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    Hotel Buena Vista

    4.8 km from Alajuela centre
    • Free Wifi
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    USD 146*View Deal
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    Across from catholic church, Pilas, Alajuela, Alajuela 4050, Costa Rica
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    All reviews central valley san jose nice coffee poas volcano coffee plants la paz balcony room small pool beautiful hotel waterfall gardens hotel staff first stop complimentary breakfast about minutes from the airport grounds are beautiful free airport the hotel offers osa peninsula hotel restaurant harlem
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    if you are arriving late & just need a place to sleep this may not be the best choice to truly appreciate this place you may want to spend a couple days here.Rooms are clean & very well kept. we got in late & i...More

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    Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena Vista

    Thank you for writing. The hotel provides a free shuttle by prior arrangement from and to the airport from 5 a.m. until 11 p.m. Cleanliness is very important, and the hotel exceeds at that. The head of our cleaning department has been with the hotel...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Gracious, low-key hotel set in well-maintained gardens with a patio, terrace, pool, flowers, birds, and a stunning view. It is ideally located between city and country: go north uphill, and you're in coffee, dairy, and strawberry country, on your way to natural attractions; go south,...More

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    Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena Vista

    Thank you very much for writing. The hotel is located north of the airport and west of San José. Most places tourists visit are easily reached from here. We don't have the San José traffic, and once out of the town of Alajuela, the road...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Our family first stayed here in 2005 and it quickly became our favorite airport hotel. It is located only 9 kilometers from the SJO airport but up high, above the noise of the city and airport and the hotel had personality, unlike the major chain...More

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    Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena Vista

    We really appreciate your review and your writing about how you first came and why you left for other hotels. Harlem, the manager, is an excellent manager and was with the hotel for 12 years before. He is very knowledgeable, and among other things is...More

    Reviewed 18 February 2017

    This nice hotel is about 20 minutes from the airport. Hotel staff will pick you up from the airport or take you there for free (just a small tip for the driver). Our room was small but comfortable. The hotel is very quiet. Breakfast is...More

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    Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena Vista

    Thank you for reviewing our hotel. We like to be of service to our guests ,and that includes picking them up or taking them to the airport. Tips are not mentioned in our vans, and are not promoted by the hotel. Ed

    Reviewed 17 February 2017

    Hotel Buena Vista is located in a tiny village a few kilometers from Alajuela, which is a few kilometers outside of San Jose. It’s a lovely hotel with lovely views and a very helpful staff. The hotel will provide you with a free shuttle to...More

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    Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena Vista

    Thank you for writing a review of our hotel. Thanks also for telling us about not having enough water pressure in the shower. We are checking all the rooms, and will correct the problem. We are in a small village called las Pilas. Pilas in...More

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    • Breakfast included
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    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!
    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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    BAKERM007
    Do you allow smoking on the balconies or is there a smoking section thanks
    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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    290eds
    We are staying with you soon. I was wondering if you have babybeds for a 1 year old?
    21 July 2016|
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    Response from DavidMDion | Reviewed this property |
    I do not know. Send your request directly to Hotel Buena Vista.
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    Room Tips
    "The junior suite with the balcony is excellent!"
    Ddorf_JT, 4 days agoRead review
    "I had a great view of the courtyard and an extraordinary view of the sunset from room 13."
    Stephen T, 18 days agoRead review
    "Rooms with windows to the street will be noisy at night."
    skybertha, 20 days agoRead review
    "villas are very nice for a larger group with nice views of the city"
    66SS427, 26 days agoRead review
    "Ground-floor rooms with patio views can be noisy when groups gather."
    wws68, 26 days agoRead review
    "No elevator to second floor."
    ChgoCookie, 1 month agoRead review
    "Room 3 was nice"
    DaveDee, 1 month agoRead review
    "Worth paying for a garden view room with balcony if you're staying for more than just a night's sleep."
    Ian C, 1 month agoRead review
    "Go for a suite if you can!"
    OregonGirl2017, 1 month agoRead review
    "No elevator to second floor. Also, there are cabins. We had room 23 with a balcony overlooking the Central..."
    SEBASTIAN B, 1 month agoRead review
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