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    Hotel El Velero

    #1 On the Beach, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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    10/07/2017 11/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent47%
          • Very good33%
          • Average12%
          • Poor4%
          • Terrible4%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
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          Multilingual Staff
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          1 - 5 of 412 reviews

          Reviewed 6 days ago

          Playa Hermosa is a beautiful beach in Guanacaste. Just 20 milles form Liberia city. Hotel El Velero is right there at the beach. Nice to get out your room, take off your sandals, and jump into nice sand and pleasant ocean water. Hotel personnel will...More

          Thank ricardoh026
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          We had a fabulous stay right on the beach at Playa Hermosa. We were lucky enough to be there for the barbecue that included delicious grilled red snapper. The snorkeling the next day was excellent with Alphonso.

          Thank Anne W
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          they went above and beyond. their service in the room was great. Clean. no views to speak of whatsoever from most of the rooms. I guess I thought there were by the ad and this may have been my mistake. they do have a nice...More

          Thank danita b
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          This was my first visit to this hotel. It is on a beautiful beach (hence the name!). The whole place is kept extremely clean, including the pristine little pool and the staff is among the best I have ever experienced. We ate most of our...More

          Thank Ameliaeyes
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          Been coming to Costa Rica since 2006, and stay at the ElVelero whenever I can. Right on the beach, great food, rooms, and staff have become like second family! Playa Hermosa is a beautiful beach, and it is all only 20 minutes from the airport.

          Thank Kevin R
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Beachfront
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$98 - US$119 (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
          • Number of rooms
          • 22
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          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Guanacaste >
          • Playa Hermosa
          • Also Known As
          • El Velero Hotel ,
          • El Velero Playa Hermosa ,
          • Hotel El Velero Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa
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          Traveller (270)
          Room & Suite (89)
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          Dining (58)
          Hotel & Grounds (160)
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          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Candace C
          Do you know of any places nearby that offer yoga in the mornings? Or do you have a relationship with a yoga instructor who will offer private classes to guests?
          22 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
          are there many restaurants within walking distance?
          20 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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          SHUGGIEBOOGIE
          What do you suggest for transportation both to and from the airport in Liberia?
          10 March 2017|
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          Response from Jack F | Reviewed this property |
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          Room Tips
          "Ask rooms on second floor. Just in case some waves decided to visit the first level :)"
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          "ask for one FACING the water"
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          "211 and 212 both on the front of the hotel and have pool and ocean views."
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          "Rooms 211 and 212 have a sea view"
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