Located just 10 minutes from San Jose, Hotel Bougainvillea offers far more that just accommodations.  The Bougainvillea is a family owned and operated inn with tastefully decorated rooms set in 12 acres of beautiful gardens, the hotel features over 50 species of bromeliads, Costa Rican native trees, and numerous species of orchids, herb and cacti gardens; and radiant humming birds.  The restaurant offers continental cuisine in a wonderful dining room. Every detail of the hotel and restaurant is personally supervised by owner Hans van der Wielen. Guests can stroll in the gardens, swim in the heated pool, enjoy a sauna or use the tennis courts.  Hotel offers gift shop, meeting & conference facilities, Internet access and currency exchance. Mid range.