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Hotel El Velero

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed yesterday NEW

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, and the restaurant adequate. I can't imagine staying elsewhere.

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 only thing missing was a refrigerator. Everyone there was so helpful. Would definitely stay there...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from our fourth visit to Costa Rica and our second stay at Hotel el Velero. This is my favorite place in Costa Rica. Small hotel right on the beach with everything you need close by. Wonderful staff! A lot of the same people are still there from 10 years ago when I first stayed here. Highly recommend.

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This i a wonderful place to stay. This hotel had everything that we needed. Basic, spacious, comfortable clean room, WiFi, and a restaurant on site. Food was delicious, WiFi was strong and the entire staff was wonderful. We felt protected and cared for - loved. If I had to go again I'd select this place. Definitely worth it!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a 5 star hotel with all the amenities, this place is not for you. If you are looking for an affordable hotel only steps from the beach, a great restaurant and friendly, helpful staff, look no further than Hotel El Valero. Luis and Joshua were fantastic. Taco Tuesday was magnificent. Playa Hermosa is a beautiful...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked at last minute one night, since the hotel had the most convenient location. Room was basic and seemed clean. However bathroom drainages stunk awfully. There were lots of mosquitoes inside the room (no idea where they came from since all the windows were closed) and this is an issue since in the area have been cases of zika,...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the staff - especially Luis in the restaurant and Janet at the front desk. Always a smile and so very pleasant. The hotel restaurant was very good - try the beef nachos. I liked the bathroom and roomy walk in shower. The air conditioning in the rooms really worked well. The bedspreads and drapes definitely need updating. The bed...

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Escazú, San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live in Costa Rica and I've stayed in many hotels. This one is a place to visit again. I stayed her for Semana Santa for April 2017. The hotel is right on the beach with beach chairs. The bar/restaurant has fantastic food, good drinks right on the sand, and the service is fantastic. All at a great price!! The...

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We LOVED El Velero! No, it's not a 5 star hotel with all the amenities and luxuries...if you are looking for that, go up the road (and pay dearly)! Valero is a small little hotel tucked quietly between the palms ON Playa Hermosa. The setting is marvelous. You hear all sorts of birds and, of course, howler monkeys. Iguanas saunter...

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the hotel the night before we left from Liberia. It was a quick trip to the airport. This was a great stop, next time I would like to stay longer. Clean hotel room and great service. Nice walking beach and awesome sunsets!

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Hotel El Velero, a mediterranean-style, boutique beach hotel just paces from the Pacific blue waters of Costa Rica's pristine Playa Hermosa. Hear the waves crash and breathe the clean, salty air as you relax in our seaside tropical gardens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Velero

Address: #1 On the Beach, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Hermosa
Price Range: €88 - €109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
El Velero Hotel
El Velero Playa Hermosa
Hotel El Velero Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
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“Rooms 211 and 212 have a sea view”
sbesley, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 101 - 104 are near the front desk so you can hear the loud phone ringing during the day. Bar across the street was loud at night”
megan4977, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I read that some rooms, perhaps facing the beach was upgraded. We stayed in 204 and it was horrible room. Avoid if possible.”
neginh_13, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“our room was facing the ocean, so we were able to enjoy the sounds all night long. We were on the second floor”
marcien2017, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“rooms 211 and 212 on the second floor face the beach”
flyonthewall, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
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