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Washington DC
Reviewed 19 February 2015

The hotel sits right on the beach at Playa Hermosa. It is clean and well run. The people at the front desk are very helpful in getting you orientated to the town and different places you might want to visit. They have a nice pool on the grounds and the monkeys howl at sunrise every morning. Grocery store, restaurants, and...

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3Thank DCMike82
Esparza, Costa Rica
Reviewed 14 February 2015 via mobile

Clean and reasonable, excellent location. A little bar noise next door, but not too late at night. Nice breakfast. Hermosa is a great place to relax. Swimming pool is simple, ocean sound is soothing at night. During high season book early. Would stay again.

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Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Clean, simple, great service , friendly employees. This hotel is right on the beach. They provide towels and chairs. Air conditioning in the room works great. Lot of little places to eat within walking distance. Only 10 minutes to Coco Beach by taxi. The taxi from the airport is $60.

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1Thank Anniegirl67
Farmington, CT
Reviewed 11 February 2015

El Velero Hotel, Playa Hermosa Beach If you are looking for an affordable hotel to go and relax, this is the place. Located right on a beautiful, long, clean beach, the hotel has only 22 rooms with an outdoor restaurant\bar and private pool. What it lacks in luxury, a small bathroom, and missing toiletries (shampoo, Kleenex) it makes for up...

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3Thank cart21
Palmer, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 February 2015

The perfect beach location, but the rooms were just average. For the money I did not expect anymore, except perhaps hot water in the shower. Room was a good size and clean, housekeeping did a good job, the bed was not very comfortable. Bathroom was a little small. Overall it is nice and I would consider staying again.

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2Thank Dan H
Bismarck, North Dakota
Reviewed 21 January 2015

My son and I traveled to this area, beach and hotel at the spur of the moment. We could not have been more pleased. An easy trip from a great new airport (LIA) and front and center at a great beach. Our stay at El Velero was highlighted by a staff that was waiting for us, excited to meet us...

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2Thank WinterBreak2015
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 18 January 2015

This is excellent location , right on the beach of Playa Hermosa. Unfortunately, we did not get a room facing the beach. When you book, ask for the rooms facing the beach, which I had not done so. The room had 2 queen beds. I understand most rooms had such arrangement. It was ample in size. The bathroom was adequate,...

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1Thank mimi g
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 11 January 2015

It was so hard to leave this sweet spot on Playa Hermosa. We sayed for only 4 days, and fell in love with this beach. This hotel is the perfect size, and most importantly, right on the beach. You literally walk out throught the outdoor restaurant to the beach. The restaurant is very good, the waiters outstanding, the desk service...

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5Thank Twincitiesonthego
Leawood, Kansas, United States
Reviewed 10 January 2015

We loved everything about El Velero. It is a fun, casual hotel RIGHT ON THE BEACH with a WONDERFUL staff. This is not a five star hotel, but it has five star qualities and five star people. Everyone is extremely nice and helpful. The front desk helped plan our day trips, including making phone calls, providing directions, and arranging guides...

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1Thank Laurie M
North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 7 January 2015

You are not a high maintenance traveler, you'll love El Velero. When arriving to Playa Hermosa, our original accommodations were closed for renovations without telling us beforehand. El Velero got us into a room immediately. Staff is friendly and very helpful. Restaurant on sight, and it is on the beach! Thank you El Velero!

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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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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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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: €88 - €110 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
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“Quieter rooms at the back or upstairs but without a view”
 of 5 bubbles MartinR208, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to get one away from the road as the locals like to party”
 of 5 bubbles CliffAshford, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms facing the beach are smaller, but have the view. We were in a larger room, facing air shaft, which was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles 963patrickc, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get some good deals at the hotel desk.”
 of 5 bubbles 899varunkumarr, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“upper floors for views”
 of 5 bubbles 140jess, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
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