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    JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

    Hacienda Pinilla, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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    2017-10-292017-10-30
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    Private Balcony
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    Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

    Beautiful property, excellent service, the personnel is always looking to assist. Still to work on the open restaurants but generally speaking good. Definitely a must to visit hotel in Costa Rica.........

    5  Thank Fabrizio L
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 21 January 2015

    Thank you so much Fabrizio L for your recommendation and great comments. It is pleasant for us to know that you enjoyed the resort and service. Sincerely, Jesus Gonzalez General Manager

    Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

    We came here excited after reading all the great reviews yet apparently for us we aren't experiencing a good one. The first day was completely disappointing for me and my family. Mostly in regards to the service it was terrible in the Mansita restaurant; some...More

    4  Thank Karina O
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 10 January 2015

    Dear KarinaO, We appreciate your feedback in regards to our Mansita Restaurant. We truly apologize for the inconvenience. After we receive this message I have addressed your comments to our Food And Beverage Director to start corrective actions. I hope you have enjoyed the rest...More

    Reviewed 8 January 2015

    This hotel continues to satisfy high expectations. The hotel itself is great but what makes it really, really special is the great staff. Everywhere one goes the staff is friendly and helpful. Highly recommend this hotel. Accommodations are excellent and the location is great if...More

    1  Thank LoveToTravelNJ63
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 12 January 2015

    Dear LoveToTravel INJ63 for us it was a pleasure to welcome you back. Your comments are great. Thank you! I will convey your message to all our staff, since they are the stars of the resort. It fills me with satisfaction to know that you...More

    Reviewed 8 January 2015

    I stayed for two nights as part of a travel group. The employees were incredibly nice and the grounds were spotless. The room was large and very nice - I didnt have a great view, but I didnt want a view of the pool or...More

    Thank Jennifer T
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 12 January 2015

    Dear Jennifer T, Reading your review and finding out that you enjoyed our resort and service is so gratifying to me. Thank you so much for sharing your experience with all of us. We are in the middle of nature that is why is easy...More

    Reviewed 7 January 2015

    This resort is set on the beach in one of the most picturesque parts of Costa Rica. The resort itself is built in the traditional plantation style and is staffed by the most professional helpful staff one can imagine. We absolutely loved the setting, the...More

    1  Thank U N
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 12 January 2015

    Dear U N, Thank you for your great review. I am pleased to know that you liked the room, resort itself and the service received from our team. I hope you had the chance to enjoy watching the sunset from the Terrace at our NAU...More

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    About
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    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$161 - US$691 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • 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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    Piper L
    17 October 2017|
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    Response from melissamM1999TM | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, there is a blow dryer in the room along with small bottles of toiletries that are replenished daily. The bathrooms are really nice with a tub and a shower.
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    14 October 2017|
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    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
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    Jenjen415
    26 September 2017|
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    Response from Tony T | Reviewed this property |
    At least 75 to 90 mins. You can book a transport or rent a car.
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