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JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica

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Hacienda Pinilla, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

resort is housed on the grounds of an old hacienda which is steeped in history itself. The rooms are magnificent with every amenity available, typical of any JW. bathroom floor was slippery so be warned and put a towel down.The largest pools in South America are indeed a place to indulge in. Swim or walk under bridges and observe wonderful... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a great time here! My son and husband surf, and this was a great spot for them to have fun while my daughter and I could relax around a pool and get some sun! We spend almost every day at the Beach Club on the property and ventured down to Lola's for some delicious meals whenever we could... More 

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Rowlett, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just returned from the JW Marriott and absolutely loved it. We took our 16 and 10 year old grandchildren and they loved it as much as we did. We were on the 5th floor with a view of the pool and ocean. The rooms are good sized and had a nice balcony with patio furniture, a fan and screen... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently spent 10 days at the JW Marriott Guanacaste for our honeymoon and it was the most memorable vacation. The hotel and staff were incredible. Everyone was so friendly and welcoming. The resort was so peaceful and relaxing. We couldn't have asked for a better honeymoon. We are so thankful that we chose the JW and hope to be back... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently went to trip and stayed this hotel , we spent 2 nights here , the property is big , they have huge pools connect together, I would said the pools are probably the best feature of this hotel , with few sections connect together with bridges over few parts you can swimming under, they as lo have lots... More 

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorites places. The remote location and the long beaches to walk on are just amazing. My wife and I can walk for miles and not see hardly anyone. To get to one of the most beautiful beaches, just take a short drive to playa langosta. It's white sand beaches mix with black sand are a work of... More 

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Scituate, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was a very different Marriott appearance wise than any I have visited. It was decorated very tropically. The hotel was very comfortable, well laid out and the hotel was kept clean like none I have seen. The rooms were beautiful. They had lots of activities for young adults 19 - 27 year olds. They were run orderly and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms and infrastructure are excellent. Very clean. Pool and gym very good but wifi is only good at bedrooms, no wifi at gym and very weak at the pool. Staff is very kind and helpful. Breakfast buffet is excellent. Tamarine and Sabanero restaurants have great food but Mansita's dishes for lunch and dinner are poorly executed. Services like classes and... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The property is beautiful and the food was good. Our problem was we paid JW Marriott prices and got Marriott service. The peers to JW Marriott are the Ritz and other high end hotels. It was not even comparable to what you'd expect. For instance, there is a golf course near the hotel (on property but not close enough to... More 

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GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Bentina T, We truly appreciate your valuable comments and feedback in regards to the service received by our Front staff. I have reviewed your comments with our team and Front Office manager in order to improve our service and create better experiences to our guests. I regret to hear this because I always receive good comments about our bellman... More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This a truly luxury hotel in Guanacaste. The hotel is large but quiet and peaceful, the swimming pool is breathtaking and the beach without being spectacular is private and safe though a little rocky. The rooms are not in the big side but are very well appointed, excellent beds and the bathrooms with separate shower and the bathtub open to... More 

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