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    JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

    Hacienda Pinilla, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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          Overview
          • Excellent59%
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          Reviewed 2 days ago

          We had a great time at this beautiful resort. The pool is amazing. We had a direct oceanfront King room. It was very nice to walk out of the sliding glass door right out to the ocean. The patio was a nice size and had...More

          Thank Robin R
          Reviewed 3 days ago

          Clean, beautiful, relaxing. Great place for a family. We spent four nights with our two young kids. The breakfast was amazing, staff extremely friendly and room stunning. The pool was great for our kids and they very much enjoyed the kids club. A big thank...More

          Thank AandBM
          Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 2 days ago

          Dear AandBM; We are pleased to hear that you and your kids spend a wonderful time with us. I will share your comments with Xiomara, I am sure she will be happy to know that your kids loved her and want to come back. I...More

          Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

          We overall enjoyed our stay at the hotel but thankfully we're advised to rent a car otherwise we would have to rely on others to entertain/transport us. The surrounding areas are so interesting and fun. Take advantage of the locale. The beach club restaurant within...More

          1  Thank mdubsmd
          Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 2 days ago

          Dear Mdubsmd; I would like to let you know that for us it was a pleasure been your host and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back someday. I am glad to know that you liked the Resort and the service received...More

          Reviewed 6 days ago

          We had another great visit to the JW Marriott Guanacaste and will be coming back again...hopefully very soon. Marco Barrantes, Front Desk Manager, was fantastic and followed-up several times during our stay to ensure everything was meeting our expectations and treats guests like they are...More

          4  Thank WorldBeachTraveler
          Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 2 days ago

          Thank you WorldBeachTRaveler for your excellent review and be a loyal guest! We truly hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back soon too. I have addressed your comments with Marco and with all out team. Thank you again. We will be waiting for...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

          The hotel was very beautiful, rooms were clean and the staff was very helpful and friendly, the pool was great.I gave it a 3 for a few reasons. First of all, this hotel is inconvenient if you want to hang out in town. It takes...More

          3  Thank minivaca-lover83
          Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 1 week ago

          Dear Minivaca_lover83; We are pleased to know that you liked the Resort however we regret we did not completely meet your expectations. Yes we are 20 or 25 minutes away from Tamarindo, but there is a company in house that provide a shuttle service during...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
          • Beachfront
          • Room Service
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Business Center 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 Center with Gym / Workout Room
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Spa
          • Hot Tub
          • Golf course
          Details
          • Price range
          • $178 - $696 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms ,
          • Family 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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          Traveler (1807)
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          Samantha P
          We are thinking of going there in August, someone in our party has a severe peanut and nut allergy, has anyone stayed here that had one? Is the hotel able to accommodate it? Will there be a language barrier?
          June 6, 2017|
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          Response from Lowell S | Reviewed this property |
          That should not be a problem. Most staff speak English and the chefs can accommodate
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          JHfromJersey
          What are the options for transportation to and from LIR airport?
          May 30, 2017|
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          Response from RebMom2 | Reviewed this property |
          We rented a car. My husband always wants to explore his own way. If you do, opt for an SUV or truck, roads are terrible!!
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          L3702ITjohnk
          We will be there in July. What onsite company handles day excursions? Would like to get an idea of what is offered ahead of time to help plan our stay. Thank you!
          May 29, 2017|
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          Response from asuindian88 | Reviewed this property |
          You can go on line and book many of the tours (to find most tours ) Google tours of Costa Rica or you can book them at the hotel. I suggest the following. Palo Verde National Park and Coffee Tour is a two part tour ( The... More
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