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Hotel Bougainvillea

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   100 m Oeste de la Escuela Publica de Santo Tomas, Santo Domingo de Heredia 11-3100, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2009
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC
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64 reviews 64 reviews
30 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2009

Arrived in Costa Rica and went directly to the Hotel. After a long day traveling, I was wary about the accommodations we'd end up in. Boy was I surprised...beautiful, clean large room and I can't say enough about the gardens. Unfortunately we left the next day to go on adventures but I would've stayed longer if I could. The pool... More

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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2009

Over the holidays, I traveled to Costa Rica with one of my best friends. Through a flight + hotel combination deal from Expedia, we came upon Hotel Bougainvillea. My stay was for seven days, six nights from 30 December until 5 January, 2009. When you arrive at Hotel Bougainvillea, you arrive at the jewel of Heredia, Costa Rica. From the... More

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Owensville, Missouri
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15 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2009

It's a beautiful hotel with lovely gardens. Drink prices are very reasonable and services is good. Try playing the piano in the restaurant. Our group had a great time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2009

Great place to stay in San Jose area. Beautiful grounds and friendly.

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Centreville, MD
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2009

We stayed here for the first and last nights of our 12 day vacation in Costa Rica. They have a good restaurant and bar. Also, they have a very nice pool and tennis courts. You can borrow rackets and buy balls in the gift shop. They will also exchange money for you. They have rooms with 3 beds if needed... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2008

We had a great stay at the Bougainvillea and found staff to be friendly. Food in the Restaurant was adequate, although we had a couple of inedible steaks on one occasion- great "Boccas" in the Bar though!! The Gardens are quite fantastic and a trip in themselves - shame the Pool isn't a tad larger to allow for exercise swimming.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2008

An excellent hotel offering upscale accommodations at a fair and reasonable price. Located in a suburb of San Jose. There is a decent restaurant on the premises, plus a 10-acre, beautifully maintained private garden of tropical plants which surely is one of the most outstanding tropical gardens anywhere in the world--the garden also houses swimming pool, tennis courts and conference... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2008

The Gardens are very nice, and the hotel is clean. There is no AC and the pool is small. Customer service in the restaurant was very poor, and when we brought it to the attention of the front desk they were dismissive. Our room faced onto the main road and adjacent houses where barking dogs and screaming children were a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2008

Great place to start and end your vacation in costa rica. I stayed at this place last year and went back again with friends this year!! The garden is amazing..Worth your money!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2008

I visit Costa Rica several times per year for business, but this time was for pleasure. Every time I walk into the lobby of Bougainvillea, I feel like I am being welcomed to my second home. There are two things that make Bougainvillea one of my favorites, (and I travel frequently all over the world). The staff and the gardens.... More

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Address: 100 m Oeste de la Escuela Publica de Santo Tomas, Santo Domingo de Heredia 11-3100, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > Santo Domingo de Heredia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Bougainvillea 3.5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Only 20 min from the airport / A hotel inside a garden. 10 acres of the most beautiful gardens in Costa Rica. Experience Costa Rica: Come stroll in our beautiful tropical gardens; enjoy the fragrance of Costa Rica's refreshing air. Relax in our cozy rooms and facilities where our friendly staff will be happy to assist you! Enjoy our country, stay at Bougainvillea: A hotel inside a garden. Restaurant, bar/lounge. Indulge your appetite at our restaurant and bar, which offers a delicious fusion of international and local cuisine. The tasteful decoration of our restaurant compliments our personalized service. Enjoy a view of our gardens which sets the perfect backdrop for an enjoyable breakfast, lunch, dinner, or afternoon tea. Other amenities include complimentary wireless internet access and free parking. Balconies: Take a moment to notice all the beautiful details that the nature offers to you in our balconies with a mountain or garden view. Green mountains, colored tropical flowers and energetic hummingbirds will welcome you to Costa Rica! ... more   less 
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