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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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    2017-10-29 2017-10-30
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    Traveller (372)
    Room & Suite (169)
    Dining (79)
    • Excellent33%
    • Very good41%
    • Average17%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “junior suite” (51 reviews)
    “cloud forest” (115 reviews)
    “pool area” (27 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Laundry Service
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Oct 29Oct 30
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 566 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The accommodation is well spaced out in small blocks amongst the beautiful grounds with its wildlife. The rooms are vary spacious with a good sized shower. It has a hairdryer, fridge, TV, safe, coffeemaker ( no kettle for tea). The rooms are designed with large...More

    Thank Michelle L
    Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Michelle L, We love to read your comment and know that you have enjoyed your visit and the amazing wildlife surrounding us. It is certainly an environment of which we have great pride and we love to share with those who visit us. We...More

    Reviewed 5 September 2017

    TripAdvisor reviews run the gamut for this hotel, but the Fonda Vela was our favorite stay in Costa Rica. I suppose you could call the decor dated, with its wood-paneled walls and heavy furniture, but the hotel felt clean, and overall it had a warm...More

    Thank A9224RLdeniset
    Management response:Responded 7 September 2017

    Dear A9224RLdeniset, We thank you for sharing your positive comments about your recent stay at FondaVela. We learn from your feedback that allows us to improve and work harder every day. Thank you very much for choosing us, we look forward to seeing you again....More

    Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

    My first night was a nightmare- spent all night scratching and itching. So exhausted the next day. Found the culprits caught two bugs and brought them to reception. I politely asked if they could change the sheets- they changed one sheet! The plumbing is antiquated......More

    Thank Valerie B
    Management response:Responded 24 August 2017

    Dear Valerie B, We appreciate you shared your comments about your experience. We understand your annoyance about insects and we will take very into account your feedback, however, it is important to take into account that this hotel is surrounded by a unique and beautiful...More

    Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here and they were nice to offer us a paid option to upgrade and I am glad we took it. The suite we stayed in was recently renovated and was nice while the standard room was pretty ordinary. The hotel grounds are simply...More

    Thank Ozgizmoguru
    Management response:Responded 24 August 2017

    Dear guest, We thank you deeply for your comments about your experience with us. We take very seriously all your comments into account to improve and offer unique and unforgettable experiences. We look forward to seeing you again in the future, Fonda Vela Staff

    Reviewed 14 August 2017

    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 17 August 2017

    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

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    • US$94 - US$240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Monteverde
    • Also Known As
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    • Fonda Vela Monteverde ,
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    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    20 January 2017|
    Response from vacationfan641 |
    9:00 pm closing
    7 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 :)
    22 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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