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JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa

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Live an authentic Costa Rican experience in a luxury hacienda style resort in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa is surrounded by the splendors of Costa Rican rich biodiversity. This resort & spa sits oceanfront and is the only international branded hotel close to Tamarindo town. The resort is located right at Mansita beach and guests can choose from four other beaches within Hacienda Pinilla. Next to the resort you will find an equestrian center, tennis courts, and an 18-hole golf course with coastal layout. Enjoy surf beaches with excellent year-round waves and warm water, visit turtle nesting sanctuaries or observe a great variety of wildlife. All guestrooms have balconies either with garden, pool or ocean view. In-room amenities include LCD TVs, soundproof windows, alarm clock with mobile docks, streaming speed internet, total blackout curtains, plush pillow-top mattresses, rich woods, and marble bathtubs.
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Free Internet
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Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Hot Tub
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Paid Internet
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Accessible rooms
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We are over fifty and have traveled the world. We typically stay in named and upper level hotels. We recently stayed at the JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort and Spa in Costa Rica. This was our first time to Costa Rica and we were so glad...More

Date of stay: January 2019
1  Thank Paul C
Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded today

Dear Paul C, Thank you for your excellent review. Your comments are very important and for us the most important is to meet your expectations and provide an unforgettable experience. I shared your comments with all our team and specially with Marco and David who...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Hotel check in was done at individual desk's after about a 12 minute drive through the gated community to the Hotel & Lobby. This Hotel is on a resort community with a golf course, horseback riding, ATV, and a beach club. The pool area is...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded today

WOW thank you for your amazing review michaelcG7748ZT. For us the most important is to meet your expectations and provide an unforgettable experience. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your rooms and views from your balcony and is also good to know that...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent a full week here which allowed us to experience most of the resort's offerings and services. We thought the service in the restaurants was quite good. The servers at breakfast are especially adept at making you feel welcome and starting your day off...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Brian K
Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded today

Dear Brian K, I am so glad to hear that you spend a wonderful stay with us. We truly appreciate your amazing review. For us the most important is to meet your expectations and provide an unforgettable experience. I agree with you sunsets here are...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Flor and Dennis at the Front Desk we’re so Hospitable. They took time and effort making our stay everything we could hope for. We needed extra time checking out, because we had a late appointment at the spa. The massage was the ever at Hacienda...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank MarkGoPolo
Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded yesterday

Dear MarkGoPolo, Thank you for your amazing review. For us the most important is to meet your expectations and provide an unforgettable experience. I hope you feel better about your back. We appreciate your recent visit and your great comments and we hope to have...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

The people here make this place amazing. They are all exceptionally nice but we have a few that really made our vacation a great experience. This was our 8th time at this resort so we've gotten to know some of the staff. Here are some...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank paulart
Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded yesterday

WOW THANK YOU for your amazing review Paulart. It was a pleasure for us been your host during your vacations. The most important is to meet your expectations and provide an unforgettable experience and it fills me of satisfaction to know that we did it...More

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travelmn
9 January 2019|
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Response from j0ep67 | Reviewed this property |
Yes our rooms had refrigerators. No fee to use them
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RJGCap
7 January 2019|
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Response from rdjbjp | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware of any near by hot springs. If you go to the dormant volcano, Arenal, plan on spending a good part of the day on the road. I believe the hot springs there are further east from the volcano. Maybe an... More
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Response from Jennifer M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you need to make reservations now, but I would definitely make them no later than the day before. I never had a problem making a reservation the day before or the morning of, but we did get turned away if we... More
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Room Tips
"Pool and Ocean views are best"
375PaulC375
3 days ago
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"All rooms are good. Architectural design of the buildings insures good views everywhere."
paulart
5 days ago
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"Ocean front is great but pool view is just as nice."
ABrots
1 week ago
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"Ocean front is expensive but amazing. Sunsets are dazzling every night. Sun seemingly dips into the water..."
GaryWilliams44
1 week ago
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PRICE RANGE
US$243 - US$866 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of GuanacasteTamarindoPlaya Avellanas
NUMBER OF ROOMS
310
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