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Hotel Fonda Vela

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Overview
1km past the Monteverde Cheese Factory and 2km before the Monteverde Reserve. Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights while on a big travelling group, the hotel is basic and we went out of season, the food was good and so was the service , pity the bar closed early but apart from that I would recommend, the rooms...More

Thank clairer1965
Response from HotelF54, Gerente at Hotel Fonda VelaResponded yesterday

Dear Clairer1965, We are very grateful that you have shared your opinion about your visit. Our daily goal is to offer unique and unforgettable stays in an environment with a magical nature. We regret that you have had inconveniences and we assure you that we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel Fonda Vella An ok hotel in nice surroundings. This was the coolest part of Costa Rica so would recommend light jackets particularly for the evening. The pool was on the cold side and I guess would be nice on hotter days. The jacuzzis were...More

Thank JoanneB692
Response from Hotel F, Gerente at Hotel Fonda VelaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear JoanneB692, We appreciate that you have shared your comments about your experience in Fonda Vela. We regret that your experience has not been perfect as we would have liked but we will take your comments into account in order to make the necessary improvements...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic setting, gorgeous rooms, manicured gardens. Really let down by inattentive staff - in this price bracket I would have expected reception to be manned by at least one staff member at all times (several times we waited to drop/collect room key) and...More

Thank Charcoal W
Response from Hotel F, Gerente at Hotel Fonda VelaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Charcoal W, We appreciate that you have shared your comments about your experience in Fonda Vela. We regret that your experience has not been perfect as we would have liked but we will take your comments into account in order to make the necessary...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights at the Fonda Vela in Monteverde and we really enjoyed it. The place is located on beautiful gardens well maintained and we woke up to the sound of nature every morning. Our room was large and roomy, very clean and comfortable...More

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Response from Hotel F, Gerente at Hotel Fonda VelaResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Courcellesqc, We appreciate that you have shared your valuable comments about your stay. We will certainly take each of your words into account to improve the experience of our clients. We appreciate your very positive words from the heart. We would love to welcome...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

The hotel itself is amazing. Beautiful location. Extensive gardens which are well maintained and from where you can admire the wildlife. Very large room with impressive hard wood furniture and brilliant polished wood floors. Pool, jacuzzi, ... Staff are disengaged and not properly trained. The...More

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Response from Hotel F, Gerente at Hotel Fonda VelaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Toniams2018, We appreciate that you have shared your comments about your experience in Fonda Vela. We regret that your experience has not been perfect as we would have liked but we will take your comments into account in order to make the necessary improvements...More

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The Fonda Vela Hotel is located in beautifulMonteverde, famous for its Resplendent Quetzals,Three-wattled Bellbirds, an abundance of orchids anda gorgeous cloud forest. The climate is ...More refreshing,often referred to as "The Eternal Spring". The views ofthe Gulf of Nicoya from the hotel’s 1400-meterelevation are spectacular. Monteverde is an idealdestination for relaxing and enjoying the wonders ofthe tropics. A visit of at least two nights inMonteverde is recommended. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Parking
Pool
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Concierge
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
42
Price range
US$156 - US$191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Fonda Vela Hotel
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Fonda Vela Monteverde
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Hotel Fonda Vela Costa Rica/Monteverde
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
42
Price range
US$156 - US$191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Fonda Vela Hotel
,
Fonda Vela Monteverde
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Hotel Fonda Vela Costa Rica/Monteverde
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
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Traveller (448)
Room & Suite (194)
Dining (85)
Pool & Beach (45)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Susana B
We had the exact same thing happen to us so clearly, they have not taken your review to heart nor have they made improvements with their customer service. Disappointing.
15 February 2018
  • Response from PannipanniniReviewed this property
    I am not sure what is meant by customer service. The place is not a 5 Star facility...most places in Monteverde tend to keep staff fairly lean because tourism is only 6-8 months per year. That said, we did not experience...More
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Lsnowhite
How late is the restaurant open for dinner?
20 January 2017
  • Response from vacationfan641
    9:00 pm closing
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Droopydrawrs52
I am worried the negative reviews here as we are booked in the spring
7 December 2016
  • Response from JeanetteAronReviewed 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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"Jr Suite!!"
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"Seem to all be far from the pool but would suggest something on the 2nd floor with a view."
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"We had a room with a king and queen bed. Nice view and spacious."
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"Junior suite looking over the garden are wonderful"
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