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Hotel El Velero

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  • Average11%
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Nice hotel with a great location on the beach. Extremely friendly staff. Rooms were a little dated, but were clean and ok. Reasonable price. I would stay here again if returning to the area. Contact the hotel directly for reservations if there is trouble with...More

1  Thank TripleA06
Reviewed 23 December 2017

A great value for the location -- right on the beach. The room was spacious and very nice. We spent our last night here, it's only a 15-20 minute drive to Liberia Airport. My husband liked the restaurant, but I thought it was just meh.

1  Thank Amy T
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We went to the hotel to eat on the beach. The service (Louis) was terrific! Excellent English which helps us a lot. The appetizers were good - nachos and wings. The entrees were very good as well. Beautiful beach spot!

2  Thank DBS5687
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve been coming to Costa Rica for years and spending time at El Velero is always a highlight of my trip. The people here are wonderful, very friendly and great service. The location is also amazing with direct access to the most beautiful beach. Highly...More

3  Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is going to be one of those reviews where the reviewer rambles angrily on. And, in fact, if this isn't one of those angry rambling reviews for a crappy establishment, I apologize because it is most certainly meant to be that. However, as much...More

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Beachfront
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
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US$99 - US$127 (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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US$99 - US$127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
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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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"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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