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JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa

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Hacienda Pinilla Guanacaste, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo Costa Rica See on map
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
4.5 Star accommodation
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Upfront disclaimer: we stayed at this property immediately after spending a few days at Tabacon Resort, which was one of our best hotel experiences on any continent. So the JW Marriott had a tough act to follow. But even by those standards, it was disappointing...More

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If you find the weather isn't perfect-due to the rainy season check with the concierge for activities offered at the resort. They have lots of options that aren't advertised. The staff was very friendly and courteous. This is not an all-inclusive type of resort so...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just an amazing stay! Great installations, beautiful beach, great food and fantastic staff’s attention. The room is just great: confortable bed, big size tv and efficient a/c. Highly recommended if you are looking to relax.More

Thank crobert555
Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your great review Crobert555! For us the most important is to meet your expectations and provide an unforgettable experience. We appreciate your recent visit and for your great comments. We are glad to know that you liked the Resort and we hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful places I’ve ever seen. staff is unbelievable . It’s location is perfect. Food was great. I know have to say the overall vibe was so high. I did not want to leave. I think you all would be happy if...More

Thank WilliamKaralis
Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 5 days ago

WOW We truly appreciate your amazing review WilliamKaralis! We are pleased to know that we meet your expectations and had create an unforgettable experience. Remember that we are here for you and we will be waiting for your second visit. Kindest regards; Santiago Cabre General...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for a week for a conference my wife was attending. The facilities and grounds are beautiful - if you are a walker, the beach is good for walking but also the hotel grounds are great to walk on with sidewalks to stay out...More

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Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Movinonup42; It is good to know that you liked the Property and service received. Since we are located in a private property the beach is practically just for our guest and the owners of the properties at the Hacienda. As you mentioned the Resort...More

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Live an authentic Costa Rican experience in a luxury hacienda style resort in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa is surrounded by the splendors of Costa Rican rich biodiversity. More This resort & spa sits oceanfront and is the only international branded hotel close to Tamarindo town. The resort is located right at Mansita beach and guests can choose from four other beaches within Hacienda Pinilla. Next to the resort you will find an equestrian center, tennis courts, and an 18-hole golf course with coastal layout. Enjoy surf beaches with excellent year-round waves and warm water, visit turtle nesting sanctuaries or observe a great variety of wildlife. All guestrooms have balconies either with garden, pool or ocean view. In-room amenities include LCD TVs, soundproof windows, alarm clock with mobile docks, streaming speed internet, total blackout curtains, plush pillow-top mattresses, rich woods, and marble bathtubs. Less
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Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Internet
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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US$264 - US$784 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Jw Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica Hotel Santa Cruz
Jw Marriott Guanacaste Resort And Spa Costa Rica
Jw Marriott Santa Cruz
Marriott Santa Cruz
JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Playa Avellanas
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo > Playa Avellanas
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Dining (245)
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October 16, 2018|
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Response from Patty J | Reviewed this property |
Ours was on the first floor but it was very large.
October 7, 2018|
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Response from james w | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the concierge can book everything for you. I heard someone say last week (October) they saw a whale breach while on a catamaran excursion, so I would imagine in December it would be more of the same. You will want to... More
October 4, 2018|
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Response from j0ep67 | Reviewed this property |
They authorized $1000, but it did not get charged to the card -- it was in a "Pending" state the whole time until check-out when everything was reconciled.
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"Be aware that when you open your balcony doors the air conditioning cuts off. You have to close the doors..."
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"Beach view rooms are a must!"
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