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Occidental Tamarindo

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

OK hotel for holiday makers (couples and families). Typical Barceló hotel with average quality of food and poor variety. Rooms are clean but a refurbishment is needed. Facilities and location is good.

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear Rodrigomm: Thank you very much for your nice and elaborated comment. We learn from our clients. Let me apologize for the all inconveniences, I would like to have the opportunity to welcome you again and provide you with the best holidays in Costa Rica. Thank you again, best regards from Tamarindo. Alvaro Fontenla. General Manager.

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The title of my review is the best way to describe my feelings towards this hotel. There are many things I loved and truly enjoyed, and quite a few that I did not. First, I will say that I have posted several reviews on trip advisor, 95% which have been positive. So I'm not the type to complain about minimal...

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear Kelli L: Thank you very much for posting this review although we are not satisfied since it seems we haven't been able to meet your expectations, my sincere apologies for that. We will be working all the year to improve the place everyday so next you visite us, the experience may be perfect. Have a nice week. Your sincerely....

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breakfast time was disappointing. Doesn't open until 7 and most excursions do hotel pick up at 7am. Alcohol not included in the mini bar or disco. Water not easy to obtain. Edwin in the lobby bar took excellent care of us. He was the absolute best! Carlos at the pool was also amazing. They both made sure we always had...

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear Jen V: Thank you very much for posting this review although we are not satisfied since it seems we haven't been able to meet your expectations, my sincere apologies for that. We will be working all the year to improve the place everyday so next you visite us, the experience may be perfect. Have a nice weekend. Your sincerely....

Brampton, Ontario
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I spent 7 days and nights. We booked some fun excursions outside of the resort but were happy to return at the end of the day to good food and decent service and smiling faces. The resort was kept very clean and tidy with staff seemingly working around the clock. It is also adjacent to a fine...

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear D81558MZdaniel: Thank you very much for your nice and elabored comment, its a treasure to be able to count on the feedback of our clients (and friends). Please use our contact for whatever you may need , for us it will be a pleasure to have you back and introduce you all new realeses planned for 2017. Again, thank...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay was perfect! The pool area is gorgeous, the food and drink were plentiful and good. We loved the beach access! We took morning walks on the grounds and beach every morning and it felt like we had the place to ourselves. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The a/c worked great, housekeeping was great and the showers...

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear Elona H: I really appreciate this comment, it encourages us to keep working on this line to offer the best experience possible in Costa Rica. Please contac us for anything you need, we'll be awaiting for your next visit. Thank you very much for your time, Greetings from sunny Tamarindo. Alvaro Fontenla. General Manager.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I, along with 2 other couples, had a wonderful and marvelous experience staying at Occidental Tamarindo for 7 nights. The rooms, pool, restaurant and grounds were clean and tidy. Our rooms were spacious, clean, and quiet. The beach, just steps from the resort, was picturesque and peaceful. There were lots of chairs, under the shade for the...

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear Roberto H: We are so happy after reading this fantastic review, certainly it encourages us to keep working very hard to provide you with the best holidays in Costa Rica. Thank you again, it means a lot for us our clients share their incredible experience in TripAdvisor. Looking forward to welcome all of you again. Alvaro Fontenla. General Manager....

Tallahassee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really loved this place. We stayed 3 nights. The rooms were very nice and we slept soundly. We could hear the howler monkeys early in the morning but we loved haring them. They would feed in the trees by the pool early in the morning and at dusk at night. The pool temperature was perfect. The beach was very...

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear 1001Cindi: Thank you so muach for these lovely words. Certainly I will forward them to all my team, who will be excited to hear about this comment. We work really hard in order to provide the best relaxing and wonderful days to our guest, and opinions like yours encourage us to keep on the same way. Whatever you need...

Dublin, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrival: Liberia - Expedia with their arranged private transfer (Nexus) Great to and from! On return trip if going to US make sure they know you are not with a big Canada transport. Rep is always in the lobby by the sales reps for trips/pics etc. Late flight - quick through immigration/customs, head to exit. Driver with sign - confirm...

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear stuffedflounder: Thank you for this bright comment about us, is a good way to star the day reading such a positive post. From all the crew of Occidental Tamarindo, it was great to welcome you and we want to thank you for all the good moments shared. Please contact us for anything you need, we`ll be awaiting for your...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a really nice time at this resort. The rooms are a bit dated and can definietly could use some work but it was fine since we were only in the room to sleep although we did have water leaking in the bathroom on the last night. The grounds are beautiful and well kept and the staff is excellent, we...

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear Ashcas1992: It was great reading your review! I appreciate your time writing it, it make us feel so proud. From all the crew of Occidental Tamarindo, it was great to welcome you and we to that you for all tehe goog moments shared. Do not hesitate to contac us for whatever you may need. Best regards! Alvaro Fontenla. General...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is good for the region, however, it could use some upgrading and change of simple amenities. The pros are: the food is good, however its pretty much the same thing over and over, no variation. The pool is great, even has a deep end (6 feet) so that's a bonus, most hotels don't go past 5 feet. Nice,...

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear Latoya M: Thank you very much for posting this review although we are not satisfied since it seems we haven't been able to meet your expectations, my sincere apologies for that. We will be working all the year to improve the place everyday so next you visite us, the experience may be perfect. Have a nice weekend. Your sincerely....

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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
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • 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: $171 - $476 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“This is a very quiet hotel.”
1001Cindi, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Any - it's Costa Rica - very manageable walk-able property.”
stuffedflounder, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Don't stay here if you want a "good""room.”
  • Broken things
  • Nasty shower
  • Poor maintenance
bulldog2003, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“All rooms are great”
M1371YEryans, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Request sea-view if available at a discounted rate.”
drm1909, Mar 14, 2017 | Read review
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