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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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    29/10/2017Check In 30/10/2017Check Out
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Room & Suite (93)
    Pool & Beach (30)
    • Excellent57%
    • Very good32%
    • Average8%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “central valley” (47 reviews)
    “san jose” (136 reviews)
    “poas volcano” (43 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Free Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    29 Oct.30 Oct.
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 16 April 2013

    This hotel was a breath of fresh air...a little 27 room gem with a beautiful view! I stayed in one of the newly renovated standard rooms with a lovely view of the pool and gardens (modern accents, well appointed, comfy beds and bedding). This hotel...More

    Thank Debi C
    Reviewed 8 April 2013

    As others have noted, this is a smallish hotel located atop a hill with beautiful views of the city. Free airport pickup was handy. The property includes a short 'coffee trail' walking trail which afforded lovely views of the surrounding area. We utilized their shuttle...More

    Thank curmudgeon9
    Reviewed 8 April 2013

    This is a cute hotel overlooking the city of Alajeula, but the one thing that detracted from our experience was the terrible food. I am not overly picky at all, but I found it inedible. My husband said it was like college food. Also, the...More

    2  Thank 895TerryB
    Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 15 April 2013

    I am very sorry these guests did not enjoy our restaurant. We would have gladly replaced these meals no questions asked had we been asked. I am at a loss to explain what happened. Normally our guests enjoy the food we prepare. We get many...More

    Reviewed 5 April 2013

    Positives Airport shuttle service views of the city Garden Pool Great breakfast fruits and bread (filling) Rooms have beautiful carved wood doors and nice beds 15-20 minutes to airport 15-20 minutes to Poas (get up to Poas by 800 Opening if you hope to see...More

    1  Thank DontwaitMn
    Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 8 April 2013

    I am very sorry that somehow our shuttle was late. I assure you this is not a frequent event. Our policy is for the driver and vehicle to be in our entrance 10 minutes before departure. On rare occasions something is going to go wrong...More

    Reviewed 4 April 2013

    The room when you walk is a delight, two big beds, a clean bathroom, nice shower, it's a good hotel. Outside there's a pool, a garden, a coffee walk, great views, it really is a good hotel and frankly could be a 3 1/2 star....More

    1  Thank MichaelACox
    Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 9 April 2013

    I'm sorry this guest was dissatisfied with our restaurant. Apparently he had a vegetarian dish at night and expected the waiters to remember this in the morning. This is really not a reasonable expectation. The hotel is full a lot and even with only 30...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Alajuela >
    • Alajuela >
    • Pilas
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    Ian L
    2 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
    23 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.
    7 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
    Room Tips
    "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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    "Request Rm #10"
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