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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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Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel had a wonderful swimming pool with a great view of sunsets on the ocean - really the most beautiful hotel pool I have seen. It also had wonderful beds which were so great and comfortable. The food was buffet and everything was well prepared and lots of selections. We had a very restful time here. It was part... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were at the JW Marriott with my husband's company meeting for 4 nights. The grounds are absolutely spectacular! The staff is the friendliest I have ever met. The food was spectacular (though ours was included in our company stay so we didn't have to pay). The resort is quite secluded, but if you have a rental car, it doesn't... More 

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

Dear Melanie K, Thank you so much for your wonderful comments! Is good to know that you and your husband had the time to adventure to other beaches nearby. Conchal is beautiful and Lolas is began to be a popular place for our guests. I am pleased to know that you had a great time here and we hope to... More 

Halifax, Canada
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36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well this was part two of a trip to Costa Rica that we took 4 years ago and stayed in the Arenal Mountain area and San Jose. We were supposed to spend a week there and then a week and the JW but my husband was hospitalized and we never made it. So we decide that we would fly into... More 

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

Thank you very much 2travellingstones for your fantastic review! It feels nice read your review and know that you really spend a wonderful time during your stay with us and that we help you for that to happen. Roberto is great and he was very grateful with you for said those great comments about him. Next time try Canopy and... More 

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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is by far one of the friendliest Marriott locations I have ever stayed at. The staff goes out of their way to accommodate you. Every restaurant on the property was excellent. I ate at every one. The Tamarine was excellent Asian Fusion and the Vietnamese Flan was AWESOME. My wife usually is ready to go at the end of... More 

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

Dear Ron B we really appreciate your time writing this great review about your experience at our Resort. Promise your wife that in your next trip both can stay longer and keep enjoying our services besides of different tour and activities available in this area. Kindest regards, Jesus Gonzalez General Manager More 

Eau Claire
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45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We are staying with friends in a condo in Tamarindo this week. My wife and I came down a few days early to be pampered by the Marriott crew. They did not disappoint us. We had a great stay and would recommend to anyone who wants to be taken care of.

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

Dear JackEauClaire, For us the most important is to take care of our guests for them to have the best experience, and is gratifying for me to know that we meet our goal with you. We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back soon. Thank you for your great review. Sincerely, Jesus Gonzalez General Manager More 

Belmont, California
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a resort that is secluded and out of the way, then this is it. The grounds are beautiful, the pool area and beach quite nice, the rooms spacious and the staff pleasant. That said, it is really out of the way ( a good 90 minutes from the airport) and really not close to much... More 

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

Dear Korie P; We appreciate your positive comments about the resort and we are glad to know you liked the grounds, the pool and the service received by the staff. On the other hand I regret to know that our location did not meet your expectations. We do not have rain forest in this part of Costa Rica but you... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I spend the last weekend of January with my family in your property , our experience at you hotel was relaxing and enjoyable. The person who did our check in make us feel more than welcoming, the bellman, and housekeeper. The person who did our room left a note in the bed of my daughter and did something special with... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed in the busiest part of the year right after new years day. First the positives: The room was great with very comfortable beds, a great bathroom, and a nice balcony. Our balcony looked over the pool and the ocean and we thought it was pretty great but note that about half the rooms with face the other direction where... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I flew from Chicago to Liberia, Costa Rica for a six night stay, paid for by her company. We were met at the airport promptly by a representative of the hotel for a 90-ish minute drive to the resort. This was my first time in Costa Rica. It's a very beautiful Latin American country and without exception... More 

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New york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel. Really great staff. This place is so relaxing. Not a lot of entertainment, but we were not looking for that anyway. My husband birthday and we were looking for relaxation. Grounds are immaculate, pool is amazing. Watching the sunset was the highlight. We did the borequin excursion it was fun. We just can't say enough about this place.... More 

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