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Copey Street Go 60m West, Then 100m North. Vista Canyon Inn Left Side, Santa Ana 10906 Costa Rica
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless check-in
Updated 06/22/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/22/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#1 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Santa Ana
2020 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
Airport transportation available, A/C, hot water, heated pool, hot tub, Free Internet, English/Spanish/German speaking staff, tour desk, free calls to US & Canada. Secure, & secluded location with spectacular views of canyon, waterfalls & Virilla river below. Owners live on site. Book directly for best pricing.
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Heather Cubas wrote a review Feb 4
5 contributions
Vista Canyon Inn is one of the BEST places I have ever stayed in. The view is breathtaking and the photos do not do it justice. Eleazar, Dave and Marsha were the most sweetest people you will ever meet and all they want to do is make sure your stay is a great one. They were willing to help in any way possible when it came to arranging excursions, massages, and transportation. The room was immaculate and comfortable and the breakfasts were delicious! So grateful for Eleazar who ALWAYS had a smile on his face and for his ideas/tips to maximize our time in Costa Rica. This place is truly a home away from home and I cannot wait to go back.
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Date of stay: January 2021
Sleep Quality
Response from Marsha Waddelow, Owner at Vista Canyon Inn
Responded 2 weeks ago
It was a delight to have you as our guest and so appreciate your kind remarks. Eleazar, Dave and. I as well as our amazing staff work hard to make sure your expectations are exceeded during your stay. We are so glad you felt at home and we look forward to having you stay with us when your travels bring you back to Costa Rica. Warmest Blessings Marsha
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MrsNashville wrote a review Jan 2020
Nashville, Tennessee14 contributions
Property's Favorite Review
We stayed at the Vista Canyon Inn one night after an 8 day adventure throughout Costa Rica and after a long day of traveling. From the moment we parked the car we felt at home. We were going to leave and grab food, but the owner suggested Uber eats and we were so happy to have a great meal on their beautiful property - and we didn’t even have to leave. It was a win-win! The owners were incredibly friendly and hospitable. Our room couldn’t have been any cleaner and the towels & sheets were very nice. The shower and hot water were great too. We loved the mini bar beverage options and the authentic breakfast. We will definitely be booking here again during our next trip to Costa Rica.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from Marsha W, Owner at Vista Canyon Inn
Responded Jan 24, 2020
We were glad you enjoyed spending your last night of your trip at Vista Canyon Inn. We always want our guests to feel and home and happy you found your room clean and comfortable. Thanks so much for your kind comments and 5 star review. In the event your travel plans bring you back to Costa Rica please know you are always welcome at Vista Canyon Inn. Many Blessings Marsha
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UC2002 wrote a review Dec 2020
Corsica, France34 contributions2 helpful votes
What a great stay we has! David is extremely thoughtful to take care of everyone‘s needs - and especially looks out for little kids. Garden, pool and rooms are all in fantastic shape. We enjoyed every minute and surely will be back!
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Response from Marsha Waddelow, Owner at Vista Canyon Inn
Responded Jan 2, 2021
Thank you so much for your kind remarks about your recent stay with us at Vista Canyon Inn. We work very hard to make sure the property is in the condition we would want if we were staying here as guests. We miss our grandkids and your cute kids really helped me feel the void of not being around ours. Please know you are always welcome and look forward to having you as our guests in the future. Enjoy your holiday in Costa Rica. And thanks again for staying with us. Dave
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2RedSquirrels wrote a review Dec 2020
Windsor, Canada297 contributions90 helpful votes
Marsha and Dave are wonderful hosts. From the time we were picked up at the airport to the end of our visit, we felt as though we were cared for by friends. Such great hospitality! Vista Canyon Inn is aptly named as it sits on a canyon's edge providing wonderful views. The lush vegetation and amazing vistas make Vista Canyon a truly wonderous place. Our room was clean and comfortable. With easy access to the pool and a sitting area, it was like having our own walkout spa. Breakfasts were delicious. Each meal was accompanied by fresh fruit and juices. The coffee in Costa Rica is delicious. I am greatly anticipating my next visit. I do not believe there is a finer accommodation in San Jose.
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Date of stay: November 2020
Sleep Quality
Response from Marsha Waddelow, Owner at Vista Canyon Inn
Responded Dec 9, 2020
Thanks so much for your kind comments regarding your recent stay. It was our pleasure to host you and so delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next visit. Please know you are always welcome in our home. Hugs, Blessings and happy holidays
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Heidi_Josh wrote a review Sep 2020
Uvita, Costa Rica144 contributions46 helpful votes
We really enjoyed our stay here. If you need to spend some time in the city this is a nice little oasis. The hotel and grounds are nicer in person that you see in the photos. We stayed in a king suite on the 2nd floor and had views of the canyon, the bed is comfy and you have 4 sleeping pillows. Room is super clean & nicely furnished. Great water pressure & temperature gets very hot. I liked that the rooms have a mini fridge and you can open the high windows instead of using the a/c. The temperature outside is perfect for sleeping. We saw lots of toucans, hummingbirds and butterflies. They have a lobby with coffee ready early in the am, a water cooler to refill your bottles and an honor bar system so you can get sodas, wine, beer or make yourself a cocktail. Breakfast was different everyday and really good. The Pool is heated and they have a hot tub too. Hopefully we have more time at the hotel next time to use them. Thanks Dave & Marsha for a great stay.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Marsha Waddelow, Owner at Vista Canyon Inn
Responded Sep 17, 2020
We so enjoyed having you and delighted you chose Vista Canyon Inn for your 4, day getaway. We work hard to make sure we meet all our guest's needs during their stay. Glad you enjoyed the extra pillows, hot water, and high water pressure in your suite. Travelers new to Costa Rica don't understand that such amenities are truly commodities when exploring our beautiful country. So glad you brought Raphe along. We love fur babies and Kali & Bella really enjoyed playing with him. Can't wait to hear about the progress on the construction of your new home. Thank you for your kind review and we hope to see you again in the near future. Warmest Blessings Marsha & Dave
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Costa RicaProvince of San JoseSan Jose MetroSanta Ana
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Frequently Asked Questions about Vista Canyon Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Vista Canyon Inn?
Nearby attractions include Refugio Animal de Costa Rica (4.8 miles), Anfiteatro de Villa (0.7 miles), and Santa Ana Town Center (3.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Vista Canyon Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Vista Canyon Inn?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Vista Canyon Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Vista Canyon Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Vista Canyon Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Naans & Curries, alTAPAS, and Doris Metropolitan.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Vista Canyon Inn?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Vista Canyon Inn have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Vista Canyon Inn offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Vista Canyon Inn?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Is Vista Canyon Inn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.