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Occidental Papagayo - Adults only

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We recently returned from our 5th trip to the Guanacaste/Playas Del Coco are of Costa Rica. We normally stay at the Riu Palace (see my previous reviews) but decided to try another, slightly less expensive, all inclusive. We were part of a group of 7...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

My husband and I spent 6 days at this resort for our anniversary. This was our first experience with an all-inclusive vacation and we were very pleased with the service we received, the food (we mostly ate at the buffet which offered a good selection...More

14  Thank Angela F
Response from Jean Marie P, Gerente at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded 17 February 2018

Dear Angela We always find it nice to read that our guests went home with great holiday memories and we are very grateful for the time and effort you spent to share your personal experience at our Occidental Papagayo hotel with us and Tripadvisor readers....More

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Pros: room was clean and comfortable. Pool was beautiful and great activities. View from reception was nice. Reception was nice and friendly. Italian restaurant was good. Partial beautiful grounds. Cons: Didn't feel like I was anywhere special. Location not so great, a lot of dead...More

1  Thank CathyAnn_NY
Response from Jean Marie P, Gerente at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded today

Dear Cathy Ann We appreciate you reaching out on TripAdvisor to notify us of your concerns related to your recent stay at our Barceló Occidental Papagayo hotel and apologize if you experienced any inconsistency in our service, we have read your review with our utmost...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife had a decent time i think it could have been more pleasant if they spent a little more money on entertainment and for sure a medical officer The food in the restaurants was great but the breakfast buffet was the same every day...More

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Response from Papagayo O, Gerente at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded 4 days ago

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

Reviewed 5 days ago

The hotel was pretty and the view from the reception area was beautiful but to get to the pool is a million steps up and down. Not great unless you are fit and can stand 100 degree weather. Food was terrible, Sorry to say. My...More

1  Thank NyPumpkin
Response from Jean Marie P, Gerente at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded 5 days ago

Dear Guest Although we sincerely regret your disappointment with your stay in our Barceló Occidental Papagayo, we would like to thank you for sharing your comments as it will help us to identify areas of concern and act immediately so as to enhance our future...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast included
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Tennis Court
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$160 - US$356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#6 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#7 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$160 - US$356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#6 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#7 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Christopher B
18 April 2018|
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Response from Rob1580 | Reviewed this property |
You should be fine. Wifi wasn’t great in some areas of the property, but in your room and lobby areas, it was fine. I’m not on ATT, and I didn’t use my phone much, but it seemed ok.
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lori s
3 April 2018|
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Response from conklem1 | Reviewed this property |
We spent all our days on the beach both times we were there. Never saw any sea urchins and went snorkeling several times. We love to watch the tide go in and out and it is much cooler by the ocean. There are many chairs... More
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"section 1 has better views."
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"Rooms are all nice with terrace"
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"Our room was located at the 2100 suites, really like location, centrally located. 1700 to 2200 are excellent..."
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"the first building is close to the pool and buffet but building 12 was quiet and had nice views of the bay"
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