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Occidental Tamarindo

Playa Langosta, Tamarindo 26519, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel Barcelo Langosta Beach)
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  • Tamarindo Farmers Market
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  • 3 star hotel
  • Pool
Reviewed 4 days ago
Highly recommended, love this place!
We really enjoyed our stay in this hotel. The food was... more
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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay in this hotel. The food was incredible, significantly exceeded our expectations, the food was perfection!! The staff is amazing, very friendly and professional! Location is perfect! We'll definitely stay in this hotel once again and recommend it to our friends. :)

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Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was a great experience, just a couple of problems to check in but the staff managed very well the situation and everything was ok, the other problem was the hotel parking is was not enough for the quantity of guest and some of the cars needed to be stay outside on the street, even the hotel said they have...

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Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While billed as a five star I would say it is closer to a 3.5. That being said for the price and experience we had a wonderful time! Stairs led to our quiet 2nd floor room 7204 faced the jungle but we could hear the ocean and some mornings also the howler monkeys! The double beds and fluffy pillows were...

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Ottawa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We (my family of 4, two adults 2 teenage kids) stayed here for a few days during a recent trip to Costa Rica. It was ok. Typical all inclusive hotel with blah food and cheesy entertainment shows. Rooms were nice and clean though. We had a beach front room near the pool and at first I was disappointed that we...

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3Thank pufferfishOttawa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Occidental Tamarindo is located in the Langosta beach area, just south from the town of Tamarindo. You may walk on the beach and it will take you almost an hour, be aware there are some areas with rock formations that get slippery and check the tides to avoid getting cut off by water too high. If you prefer, use...

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2Thank Carla A
Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's definitely old and rundown , in need of major uplift and repairs . The staff is really nice , but clearly a bit lost. It seemed like the brand Barcelo has left and the new management has not arrived yet. The buffet is very mediocre The beach is poor as well. Anyways , unless the hotel does anything major...

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2Thank Liliya_katz
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good value in Costa Rica and a fun resort. We loved the all-you-can eat food and drink (we tried to go out to eat on the town one night and balked at the crazy prices! Went back and ate at hotel instead :) The staff is very friendly and helpful, most notably Oscar at the front desk (top notch...

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1Thank 771elias
Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok...had a miscommunication on a condo we reserved in Playa Langosta. So happy that this hotel had a room for my family of four on Christmas night at 8pm....long day of travel and just happy we had a place to sleep and eat. Price...$340 USD. Pretty pricey but it is the holiday. Happy to hear it was all inclusive. Our...

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4Thank BearsCubsFan
San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 40 people and we had a nice experience. Our check in was fast an smooth. We arrived around noon and went to have lunch. The buffet had different options. Although the beef was hard to eat, the rest was fine. We got the room keys around 3 pm. My room was clean. Although the mini...

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1Thank Darielcosta
Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 5 days in this place and have to say that we enjoyed it very much. The staff, especially at the reception and outside bar, was nice and caring. The food was decent (in comparison to whole Costa RIca) and service was unexpected. The room was quiet (fulfilled wish).

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
5 stars All Inclusive, with private access to Langosta beach, within the Las Baulas National Park. Boutique Hotel of 198 rooms with exclusive Premium Service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Occidental Tamarindo

Address: Playa Langosta, Tamarindo 26519, Costa Rica (Formerly Hotel Barcelo Langosta Beach)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo > Playa Langosta
Price Range: $202 - $464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Occidental Tamarindo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 198
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Also Known As:
Barcelo Langosta Beach Hotel Tamarindo
Barcelo Hotel Tamarindo
Barcelo Hotel Langosta Beach
Hotel Barcelo Playa Langosta
Barcelo Playa Langosta
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“Ask for a room away from the nightclub area - much quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 771elias, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms do not overlook the pool or the sea so don't worry about asking. Usually three floor blocks.”
 of 5 bubbles andrewgI816GI, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Block 5 - 2nd floor - Quiet area overlooking the trees where we could catch a glimpse of the Howler monkeys.. .”
 of 5 bubbles Sherpa07, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“We found the 1200 block of rooms to be quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 34judyc, Dec 13, 2016 | Read review
“9000 block rooms by the pool are quieter and have better access to the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles Courtney-and-Friends, Nov 28, 2016 | Read review
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