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Costa Rica
Reviewed 26 December 2011

We travelled on a family gettway to Langosta Beach, despite the road conditions to get there (very bumpy road) after finally arriving to relax it was well worth it! This is one of the small all inclusives in Costa Rica, but it still seems huge! We were there in the rainy season but it has very little effect on our...

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2Thank Justjana
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 21 December 2011

L'hôtel est situé en plein cœur d'une parc national naturel. Les unités bien aménagées et complètes sont dispersées dans un magnifique site de jardins ou les plantes sont même identifiées. Les drinks sont excellents. Un bar avec un service de snack bar l'après-midi est bien situé entre la piscine et la plage. Tout le personnel est très aimable. Un restaurant...

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4Thank dmori7
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 20 December 2011

Our favorite small resort ever. The staff are all genuinely friendly and fun. The food was great with lots of variety... the beach is wonderful for walking and the waves great for boogy boarding or surfing. The animation team is full of fun and funny staff who make a great effort every day and night. You can hide away in...

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8Thank Colin D
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 18 December 2011

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Barcelo December 5-12 2011. The rooms, the food, the service, and the friendliness of the staff were all class A in our opinion. One day we took a trip to Nicaragua and we mistakenly left our safe unlocked and wide open for the whole day. The maid came into the room to clean...

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3Thank Bob G
Niagara Falls, Canada
Reviewed 14 December 2011

I just got back from Costa Rica. My husband and I both loved the Barcelo Langosta. It was very clean and the staff was excellent, always friendly. When we arrived we were checked in quickly and shown to our room. Our room was clean and the fridge was well stocked with water and pop. The maids clean the room and...

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4Thank cy1867
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 7 December 2011

I just got back last night and wanted to write this review while things are still fresh in my mind! First of all i just want to say that i always use tripadvisor when deciding where to book. I booked Barcelo mainly because of the price but i was still a little nervous as the reviews here were very mixed...but...

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21Thank Rini_27_11
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 23 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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Amenities

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
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • 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: $238 - $667 (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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