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    Hotel El Velero

    #1 On the Beach, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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    2017-10-29 2017-10-30
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    • Excellent47%
    • Very good34%
    • Average11%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible4%
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    “costa rica” (75 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    11 - 15 of 402 reviews

    Reviewed 29 May 2017

    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 27 May 2017 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
    Reviewed 22 May 2017

    Sorry to be so long in getting this review written.... This was our first stop on a 10 day Costa Rican visit. We rented a car in Liberia and found the drive to Playa Hermosa easy and with good roads. We arrived in the early...More

    Thank tdemilly
    Response from HotelElVelero, Owner at Hotel El VeleroResponded 24 May 2017

    I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us , it was our pleasure to have you with us , I hope you will come back and stay with us again , when you plan your next trip to Costa Rica please let us know...More

    Reviewed 21 May 2017

    The owner keeps improving the facilities; new beach chairs, security fence, room improvements. Staff remain courteous, friendly and responsive. Rooms are clean, bright, airy and air-conditioned. The hotels is literally steps away from the sand beach' The in-house bar is well stocked if over priced,...More

    Thank ssmynkint
    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    Be sure to go snorkeling with Adolph, he has a boat with a red roof. He knew all the best places. We had the best time. The pool at Velero is small but is refreshing. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable the...More

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    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$98 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Hermosa
    • Also Known As
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    • El Velero Playa Hermosa ,
    • Hotel El Velero Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa
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    30 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.
    Candace C
    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
    CarolAnn T
    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
    Room Tips
    "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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    "Ask rooms on second floor. Just in case some waves decided to visit the first level :)"
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