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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” (541 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 2,347 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    This place was incredible! My wife and I celebrated our anniversary here and from the very beginning we were blown away. When we arrived the staff had decorated our room to welcome us. Thank Miguel Belloni for all your help! We were lucky that the...More

    Thank Taylor L
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    The JW Marriot Resort at Guanacaste is a beautiful resort that sits on its own Pacific bay. It is a full-service resort and includes many high-end activities such as a full-service spa and yoga. We went to the resort on a “shoulder season” – a...More

    Thank Harry E
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    So, let me preface this review by stating that I AM STILL HERE as we speak. My mother is a native Costa Rican (she is with us now) and I have been to Costa Rica a significant amount of times. Usually, I wait until I...More

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

    Dear Michelle R; I regret to know that we did not meet your expectations during your stay and we appreciate very much all your comments since it helps us to improve our service. It is important for me to let you know that we did...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    The hotel is amazing; the rooms are great, and the service and food are excellent. The hotel is located in Playa Mansita and in between Playa Avellana and Playa Langosta. As you walk to the beach if you turn left you will end up in...More

    Thank JNav007
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    This resort is just what you want for a few days of fun in the sun, relaxing on the beach or around the pool and enjoying "umbrella" drinks! The hotel is lovely with well appointed rooms. Clean rooms, friendly & helpful staff, it was great....More

    Thank Jeri L
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    About
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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
    • $196 - $906 (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 (1948)
    Pool & Beach (592)
    Room & Suite (501)
    Dining (214)
    Hotel & Grounds (1134)
    Bathroom (51)
    Family and Play Areas (7)
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    Nearby Attractions
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    November 7, 2017|
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    Response from minivaca-lover83 | Reviewed this property |
    its open 24hours
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    November 7, 2017|
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    Response from hereinoregon | Reviewed this property |
    Yes you can, I even saw one family with a giant flamingo!
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    October 29, 2017|
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    Response from Kevin O | Reviewed this property |
    I can understand your concern! We landed October 8, 2017 and we had the same concern before departing for Costa Rica. We continued with our trip after receiving information that the hotel was okay and that most roads were... More
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    "The corner pool/ocean view room was very nice - balcony was great!"
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    "You do not need an ocean room view. The hotel grounds are very nice."
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    "Excellent views from rooms 505, 515, 425, 426"
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