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Newport Beach, California
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Ocean view room, great restaurant, lot's of options for couples that we were or families or anyone that likes adventures, great beaches,fishing, This is a place I would definitely go back to, too much fun packed into couple days!

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San Vito, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a great location and you feel relaxed the moment you arrive.. I was surprised I had to pay for my cup of coffee in the morning. But I can recommend breakfast and dinner at "El Velero instead of going somewhere else.. In the room some lights and the TV didn't work when we arrived, and it wasn't fixed until... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived, we met Mike the owner. He was an amazing host, we arrived early before check-in time but he worked his magic and got us in after an amazing breakfast. The room was very satisfactory. Very clean. We found out that the bathrooms were all just renovated and everything was so clean. The beds were comfy.... More 

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a last minute scramble to find a reasonably priced place to stay in Playa Hermosa, we stumbled into El Velero and were greeted by the owner, Mike. Much to our appreciation, he moved around some other reservations and got us the two rooms we needed. Thank you, Mike. Our stay was brief but pleasant. The rooms were clean and... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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58 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked the hotel because it is the only actually on the beach. Super friendly staff, owner. Restaurant is awesome and serves all day. Close to a small town and close to other options for food. Missed taco Tuesday but hit the BBQ on Wednesday (& Saturday). Awesome food all day long. Massages available on the beach everyday, along with rentals... More 

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Reviewed 21 October 2016

This hotel was recommended by a local tour guide was not impressed at the 1st sight Was going to stay for only 2 nights .But stayed for our whole trip which was 7 days . Hotel was situated on a beautiful beach that we enjoy the sunset every evening and had long walks in the morning.Rooms are basic but adequate.... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Every time were in playa hermosa we stop at this hotel to have lunch as well as see the sunsets. Its right on the beach. The people working here are very friendly. I always enjoy have an imperial and a steak sandwich. While I have never stayed at the hotel its in a great location.

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Ohio
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

I booked this hotel because it was reasonably priced and not far from the airport for our return trip home. Instead of just staying one night, we decided it made sense to stay for 2. I'm so glad we did. When we first arrived, I was very iffy about the place. The beach seemed to be small and the hotel... More 

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I had stayed here 2 nights. I really enjoyed this hotel. My only complaint was some updating was being done and the worker had his radio loud and hammering too early in the morning. The hotel is directly on the beach. The beach was clean and there is shade from the trees all along the walk path. There is a... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Charming seaside hotel. Absolutely the finest staff I've ever encountered in my travels. Need a tour? no problem. Just ask the staff, they will set it up. The food is great. The beach is nice. The rooms are basic but comfortable. The AC rocks! Close to little stores. Modern supermarket, pharmacy etc. near by. Evening BBQ is awesome. Several sodas... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: €82 - €111 (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:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
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“upper floors for views”
 of 5 bubbles 140jess, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room # 211 or 212 sea veiw”
 of 5 bubbles 925rangas, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I'm not sure if I would opt for the ocean view room. There really isn't much of a view”
 of 5 bubbles herekittyOhio, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not sure any rooms have a beach view”
 of 5 bubbles bhdsegura, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are only 2 rooms facing the beach. Try to get one of those.”
 of 5 bubbles friscdag, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
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