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Munich, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

165 reviews for this property so far, 159 of them rated Casa Buenavista as "excellent". No wonder... Such a tranquil, nice, well-kept place. Rooms really nice with AC, there are only 2 - so book ahead. All that is provided by the most wonderful hosts you can imagine. Only few 100 meters from a lovely beach. Playa Carillo? Yes, but... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

This B&B is a gem. Beautiful gardens, quiet, comfortable beds, lovely room and gardens! The hosts are friendly, accommodating, and made us feel at home. Would return in a heartbeat! Also loved the beach....sunset was beautiful! Beach was never crowded, great place to swim! All in all, a great stop on our two week trip to CR.

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todecinzia, Proprietario at Casa Buenavista Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Marla, many thanks for your nice review! We are happy that your stay at our B & B has been to your liking! Have a supernice life! Cinzia y Fiorenzo More 

Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

The place is well build, clean, and quite. The hospitality of the hosts makes this B&B very special! Home made Breakfast was so very delicious and always served with a smile! Walking distance to the most beautiful beach. Beautiful place to stay at the beautiful part of the world!

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todecinzia, Proprietario at Casa Buenavista Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Sweet Wonderful Lady, Many many thanks for your nice review! We are waiting to see you again ..... very soon :))) Superbig hug and ... Pura Vida! Cinzia y Fiorenzo More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Cinzia and Fiorenzo are fantastic hosts and we couldn't have asked for a better place to stay for our first time in Carrillo. Absolutely everything was wonderful... the quiet, beautiful setting, the spotless and comfortable room (which is cleaned daily), the fresh, homemade, delicious and varied breakfast every morning, and the wonderfully warm and welcoming hosts. You can tell that... More 

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todecinzia, Proprietario at Casa Buenavista Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Sweet Lydia, Many many heartfelt thanks! It has been our great pleasure to have you here for the Christmas time! Nicer to us could not be! You are a wonderful family! A thousand kisses to your beautiful and cute little guy! We wish you all the best and a wonderful 2016! Pura Vida! cinzia y fiorenzo More 

Mannheim, Germany
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

The owners of this place did everything to make our stay perfect! The B&B has only 2 rooms which makes the whole place very private. We loved the details: from a perfect homemade breakfast that changed every day to the lovely furnished room. Carillo is a very small town and if you are looking for something quiet and private then... More 

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todecinzia, Proprietario at Casa Buenavista Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Many many heartfelt thanks! Your words make us happy and give us more strength and joy in our work! We wish you all the best and a wonderful 2016! Cinzia y Fiorenzo More 

Oakland, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

If you are at all thinking of coming to the Samara/Playa Carrillo area you must stay at Casa Buenavista Bed & Breakfast. It is a lovely home about 200 meters from one of the nicest beaches in the world. The location alone makes it a worthwhile stop on your travels but what makes it a destination are the amazing host... More 

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todecinzia, Proprietario at Casa Buenavista Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Many heartfelt thanks! Your review is wonderful and for us it was really a joy to have you here! We wish you all the best and a wonderful 2016! Fiorenzo y Cinzia More 

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 July 2015

The details are everything. But they are nothing without a good structure at the base. At Casa Buena Vista, a few hundreds meters from the huge and quiet playa carrillo, both aspects are excellent. Perfectly clean and ordered, every single detail is almost maniacally curate. And what about the organic, rich and so tasty breakfasts prepared with absolute mastery by... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This was our first stop in Costa Rica. The place was beautiful with great giews. Walking distance to nice resturants. Staff was very helpful, got us a driver for the rest of our stay over exploreing the country.

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Thank M B
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3 reviews
Reviewed 17 May 2015

True Costa Rican Pura Vida. Lush gardens, clean rooms, peaceful surroundings. Cinzi and Fiorenzo thank you for wonderful food and hospitality. Location location value valuel Need I say more. Vegan never tasted so good. Fresh marmalades, sweet cakes, breads, eggs and fresh fruit salad...devine.. Can't forget the coffee! We will be back!

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Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

We chose Casa Buenavista based upon the excellent reviews. Cinzia and Fiorenzo are special hosts as described and certainly helped make our trip perfect for our needs. Playa Carillo is an amazingly beautiful and unspoiled beach. Breathtaking might be the best way to describe it. There are no hotels on the beach and never will be any. Therefore the lodging... More 

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todecinzia, Proprietario at Casa Buenavista Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Hola Dear JBREVIEW, Many many Thanks for your wonderful words! You are so kind! For us it was a great pleasure to meet you. We wish you and your wife a wonderful holiday for the days that you still spend in Costa Rica! Many thanks again for this review! Saludos y Pura Vida! Cinzia & Fiorenzo More 

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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Casa Buenavista Bed & Breakfast

Address: Urbanicacion Carrillo Real, Playa Carrillo 10100, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Carrillo
Price Range: £46 - £59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“both rooms are excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles M_Luca_M, 15 Jul 2015 | Read review
“There are only two rooms; they're both great.”
 of 5 bubbles cameronp654, 28 Apr 2014 | Read review
“A/C room if not use to the heat”
 of 5 bubbles 553kirkk, 23 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Both rooms are beautiful and very comfortable. The room located in the lower part of the property has a larger patio area and more shade.”
  • The gorgeous guest room I occupied during my stay
  • The bathroom attached to the upper guest room
  • A view towards the outdoor breakfast area from my upper guest room
 of 5 bubbles vacayplanner3, 13 Jul 2013 | Read review
“any room would please you and any day would be a good day”
 of 5 bubbles 8486, 9 Dec 2012 | Read review
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