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Hotel Buena Vista

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Reviewed yesterday

We stayed here on our last night in Costa Rica and were very pleased. We had been staying near Corcovado National Park while birdwatching and were so sad to be heading back to the city to head home but this hotel eased the transition for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This lovely place had a great view of San Jose. Great place to have a happy hour drink and watch the lights of the city turn on. The rooms were comfortable and updated. If you're lucky, Ed will greet you at check-in with a quip...More

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Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. Glad that you liked the views from the hotel , and that the rooms were nice and the beds comfortable. Enjoyed meeting you. Guests come from all over, and are interesting to listen to because of their varied experiences. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to stay. It's not a chain hotel but all the better for being g a really lovely family run hotel. It's easy to reach from the airport and within easy striking distance of the local sites of interest, La Paz...More

Thank Gordon F
Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 1 week ago

This is a great place to stay. It's not a chain hotel but all the better for being g a really lovely family run hotel. It's easy to reach from the airport and within easy striking distance of the local sites of interest, La Paz...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

At the Hotel Buena Vista we had great service, good food, comfortable, spacious rooms, and convenient location. This upscale hotel provides free and reliable airport transportation and features a great view of the city. We used it for accommodations both before and after our flights.More

Thank Argentcedar
Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking your time to write. Am pleased that you came, and found everything satisfactory. You get what you bring, and you were a very pleasant guest. Employees know when guests are really friendly, and they respond in kind. We hope that you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Buena Vista - a great place to stay. The staff was super friendly from the moment we walked in tired and hungry. The staff fixed us an off hours meal that was perfect. Our room for 4 was big and clean. The proximity to...More

Thank Michael K
Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking time to review our hotel. We try to accomodate our guests in their different needs because we appreciate their being here, and want them to know that. We look forward to your coming back. Ed

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Breakfast included
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Free Parking
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US$135 - US$247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Ian L
1 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
22 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
6 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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