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    Hotel Buena Vista

    Across from catholic church, Pilas, Alajuela, Alajuela 4050, Costa Rica
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          Free Wifi
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          Reviewed 22 April 2013

          We stayed at this hotel on 3 different occasions during our 10 day trip. All the rooms were very nice (we had 3 different rooms) but be forewarned, none of them had air conditioning instead they had ceiling fans. This isn't a problem during the...More

          Thank Jenny P
          Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 28 April 2013

          We are happy this guest rated us as 4 star (very good). I would like to respond to some of these observations. Yes, we do not have air conditioning. We are at 4400 feet elevation on the way up to the Poas Volcano. The nightly...More

          Reviewed 16 April 2013

          This hotel was a breath of fresh air...a little 27 room gem with a beautiful view! I stayed in one of the newly renovated standard rooms with a lovely view of the pool and gardens (modern accents, well appointed, comfy beds and bedding). This hotel...More

          Thank Debi C
          Reviewed 8 April 2013

          As others have noted, this is a smallish hotel located atop a hill with beautiful views of the city. Free airport pickup was handy. The property includes a short 'coffee trail' walking trail which afforded lovely views of the surrounding area. We utilized their shuttle...More

          Thank curmudgeon9
          Reviewed 7 April 2013

          This is a cute hotel overlooking the city of Alajeula, but the one thing that detracted from our experience was the terrible food. I am not overly picky at all, but I found it inedible. My husband said it was like college food. Also, the...More

          2  Thank 895TerryB
          Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 15 April 2013

          I am very sorry these guests did not enjoy our restaurant. We would have gladly replaced these meals no questions asked had we been asked. I am at a loss to explain what happened. Normally our guests enjoy the food we prepare. We get many...More

          Reviewed 5 April 2013

          Positives Airport shuttle service views of the city Garden Pool Great breakfast fruits and bread (filling) Rooms have beautiful carved wood doors and nice beds 15-20 minutes to airport 15-20 minutes to Poas (get up to Poas by 800 Opening if you hope to see...More

          1  Thank DontwaitMn
          Response from BuenaVistaAlajuela, Owner at Hotel Buena VistaResponded 8 April 2013

          I am very sorry that somehow our shuttle was late. I assure you this is not a frequent event. Our policy is for the driver and vehicle to be in our entrance 10 minutes before departure. On rare occasions something is going to go wrong...More

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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • 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
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 122 - US$ 224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #6 Family Hotel in Alajuela
          • #7 Romantic Hotel in Alajuela
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 30
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          • Province of Alajuela >
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          • Buena Vista Alajuela
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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!
          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
          Do you allow smoking on the balconies or is there a smoking section thanks
          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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