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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%
    • Very good32%
    • Average8%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Free Airport Transportation
    Room Service
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    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
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    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 24 September 2013

    They met us at the airport - check in was easy and prompt and welcoming. Rooms were well designed and beds were comfortable. The food was good. The staff in all areas was wonderful. The service was excellent. The view was breathtaking. I only wish...More

    Thank no_label
    Reviewed 12 September 2013

    The van from the hotel picked us up at the airport. We went through a downtown area and then up a winding road to the hotel. We were taken to our villa behind the hotel. The villa was spacious with a living room, two double...More

    Thank kerrijhorn
    Reviewed 22 August 2013

    The hotel is kept very beautifully, the grounds are just fantastic. I am torn between a three rating and a four. The view is stunning and many rooms have a terrific room, I suggest rooms 24 and 25. On the one hand they have a...More

    Thank MyAbundance
    Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 25 August 2013

    I am glad these guests enjoyed most aspects of their stay with us. I am sorry the restaurant experience was not up to their expectations. Our cooks try very hard to prepare fresh, flavorful, cuisine. We buy the best ingredients available and our head chef...More

    Reviewed 21 August 2013

    We were so surprised to find this hidden gem! We just returned from a 10 day trip finishing up at Hotel Buena Vista. We had an outstanding experience, thoroughly enjoying the beautiful rooms and grounds, great food at terrific prices, and remarkable staff. The hotel...More

    Thank Marguerite G
    Reviewed 17 August 2013

    Loved my room, loved the food, loved the location but above all, loved the staff: Gaby, Cindy, Paula, Xinia, Coco, Darwin, Randall, Kenneth,Jonathan, Alex, Juan Carlos, Jasmin.. Thank you all for taking such good care of me. Un fuerte abrazo a todos y espero verles...More

    Thank gingercez
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$137 - US$246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Alajuela >
    • Pilas
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    • Buena Vista Alajuela
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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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    BAKERM007
    6 September 2016|
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    Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela | Property representative |
    Thank you for your question, we have some smoke outside area where you you are alowed
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    "If you can afford it, go for the second story with balconies."
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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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