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    JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

    Hacienda Pinilla, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    Reviewed 15 October 2015

    We ended up at this hotel for a week coming in the middle of the night be cause we didn't know where to go after having issues at a house rental on playa flamingo. The staff who greeted us were very friendly and accommodating. The...More

    1  Thank Charise S
    Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

    We just returned from a five night stay on points at the JW last week. It is a stunning oceanfront resort with the biggest pool in Central America. My review would really be 4.5 stars but I can't figure out how to do that! I...More

    2  Thank rckwygirl76
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 19 November 2015

    For all of us it was a pleasure to serve you and make you feel like at home. I am so glad to know that you truly enjoyed your stay and your notice about coming back means a lot to us. Nothing makes us happier...More

    Reviewed 13 October 2015

    Other than the check-in with a disinterested employee, our stay was AMAZING. We were there during off-season so the restaurants seemed to be on a rotating open/closed schedule. Each staff member knew our names, greeted us upon approach and basically were there to make sure...More

    Thank Shellys6
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 19 November 2015

    It is an honor to be part of your top 3, Shellys6. Thank you for such a wonderful review. I hope you enjoyed surfing, you should try Negra Beach or Guiones Beach for surfing, they are great for this sport. Your happiness and comfort are...More

    Reviewed 6 October 2015

    This resort is just BEAUTIFUL! We were actually IN paradise during our stay. The property itself is breath taking. The staff was amazing. They remembered our names and treated us like royalty. Our room was spectacular. It was clean and service was well beyond any...More

    1  Thank Geaguamom
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 19 November 2015

    Thank you Geaguamom for your great review! We treat you as you deserve and we are pleased to know that your experience was memorable. Best regards, Jesus Gonzalez General Manager

    Reviewed 5 October 2015

    This hotel is absoututely beautiful ,although a bit far from everything .It's in Hacienda Pinilla ,Guanacaste and it takes about 10-15 minutes to get from the entrance of the Hacienda to the hotel. The property is really nice with a fantastic pool and a nice...More

    2  Thank isabel a
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 7 October 2015

    Dear Isabel a, We are pleased to know that you liked the resort, pool and beach. I am also glad to know that you enjoyed your dinner at Tamarine and our food at Azul Grill. On the other hand I regret to know that we...More

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    Amenities
    • 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
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$162 - US$821 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
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    • 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
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    Dining (214)
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    Piper L
    22 September 2017|
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    Response from asuindian88 | Reviewed this property |
    Reading your questions and also reading the answers that have been posted i would say they have it covered pretty good. The bad part is the 4 hr drive from SJO and sometimes the route markings are not to good or come up at... More
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    Charles H
    19 September 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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    15 September 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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