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Hotel El Velero

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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“taco”(15 reviews)
“barbecue night”(6 reviews)
“costa rica”(73 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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All reviewstacobarbecue nightcosta ricagreat food and servicesmall poolwatch the sunsetbeach frontbeautiful beachrooms are comfortableliberia airportair conditioninglaid backhowler monkeysclose to the airportcommon areasmahi mahirestaurant bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of 4 stayed at this cute open air type hotel right on the beach at Playa Hermosa. The food in the restaurant was the best we’ve had on our 3 week trip. The staff went out of their way to be friendly and...More

Thank worldtravelswith4kid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just completed our 13th year of travel to the El Velcro. Stayed for 5 glorious weeks. Remains the jewel of Guanacaste. You couldn’t get closer to the beach, better care or better food. The staff are exceptional as always. Our heart felt thanks to Mike...More

Thank Ginny H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happy to have spent our ninth spring in Costa Rica at the El Velero. If you are looking for a beautiful, clean hotel, right on the beach, with delicious food and wonderful staff, then look no further than the El Velero. Everyone there will go...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

This is my sixth year having been there! That says something in and of it’s self. We never Rent-A-Car because we never want to leave! We make new friends every year and the old ones keep coming back! If you’re looking for sun send instant...More

Thank Don B
Reviewed March 14, 2018

We had traveled around Costa Rica on a previous trip so no huge desire to travel around although we did do the trip to Nicaragua. Tough to beat sitting under a palm tree by the ocean reading and enjoying the people. What's not to like...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
$99 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$99 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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brcsaund
March 15, 2018|
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Response from jonI2713UN | Reviewed this property |
We rent a car when we come to Liberia. You can always take a taxi (be sure it's a legal taxi, which I think they are the only ones allowed inside the airport) It's only a 30 minute drive there. Locals take US currency with... More
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brcsaund
March 15, 2018|
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Response from RoseDenver_CO | Reviewed this property |
We made a reservation with a local shuttle service. They were great. I believe it was Liberia Airport Shuttle Service. The woman who emailed us to confirm the reservation was Gabriela. They were waiting for us at the... More
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Tazz6464
August 30, 2017|
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Response from Sharon L | Reviewed this property |
Most rooms do not have coffee pots or kettles. Perhaps this is something they will add in time. The restaurant downstairs is ready to go at 7am and coffee is ready for you. It is bottomless so no need to worry about your 2nd... More
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"Room 211 or 212 have ocean view"
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"Make sure your room is far from kitchen ..."
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"Tropical country-homes aren't insulated.Upstairs is quieter-you will hear the birds and the howler..."
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"We stayed in the middle of hotel, on the 2nd floor, which was quiet. 1st floor has a handicap ramp."
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