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Hotel Buenisimo

100 mts south of the church, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Hotel Buenisimo
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

After reading all the 5-star reviews, I must say we were somewhat disappointed. What we like: - Easy to find. When you see the black and white Red Snapper Restaurant sign on the main road, turn all the way to the top of the hill is where Buenisimo is. - View is spectacular. Not only you get the ocean view,... More 

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Sedona, AZ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This place is by far my favorite spot in ST. When first arriving stayed at 3 other places before getting a local recommendation to see if they had an opening. They are up above the dust on the hillside with prefect views of the waves. A quick walk to the beach. I rented a 4x4 to get me up to... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The bungalow we more than I could have asked for. Amazing views with great breezes. Our bungalow had AC but its nice to sit in the hammock and not sweat to death. Ryan was a great host, and The Red Snapper at the bottom has some of the best paella in the world!

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

My buddy and I were here for a few nights at the end of March after meeting a local at a beach bar who recommended the casitas/bungalows. The views are amazing, the tranquility as well, nothing compares. Thanks to the Buenisimo staff for an unmatched CR trip

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

My friend and I Stayed for a month mid nov to mid dec and I never wanted it to end... We arrived at night greeted by a great guy Ryan and we really had no idea what our eyes where going to wake up to in daylight. GORGEOUS! We will return and will send many friends! Thanks so much for... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Friends recommended Hotel Buenisimo and we couldn't have been at a better place for our honeymoon. In fact, we'd only booked one week of our 2-week Costa Rica trip at Buenisimo, but loved it so much that we extended our stay! We went in October which is in the "green season" and were lucky to get great weather--gorgeous warm sunny... More 

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Seal Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We simply cannot thank Charlie, Denise and Eva enough for a fantastic week at Hotel Buenisimo. The peace and tranquility of their beautiful property was an incredible setting for a surf/beach vacation in Malpais. (Neema caught the waves of his LIFE!) Our casita overlooking the ocean had a simple (but perfect!) kitchen which was very helpful on our small budget,... More 

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Long Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

My boyfriend took me here for my birthday at the end of August last year. We had the most amazing time, and are planning another trip back! The weather was beautiful and there was only one stormy night. We stayed in one of the casitas at the top of the hill that had an indescribable view. Every morning we hiked... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

4 adults and 1 child Thanksgiving 2012. There's nothing like it. All the other places just cannot compare to the hospitality and welcoming that the staff show the guests. It is paradise on earth, the colors were out of this world! Ryan rolls out the red carpet and can show you hidden treasures off the beaten path.

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Carolina Beach, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

This was our 2nd trip to Hotel Buenisimo. We stayed in a casita this year and loved it!! Spacious, great view, and reasonably priced. The breakfast is outstanding, especially after a good surf session. Built in workout if you do not rent a car or 4 wheeler, which we did not mind at all. We felt very safe and comfortable.... More 

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