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    JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

    Hacienda Pinilla, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    SAVE US$174
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    Reviewed yesterday

    This is one of the best kept properties in the region. The staff have mostly been with the hotel since it opened about 7 years ago. This place is always on point, seriously giving Four Seasons a run for their money. beach is on site...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We spend a glorious week at the hotel. Background is that we have stayed at the Ritz in Jamaica, Grand Cayman and Puerto Rico, also the Marriott in San Juan Puerto Rico and Aruba. This was by far the best. ROOM We stayed in a...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Our stay was phenomenal! Staff was out of this world! Super Nice and Friendly. Room Service was good. The Breakfast Buffet is VERY delicious. There is a Asian Restaurant inside the hotel and it was also very delicious has well. Rooms were great and air...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    The JW Marriott is a place you're going to get away from it all - it's a big, sprawling hotel set within an absolutely huge property on the Pacific coast, approximately 30 minutes from Tamarindo. While the hotel has several restaurants, most guests seem to...More

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    You should not expect to go to a resort that matches the prices asked at this place, nor the JW Marriott signature. Expect to have some headaches regarding the level of the workers, it is diametrically different than the level of the hotel. People in...More

    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

    Dear ThiagoFV; Again please accept my apologies on behalf of our team for the inconveniences experienced during your stay. We truly appreciate your feedback and you can be sure that we are working in improve day by day. For me was a pleasure to meet...More

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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Matt E
    I just booked this resort for 5 nights in August. It's my wife's birthday and we've never had the pleasure to experience Costa Rica. Very Excited. I've always enjoyed my stays at JW's (Gold member) but reading some of the reviews I'm growing concerned. Wondering if better to switch to different Marriott Property or go somewhere else entirely. Help me feel better!
    20 April 2017|
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    Response from Sarah B | Reviewed this property |
    We stayed at both the JW and El Mangrove in Playa Panama. We preferred El Mangrove. The difference is as follows. The JW is a very nice resort (great pool, expensive restaurants, beautiful location-ocean is a bit rough for... More
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    1 April 2017|
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    Response from Ottawamiroca | Reviewed this property |
    $389/night + taxes
    Hi, Booked a garden view room from April 9th-12th. If ocean fronts are available at the time of checking in can I get them?
    22 March 2017|
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    Response from wiskaysin | Reviewed this property |
    We were unable to upgrade. Not sure if it was because we were staying on Marriott points, but they simply said "we're fully booked." I would definitely try though, we had garden view and would have much preferred ocean view... More
    Room Tips
    "Garden rooms are just as good as any other!"
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    "Garden views are wonderful and practical, don´t be afraid not to get an ocean view room."
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    "Use the 5th floor"
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    "ocean view is limited, so be specific when requesting your room"
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