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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsgreat locationnational parkhotel is perfectly situatedmodern designmanuel antonio parktwo blocksyogurtshort walk to the parkbreakfast staffel solbeautiful plantshighly recommend hotelexcellent breakfastpublic beacharranging tourssmall hotelcosta rica
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

right next to the hotel, not 20 yards, is the Costa Linda Hotel ( Backpacker's Paradise ). this is where to have your lunch or dinners. the food is good, plentiful, and unlike the other restaurants around, they don't try to charge U.S. prices, for...More

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Response from VelaBar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Vela BarResponded 23 September 2017

Thank you pick_jeremy for your review We hope have you here again sometime soon until then we wish you the best

Reviewed 28 August 2017

I visit the Manuel Antonio area fairly often and this is one of my favorite hotels. It's in a great location and the staff is great. Steven, at the front desk, was very friendly and helpful. I will definitely stay here again.

Thank Josh Y
Response from VelaBar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Vela BarResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you very much Josh Y for your kind review we are absolutely happy with your experience and we hope see you here sometime soon again Pura vida!!!

Reviewed 26 August 2017

Beautiful modern hotel very very close to Manuel Antonio entrance. We stayed first night at Mariposa hotel (outdated hotel with beautiful and best views, lots of monkeys on the property). We spent our 2nd night at Vela Bar (10 min away from Mariposa and 2...More

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Response from VelaBar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Vela BarResponded 27 August 2017

Many thanks to Jkunitsa for this review We are delighted to know that our Hotel Vela Bar has been welcoming to you and very conveniently located. Your comfort is very important and fulfilling that goal fills us with much pride. We hope you have an...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

The room was spacious, modern & clean. Breakfast was included & the breakfast staff was amazing & very attentive. The pool was lovely & we were able to walk to the beach & National Park. The front desk staff were helpful in many ways, except...More

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Response from VelaBar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Vela BarResponded 23 August 2017

Thank you winnylhama for your review on this forum on tripadvisor. we are very happy that you enjoy our rooms and the pool area. About restaurant recomendations we want to make sure that you our guests know that we do not got any kind bonus...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017

Great place to stay, staff was very helpful at all times. Breakfast was great, excellent location I would definitely stay there again. Did zipp lining, hiking and visited the park. The food was great in area. I felt safe to take city bus alone to...More

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Response from VelaBar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Vela BarResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you very much for your kind comment Trina T to us. We are glad that you enjoy your visit to this little paradise, and hope this not the last time that we can enjoy your company and until that happens we wish you successes....More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
USD 134 - USD 181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
USD 134 - USD 181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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avannelle
22 January 2018|
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Response from VelaBar | Property representative |
Hello, We have free parking for our customers, and the beach is just 200 meters walking. regards
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Jane B
27 February 2017|
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Response from VelaBar | Property representative |
Yes all our rooms have safe box
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9 January 2017|
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Room Tips
"#14 and #15 are new, and centrally located on the grounds. The only noise is from the wildlife, which was..."
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"get one of the balcony rooms facing the street for a view and for more natural light."
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"Rooms are small and have no phones."
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"Could do with some drawers/cabinets in the bedroom as it was hard to keep our clothes tidy, maybe a proper..."
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