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Hotel Buena Vista

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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
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Free Airport Transportation
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 30 September 2013

We were flying into San Jose in order to get to the Osa Peninsula, so we needed a night's stay into and out of the country. Hotel Buena Vista is perfect if you just need a place to rest your head. It's a lot further...More

Thank bubbie9
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 22 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

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Certificate of Excellence
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
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room Service
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$134 - US$239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$134 - US$239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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