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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The Hotel is well located (relatively close to tamarindo town but away from the town bustle) which allows enjoy days of rest on the beach. The rooms are good but in need of reform. The service and the kitchen is adequate to the level of the hotel and the à la carte restaurant has relatively good food. The best is...

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear Catarina: Thank for your comment, it's always a pleasure to receive feedback from our guests, this is the way we can keep improving. I am sorry for not being able to make you feel 100% satisfied, we work hard to meet the BARCELÓ HOTELS high standards and we deeply regret it when we dont achieve the excellence. Please accept...

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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed five days, In general we had a great time. I was only with my husband but the resort is perfect for the whole family. It is nice, clean and very well maintained. Our room was comfy and clean and the staff very friendly and cooperative. They have different activities through the day for all ages. The buffet had...

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear friend: Thank you a looooot for this wonderful comment. Clients like you and your husband put it way easier to us. I'll send forward these words to all my crew, I am sure they will appreciate it. For whatever you may need, please use my contact. Your friend from Tamarindo, Alvaro FOntenla General Manager langosta.dir@barcelo.com

MOUNT DORA
Reviewed 12 August 2016

My husband and I returned from our honeymoon in CR a few days ago. We loved our time there and were impressed with almost everything (including our tour company, Jacamar, and the city of Tamarindo itself!). We were not impressed with Barcelo, and we will not book with them again. Food: The food was pretty good. It didn't blow our...

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear COURTNEY-MTDORA, We, first of all, want to thank you for choosing Barceló Langosta Beach for your holiday to Costa Rica and also for reaching out to us through Tripadvisor, to share your concerns relating to your stay so far. It has been very surprising to read your comments regarding our reception team performance. We want to apologize for the...

Bothwell, Ontario
Reviewed 12 August 2016

This is a beautiful resort. The layout was very nice. We had a room on the 4th floor. There was two elevators so this was no problem. The room had everything you needed and was always well cleaned. The beach is a public beach, however it was not a problem. We enjoyed watching the surfers daily. You could walk a...

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear Rick_Denise: It is always great for us to receive complimentary reviews from a guest that has clearly enjoyed every minute in our hospitality from the moment they departed. We really appreciate the time you have taken out of your day to share this wonderful review of your recent holiday with us at Barceló Langosta Beach. Thank you for your...

New York
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome!!! Could use a bit of updating and more music throughout the entire day but all in all What a wonderful hotel. The staff was amazing ..Mariel ,Celia and Mikel @ reception made our stay extra sweet! Thank you guys. Thank you to all the staff at the bars especially Eduardo,and Fabion awesome at the bar and restaurants ohh and...

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear lovinit72: We are very pleased to read that you had such a pleasant time at Barceló Langosta Beach and want to thank you for using Tripadvisor to share your experience with others. Your complimentary description of the Hotel you is very much appreciated. It is our goal as an Barceló hotel to make sure our guests feel comfortable in...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Stayed 7 nights! About an hour from the LIR (Liberia) airport via ground transportation. You can just show up without a reservation for $20 per person (or negotiate) or book a van for transport. There is a public bus that goes to Tamarindo, and it is about $3 per person, but first come first serve. You may have to wait...

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear Usaflyer: First of all we want to thank you for choosing to stay with us at Barceló Langosta Beach for your recent holiday to Costa Rica and also for the effort you have made to write and share this of the experience you had in our hospitality with us and the Tripadvisor community. We are also very happy to...

Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

My family and I stayed here for 7 days and we truly loved staying here.. First want to give special thanks to General Mangers Algeria and Fabian for making our vacation very memorable. Also cheers to all the workers expecially Eduardo, Randal, Alberto, and Yeraldy for making our stay extra special with their service I traveled with my 4 year...

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear Ibeth, We are very pleased to read that you had such a pleasant time in our hospitality at Barceló Langosta and want to thank you for using Tripadvisor to share your experience with others. We appreciate your kind words towards our staff, whose kindness and helpfulness is one of our hotel's greatest strengths and we will definitely congratulate them...

Reviewed 29 July 2016

I booked their "Master Suite Duplex" for 4 nights for mine and my wife's 25 year anniversary trip. During the check in process we were told that at this "all inclusive" resort that WIFI would cost us an additional $12 per day per person, really? After checking in we were told that there had been a bad storm the day...

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear Chris: Although we are most surprised to read your comments relating to your recent stay with us at Barceló Langosta Beach because they do not in any way reflect the opinions of the vast majority of our previous guests, we do thank you for having chosen our hotel for your visit to Costa Rica. I am deeply sorry to...

Reviewed 26 July 2016

This place is Fantastic! Everybody is very friendly and attentive, food is great, rooms are nice and clean. They have lots of activities throughout the day, I enjoy the Zuma class. We also visited the spa for a very relaxing experience. The beach is amazing. I can't wait to go back.

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review
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Estimada Lourdes: Nos enorgullece enormemente que haya compartido su experiencia en el hotel Barceló Langosta y nos ha encantado leer...

Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We spent 3 days at this hotel, completely wasted! Let me share my experience: 1. We got there 15 minutes after the official closure hour, however our room wasn't ready. 2. We finally got to the room to find out that the TV wasn't working, that the AC was leaking and the other basic amenities weren't there (trash cans) (we...

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Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental Tamarindo, responded to this review

Dear Stephanie , It is with a great deal of shock and disappointment that we read this review you have shared with us and the Tripadvisor community of your recent holiday at Barceló Langosta Beach. We are saddened to read your comments about our Front Desk Staff. It is one of our most important features that our staff has good...

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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
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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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
  • Babysitting
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: $262 - $788 (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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“9000 block rooms by the pool are quieter and have better access to the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles Courtney-and-Friends, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“Building # 4 is quieter”
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“All rooms seemd very similar but I would bo for a Beach view.”
 of 5 bubbles PookyBath, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The tower has an elevator. But use the bellhop! End of complex has loud music from show, so plan accordingly if u to go to bed early.”
 of 5 bubbles usaflyer, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
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