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    JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

    Hacienda Pinilla, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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    Traveler (1866)
    Pool & Beach (571)
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    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good25%
    • Average10%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    “costa rica” (514 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness center
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    Business Center
    Golf course
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    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We expect a first class experience with a JW Marriott. We were disappointed. The setting is lovely, overlooking the beach. Our room was nice and housekeeping staff did a nice job. The pool area is huge and the big focus of the grounds. However, it...More

    Thank Kit703
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded yesterday

    Dear Kit703; I am glad to know that you liked the resort been in front of the beach and the pool. However I regret to know that we did not meet your expectations. We appreciate very much your feedback. We will take your comments to...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Staff was awsome the Costarien people are the nicest people in the Caribbean I have been all over that is why I come back. The Azul Bartenders were the BEST ever FIVE STARS for ALL of Them. Thank You all . But be careful of...More

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    Thank kennethcaldwell7
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Everything from the hotel grounds to the service to the views were beyond amazing. They take pride in this hotel and it shows. It's the little things such as a different kind of chocolate placed on your bed everyday or the ice bucket filled every...More

    Thank CrabbyKing93
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    I travel for business about 200 nights/year, so I know about hotels and service levels. Sometimes people forget that the first impression when you arrive to your hotel/destination it is the time when you set the stage for your stay. I usually don't write reviews,...More

    Thank Dave C
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We stayed for a week at the resort. I would suggest if you are comfortable driving in the country you might want to rent a car. We had a car and could leave and explore whenever we wanted. The resort itself is beautiful but far...More

    Thank Kelly S
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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
    • $141 - $811 (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 (1866)
    Pool & Beach (571)
    Room & Suite (496)
    Dining (212)
    Hotel & Grounds (1078)
    Bathroom (51)
    Family and Play Areas (6)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (5)
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    dehemphill
    July 15, 2017|
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    Response from R.s. G | Reviewed this property |
    We also had the room with the shower and toilet behind a shower curtain and we found out those are rooms for disabled people, that's why the shower is set up like that...so a wheelchair can roll in. The floor did indeed get... More
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    July 14, 2017|
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    Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they do as Kris H. stated.
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    July 11, 2017|
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    Response from Kristen H | Reviewed this property |
    We are just there two weeks ago, I suggest rain slickers if you plan to do excursions. We got rain a few times in the afternoon while doing hikes etc. the portable rain slickers came in handy. Although the rain was very... More
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    "514: You can access the public wifi without having to pay anything extra. Great views of the pool and ocean..."
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    "Request a higher level floor with ocean front to hear the waves"
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    "Upgraded for a small charge to an ocean front room."
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    "rent a car"
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