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Hotel Vela Bar

Despegar.comUS$80*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Düsseldorf
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Modern hotel with aircondition room modern bathroom. Free parking. Top location just a few minutes walk to the beach or the park main entrance. Breakfast was served outside the building in a special area nearby the pool. Breakfast was good with fresh fruits, and very friendly staff

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Beckenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We chose this hotel after changing our minds about staying on road to Quepos and we were glad we did. We could walk to beach and national park within minutes and were located on a quiet street. The hotel was like a little oasis. As adults only we could enjoy the pool. Breakfast was pleasant by the pool but could...

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VelaBar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Vela Bar, responded to this review

Dear Irene We appreciate your review because it is very important to keep improving . It is a good to hear that you had a good time here. Thank you for you recommendation A big hug from the staff of Vela bar

San Francisco
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in the deluxe room and it was beautifully decorated, very modern and stylish! The staff were extremely nice and accomodating and breakfast was great too. We also stayed in the Casita for a couple of days, which is in the old part of the hotel. It is quite different to the new rooms and there is a gap...

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VelaBar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Vela Bar, responded to this review

We thank you very much Natasha B for your time on this review we are glad that you enjoy your time in our lovely Hotel Vela Bar, and let us tell you that the old rooms will disappear and we will built new rooms for you enjoyed . So happlyly we will be a 100% new hotel . We hope...

Fort Collins
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was a short five minute walk from both the beach and Manuel Antonio National Park. It was very clean and the grounds were beautiful. The staff was very helpful. One staff member found my daughter's wallet by the pool and immediately brought it to our room. We bugged them quite a bit for taxis and information but they...

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VelaBar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Vela Bar, responded to this review

Thank you Laura H for share your experience on this foro at hotel Vela bar you are very important to us and help you in all your needs was a placer we wish you the best in your future and hope see you here again

Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really friendly staff: we had to leave 5 am, they prepared breakfast; we had a flat tire on our horrible Europcar-Car, they helped us fix it! The room and pool area are nice and it's close to the beach!

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VelaBar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Vela Bar, responded to this review

Thank you Daniel N, for your kind review your visit was a gift to us and we loved that you had great time here in our Vela bar Hotel. We wish you the best and plase remember that we have a room with your name any time you want to come back. Regards

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are a group of 7 friends visiting Manuel Antonio after a medical mission in Guatemala. This hotel was perfect for us. We loved the pool and welcoming morning breakfast poolside (thank you Rodrigo). The rooms were clean and modern and the beds and a/c comfortable. You can not do better on the location, with a 5 minute walk to...

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VelaBar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Vela Bar, responded to this review

David H thank you very much , we enjoyed have you here as part of this family we can not be more happy for help you to enjoy our paradise Manuel Antonio and we are looking forward for your next visit . Best regards

Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel met all our needs. It is set in well maintained and beautiful groomed tropical setting. When we checked we were met by a number of white faced monkeys on the roof and swinging in the trees. We knew we had arrived. The resident iguana kept guard from the roof of the adjoining building. The medium sized rooms are all...

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VelaBar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Vela Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much Beachtraveler29576 for part of this wonderful experience that we call our lovely Vela Bar Hotel We, all the staff thank you for share on this foro your experience in our peaceful hotel. And hope see you soon here. Best Regards Amigo

Tyne and Wear UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

So many places to choose from in Manuel Antonio area. I was lucky enough to have chosen Vela Bar. Perfect for my requirements as a solo traveller. Small but beautifully maintained. Just what I was looking for. My room looking over the pool and gardens was large and very clean. Perfect temperature with the easily adjusted air con. Small fridge...

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Dear Freda We are glad to know that your stay with us was very good. We keep working hard to be better in the service that we provide all our customers. Thank you very much for your comment Regards

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second place to stay on our trip. And it was such a breath of fresh air. Relaxing, couple minute walk to the beach, very easy access to bus to go anywhere, breakfast staff and front desk staff were wonderful. They have a wonderful ability to make you feel cared for but also give you space to relax...

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VelaBar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Vela Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your Review. Is wonderful for us , that you had a great experience and most important that you take your time to share it on this foro. Was a real gift have you here as a guest, see that we met your expectation , we wish you the best year and hope see you next...

Canmore, Alberta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is nice: near the entrance park; room is clean. Pool is way smaller than advertised. Not enough chairs to relax around the pool. Very peaceful and away from the crowd. We simply do not like Manuel Antonio in general as it is too touristy.

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VelaBar, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hotel Vela Bar, responded to this review

We thank you for your review but we are very surprised at your evaluation . You obviously did not appreciate what Manuel Antonio has to offer and we are not a huge hotel with hundreds of rooms and insensitive service, we care about our guest and our pool is the right size for our 20 rooms hotel. that is why...

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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Comfortable Beach hotel located in one of the most beautiful areas of Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio Beaches in Puntarenas Quepos, just 200 meters from the entrance to the most visited Costa Rica Manuel Antonio National Park, characterized by beautiful beaches, stunning National Park views, incredible sunsets, where you can admire a unique nature, few steps to admire the beauty of a troop of titi monkeys, or delight your ears with the murmur of the howler monkeys or the acrobatics of white face monkeys, in order flora and fauna within your reach in a natural setting. Come, enjoy it and remember Costa Rica is "PURA VIDA" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Vela Bar

Address: MANUEL ANTONIO BEACH | Manuel Antonio Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park 6350, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Manuel Antonio National Park
Price Range: $119 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Vela Bar 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Manuel Antonio National Park
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“We had a superior room with outside sitting area facing pool. Very nice room. ”
Irene1927, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Stairs to rooms in the back with a balcony. Other opinions without stairs are available. Monkeys made up for a few stairs.”
Beachtraveler29576, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Not sure about the others but my room no. 15 next to the pool was perfect. ”
FredaJ, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had the newer rooms overlooking the street. They were very nice,...private balcony per room, great beds and AC. (rooms 4,5,6 and 7) ”
MichaelA291, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seem to be good quality”
17debraf, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
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