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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%
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          “closest town” (30 reviews)
          Free Wifi
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          Breakfast Buffet
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          Poolside Bar
          Fitness centre
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          Golf Course
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          Private Balcony
          4.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 27 March 2015

          This was also part of our Caravan Tour. (Caravan is wonderful!!!) This hotel is totally awesome!!! The infinity pool is supposed to be the largest in Central America! It is very nice!!! The beach had lots of volcanic rocks so it was not good for...More

          1  Thank Dorothy L
          Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 6 April 2015

          Dear Dorothy L, I hope the rest of the group enjoyed the resort as much as you did. Laying in the hammocks is very relaxing. Some of our guest actually nap there sometimes. Thank you for positive feedback regarding our Restaurant and the service provided...More

          Reviewed 25 March 2015

          The infinity pool is supposed to be the largest in Central America! It was a very nice pool. The rooms were nice. I appreciated the patio connected to the room where I could sit and enjoy a drink. The beach is nice and beautiful however...More

          1  Thank Michelle J
          Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 6 April 2015

          Dear Michelle J, Thank you so much for your comments. I am pleased to know that you liked the pool, rooms and restaurants. We do have special days during the week where we serve costarican food at Mansita Restaurant and we also have the Tico...More

          Reviewed 24 March 2015

          We recently spent 4 nights here at the JW and greatly enjoyed ourselves. Perfect for those looking to just wind down and sit by the pool (and it's a nice pool) and relax after more adventures activities in other parts of Costa Rica. The rooms...More

          Thank Rone75
          Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 31 March 2015

          Dear Rone75, First of all thank you for choosing our resort to spend those 4 nights and also for taking your time and sharing your experience with us. It is great to just sit at the pool or beach drinking our mojitos. Did you try...More

          Reviewed 24 March 2015

          We are a family of four with kids ages 14&16. We loved the pool, the proximity to the beach, and the service. Staying here is like being in the lap of luxury! The only downside is slow wifi in the rooms, but we're not on...More

          1  Thank Nate N
          Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 31 March 2015

          Thank you Nate N for such a great review! It is great to know that your experience at our resort was satisfactory and that all the family enjoyed the facilities and services received. Warmest regards, Jesus Gonzalez General Manager

          Reviewed 20 March 2015

          Located on a multi-thousand acre private property this resort is very nice but isolated. It is situated about 5 miles from its private entrance. The resort is situated very close to the Pacific ocean. The beach area is nice but can be very windy. The...More

          3  Thank SeniorExplorer
          Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 31 March 2015

          Dear SeniorExplorer, Our resort is locate in a private property which brings a lot of security to our guest and safe environment. Since we are 20 minutes away from Tamarindo there is a company inside the resort who offer shuttles at different hours for $7...More

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          About
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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
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 177 - USD 697 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms ,
          • Family 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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          Samantha P
          We are thinking of going there in August, someone in our party has a severe peanut and nut allergy, has anyone stayed here that had one? Is the hotel able to accommodate it? Will there be a language barrier?
          7 June 2017|
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          Response from Lowell S | Reviewed this property |
          That should not be a problem. Most staff speak English and the chefs can accommodate
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          JHfromJersey
          What are the options for transportation to and from LIR airport?
          31 May 2017|
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          Response from RebMom2 | Reviewed this property |
          We rented a car. My husband always wants to explore his own way. If you do, opt for an SUV or truck, roads are terrible!!
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          L3702ITjohnk
          We will be there in July. What onsite company handles day excursions? Would like to get an idea of what is offered ahead of time to help plan our stay. Thank you!
          30 May 2017|
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          Response from asuindian88 | Reviewed this property |
          You can go on line and book many of the tours (to find most tours ) Google tours of Costa Rica or you can book them at the hotel. I suggest the following. Palo Verde National Park and Coffee Tour is a two part tour ( The... More
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          "The room was spacious, with a nice mattress and bedding. We enjoyed balcony and view. Thank You!!"
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          "Upgrade to a suite or at least get a full ocean view."
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          "Ask for a second or third floor room to get the fantastic views."
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          "We stayed in room 412 (I think) and there was a great view!"
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