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    Hotel Buena Vista

    Across from catholic church, Pilas, Alajuela, Alajuela 4050, Costa Rica
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          Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

          This was our first time in Costa Rica, and Hotel Buena Vista will definitely be a must come back to location; from the lobby staff to the groundskeeper all were wonderful. The sites from our room (#25) were breathtaking, the pool area and the rear...More

          Thank Loveslife75
          Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 2 May 2017

          Thank you very much for your very thoughtful review. The most important thing this hotel can offer is service, and we are glad that you found it to be good. You mentioned we offer tours. We specialize in tours to different locations of interest to...More

          Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

          Our family of five stayed in the junior sweet for 3 nights beginning our stay in Costa Rica. We were able to travel to see volcano, take a local night out in Alejula, and relax. Our kids loved the pool and coffee trail. The parents...More

          Thank Leah P
          Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 26 April 2017

          Thank for writing your observations of our hotel. You found time to do the things that most guests like to do, especially the opportunity to relax and unwind. Another advantage for guests is the location of the hotel west of San Jose. The principal places...More

          Reviewed 22 April 2017

          This is a beautiful little spot where you can actually feel the care the owners put into the place. I stayed with my friend in the Superior balcony room. We had our own balcony with gorgeous mountain views. The bed was one of the most...More

          Thank kdsNYC_11
          Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 26 April 2017

          Thank you for taking your time to write a review of our hotel. All of us in the hotel enjoy interacting with the guests. Those who don't speak English do so by smiling and being friendly. The owner likes to hear of the different experiences...More

          Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

          As a group of nine, we booked two rooms for one night. One being a villa and the other accommodating five people with three beds. This was perfect for our odd size. The entrance was somewhat hidden as it was a steep driveway with a...More

          Thank Brett Z
          Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 26 April 2017

          Thank you for your excellent commentary. We are sorry there weren't more guests at the bar. We would have liked that too. We don't have air conditioning because the hotel is at an altitude of nearly 4,000 feet, and it isn't usually hot. Am glad...More

          Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

          Nice hotel with lovely grounds. The breakfast was good and the room comfortable though we didn't have a view. I'd suggest checking which room you'll get when you book which I regretted as we paid extra for a superior double but got a view of...More

          Thank TravellingGecko
          Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 21 April 2017

          Thank you for your review of our hotel. We appreciate your comments because they show where we can improve. Am sure service could have been better. As you pointed out the hotel was very busy when your were here. It was Holy Week in Costa...More

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          • Top amenities
          • Pool
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Room Service
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room Service
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Concierge
          • Things to do
          • Pool
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          • US$123 - US$223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #6 Family Hotel in Alajuela
          • #7 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
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          • Number of rooms
          • 30
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          Ian L
          I plan to arrive for one night stay on June 15. I arrive around 1pm. Can you arrange for a driver to take me and my 10-year-old daughter to Poas Volcano around 2pm on the 15th and bring us back in time for dinner? IF so, how much would it cost?
          2 June 2017|
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          Response from Lori C | Reviewed this property |
          The staff were wonderful about picking us up at the airport at no additional cost. They also offer all sorts of excursions at very reasonable prices. Poaz is usually a 6 hour tour and costs approximately $120.00 for 2... More
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          David19480
          Hi there, I noticed a post asking about an airport shuttle. Is the $25 shuttle fee per person? We would be traveling with 4 adults & 3 children. Thanks so much!
          23 September 2016|
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          Response from jmascia5 | Reviewed this property |
          No charge for airport shuttle... It is free. Great deal! Great little boutique hotel. You will like it.
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          BAKERM007
          Do you allow smoking on the balconies or is there a smoking section thanks
          7 September 2016|
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          Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela | Property representative |
          Thank you for your question, we have some smoke outside area where you you are alowed
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          "Next time we go to Costa Rica, this will be where we start, and where we end, our trip."
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          "The small rooms on the side of the mountain offer great views of San Jose."
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          "My favorite rooms are #9 & #10 as they are on the first floor and have great views!"
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          "Room 15 had a beautiful view of Poas Volcano"
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