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Buena Vista Lodge

Canas Dulces, Rincon de La Vieja, Costa Rica
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Great location in northern Costa Rica. On site, this hacienda has two restaurants, a bar with great sunset views, horses for trail rides, areas for great nature walks in the dry tropical forest, a zipline with 11 platforms (canopy tour) and a "spa" with mud bath, hotspring pools and an outdoor massage.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We drove up from Playa Flamingo and arrived for our 9:00 am appointment for horseback riding, steam room/mud bath/spa, water slide & lunch. We throughly enjoyed our day and was happy with the well kept grounds and friendly staff. We did have a problem of our prepaid reservation being made for the wrong date but thankfully the front desk representative... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Very , very basic room and bathroom. Room and bed were not comfortable. Swimming pool not well maintained. Breakfast and dinner not OK !!! Hanging bridges are really nothing special ! The way to the lodge is more than 1 hour drive on very bad road !! The only positive thing was the sunset at the mirador.

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aocampo, Owner at Buena Vista Lodge, responded to this review

Dear John, Greetings from Buena Vista Lodge! We are sorry to be acknowledge that our lodge did not meet your expectations. Here at Buena Vista Lodge we daily make our very best effort to host satisfied customers and exceed expectations. In regards to your comments, yes our lodge is an hour from Liberia with a 35 minute drive on a... More 

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