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    JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

    Hacienda Pinilla, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good25%
    • Average10%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    “costa rica” (518 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Golf Course
    Dry Cleaning
    Kids Club
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    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 19 September 2015

    I am a lifetime Platinum and have stayed at Marriott's all over the world. My family and I spent 6 nights here. I booked two rooms with an ocean view. This is not a company Marriott but a lease. However, the General Manager was very...More

    3  Thank Bob K
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 6 October 2015

    Thank you Bob K! Your review really fill us of satisfaction. For us it is very important to know that you and your family had a great time with us and that you really enjoyed our services. Your comments are very important to us and...More

    Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

    This stay was a gift from my son. It was awesome! The pool was amazing, but not as awesome as the private beach. The rooms were beautiful. The resort was a ways from other attractions, however, the hotel had a shuttle that took us to...More

    3  Thank AngelRoxx
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 6 October 2015

    Dear AngelRoxx, We feel very fortunate for being chosen to spend your first vacation in Costa Rica and even more to know that your experience was awesome as you mentioned. We hope to have you back for a second visit.. Thank you AngelRoxx for your...More

    Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

    I was very happy with this Resort. Very friendly staff and the room was perfect. Truly enjoyed my stay except for wishing there were live music. In the evening tends to get very boring after dinner. Wish there were some entertainment for the Guests.More

    2  Thank minty8767
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 6 October 2015

    Dear Minty8767, Thank you very much for your wonderful comments and we are glad to know that you liked the resort and enjoyed your room and treatment. I would like to inform you that we are working on some ideas to implement this next season...More

    Reviewed 15 September 2015

    Hotel was a little over an hour from Liberia Airport. Airport is super small and easy. We rented a car. None of the car rentals are on site but they come pick you up, and some might fight over your business. Spring for the SUV...More

    6  Thank Melissa P
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 25 September 2015

    THANK YOU Melissa P for such a wonderful review about the Resort and Service! It means a lot for us since the most important is your happiness and satisfaction. Is good to know how fun and relaxing time you had during your stay with us....More

    Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

    I went with my wife and parents for a weekend 3 days and two nights. Great climate, room with ocean view , we tried the meat restaurant, the japanes and the one from the pool everything delicious. The chef Sergio in the meat restaurant prepare...More

    Thank Juanpjimenez
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 25 September 2015

    Gracias Juanpjimentez for your great comments! We hope to have a new opportunity to welcome you back and make you feel at home. I am pleased to know that you enjoyed our food and service received by Sergio. Warmest regards, Jesus Gonzalez General Manager

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Golf Course
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    • Price range
    • US$194 - US$882 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 310
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Tamarindo >
    • Playa Avellanas
    • Also Known As
    • Jw Marriott Guanacaste Resort And Spa Costa Rica ,
    • Jw Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica Hotel Santa Cruz ,
    • Jw Marriott Santa Cruz ,
    • Marriott Santa Cruz ,
    • JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Playa Avellanas
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    Traveller (1889)
    Pool & Beach (580)
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    Dining (214)
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    pickytraveler21
    24 July 2017|
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    Response from Alex G | Reviewed this property |
    I wasn't able to locate their email, but you can chat with them via the Marriott App - I tried that.
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    dehemphill
    15 July 2017|
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    Response from lellieu | Reviewed this property |
    Bathroom is perfectly normal. The restroom is separate and has a door. There is a bathtub and a rain shower. There are sliders in between the bedroom and bathroom which you can close of course.
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    Higbie
    14 July 2017|
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    Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they do as Kris H. stated.
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    Room Tips
    "We were in room 122 ocean view ground floor it was 1 minute away from the pool and the ocean."
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    "If you have few extra bucks to spend, ask for the ocean front rooms. Worth every cent."
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    "We loved the first floor ocean view. My sons had a third floor ocean view room which was great too."
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    "4th or 5th floor ocean view, very quiet and beautiful"
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