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    JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

    Hacienda Pinilla, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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    Free Internet
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    Reviewed 18 July 2015

    This a truly luxury hotel in Guanacaste. The hotel is large but quiet and peaceful, the swimming pool is breathtaking and the beach without being spectacular is private and safe though a little rocky. The rooms are not in the big side but are very...More

    2  Thank Pedro O
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 16 August 2015

    Thank you Pedro O for your fantastic comments! Believe us, the most important thing to us is your satisfaction and comfort. We are truly glad to know that your experience with us was what you were expecting. Avellanas Beach is a beautiful beach, perfect for...More

    Reviewed 17 July 2015

    We just return from 10 days in Costa Rica. All our accomodations were wonderful but without fail the JW Marriott exceeded all expectations. Most importantly, the people want nothing less than to make you as happy as possible...all the time! It was an amazing experience....More

    3  Thank B4allhappy
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 16 August 2015

    B4allhappy Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with all of us! I am pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay and liked the service and the resort itself. I will let know Henry, Roberto, Jocelyn about your comments, I am...More

    Reviewed 15 July 2015

    We are on a 9 day Caravan Tour which stopped here for 2 nights. This is, even for a Marriott, a fantastic property. The grounds are spectacular and the pool winds through the length of the hotel where you can step out and walk a...More

    2  Thank Mike H
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 16 August 2015

    Thank you Mike H! for your great comments. I am pleased to hear that your stay with us was perfect! Caravan is and will be always welcome at our resort. All our guest are very important to us even if they come individually or in...More

    Reviewed 15 July 2015

    This resort is quite simply amazing, and it all starts with the staff. The ENTIRE Staff is so very incredibly competent, service oriented, and most of all, sincerely kind. The resort is in a very remote location; almost 1.5 hours from Liberia airport and 30...More

    4  Thank Jeff F
    Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & SpaResponded 18 August 2015

    Dear Jeff F, Thank you very much for your wonderful comments about our team, this fills me with satisfaction and I am pleased to know that you really enjoyed your stay with us. We do our best every day to give to our guest a...More

    Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

    This was an amazing resort, very close to the hip town of Tamarindo, gorgeous room & decor. Amazing staff, the people of Costa Rica are truly the happiest, nicest people! Pure vida! The sunsets were amazing, we had a routine where we would go to...More

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

    Great Job at the fishing tour Islandmoongirl! Good for you and for sharing with the staff at the restaurant I am sure they were very happy and grateful. I appreciate your review and letting us know about your experience during your visit with us 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 Internet
    • 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$ 174 - US$ 818 (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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    Piper L
    17 October 2017|
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    Response from beachbabes512 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, they have hair dryers and also shampoo,conditioners and lotions. Just about everything you would want is replenished daily.
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    14 October 2017|
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    Response from Alex G | Reviewed this property |
    Nothing too special (like in Marriott at Caymans they give you a free seem with dolphins etc.) You will get a decent upgrade- either room size of ocean front. Free breakfast for the family. I believe you can get free beach... More
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    27 September 2017|
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    Response from Tony T | Reviewed this property |
    At least 75 to 90 mins. You can book a transport or rent a car.
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