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completely over priced without a luxury feel, food was not good at all, but it was right on the beach so the location was good in that sense. Not so convenient to get into and out of town $5 cabs each way and long wait for them to come (but I was there around holiday/busy season).

Nice staff. Food was good. But need more entrrtainment

The rooms were very nice but would not easily cool off. It was very warm in Tamarindo and the air conditioning was not adequate. However it was a very good experience.

Room dirty mold and rust all in room i would really lunge a refund i requested a king bed they only had 2 doubles i was just not satified at all

We liked most everything. Great fresh fruit and food every day.

Location was not convenient at all. Dirt road leading to the hotel, no parking allowed near front even for check in and their allocated parking is about half a mile away. Food at buffet was terrible. During our 4 days stay, they served almost same dishes. We also tried their a la carte restaurant too. Food was so bad, we didn’t even finish dinner and left. Waiter had very bad attitude. My son asked if he can add some vegetables to his pasta. Alberto said the chef makes the way he makes it. There are no optional things allowed. The beach is very rocky and dangerous during high winds/tide. Bars are the only good thing here. They pour generously and don’t show attitude.

We had a reservation for a 3 night stay but after 1 we decided the resort wasn't what we were expecting and decided to leave. The resort wasn't all terrible. The grounds were well maintained and the beach was nice, the drinks by the pool were very good. We did feel we were a little misled by the info given online. There was only one bar, spotty WiFi in one small area, technically only one restaurant because the other one you could only eat at one time for free. The overall resort felt more like a two star place. The food was seriously inedible. By far worst food I've ever had at a resort. We asked to be refunded for the two nights we weren't staying since we were checking out well before checkout time. Seriously took forever to find anyone we could even speak with. The answer was no, which we were okay with since I understand sometimes there is a no refund policy. We decided to leave anyways as to not compromise our vacation experience. Since we still had our reservation we decided to come back a different night to have our dinner at the "nicer" restaurant. (Food was still really bad). We found out when we went that the staff had actually taken it upon themselves to check us out. Long story short, I would not recommend this hotel to anyone. Not only is the quality of the place not great but you won't be able to.talk to anyone if any issues arise. I emailed yesterday and still haven't gotten a response. Good luck to any future guests!

Nice hotel, right on the beach. Great food and drinks. Friendly staff.

Excellent staff! Great buffey.. very satisfied with the service and kindness of all the people working at occidental.

We spent 3 nights here, which was a perfect amount of time--any longer and I think we may have become bored! The beach is lovely with lots of loungers under trees for shade; the pool was large and loungers weren't hard to come by. There's no wait service on beach or pool, which we knew in advance, so we weren't expecting it. Lines for the beach bar could be long, but they went quickly, and the staff was great. We were pleasantly surprised by the food--we always found something we liked and most was quite good (not everyone agreed with us!) We had good service at all meals. We did encounter long lines at the lobby bar before dinner one night, but the other two nights were fine. Most guests seem to be relaxed and enjoying themselves. It's definitely not a stuffy place or a huge party place, which worked perfectly for us! We felt very relaxed and enjoyed our time here!

On a great private beach with perfect surf ! Hotel rooms were clean and nicer than expected, food was good quality and abundant !

It's a couple miles from the center of Tamarindo. I had a rental car so this was not an issue.

Only one bar open which also was the chicken cooking station. Speciality restaurant not open. No entertainment at night. No ocean view rooms even though we paid for one. Very disappointing. Barcello should not include this as part of their chain. We were expecting barcello all inclusive brand. Very deceiving.

Nice hotel right off the beach. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. I would definitely recommend if you're looking for a nice affordable all inclusive resort.

Great spot for the price. Really like the layout ... nothing is far away. Pool is nice beach is awesome and rooms are nice and large.

Playa Langosta Tamarindo Guanacaste

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Tamarindo Beach
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free valet and self parking
  • Onsite dining

Occidental Tamarindo - All Inclusive places you next to Playa Langosta and within a 15-minute walk of Tamarindo Beach. This 4-star property has 198 guestrooms and offers a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and free valet parking.


Dining

This property is home to 2 onsite restaurants, perfect for a quick bite to eat. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room.


Rooms

All 198 air-conditioned rooms provide free minibar items, balconies or patios, and espresso makers. Guests can expect to find TVs with satellite channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds are dressed in premium bedding. Free bottled water, ceiling fans, and safes are other standard amenities.


Property features

Guests of Occidental Tamarindo - All Inclusive enjoy a full-service spa, a nightclub, and an outdoor pool. Free valet and self parking are available, or if you're not driving, take the airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for CRC 42000 per person one-way. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with concierge services, dry cleaning/laundry, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this all-inclusive property include a children's pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub.

Room options

Superior Room (4ad)

1 King Bed | 2 Double Beds | Sleeps 4

Superior Single Room

1 King Bed | Sleeps 1

Superior Room (2+2)

1 King Bed | 2 Double Beds | Sleeps 4

Superior Room (3ad)

1 King Bed | 2 Double Beds | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for Occidental Tamarindo - All Inclusive

Everyone (14) Couples (37) Family (13) Friends (12) Other (6)
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Everyone

By on Mar 22, 2020

Review comment responded on Mar 23, 2020

Firstly we thank you for making our Occidental Tamarindo your choice hotel for a second visit , although we regret that we fell a little short of your expectations this time around.

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Friends

completely over priced without a luxury feel, food was not good at all, but it was right on the beach so the location was good in that sense. Not so convenient to get into and out of town $5 cabs each way and long wait for them to come (but I was there around holiday/busy season).

By on Jan 14, 2020

Review comment responded on Jan 14, 2020

Thank you for the time you took out of your day to share your comments regarding your recent stay in Occidental Tamarindo.

4
Family

Nice staff. Food was good. But need more entrrtainment

By on Aug 20, 2019

Review comment responded on Aug 20, 2019

Dear client! We would like to thank you for the lovely review you shared following your recent visit to our Occidental hotel and are delighted to read that we were able to match your holiday expectations. Hope to see you soon!

5
Everyone

By on Jul 28, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 29, 2019

Dear client! We would like to thank you for the lovely review you shared following your recent visit to our Occidental hotel and are delighted to read that we were able to match your holiday expectations. Hope to see you soon!

5
Friends

The rooms were very nice but would not easily cool off. It was very warm in Tamarindo and the air conditioning was not adequate. However it was a very good experience.

By on Jul 28, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 29, 2019

Dear client! We would like to thank you for the lovely review you shared following your recent visit to our Occidental hotel and are delighted to read that we were able to match your holiday expectations. Hope to see you soon!

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Partner Couples

Room dirty mold and rust all in room i would really lunge a refund i requested a king bed they only had 2 doubles i was just not satified at all

By on Jun 1, 2019

Review comment responded on Jun 3, 2019

Dear client! Our guests' comments provide us with an opportunity to see our hotel through their eyes giving us insight into any service that may have room for improvement to enhance our future guests' stay among us, therefore we are grateful for the time you spent to share a review of your personal experience in the hotel. Please rest assured that your comments have been taken onboard and revised by the department involed. Once again, thank you for your visit and constructive critics, we hope that you had a nice journey back home and to have the pleasure of serving you again in our hotels worldwide ensuring you in advance of our best intentions at all times.

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Everyone

By on May 13, 2019

Review comment responded on May 16, 2019

Dear client! Thank you so much for your feedback! We hope to have you as our guest soon. Regards!

4
Everyone

By on Apr 23, 2019

Review comment responded on May 3, 2019

Estimado cliente! Muchas gracias por sus excelentes comentarios estamos encantados de que disfrutara de su estancia con nosotros. Los esperamos pronto!

5
Everyone

By on Apr 8, 2019

Review comment responded on Apr 8, 2019

Dear client! Thank you so much for your feedback! We hope to have you as our guest soon. Regards!

4
Family

We liked most everything. Great fresh fruit and food every day.

By on Apr 1, 2019

Review comment responded on Apr 3, 2019

Dear Boifeuillet! Thank you so much for your feedback! We hope to have you as our guest soon. Regards!

Occidental Tamarindo - All Inclusive

Playa Langosta, Tamarindo, Guanacaste 1150
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