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    JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

    Hacienda Pinilla, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
    +1 844-631-0595
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    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good25%
    • Average10%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    We ate at restaurant on pool level. The chairs are super dangerous. Back legs are way forward making a slight tilt back very dangerous. Young man at next table smacked his head on tile floor. Law suit waitingg to happen. Be careful.

    Thank Mkieler1
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We stayed here in 2014 and loved it. So to celebrate my birthday we booked a corner suite 324 and are actually here now. For what we spent on a two room ocean front room, I would expect them to maintain basic issues better. They...More

    Thank WisconsinTraveler7
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    PROS: Beautiful property. Amazing pool/ beach. Captivating sunsets. Overall friendly staff. CONS: -Sub par level for a JW signature property. -Little to no benefits for Platinum Elite Status. No complimentry breakfast, except a 20% discount on food. -No complimentary shuttle. A ride to the local...More

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    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    This hotel is beautiful and the staff are absolutely amazing. The food was not only a complete rip off, but was seriously sub par. We actually left the resort on multiple occasions to get food. Even with the price of a cab, the food was...More

    1  Thank Britanie L
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Britanie L; I am pleased to know that you liked the Resort and the service received by our staff. Remember that here in Costa Rica at JW Marriott Guanacaste you can find a home away from home. On the other hand I regret to...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    The facilitates are great, beautiful pool, large and gracious public spaces. Their employees are overall very friendly and willing to help out. We would come back. We had a great check-in experience and were given a beautiful room. The rooms are well represented on their...More

    Thank hate2go
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free Internet
    • 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
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
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    • $209 - $1,014 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible 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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    Sobarose
    November 7, 2017|
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    Response from minivaca-lover83 | Reviewed this property |
    its open 24hours
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    November 7, 2017|
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    Response from hereinoregon | Reviewed this property |
    Yes you can, I even saw one family with a giant flamingo!
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    October 29, 2017|
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    Response from Kevin O | Reviewed this property |
    I can understand your concern! We landed October 8, 2017 and we had the same concern before departing for Costa Rica. We continued with our trip after receiving information that the hotel was okay and that most roads were... More
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    "Ocean front or view were nice."
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    "The corner pool/ocean view room was very nice - balcony was great!"
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    "You do not need an ocean room view. The hotel grounds are very nice."
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    "go with oceanview"
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