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Occidental Tamarindo

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Reviewed yesterday

Hotel was perfectly situated on the beach with an amazing sunset! Hotel staff was very friendly! Need more staff and the pool bar. Lobby bar is good but small. It is within walking distance from the town although it's very hot but a taxi ride...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

My husband, our son and I travelled to Occidental Tamarindo. As always, we were welcomed by friendly staff and felt like at home. The hotel was renovated and the needed improvements (bathrooms, pool, grounds) are great. The hotel is blessed by its location in the...More

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3  Thank MarieWebspice
Response from Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental TamarindoResponded 29 November 2017

Dear Marie M: We are so happy after reading this fantastic review, certainly it encourages us to keep working very hard to provide you with the best holidays in Costa Rica. Thank you again, it means a lot for us our clients share their incredible...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful location right on the beach. Extremely friendly staff that is responsive to every need. rooms are very clean and have all essentials. Food at the buffet is quite bland but quality is good. Ala Cart Restaurant very good! Quality of the alcohol is not...More

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1  Thank Greg C
Response from Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental TamarindoResponded 5 days ago

Dear Greg C: We are delighted reading this fantastic post on our TripAdvisor profile, its so encouraging and kind from you. Sometimes, we have bad days, therefore bad reviews appear, but we are so determined to be the best All Inclusive in the country, that...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed for Christmas with our teenage daughters. Thoroughly enjoyed our walks on the beach. Beautiful setting. It was amazing being able to see iguanas and monkeys hang around the property. Food needs to improve.More

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1  Thank Tamara K
Response from Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental TamarindoResponded 5 days ago

Dear Tamara K: Thank you very much for this nice words, it's really important for us you share your experience in TripAdvisor with the rest of the travellers. I'll forward it to all my crew, and I'm sure they will be as thrilled as I'm...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Resort caters to Spanish speaking people. Virtually no one spoke English. Fine dining is a joke, you will go out hungry. variety of food and quality was above average, Bar had only one blender, so if you wanted a blender drink, your only option was...More

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Thank Carolyn T
Response from Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental TamarindoResponded 5 days ago

Dear Carolyn T: Thank you very much for posting this review although we are not satisfied since it seems we haven't been able to meet your expectations, my sincere apologies for that. We will be working all the year to improve the place everyday so...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$154 - US$371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$154 - US$371 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (1693)
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Gugui1988
16 January 2018|
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Response from Tamara K | Reviewed this property |
We didn't book any excursions through the hotel, because we rented a car and did things on our own. Rincón de la Vieja is the closest volcano (I think) and was amazing! Not sure where Poas volcano is. The hotel offered... More
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hollon209
2 January 2018|
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Response from Bethshoelady | Reviewed this property |
Google tamarindotransfersandtours $20 per person from Tamarindo to airport. We used them, nice van, clean, on time. Driving is hard in Costa Rica as the roads are not the best and roads not well marked. We found we didn't... More
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wendygabrielson
24 October 2017|
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Response from Hammerheadandbubbles | Reviewed this property |
We just got back dec 24 and had no issues with the roads. I would suggest looking for local Facebook groupr of both expats and locals where you can get real-time information on the goings on in your area of CR. The roads... More
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"Away from the lobby/pool for quieter stay"
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"I would ask for a room that faces the jungle as well as one farther away from the pool (as it gets loud)"
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"Room 8000 are the best. Stay AWAY from the amphitheatre...at night it is unbearably loud and obnoxious."
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"Rooms away from the main pool area are quieter."
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