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Hotel El Velero

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed yesterday

Just got back from my command post at El Velero Hotel in Playa Hermosa. Once again this is a great place to stay. This is a 2 star hotel with 5 star service and the food and drinks are excellent and at a good price....More

Thank jonI2713UN
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good value for being on the beach. The service was very good and the place was clean. The restaurant and drinks were pretty pricey however. Did not use the pool but it looked clean. There was on site parking and you were walking distance to...More

Thank prairiegirlwpg
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is the perfect spot to enjoy Playa Hermosa. The hotel is a small botique reminiscent of old Florida. The hotel pool is small but refreshing...out of the pool you are steps from the beach. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. The upstairs veranda is...More

Thank CostaRicaTravelGuru
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we had a basement room with a wall in front of the window like all basement rooms do. there were constantly ants everywhere also in our bed. prices are all the same so only reserve the room under the condition seaview first floor. the lady...More

Thank grosserfeinschmecker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very accommodating to our needs. The rooms don't have a refrigerator, but they let us use the refrigerator in the kitchen. Janet, at the front desk, spoke good English and was very nice to us and all our special requests. She helped us with a...More

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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$99 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$99 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Tazz6464
31 August 2017|
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Response from rawlsw | Reviewed this property |
We did not have one in our room. Had to go down to the restaurant.
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Candace C
23 April 2017|
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Response from Jaype_12 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunatly I cannot answer this question as I am not into yoga however, you can ask the owner directly as he is very resourceful and knows everybody around the area......however, I did see people on the beach doing yoga... More
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CarolAnn T
21 April 2017|
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Response from CKSPfamily | Reviewed this property |
The food at El Velero is pretty good. Ginger is directly east of the hotel up on the main road. It is a Spanish Tapas restaurant, and very reasonably priced for the quality of food that is served. La Casita Del Marisco is... More
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Room Tips
"There are two or three rooms on the top floor that give you a view of the beach and the sunset"
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"Rooms on second floor at a little quieter but I don't believe noise was an issue anywhere"
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"The rooms depend on what size you need. We were a family of three so needed two beds."
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"Some rooms have a sea view, which i liked"
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