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3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Canas Dulces, Rincon de La Vieja, Costa Rica
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Buena Vista Lodge
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Cleanliness
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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights here and managed to fit in an amazing amount of activities. We did the canopy tour (gorgeous views) over the top of the rain forest. Next we rode horseback out to the hot lava springs where we had a true mud bath, hot springs experience. We did nature walks and saw some incredible flora and fauna.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't stay at this lodge. We stayed at the Riu Guanacaste. A bus collected us there at 7:15a, took us 1.5 hours to the zipline location. Then water slide. Lunch at the restaurant was wonderful! We then enjoyed a horsback ride to the hot spring pool/spa. Returned back to our hotel at 6:30p, as the sun was setting. Tony,... More

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Samara
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My husband and I stayed one night at the hotel and we really really enjoyed it. We did the canopy tour which offered outstanding views of the Rincon de la Vieja volcano as well as of the west coast of Costa Rica and the ocean. It was breathtaking while sipping from trees to trees. They have an awesome Tarzan swing... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Stayed here with my family for two nights we did all of the activities the staff from the front desk to the canopy to the lava Springs everyone was very helpful and friendly it really has amazing views the rooms were decent size and they were clean

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Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The two days that we stayed here were so windy that it made it difficult to enjoy the property. The cabin shook and the wind howled right through the walls. I was told that the wind is common. The room was pleasant and mattress was thin. The hikes from the lodge were wonderful and we saw more wildlife here that... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We were totally surprised by this place. We had an amazing 5 day stay is the jungle lodge. Rooms were clean and spacious. Every staff member we dealt with was extremely professional, helpful and quite fun. The buffet breakfast and dinner was excellent. Plenty of tours offered but there is also walks that you can do yourself for free which... More

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Diest, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

nice hotel, lovely rooms integrated in the green environment. Lot's of activities unfortunately to pay for (and rather expensive) but seems to get common in Costa Rica. No arco on the room but the temperature at night is OK and the VAN creates refreshment. The rooms are basic but more than OK. The view on the mountains is great.

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Bowling Green, Ohio, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We traveled throughout the Guanacaste region as a group of 4 adults and two children. We stayed at five different locations and this was, by far, the best stay of the whole trip. it is safe there for ourselves and our valuables (unlike most places in country). We bought the adventure packages at the local rate as we were not... More

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San Francisco, California
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3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Our family of six enjoyed our one night stay in side by side cabins. A local fried recommended it on our way from Monteverde to Tamarindo. The ziplines were very fun (nothing like sky trek in Monteverde). None of them very long but still fun. We all did the waterslide ONCE (you can do it up to 5 times). It... More

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20 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

we stayed at Buena Vista Lodge for a couple of days. There is horseback riding, watersliding, zip-lining, visiting the hot spring pools, hiking in the dry forest and just hanging out at the Sunset Bar to check out the fireflies. The ziplining was fun. there is a section where you can zipline upside down. The hot springs were nice -... More

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Address: Canas Dulces, Rincon de La Vieja, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Rincon de La Vieja
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Buena Vista Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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Also Known As:
Buena Vista Hotel Rincon De La Vieja
Buena Vista Lodge Costa Rica/Rincon De La Vieja

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