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Monteverde, Costa Rica
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel Velero is a charming beachfront hotel. The rooms are comfortable, clean and newly renovated, and the staff is very helpful and nice. The restaurant is good, with a beautiful beachfront view. We definitely recommend it.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a three star hotel I believe, situated right on the beach. It has a central corridor stretching back along which the rooms are arranged on two floors. This means you would be very lucky to get a room with a beach view, the majority do not have a view. However, the rooms a spotlessly clean, spacious and come...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed 4 nights over the New Year period. Playa Hermosa is much quieter than we had perhaps expected. There are just a few beach bars/restaurants and it all packs up at about 9.00pm so go to Playa Coco if you want nightlife. The hotel is located right on the beach but does feel a bit crammed in. The pool...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you have someone working with customers in the front of the house, it's important that you do not have the most unfriendly woman in the front greeting people as they will probably change their mind and decide not to book with your hotel.... I ate at the restaurant, had a nice experience with the waiter and bartender and everyone...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here for 3 days. The food is excellent. The owner, Mike, is so helpful and friendly. The staff is wonderful . Luis, Joshua, Janero, and Luis go out of their way to make sure we are happy. The sunset cruise was fantastic with free rum punch and healthy snacks. The massage out in front of the hotel...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here with friends while they were scuba diving from Playa del Coco. The rooms are clean, high-ceilinged and everything you need including a crazily secure safe. The restaurant has good food, but don't expect all those coffee fills to be free when you have breakfast. Parking is secure but I still wouldn't leave anything in the car. Be...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When arriving at El Velero, the hotel looks tired and a little dated. The pool is small and looks typically Spanish however is situated right on the beach. The staff are friendly and great value for money. There are lots of activities to do on the beach including jet ski's (which ride far too close to people swimming past) and...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights with children (3 and 5) and had a great stay. Staff was very helpful and friendly, restaurant was good and the beach lovely. It is perfect for families with kids and there is even a playground 30m down the beach. We've been around to other beaches in the area and this place is definitely the most...

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Gibbons, Alberta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not stay here but the restaurant was worth coming to. Taco Tuesday night was so good. Breakfast yummy too. The staff in the restaurant were amazing and you are right on the ocean. I would highly recommend eating here. The hotel looked very nice. The pool was a nice size and it was right on a very nice...

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Juneau, Alaska
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are so glad we picked this place, as there were no hotels at this price right on the beach. The staff helped us arrange tours we were interested in and were very responsive to our needs. And no bugs at all! The pool was smaller than I expected, right by the reception desk, so wasn't used much. No problem,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Hermosa
Price Range: $93 - $117 (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 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Quieter rooms at the back or upstairs but without a view”
 of 5 bubbles MartinR208, 6 days ago | Read review
“Try to get one away from the road as the locals like to party”
 of 5 bubbles CliffAshford, 1 week ago | 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, Dec 13, 2016 | Read review
“Get some good deals at the hotel desk.”
 of 5 bubbles 899varunkumarr, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
“upper floors for views”
 of 5 bubbles 140jess, Nov 12, 2016 | Read review
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