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    JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

    Hacienda Pinilla, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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    Overview
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    Free Wifi
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    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed at the Marriott Guanacaste July 30 - Aug. 2nd with our two young adult children. We were disappointed that this resort did not live up to the high Marriott standard that we are accustomed too. First, they seemed to be understaffed. Probably because...More

    Thank sharon o
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Sharon o; We appreciate your feedback since it help us to improve, however we regret to know that we did not meet your expectation during your visit. You can be sure that we will work on everything that is in our hands to improve...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The attention given by most staff was exceptional. The pool is open 24 hours a day but wasn't cleaned enough. Resort is beautiful and the two upscale restaurants were fantastic. We apid a lot more for an ocean front room and was put in a...More

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    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Pjconnie; I am glad to know that you liked the Resort and have enjoyed Sabanero and Tamarine Restaurant. We appreciate your time sharing your experience with us and we hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back someday. At this time of the...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Just back from our 3rd trip to this GEM: location, staff, design, food, amenities, et al provide for a truly unique kind of vacation - accommodating a wide range of interests and desires - for those who are highly-active to those who prefer an ultra-relaxing...More

    Thank Stephen S
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 1 week ago

    THANK YOU so much Stephensorkin! for us is more than a pleasure be your host and welcome you back is an honor. Thank you for your loyalty. You can be sure that we always will be the best to make you feel like at home....More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I rarely write reviews but I feel that I must share how wonderful and accommodating the staff and hotel have been at the JW Marriott in Guanacaste. The rooms are really nice and the grounds are kept immaculately. The staff could not be any nicer...More

    Thank ajlesq2017
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 1 week ago

    You are very important to us ajlerq2017 and you can be sure that we always will do everything what is in our hands to help to our guest to make them feel comfortable. Thank you very much for your wonderful comments and we appreciate your...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Our family decided to go to the JW Marriott at the recommendations of family and friends. The grounds are beautiful, as is the pool, rooms, and beach. The staff, for the most part, are friendly and attentive. The food at the resort is just ok,...More

    Thank paigetravels17
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Paigetravels17; I am glad to hear that as your friends and family, you spend a good time with us and that you would stay again someday. The Steakhouse is delicious. I am pleased you like it. We truly appreciate your excellent comments, it means...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
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    • Price range
    • $194 - $882 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
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    • 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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    pickytraveler21
    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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    July 14, 2017|
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    Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they do as Kris H. stated.
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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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    "4th or 5th floor ocean view, very quiet and beautiful"
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