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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Rachel W London, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 2 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 2 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 3 weeks ago

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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San Angelo, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of 20-25 of us from San Angelo, TX have stayed at the Hotel Buena Vista for the past three years. We go to Costa Rica yearly for a church mission trip. At the end of our work week, we take a couple of days to relax and refresh. I was told about Hotel Buena Vista by a friend... More

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Larkspur, California, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here last night, our last night in CR, and appreciated the beautiful views of San Jose. They also prepped breakfast for us when we left for the airport this morning, which was nice. One aspect that may take getting used to is the "eco hotel" lights--lights won't go on unless you hang your key on a hook, a... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

A little off the beaten path but not too far from the airport. A perfect place to stay if you have just landed in Costa Rica and need a place to stay for one or two nights before you explore the rest of the country. Once here, the hotel has wonderful guest services and can drive you anywhere you need... 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*
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