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All reviews my girlfriend steep hill hotel is situated hotel guests hotel pool entire area rooms are clean checking in fantastic hotel wheel drive main road mal pais five nights pura vida fell in love the santa teresa area nicoya peninsula
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Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

Loved the stay at Hotel Buenos Aires. If you are planning to go, ensure you have a four wheel drive to get you up the very steep mountain, but the view is great.
Very helpful and friendly staff and. three super sweet dogs on the property.

Date of stay: February 2019
Trip type: Traveled with family
Thank MarPerss
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Javier d, Owner at Hotel Buenos Aires, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2019

Thank you Mar for share this review of our place.
lt was a pleasure have you with us!
Keep enjoying Costa Rica:)
Big hug.
Javi
B.A. Hotel

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Reviewed January 12, 2019

I was very impressed by the reviews here, and decided to give Hotel Buenos Aires a try.
And well, the reviews did not lie.

The hotel to us was the definition of Pura Vida. A completely magical view, pleasant sounds and good people provided a perfect atmosphere for our 4 day stay. Although the amenities may not be as luxurious as the 5-star resorts our parents used to drag us to, this place makes up for that (and even more) in charm and vibes. Also, the rooms are clean and we found nothing to complain about. Although there is no safe for valuables (which I would normally consider a must) we had no concerns over safety of our items here, and we generally felt very secure. The hotel restaurant is good, and we found that the prices were very fair.

Having read some reviews, we were a bit scared of the steep hill from the road/beach up to the hotel. Several people had recommended ATVs or 4x4s to climb it, but honestly we didn't find it to be a big problem. There is quite a climb from the bottom to the top, and we did manage to lose our breath every time, but still we managed to go up and down +6 times every day without a problem.

Most importantly: Javi, the owner, is a completely genuine and extremely nice and helpful guy - if only all hotels had a guy like that...!

I dont think we have ever experienced such great value for money, do yourself a favour and stay here at least a couple of days if you are ever in Santa Teresa.

Date of stay: January 2019
  • Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Javier d, Owner at Hotel Buenos Aires, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2019

Wow, Filip! lts very nice wake up and start my day reading a review like yours :)
Thank you very much for your words, Flo and l really try to make a good job, glad you see it ;-)
Also thank you for share your vacations with us, pleasure to have you both.
Hope you keep enjoying Costa Rica!
Big hg from Mal Pais.
Javi

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Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Loved everything about our stay at a Buenos Aires. Unbeatable views of the consistent swells rolling into the beaches, and the hotel and restaurant are a real oasis of tranquility compared to the busy town. The place is up a steep road and then a trail of steps. If you like nature there is all kinds of insects/lizards/iguanas and squirrels on the trail. Pool is halfway up so you can cool down on the way. We stayed for 11 nights, and rented a quad for the second half of our trip which was a great way to see the northern beaches around manzanillo, surf some different places and eat out without having to drag your full belly up the steps!

Thanks Buenos Aires !

Charlie & Leanne

Date of stay: January 2019
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Javier d, Owner at Hotel Buenos Aires, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2019

Thank you so much guys for write this review about our hotel :)
We really apreciate the time and thank you very much for chare your vacations with us, it was a pleasure have you here.
Hope we can share a few more waves some day, ja!
Big hug from Mal Pais.
Javi
B.A. Hotel

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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

AMAZING view and setting, clean and comfortable room, the perfect hosts and service! From Javi’s warm greeting on arrival and throughout my stay, I couldn’t have asked for a better first accommodation in CR.

Date of stay: December 2018
Trip type: Traveled solo
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Javier d, Owner at Hotel Buenos Aires, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2018

Thank you George for sharing your vacation with us, it was pleasure have and meet you. Also thank youo for write this review of our place!
Wish you the best on this special trip around Costa :)

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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I spent four nights here and could not have been more pleased. The setting is truly magical perched up on the hill (rent a car or ATV!). And Javier is the most gracious/welcoming of hosts.

Date of stay: April 2018
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Thank joshb0329
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buenosaireshotel, Owner at Hotel Buenos Aires, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Hi Josh.
Thank you very much for this beautiful review of our place. Like l told you, it was a pleasure have you and Alex with us.
Hope next time we can share a few waves :)
All the best!
Javi
B.A. Hotel.

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