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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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    • Excellent33%
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    “junior suite” (51 reviews)
    “cloud forest” (118 reviews)
    “pool area” (27 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 562 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Stayed here for 2 nights. We had 2 enormous rooms so could really spread out. Great views - the hotel is very high up. It is rather dated but we didn't mind - it had character! Although plug sockets could be replaced as hanging off...More

    Thank Amelia R
    Management response:Responded yesterday

    Dear Amelia, At Fonda Vela we thank you for sharing your comments about your visit. For us it is very important to learn from the opinion and experience of our clients to improve and offer perfect stays. We will take into account your opinion, we...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Rooms are clean and spacious but slightly dated, particularly the bathrooms. There is no air conditioning but it was not needed. Grounds and pool are nice, but pool towels are pretty worn. The food at the free breakfast buffet was tasty, particularly the omelette station,...More

    Thank glenn F
    Management response:Responded 4 days ago

    Dear Glenn, We appreciate your comments about your recent stay. Your comments help us improve and keep working to provide excellent service. We look forward to seeing your again, Fonda Vela Staff

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This must be one of the oddest hotels I've stayed in. Located about 1.5km from the Monteverde NP entrance, so you need a car, or you'll be getting taxis all the time into Santa Elena and MV. Check in and check out were faultless, and...More

    Thank Ed L
    Management response:Responded 4 days ago

    Dear Ed, We appreciate you shared your valuable comments about your stay. We will certainly take each of your words into account to improve the experience of our customers. We look forward to seeing you soon again, Fonda Vela Staff

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This hotel ought to be really good as it is in a superb location but sadly it is very run down and in need of major investment to make it modern and worthy of the price. Our room was 'interesting'. It has a small garden...More

    Thank ivorbigun2013
    Management response:Responded 4 days ago

    Dear Ivorbigun2013, We appreciate you have shared your valuable comments about your stay and we regret that your experience was not as expected. We will certainly take each of your words and improve the experience of our customers. We look forward to seeing you again,...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    The Hotel rooms were spacious and awesome. Breakfast was excellent as well. It's close to Montaverde Reserve. There were bugs in and around the rooms but this is expected for the location of the hotel. I would recommend this hotel to anyone.More

    Thank bimalmpatel
    Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Bimalmpatel, We are grateful for your positive comments and very happy to know you enjoyed your stay at Fonda Vela Hotel. We are surrounded by surprising nature everywhere and we are glad to know your enjoyed it. We look forward to seeing your again,...More

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    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$95 - US$203 (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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    • Fonda Vela Hotel ,
    • Fonda Vela Monteverde
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    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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