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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

World travelers we aren't. Honestly, this was our first trip out of the country. We did indeed have the best week of our lives at El Velero. The beach front location sets a beautifully wonderful foundation for Mike and his team to give us marvelous memories of Costa Rica that will never be forgotten. The rooms are clean and comfortable.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

My family of four--two parents and two teenagers--stayed at El Velero for a week in mid-April. First, let me say that the weather was HOT! 98 to over 100 degrees F and sunny every day. And not a drop of rain during our stay. I mention this because the location of this hotel is perfect--on a breezy beach, Playa Hermosa.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Rooms are large, bathroom small, but very clean. Vaulted, wood beam ceilings. Steps to the beach. Beach is nice, not sure if it was the time of year, but water was not beautiful blue. It was quiet and had a restaurant onsite. I was sick the next day, so I am not sure if it was the restaurant or from... More 

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Georgetown, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

We had a great beautiful beach vacation. Very quiet small hotel with nice staff. The people that made our stay special were: Luis #1 is a super nice waiter/mgr., Luis #2 and Jenaro (#3) are great waiters, Janet/front desk very nice, Chef Henry is the best, Olger (Henry's helper) ,Nancy & Jenny/housekeepers are great, Gosiue/mgr, and above all great mnagement... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights at the Hotel el Velero and couldn't been happier. The hotel is right on the beautiful playa Hermosa beach. The hotel has a quant feeling about it, rooms were clean and comfortable. The food was awesome and the staff were great, very attentive making sure your meal was a everything you expected. From the time you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

This is very basic but clean hotel located right on the beach. The rooms are a little worn down, they have AC, but are clean and functional. The on-site restaurant is just okay, the food is palatable, the prices a little high, the service very good. The front desk staff varies in friendliness/helpfulness. The owner is very responsive. The pool... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

I highly recommend this hotel. We just returned from a week at El Velero and can't wait to go back. The location is ideal, fabulous, professional staff and great food! The rooms were perfect. You cannot beat the right on the beach location.

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Our first visit was wonderful, equaling or topping our stay of two years ago, this holiday was fantastic in every aspect! The hotel and restaurant staff treated us like long lost family, we could not have felt more comfortable! The rooms are nice ,simple and clean.The food is terrific and reasonable. The service and friendly caring execution of the staffs... More 

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Summerland, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

We arrived in Liberia at 6am and as promised the hotel had a driver waiting for us. On arrival they stored our bags and set us up with the restaurant and bar to charge even though we did not check in till 1pm, which they prepared ahead of time for us. Great food and service with very personable staff. Room... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I enjoyed a visit to Costa Rica in February 2016, and stayed at the El Velero hotel in Playa Hermosa. I should have written my review then but am glad I put it off as I just read a review from someone who claimed to have had a bad experience there. Nothing could be farther from the truth with this... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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: $87 - $119 (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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