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    Hotel Fonda Vela

    1km past the Monteverde Cheese Factory and 2km before the Monteverde Reserve., Costa Rica
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    Reviewed 3 October 2014

    We stayed in a junior suite in late September at Hotel Fonda Vela. Staff graciously upgraded us from a standard room after the grueling drive that had to be extended due to a detour because of roadwork on the regular route to Monteverde. The suite...More

    Thank iamnoname
    Reviewed 1 October 2014

    Firstly the roads to Monteverde are an adventure in them self. But that is half the fun of travelling. The staff were very helpful booking excursions and organizing pick up and drop offs. The grounds and rooms themselves are really nice and very, very, large....More

    Thank Davidjlaird
    Reviewed 25 September 2014

    First of all a long preamble to make sure you travel informed and appropriately equipped as getting to Monteverde most probably will test your resilience. We drove along the lake Arenal, departing from La Fortuna, along the route Arenal - Tilaran - Santa Elena. 120...More

    3  Thank Sekok
    Reviewed 12 September 2014

    We only stayed at Fonda Vela for 2 nights but we loved it. The staff are so friendly and helpful, we even got upgraded to a junior suite on arrival. Our room was huge with 2 very comfortable king size beds, it was very clean...More

    1  Thank Sophs8
    Reviewed 10 September 2014

    We went in the rainy season of Costa Rica which is not really their busy time for tourism. Being two of probably ten guests they had you would think the service would have been awesome, well quite the opposite. The pool bar was closed down...More

    2  Thank Kelly S
    Response from Managerfondavela, Owner at Hotel Fonda VelaResponded 12 September 2014

    Dear Kelly S, We truly apologize and want to let you know that we have gotten together with all our staff since we are entering slow season there are a lot of changes that have to be made. We hope that you understand that since...More

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    • USD 95 - USD 204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 42
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    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Monteverde
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    Lsnowhite
    21 January 2017|
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    8 December 2016|
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    Response from JeanetteAron | Reviewed this property |
    It was one of my daughter's favourite places to stay, lovely rooms, good food and helpful front desk staff. It was close to where we saw our first Quetzal :)
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    Cofah
    23 June 2016|
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    Response from Managerfondavela | Property representative |
    Our hotel as any Hotel in the area, doesn´t provide any air conditioning A/C, this due mostly of the year Monteverde keep a fresh weather. Also, our room structures are build to keep high spaces to let the air flow and keep... More
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    "Junior suite -- very large room with queen bed and king bed, sitting area, dressing area and bathroom. Great..."
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    "room closest to the main car park have a lesser view"
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    "Rooms with low numbers--1 through 10, are quieter."
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    "Avoid the downstairs rooms that require another guest to pass your window to get to their room."
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