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    JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

    Hacienda Pinilla, Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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          Reviewed 22 June 2015

          My family had a lovely vacation in spite of our terrible experience at this resort! While the hotel is beautiful and the pool is gorgeous, unfortunately the people who work here made us shake our heads in disbelief!! The J.W. Marriott chain should be embarrased...More

          7  Thank egmjjm
          Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

          Thank you egmjjm for your time and feedback on this review! I regret to read your comments and that we did not meet your expectations. While you were at the Resort we did follow up with you with every detail that you mentioned. We offered...More

          Reviewed 19 June 2015

          First off my wife and I stay at Marriott’s all over the world and normally love the properties, service etc. but for some reason at this hotel and the Los Suenos Marriott the service was awful. This is a resort property and when I say...More

          3  Thank schef27
          Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

          Dear Schef27, Thank you very much for your feedback in regards to your last stay with us. Your comments are very important to us since it help us to improve day by day. I truly regret to know that we did not meet your expectations....More

          Reviewed 16 June 2015

          Just stayed at this beautiful resort. The pool goes on forever with lounge chairs and umbrellas every place. The Infinity pool by the ocean is the best place to watch the sunset, it was perfect. The staff was all very friendly and helpful. The grounds...More

          2  Thank Happytraveler4sure
          Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

          Thank you Happytraveler4sure for such a great review! I am glad to know that you liked the resort and services. Kristoffer is a great person, he is part of our Marriott Family since November last year. I let him know about your review and he...More

          Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

          Our group had a fantastic time in Costa Rica! The service at the Marriott was great - we had one person in our group with a food allergy and the hotel was very accommodating. Hector at the Azul pool restaurant (& the crew at Sabanero)...More

          Thank JRo258
          Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

          Dear JRo258, For us the most important is that all our guest feels like you did during your stay with us and I am glad. I hope all the members of your group felt like you and want to come back someday. I will let...More

          Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

          If you are looking for a getaway where you are basically secluded, this is the place to relax and enjoy the time away from the hustle and bustle. What an awesome location, although this us the "green season" the area gets more rain causing some...More

          1  Thank marquezr57
          Response from GM_JWGuanacaste, General Manager at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

          Dear Marquezr57, I appreciate your wonderful comments about your recent stay at our Resort. It fills me of satisfaction to know that your experience was memorable. Yes, it is humid at this time of the year. It turns very dry in January. Kindest regards, Jesus...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
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          • US$194 - US$592 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 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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          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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          "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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