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Reviewed 2 October 2011

I spent the week of September 25, 2011 at the Barcelo Langosta Beach in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. It was my first solo trip. 1 - As a female, traveling alone I felt very safe from beginning to end. Everyone was very nice and accommodating. The men were not aggressive at all. 2. Liberia International Airport is very small (four customs...

11Thank libralikestravel
Reviewed 13 September 2011

We stayed at The Barcelo Langosta Beach resort in February 2011, for one week. All I can say is that out trip was fabulous. I was a bit nervous reading some of the reviews here on Trip Advisor before we left, but I dunno....I guess there's some picky people out there who don't get out much or who's expectations are...

18Thank turnleftattheocean
Escazu, Costa Rica
Reviewed 5 September 2011

This was a two day weekend stay after work in Guanacaste. The hotel was not very full because of the season: Americans and Canadians have not yet come and Europeans have just gone. The premises were tidy and mantained. The swimming pool clear and impecable, with lots of lounge chairs in the sun and on the shade given by the...

10Thank AlfredoFournier
Little River, South Carolina
Reviewed 29 August 2011

I came to Costa Rica for the nature, but my kids enjoy the AI set up with less hiking. This was the best of both worlds. I loved seeing monkeys and iguanas all over the property. The suite was great - two stories, two bathrooms, and two balconies from which you could see the ocean and the mountains. Rooms were...

5Thank kathi316
Reviewed 28 August 2011

We stayed all-inclusive at the Barcelo Langosta from the last week of July 2011 to mid August and it was certainly one of our best holidays. Bear in mind that this is the low (rainy) season so the hotel wasn't too crowded with plenty of chairs around a splendid pool and very little waiting at either the bars or restaurant...

6Thank SurreyExplorer1
Grapevine, TX
Reviewed 21 August 2011

Our stay at the all-inclusive Barcelo Playa Langosta was overall a good one. Previous reviews helped us keep our expectations in check, so we weren't disappointed. High points: the entertainment staff (Joaquin and team), the lovely pool, the plethora of things to do in and around the hotel. The low points: room humidity (overwhelming moldy smell took some getting used...

8Thank travlinfoolintx
Oliver, Canada
Reviewed 13 August 2011

We stayed at Barcelo Langosta from Feb. 14 through 28, 2011. My husband and I travelled with another couple. We all loved our vacation. We have stayed at all-inclusives in Punta Cana, Puerto Plata and Bayahibe in Dominican Republic and in Cayo Coco and Varadero, Cuba, but this was our first trip to Costa Rica. The resort is small enough...

15Thank Akyram
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 12 August 2011

2 couples, July 25-Aug 8th, have read many reviews. Our observations, beautiful country, with great tours, we used CRT via Air canada Vacations, staff and guides were great. Hotel good, our rooms clean and adequte, housekeeping did a good job, facilities while adequate were limited, 1main restaurant where all meals and 1 a la carte, open weekends in off season,...

5Thank Nigel G
San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 11 August 2011

I just spent a week at Barcelo Langosta Beach with a party of 12 family members from the USA and Ecuador - wonderful week! The staff are very friendly and responsive, and constantly attentive to the guests! Ping pong, water and sand volleyball, tennis, spa, gymn all available. Great Water aerobics in the morning. Right on the beach, but with...

3Thank Edita64
Redondo Beach, California
Reviewed 10 August 2011

We stayed at the Barcelo for a week in November 2010 and wished we had stayed somewhere else. Our shower plumbing was backed up and maintenance could not fix it so we spent a week taking showers standing in a tub of gross water. We must have had bed bugs because we both woke up each morning with bites on...

3Thank KerryAnn02

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  • Pool
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  • 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
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • 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
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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: €160 - €446 (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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“Spend the extra for an ocean front room....we were in the 9000 area units and our room was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles 987karenf, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“4510/11 have great views but beside the entertainment so until 10pm noise is inevitable.”
 of 5 bubbles 180LisaB, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were in the building farthest from the pool, long walk but it was quiet, except when the nightime entertainment was going.”
 of 5 bubbles lovetotravel08081992, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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