JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

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4.7 of 5 stars4.7/5 (402 Reviews)

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4 Star Hotel

Hacienda Pinilla, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Surrounded by lush green jungle, this beautiful resort features an impressive infinity pool, outdoor whirlpools, six restaurants, biking trails, a kids' club with daily activities, and a spa offering both indoor and outdoor treatments.

 
 
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Hotel Details

Overview

Hotel Description

Enjoy an authentic Costa Rican experience at the striking hacienda-style JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa. This oceanfront resort is surrounded by the splendours of rich biodiversity and is located next to a pristine 18-hole golf course. On property, guests will find an impressive infinity pool, outdoor whirlpools, a fitness centre, biking trails, a kids' club with daily activities, several on-site restaurants, and a spa offering both indoor and outdoor treatments. Mere miles away, the quaint surf-village of Tamarindo awaits with charming local stores and laid-back restaurants and bars.

The daily resort fee includes two welcome drinks upon arrival, wireless internet access and select activities (based on availability, reservations required). All fees are outside the control of Costco Travel and are subject to change by the hotel without notice.

Key Features

  • Distance from Airport: 77.2 Kilometres
  • Area: Hacienda Pinilla
  • Number of Rooms: 310
  • Number of Floors: 5
  • Elevator(s)
  • Check-In Time: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check-Out Time: 12:00 p.m.
  • Wheelchair-Accessible Room(s) Available
  • Minimum Age to Stay Without an Adult: 18
  • Resort Fees Included

Property

Features
  • Activities/Tour Desk
  • ATM
  • Beach (swimmable)
  • Children's Club - See Below
  • Children's Playground
  • Concierge Desk
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Health/Fitness Facility
  • Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
  • Parking (self)
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool(s) - Outdoor


  • Children's Club Information: Ages 4 through 12 years old, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily.
Features for a Fee
  • Babysitting
  • Bar(s)
  • Beauty Salon
  • Business Centre
  • Chapel
  • Currency Exchange
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Gift Shop/Boutique
  • Golf Course
  • Golf Driving Range
  • Internet Access (wireless)
  • Internet Centre
  • Massage
  • Medical Facility (nearby)
  • Parking (valet)
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Room Service (24 hours)
  • Shopping
  • Spa
  • Wedding Services
Activities
  • Aerobics
  • Board Games
  • Golf (nearby)
  • Pilates
  • Restaurants (nearby)
  • Sailboats
  • Shopping (nearby)
  • Snorkelling
  • Volleyball
  • Yoga

Dining

Tamarine:  Indulge in Asian fusion cuisine, which includes fresh sushi, signature sake cocktails and more. This restaurant features indoor and outdoor seating with spectacular views of the beach and the infinity pool.

  • Air-Conditioned
  • Meals Served: Dinner
  • Menu Type: A la carte
  • Reservations: Required
  • Cuisine Type: Asian | Sushi Bar
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire

Sabanero Steak House:  International and domestic beef cuts are prepared in the open kitchen. For a special experience, reserve the chef’s table.

  • Air-Conditioned
  • Meals Served: Dinner
  • Menu Type: A la carte
  • Reservations: Required
  • Cuisine Type: Steak | International
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire

Mansita:  Enjoy an award-winning buffet for breakfast, and delicious international cuisine for lunch and dinner.

  • Air-Conditioned
  • Meals Served: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
  • Menu Type: Buffet | A la carte
  • Cuisine Type: International
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire

Azul Pool Bar:  Conveniently located just steps from the beach, Azul offers a variety of drinks and quick lunches for delightful al fresco dining.

  • Meals Served: Lunch | Snacks
  • Menu Type: A la carte
  • Cuisine Type: International
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire

Azul Grill:  Enjoy spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean while enjoying authentic Italian cuisine and fresh seafood.

  • Meals Served: Lunch | Dinner
  • Menu Type: A la carte
  • Cuisine Type: Italian
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire

Sand Bar:  Pizza and burgers served at the lobby bar, which includes terrace seating overlooking the pool and tropical gardens.

  • Meals Served: Snacks
  • Menu Type: A la carte
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire

Waves and Cream:  The café features gourmet coffee and a wide variety of Italian ice creams.

  • Air-Conditioned
  • Meals Served: Snacks
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire

Spacious guestrooms offer private balconies and elegant bathrooms with the deluxe features and amenities you expect.

Available in All Rooms:
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • In-Room Safe
  • Internet Access (wireless)
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini-Bar
  • Nonsmoking Rooms Available
  • Rollaway Bed (fee may apply)
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Housekeeping - Daily

Children under age 12 stay free in room using existing bedding.

Deluxe Pool-View Room

Rooms feature a view of the pool. Additional amenities include a marble bathroom with an oversized bathtub, a double vanity, plush towels and robes.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Approximate Square Metres: 52
  • Bedding: King or Two Doubles

Deluxe Ocean-View Room

Rooms feature a partial-ocean view or an ocean view. Additional amenities include a marble bathroom with an oversized bathtub, a double vanity, plush towels and robes.

A highlight of Costa Rica is the emphasis that is placed on protecting and preserving the environment. Rules are strict, and trees and other foliage may not be trimmed, cut or removed without government authorization. Therefore, at certain times of year, growth may be thick, resulting in obstructed views from hotel guestrooms.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Approximate Square Metres: 52
  • Bedding: King or Two Doubles

Deluxe Oceanfront Room

Rooms are located as close as possible to the beach and feature a view of the ocean. Additional amenities include a marble bathroom with an oversized bathtub, a double vanity, plush towels, and robes.

A highlight of Costa Rica is the emphasis that is placed on protecting and preserving the environment. Rules are strict, and trees and other foliage may not be trimmed, cut or removed without government authorization. Therefore, at certain times of year, growth may be thick, resulting in obstructed views from hotel guestrooms.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Approximate Square Metres: 52
  • Bedding: King or Two Doubles

One-Bedroom Ocean-View Suite

Rooms feature a view of the ocean. Additional amenities include floor to ceiling windows, separate living room, a marble bathroom with an oversized bathtub, a double vanity, plush towels, and robes.

A highlight of Costa Rica is the emphasis that is placed on protecting and preserving the environment. Rules are strict, and trees and other foliage may not be trimmed, cut or removed without government authorization. Therefore, at certain times of year, growth may be thick, resulting in obstructed views from hotel guestrooms.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Approximate Square Metres: 129
  • Bedding: King

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