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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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    Breakfast Buffet
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    4.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 20 February 2015

    We stayed at the JW Marriott in January of 2015 and had a wonderful week! The property was gorgeous, clean, and staffed with super-friendly people. Especially helpful was Alexander in the main restaurant - he had tips for us every morning at breakfast about where...More

    Thank Jilliorr
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 23 February 2015

    I am so glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us that much Jilliorr. For us it’s always a pleasure to make our guest feel at home. I hope the Spanish you learned will help you for your next visit that we hope...More

    Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

    If you're looking for somewhere to just unwind, this is the place. It's quite remote so don't plan on many excursions. Very beautiful pool and a fabulous view of the beach. Not a good place to bring children.More

    4  Thank Dalyne M
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 23 February 2015

    Dear Dalyne M, I am glad to inform you that there is several options of activities not far from the hotel that you can do as Canopy, Horseback riding, Golf, Tennis, Surf Lessons, Kayaking and some more. You can have a lot of fun and...More

    Reviewed 18 February 2015

    I stayed here recently and was very happy. The rooms are spacious, fresh, great water views and nice details such as bath salts, toiletries etc. Complimentary bottles of water in the rooms were plentiful. The pool area is nice. The overall service was great. Friendly,...More

    Thank James R
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 23 February 2015

    Dear James R, I am glad to know that you enjoyed our services at the SPA, Hot Stone Massages are great. I hope that you can come again and allow us to continue serving you. For us is very important to hear from our guest...More

    Reviewed 18 February 2015

    My fiance and I stayed here for two nights. The property is well-maintained, and the staff is AMAZING. We were greeted by name at each restaurant, and the service was exceptional. The included breakfast buffet was great. Lots of options and delicious! The only draw...More

    Thank Puffy459
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 23 February 2015

    Thank you Puffy459 for sharing your great comments about your experience at our Resort during your visit. We hope that you and your fiancé decide to come back to the hotel to celebrate your anniversary. We wish you the best! Kindest regards, Jesus Gonzalez General...More

    Reviewed 17 February 2015

    An hour south of the Liberia airport, when you get here you realize why the hotel is so secluded. It is so you can do nothing if you want. It looks like a hacienda and the pool winds around like the Venice canals. The beach...More

    1  Thank Dremwver86
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 18 February 2015

    Thank you Dremwver86 for your positive review and for letting us be your host during your visit to Guanacaste. I am glad that you enjoyed the pool and beach and were able to relax. We will be waiting for your next visit. Jesus Gonzalez General...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre 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 Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Golf course
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$194 - US$882 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
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    • 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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    momatheart
    21 August 2017|
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    Response from paigetravels17 | Reviewed this property |
    There is an extensive breakfast buffet, (one of the most extensive I've seen), and the same restaurant has a dinner buffet. There are multiple restaurants in and around the resort too!
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    24 July 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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    15 July 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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    "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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