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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 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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Thank Trina T
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

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We had three days at Hotel Vela Bar and loved it. The rooms are modern and spotless with excellent bathrooms, there was also coffee making facilities in the room (the only place we stayed that did!). All the staff are super helpful and arranged the...More

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

Thank you Simon W for your review about our hotel on this prestigious forum. We feel infinitely happy , for us your satisfaction is the most important and met your expectation is the best reward. We wish you the best and hope see you again....More

Reviewed 28 July 2017

Nice staff, clean area and room. Really good buffe breakfast. Cold and hot breakfast at your order. Close to everything including the national park. The beach is close to. Really love this hotel, if o come back to Costa rica i will stay here again.

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Response from VelaBar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Vela BarResponded 30 July 2017

Thank you very much Mikaelaelisa for your review on this tripadvisor forum We would love have you here again as part of this family and until then we wish you all the success. Thank you

Reviewed 26 July 2017

This place is much nicer in person. The breakfast each morning was pretty good and the entire place is spotless. Pool area is very pretty. Super close to Manuel Antonio National Park, the beaches and just about anything else you may want to visit is...More

Thank Jessica C
Response from VelaBar, Director de Recepción at Hotel Vela BarResponded 27 July 2017

Hello, thank you very much for your good comments from the hotel. For us it is very nice to know how your experience was and motivates us to keep doing things well. We hope you will come back on your next visit. regards

Reviewed 22 July 2017

I staye with just my boyfriend for 2 nights. We came after leaving the tree house hotel further down the road which was pretty bad. This one was much better. Full kitchen pretty old and worn but usable. no a.c there are screens over windows...More

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Response from VelaBar, Director de Recepción at Hotel Vela BarResponded 27 July 2017

Hi, thanks for your comments. It is nice to know that his experience was very good. The hotel is now completely renovated and with new rooms, we are still near the entrance to the national park and we have a good breakfast. We hope you...More

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Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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Outdoor pool
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USD 132 - USD 198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
USD 132 - USD 198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
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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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Yes all our rooms have safe box
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9 January 2017|
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