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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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    “costa rica” (551 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Poolside Bar
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We only stayed one night. We wish we could have stayed longer; we just haven't quite adopted the 'Tico' lifestyle. Our room was terrific, you could hear the ocean out one side and the birds out the other! We spent some time in their pool,...More

    Thank scagnetti
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    9 days in this beautiful resort. The hotel rooms were excellent and immaculate. The food was great with several different options for dinner. We have traveled a lot and this is one of the finest hotels we have experienced. And we are not strangers to...More

    Thank TioTim
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    First of all, this is a very nice hotel. However, I stayed at the J.W. Marriott in Los Cabos Mexico last year, and that was hands down the nicest hotel I've ever stayed in. So the three star rating is comparing it to that one....More

    Thank sleepdoctor
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Although the hotel certainly has a wow feel to it, we were disappointed with several features. 1)Getting around hotel is difficult- have to take two separate elevators (not near each other) to get from 4th floor rooms to 1st floor restaurant. 2)Elevators had no a/c...More

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

    Dear Jon W; Sometimes is difficult to understand the hotel, that is why we give a map to our guests at check in and explain a little bit where are located the restaurants, spa and different services. I regret this has been an inconvenience for...More

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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Beautiful hotel in an amazing location. Hotel has great views of the pools and the beach. Surrounding lush jungle gives an amazing tropical feel. Unfortunately restaurant service is slow at best, and waiters often forget to bring drinks or food. Sadly each time I have...More

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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
    • Price range
    • $220 - $687 (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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    Traveler (1974)
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    Room & Suite (507)
    Dining (216)
    Hotel & Grounds (1155)
    Bathroom (48)
    Family and Play Areas (6)
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    Alfred Z
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    Response from Jana J | Reviewed this property |
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    January 19, 2018|
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    Response from mere13 | Reviewed this property |
    Breakfast was included with our booking and was a very good, huge buffet (I mean expansive). There are at least five restaurants, and I may have missed one. The prices vary from typical pub prices at the sports bar to high... More
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    January 12, 2018|
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    Response from Harry E | Reviewed this property |
    The resort is very family friendly. While 15 and 18-year olds are not "kids" in my opinion, there were at least two medium-sized family reunions while were were at the property with a variety of ages for kids to young... More
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    "stay only on first, second or third floors."
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    "Be prepared to pay as much as $4-5 for a bottle of water. Restaurant, bar and gift shop prices were over the..."
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    "the 4th and 5th floors offer at least an ocean view"
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    "Corner suite top floor"
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