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Buena Vista Lodge

Canas Dulces, Rincon de La Vieja, Costa Rica
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I just stayed on this hotel with my family and it was pretty good overall. We stayed on small cabins near to the bar area they were nice and comfy, at night there wasn't a single sound or light which made it extremely relaxing for sleeping however one of our cabins seemed to be having issues with sewer and there... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Buena Vista Lodge near Rincon de la Vieja in August of 2015 and loved it. It is a large ranch-type area with many separate buildings and activities situated on a big hill looking west down to the Pacific ocean. It was beautiful and offered a multitude of activities. We went horseback riding to their hot springs spa... More 

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Papendrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a grea lodge on the mountain. We loved the food, tour guide Ian (Thanks Ian!!!), the spa, the jungle slide (amazing!), pool and the sunsets. We stayed 3 nights and we recommend everybody to do the same.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good, spacious room with comfortable beds. Good, the location of the park near the nature park. Good, the view from the sunset terrace. There are however lots of improvements possible to make someones stay to a pleasant one. At our stay there were extensive excavations in progress. Starting at 6:15, just across or house kept us in the noise until... More 

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Woodridge, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I visited with my group of 18 customer (Natural History Trip), and from the very beginning we were treated with loyalty, with a great and unique service. The rooms are great and quiet, the surround of the lodge are wonderful. All the activities that the lodge offer to the customers, are great, from hanging bridges, tree seeping, hot springs, waterfalls... More 

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Savannah, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I can't say enough about the views, especially at sunset while at the bar perched in the mountains. The rooms were spacious and up to date. No a/c, but I believe I got wi fi in my room. The meals were buffet style and quite good. Best thing was riding a horse up and down a mountainside to get to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Very nice views and areas. The hotel definitely has a very "Summer Camp" feel. Everything is very structured and not very rugged. Recommended if you want to do controlled "adventure-type" activities. The rooms are clean and basic.

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Danville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The lodge is situated in the foothills of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano where there a a lot of local trails into the tropical dry forest. The forest canopy tour (zip-line) was a first for us. After walking about 20 minutes, we had a safety talk then strapped into our harnesses to start whizzing from tree to tree. The last... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The Buena Vista Lodge is an amazing place. Although the rooms, located in a duplex, are very basic. No air conditioning, fans only and no in-room safe. Can get WiFi in room. There are two restaurants, and a bar with a sunset view. Food was very tasty, but basic. Lots of beans, rice, meats, fruits, and a good breakfast. I... More 

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lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The Buena Vista Lodge and canopy tour is an amazing experience. We stayed for 4 nights, did the extreme canopy tour and would highly recommend it! The spa is unbelievable, there are 4 hot pools a steam room and mud wash. I would recommend you take Jungle mosquito repellant with you and wear it all the time as the bugs... More 

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