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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 15 June 2011

Stayed here for 5 nights in early June - wow, was it warm! We were grateful for the air-conditioned rooms! Gorgeous grounds - always clean and well-maintained Buffet - better than most, with sushi every other night. Pool - beautiful, but awfully warm, with no shaded area in the pool or swim-up bar. Nice options of kiddie pool, water polo,...

5Thank Annpete5164
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 14 June 2011

Our grandsons, ages 3 and 6 enjoyed interactions with the friendly staff memberrs who played table top games, darts, and pool with them. The staff members also involved us in volley ball games at the pool and at the beach. Diego, a Bell Person, was expecially nice and helpful. The buffet food and bar drinks were good. We also liked...

5Thank walkman10
Apache Junction, Arizona
Reviewed 10 June 2011

My family traveled here in Dec. 2009 (sorry not a choice when I picked time frame). What a great place. Our kids & partners each had a room and we had a suite. Wow! It was 2 story and simply fantastic. Large walk in shower with views of the estuary and beach; spa tub. Balcony on both floors. This was...

2Thank Brendaz23
Littleton, Colorado
Reviewed 5 June 2011

My wife and I visited on May 8th for 8 nights. I do not like writing reviews because people’s tastes will vary with what they have become accustom to receiving. We are not novice travelers and have experienced both very good and very poor travels. We both found the Barcelo Langosta Beach resort to be a very fulfilling experience. We...

10Thank greggthompson
Reviewed 3 June 2011

The Barcelo was the perfect pick for our family trip to Costa Rica! We had stayed at a larger Barcelo property in Mexico and was a little worried how the Langosta property would compare after reading some of the reviews. We were NOT disappointed! Yes, it was a smaller property and the buffet not as extensive as the other but...

7Thank Audra A
Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 30 May 2011

Things to expect at Barcelo Langosta. This isn't 5*, so do not expect it. The Location is great, not a swimming friendly beach - it is a Surf beach. You need to understand the tides and potential for danger. Particularily with the estuary beside the resort. Lots of widelife nearby from monkeys to native birds, Iguanas, butterflies and the occasional...

10Thank Jslade
brentwood, tn
Reviewed 27 May 2011

Fantastic staff - especially the activities and entertainment staff. Perfectly adequate all-inclusive food (no better or worse than any cruise/all-inclusive resort) Great alternative to the mega-resorts - close enough to town that you don't feel like a prisoner, as you would at the mega's (they are all very hard to get to. Barcelo is close enough to Tamarindo to walk...

5Thank gotofridge
New York
Reviewed 13 May 2011

My boyfriend & I (25 years old & 22 years old) from New York stayed at the Barceló for 10 days.. We both agree it was the best vacation we ever had... We can not wait to return, it was so hard to leave! The staff was so friendly and fun, they defiantly try their hardest to ensure you have...

10Thank Kpearsall
lincoln, Nebraska, USA
Reviewed 10 May 2011

The resort in itself is very nice and very clean. Some of the other reviews say how it is so dirty, i did not think this at all, reminded me of all inclusive resorts in Mexico. It was very small but I think all of them in Costa Rico are small. I will say the food was pretty bad, breakfast...

4Thank kp82_11
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 7 May 2011

We booked this as part of a package deal. We loved our two week there. The gardens and grounds are well looked after -- during our stay we saw iguanas, howler monkeys, many colourful birds in the trees and grounds right outside our room. We laughed at the garbage can antics of a raccoon one night, though I doubt staff...

3Thank Mike_Laplante

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  • 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
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • 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: ₹ 11,358 - ₹ 31,655 (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 suite rooms are close to the pool and restaurant, yet far from the nightly entertainment. Also preferred ground floor to avoid stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles maggieLondonOntario, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Didn't stay here so don't know”
 of 5 bubbles lindapH5662HK, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Would suggest a room closer to the beach”
 of 5 bubbles conniep327, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had a 3rd level room and it had a high ceiling which made the room feel large.”
 of 5 bubbles garya305, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“9201, jungle view”
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 of 5 bubbles Steven0526, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
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