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    Occidental Papagayo - Adults only

    Playa Buena, 485000, Costa Rica
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    3/9/2017 4/9/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent37%
    • Very good33%
    • Average16%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible6%
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    “royal club” (160 reviews)
    “snack bar” (312 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Accessible rooms
    Business Centre
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    Tennis Court
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Awesome stay. This place is beautiful. We have stayed at the Riu in Jamaica, and this place was comparable, though unlike Riu (which is awesome) you will not find a loose chip of paint anywhere. It is absolutely perfect!!!! The food was delicious and varied...More

    Thank PeterPasquale01
    Reviewed yesterday

    Me and my new wife decided on Occidental Papagayo for our honeymoon since she always wanted to visit and it did not disappoint. We booked the premium level master jacuzzi and could not describe the level of service we received. Omar was the friendliest and...More

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    Thank eddied727
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    As we arrived at the Occidental Hotel, the front staff had no welcoming approach. They all looked at us like we were lost and did not even say hello. After walking around asking what we need to do, we were told to go upstairs to...More

    1  Thank ndelliott99
    Response from Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded yesterday

    Dear ndelliott99 Although we are quite surprised and dismayed by the content of your review regarding your holiday at our Occidental Papagayo , please rest assured that your comments have been taken on board and revised by the entire Management team. We are grateful for...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    What an incredible place! I cannot begin to tell you what a fabulous week my husband and I had at Occidental Papagayo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica in August 2017. Having studied all of the reviews and looked at hundreds of photos on both the Barcelo website...More

    Thank HILARY S
    Response from Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded yesterday

    Dear HILARY S, 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...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I stayed at the Occidental Papagayo during August 2017. Upon my arrival, including the resort shuttle that took us from the Liberia airport to the resort (on time), I was either extremely satisfied to surprised at how well run this place was. Directly after arriving,...More

    Thank Eric R
    Response from Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded yesterday

    Dear Eric R; Thank you for taking the time to share your recent vacation experience at Occidental Papagayo. We are so pleased to read that you had a great time and appreciate all of your feedback. We would also like to say how grateful we...More

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    • Pool
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Pool
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Spa
    • Tennis Court
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    • US$175 - US$337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #4 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
    • #6 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
    • #6 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
    • #7 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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    • Number of rooms
    • 163
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    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Gulf of Papagayo
    • Also Known As
    • Occidental Grand Papagayo Hotel Gulf Of Papagayo ,
    • Occidental Grand Papagayo Gulf Of ,
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    • Grand Papagayo Liberia ,
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    louise04
    19 August 2017|
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    Response from Kimberly F | Reviewed this property |
    The only spot I saw people smoking was outside the Lobby bar at a specific table off to the side. There may be other places but that's the only spot I saw.
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    16 August 2017|
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    Response from Jean Marie P | Property representative |
    Dear NYE2015, thank you for contact us. Tamarindo is 1 hour and half from our hotel Regards Idania Brenes
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    13 August 2017|
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    Response from Jean Marie P | Property representative |
    Dear Julie B. Thank you for contact us, Swimming pool closes at 7:00 p.m. Towel services stops at 5:00 p.m. Regards Idania Brenes
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    "Any room with a ocean view will do. The rooms are lovely."
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    ""if" you book, make sure its premium level."
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    "Premium Level is excellent but to get better views you have to climb more steps to get to the rooms."
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