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    JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

    Hacienda Pinilla, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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    Traveler (1889)
    Pool & Beach (580)
    Room & Suite (498)
    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good25%
    • Average10%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    “costa rica” (518 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness center
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair access
    Business Center
    Golf course
    Dry Cleaning
    Kids Club
    Housekeeping
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 2,283 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We stayed for seven nights at the JW Marriott Guanacaste in Aug 2017. We are a family of five, two adults and three kids. We all had a fabulous time in Costa Rica, and enjoyed the hotel very much! We had two rooms that connected:...More

    Thank SusanH98
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    This resort has really managed to bat 1,000 at every turn. I generally detest large, American hotels, but I cannot say enough good things about the JW Marriott Guanacaste. First, you never feel as if you are at a large hotel. The staff is very...More

    Thank Maje8
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    The 4 of us had an ocean view room on the ground floor we were provided with a third bed on request. This hotel is not the cheapest a buffet breakfast costs $30 .But everything about it was excellent, We could not fault the breakfast...More

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    Thank Phoebella
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We had a very nice stay for eight nights at the JW Marriott. The property is really very nice, the pool is perfect and we were pleased to go in the off season when the crowd was light. I was a little surprised at the...More

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

    Dear JHfromJersey; I am glad to know that you spend a relaxing time during your visit, on this season is more quiet that is for sure. We appreciate your feedback about the areas mentioned, you can be sure that we will always take our guest...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Because of our last minute request, our room wasn't quite ready when we arrived, but no problem while housekeeping quickly got it together. Thank you very much Marco!! We jumped in the pool for a quick dip and cooled off after a long day on...More

    Thank lgrubb2017
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 5 days ago

    Is good to know that the worst part from your stay was having to leave us BUT the good thing is that our doors are always open for you. For us is going to be more than a pleasure to be your host again. I...More

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    • 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
    • $194 - $870 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 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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    Traveler (1889)
    Pool & Beach (580)
    Room & Suite (498)
    Dining (214)
    Hotel & Grounds (1092)
    Bathroom (51)
    Family and Play Areas (6)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (4)
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    momatheart
    August 21, 2017|
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    Response from paigetravels17 | Reviewed this property |
    There is an extensive breakfast buffet, (one of the most extensive I've seen), and the same restaurant has a dinner buffet. There are multiple restaurants in and around the resort too!
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    July 24, 2017|
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    Response from Alex G | Reviewed this property |
    I wasn't able to locate their email, but you can chat with them via the Marriott App - I tried that.
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    July 15, 2017|
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    Response from lellieu | Reviewed this property |
    Bathroom is perfectly normal. The restroom is separate and has a door. There is a bathtub and a rain shower. There are sliders in between the bedroom and bathroom which you can close of course.
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    Room Tips
    "Oceanfront rooms have the best view!"
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    "We were in room 122 ocean view ground floor it was 1 minute away from the pool and the ocean."
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    "If you have few extra bucks to spend, ask for the ocean front rooms. Worth every cent."
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    "We loved the first floor ocean view. My sons had a third floor ocean view room which was great too."
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