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    Barcelo Tambor

    Playa Tambor, Tambor 771-1150, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent50%
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    Wifi
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    When we arrived they gave us very little information about hotel, restaurants etc. no welcome drink or anything to make you feel welcomed. we had to ask many questions to get any answers about anything we needed to know for our stay. Very little English...More

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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The property is a get a way for Costa Ricans. It is a common destination for family reunions and for high school trips and graduations and spring break. The beaches are rocky with brown ocean water filled with silt. If you want an all inclusive...More

    1  Thank Joe Q
    Response from Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo TamborResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Joe Q: We first would like to thank you for choosing our Barceló Tambor Hotel for your holidays and for sharing your comments on your experience among us. We have read your comment regarding the type of clientele we accommodate at our hotel, and...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Just returned from Barcelo Tambor for a week. Good points: Beautiful grounds Friendly staff Good breakfast Nice enough beach Unspoiled location Decent rooms Negative points: Food is fair to poor Terrible drinks Mediocre excursion staff Poor signature restaurants We arrived during Mother's Day week in...More

    1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo TamborResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Customer: 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...More

    Reviewed 21 August 2017

    We were looking for something a little more authentic and local but, there wasn't much available for the last minute accommodations at the time, so we reluctantly booked the Barcelo. Although, it was what you'd expect from a big chain all-inclusive, it was really refreshing...More

    1  Thank hk2000442
    Response from Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo TamborResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear hk2000442: Thank you for your insights following your recent visit. We always look for ways to improve and your comments are crucial to our future success. Once again, many thanks for your help to get to know the points where we can still improve...More

    Reviewed 19 August 2017

    I've visited this place several times , dating back in 2000, through 2017, and I can say from experience that the quality , cleanliness , and the up keep of this once 5 star resort , is now resembling a cheap NJ motel. Once a...More

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    Thank Andres Elias A
    Response from Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo TamborResponded 4 weeks ago

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Spa
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • 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
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$173 - US$441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 402
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Tambor
    • 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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    20 March 2017|
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    Response from Michelle L | Reviewed this property |
    Long pants are not required.
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    16 February 2017|
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    Response from SRE59 | Reviewed this property |
    No we did not go to a specialily restaurant. We right at the resort. The steak was amazing at the El Ranch and Nino was the best waiter ever.m
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    "Get an ocean room in the 200 or 300 building the 400 building opens to the kids playground."
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    "If you need internet, choose a room in the 100s section"
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    "it is two story-. here are hammocks and a tiny patio with tables on the ground floor. The second story rooms..."
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    "Most rooms have garden views, the best suites have a view of the forest and estuary ("el Bosque"..."
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