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Hotel El Velero

Booking.comUS$89*
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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$89*
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved the staff - especially Luis in the restaurant and Janet at the front desk. Always a smile and so very pleasant. The hotel restaurant was very good - try the beef nachos. I liked the bathroom and roomy walk in shower. The air conditioning in the rooms really worked well. The bedspreads and drapes definitely need updating. The bed...

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Escazú, San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I live in Costa Rica and I've stayed in many hotels. This one is a place to visit again. I stayed her for Semana Santa for April 2017. The hotel is right on the beach with beach chairs. The bar/restaurant has fantastic food, good drinks right on the sand, and the service is fantastic. All at a great price!! The...

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We LOVED El Velero! No, it's not a 5 star hotel with all the amenities and luxuries...if you are looking for that, go up the road (and pay dearly)! Valero is a small little hotel tucked quietly between the palms ON Playa Hermosa. The setting is marvelous. You hear all sorts of birds and, of course, howler monkeys. Iguanas saunter...

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the hotel the night before we left from Liberia. It was a quick trip to the airport. This was a great stop, next time I would like to stay longer. Clean hotel room and great service. Nice walking beach and awesome sunsets!

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Parksville, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best part of this quant hotel is its location, right on Playa Hermosa beach. Communication with this hotel was excellent- they were quick to respond when I made booking inquiries and quick to respond when I confirmed a few days prior to arriving. We booked this hotel so we could have one more night on the beach before we...

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London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is brilliantly-situated on the beach of Playa Hermosa although, at $112 (including tax) a night) conceivably a little over-priced for what you get over and above the view. We'd booked one of the two 'rooms with a (sea) view' - 211 - but on arrival were allocated 212 - a mirror image thereof. Bed was large, rather hard and...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a charming hotel set in a very low key non-tourist area. Rooms are very simple and clean. The staff is amazingly helpful and friendly. The restaurant serves fantastic food and drinks. The ocean is steps away. I felt completely safe and at home here with my family and friends. We actually loved it here so much we...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't understand the reviews for this hotel. I booked it as the last night stop before flying off from Liberia airport. Our room 204 was awful, very old, out dated and you may say well below average. The safe was scary, it was something from a movie. Just take away the safe, it is embarrassing. I should taken a...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful place! You can not beat the location....footsteps to the beach....wonderful staff! Everyone was so welcoming and friendly. Our room was very clean and it was great to be able to hear the ocean all night long. We will definitely go back!

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Monticello, MN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel's location can't be beat. Yes rooms are older, but AC worked great, comfortable beds, water pressure in shower was strong, good wifi. We stayed at four different hotels, all at the $100 price point, on this trip, and I think this one was the best.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Hotel El Velero, a mediterranean-style, boutique beach hotel just paces from the Pacific blue waters of Costa Rica's pristine Playa Hermosa. Hear the waves crash and breathe the clean, salty air as you relax in our seaside tropical gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Velero

Address: #1 On the Beach, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Hermosa
Price Range: $137 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
El Velero Hotel
El Velero Playa Hermosa
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
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“Rooms 211 and 212 have a sea view”
sbesley, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 101 - 104 are near the front desk so you can hear the loud phone ringing during the day. Bar across the street was loud at night”
megan4977, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I read that some rooms, perhaps facing the beach was upgraded. We stayed in 204 and it was horrible room. Avoid if possible.”
neginh_13, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“our room was facing the ocean, so we were able to enjoy the sounds all night long. We were on the second floor”
marcien2017, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“rooms 211 and 212 on the second floor face the beach”
flyonthewall, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
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