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Reviewed 2 January 2012

Expensive without the quality you expect for the price. Services were terrible, the standard of of the room was bad and needed a face- lift. A 5star hotel should also offer a shuttle service or some transportation deal. I don't recommend this hotel to anybody.

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3Thank Vidfare
Sudbury, On
Reviewed 1 January 2012

This is a great all inclusive... The buffet was always yummy, the rooms were clean and cozy and the staff was awesome... Here's the kicker... Its so close to the center of town that you can easily take a cab to the bars and nightlife (something I had never done from an all inclusive before) I was able to go...

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6Thank NorthernGirl
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 January 2012

We stayed at the Barcelo Langost Beach for a little over a week at Christmas. We had the trip of a lifetime and can't wait to get back to Costa Rica. But it was the beauty of Costa Rica, the people and the surfing that stole our hearts, not the Barcelo. The Barcelo was a nice enough place, definitely no...

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2Thank COtravelfam04
Houston
Reviewed 29 December 2011

We stayed at the Barcelo Langosta Beach the second week of December. We prefer to vacation on weeks that are not as busy. We had a great time in the Tamarindo area and did some great excursions (thanks to Denise at Xplore Costa Rica). Our views on the hotel: 1. Rooms were fine but not elegant. Bed was comfortable and...

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5Thank J J B
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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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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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • 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: $236 - $663 (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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