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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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    Reviewed 5 February 2015

    This was my girlfriend and I's second vacation destination while in CR. We rented a SUV (Much preferred vehicle) at LIR Airport and drove to the Tamarindo and we were glad we did as it gave us insight into the countryside which was very nice....More

    6  Thank SNP1000
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 7 February 2015

    WOW! THANK YOU SNP1000, I do remember talking to you and it was a pleasure. For me and our team the most important is our guest’s satisfaction. I am glad to know that you did have a great time and I appreciate your time sharing...More

    Reviewed 4 February 2015

    The newly paved road makes the trip from San Jose a much nicer voyage. It took us 4.5 hours with little traffic. The property is really stunning in a colonial style and the pool and restaurant areas open to the 'private' beach. Very few people...More

    1  Thank GlobalTB
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 7 February 2015

    Dear GlobalTB, We appreciate your great comments about your recent stay at our resort. As you mentioned the road from Santa Cruz to Hacienda Pinilla is al paved and make the trip nicer and quicker. Also you have the option to take a local flight...More

    Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

    Friendly helpful staff. Beautiful sandy beach and extremely large swimming pool. We had an oceanfront suite with amazing sunset views. The restaurants on property were nice. Habanero was the best. Great steaks. The Italian restaurant next to the water had delicious salmon and incredible view....More

    2  Thank Susieedw
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 5 February 2015

    Oh you had a lot of fun Susieedw! I am glad that you enjoyed having a peaceful environment and also fun during the day. Azul Grill is also one of my favorite, especially being in front of the ocean. We hope to have the pleasure...More

    Reviewed 3 February 2015

    Wonderful experience at this hotel! Yes, the property is a bit off the beaten path and pretty secluded, but why leave when it's so beautiful. Every staff member we encountered was extremely friendly and helpful. Even if they didn't speak good English they tried and...More

    Thank TravelPro1990
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 5 February 2015

    Dear TravelPro1990, It feels great when I read your review and know that your stay was wonderful. I will let Hector and Julio know about your comments and how special they made your stay with their service. Thank you so much for letting us know....More

    Reviewed 31 January 2015

    Spent two days at this luxurious hotel located on the Pacific Ocean in Costa Rica. Hotel is totally isolated from all other areas, and is luxury at its best. The rooms are excellent, with screened in patios for each room, with a fan. Bathrooms are...More

    Thank Retiredtraveler65
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 5 February 2015

    I am glad you liked the resort, Retiredtraver65. For us it was a pleasure to serve you during your stay. We truly appreciate your time shared writing this great review. Kindest regards, Jesus Gonzalez General Manager

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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 148 - USD 883 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
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    • 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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    pickytraveler21
    25 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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    dehemphill
    16 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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    Higbie
    15 July 2017|
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    Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they do as Kris H. stated.
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    "Beautiful, clean and spacious. Balcony was great and private."
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    "514: You can access the public wifi without having to pay anything extra. Great views of the pool and ocean..."
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    "Request a higher level floor with ocean front to hear the waves"
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    "Upgraded for a small charge to an ocean front room."
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