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    Hotel Buena Vista

    Across from catholic church, Pilas, Alajuela, Alajuela 4050, Costa Rica
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          • Excellent57%
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          1 - 5 of 542 reviews

          Reviewed 4 days ago

          This is such a beautiful property, tucked in amongst the coffee plantations. The staff were so very friendly and welcoming. Diego served us the most delicious breakfast and dinner and Ed (owner) came by our table for a personal greeting. The room was so charming,...More

          Thank stuscholl
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          What a wonderful place to stay. This was our first stop in Costa Rica and we were very pleased. We ended up staying longer than expected due to my son getting ill and needing to be hospitalized briefly. The grounds were beautiful and peaceful and...More

          Thank Lori C
          Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 3 weeks ago

          Thank you for writing. You were considered special. As recall we took your son to the hospital. The hotel is removed from the city so it is quiet and peaceful here. It is a good environment in which to recover from a hospital stay. Am...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          The staff was wonderful so I'm hesitant to write anything negative as you can tell they care and love that they do. the other reviews led me to think the hotel was nicer and more updated than it was. It was rainy season so overall...More

          Thank sunniekate
          Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 3 weeks ago

          Thank you for your comments about your stay. Your sense of smell was very keen, and you detected all the different odors and dampness that we have. As you were experiencing all the odors, you didn't have time to reflect on or see the things...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          A hidden gem. Hotel is clean and comfortable with pretty views of the valley and a yummy breakfast. We arrived late so security guard let us in and showed us to our room. They had left us a nice note. Hotel is a little tough...More

          Thank daniarwen
          Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 3 weeks ago

          Thank you for reviewing our hotel. You mentioned our security guard who is a real benefit to the hotel because of his excellent English. Breakfast, as you point out is good. It is a complete one with eggs, fresh furits, cheese, juice, toasts,jelly, coffee, and...More

          Reviewed 23 May 2017

          The Hotel is beautiful and well maintained. We stayed in a little room that was on stilts on the side of the mountain and it overlooked San Jose in the central valley below. It was such a lovely view. When we arrived in mid February...More

          Thank ruthsstewart
          Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 4 weeks ago

          Thank you very much for your review of our hotel. There are various flowering trees on the hotel property, and we have recently planted forty poros which are orange flowering trees. Not all will survive, but the tree is fast growing and within a few...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Concierge
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$123 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #6 Family Hotel in Alajuela
          • #7 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 30
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          • Location
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          • Province of Alajuela >
          • Alajuela
          • Also Known As
          • Buena Vista Hotel ,
          • Buena Vista Alajuela ,
          • Hotel Buena Vista Costa Rica/Alajuela
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Ian L
          I plan to arrive for one night stay on June 15. I arrive around 1pm. Can you arrange for a driver to take me and my 10-year-old daughter to Poas Volcano around 2pm on the 15th and bring us back in time for dinner? IF so, how much would it cost?
          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
          Hi there, I noticed a post asking about an airport shuttle. Is the $25 shuttle fee per person? We would be traveling with 4 adults & 3 children. Thanks so much!
          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
          Do you allow smoking on the balconies or is there a smoking section thanks
          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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          "Next time we go to Costa Rica, this will be where we start, and where we end, our trip."
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          "The small rooms on the side of the mountain offer great views of San Jose."
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          "My favorite rooms are #9 & #10 as they are on the first floor and have great views!"
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