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Occidental Papagayo - Adults only

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our stay was incredible! The staff was amazing. The food was amazing. The resort was absolutely beautiful. The entertainment was lacking but it was very relaxing. The Italian restaurant and the grill were phenomenal!! The staff worked very hard to accommodate all of our needs....More

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Response from Jean Marie P, Gerente at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded yesterday

Dear Nicole Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent holiday experience among us, our main goal being to ensure we keep on delivering unforgettable holiday experiences to our guests, your comments are crucial in this process therefore we highly value and your time....More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This resort was booked through a travel company for our group of 13 women.  The open air lobby over looked the pool, surrounding lush greenery and the ocean which was a stunning first impression.  We had a snaffo with our rooms, possibly our travel company's...More

6  Thank Choli D
Response from Jean Marie P, Director General at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded 25 September 2017

Dear Choli D; 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. We also greatly appreciate your comments on the...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Resort: -The resort is beautiful! Very ‘wild’... The grounds are lovely, nice landscaping and walkways. Nice location on the hilltop, with beautiful views. A lot of walking around the resort, very spread out, from the buildings to the buffet to the pools to the beach......More

4  Thank DSpad
Response from Jean Marie P, Gerente at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest We would like to express our gratitude for the comments you made about your recent visit. They help us to understand how our guests experience their stay with us. It is always our goal to achieve maximum customer satisfaction and we are delighted...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely property with stunning beach access. I traveled here over the Christmas break and it was quite full and lively. Some of the rooms/areas could use a bit of a facelift but otherwise the resort is quite nice with the main resort area nestled on...More

Thank LuxeTourista
Response from Jean Marie P, Gerente at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded 2 days ago

Dear Luxe Thank you for your insights following your recent visit. We always look for ways to improve and your comments are crucial to our future success. Moreover we have taken good note of your remarks related to the presence of insects within our grounds;...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

This hotel is no longer what it was. This was our favorite place for the summer vacation but since Barcelo took over, quality decreased. Charging for wi-fi is ridiculous; no towels were delivered in time; food was average; staff seem to be overworked, still very...More

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1  Thank aguedamarin
Response from Jean Marie P, Gerente at Occidental Papagayo - Adults onlyResponded 4 days ago

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast included
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Tennis Court
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$181 - US$315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#6 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#6 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$181 - US$315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#6 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#6 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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louise04
16 January 2018|
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Yes there are safes in the room.
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Bill B
8 January 2018|
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There is tour company called Issys. You can book though their website. We did a mega combo Horseback up mountain Zip lines down Waterside (looks lame) but was excellent! Hot springs/ mud bath They pick you up & feed... More
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purplesunshine1969
6 January 2018|
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Wifi was included with our room at no extra charge.
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"the bay view room was a llovely view"
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"This resort is very spread out but still with easy access to all areas via the shuttle service"
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"There are one story rooms or the two to three stories that face the pool."
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"Ocean view is the best!"
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