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Barcelo Tambor

Booking.comUSD 306*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 440*
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Athens, Georgia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a holiday retreat that still embodies the unspoiled beauty of Costa Rica, as well as low-key luxury and comfort with good service, try the Barcelo on Tambor Beach in Costa Rica on the Nicoya Peninsula. In comparison with mega-resorts that offer a huge variety of restaurants, amenities and activities, etc., this is a small resort...

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Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Dianelorraineb: 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 and constructive critic. Thank you for the wonderful description of the room we accommodated you in...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We left home early in the morning to take the Ferry to Paquera, then drove to the hotel, to find a very beautiful place, very delicious food, nice snacks and great outdoor activities. I saw some of the bad reviews the hotel had, mostly related to the employees, I can honestly say they are all very friendly! The room was...

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Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Yanil Z: Thank you very much for sharing this great review of your recent stay at Barceló Tambor. We are thrilled that you have enjoyed your stay and certainly agree that our dedicated staff plays a key role to our guests' overall experience. The entire team work very hard to ensure that we deliver a high standard of service...

Ventura, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's decent if you want to lay by the pool. The beach in front of the resort isn't one you'll want to swim at. The food was average, nothing special. There's not much to do near the hotel besides golf. I went to escape from the city and relax and it was perfect for that, but I wouldn't go for...

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Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Bailey P: 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 inconsistency you may have experienced during your stay. Thank you again for choosing our...

Paris, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fist day at the barcelo Beautiful place but Very surprised to be in Costa Rica and to have to pay for a Costarian rum For all inclusive alcool they serve Spanish rum You have to pay more for costarican rum

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Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Erwann H: The vision of our clients is the key to complete guest-satisfaction, therefore we are very grateful for the time you spent writing this review. Please rest assured we have taken good note of your remarks related to the bar prices and sincerely regret your dissatisfaction, mostly beacuse we always strive to give the best value to our...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were expecting something really nice based on the reviews and fotos. Te property itself is pretty nice, half the staff are very pleasant, the other half are rather mean and vulgar. Like jekal and hyde depending on the hour. The main guests there are locals (lower middle income) who probably get really cheap rates and kind of trashy. Trashy,...

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Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Terry S: We appreciate you reaching out on Tripadvisor to notify us of your concerns related to your recent stay at our Barceló Tambor hotel and apologize if you experienced any inconsistency in our service, we have read your review with our utmost attention and will take note of your constructive remarks. We have also taken good note of...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely suite and most all staff was most pleasant and personable and accommodated (pool bar and gift shop not so much). Food was mediocre and not much of a wine list (although that might be a Costa Rica thing?). Perfect for families seeking good value with a lot of activities ... a little noisy for honeymooners but...

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Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Sarah M: Thank you for the time you took out of your day to share your comments regarding your recent stay in our Barceló tambor hotel. We do our utmost to ensure that our guests can enjoy an enriching dining expérience in an unrivaled setting and with an excellent service. Our restaurant team will continue working to surprise you...

Morristown, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here several times; defiantly one of my favorite hotels in Costa Rica. Service is always great. The beach is a little rocky but no waves which is nice. They have kayaks scuba gear etc available. The pools are always clean with a fun swim up bar. The rooms are nice and clean. The grounds on the property are well...

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Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Valerie C: Firstly we would like to thank you for choosing our Barceló Tambor hotel for your holidays and for the review you shared on Tripadvisor, all of your kind words about your stay with us are great to hear. Thank you for your lovely comments regarding the service you received from our team members. Moreover we are glad...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1.-Made an ocean view room reservartion and they refuse to give it to me. After a fight they agree but forcing me to pay extra for it. 2.-Food is not bad but not particulary good. 3.-Trying to contact the Hotel via telephone is almost imposible. 4.-Checking out they forgot to return my open voucher and no body care in sending...

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Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Gerardo: We would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Barceló Tambor hotel for your holidays, as well as for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience among us. Regarding your booking, we want to explain the working of it. When you book your stay, what you are buying is a type of...

Scranton, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

April 2017- We have been all over Mexico (numerous resorts) and expected a similar experience in Tambor, Costa Rica. We were disappointed! This is NOT a 4 star in our opinion. Some major drawbacks compared to other resorts: 1. If you do not speak Spanish, DO NOT go to this resort. NONE of the staff speak English and the shows...

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Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Shelly33697547: Our guests' comments provide us with an opportunity to see our hotel through their eyes giving us insight into any service that may have room for improvement to enhance our future guests' stay among us, therefore we are grateful for the time you spent sharing a review of your personal experience in the hotel. Taking into consideration the...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in the Hotel with my best friend, for us stayed in the hotel was beautiful! The Food was delicious, the night show spectacular! One dancer for me was the best, Gustavo Guerrero the best dancer! Thanks all for make the hotel a GREAT HOTEL!!!

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Dear Stephanie: First and foremost we would like to thank you for the praising review you shared following your recent visit to our Tambor hotel and are delighted to read that we were able to match your expectations. It is also good to know that you enjoyed the many culinary delights prepared by our professional Chefs who always strive to...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Barcelo Tambor

Address: Playa Tambor, Tambor 771-1150, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Tambor
Price Range: $196 - $641 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barcelo Tambor 4*
Number of rooms: 402
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Also Known As:
Barcelo Tambor Beach Hotel Tambor
Barcelo Hotel Tambor Beach
Barcelo Hotel Puntarenas
Hotel Barcelo Playa Tambor
Barcelo Tambor Costa Rica
Barcelo Tambor Beach Costa Rica
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Most rooms have garden views, the best suites have a view of the forest and estuary ("el Bosque") or the beach.”
dianelorraineb, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Any room will be fine, you won't be there most of the time.”
yanilz, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are pool view. About 300 feet from pool.”
790terrys, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“look for a room with ocean view but close to the pools and restaurants”
gerardoe704, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“They are all the same. No upgrades available as far as I could tell”
Shelly33697547, 2 May 2017 | Read review
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