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Monterrey, Mexico
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Since the route from Tortuguero to Liberia was too long, we planned to spend a night in between. Poas Volcano was attractive so we booked the Altura Hotel expecting not more than a small lodge in the woods but we were surprised by a gorgeous boutique hotel! Every single detail was meticulously observed, decoration, landscape, the room and even the...

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Fiji2076, Public Relations Manager at Altura Hotel, responded to this review

Dear customer, Altura Hotel truly thanks you for your great description of your experience with us, we thrive to offer our customers the best service possible. Therefore it is gratifying to read your review. Looking forward to have you with us again, Best regards Alejandro Esquivel

Indianapolis
Reviewed 22 June 2015

We stayed one night in Poas (6/13) to visit the park and LaPaz Waterfall Gardens before moving on to Arenal. This place was perfect for us -- husband, 18 year-old daughter, and me. We stayed in the studio which is the coolest, most-creative space. It was clean, offered outstanding views from the rooftop deck, and had a queen bed upstairs...

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Fiji2076, Public Relations Manager at Altura Hotel, responded to this review

Dear customer, Altura Hotel is pleased to read your graet description of your experience with us, regarding your stay in the studio , which was created by Ramiro , who helps out at the front desk and is an architect by profession, he will be pleased to hear you liked it. We Look forward to be able to serve you...

London,UK
Reviewed 16 June 2015

It’s slightly difficult to know what the business logic is behind Hotel Altura – not that there is anything wrong with the hotel. The very modern, stylish and comfortable rooms are set in a stand-alone building, with the reception (and very friendly and helpful receptionist Ramiro) in an adjacent wooden building. Breakfast (fresh fruit, and a freshly cooked selection of...

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Fiji2076, Public Relations Manager at Altura Hotel, responded to this review

Dear costumer, Altura Hotel thanks you for your description of your time with us. Best regards Alejandro Esquivel

Davis, California
Reviewed 9 June 2015

We drove up to Altura from the airport (~45 minutes) and were greeted by a donkey; the reception area is in a barn. It is a lovely, quiet, peaceful little place, especially considering how close it is to the airport. It is very close to Poas (10 minutes) - which we did not see due to cloudy weather. The host...

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Dear customer, Altura Hotel is pleased to read your description of your experience with us, I'll make sure to let the owner know you where pleased with his costumer service, and that you enyoyed your stay . We Look forward to be able to serve you again, Best regards Alejandro Esquivel http://www.tripadvisor.com.mx/ShowUserReviews-g309227-d2478024-r136734668-Altura_Hotel-Poas_Volcano_National_Park_Province_of_Alajuela.html#

Clemson, SC
Reviewed 22 May 2015

The owner of the hotel was very nice. He showed us around the property, and upgraded our room to a chalet since it was low season. We really enjoyed the beautiful views from our room. The breakfast was outstanding Tico food.

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Dear customer, Altura Hotel thanks you for taking the time to post your review of our hotel . I'll make sure to let the owner know you where pleased with his costumer service, he will be more than pleased. We Look forward to be able to serve you again, Best regards Alejandro Esquivel

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Don't let the entry trail deceive you: the place is marvelous. The room is simply gorgeous, with nice details in wood and a nice atmosphere. Even the air heater was pretty and blended well with the rest of the room. The only bad thing was the TV, which is extremely small for the size of the room. The breakfast is...

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Dear customer, Altura Hotel truly thanks your description of your experience with us. We Look forward to be able to serve you again, Best regards Alejandro Esquivel

Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

This hotel is close to perfect, feels more like bed & breakfast. Its charming & peaceful with a friendly & helpful staff. The rooms are modern & clean. We stayed in the "container unit" type room it could use blinds on the upstairs window & better heating it was a little chilly, but it was a great place to stay....

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Fiji2076, Public Relations Manager at Altura Hotel, responded to this review

Dear costumer, Altura Hotel thanks you for your fantastic description of your experience with us, We thrive to offer our customers the best service possible blended with the beutiful scenery the volcano and mountain have to offer. Therefore it is gratifying to read your review and know that you had a really good time with us. Best regards Alejandro Esquivel

santa clara
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Altura Hotel is a very charming place near Poas. The decor is a mixture of country rustic and borderline modern. The building where 4 units are located in, has a modern feel to it and the paintings were definitely more modern. We had room #4 upper floor, view is stunning in the morning! Our friends had the suite (separate from...

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Dear costumer, Altura Hotel thanks you for taking the time to post a review regarding your stay with us. Therefore it is gratifying to read your review and feel that you had a pleasant experience. Best regards Alejandro Esquivel

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 20 April 2015

We enjoyed our stay at Altura Hotel which is a little farm with some cows, donkeys and three dogs. Neighboring are more cows which were driven to the pasture each day. The area offers nice views down onto the San Jose area and you can watch the stars in the evening. Also, it is fun to play with the dogs...

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Fiji2076, Public Relations Manager at Altura Hotel, responded to this review

Dear costumer, Altura Hotel thanks you for your awesome description of your experience with us, We thrive to offer our customers the best service possible blended with the beutiful scenery the volcano and mountain have to offer, in order to make your vacation with us memorable. Therefore it is gratifying to read your review and feel that the volcano and...

New Orleans
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Our family of 12 stayed at the Altura Hotel the night of April 11, 2015. It is a charming establishment....gardens, farm animals, comfortable rooms, very good breakfast included. Close to Poas Volcano.

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Dear customer, Altura Hotel thanks you for taking the time to post a review regarding your experience with us. Looking forward to have you with us again, Best regards Alejandro Esquivel

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Altura Hotel is a small resort that blends the essence of the rural lifestyle with the comfort that offers a great hotel room, altogether at a mystical place filled with fog, rain, wild animals and an incomparable view of the central plateau and the Nicoyan Gulf on the Pacific coast.The Hotel located 24 km away from the city of Alajuela, and International Airport and 5 min drive from the Poas Volcano ... more   less 

Additional Information about Altura Hotel

Address: Nr. Estacion de Servicio de Poasito, Poas Volcano National Park 20802, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Poas Volcano National Park
Price Range: ₹ 9,085 - ₹ 18,235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Altura Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“rooms have 3 directional views”
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 of 5 bubbles 742eyalt, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“avoid the "Tower" suite - it wobbles and feels like an aquarium.”
 of 5 bubbles NervousNerd, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose the glass walled bungalow if you have any choice!”
 of 5 bubbles X9413WEronb, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Probably better view from the rooms in the upper floor”
 of 5 bubbles 434willim, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“I would definitely recommend Altura Hotel”
 of 5 bubbles RadiantOne, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
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