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JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa

Hacienda Pinilla, San José Pinilla

+506 2681 2000

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based on 78 reviews


Value for money

Set in Tamarindo, JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa is within walking distance of Playa Avellanes and provides a private beach, a sauna and an infinity pool. It offers 5-star accommodation and views of the ocean. There are a range of facilities available to those staying at the resort, including a beauty centre, 24-hour room service and meeting facilities. Multilingual staff are on hand to assist with organizing tours and activities, and an express check-in/check-out feature is provided. Rooms at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa feature a flat-screen TV, a mini bar and an iPod docking station. They have a private bathroom with bathrobes, a bathtub and slippers. Asian cuisine is served in the resort's restaurant, and can be enjoyed on the terrace. Guests are welcome to enjoy a beverage on the bar's terrace. JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa is around a 20-minute drive from Tamarindo Airport and offers an airport shuttle service. Guests can visit Playa Avellana and Cabo Velas, situated within an easy drive of the property.

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Property safety measures

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.

Available rooms at JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa

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  • Private beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Mosquito net
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cooking classes
  • Beauty salon
  • Horse riding
  • Table tennis
  • Windsurfing
  • Hiking

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water
  • Chapel/shrine


  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Newspapers
  • Pool view
  • Storage available
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Soundproofing
  • Bridal suite
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor
  • VIP room facilities

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Allergy-free room
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Pool and spa

  • Infinity pool
  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Plunge pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Steam room
  • Private pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Sauna


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Additional bathroom
  • Additional toilet
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Walk-in shower


  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Dining table

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Indoor play area
  • Kids' club
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Playground
  • Children's television networks


  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony


  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • EV charging station
  • Valet parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Radio
  • TV
  • Smartphone dock


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Pants press
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Laptop safe
  • Desk


  • Aerobics
  • Fitness center
  • Tennis

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Traveler Reviews

GreatBased on 78 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Staff was friendly and helpful. (in 14 reviews)
  • The customer service was exceptional! (in 8 reviews)
  • "Great location, nice staff, excellent hotel" (in 7 reviews)
Cons -
  • Food is terrible! (in 6 reviews)
  • Lack of beach rentals on property. (in 4 reviews)
  • Not much to visit outside of hotel property (in 4 reviews)

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Info about your stay

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $51/night difference in the average price of 5 star hotels in San José Pinilla ($428/night) and the average nightly rate at JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa ($377/night).

  • JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa is 31.6 mi away from Liberia. You can typically expect your drive time from JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa to Liberia to be 1h 34min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Liberia to JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Yes, you’re free to bring your dog with you while staying at JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa.

  • Yes, JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in San José Pinilla for those looking for something different. One of the easiest dining options for San José Pinilla guests staying in JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • If you have questions about JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +506 2681 2000.

  • Yes, JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Yes. If you are looking for a hotel with a fitness center on-site, JW Marriott Hotel Guanacaste Resort & Spa is a great place to stay.