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Occidental Tamarindo

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Pool & Beach (509)
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“smaller resort”(20 reviews)
“costa rica”(298 reviews)
Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place buffet not bad at all. Al la carts good, staff all friendly and rooms very clean. Beach was nice. Only negative was on the weekend it was packed with locals so I had to leave to avoid all the congestion for getting drinks...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

When you travel to the tropics for the first time from northern areas, you really don't know what to expect. You certainly come with fears of bugs and critters, anticipate weird situations and strange food, worry about safety and unfamiliar challenges. Staying at this resort...More

3  Thank Tina Z
Response from Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental TamarindoResponded 19 May 2018

Dear Tina Z: Nice to read this review, we certainly keep working on this "Oasis" so we can offer an extreme 5 star experience in Costa Rica. We are sure this year we'll be the yaer we will known as one of the best All...More

Reviewed yesterday

Extremely welcoming friendly and helpful staff. If you have children, the kids club is available all day long with activities in the shade if sunny. The evening entertainment for children and adults is highly professional and engaging. My 7 year daughter cried when we left,...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The hotel had a lot to offer, the food and facilities were excellent and there was even an a la carte restaurant which was free to use. The hotel had a big pool and was right on the beach. The live dancing every night was...More

2  Thank Claire P
Response from Martin_Guerrero, Director General at Occidental TamarindoResponded 2 days ago

Dear Claire, First and foremost we would like to thank you for the praising review you shared following your recent visit to our Occidental Tamarindo hotel and are delighted to read that we were able to match your expectations. The entire team works very hard...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Just arrived home from a two week stay with the family and kids. This is a fantastic hotel. The food is really good with lots of variety to suit any taste with different themes each night such as Mexican, Italian, Chinese etc. In addition there...More

2  Thank Richard P
Response from Martin_Guerrero, Director General at Occidental TamarindoResponded 2 days ago

Dear Richard; Thank you very much for sharing this great review of your recent stay at Occdental Tamarindo. We are thrilled that you have enjoyed your stay and certainly agree that our dedicated staff plays a key role to our guests' overall experience. The entire...More

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Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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US$149 - US$435 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$149 - US$435 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (1945)
Pool & Beach (509)
Room & Suite (438)
Dining (107)
Amenities (48)
Family and Play Areas (28)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
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bluebell1999
22 March 2018|
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Response from Gina R | Reviewed this property |
I booked the Occidental with my time share and then booked my own flight, just made a mistake booking the flight flying into San Jose which is about a 5 hour drive from the resort, fly into the other airport for Costa Rica... More
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Baby_Doll63
2 March 2018|
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Response from Aycer | Reviewed this property |
Never had an issue with this. Make sure you document what is missing. Also make sure that this did not happen at the airport. I have heard about people taking items they see when screened at airports
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eveline_4u
23 February 2018|
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Response from vald3 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, i went In December and the beach is really nice. There is a beach with waves and about 20 yards away from the entrance to the beach is a natural spring that feeds Into the ocean that has no waves. Overall a very nice... More
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Room Tips
"Our room faced the mangrove forest, we saw monkeys each morning swinging on the trees!"
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"Higher rooms on the beach side are best. You may even see monkeys in the trees on this side."
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"Choose second floor. Some guests reported having extra company - crabs and lizards - in their first floor..."
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"Rooms to the right side of the pool are close to the outdoor bar,snack area and beach."
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