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Hotel Fonda Vela

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Overview
1km past the Monteverde Cheese Factory and 2km before the Monteverde Reserve. Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
3.5 Star accommodation
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This is an older property in sprawling and undulating grounds. It promised a lot but really did not deliver. Our room was cramped and very cold when we were there. It had no heating and it was not much fun sitting in the room reading...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Peter C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed two nights at the Fonda Vela in on our recent trip to Monteverde. First of all it is a little way from the town and luckily we had a rental car so we were able to go into town for meals as the on...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank bigdog1008
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fonda Vela is a nice property near the cloud forest. Lovely sunsets, nice garden and decent food. As in most places in CR, the staff were attentive and obliging. No complaints there. The negatives- 1- A general rule - NEVER start rattling off rules when...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank apssan2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds are beautiful but the bathrooms rooms need urgent updating - yellowed tub with rusting fixtures. And NO Internet in rooms - only in restaurant and reception area. Since access to the internet is easily available in all other properties we visited in Costa...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had mixed feelings writing this review. These are nice accommodations in a beautiful setting. The architecture, wood flooring and ceilings were strikingly beautiful. Unfortunately, maintenance of the rooms has been neglected over the years which is a shame. There were several issues, such as...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Cindy_and_Alain
Response from HotelF54, Gerente at Hotel Fonda VelaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Cindy_and_Alain, We love that you have enjoyed your visit and we regret that it was not a perfect experience. We are working on updating our facilities and we will continue doing it little by little, without doubt your comments help us improve and learn...More

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Description
The Fonda Vela Hotel is located in beautifulMonteverde, famous for its Resplendent Quetzals,Three-wattled Bellbirds, an abundance of orchids anda gorgeous cloud forest. The climate is More refreshing,often referred to as "The Eternal Spring". The views ofthe Gulf of Nicoya from the hotel’s 1400-meterelevation are spectacular. Monteverde is an idealdestination for relaxing and enjoying the wonders ofthe tropics. A visit of at least two nights inMonteverde is recommended. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Parking
Pool
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Concierge
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
42
Price range
$120 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Fonda Vela Hotel
,
Fonda Vela Monteverde
,
Hotel Fonda Vela Costa Rica/Monteverde
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
42
Price range
$120 - $229 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Fonda Vela Hotel
,
Fonda Vela Monteverde
,
Hotel Fonda Vela Costa Rica/Monteverde
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
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Traveler (460)
Room & Suite (194)
Dining (85)
Pool & Beach (45)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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Susana B
February 14, 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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Laura S
January 20, 2017|
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Response from vacationfan641 |
9:00 pm closing
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Droopydrawrs52
December 7, 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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"I think all the rooms had large windows and lovely views."
christinec141
Nov 27, 2018
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"Jr Suite!!"
britt824
Aug 15, 2018
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"Seem to all be far from the pool but would suggest something on the 2nd floor with a view."
lappink
Apr 11, 2018
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"We had a room with a king and queen bed. Nice view and spacious."
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