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Stayner, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'm going to rate each category with a number from 1-5...1 low, 5 high. Only my opinion... Beach...4 if you don't mind dealing with the tides. Food... 3 and only that high because of the wonderful fresh fruit/veg. everything else is way below standard Room...3.5 Gardens...4.5 Pool...4 Staff...4.5 overall cleanliness 3.5

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to Costa Rica - I had done a lot of research online for the best place to stay. Took a chance on this place. There are some very good things down to down right poor things about this resort. Front desk - not really friendly, language barrier or pretended to have a barrier bell hop-...

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ottawa, ontario
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Firstly, all the negative comments I read before arriving at this resort, certainly made me uncomfortable. It did not take long to realize my worries were unfounded. I was travelling with a Seniors group from Canada. The rooms were large, each had a balcony, could hear the ocean, howler monkeys from time to time, birds, AC worked great, large fan...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has a really nice beach right outside and a good surf break. Been a bit outside of town, it's not as crowded which was good for me as I came for surf. Hotel itself was average, a bit pricey for what it is. Luckily the staff were super friendly and give it a really good vibe. It has a...

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london ontario
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a one week vacation to celebrate a friends birthday! We were a little leary after reading some of the reviews and even within the first couple of hours of arriving. However....after overcoming some of the small things, we all quickly grew to love the place. It was no doubt a little dated. However, the staff, the location...

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Cold Lake
Reviewed 1 week ago

For $50/person you can spend the day (8 am - 5 pm) at this beautiful all inclusive resort. You get breakfast, lunch, poolside snacks, drinks & use of all their facilities. It is a great place to go enjoy the day. Staff was awesome. If I needed a hotel I would pick this one

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Spruce Grove, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for four nights at the end of our two week honeymoon. I was a bit concerned with booking it based on the reviews but decided to go ahead as it ultimately was cheaper then booking a hote and purchasing our meals separately. We also wanted a place to unwind after travelling the country. The...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Hotel. Came here for a work meeting. Although the setuo has a learning curve for most first-time guests (as savage natured hotels do), the gardens drew me in and made me feel unique and impressed. The staff is very kinf and acommodating, rooms are extremely clean with plenty of ammenities from Lavarino Waters, which meant a lot to my...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by in Tamarindo after a few days at the capital, we succeeded! The town is boiling with crowd surfing and living late, however the hotel is at Langosta Beach, 5 minutes far away from town but could be 3 hours away, damn is so calm! An oasis in the noise! Rooms are extremely clean, and food is fantastic,...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not book here. We are writing after three days here. This is a five star resort that is run like a 2 star Hotel. We booked on the advice of friends who stayed here when it was a Barcelo resort but is clearly being run by a company who wants to make as much profit as possible before it...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre 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 Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre 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)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo > Playa Langosta
Price Range: $211 - $611 (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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“4510/11 have great views but beside the entertainment so until 10pm noise is inevitable.”
 of 5 bubbles 180LisaB, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were in the building farthest from the pool, long walk but it was quiet, except when the nightime entertainment was going.”
 of 5 bubbles lovetotravel08081992, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“9000 suite rooms are close to the pool and restaurant, yet far from the nightly entertainment. Also preferred ground floor to avoid stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles maggieLondonOntario, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Didn't stay here so don't know”
 of 5 bubbles lindapH5662HK, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Would suggest a room closer to the beach”
 of 5 bubbles conniep327, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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