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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This restaurant has a great cuisine. I love the idea of having several beers at the entrance. Service took more than expected, but after a big table was over got back on track. Place Is beautiful, good view, calm and close to anybody on the Heredia/Santana area. Nice music and beautiful decoration. To get even better, get variety of beers...

Thank Rodrigo C
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not far from the airport so we thought handy for a quick layover before our charter the next day. So pleasantly surprised by all of it; the size of the room, the decor, great shower, the lovely outdoor dining/restaurant terrace, the grounds, the pool.... This place set the tone for us for a beyond-wonderful trip to Costa Rica. Would stay...

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Sylvia A, Gerente at La Riviera, responded to this review

Good morning We thank you for the nice comments that make us feel special and keep working to make our guest feel like home. Look forward to have you here again. Regards, Hotel La Riviera

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was very good. Fresh, clean and quiet. Pet friendly although the fee is a bit high but you pay it just once per stay, so if it is more than a day is very reasonable. Good food. The view of the valley is nice.

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Sylvia A, Gerente at La Riviera, responded to this review

Good morning we appreciatte very much the nice comments. We work hard to make our guest feel like home. We look forward to have you here again. Best regards, La Riviera Hotel.

Marbella, Spain
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We have been staying in this hotel regularly over the last few years. It is a convenient place to stay at the beginning and end of a Costa Rica trip, as it is close to the airport. The hotel will pick you up and drop you off at the airport; which is only about 20 minutes away. It is also...

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Sylvia A, Gerente at La Riviera, responded to this review

Good morning We really appreciatte and thank you for the nice comments, we are glad you choose us to stay. We look forward to have you here again. Best regards, Hotel La Riviera

Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Clean room, spacious. Good shower. We were unlucky that on the Sunday night we were there, a Costa Rican family stayed near us. A lot of talkings, laughing until about 22.30 hour. Early, 6 o'clock in the morning about, the children of the family were in the swimming pool active, so, we didn't need an alarmclock to wake up. They...

Thank Ed d
Sylvia A, Gerente at La Riviera, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the comments, we apologize for the inconvenience you had at the stay, we look forward to have you here again. Regards and Happy Holidays!!!

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

This was second stay here and it was just as super as the first. If you are flying in ask them to pick you up at the airport and they will wait on your flight and have your name on a board to greet you right past the baggage screening area just as you exit. A quick free ride to...

2Thank Glenn O
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived in San Jose and since we were on a budget, we picked this hotel based on reviews! The Riviera staff picked us up in a van for free, upgraded our room & greeted us with win 🍾. We are officially on our honeymoon and the extra thought was beyond appreciated. Gaby in the Front Desk was so informative...

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Sylvia A, Propietario at La Riviera, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the nice comments about your stay here, we wish you can have the best honey moon and enjoy the places where you are going. We will see you on the 12th. Best regards, Patricia Muñoz

Medellin, Colombia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

La Riviera is a great B&B Hotel to stay for a single night or a few days. The rooms are clean and well equipped. It has free Wi-Fi and the restaurant (Riviera Marketplace) is awesome, having a cozy environment and offering delicious food. Is pretty close to the airport and includes free shuttle.

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Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Minimum redefined! Do yourself a big favor and spend +20 USD for a normal place. The room we got - Generaly we were disgusted by everything, even showered with our flip-flops on. The street is just below the window so don't expect to get a good night sleep or anything. The towels were moist and stinky The Wi-Fi barely worked...

Thank Itay_L_Israel
Sylvia A, Gerente at La Riviera, responded to this review

We apologize for all the inconvenience you had at the stay , our Hotel work hard to make our guest feel confortable and like home. We had an emergency with the pool the reason why it was closed . We are going to check the points you brought out. Regards, Hotel La Riviera

Reading, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Have been visiting Costa Rica for over 15 years. We like to book at smaller places instead of chain hotels when possible. Also like to book at different ones to make comparisons. This hotel was almost perfect ( the pool was closed). It was clean, comfortable and friendly. Milton, who is the shuttle driver among other things, was just so...

2Thank Patricia L
Sylvia A, Gerente at La Riviera, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the nice comments about the hotel and restaurant. We apologize for the pool it was an emergency so it was closed for 3 days. We look forward to have you here again. Best regards, Hotel La Riviera.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Conference Facilities
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Additional Information about La Riviera

Address: Autopista General Canas to San Jose | 2 Km Oeste Del Hotel Marriott, Del Cementerio de Belen 100 Mts Al Sur, San Antonio De Belen 40701, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > San Antonio De Belen
Price Range: $88 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Riviera 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“best tip for this hotel would be - just don't”
 of 5 bubbles Itay_L_Israel, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“You can ask airport shuttle driver drop you off at city mall if you have a few hours to kill. $10 taxi ride back to hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles tx_pearland, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 15 if you like plenty of room”
 of 5 bubbles lindaved, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Room #13 has private balcony! Room #14 noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles tinar681, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“No elevators, but there are rooms on ground level also.”
 of 5 bubbles gfansler21, 29 May 2016 | Read review
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