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    Hotel Vela Bar

    Manuel Antonio Beach | Manuel Antonio Beach, Manuel Antonio 6350, Costa Rica
    011 506 2777 0413
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    Overview
    • Excellent66%
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 6 January 2017

    We stayed at Hotel Vela Bar over Christmas. We liked the adults only policy and the small size of the hotel. (20 rooms). Our room was extremely comfortable...great bed, air conditioning, small refrigerator and nice bathroom. The room also has a safe for your valuables....More

    Thank betsyveal
    Response from VelaBar, Manager at Hotel Vela BarResponded 6 January 2017

    Dear betsyveal. First of all thank you for choosing us as you destination in Manuel Antonio. This is a perfect place for making friends, as you says, due to small property is virtually imposible not to make any friend here, this is one of the...More

    Reviewed 5 January 2017

    No doubt this is the best hotel we have stayed in Costa Rica. The hotel is small but beautiful. I believe 20 rooms beautiful decorated. Spotless clean including the gorgeous swimming pool. Breakfast very nice. Staff are all really nice and made our stay special....More

    Thank byakuryu
    Response from VelaBar, Manager at Hotel Vela BarResponded 6 January 2017

    Dear byakuryu. Thank you for taking your time and write this excellent review You are one of this kind of customers we do not want them to go, thank you for letting us be part of your experience in Costa Rica. We hope to have...More

    Reviewed 3 January 2017

    The perfect location for a visit to Manuel Antonio. Two minutes from the park entrance and gardens that back onto the park enabling you to view monkeys from your terrace. Also the added advantage of car parking.

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    Thank drapers_coleorton
    Response from VelaBar, Manager at Hotel Vela BarResponded 6 January 2017

    Thank you drapers_coleorton for taking your time and write this review describing the best of our property. We hope to see you soon in your next trip to Manuel Antonio. Have a great day.

    Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

    We liked that we could be in the pool and see monkeys from time to time. Breakfast people were nice. Buffet full always.we are in room 15 and you can hear the holler monkeys . We like the idea of leaving our key at the...More

    Thank gmapeggy
    Response from VelaBar, Manager at Hotel Vela BarResponded 7 January 2017

    Greetings from Hotel Vela Bar Adult´s only. Security is very important to us and this is the main reason why we always ask for the key before our customer leave the room , we know outside sometimes customers forget their values and it is expensive...More

    Reviewed 1 January 2017

    Hotel Vela Bar is more than just a place to rest your head after exploring the incredible nature in Manuel Antonio. We were first attracted to the hotel because of its "no kids" policy. However, while that was a definite bonus for a couple like...More

    Thank xtine27
    Response from VelaBar, Gerente at Hotel Vela BarResponded 2 January 2017

    Dear xtine27 Greetings from all the staff of Hotel Vela Bar Adults Only. Reading this excellent review is definitely the best way to begin this new year. It is very important to us that customers like you let the people know about all the details...More

    About
    Awards & Recognition
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    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
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 115 - USD 213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
    • Reservation Options
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Manuel Antonio
    • Also Known As
    • Vela Bar Hotel
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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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    "Beautiful modern hotel very very close to Manuel Antonio entrance"
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    "Some sections of this hotel are built more recently, and thus have more modern furnishings appointments...it..."
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    "We had a superior room with outside sitting area facing pool. Very nice room."
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