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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Charming seaside hotel. Absolutely the finest staff I've ever encountered in my travels. Need a tour? no problem. Just ask the staff, they will set it up. The food is great. The beach is nice. The rooms are basic but comfortable. The AC rocks! Close to little stores. Modern supermarket, pharmacy etc. near by. Evening BBQ is awesome. Several sodas...

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel that is not all that small, there are quite a few room. I would put this on the 4 Star for Third World list. Hotel is right on the beach, 211 and 212 have the best views which are thankfully blocked by some trees. Otherwise evenings would be unbearable. A/C was cold, shower was hot. Very clean premises....

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here with family for three nights. Very pleasant location in Playa Hermosa right on the beach. The hotel also has a small pool. Dining overlooks the pool and beach. The staff were all extremely friendly. The rooms, whilst spacious enough, had rather odd architecture. Overall good for the price.

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Not a luxurious property or for someone who likes a chain hotel, but Hotel El Velero has its charms. Super friendly staff, good food and right on the beach. Rooms are clean but a bit run down. I enjoyed the large 2nd floor balcony over looking the water a lot. Spend the day relaxing, reading and swimming in the clear,...

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I actually haven't stayed here yet, but I can't wait until I get to! I was booked for a 2 night stay next week. Due to extreme weather and flooding in my hometown all flights have been canceled and roads are closed so I can't get to another airport. Because it's so close to my arrival date Booking.com said I...

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Thank Micmac79
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I love love tropical getaways, this is our first visit to Costa Rica. Hotel El Velero is right on the beach filed with Palm trees, birds, iguanas, and if you're lucky, you'll see some off the neighborhood monkeys playing in the trees. This hotel is NOT a resort, so don't be so quick to judge, it's a...

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El Dorado Hills, California
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here because it's on the beach and close to the airport. The rooms are comfortable, but the amenities could be updated (the towels and bath mats were frayed and had holes, the bed spreads were also pretty dated and of questionable cleanliness). But the staff, especially the bar/restaurant staff, were very pleasant and helpful during our entire stay....

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

This place is a little overpriced and a bit old-fashioned but it is on a beautiful beach. The rooms were clean and nice but the real selling point is how it is situated into the beach. Tables in front of the hotel and next to their nice pool are literally on the beautiful Playa Hermosa. The sunset and the whole...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I have nothing but positive reviews for the hotel and their staff. Not only are they welcoming and friendly, but will go out of their way to help. My family recently spent 1 night at the hotel before moving into a rented home for the week. We continued to go back and spend time in the restaurant /bar and booked...

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I spent a couple of days in this hotel and really enjoy it. Really good for the price, comfortable and clean. Also very quiet. The experience of being in front of the beach is great. I do recommend it.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Playa Hermosa
Price Range: RM391 - RM542 (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
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
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