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    JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

    Hacienda Pinilla, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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          US$492
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          Overview
          • Excellent56%
          • Very good25%
          • Average10%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible2%
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          “infinity edge” (27 reviews)
          “closest town” (30 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast Buffet
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Room Service
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          Poolside Bar
          Fitness centre
          Concierge
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          Business Centre
          Golf course
          Dry Cleaning
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          Private Balcony
          4.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 13 August 2013

          I will start by saying the resort is very nice and generally clean. What really stands out about it is the service and attentiveness. All of the waitstaff we came across, and there were many, were polite, accommodating and very pleasant and professional. In fact,...More

          Helpful?1  
          Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

          Dear Guest; Thank you for your comments. I am pleased that all your comments about the hotel and service are very good. I regret this group interrupt your satisfaction. I am sure a lot of our readers would take your advice. Kind regards; Jesus Gonzalez...More

          Reviewed 13 August 2013

          The property is Beautiful, amazing sunset views, huge pool. The beach is not swimming friendly and the sand is kid of "dirtish", however that is typical in all the beaches we visited. The reception staff was the only down side as most were not helpful...More

          Helpful?
          Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

          Dear guest; I am grateful for your great review and your feedback since are the key to help us to improve. I would like to inform you that if the availability allow us to give the corresponding upgrade to our Elite Members; we do. Unfortunately...More

          Reviewed 13 August 2013

          Other resorts take note- this is what quality service is supposed to be. This hotel exceeded our expectations in almost every way. Stayed for a week in early July with our 2 children, ages 5 and 9, and then again for 5 nights at the...More

          Helpful?1  
          Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

          Dear Guest; Thank you for this fantastic review and for your sharing your experience with all of us. Exceed our guests expectations is our goal and I am glad to know that we did with you and your family. I will let know Luz and...More

          Reviewed 11 August 2013

          I'm actually writing this while still at the hotel--we're currently getting our daily 30 minute shower--which will be followed by beautiful skies. We've been here five nights with two more to go--me, wife, 18 year-old daughter and 15 year-old son. In short--this is a terrific...More

          Helpful?1  
          Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

          Dear Guest; Don’t be sorry! This is your house and we will be waiting for your next visit. To hear that you had a wonderful stay is very pleasant for us. Thank you for let us know that we meet your expectations. Kind regards; Jesus...More

          Reviewed 10 August 2013 via mobile

          The pros:- - Spectacular setting and private beach - True to JW Marriott, the resort itself is beautifully designed and furnished. - Rooms are large, very well equipped and chic The cons:- - It's dirty. A dead frog wasn't removed from the gym for two...More

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          Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

          Dear Guest; Thank you for your comments and feedback about your recent stay at our Resort. As you notice this property is large and our location is in the middle of a big Hacienda where you can find a lot of different kind of wildlife...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
          • US$194 - US$589 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • 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 ,
          • JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa Costa Rica/Playa Avellanas
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          Traveller (1799)
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          Dining (211)
          Hotel & Grounds (1028)
          Bathroom (51)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          dawnsully77
          Is the beach swimmable? I am a avid snorkels and Ocean swimmmer. I have never been to Costa Rica, only all the islands in Hawaii. I prefer a beach I can jump right into, unlike Cabo.
          25 May 2017|
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          Response from Hatkitty | Reviewed this property |
          I would say no, and concierge also recommended other beach (can't remember where). Beach across the resort is very rocky. Resort itself is great, however.
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          bjfldrummond
          How is the weather there now? We arrive next week- May 16-23. Thank you
          9 May 2017|
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          Response from Pharmindus |
          Rainy season starts in May. So, expect high humidity and mid 80 temp. and thunderstorms. My wife and I were there in early March with no rain. However, afternoons were hot. Good luck.
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          bjfldrummond
          How is the weather there now? We arrive next week- May 16-23. Thank you
          9 May 2017|
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          Response from Aldo B | Reviewed this property |
          Like everyone says...rain in the afternoon (usually late afternoon). Muggy and hot during the day. Beautiful lightning show though. Still a great destination.
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          Room Tips
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          "Our room said it was pool view but we were on the first floor and had shrubs in the way."
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          "Get a beach view if you can"
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          "The rooms around the outside of the building will be quieter. No pool or limited ocean view."
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