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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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    US$144
    Traveller (363)
    Room & Suite (93)
    Pool & Beach (30)
    Overview
    • Excellent57%
    • Very good32%
    • Average8%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “san jose” (139 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Free Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Concierge
    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 11 July 2012

    The staff was fabulous, very friendly and knowledgeable. Coco was our patient and friendly driver to the La Paz Waterfall park. He also shuttled us to and from the airport. The first night we stayed in the older rooms, but they happily changed our reservation...More

    Thank Zuly1
    Reviewed 7 July 2012

    Our tour group stayed the night for our first and final days of our two-week tour. The first night was problematic for some people in our group, but they seemed to be able to iron out the problems, eventually. Our room was the first one...More

    Thank KaylaP385
    Reviewed 1 July 2012

    Hotel staff was very attentive. The hotel was clean and well maintained. They are a bit off the beaten path - up on a ridge in Alajuela - but have a shuttle service to and from the airport. It was a good way to start...More

    Thank Doug_Doodle
    Reviewed 10 June 2012

    We have just spent 3 nights at the Buena Vista hotel, which was excellent in every way. The hotel is set in a garden in the coffee plantation area in the hills above Alajuela. It is quiet, has lovely views across to San Jose and...More

    Thank MelanieRF
    Reviewed 6 June 2012

    This is a great place to stay on your way into and out of CR. We arrived with our 2 kids late at night, tired. The kitchen was closed but the owners graciously allowed us to order dinner. The pool hours were also over, but...More

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    Amenities
    • 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
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    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Alajuela >
    • Pilas
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    • Buena Vista Alajuela
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    Traveller (363)
    Room & Suite (93)
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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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    David19480
    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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