just came back from Playa Tambor and are still very excited and happy about our stay. Everything, absolutely everything was great and we loved every minute of our vacation. This was our second time and I know we will be back. Before our travel,...More

3  Thank Reikigardens
Response from Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo TamborResponded February 28, 2017

Dear Guest : Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent holiday experience among us, our main goal being to ensure we keep on delivering unforgettable holiday experiences to our guests, your comments are crucial in this process therefore we highly value your time...More

Reviewed February 3, 2017

Hello everyone ... this is not my first time staying on Barcelo Tambor and won't be the last one I like a lot and my family too . What we like is the service we got seems to be like a family you start to...More

Thank JimmyFatjo
Response from Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo TamborResponded February 25, 2017

Dear Jimmy: We always find it nice to read that our guests went home with great holiday memories and we are very grateful for the time and effort you spent to share your personal experience at our Barceló Tambor hotel with us and Tripadvisor readers....More

Reviewed February 2, 2017

Just returned from a week at this resort. It was our first time ever in Costa Rica. First the good. - beautiful property right on the ocean. - lots of wildlife to see right from your balcony or patio. Macaws, green parrots, monkeys, lizards, and...More

1  Thank Heathert_8
Response from Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo TamborResponded May 25, 2017

Dear Guest: We sincerely appreciate the time you spent to share your comments following your visit to our Barceló Tambor hotel, our guests' feedback is of utmost importance to ensure our demanding standards of service at all times, please accept our sincere apologies for any...More

Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

Spent just a day at Barcelo Tambor on a day pass and am so glad that was it. To be fair maybe we hit it on a bad day but I can't imagine staying here for a week. Positive things: beautiful grounds and nice pool....More

1  Thank Lisa3452
Response from Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo TamborResponded February 28, 2017

Dear Lisa: We are really sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the experience in our hotel to the fullest as we strive to make each stay with us an unforgettable one. Discussions involving the respective team members and management have taken place to...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Breakfast included
Business Center with Internet Access
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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Price range
$143 - $399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$143 - $399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from Robert Z | Reviewed this property |
both are a ways to go. More than likely easier fly and get there SJO. Time no matter what.
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Joanne D
January 14, 2018|
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Response from hk2000442 | Reviewed this property |
I can't say 100% that all rooms have safes, but ours did.
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"Close to Pool and Restaurants"
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"Taxi from Tambor airport is just around $3"
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"Ask near the pool and high floor"
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"Get an ocean room in the 200 or 300 building the 400 building opens to the kids playground."
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