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Maryland
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Pros - Perfect location to Poas Volcano. Room was spacious and clean. Breakfast was delicious. Con - The entrance to the hotel was not marked very well. There was a bumpy, winding road to get the the hotel.

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Out of the 8 places we stayed in Costa Rica on our 12 day trip, this was the best! The rooms were stunning and spacious! There are not many rooms and that's what makes this hotel unique. They cater to the guests. Breakfast was fantastic! This hotel is on a ranch, so be prepared to see donkeys upon arrival! I...

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Reviewed 1 March 2016

Sometimes when I write reviews I feel a bit lost for words. That is particularly true when my opinion is very, very positive about the place I am trying to review. This time I really feel like that a lot: this place is simply superb! Great service started way before we arrived. A few days before I called in to...

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Fiji2076, Public Relations Manager at Altura Hotel, responded to this review

Dear customer, Altura Hotel truly thanks you for your amazing description of your experience with us, never had we received such a detailed and heart felt review; analizing all those some times missed details of our property and potraying it so beautifully. We can only thank you again and most certainly hope to have you with us again. Best regards...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent a couple nights at this cute little place so we could visit the Poas Volcano National Park. We had the most amazing view from our suite, the room was a stand alone building and breakfast was part of our room rate. No complaints!

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Fiji2076, Public Relations Manager at Altura Hotel, responded to this review

Dear customer, Altura Hotel thanks you welcoming description of your experience with us. We Look forward to be able to serve you again, Best regards Alejandro Esquivel

Mount Sinai, NY
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Lovely studio, beautifully decorated with 12 foot high ceilings and big picture windows in all sides. Scenic views from high a top a mountain (5,000 ft) overlooking the water and the night lights of San Jose and Aljuela. Nice commons areas to congregate and meet other guests. Great hospitality from the host. 5 minutes to the volcano and close by...

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Fiji2076, Public Relations Manager at Altura Hotel, responded to this review

Dear customer, Altura Hotel thanks you for review and such a nice description of your experience with us. We Look forward to be able to serve you again, Best regards Alejandro Esquivel

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We enjoyed our evening at this hotel. The staff were very helpful. Apparently we were the first customers requesting a fire in the fire pit for a marshmallow roast. They worked hard to find us 'cooking utensils' . That said, we scoured the property and found some decent sticks. The evening was cold but and we loved coming back to...

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Fiji2076, Public Relations Manager at Altura Hotel, responded to this review

Dear customer, Altura Hotel thanks you for taking a moment and reviewing our hotel, it centainly is pleasant to know that your chiildren enjoyed the hotel the most, and our effort towards making an impression as a different kind of hotel was achived. We Look forward to be able to serve you again, Best regards Alejandro Esquivel

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Five stars does not mean this is a five star hotel, it means that this hotel is a 5 star experience with 5 star service. I paid a little extra for the suite and I am glad I did. I really enjoyed the sitting area with views of the valley and San Jose. The suite had a sitting area with...

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Fiji2076, Public Relations Manager at Altura Hotel, responded to this review

Dear customer, Altura Hotel thanks you for such a vivid description of your experience with us, and certainly pleases everyone at the hotel you enjoyed your stay. We Look forward to be able to serve you again, Best regards Alejandro Esquivel

Reviewed 8 January 2016

Lovely lovely place with very nice people running it. Even two very cute donkeys in the lobby - beautiful suites to stay in, sweeping views. Rains a lot so the plants are huge and glorious. Loved this place - just a few minutes down the road from the Volcano. Gorgeous brekkie served the next day.

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Fiji2076, Public Relations Manager at Altura Hotel, responded to this review

Dear customer, Altura Hotel thanks you for such a nice description of your experience with us. We Look forward to be able to serve you again, Best regards Alejandro Esquivel

Cheyenne, Wyoming
Reviewed 16 December 2015

If you are visiting Volcan Poas, this is an amazing little hotel to stay at. Very modern, amazing rooms and quiet. This is the perfect romantic get away to start or end your trip in Costa Rica. The Hotel is located on a farm outside of San Jose, and there are only 8 - 10 rooms so the Hotel is...

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Fiji2076, Public Relations Manager at Altura Hotel, responded to this review

Dear customer, Altura Hotel thanks you for your review, and feels encouraged by it to keep trying our best to make you feel at home with us. Thank you for noticing our intent of making your stay an unique experience by trying to provide quality service at a different type of hotel. We Look forward to be able to serve...

Arundel, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2015

We were looking for somewhere to stay close to the volcano, and this place ticked all the boxes. The folks here are the most friendliest we have ever encountered, and have done a lovely job with this place. It's emphasis is nature, and looks like parts are still a farm with animals and beautiful gardens. The room we had was...

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Fiji2076, Public Relations Manager at Altura Hotel, responded to this review

Dear customer, Altura Hotel thanks you for your description, and feels encouraged by it to keep trying our best to make you feel at home with us, knowing the uniqueness of our hotel mixing a naturei and a farm´s life, with our homegrown poducts and diverse animals. We Look forward to be able to serve you again, Best regards Alejandro...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Altura Hotel is a small resort that blends the essence of the rural lifestyle with the comfort that offers a great hotel room, altogether at a mystical place filled with fog, rain, wild animals and an incomparable view of the central plateau and the Nicoyan Gulf on the Pacific coast.The Hotel located 24 km away from the city of Alajuela, and International Airport and 5 min drive from the Poas Volcano ... more   less 

Additional Information about Altura Hotel

Address: Nr. Estacion de Servicio de Poasito, Poas Volcano National Park 20802, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Poas Volcano National Park
Price Range: $187 - $377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“avoid the "Tower" suite - it wobbles and feels like an aquarium.”
 of 5 bubbles NervousNerd, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose the glass walled bungalow if you have any choice!”
 of 5 bubbles X9413WEronb, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Probably better view from the rooms in the upper floor”
 of 5 bubbles 434willim, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“I would definitely recommend Altura Hotel”
 of 5 bubbles RadiantOne, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Best room seems to be the suite. Go for it!”
 of 5 bubbles carloscR6044CS, 29 Feb 2016 | Read review
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