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Hotel Bougainvillea

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Breakfast included
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All reviewssan josecosta ricatennis courtsgarden viewfirst nightgift shopbeautiful groundslovely hotelboth timesdining roomnice poolcentral valleyceiling fanbotanical gardensrooms are spaciouslong flightextensive gardens
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If there was a 'Good" rating I would give it. The hotel was clean and comfortable with a good size room. The buffet breakfast and dinner provided good quality food and the gardens were nice (as many reviewers have said) but in my opinion nothing...More

Thank Steve W
Response from avdwp, Front Office Manager at Hotel BougainvilleaResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Steve, we are glad to hear you liked the rooms and the food. In order to have 10 acres of gardens we have to be a little away, but San José is only 10 minutes by car and Heredia also 10 minutes in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family and another family decided to spend the night at this hotel after we flew in to San Jose in the evening. What a gem! From the moment we walked in, the front desk manager was extremely nice. Very helpful and even exchanged some...More

Thank Brinadog1
Response from avdwp, Public Relations Manager at Hotel BougainvilleaResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, above all we are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! It is true, we are lucky to have very mild temperatures here, it is because we 3000+ feet above sea level, so it is seldom too warm or too...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve stayed here briefly twice, and both times the service and breakfast were elegant and excellent. But the best reason to stay here is the incredible gardens, which are as extensive as a small arboretum, and full of hummingbirds, finches, wrens, thrushes, and even a...More

Thank Trudgemuffin
Response from avdwp, Front Office Manager at Hotel BougainvilleaResponded 1 week ago

We all thank you for your review! Yes, our arboretum does have 180 trees in total. Little by little we have achieved a lot and we are happy to have a collection that is pleasing to our human guests as well as our bird guests!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1st night in Costa Rica. After a long flight from France the check-in was effortless. Rooms were clean, beds comfortable and staff very professional. The next morning the garden amazed us with its diversity of plants and birds - they main reason for visiting Costa...More

Thank KLNature
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We landed here after a month of stays in mostly ‘rustic’ hotels. It has bee a delight. Big comfy bed in a room overlooking the beautiful gardens. Room service. Good restaurant and extensive breakfast buffet. There is a nice pool, an very good exercise gym,...More

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Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Conference Facilities
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Bar/Lounge
Tennis Court
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$141 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$141 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
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Paula T
9 May 2018|
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Response from avdwp | Property representative |
The weather where we are is very mild, because we are at 3000 ft + above sea level. So, temperatures fluctuate between 65-78º F. However, we do have the third floor rooms equiped with a/c, just in case.
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wegoustay
8 February 2018|
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Response from donalbrill | Reviewed this property |
yes, I think so however the paths areit.
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lockyu
12 January 2018|
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Response from _tobinbdt | Reviewed this property |
I can remember that the menu had vegetarian options but I have no idea about gluten free. I suggest contacting the hotel directly.
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"“Mountain View” looks out on the parking lot. Gardens views are beautiful."
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"Garden view is extremely worthwhile."
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"back of hotel towards garden is quiet and more scenic"
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"Garden view suite if one is available"
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