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Pensacola, Florida
Reviewed 30 November 2011

First I will say if you want to experience Costa Rica then the Barcelo will satisfy your needs. Its just a few minutes away from Tamarindo where you can shop and enjoy local businesses. The Resort is very well kept and the staff is very friendly. Almost everyone speaks English and is willing to help you in any way they...

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6Thank Jeremiah K
Saskatchewan
Reviewed 25 November 2011

Stayed at the Barcelo in Langosta at the end of July. Our room fridge did not work, and our exterior room door would have taken one kick to knock down (large crack in the wood). Our patio would not lock also. We made a complaint to the front desk and were offered a room upgrade. The upgrade was not much...

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2Thank Beachlife01
Somerville, NJ
Reviewed 24 November 2011

We reserved the Royal Suite (there is only one) at the Barcelo Langosta Beach because we wanted a nice upgraded room and it definitely is.The suite is 2 floors with a living room, full bath, dining area and bar with fridge on the first floor. The second floor is a huge room with the bed, living area with big sectional...

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4Thank goalgirl66
Amherstburg, Canada
Reviewed 23 November 2011

Just returned from this hotel. I try to find good things to say about places I've been but this one was difficult Check in Arrived around 2:00. I, as others, found front desk staff unfriendly. We were given our room keys and told "It's down that way". I had E-mailed a few weeks before and requested rooms near the water,...

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3Thank bswitz
Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2011

This hotel exceeded our expectation by far. The hotel is right on the beach, is not busy and kept my husband happy with surf whilst the little ones explored the rock pools ! The hotel itself had good sized rooms and friendly staff. The key for us here was that they have a snack bar open pretty much all day...

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5Thank Becki7
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 20 November 2011

We stayed at this Resort for a week in November 2011. Although the Resort was smaller than any others we had visited, it was clean, adequate and the staff were friendly and helpful. Our room was very cozy and comfortable. The pool was small, but, we enjoyed it each day. The ocean was beautiful, but, the waves were a little...

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6Thank Caring4u
costa rica
Reviewed 17 November 2011

A couple of weeks ago a group of 22 friends stayed for 2 nights at this hotel. At our arrival not problem at front desk ,nevertheless when rooms were asigned started problems:in some air conditioners or fans were not working .In mi case was hard to open de door therefore after 3 times reporting ,maintenance was sent but said that...

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5Thank barroyo_10
Pickering, Canada
Reviewed 17 November 2011

I just returned from a week at Barcelo Nov 7th - 14th/11. We had a great time, about an hour from the airport, check in was fast, we received all our keys and maps and went to lunch while our luggage was being delivered to our room. We ate and then found our room quickly so that we could get...

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7Thank Seka'sGirl
Prince Edward Island
Reviewed 12 November 2011

We stayed at this Barceló Resort in late March into early April this year for 2 weeks. This was an Air Canada Vacation package out of Canada. The price was very reasonable ($5,400), and it was all inclusive. The grounds were very lush, and well kept. The rooms were very nice and we had a balcony. The food was very...

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6Thank Douce2
arizona
Reviewed 8 November 2011

We stayed at Langosta Beach in June 2011 and really enjoyed our time there. The property is next to a preserve and howler monkeys are often heard and spotted. The summer is considered green season but the rain had little effect on our trip. Most of the rain occurs at night. We walked into town regularly, about 2K, a little...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Paid Internet
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  • 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 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: $221 - $631 (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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“Any - it's Costa Rica - very manageable walk-able property.”
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“Don't stay here if you want a "good""room.”
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“All rooms are great”
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“Request sea-view if available at a discounted rate.”
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