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JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

AMOMA$216*
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05/07/2017 05/08/2017
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SAN FRANCISCO
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Best resort we have ever stayed at this Marriott has friendly and helpful employees every where. Loved the help we got from the concierge almost daily and the private garden tour made the wife very happy. Loved the little things they do to make your stay special. Coming back to the hotel with turndown service and a new animal design...

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New York City, New York
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The iguanas are all over the pool area. The raccoons actually took my tote bag by the pool looking for food. The howler monkeys howl all day. I would suggest getting a room on the second floor as first floor you can get more bugs. One night it was my sister in law's birthday and waiter suggested we have cake...

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just stayed 5 nights at this fantastic resort. The hotel staff members are excellent - very attentive to every need. The pool area is large and magnificent. The resort is a short distance away from Tamarindo, the closest beach town with shops and lots of restaurants and bars. If you have a car, it is very worthwhile to make...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Spent 6 nights here. Setting and ambient are top class with a relaxing Spanish type Hacienda style building. Was impressed by the main entrance and lobby as well as the vast expense of the pools. Beach is nice but too rough to go into. Several restaurants at the hotel, all with excellent service. JW Marriott burger st Azuls is good....

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Orland Park, Illinois
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The only reason this is not 5 stars is because the beach there is rocky but you can walk over to the Beach Club and swim in the ocean there. The property is clean and beautiful. The pool runs all the way to the beach and turns into an infinity pool at the end. Everyone there goes out of their...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

How can I say that the JW Marriott in Guanacaste is most likely one of the best hotels I have ever visited! My husband insisted that I write a review of this property because of the level of service all of them provided. We made our trip during Easter week 2017. First we were checked-in by Flor, an amazing friendly...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The property is gorgeous with a Spanish theme, epic pool and very comfortable rooms. We stayed in a room right on the beach and loved the epic sunsets. The only gripe is that the location is fairly remote. Diria National Park is nearby but other attractions are far. Furthermore, it has the feel of a resort where you're supposed to...

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Smithfield, Virginia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Couldn't ask for better regarding comfort and staff. Sunset view from a common area balcony and the beach was outstanding. The pool is quite large and meandering with plenty of lounge chairs. We were with a tour group so I'm not certain about restaurants as we ate in the same room for all meals. However, the meals consisted of a...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of the best kept properties in the region. The staff have mostly been with the hotel since it opened about 7 years ago. This place is always on point, seriously giving Four Seasons a run for their money. beach is on site with a beach club around the corner. food is,well...just okay. the steak house cuts are...

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Delaware
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spend a glorious week at the hotel. Background is that we have stayed at the Ritz in Jamaica, Grand Cayman and Puerto Rico, also the Marriott in San Juan Puerto Rico and Aruba. This was by far the best. ROOM We stayed in a one bedroom suite ocean view. The view of the sunset every night was breathtaking. It...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Live an authentic Costa Rican experience in a luxury hacienda style resort in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. The JW Marriott Guanacaste is surrounded by the splendors of Costa Rican rich biodiversity. This resort & spa sits oceanfront and is the only international branded hotel close to Tamarindo town. The resort is located right at Mansita beach and guests can choose from four other beaches within Hacienda Pinilla. Next to the resort you will find an equestrian center, tennis courts, and an 18-hole golf course with coastal layout. Off-site activities such as surfing lessons, zip lining, horseback riding, white water rafting, kayaking, bird & monkey watching and ATV tours can be arranged on site. You can also arrange tours to nearby locations such as Arenal Volcano, Rincon de la Vieja Volcano & National Park or Guachipelin thermal hot springs. Enjoy surf beaches with excellent year-round waves and warm water, visit turtle nesting sanctuaries or observe a great variety of wildlife. The hotel features the largest infinity pool in Central America, outdoor Jacuzzis, a fully equipped fitness center, biking and jogging trails and a Kids Club with professional care. Relax in our world class spa, ranked one of the top five spas in Latin America by Spa Magazine. Within the resort, guests will find an array of gastronomic options such as Azul Grill our beach front restaurant, Tamarine our Asian fusion cuisine restaurant, Sabanero is a genuine Guanacastecan Steakhouse or Mansita Restaurant. One of our guest's favorites is admiring Guanacaste's spectacular sunset while enjoying a handcrafted cocktail either at Nau Sushi Lounge or right in front of the beach at Aperitivo Lounge. All guestrooms have balconies either with garden, pool or ocean view. In-room amenities include LCD TVs, soundproof windows, alarm clock with mobile docks, streaming speed internet, total blackout curtains, plush pillow-top mattresses, 300 thread count Egyptian cotton linen sheets, rich woods, and marble bathtubs. The charming surf village of Tamarindo where you will find restaurants, bars, shops and souvenirs in a "Pura Vida" laid back atmosphere is just 10.6 miles away. It's easy to discover the essence of Costa Rica at the JW Marriott Guanacaste. ... more   less 

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Address: Hacienda Pinilla, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo > Playa Avellanas
Price Range: $207 - $602 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 310
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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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“Ask for beach front rooms, they look perfect!”
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