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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I are taking winter vacations for 14 years, and this is the first time that she said I want go back next January! We stayed between January 11th and 18th, 2017; weather was absolutely perfect. Hotel was truly tailored for adults only. In the lobby and restaurant background music was progressive jazz. At the pool '70, 80'...

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only, responded to this review

Dear Doris G, 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 know that our staff effort is rewarded with your kind words. It was our pleasure to attend you throughout your stay and we...

Kelowna
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As occidental members, we were disapointed that there was nothing extra for members. We also didnt like there there wasnt free shuttlels to airport or even to playa hermosa or playa coco. Going to the beach and having to drag your chair around was not pleasent either. We definately will not be returning to this resort. It was too quiet...

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only, responded to this review

Dear Trisha S; Thank you for choosing Occidental Papagayo as your holiday destination. Our goal is to serve all our guests with the highest level of service and satisfaction; however we are always concerned about guests’ wellbeing and strives to make their holiday an unforgettable experience. Rest assured that we are continually working to improve our facilities and services to...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our third trip to the Occidental Grand Papagayo. We are Royal Club members and this is our home resort. Unfortunately, this may be our last trip to this resort. The new management has really taken the hotel a step back. Don't get me wrong, we do love the staff in the resort....bartenders, wait staff, and the cleaning crew...

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only, responded to this review

Dear Susan A; Thank you for sharing a review of our Occidental Papagayo. It does indeed sound from what you describe that some aspects of your stay did not meet our usual standards of service; please accept our sincerest apologies for failing to make your stay with us a perfect moment of relaxation, we sincerely appreciate you taking the time...

Bedford, New Hampshire
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is beautiful. Very large. Friendly accommodating staff. 4 restaurants. All excellent. Quite a variety of food and I'm a foodaholic (I've been on Foodtv.com and my son is a chef) so I know good food. This food was excellent. Quite a variety. Chef Douglas is very, very nice. He supervises a very talented staff of chefs, sous chefs,...

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only, responded to this review

Dear margaret s; Thank you for taking the time to detail every aspect of your wonderful experience at Occidental Papagayo. Guests will have quite an accurate picture the resort facilities and the service. We also greatly appreciate your comments on the quality and variety of our buffets because our talented team of Chefs strive to ensure a wide variety of...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just returned from Costa Rica and we had an amazing time. Few points about the Occidental Papagayo resort. The staff were great especially the drivers,entertainment staff and servers. The food was good and there was plenty of choice at the buffets. We are not super picky people when it comes to food as long as there is choice and...

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only, responded to this review

Dear T K; Thank you very much for share your comments about your recent stay at our Hotel Occidental Papagayo. We are pleased you enjoyed your vacation and that our staff contributes so much to your stay. It`s fantastic that you enjoyed and experienced so much of the resident wildlife we have to offer in our naturally beautiful surroundings and...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you're looking for a paradisiac place to reconnect with your significant other, this is it. I was there in August 2016, what a beautiful hotel!!! Unforgettable place, friendly staff and very good food. We stayed there for 7 days and enjoyed the most delicious Pina Coladas I've ever had. Let's start with the room, it was big an spacious....

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only, responded to this review

Dear Maria Paula D; Thank you very much for sharing this great review of your recent stay at Occidental Papagayo. 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 team works very hard to ensure that we deliver a high standard of...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice resort in the hills. My wife and I enjoyed our stay. If you are looking for a quiet laid back vacation this is the resort for you. Small resort so you see familiar faces at the buffet and pool areas so its easy to get to know others. We enjoyed the buffet sittings and the Oriental a la cart...

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only, responded to this review

Dear Steve K, 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 are to you for your extensive and descriptive review, highlighting important features of the resort...

Appleton
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from a week stay at the hotel. We arrived late on January 11th. Checkin was smooth and were transported to our room. Building 21 has no outside lights so it was difficult to find our way and then get into the room. Once we got in we realized the light on the porch was not working. I...

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only, responded to this review

Dear Steve J; Thank you for your fabulous review of Occidental Papagayo. We are delighted that you choose us as your holiday destination. We aim to provide each and every guest with a wonderful and memorable experience and I am so pleased that we did it for you We appreciate all your feedback as it is a valuable tool which...

Springer, New Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was gorgeous! The food incredible and staff courteous and helpful. Be sure you get outside the resort and see the countryside. Experience the culture and local atmosphere. Take a tour but don't drive!! My only complaints...a little noisy with neighbors late at night and transport cars taking Fto their rooms. The locals think "alto" is a mere suggestion...

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Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults only, responded to this review

Dear C9247ZFtracyc; Thank you for taking the time to share your recent vacation experience in Occidental Papagayo. We are so pleased that you enjoyed you enjoyed your stay, our installations and service. Thank you for mentioning the varying points of culture and atmosphere. I feel very sorry regarding thie noise situation with the neighbors, we will try to control guest...

Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago

We definately had higher expectations on this hotell. The room are crying for attention. Poorly cleaned, broken showers and toilett paper holders! The Wi-fi is very very slow, although they told us they had a super fast one!! Some of the staff are very helpful and some of them just longing to go home. Hmm the food is not very...

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Dear Keviit; On behalf of Occidental Papagayo team we deeply thank you for sharing your experience with us. We beforehand apologize to you for not meeting your expectations in regards to our services overall. We appreciate your comments regarding the rooms, as the hotel is operational year round we operate a schedule of programmed maintenance as soon as rooms become...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Guanacaste on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica,The Adults Only Occidental Grand Papagayo is only at 25 minutes from the Liberia International Airport. This Resort surrounded by nature, boast lush tropical lanscape with scenic views of Bahía Culebra in Papagayo Golf.Ideal for couples, honeymooners and adult guest seeking a relaxing getaway. The Occidental Grand Papagayo offers a highly persolized five star all- inclusive experience delivered by an attentive and dedicated staff. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Occidental Papagayo - Adults only

Address: Playa Buena, 485000, Costa Rica (Formerly Occidental Grand Papagayo by Barceló)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo
Price Range: £171 - £442 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Occidental Papagayo - Adults only 4*
Number of rooms: 163
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Also Known As:
Occidental Grand Papagayo Hotel Gulf Of Papagayo
Occidental Grand Papagayo Gulf Of
Occidental Grand Papagayo Costa Rica
Grande Papagayo Costa Rica
Grand Papagayo Liberia
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#5 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#6 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles 397margarets, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“close to the lobby”
 of 5 bubbles mariapaulad2017, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request building 21 or 22 close to beach and pool.”
 of 5 bubbles SteveJ218, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“???Don't expect the wireless to be perfect. Do communicate with the staff and be respectful. Don't drag the furniture across the floor at night!”
 of 5 bubbles C9247ZFtracyc, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“get a top floor room, on vacation and you dont want to hear people walk. try to get closer to pool or clubhouse because lots of walking”
 of 5 bubbles teacherdude7, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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