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Occidental Tamarindo

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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

Very family friendly with many activities. Meals included and conveniently located next to beach. Easy walk to town or $5 taxi ride. Rained at night but days were sunny or partly cloudy. Free WiFi, but not always easy to connect from room. Staff very helpful.

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Reviewed May 25, 2018

This was my 1st time visiting Tamarindo and decided to book 2 days "All-Inclusive" @ the Occidental. I was warmly greeted @ the front desk and made to feel welcomed and relaxed within minutes of arrival and during my entire, extended stay. My 2nd floor...More

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Response from Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental TamarindoResponded May 25, 2018

Dear ITSLINC: Great review of yours! I will definitely forward it to all my crew who will be certainly delighted. Do not hesitate to contact us for whatever you may need. Thank you very much for your time, I look forward to welcome you again...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Overall, disappointing. One bar open at a time with long lines. Packed pool. No hot tub. Upgraded to ocean view room but had trees in front of balcony and couldn’t see ocean unless standing and leaning over left side of balcony. Only buffet option for...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Highly highly recommended!! This is the cleanest resort I have ever stayed in. From the rooms, the beach, the restaurants everything was kept spotless! The staff were so friendly and would do anything for you, I have some as online friends now. I will definitely...More

1  Thank Shona D
Response from Martin_Guerrero, General Manager at Occidental TamarindoResponded 4 days ago

Dear Shona: We would like to express our gratitude for the comments you made about your recent visit. They help us to understand how our guests experience their stay with us. It is always our goal to achieve maximum customer satisfaction and we are delighted...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall the stay was excellent! But our toilet was broken the first day (wouldn’t flush) and despite multiple attempts at reporting it it didn’t start working again until our last full day. Very frustrating. Thankfully we weren’t in our room much. Otherwise it was a...More

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Response from Martin_Guerrero, General Manager at Occidental TamarindoResponded 1 week ago

Dear jlprussia: We are sincerely grateful for the time you spent to share your comments on your recent stay in our Occidental Tamarindo hotel, your detailed review will certainly assist in order to keep on improving the quality of our services for our valued guests....More

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Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Center with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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$151 - $394 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$151 - $394 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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bluebell1999
March 21, 2018|
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Response from Gina R | Reviewed this property |
I booked the Occidental with my time share and then booked my own flight, just made a mistake booking the flight flying into San Jose which is about a 5 hour drive from the resort, fly into the other airport for Costa Rica... More
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Baby_Doll63
March 1, 2018|
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Response from Aycer | Reviewed this property |
Never had an issue with this. Make sure you document what is missing. Also make sure that this did not happen at the airport. I have heard about people taking items they see when screened at airports
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eveline_4u
February 22, 2018|
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Response from vald3 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, i went In December and the beach is really nice. There is a beach with waves and about 20 yards away from the entrance to the beach is a natural spring that feeds Into the ocean that has no waves. Overall a very nice... More
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"Choose second floor. Some guests reported having extra comp