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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Once again we went to Barcelo Langosta for the weekend and as always had a great time. The service was amazing from the front desk to all the other facilities. We recomend this hotel without a dought if you want to have a relaxing time.

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5Thank Patlib1603
Alvaro_Fontenla, General Manager at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear Patlib1603: Thank you very muuuuuuuch for this bright comment, it's always a pleasure when you come to visit us, and we expect to see you soon again. We will keep working hard to ensure the best level of service, in orden to offer the best experience in Costa Rica. Thank you again, kind regards from Barceló Tamarindo. Alvaro FOntenla...

Corozal Town, Belize
Reviewed September 30, 2016

This was our first long stop in Costa Rica and we chose to stay at Barcelo Lagosta Beach because we loved our experience in other Barcelo's in Mexico.. but this one was a major disappointment. The resort seemed to be deteriorating and in need of major repair. (So not aesthetically pleasant). The room we were given was in one of...

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

Dear Aisha: Thank you very much for your words about your recent staying at Barceló Langosta. Although I want to apologize in behalf of all my crew for not being able to satisfy 100% your expectations. We will keep working to improve our level so one day we will be known as the best All-In resort in Costa Rica. Again,...

Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I picked this hotel for our honeymoon, we had an amazing time there. The customer service was extraordinary, from the gardeners, the bartenders, staff at the restaurants, the dancers to the managers, you never noticed anyone upset or tired everyone treated us with excellent service and respect. My husband and I would sit at the bar by...

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

Dear Yirandy: What a wonderful comment from you and your husband! We are really greatfull for the time taken in sharing this lovely experience in TripAdvisor. Please, let me forward to all my crew your opinion, they will be that happy that maybe they will invite you next time :) It will be an honour having you back at your...

Panama City Beach, Florida
Reviewed September 11, 2016

My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights in early September. The resort offered a great bargain for the all inclusive price paid. Location: The resort is located on Playa Langosta, a beautiful surfing beach just outside of the Tamarindo village itself(about a 10 min walk via dirt road) Property: The property itself is very beautiful; tropical, well kept,...

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

Dear smdeg: Thank you very much for your detailled comment about Barceló Langosta Beach. It´s always a satisfaction for all the people who work here, to know that our guests enjoy their staying with us. Regarding the points mentioned before, we'll be introducing a few nice improvements on the Drinks Menu, I am sure you will aprove the changes. On...

Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed September 8, 2016

My wife & I went to this hotel to celebrate our 39th wedding anniversary.We were attended by Sayli Alvadado who was amazing!!Very effiecient & she went all out to make our stay memorable.The only setback is that we have to eat all our meals in the same restaurant .Its all inclusive but some drinks are not free.The rooms are nice.

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

Dear Lakhi: Thank you very much for this super comment; I really appreciate you had used your valued time to share your experience with all TripAdvisor Users. Obviously I´m very proud of all my crew, and Saily is one of our best stars. Thank you for naming her. Let me know next time you are coming to Costa Rica, so...

Costa Rica
Reviewed September 6, 2016

It was very funny , the attention was great and Carlos Granados gave us a first class service . The rooms was very clean and the staff in overall was great to us . I definitely recommend it for a family trip .

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

Dear jossie30: Thank you very much for your nice comment, it's wonderful to know that our clients enjoy their staying at Barceló Langosta, and even better, they share it within the TripAdvisor community. Please, use my contact for whatever you may need. We'll be looking forward to welcome you back whenever you have a few days to spare. We wish...

Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Me and 7 of my girlfriends spent 8 days here. Staff was very friendly and helpful. The entertainment was good. The food was pretty impressive for buffet. Loved the proximity to the beach and to town. Wish the pool was actually cold because the sun could be scorching.

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

Dear Jessica: Thank you very much for your kind words about your holidays at Barceló Langosta Beach, and thanks for sharing this lovely experience in the TripAdvisor community. About the pool temperature, well, dear Jessica you know this Pacific Caribbean, and sun can be really warm some months...still, right now it should be around 60º Farenheit, quite cool! Again Thank...

UK
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this spa resort in August and it was one of the most memorable family holidays. It caters for all, from kids to the older generation as anyone can join in the day long activities. If parents want a family holiday but time to relax, this is the place to go. The all day snack bar and cocktail...

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

Dear S10UXK: What a detailed and great comment! Guests like you make it much easier for us; I will forward your opinion to all my team, in order to encourage them to keep workking like this everyday. When you come back, we'll have ready a few more surprises for you, and also more iguanas to increase the animal staff number....

Lakeshore, Canada
Reviewed August 29, 2016

It was our first trip to Costa Rica and hopefully not our last! The resort felt comfortable and natural too, with lots of vegetation and wildlife. Our rooms were always clean and the food and drinks were good too. The beach was pleasant with trees for shade, plenty of loungers as well as local surfers and local surf dogs. We...

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

Dear Diane: Thank you very much for such a nice comment! At Barceló Langosta we are extremely proud of being part of a National Park and thus we care for animals and forests inside the place, even the racoons! Please, be welcome to come back to your home in Tamarindo, it would be a pleasure having you and your family...

Bath
Reviewed August 27, 2016

We stayed here for two weeks, from 01/08/2016. This is not a five star hotel. The rooms are tired and need updating but they are clean and the air con works! We really enjoyed our holiday here. The beach by the hotel is beautiful and you can sit at 6pm and watch the most beautiful sunsets. There is one pool...

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

Dear Pookybath: Thank you for sharing your experience with all the TripAdvisor community, we appreciate every single comment from our guests. We are thrilled that, overall, you enjoyed your Holidays with us. It's true that we had a few days overbooked and we tried to cope up the best we could, but normally, we are proud to offer the 5...

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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
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • 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
  • Babysitting
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: $196 - $598 (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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“9000 block rooms by the pool are quieter and have better access to the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles Courtney-and-Friends, 1 week ago | Read review
“Stay far away from the auditorium.”
 of 5 bubbles HoniBluesky, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Building # 4 is quieter”
 of 5 bubbles LakhiTandoor, Sep 8, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seemd very similar but I would bo for a Beach view.”
 of 5 bubbles PookyBath, Aug 27, 2016 | Read review
“The tower has an elevator. But use the bellhop! End of complex has loud music from show, so plan accordingly if u to go to bed early.”
 of 5 bubbles usaflyer, Aug 10, 2016 | Read review
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