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Central Valley Hotels

Hotel Buena Vista

  • 6 km/4 miles north of Alajuela's Tribunales de Justicia on road to Poás Map It
  • Alajuela
  • Practical Base

Pros

  • Excellent service
  • Family-friendly

Cons

  • Mediocre restaurant
  • Farther from the airport than other options

Updated 04/09/2014

Fodor's Review

Perched high above Alajuela, this hotel's superb staff makes up for the somewhat dated, uninspired decor. It does have the "good view" it is named for, but few of its rooms share in that vista, which is best appreciated from the back lawn. Three balcony rooms on the second floor in back have decent views of the Central Valley, but even better are the views of Poás Volcano from the three rooms above the lobby. Most rooms, however, overlook the lawns or pool area. They

are fairly standard—carpeted and sparsely decorated, with small baths and TVs. The restaurant behind the lobby serves international dishes and grilled items.

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Hotel Information

Address:

6 km/4 miles north of Alajuela's Tribunales de Justicia on road to Poás, Alajuela, 20103, Costa Rica

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Phone:

/2442–8595; 800-506–2304-in North America; /2442–8701

Hotel Details:

  • 11 rooms, 6 suites, 5 cabins
  • Breakfast

Updated 04/09/2014

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