Hotel Buena Vista

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
Road 130, 9 kms north from the airport, toward Poas Volcano, San Isidro, 4050, Costa Rica
4.4 out of 5 rating 228 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.4

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Hotel Buena Vista in San Isidro, you'll be in the mountains, within a 15-minute drive of Ojo de Agua Spa Park and Hacienda Alsacia. This hotel is 9.7 mi (15.7 km) from Plaza Real Cariari and 13.1 mi (21.1 km) from La Paz Waterfall Gardens.


Make yourself at home in one of the 30 guestrooms featuring espresso makers. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a terrace and a garden. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a television in a common area. The shuttle (surcharge) will take you to the nearby beach or shopping center.


Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at the hotel's restaurant, Quetzal Grill, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary local cuisine breakfast is served daily from 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include multilingual staff, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Guests may use a cruise ship terminal shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Hacienda Alsacia - 6 km / 3.7 mi
Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto - 6.2 km / 3.9 mi
Alajuela Cathedral - 6.3 km / 3.9 mi
Central Market Alajuela - 6.5 km / 4 mi
Central Park - 6.6 km / 4.1 mi
Plaza Real Alajuela - 7.2 km / 4.5 mi
City Mall - 7.4 km / 4.6 mi
Doka Estate - 7.4 km / 4.6 mi
ARA Project - 10 km / 6.2 mi
Ojo de Agua Spa Park - 12.4 km / 7.7 mi
Zoo Ave - 13.1 km / 8.1 mi
Colinas del Poas - 14.1 km / 8.8 mi
Parque Viva - 14.2 km / 8.8 mi
Plaza Real Cariari - 15.7 km / 9.7 mi
Cariari Bowling Center - 16 km / 10 mi

The nearest airports are:
San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 8.9 km / 5.5 mi
San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 25.6 km / 15.9 mi

The preferred airport for Hotel Buena Vista is San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.

The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the cruise terminal, ferry terminal, and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Television in common areas
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Concierge services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Terrace
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Free self parking
  • -Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Train station pickup (surcharge)
  • -Theme park shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Train station drop-off (surcharge)
  • -Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Casino shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Beach sun loungers
  • -Restaurant
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area
  • -Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking