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toronto
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We just came back from Playa Tambor and are still very excited and happy about our stay. Everything, absolutely everything was great and we loved every minute of our vacation. This was our second time and I know we will be back. Before our travel, we sent an email with some requests and all of them were met with no...

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Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Guest : Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent holiday experience among us, our main goal being to ensure we keep on delivering unforgettable holiday experiences to our guests, your comments are crucial in this process therefore we highly value your time and constructive critics. On the other hand we would like to thank you for your...

Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Hello everyone ... this is not my first time staying on Barcelo Tambor and won't be the last one I like a lot and my family too . What we like is the service we got seems to be like a family you start to see familiar faces on the hotel employees that makes it even better . Big swimming...

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Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Jimmy: We always find it nice to read that our guests went home with great holiday memories and we are very grateful for the time and effort you spent to share your personal experience at our Barceló Tambor hotel with us and Tripadvisor readers. Moreover we thank you for your wonderful comments on service which of course have been...

Newcastle, Ontario
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Just returned from a week at this resort. It was our first time ever in Costa Rica. First the good. - beautiful property right on the ocean. - lots of wildlife to see right from your balcony or patio. Macaws, green parrots, monkeys, lizards, and even a crocodile in the pond on the property. - nice, level beach with plenty...

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Brooklin
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Spent just a day at Barcelo Tambor on a day pass and am so glad that was it. To be fair maybe we hit it on a bad day but I can't imagine staying here for a week. Positive things: beautiful grounds and nice pool. What could be improved: the drinks are horrible! Syrup induced imitations of cocktails. We could...

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Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Lisa: We are really sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the experience in our hotel to the fullest as we strive to make each stay with us an unforgettable one. Discussions involving the respective team members and management have taken place to review your comments. At Barceló we understand that food and drinks are important aspects of...

Toronto
Reviewed 31 January 2017

My husband and I stayed at the Barceló Tambor for two weeks – January 11 – 25, 2017. This is our third Barceló that we have stayed at – the other two were the Barceló in San Jose (one night) and four vacations at the Barceló Langosta in Liberia. Resort: Very large with six two story buildings; Two Ala carte...

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Recently traveled to Tambor beach in Costa Rica with my family. Unfortunately, our trip to Barcelo Tambor was a myriad of poor experiences. The hotel is an all inclusive location with outdated facilities and very poor customer service. + Very few options for vegetarians and mediocre food overall (main hall is a buffet only) + Staff is overworked and not...

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Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Sebastián, Although we sincerely regret your disappointment with your stay in our Barceló Tambor, we would like to thank you for sharing your comments as it will help us to identify areas of concern and act immediately so as to enhance our future guests' experience among us. We have also taken good note of your remarks on the dining...

Canada
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Very well maintained,attractive low key two story buildings with verandahs set on beautiful, long black sand beach and bay with lovely landscaped large property. Iguanas and monkeys very plentiful and great bird watching on property and surrounding area. Surrounded by the Tambor Hills,farms and a small golf course near by.Very good buffet meals featuring Costa Rican cuisine,amazing variety of fruit...

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Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Customer: Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent holiday experience among us, our main goal being to ensure we keep on delivering unforgettable holiday experiences to our guests, your comments are crucial in this process therefore we highly value your time and constructive critics. Moreover we thank you for your wonderful comments on service which of course...

Georgetown, Canada
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We have just returned from a visit to the Barceló Resort located on Tambor Beach in Costa Rica. Like most people, I read the reviews on Trip advisor. I try to take the average of what the reviews are. I understand that one bad incident can make everything else seem bad. So, I find that Trip advisor is a good...

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Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Jimmy: We would like to express our gratitude for the comments you made about your recent visit. They help us to understand how our guests experience their stay with us. It is always our goal to achieve maximum customer satisfaction and we are delighted to hear that your holiday at Barceló Tambor was an enjoyable one. We continuously strive...

Stevens, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We went there for a week because it was all inclusive, including alcohol. Got a bottom floor beach view room because then you can go in and out from your back porch to the pool and beach without taking your key plus if you need a lounge chair, you can grab one from the porch. The rooms are a little...

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Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Doug G: Thank you for reviewing your recent stay in our Barceló Tambor. It is wonderful to hear we were able to make your stay special from the moment you arrived until the moment you departed. We also greatly appreciate your comments on the variety of our buffets because our talented team of Chefs strive to ensure a wide...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 24 January 2017

My name is Salvador MTZ (bradamar85@gmail.com) I went for a 4 days vacations, and since the first day We have problems with the entertainment personnel that was conducted the water polo when this lady ( Kenya ) didn't intervened when my son was bullying and injured by the other group of players, when confront her find out that she knows...

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Jonathan M, Revenue Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Salvador, Greetings from Barceló Tambor, First of all, and how is indicated in your comment, we had a reunion in my office where I asked for the apologies about what happened, telling you I would take the necessary steps to avoid these types of situations. We have taken certain disciplinary measurements with the staff involved in this situation,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Barcelo Tambor

Address: Playa Tambor, Tambor 771-1150, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Tambor
Price Range: ₹ 14,215 - ₹ 31,966 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barcelo Tambor 4*
Number of rooms: 402
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Also Known As:
Barcelo Tambor Beach Hotel Tambor
Barcelo Hotel Tambor Beach
Barcelo Hotel Puntarenas
Hotel Barcelo Playa Tambor
Barcelo Tambor Costa Rica
Barcelo Tambor Beach Costa Rica
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“I would take the small plane from either Airport to get to this hotel. We used Sansa.”
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“Ocean view rooms are just that ocean rooms, all other rooms are garden view”
 of 5 bubbles VivianM530, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The six hundred block of rooms are good for hearing and seeing the wildlife.”
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“Higher floor less people ....the far the better ...”
 of 5 bubbles JimmyFatjo, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were in building 6, which is a nice, quiet location. We had ocean front which I loved.”
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