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Hotel Fonda Vela

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“junior suite”(53 reviews)
“cloud forest”(118 reviews)
“pool area”(27 reviews)
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3.5 Star Hotel
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All reviewsjunior suitecloud forestpool areacosta ricahotel groundslarge windowshotel restaurantking bedpool and hot tubtwo nightsbeautiful groundscheese factorysanta elenatour companyno wifi in the roomsspread outthe reserve
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Reviewed 6 July 2014

This place is like a resort on top of a mountain. The location is outstanding. I stood outside one night and the clouds were crossing through the hotel, and while you could see clearly to the towns below the mountain, the clouds above would wisp...More

1  Thank Jody S
Reviewed 23 June 2014 via mobile

Wonderful hotel in a peaceful setting. Waking up to the chattering birds was a delight. Gorgeous views from our balcony on the 2nd floor. The food was incredible and the service was exceptional. Our room, a junior suite, was large and very comfortable. Can't wait...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2014

This is the best hotel we have ever been in. Essentially you are living in a large natural park, only 1 km from the Cloud Forest reserve. We saw from our window all bunch of birds and monkeys jumping on the trees, without even stepping...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 30 May 2014

The Hotel Fonda Vela is a very nice place to stay. The help there is very friendly and the rooms are quite large. The bed was average in comfort and the shower rooms where a little compressed and the water temperature did vary somewhat. Neither...More

1  Thank jr1992
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Spent two nights at Fonda Vela - very, very comfortable - big spacious, beautiful rooms with incredible storage - if you were staying for several nights, no problem unpacking everything! Very lovely grounds to walk - great pool / rec area (with pool and ping-pong...More

Thank Sara T
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Free Parking
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Free Internet
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Free Parking
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US$124 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$124 - US$197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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15 February 2018|
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Response from Pannipannini | Reviewed 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
20 January 2017|
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9:00 pm closing
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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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"Junior suite looking over the garden are wonderful"
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"Rooms 25-28 are all a level up and offer more privacy and less noise from stomping feet."
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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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