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Hotel Buena Vista

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Certificate of Excellence
Overview
9 km north from Juan Santa María International Airport, road to National Park Póas Volcano, Pilas, Alajuela 4050 Costa Rica See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Free Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews san jose central valley costa rica coffee trail poas volcano coffee plants small pool last night la paz waterfall gardens city lights first stop the hotel offers wonderful hotel close to the airport beautiful grounds comfortable beds fresh fruit
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Reviewed yesterday

We stayed here three nights at the start of our trip to Costa Rica and Panama. Hotel shuttle much appreciated even though we arrived at 11.00 pm. We had a villa which was lovely and spacious with a great balcony with lovely views over the...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Karen D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely hotel! The rooms are spacious and very clean - we had 2 double beds for a family of 4 and it was very roomy. The gardens are lovely, views gorgeous and it had a beautiful feel. Unfortunately the room didn’t be have...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank aussie_advice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have spent a night in this hotel on my way back to the airport with my family (2 adults, 2 kids 6&9) Spacious room, clean and functional, amazong views from the balcony, cute garden and swimming pool, complementary transfer to the airport, extremly friendly...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank msw51
Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, General Manager at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear msw52, Greetings! Thank you so much for taking the time to voice your enthusiasm about Hotel Buena Vista's, dining options, and facilities. We certainly hope to showcase the best of Costa Rica's natural treasures and hospitality. Many Smiles!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I stayed our first evening in Costa Rica at the Buena Vista Hotel and really enjoyed the hotel. It was the perfect place to catch our breath before heading out on vacation. We were there with our 2 boys (11 and 14)...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank 483kristab
Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, General Manager at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear 483kristab, Greetings from Hotel Buena Vista and Thank you so much for taking the time to write! We appreciate your positive feedback regarding our food and the comfort of our facilities and the caring, attitude of our staff. It certainly sounds like you fully...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first stop in Costa Rica for our honeymoon with the kids and it was brilliant. Staff wonderful. Room with the best view ever. Great breakfast and a lovely trip to poas volcano with Emilio. Fantastic. Will definitely recommend

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank JuliaHerts
Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, General Manager at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear JuliaHerts, Thank you so much for sharing your experience while staying at Buena Vista Hotel, we are very happy to hear your family had a great time and you enjoyed visiting Poas Volcano with Emilio. We look forward taking good care of your fiends.

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Description
The comment ofter heard in this hotel is, "We feel like we are at home." This is exactly the impression the management and staff of the Buena Vista strive to create. We are high on the summit of a mountain with a More climate of eternal spring yet only fifteen minutes drive from the International Airport below. We will pick you up there and show you the wonders of this exotic country. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$127 - US$252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Buena Vista Hotel
,
Buena Vista Alajuela
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela > Pilas
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
30
Price range
US$127 - US$252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Buena Vista Hotel
,
Buena Vista Alajuela
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela > Pilas
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Traveller (409)
Room & Suite (118)
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Dining (22)
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Jlrobinson13
December 7, 2018|
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Response from Vanessa K | Reviewed this property |
The hotel is right next to a bus stop into town. But take care getting the right bus to come back. We ended up on what we thought was the right bus, but it was going in a different direction!
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Ian L
June 1, 2017|
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Response from Lori C | Reviewed this property |
The staff were wonderful about picking us up at the airport at no additional cost. They also offer all sorts of excursions at very reasonable prices. Poaz is usually a 6 hour tour and costs approximately $120.00 for 2... More
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September 22, 2016|
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Response from jmascia5 | Reviewed this property |
No charge for airport shuttle... It is free. Great deal! Great little boutique hotel. You will like it.
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Room Tips
"We stayed in a villa which has great views from the balcony"
karendH5057DU
yesterday
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"We stayed in room 24 which had a lovely view of the city at night."
483kristab
2 weeks ago
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"Just stay and enjoy every minute of it."
FandangoEspanol
Nov. 15, 2018
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"Villas are more spacious than rooms in the main building"
Clairehadingham
Aug. 19, 2018
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