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    Occidental Papagayo - Adults only

    Playa Buena, 485000, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent37%
    • Very good33%
    • Average16%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “royal club” (159 reviews)
    “snack bar” (307 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    This resort is very nicely laid out in the hills with nice views of the ocean and pool. With the Barcelo chain running this resort now we knew from staying at other Barcelo's that standards are very high and, this was clearly visible during our...More

    Thank havingfunWinnipeg
    Response from Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Guest; Thank you for your fabulous review of Occidental Papagayo. We are delighted that you choose us as your holiday destination. We aim to provide each and every guest with a wonderful and memorable experience and I am so pleased that we did it...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We stayed here from 7/6-7/13 and were somewhat disappointed...not sure what everyone else saw but apparently we saw differently...we were upgraded to the premium package by the couple we traveled with...when we got to the room, the air had not been turned on...it was hot!...More

    Thank BarbraSK
    Response from Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded 2 days ago

    Dear BarbraSK; Thank you for sharing a review of Occidental Papagayo. It does indeed sound from what you describe that some aspects of your stay did not meet our usual standards of service; please accept our sincerest apologies for failing to make your stay with...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Check-in/out was very smooth. Room and all areas of the grounds were well maintained. Nice main pool area and great selection in the snack bar off the pool. Evening entertainment was good and relaxing. Other dining options were Japanese and Italian aside from the main...More

    Thank SpecialRomance
    Response from Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Guest; Thank you for the great feedback of your recent holiday experience at our Occidental Papagayo; guest satisfaction is our number one goal and there is nothing better than achieving that, we are happy our hotel and staff were able to meet all your...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Pros: Stuff is great. Food is good. View is great. Sea and beach, if not count some jelly fishes some time, also is good. Distance from airport only 30-40 minutes, very convenient. Security is good, may be too much some times. Probably has the shortest...More

    Thank Michael G
    Response from Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Michael G Thank you very much for the time you spent to share your personal impressions of your stay at our Occidental Papagayo. We always welcome feedback, as it allows us to continually improve the experience we create for our guests. Thank you once...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Our room was very nice. Servers were very attentive. Pool was very nice and clean. View was beautiful. Facility and grounds were extremely well manicured. The food was ok. We found stuff to eat but we expected better. The buffet had basically no seafood. We...More

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    Thank sarahsF7430TG
    Response from Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded 4 days ago

    Dear sarahsF7430TG; We greatly appreciate the time you spent to review your recent experience in our hotel, at Occidental Papagayo we always strive to exceed guests' expectations and your comments will help our teams reaching that goal. Moreover, we lament reading that our buffet offer...More

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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
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    • US$176 - US$351 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #4 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
    • #6 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
    • #6 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
    • #7 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
    • Room types
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    • Number of rooms
    • 163
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    • Location
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    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Gulf of Papagayo
    • Also Known As
    • Occidental Grand Papagayo Hotel Gulf Of Papagayo ,
    • Occidental Grand Papagayo Gulf Of ,
    • Occidental Grand Papagayo Costa Rica ,
    • Grande Papagayo Costa Rica ,
    • Grand Papagayo Liberia
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    wendy1961
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    Response from johnb73 | Reviewed this property |
    There are lots of birds and Iguanas and at least 1 skunk in the evenings. There is also something that looks like a Racoon but was called something different. Howler Monkeys can be heard in the distance and do occasionally... More
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    12 July 2017|
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    Dear Guest thank you for contact us, yes there is a place close to reception signed for smoking. Kind regards; Idania Brenes
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    6 July 2017|
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    Response from Jean Marie P | Property representative |
    Dear June T, thank you for contact us. The payment on your credit card won`t be take. You must do the payment once you get at the resort. And do not worry your reservation still confirmed.
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