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JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica

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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The JW Marriot Guanacaste was a dream come true resort in Costa Rica. The layout, and the design of the resort were spectacular, and offered every luxurious amenity one could ask for. The grounds were impeccable, and the rooms were flawless. I am writing this post specifically to discuss the superb level of service displayed throughout the JW Marriot Guanacaste,... More 

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a long weekend vacation at JW Marriott in Guanacaste. It's a beautiful location and setting, the rooms very spacious and confortable, my kids loved the pools. The buffet breakfast was amazing and liked very much the Azul Grill, and Azul Pool Bar. We didn't have a good experience at Mansita's Restaurant for dinner, the food and service that... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a magnificent resort with luxurious, but not a stuffy feel! Very well manicured grounds and a lot of tropical bird and monkey sounds from a distance. The staff was extremely courteous and the rooms were just breath taking. Our balcony overlooked the pool with the ocean in the distant view. We were a family of four traveling with... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to the JW Marriott in Guanacaste over spring break in March as a family. First, it is a beautiful hotel. The rooms are spacious, the pool is huge, and the sunset view is priceless. We were even upgraded to a suite, which gave our family a lot more room. If I were rating this only on the beauty... More 

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Greenwood, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was amazed at the layout of this property. It just didn't have the feel of a giant chain resort. The way it's laid out makes it seem much smaller and intimate. The hacienda style was a nice welcome. Stunningly gorgeous. The food was 5 star and off the chart. The rooms were amazing. I could go on and on... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the J W Marriott Hotel for two nights while on a tour with Caravan. The room we had was awesome - spacious and comfortable. The entire area, including pool, gardens and beach are beautiful. The food and service in the restaurant was the best of all the hotels visited while on the Caravan tour. My only complaint... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here with a Caravan tour. The resort is beautiful. The pool is amazing. The beach view is wonderful. Fantastic rooms (and the only place we stayed where you can flush the paper). The food was very good.

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Wilmington, N.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the privilege of staying at the J W Marriott Hotel in Guanacaste, Costa Rica recently on a Caravan Tour. The hotel is right on the Pacific Ocean in a private reserve. The facility and grounds are impeccably well cared for and the staff are very friendly. The infinity pool is the largest in Central America and is a... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The property is trully a 5 star place with great rooms an awesome pool, beautiful gardens and great restaurants. The beach is just "nice" and kind of small. Also about an hour away from the airport. It's worth to ask about other activities as there is Golf, Tenis, Scuba, Zip lining and Volcano trekking relatively near.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This resort is situated in a gated community of vacation home and open space. The resort is lovely, but if you are looking for "stuff to do" you will have to take a shuttle to activities or rent a car. We come here for the warm water, the weather and to relax. There are plenty of activities off property, that... More 

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