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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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    Reviewed 2 March 2015

    This Marriott definitely lived up to its "JW." Fantastic, helpful and friendly staff. We had a beautiful suite with around 8 separate rooms. Best hotel bathroom with double vanity sink area, 2 separate toilet rooms, and separate bath/shower room with a large claw foot tub...More

    1  Thank Sedalia C
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 4 March 2015

    Dear Sedalia C, I am glad to know that you liked your Suite and I hope you enjoyed the great views of the pool and ocean. Crab season is starting so you may see them throughout the hotel. You are right the kids love them...More

    Reviewed 2 March 2015

    Stayed here as part of a Caravan tour. Was really looking forward to this property. The staff at check in was great. The men that brought up our bags were very courteous. The room was immaculate and very comfortable. The pool was amazing. The staff...More

    3  Thank Sally C
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 4 March 2015

    Dear Sally C, As part of Caravan group your visit is very much appreciated and we are glad to be one of the destinations in your tour for Costa Rica. I am pleased to know that you liked the room and enjoyed our pool. I...More

    Reviewed 1 March 2015

    Overall good hotel. Good service, friendly staff, good buffet. 15 min drive from Tamarindo Only complaint was the steak restaurant, too salty, I thought the Kobe steak was horrible, and over priced. But besides, we enjoyed our stay and would definitely come backMore

    5  Thank Marcus0429
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 3 March 2015

    Dear Marcus0429, Your comments are very much appreciate and your feedback in regards to Sabanero too. I have addressed your comments to our Sabanero Chef in order to improve this service. Reading that you would come back fills me with satisfaction because that means that...More

    Reviewed 28 February 2015

    This resort hotel was fabulous. I stayed two nights as part of a Caravan Tour. Because I have no idea how much my room at this stop cost, I can't speak to the quality for a normal room price. However, I am pretty well traveled...More

    1  Thank Melanie N
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 3 March 2015

    Dear Melanie N, Thank you for such a perfect description of your experience at our resort and I am pleased to know that you enjoyed it. Your welfare is very important to us that is way we try to offer a variety of options of...More

    Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

    We stayed here for 5 nights and the place was everything that we could ask for. Beautiful grounds, superb service, great pools, and a convenient secluded location. The beach directly in front of the hotel is all rocky, but if you walk a few hundred...More

    2  Thank David E
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 3 March 2015

    Dear David E, I am glad to know that we had everything your were looking for during your visit and I hope you may come again in the future. I am sure our readers will take your advice about the walks at the beach to...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$164 - US$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
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    Traveller (1907)
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    Charles H
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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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