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Occidental Papagayo - Adults only

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I feel you can find the bad in anything if you look hard enough, but if you just let yourself enjoy, things always turn out better than expected and this resort is no different! After reading reviews on the resort, good and bad, we all decided to just go and enjoy. There were 6 of us, we paid the extra...

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Ithaca, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our travel agent recommended the Occidental and I was concerned that 'adults only' would mean hard drinking and late night partying. Far from that- this was a relaxing and enjoyable resort, catering to adults of all ages. We arrived very tired from two weeks of touring Costa Rica and spent most of our time sleeping: on the beach, by the...

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Cooperstown, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just returned from our 5 night stay at the Occidental and I believe i choose this hotel because of the value, the price was right for a "Royal Suite" or the First Class Club as it is called when we arrived. First as many reviews state, the service and the hotel staff were very nice, all of them. However,...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

this was our first trip to Costa Rica and we absolutely loved the country. There were so many fun and interesting things to see and do. Just a couple of observations that could bring this resort to a 4/5 star rating. 1. The food was ok but average at best (this seems to be a ongoing trend in my observations...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Occidental papagayo resort on a scale of a 1 through 10, I grade them at a hard 9. The design of the hotel is gorgeous, and the hotel staff were all very friendly and always smiling. Me and my lady stayed there for only 5 days and were very well spent. My lady's birthday was on March 25th, and a...

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only, responded to this review

Dear Noel Jesus F Thank you for choosing Occidental Grand Papagayo as your holiday destination. Our goal is to serve all our guests with the highest level of service and satisfaction. We are always concerned about guests’ well being and strive to make their holiday an unforgettable experience and we are glad we did it for you. We are thrilled...

Mexia, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice and beautiful place!! Everyone was so nice!! Enjoyed the view and the atmosphere!! Everyone was very accommodating!! We loved the shuttle driver David....he was very personable!! The food was great and drinks a plenty!!

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only, responded to this review

Dear kimmieconner; Thank you very much for sharing this great review of your recent stay at Occidental Papagayo. We are thrilled that you have enjoyed your stay and certainly agree that our dedicated staff plays a key role to our guests' overall experience. W The entire team works very hard to ensure that we deliver a high standard of service...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overall the Occidental provided us with a wonderful vacation. The service was great from the moment we checked in and continued at all of the restaurants plus housekeeping. The buffet was just okay, breakfast was good but lunch and dinner could have been better. We never had a problem getting a table though. We also dined at the Al a...

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only, responded to this review

Dear Kayla S; Thank you for taking the time to share your recent vacation experience at Occidental Papagayo. We are so pleased to read that you had a great time and appreciate all of your feedback. We would also like to say how grateful we are to you for your extensive and descriptive review, highlighting important features of the resort...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were here for my 40th bday and stay was just okay; we've had better and could have been better. Thursday- Horrible greeting on arrival to the hotel. The entire staff was inattentive, seemed as if we were bothering them, & seemed unsure of what was going on in the hotel. The entire staff appeared new. The wifi did not...

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only, responded to this review

Dear Leonard2013; We first would like to thank you for choosing our Occidental Papagayo hotel for your holidays and for sharing your comments on your experience among us. I am sorry to read about your bad experience during your check in process. We will continue working hard on it to improve. We are sincerely sorry to read your dissatisfaction with...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So this was our first trip to Costa Rica but are second Barcelo property. Well first the good points. We had a premium room and it was beautiful and we both really loved the lounge. The quietness of the resort and overall elegance was a nice touch. The staff were always really nice and helpful. Alonzo in the premium lounge...

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only, responded to this review

Dear Jason W; 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. We are agree that our dedicated staff plays a key role to our guests' overall experience. The entire...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel view was beautiful! I doubt I would stay here without selecting the premium package again. The golf cart helps a ton since everything is so far! My family also had rooms closer to check-in location & they weren't too impressed with the size & condition. Food is actually very tasty. Maintenance in rooms needs some work. Staff was AMAZING!!

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. robertson_jordan19 Thank you for taking the time to share your recent vacation experience at Occidental Papagayo. We are so pleased to read that you had a great time and appreciate all of your feedback. We are glad that our staff contributed so much to your stay, their kindness and helpfulness being undoubtedly one of our hotel's main assets...

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • 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
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Guanacaste on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica,The Adults Only Occidental Grand Papagayo is only at 25 minutes from the Liberia International Airport. This Resort surrounded by nature, boast lush tropical lanscape with scenic views of Bahía Culebra in Papagayo Golf.Ideal for couples, honeymooners and adult guest seeking a relaxing getaway. The Occidental Grand Papagayo offers a highly persolized five star all- inclusive experience delivered by an attentive and dedicated staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Occidental Papagayo - Adults only

Address: Playa Buena, 485000, Costa Rica (Formerly Occidental Grand Papagayo by Barceló)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo
Price Range: $268 - $473 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Occidental Papagayo - Adults only 4*
Number of rooms: 163
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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
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#5 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#6 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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“Has smoking rooms, every room has a view in the dry season - do not pay more for high”
 of 5 bubbles ctownbaker, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The lower the building number, the less of a walk to main lobby and pool”
 of 5 bubbles S4911QHjasonw, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask foe a room close to the pool or reception / restaurants !”
 of 5 bubbles scottsR8829NG, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get an ocean view room with patio.”
 of 5 bubbles moriahc2017, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Romance package comes with a lot of extras; Bring your own re-usable mug/thermos for the bar to use as their cups are small.”
 of 5 bubbles dunrath, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
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