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    JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

    Hacienda Pinilla, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good25%
    • Average10%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible2%
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    “costa rica” (521 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    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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    Reviewed April 28, 2015

    The Resort was wonderful. The architecture was open Hacienda style with wide open places and cool breeze to sooth the soul. The food was sumptuous and with Four restaurants and cuisines to choose from. The staff was nice, friendly and helpful. They always remembered our...More

    Thank Gopal D
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded June 3, 2015

    Dear Gopal D, Thank you for your wonderful description. I am glad to know that you had a really relaxing experience and that you truly enjoyed the peaceful environment at our resort. I am so glad to know this Gopal D and I hope to...More

    Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

    The hotel overall was incredible. The view, pool, and beach were spectacular. The only problem I had was the food, which at a hefty price was nothing extraordinary. Nevertheless the tropical ambiance does tend to make up for the poor food. This is definitely a...More

    Thank Nico C
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded June 3, 2015

    Thank you for your kind and positive comments Nico C! We hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back in a near future so you can keep enjoying the environment of our resort. Thank you for your feedback regarding the food, I have passed...More

    Reviewed April 27, 2015

    JW Marriott is a beautiful resort - pool area is very nice. It is 30 minutes away from anything else. If you like to stay at nice place and eat all meals there this is a good place. Although, we found limited choices in meals...More

    2  Thank BJWendy
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded April 28, 2015

    Dear BJWendy, It is good to read in your review that you liked the resort and the facilities as the pool and restaurants. I would like to inform you that we do have different companies who rent a space inside our property to provide a...More

    Reviewed April 25, 2015

    I'm a Platinum Marriott member and stay 50 to 60 nights/year in Marriotts. We booked this trip for 5 nights with points, and I could not have been more pleased with the service and experience at this hotel. It's probably the nicest JW i've ever...More

    3  Thank adamj2281
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded May 13, 2015

    Wow! Thank you Adamj2281 for your terrific review and it fill us of satisfaction. I am pleased to know that you enjoyed our Restaurants and services. Thank you for your preference and deciding to spend your vacations with us. The Tico BBQ and Aperitivo Sunset...More

    Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

    Really can't fault anything about our stay - great value for money, nothing was too much of an ask. Staff attentive and quick - but not over familiar or annoying. Can't wait to go back. Our suite was spacious, pool beautiful and large, beach stunning,...More

    2  Thank TillyJackBeaz
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded May 13, 2015

    Dear TillyJackBeaz, Thank you for your excellent review and it would be our pleasure to welcome you back. I am glad to know that you and your family had a great experience at our resort and that you want to come back soon. The doors...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 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
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • $164 - $839 (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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    September 18, 2017|
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    Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
    They have some activities available with third parties. It is better to check with them.
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    September 14, 2017|
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    Response from LuzA A | Reviewed this property |
    Thank you. I saw him all the time at the lobby, we did not booked our trip with them but i saw him everyday at the hotel. I will suggest to contact the hotel they will be able to connect you with him. The crew a JW is the... More
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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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