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Hotel Buena Vista

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Across from catholic church, Pilas, Alajuela, Alajuela 4050, Costa Rica
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Ranked #4 of 30 Hotels in Alajuela
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great place to relax. The views are spectacular, the rooms were clean and comfortable. We were able to walk to nearby restaurants, which also had spectacular views. The locals weren't overly friendly though, and one of them referred to my friend as "a Caribe".

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was the first place I ever stayed when I first visited Costa Rica back in 2008. The Hotel was 5 star with excellent service. They even threw an election party back then when President Obama was first elected. I didn't know much about Costa Rica back then as I do now but the hotel was located outside of San... More

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only intended to stay one day, but found ourselves staying on for four! The views of San Jose and the Central valley held our fascination. As it was the rainy season, we enjoyed the clouds and rain as they rolled towards us from the mountains across the valley. The clear nights revealed a carpet of lights reaching right up... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was exactly what we needed when we arrived in Costa Rica. The staff were friendly, helpful, efficient and went out of their way to help and serve us. The room was really nicely decorated, dean and comfortable, the view was spectacular, the gardens were stunning and the food and wine, delicious. I would highly recommend it as a... More

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Mishawaka, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only spent a single night, but wished we could have spent more. This elegant, but simple hotel set in the rolling coffee hills above San Jose is a place I want to return to. A perfect setting to relax and rest while enjoying a book, the small dipping pool, and lounge chairs overlooking the cities below. A boutique hotel... More

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Mishawaka, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely hotel perfect for families, couples, young and mature . We really liked that it is owned by a family, not a "chain hotel experience". The hotel offers rooms with views , some with balconies overlooking the city , several modern villas - perfect for couple or family. it is located close to the Doka coffee plantation,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently stayed at Hotel Buena Vista at the start and end our of trip to Costa Rica. We were travelling with 3 young children (ages6,4&2) and we were made to feel very welcome. The hotel has beautiful views, rooms are very comfortable and clean. The staff were very friendly and helpful & a wonderful breakfast too! Thank you to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here on our way to Puerto Jimenez and loved it. The view is nice as I watched the sun rise, and the coffee beans glisten with dew, then the butterflies. Would stay again any time and hope to soon.

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Costa Rica on a Rotary trip and a fellow Rotarian recommended this hotel. American owned, well run, amazing staff -- and the rooms were perfect! We saw all the options and ended up staying in a villa, two queen beds and a full living room plus a porch with perfect views of the central valley. Twinkling lights... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Our family of four stayed at Hotel Buena Vista the first night and last night of an 11 day trip to Costa Rica after having it recommended to us by friends who had been there recently. The rooms were clean and comfortable, the views were spectacular, and the food delicious. Our first morning there we were having trouble getting our... More

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Address: Across from catholic church, Pilas, Alajuela, Alajuela 4050, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Alajuela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Buena Vista 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Buena Vista Alajuela
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