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Hotel El Velero

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  • Excellent48%
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  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Reviewed November 28, 2015

I chose this hotel mainly because of the location and the reviews of how friendly and welcoming the staff and owner were, and I have to say that my expectations were comfortably exceeded on both accounts. First and foremost, I was looking for a place...More

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Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

We aren't "resort" people; we're stay where it feels like home people and El Velero did not disappoint. A small hotel where the staff quickly knows your name, you get to know them and vacationers socialize sitting outside on the beach. Our waiter became our...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Excellent value for this hotel with a private beach on Playa Hermosa. The food is top notch and on the bbq nights (Wed. and Sat.) we had some of the best food we had EVER eaten. From the minute we checked in Mike and his...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2015

We stayed at El Velero five years ago and were happy to find our second stay was as wonderful as our first. The rooms are clean and simple, but what makes this place is the location and the staff. Janet, Joshua, Luis and Rafael were...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2015

We have been going to this hotel for almost 10 years now. It did have a few minor issues as the owner was dealing with health issues but he is back in shape and so is this hotel. Mike is really taking the time to...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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Pool
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Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
$99 - $127 (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 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Tazz6464
August 30, 2017|
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Response from rawlsw | Reviewed this property |
We did not have one in our room. Had to go down to the restaurant.
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Candace C
April 22, 2017|
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Response from Jaype_12 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunatly I cannot answer this question as I am not into yoga however, you can ask the owner directly as he is very resourceful and knows everybody around the area......however, I did see people on the beach doing yoga... More
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CarolAnn T
April 20, 2017|
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Response from CKSPfamily | Reviewed this property |
The food at El Velero is pretty good. Ginger is directly east of the hotel up on the main road. It is a Spanish Tapas restaurant, and very reasonably priced for the quality of food that is served. La Casita Del Marisco is... More
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"There are two or three rooms on the top floor that give you a view of the beach and the sunset"
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"Rooms on second floor at a little quieter but I don't believe noise was an issue anywhere"
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"The rooms depend on what size you need. We were a family of three so needed two beds."
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"Some rooms have a sea view, which i liked"
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