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    Hotel Buena Vista

    | 9 km north from Juan Santa María International Airport, road to National Park Póas Volcano, Pilas, Alajuela 4050, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent57%
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    • Average8%
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    Free Wifi
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 31 May 2017

    What a wonderful place to stay. This was our first stop in Costa Rica and we were very pleased. We ended up staying longer than expected due to my son getting ill and needing to be hospitalized briefly. The grounds were beautiful and peaceful and...More

    Thank Lori C
    Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 3 June 2017

    Thank you for writing. You were considered special. As recall we took your son to the hospital. The hotel is removed from the city so it is quiet and peaceful here. It is a good environment in which to recover from a hospital stay. Am...More

    Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

    The staff was wonderful so I'm hesitant to write anything negative as you can tell they care and love that they do. the other reviews led me to think the hotel was nicer and more updated than it was. It was rainy season so overall...More

    1  Thank sunniekate
    Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 3 June 2017

    Thank you for your comments about your stay. Your sense of smell was very keen, and you detected all the different odors and dampness that we have. As you were experiencing all the odors, you didn't have time to reflect on or see the things...More

    Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

    A hidden gem. Hotel is clean and comfortable with pretty views of the valley and a yummy breakfast. We arrived late so security guard let us in and showed us to our room. They had left us a nice note. Hotel is a little tough...More

    Thank daniarwen
    Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 3 June 2017

    Thank you for reviewing our hotel. You mentioned our security guard who is a real benefit to the hotel because of his excellent English. Breakfast, as you point out is good. It is a complete one with eggs, fresh furits, cheese, juice, toasts,jelly, coffee, and...More

    Reviewed 23 May 2017

    The Hotel is beautiful and well maintained. We stayed in a little room that was on stilts on the side of the mountain and it overlooked San Jose in the central valley below. It was such a lovely view. When we arrived in mid February...More

    Thank ruthsstewart
    Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 29 May 2017

    Thank you very much for your review of our hotel. There are various flowering trees on the hotel property, and we have recently planted forty poros which are orange flowering trees. Not all will survive, but the tree is fast growing and within a few...More

    Reviewed 22 May 2017

    Located on the crest of a hill, the view out back is fantastic. Saw a toucan and lots of other birds. There's a nice nature trail as well. The food in the hotel dining room was tasty and the service was fine. Would definitely go...More

    Thank ANewEnglander
    Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 23 May 2017

    Thank you very much for your commentary. The hotel is at an altitude of 3,900 feet so the temperature here is pleasant, and the views are breathtaking. We are conscious of details. They make the difference whether the facilities are just regular or whether they...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Concierge
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$118 - US$245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    Ian L
    1 June 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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    22 September 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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    6 September 2016|
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    Thank you for your question, we have some smoke outside area where you you are alowed
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    "We had Villa #1 which overlooked the roof of a few other villas, but we had no one on any side of us. It was..."
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    "Take the coffee tour on the grounds. Lovely to see all the plants"
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    "The halls can echo a bit and rooms near the swimming pool could be loud if the pool is crowded."
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