Hotel Buena Vista
Address9 km North from the International airport toward Poas Volcano AlajuelaSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
About 5km north of Alajuela, this whitewashed Mediterranean-style hotel, perched on a mountaintop, has panoramic views of the nearby volcanoes. The best of the tastefully decorated rooms have private balconies with valley views; five villas offer private balconies along with wood-beamed ceilings and minibar. A small trail leads down through a coffee finca to the main road.
Our independent authors have visited Hotel Buena Vista and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Alajuela & the Northern Valley.
Description provided by property
Hotel Buena Vista offers a solar-heated outdoor pool, free airport transfers and panoramic views of the Poás, Barva and lrazú Volcanoes, Costa Rica’s Central Valley and the city of San José.
Built in a Spanish colonial style, this charming resort offers spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and a fan. The private bathrooms include a hairdryer.
The Buena Vista has a bar and an elegant restaurant, where international cuisine is served. A tropical continental breakfast is included.
The hotel has its own nature trail and can arrange tours to local coffee plantations and national parks. Free private parking is available on site, and Juan Santamaria International Airport is just a 15-minute drive away.
Services & facilities
- Concierge service
- Children's playground
- Non-smoking rooms
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Tour desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Shuttle service (surcharge)
- Shuttle service (free)
- Airport shuttle (surcharge)
- Car hire
- Airport shuttle (free)
Bureau de Change/ATM
- Currency exchange
- Free WiFi
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