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Hotel El Velero

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#1 On the Beach, Playa Hermosa Costa Rica
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#6 of 13 hotels in Playa Hermosa
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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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Beach
Diving
Massage
Currency exchange
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Hiking
Snorkeling
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
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Room features
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Family
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish

Location

Full view
63Somewhat walkable
Grade: 63 out of 100
18Restaurantswithin 1 km
2Attractionswithin 1 km
509Reviews31Q+A100Room tips
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jim@trogosales.com wrote a review Feb 2020
6 contributions
This Hotel is right on the beach. You can't get any closer. The rooms are adequate and the employees will do whatever they can for you. The food is good with other options if you want to eat elsewhere.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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debrick2014 wrote a review Jan 2020
Vernon, Canada7 contributions
We stayed here for 2 nights. Nice room, comfy bed. Staff go above and beyond to ensure you have a great stay. The food is some of the best I have ever had with traditional and continental selections. We lucked in on Taco Tuesday with a band for entertainment
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Date of stay: January 2020
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frannie1155040 wrote a review Jan 2020
Moose Jaw, Canada274 contributions66 helpful votes
Despite Numerous Visits And Complaints To The Staff, They Continue To Not Fix Their Refridgerators and continue to serve warm beer ever since last year. Also be forewarned if you are using a credit card they won't let you pay in colonies 576/ US $ instead they use their own rate of exchange 500/US$ this means you are paying an extra 576/500= 15 % for every dollar you spend there.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Michelle L wrote a review Dec 2019
2 contributions2 helpful votes
Room 212 (or 211)!!! Balcony views, spacious room, clean bathroom, air conditioning, beach towel service. There is a $10 charge for this room but it is worth it. Great location. Right in front of the beach. Can you ask for anything better?! The bar/restaurant is right downstairs, there is nice artwork in the hallways. Luis the bartender is very professional! Would stay here again :)
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Date of stay: December 2019
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rogerh8808 wrote a review Dec 2019
Fort Collins, Colorado27 contributions4 helpful votes
This is one of our favorite places to stay in Costa Rica. The hotel and its restaurant are right on the beach, though well shaded; and the staff always friendly and most helpful. It's lovely to wake up to the sounds of birds in the nearby trees, sit on the 2nd floor veranda, and/or go down to the airy restaurant for coffee and breakfast. Definitely a place to unwind in complete comfort. The water is only yards away, and the hotel offers the use of their beach chairs. When you get tired of swimming and/or beach walking or otherwise need a refreshment, they're right there. The hotel even arranged for a taxi to meet us at the LIR airport after our 10pm arrival there. This was our 4th time staying at this fine place and I hope we'll have many more opportunities.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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PRICE RANGE
US$91 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
el velero hotel, el velero playa hermosa
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of GuanacastePlaya Hermosa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
22
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