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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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    Reviewed 7 February 2013

    We stayed at this hotel on our last night in Costa Rica to be close to the airport as so many others do. We wished we stayed longer. We stayed in one of the villas (#1) and it was so worth it. After a 3...More

    Thank organicnancy
    Reviewed 5 February 2013

    We stayed two nights before returning to home. The views were nice but our room had a tree in the way. The staff seemed to be new or in need of training. It took 30 minutes for two drinks(one was a bottle of beer) at...More

    Thank Don B
    Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 7 February 2013

    I am the owner of this hotel (American). We have been in business 20 years. In particular I want to explain the mishap regarding a $1000 overcharge. Our invoices at check out are itemized for every purchase made for each room. This is for easy...More

    Reviewed 12 January 2013

    After arriving in Costa Rica by air from Europe we stayed one night at Buena Vista. This is a perfect hotel to spend one or two nights after arriving at the Juan Santamaria airport. The hotel offers complementary shuttle service from the airport. You can...More

    1  Thank SwedenSkibum
    Reviewed 7 January 2013

    Hotel Buena Vista is an excellent hotel with really awesome service. Their restaurant closes at 9 pm, but since my flight was arriving at 9:30 pm, they sent their menu card with the shuttle driver so I could order my dinner and have it ready...More

    Thank Dukkar D
    Reviewed 5 January 2013

    The staff was extraordinarily kind and gracious after Budget gave away our car - making calls for us and finding us another car. The grounds are well maintained and lovely. Our room was spotless. We arrived after midnight, but they were expecting us and everything...More

    Thank Carol H
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
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    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
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    • USD 136 - USD 246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 30
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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
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    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.
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    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
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    "Ask for a second floor room with a view of the coffee trail"
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    "If you can afford it, go for the second story with balconies."
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    "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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