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    JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

    Hacienda Pinilla, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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          Overview
          • Excellent56%
          • Very good25%
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          Reviewed today via mobile

          Plenty of things to like about this property, but the smiling, accommodating faces were the most memorable. Tops on this list was Andreas, who normally works the pool area, but was absolutely fantastic leading the FREE Botanic Garden Walk put on by the hotel. I...More

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          Reviewed yesterday

          Nice isolated beachfront resort. Obviously, you have the JW Marriott experience to the 9th degree here. Great evening sunsets and views of the ocean. Gigantic pool area and the rooms are like Inca royalty. Some of the best resort/hotel food I have eaten. Big italian...More

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          Reviewed yesterday

          The staff here is amazing. From the maids (who do amazing, artistic creations with towels), the pool staff, servers, everyone was friendly and could not do enough for us. The pool is the reason to stay here. It is far away from everything except Tamarindo,...More

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          Reviewed yesterday

          This hotel is amazing, as the title suggests. Beautiful pool and beach, and plenty of options for good food and drink. Service is excellent. They even have a kids club where you can drop the kids for daycare while you go enjoy drinking in the...More

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          Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

          I have only posted one other review but I had to post about this place. First we went during the wet season and I thought that I was going to not enjoy it because of the rain,but I did. It rained only one day but...More

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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 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 - $592 (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 (1799)
          Pool & Beach (559)
          Room & Suite (492)
          Dining (211)
          Hotel & Grounds (1028)
          Bathroom (51)
          Family and Play Areas (6)
          Business Center & Event Rooms (5)
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          dawnsully77
          Is the beach swimmable? I am a avid snorkels and Ocean swimmmer. I have never been to Costa Rica, only all the islands in Hawaii. I prefer a beach I can jump right into, unlike Cabo.
          May 25, 2017|
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          Response from Hatkitty | Reviewed this property |
          I would say no, and concierge also recommended other beach (can't remember where). Beach across the resort is very rocky. Resort itself is great, however.
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          bjfldrummond
          How is the weather there now? We arrive next week- May 16-23. Thank you
          May 9, 2017|
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          Response from Pharmindus |
          Rainy season starts in May. So, expect high humidity and mid 80 temp. and thunderstorms. My wife and I were there in early March with no rain. However, afternoons were hot. Good luck.
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          bjfldrummond
          How is the weather there now? We arrive next week- May 16-23. Thank you
          May 9, 2017|
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          Response from Aldo B | Reviewed this property |
          Like everyone says...rain in the afternoon (usually late afternoon). Muggy and hot during the day. Beautiful lightning show though. Still a great destination.
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          Room Tips
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          "Our room said it was pool view but we were on the first floor and had shrubs in the way."
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          "Get a beach view if you can"
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          "The rooms around the outside of the building will be quieter. No pool or limited ocean view."
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