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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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Pasadena, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The infinity pool is supposed to be the largest in Central America! It was a very nice pool. The rooms were nice. I appreciated the patio connected to the room where I could sit and enjoy a drink. The beach is nice and beautiful however it is a rather small section of beach roped off because on each side of... More 

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Washington, dc
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently spent 4 nights here at the JW and greatly enjoyed ourselves. Perfect for those looking to just wind down and sit by the pool (and it's a nice pool) and relax after more adventures activities in other parts of Costa Rica. The rooms are spacious and in good condition, and the staff was friendly and very helpful. Like... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are a family of four with kids ages 14&16. We loved the pool, the proximity to the beach, and the service. Staying here is like being in the lap of luxury! The only downside is slow wifi in the rooms, but we're not on vacation to be on our phones!

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Folsom, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
29 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on a multi-thousand acre private property this resort is very nice but isolated. It is situated about 5 miles from its private entrance. The resort is situated very close to the Pacific ocean. The beach area is nice but can be very windy. The rooms are also very nice but overpriced. The staff is friendly and accommodating. The resorts... More 

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Williston, SC, USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our wonderful Caravan tour allowed us to stay In a dreamy setting surrounding a lovely dreamland: that is called JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa. Did I think I'd ever stay in such a lovely place? Not in a million years. The rooms are quite large, professionally decorated, and creatively designed. Looking out of the room or from one's outdoor... More 

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Salem, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent two nights at the Guanacaste J.W. Marriott and was not disappointed by all the buildup our Caravan tour guide gave us about the hotels getting better as we continued our tour. It was elegant, the food was great, the pool unbelievable, and the staff friendly and helpful. The view from our room looked like the grasslands in Africa! An... More 

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

Dear Polly Y, Guanacaste is very dry during summer but it looks completely different around September. Everything looks green and colorful. You should try this season next time. I am glad to know that you enjoyed your two nights stay with us and I hope all the group did too. We are very pleased to know that you had a... More 

Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I visited Liberia & Tamarindo in January and truly enjoyed our stay at JW Marriott Resort. Upon arrival, we were provided with cool towels for our hands and fresh fruit juice. Hammocks hang around the perimeter of the resort for relaxation while the rooms are very spacious - roomy balconies with outdoor fans, large tubs with separate... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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139 reviews 139 reviews
25 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely setting. Awesome pools, you can swim in a very interesting pool, with an infinity edge, overlooking the ocean. Great rooms! A bit out of the way, but worth it, once you arrive. Plan to stay for a week, and really enjoy the facilities

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

Dear Runawaywinterbirds, I hope you enjoyed all the activities that we offer and also some of the Tours that are available nearby during your stay. I am gratified to know that your experience was satisfactory and that you truly enjoyed our services. Regards, Jesus Gonzalez General Manager More 

Millburn, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family had a great time at this resort. Our elementary-aged girls enjoyed the shallow pools that meandered through the middle of the property. There's a small swimming area in the ocean as well. We were in a room with an ocean view, and it provided a very tranquil feel. You could open up some bathroom doors to enjoy an... More 

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

Dear JWK07078, I am pleased to know that your girls enjoyed the pool and had fun at the Kids club with Andrea and Victor. We try to offer variety of food at the breakfast buffet, Lunch and dinner at Mansita Restaurant. I am glad you liked it! Since you already tried our summer season I invite you to come in... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am currently staying at the resort right now and after reading some of the previous reviews, I feel like I have to update everyone on the changes I have noticed based on guest reviews. 1. Though the main lobby receptionist weren't the friendliest, they were very professional and after checking us in, she gave us a quick run by... More 

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

WOW! This is great review! THANK YOU so much Cdelacruz2005. I truly hope that you enjoyed the rest of your stay. If you are still on property it will be my pleasure to meet you. All the comments and feedback received is our best tool to improve day by day. I am glad you have noticed. I will addressed your... More 

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