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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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    • Excellent33%
    • Very good41%
    • Average17%
    • Poor5%
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    “junior suite” (51 reviews)
    “cloud forest” (115 reviews)
    “pool area” (27 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 568 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Felt like an authentic experience in nature! The staff were very friendly and helpful! Wifi was patchy- non existent in our bedroom. Watched the numerous stars at night! Orange trees in the joint back garden! Didn't realize the cabins were separated the way they were....More

    Thank Richums
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The nearest hostelry to the cloud forest is a great place to call home. Open the door in the morning and you are greeted to the beauty of the blue motmot. Serenaded to sleep by a plethora of exotic bird songs. The rooms are very...More

    Thank Paul M
    Reviewed 29 September 2017 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

    1  Thank Michelle L
    Management response:Responded 2 October 2017

    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

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    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
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    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$140 - US$237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 42
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    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Monteverde
    • Also Known As
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    20 January 2017|
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    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 :)
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    23 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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