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Bellflower, California
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We truly enjoyed all the staff and hotel management - our bell hop Minor was extremely helpful with everything. This hotel has a little of everything, The staff was extremely helpful and ensured that we have everything we needed. The only thing is the wi-fi - we paid 20 dollars for two days and was unable to connect. They should...

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Costumer; Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach, Thank you very much for your time and letting a review. Our hotel is aimed to meet our client satisfaction. In regards the Wi-Fi service, you can have it free by accessing to our website and logging to our MiBarceló platform. Once again, thank you very much for having part your worthy time...

Heredia, Costa Rica
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Last weekend I visited with family and kids and although we enjoyed our stay, there were a few things I would like to highlight concerning Barcelo Tambor. First, it seems that the hotel is not prepared to host big demand of people as several events were going on in the hotel (marathon contest, quinceanera party, etc) and the response of...

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Costumer, Thank you very much for your time. Our main goal is to give you an unique experience. Your observations let our staff get to know about the improvements on the services that need to be done in order to facilitate your stay in our hotel. We will work in the agility and improvement of the staff in high...

Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We've had a great vacation here in Costa Rica at the beach. The all inclusive hotel was fabulous. The shows at night we're also fabulous. The service from the personnel is fantastic especially from Luis Andres in the Steak And seafood restaurant. I highly recommend this place to anyone. I also recommend to use the small airplane that lands at...

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Costumer, Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach. Thank you very much for sharing your experience during in tambor. Costa Rican is a well-known and unique place for enjoying at the beach. Our hotel is kept under all-inclusive plan the one which offers excellent services. We work in order to give you an excellent attention. As proof of that the given...

Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

First of all, I want to say thanks to Edwin and the Staff at the the Japanese Restaurant Miyako for the Top Quality Service provided. We came here for some very needed vacations and my daughters first trip to the beach. The Check In at 12:30 went smooth as possible and the receptionist was very delightful and provided all information...

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Andy, Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach, Thank you very much for writing a comment and for choosing Barceló Tambor Beach as your vacation spot for your daughter as well. Your comment is for us a source of feedback in regards the process of work and so we can motivate to our collaborators to develop their duties in a unique...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We go to Costa Rica every summer. Something we absolutely look forward to each year is our annual stay at Barcelo Tambor Beach. It is the ONLY thing we repeat year after year. This past visit we were upgraded from an ocean view regular room to an ocean view 2-bedroom suite (which is actually three rooms - the middle room...

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Costumer, Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach, Thank you very much for writing a comment and for have chosen Barceló Tambor Beach as your vacation destiny. Your comment is a for us a source of feedback the one that kindly detailed our services and rise up our commitment to serve you much better. Our hotel is located in a privileged...

Heredia, Costa Rica
Reviewed 10 July 2016

This hotel has always been one of my favorite places in Cost Rica. It has everything I Need. Air conditioning, hot and cold water, a beautiful beach, activities and tours, nightly entertainment, great food and alcohol! My girlfriend and I spent a week there towards the end of June, and It was great, being the low season for the hotel,...

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear costumer, Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach. First of all, we desire to externalize our gratitude for choosing our services. For us is a real pleasure to serve you. We have found quite interesting your observations, thank you very much for sharing with us your experience in our resort, the given information will be gratefully used in our resort. We...

Katy, Texas
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The room photos. Not our room. Our room was old and tattered from paint drips on the floor to ceiling tiles falling out in the bathroom to towels that have seen much better days. The phone didn't work. They didn't bother to fix it. They just told us tough. There is a reason all the photos of the pools and...

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Costumer, In regards the rooms, we destine a lot of resources in variety to keep this structure in perfect conditions, we regret any problem you may have with your correspondence room condition. We have proceeded to apply improvements in the preventive maintenance aimed to avoid similar situations. The beach cleaning is made through the collaboration and participation of groups...

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I loved this resort!! It's definitely not a 5 star hotel like some sites portray it to be. It is a beautiful place and wonderful to just get away and relax. There are a few cons: most of the food isn't great. It's pretty greasy and the meats are chewy and full of fat. We ate at the steakhouse one...

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear costumer, Thank you very much for your time. We are a group of people aimed to give you an excellent service with care and dedication. Inside our a la carta restaurant, we offer a variety menu specialized in sea food and meat. We appreciate your comments the ones which are taken very seriously. Once again we want to externalize...

Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Pictures don't do this resort justice. The grounds are absolutely breath taking. The rooms were very clean and provided a great view. Staff was friendly. Pools were awesome. Beach was clean and nice. Sand was not white and a lot of pebbles but that is due to the region it is located in. Our favorite thing was the Macaws. Howler...

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Costumer, Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach, First of all, we want to express our gratitude for writing a comment on this website. Thank you very much for the good comments in regards the neatness and room cleanness, pool area and beach front. We work every single day in improving the variety of foods offered in our buffet as well...

Reviewed 31 May 2016

I want to get the negative out of the way first, Getting to this resort was terrible. Appoximately an hour and a half of driving over rough mountainous cobblestone roads that were not well kept and very narrow. A little dangerous. If you can afford to land at the small landing strip a mile away from the resort, DO THAT....

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Alejandra G, Channel Manager at Barcelo Tambor, responded to this review

Dear Joshua, Greetings from Barceló Tambor Beach, Thank you very much for letting a review in this website. In order to get to our resort, we also have the possibility of flying from Juan Santamaría International Airport located in Alajuela and Daniel Oduber Airport in Guanacaste province, arriving in few minutes to Tambor airport. Once again thank you very much...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Barcelo Tambor

Address: Playa Tambor, Tambor 771-1150, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Tambor
Price Range: RM887 - RM2,292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Barcelo Tambor 4*
Number of rooms: 402
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Also Known As:
Barcelo Tambor Beach Hotel Tambor
Barcelo Hotel Tambor Beach
Barcelo Hotel Puntarenas
Hotel Barcelo Playa Tambor
Barcelo Tambor Costa Rica
Barcelo Tambor Beach Costa Rica
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ocean view second floor are the best rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles codylister1, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best rooms are bit away from the disco...”
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“Take a wifi stick....”
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“Try to get rooms closer to the lobby area to avoid too much walking (it's a pretty long distance).”
  • We requested 1 king size bed
  • 2nd floor balcony
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“The rooms next the pool area - are more accessible to everything.”
 of 5 bubbles lexyshago2012, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
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