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    JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

    Hacienda Pinilla, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
    +1 844-631-0595
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    Free Internet
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    We were traveling to NA from Europe for a wedding in Chicago. We needed to find a location with great weather, adventure and a place that could cater to my dietary needs. I had gotten a rare bacterial disease of my small intestine that made...More

    Thank njhermes
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded yesterday

    I am soo glad to hear that Njhermes. This comments are very important to us since it show us that we meat our goal creating a memorable experience to you and your family. Your happiness because the experience it means a lot. Thank you very...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Very nice property although a bit warn, upgrades in several areas I E pool lounges chairs old and dirty, umbrellas broken Landscaping could use work. The staff is very attentive and helpful and friendly, they pretty much will do everything to accommodate your needs within...More

    Thank kevin O
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded yesterday

    Dear Kevin O; I am glad to know that you liked the food and service received by our staff. For us the most important is to make feel our guest like at home. We appreciate your feedback you can be sure that we will take...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Yes, it's on the ocean and yes it's a JW Marriott, but let's face it, it's not that impressive really. I've stayed other places in Costa Rica that were much nicer! My all time favorite is Arenal at the foot of the volcano!.More

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

    Dear Dave P; I am glad to know that you liked Costa Rica and beauty of their nature. Arenal is gorgeous and is very different from Guanacaste area. Here you can find beautiful beaches and during the summer is dry, Arenal is always green and...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Absolutely beautiful resort!! The staff is amazing. I've never stayed at a hotel where my room is cleaned up more than once a day. We go out and come back and the room has been tidied up again! Room service is awesome, hot and delicious....More

    Thank shivers492
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you Shivers492 for this great review! I am pleased to know that you had a fantastic time and that you liked the resort and service. We are here for you at any time, for us it would be a pleasure to welcome you back...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed at the JW Marriott Guanacaste for our anniversary. Upon making our reservation I began to communicate, via email, with the concierge team (David and Marrianne), who were very helpful and prompt. I arranged airport transfer through the on-site transport company "Go Costa Rica."...More

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

    Dear Kevin O; I am glad to hear that you spend a great time during your visit. All our guests are very important to us and our Marriott Rewards Members are special and that is why we offer some additional benefit for them since Breakfast...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
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    • 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
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    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Playa Avellanas
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    • Jw Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica Hotel Santa Cruz ,
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    • JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Playa Avellanas
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    October 17, 2017|
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    Response from beachbabes512 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, they have hair dryers and also shampoo,conditioners and lotions. Just about everything you would want is replenished daily.
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    Response from Alex G | Reviewed this property |
    Nothing too special (like in Marriott at Caymans they give you a free seem with dolphins etc.) You will get a decent upgrade- either room size of ocean front. Free breakfast for the family. I believe you can get free beach... More
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    September 26, 2017|
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    Response from Tony T | Reviewed this property |
    At least 75 to 90 mins. You can book a transport or rent a car.
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