We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
2017-11-05 2017-11-06
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

    Hacienda Pinilla, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
    Hotel website
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    Nov 5 Nov 6
     32 people are viewing this hotel
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$339
    View Deal
    Traveller (1915)
    Pool & Beach (581)
    Room & Suite (501)
    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good25%
    • Average10%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “steak house” (82 reviews)
    “hacienda pinilla” (108 reviews)
    Free Internet
    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
    Housekeeping
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa
    Special Offer: Earn a Free Night
    Hotel packages
    Hotel deals
    Deals
    Nov 5Nov 6
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    • Check booking site for details
      US$339
      View Deal
    • Check booking site for details
      US$339
      View Deal
    • Check booking site for details
      US$339
      View Deal
    View all 82 deals
    Write a Review
    Reviews (2,518)
    There are newer reviews for JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    731 - 735 of 2,309 reviews

    Reviewed 26 October 2015

    The Hotel is approximately 1.15 hours from the Liberia airport. There was no traffic so it was a nice ride and the cost was $125 USD. The hotel is absolutely beautiful and every staff member that we came in contact with (Ana Mariela/check in, Carlos...More

    Thank La_Verne2
    Reviewed 21 October 2015

    This property has it all. Amazing architecture, amazing service, great food, one of the best pools and beaches, helpful staff and some of the finest guest rooms with balconies you will find. We visited in the off season so had the place to ourselves!

    1  Thank CaboRobNB
    Reviewed 20 October 2015

    It is located in a beautiful elegant old style Hacienda, but with all the conforts of a modern resort. Huge pools right by the beach, great rooms, nice restaurants. When I first got there I thought it was located in kind of a secluted part...More

    1  Thank lizmari
    Reviewed 14 October 2015

    We ended up at this hotel for a week coming in the middle of the night be cause we didn't know where to go after having issues at a house rental on playa flamingo. The staff who greeted us were very friendly and accommodating. The...More

    1  Thank Charise S
    Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

    We just returned from a five night stay on points at the JW last week. It is a stunning oceanfront resort with the biggest pool in Central America. My review would really be 4.5 stars but I can't figure out how to do that! I...More

    2  Thank rckwygirl76
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 19 November 2015

    For all of us it was a pleasure to serve you and make you feel like at home. I am so glad to know that you truly enjoyed your stay and your notice about coming back means a lot to us. Nothing makes us happier...More

    The Westin Golf Resort & Spa, Playa Conchal - An All-Inclusive Resort
    4,196 reviews
    #1 of 3 hotels in Playa Conchal
     
    Occidental Tamarindo
    2,455 reviews
    #1 of 1 hotels in Playa Langosta
     
    Cala Luna Luxury Boutique Hotel & Villas
    1,120 reviews
    #4 of 24 hotels in Tamarindo
     
    Hotel Capitan Suizo Beach Front Hotel Boutique
    1,240 reviews
    #3 of 24 hotels in Tamarindo
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    GreenPartner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free Internet
    • 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
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$168 - US$766 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 310
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, Travelocity, Orbitz, Cancelon, Hotwire, HotelQuickly, TripOnline SA and getaroom.com so you can book your JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Tamarindo >
    • Playa Avellanas
    • 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 Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Playa Avellanas
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (1915)
    Pool & Beach (581)
    Room & Suite (501)
    Dining (214)
    Hotel & Grounds (1112)
    Bathroom (51)
    Family and Play Areas (7)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
    Nearby
    The Westin Golf Resort & Spa, Playa Conchal - An All-Inclusive Resort
    4,196 reviews
    17.64 km away
     
    Hotel Capitan Suizo Beach Front Hotel Boutique
    1,240 reviews
    5.43 km away
     
    Cala Luna Luxury Boutique Hotel & Villas
    1,120 reviews
    5.30 km away
     
    Occidental Tamarindo
    2,455 reviews
    4.70 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Restaurante Azul Pool Grill
    91 reviews
    .05 km away
    Lola's
    1,640 reviews
    2.22 km away
    El Sapo Ristopizza Cocktail Bar
    306 reviews
    4.68 km away
    HiR Fine Dining - Jungle Culinary Adventure
    29 reviews
    5.52 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Playa Avellana
    899 reviews
    2.19 km away
    Pinilla Canopy Tour
    299 reviews
    4.57 km away
    Hacienda Pinilla Golf Club
    46 reviews
    1.26 km away
    Avellanas Surf School
    134 reviews
    2.05 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Piper L
    17 October 2017|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    Response from beachbabes512 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, they have hair dryers and also shampoo,conditioners and lotions. Just about everything you would want is replenished daily.
    0
    Votes
    Zerinvari1
    14 October 2017|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from Alex G | Reviewed this property |
    Nothing too special (like in Marriott at Caymans they give you a free seem with dolphins etc.) You will get a decent upgrade- either room size of ocean front. Free breakfast for the family. I believe you can get free beach... More
    1
    Vote
    Jenjen415
    26 September 2017|
    AnswerShow all 6 answers
    Response from Tony T | Reviewed this property |
    At least 75 to 90 mins. You can book a transport or rent a car.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "I prefer more quaint hotels, not this place."
    Read review
    "Ask for ocean front not just ocean view"
    Read review
    "All rooms are wonderful"
    Read review
    "ocean view rooms are killer!"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing