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Hotel El Velero

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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“taco night”(9 reviews)
“costa rica”(71 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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All reviewstaco nightcosta ricagreat food and servicesmall poolwatch the sunsetbeach frontbeautiful beachliberia airportair conditioningrooms are comfortablelaid backclose to the airporthowler monkeysmahi mahirestaurant baropen airminute drive
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a hotel that does not offer anything of quality, the rooms are horrible and the insects are companions in them, I would not recommend it to anyone and I would never go back, it is a disappointment and I expected something better but...More

Thank aitorsegura
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in a jam with our reservation falling through with another business. We stopped here and the front desk staff went above and beyond to try to help us out even though they did not have a room for us. This is the kind...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 18 May 2018

I loved the hotel. The only complaint I have is that the rooms did not get cleaned very well. Floors did not get swept so they remained sandy. The hotel has a beautiful balcony on the second floor, which we thoroughly enjoyed. The room is...More

Thank NomadMarcia
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

It was our first visit to Costa Rica and from the moment we set foot on the property we fell in love. The attentive staff, maid service, good size rooms, the food was amazing and the chef and wait staff in the restaurant were top...More

Thank Tazz6464
Reviewed 13 April 2018 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
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About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$98 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$98 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveler (327)
Pool & Beach (97)
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Dining (61)
Family and Play Areas (6)
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brcsaund
16 March 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
16 March 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
31 August 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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