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Occidental Tamarindo

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“smaller resort”(19 reviews)
“costa rica”(302 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I am going to make this review as fair as I can, but it will be long and comprehensive because of the amount of issues we had with this hotel and because we want prospective guests to be made aware of these problems before booking....More

1  Thank Daniel C
Response from Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental TamarindoResponded 4 days ago

Dear Daniel C: I appreciate you have posted a comment about your days in Tamarindo. However I must ask for apologies in behalf all my crew and myself. It's painfully obvious we didnt make it right with you and that makes us feel terrible, since...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My mom and I stayed at Occidental for 6 nights and really enjoyed our stay. We stayed in a ground floor room in the 6000's. While I was initially dissapointed when we checked in and got a ground floor room, it ended up being amazing!...More

2  Thank MRod-7
Response from Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental TamarindoResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear MRod-7: We are so happy after reading this fantastic review, certainly it encourages us to keep working very hard to provide you with the best holidays in Costa Rica. Thank you again, it means a lot for us our clients share their incredible experience...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved the hotel. The rooms were clean, comfortable and spacious. Close to the local shops but you should take a cab at night. The pool is fabulous - large and clean. Lots of large iguanas walking around. Beach access was good and the beach area...More

1  Thank LoveToTravel20152015
Response from Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental TamarindoResponded 4 days ago

Dear LoveToTravel20152015: I really appreciate this comment, it encourages us to keep working on this line to offer the best experience possible in Costa Rica. Please contact us for anything you need, we'll be awaiting for your next visit. Thank you very much for your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank Tina Z
Response from Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental TamarindoResponded 4 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

This place is great if you're looking to explore Tamarindo but if you're looking for an all inclusive with good food or good service, this is not it. Both my boyfriend and I got sick from the food. It is buffet style and does not...More

4  Thank beshannon123
Response from Alvaro_Fontenla, Director General at Occidental TamarindoResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear beshannon123: I appreciate you have posted a comment about your days in Tamarindo. However I must ask for apologies in behalf all my crew and myself. It's painfully obvious we didnt make it right with you and that makes us feel terrible, since clients...More

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Business Center with Internet Access
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bluebell1999
22 March 2018|
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Response from Lochana K | Reviewed this property |
Expedia ... they have discounts
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2 March 2018|
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Response from Baby_Doll63 | Reviewed this property |
I guess it just depended on your size , fashion style and the housekeeper .
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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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"The big older blocks are awful. Room numbers 9*** seem to be newer and cleaner."
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"We stayed on the first floor to get a bit of the ocean breeze and view in the mornings."
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"High rooms offer decent views from block 4"
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"Avoid the 4000 building as amphitheatre and disco are directly across from this building."
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