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Hotel El Velero

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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3 Jun.4 Jun.
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Our family (myself, my wife, our crazy 7 and 5 year old boys, and our 20 month old baby girl) stayed at the El Velero Hotel for 2 weeks at the start of our permanent relocation to Costa Rica. Simply put, we couldn't have been...More

2  Thank damonberry
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Just got back from my command post at El Velero Hotel in Playa Hermosa. Once again this is a great place to stay. This is a 2 star hotel with 5 star service and the food and drinks are excellent and at a good price....More

2  Thank jonI2713UN
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Good value for being on the beach. The service was very good and the place was clean. The restaurant and drinks were pretty pricey however. Did not use the pool but it looked clean. There was on site parking and you were walking distance to...More

Thank prairiegirlwpg
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

This is the perfect spot to enjoy Playa Hermosa. The hotel is a small botique reminiscent of old Florida. The hotel pool is small but refreshing...out of the pool you are steps from the beach. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. The upstairs veranda is...More

1  Thank CostaRicaTravelGuru
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

we had a basement room with a wall in front of the window like all basement rooms do. there were constantly ants everywhere also in our bed. prices are all the same so only reserve the room under the condition seaview first floor. the lady...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 98 - USD 122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
USD 98 - USD 122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
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16 March 2018|
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Response from jonI2713UN | Reviewed this property |
We rent a car when we come to Liberia. You can always take a taxi (be sure it's a legal taxi, which I think they are the only ones allowed inside the airport) It's only a 30 minute drive there. Locals take US currency with... More
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brcsaund
16 March 2018|
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Response from RoseDenver_CO | Reviewed this property |
We made a reservation with a local shuttle service. They were great. I believe it was Liberia Airport Shuttle Service. The woman who emailed us to confirm the reservation was Gabriela. They were waiting for us at the... More
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31 August 2017|
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Response from Sharon L | Reviewed this property |
Most rooms do not have coffee pots or kettles. Perhaps this is something they will add in time. The restaurant downstairs is ready to go at 7am and coffee is ready for you. It is bottomless so no need to worry about your 2nd... More
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"Tropical country-homes aren't insulated.Upstairs is quieter-you will hear the birds and the howler..."
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"We stayed in the middle of hotel, on the 2nd floor, which was quiet. 1st floor has a handicap ramp."
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