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New Jersey
Reviewed 27 July 2011

(note: our last trip to costa rica was 2years prior. Website won't allow me to use an earlier date.) My husband is costa rican and we traveled to costa rica often. We were always looking for a better hotel close to the airport because we would always arrive late and didn't want to make the 4 hour drive at that...

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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 4 July 2011

My husband and I chose this Hotel because it was near the airport. What a find. We were greeted my a delightful women named Ann who has just taken over the Hotel. Ann is from the South in the US. She knows what true Southern Hospitality is and has extended her charm to her visitors at the Vina Romantica. She...

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Woodland Park, NJ
Reviewed 5 January 2011

Sherry, the owner, was quite hospitable and made my stay very pleasant. As an American, I appreciated having a host who could give me the inside story on local culture but still relate it to my background. The location of the hotel was perfect for me -- close to the San Jose airport, on the way to the primary areas...

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1Thank jghutton
Missouri
Reviewed 21 September 2010

For family vacation we rented the whole house for 2 periods, electricity was extra. Manager/owner was out of country (known to us) & out of contact w local part-time caretaker more than we were informed. Needs more help. We had to do most things for ourselves which we did without complaint. We're experienced, bilingual travelers. Good: beds & bathrooms, part-time...

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3Thank Rosavictoriana
Sherrylvalentine, Owner at Vina Romantica, responded to this review

It’s very interesting how money can cloud someone’s review. When I questioned this about their stay they reported a wonderful trip with one exception being a visit to a hospital. Their comments said my staff was very attentive and cared for them by driving them to the hospital, to the pharmacy and taking some family members to the airport. They...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 30 April 2010

We stayed here after spending 10 days in Jaco, the night before our flight left to go back to the states. The hotel was hard to find--luckily we took a cab from our rental car company. We almost drove up there and we would have never found it. Make sure you have good directions and a map! Sherry was very...

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1Thank blondeeebuckeye
seattle
Reviewed 30 March 2010

This B&B within 15 minutes of San Jose Int. airport is a nice respite from the usual airport hotels. It has rooms with a volcano view, a flowery, viney yard with plenty of hummingbirds to watch, excellent food and service, and a good Tican restaurant just a leisurely 15 minute walk away.

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England
Reviewed 27 March 2010

We stayed here our first and second night of our trip around Costa Rica as it was only about 20 minutes by car from the airport. The area surrounding the hotel is nothing special and our first impressions were not great, but it is actually a quite nice base with a restaurant just a 5 minute walk away with great...

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1Thank JWDDEngland
San Francisco
Reviewed 24 March 2010

I chose this hotel based on the reviews I read on TripAdvisor and so feel the need to report back so that others will consider staying here. We spent the first night of our trip here, coming direct from the airport. It is extremely convenient to the airport but feels like it is a world away up in the hills...

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1Thank recycledracer
San Diego
Reviewed 16 March 2010

We chose this B&B for its location, close enough to San Jose International Airport that we would not have to drive too far after our flight from the U.S., and yet far enough to be away from the city. It was perfectly situated. The room was very clean, and breakfast was wonderful. Sherry was a very gracious host. This is...

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2Thank julie s
Chicago, IL
Reviewed 1 March 2010

We chose this B&B because it was about 10 minutes from the San Jose airport. We found a friendly American expat owner with southern charm and hospitality. The location is actually perfect if you don't want or need to be in San Jose proper (although we learned that not all of the shuttle companies pick up or drop off in...

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Sherrylvalentine, owner at Vina Romantica, responded to this review

Thank you for all your kind words about Vina Romantica. Just a short note to others - all our food is prepared right on site here at Vina Romantica from the freshest local ingredients by our local chef - Jovita. You can see our video on the website that shows LaFerria where we purchase our food. It's a great place...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vina Romantica is located just 5 kilometers from the International Airport. We are located in a tiny rural village at an altitude of 4200 feet. It is tranquil and the views of the volcanoes are magnificient. We are on the road to many of the tourist attractions that can be seen in one day. There are many very good restaurants in the area. You can relax and enjoy the true Costa Rican life style while staying at Vina Romantica. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vina Romantica

Address: 50 Metres Sur de Hotel Buena Vista | Las Pilas de San Isidro, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range: $107 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Vina Romantica 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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Also Known As:
Vina Romantica Alajuela
Vina Romantica Hotel Alajuela
Vina Romantica Costa Rica/Alajuela
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“All rooms good but the upstairs in the back have a great view of the volcano and country side.”
 of 5 bubbles randyst2014, 6 Apr 2015 | Read review
“I did not see all the rooms, but the ones I did see were in bad need or repairs”
 of 5 bubbles kleeottorogers, 4 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The room called Poas has a good view of the coffee fields and volcano.”
 of 5 bubbles randyst2014, 30 Sep 2014 | Read review
“They were all nice! (We got a tour)”
 of 5 bubbles genetyner, 4 Jul 2011 | Read review
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