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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 March 2015

We have been staying at the El Velero annually for the past five years. The staff are incredibly accommodating and service oriented. The hotel is located right on the beach and offers clean, comfortable rooms at a reasonable price. This year the owner made them even more comfortable by upgrading all of the mattresses and pillows. The food is excellent...

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
Reviewed 18 March 2015

This was our fifth time staying at El Velero and it always feels like home. The staff remember us and are always kind and attentive. I had a minor jellyfish sting and even though the waiter had guests he had to take care of, he went out of his way to get me some white vinegar from the kitchen. We...

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Matthews, North Carolina
Reviewed 12 March 2015

My family and friends have stayed at El Velero at least 6 times in the last 8 years..EL Velero is a small private owned hotel with unique stained wood and tile constuction Costa Rican Style. This two story hotel is located on the beach. 50 feet from the high tide mark!!! If you are used to the resort life style...

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Hartford, Wisconsin
Reviewed 10 March 2015

We have been going to the El Velero Hotel for many years. It is very comfortable and a perfect location on the beach. Sunsets are magnificent. More importantly the staff is friendly, fun and helpful. We have been recommending family and friends to stay as well with never a complaint. Not to forget the food which is awesome as well....

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 9 March 2015

I think we had the last room available as we booked the day before. The front desk was very helpful and friendly! Great location, great view for sunset! We checked in at sunset and had to leave at 5:15am for the airport, When we came back from dinner at 10pm all the lights were out in the common areas- it...

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1Thank unc2003
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2015

Without doubt the best hotel location in Playa Hermosa. It is right on the beach with large comfortable rooms, a lovely dining area fronting the beach, good variety of food on offer and twice weekly BBQ dinners which are very popular. Good staff in the restaurant and on reception (Janet, very good with information and arranging trips and transport).

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Rocky River, OH
Reviewed 4 March 2015

My family and I have always stayed here for years because of the proximity to the Liberia airport. We have enjoyed the spacious rooms and lovely spot under the palm trees on the beach. But this time we came home from a restaurant and found the hotel completely in the dark. The halls were unlit and with steps in the...

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Springfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 March 2015

My wife and I visited Playa Hermosa February 17-20th. We ate at El Valero for Taco Tuesday based on other Trip Advisor reviews. You get 3 tacos, a fish, a chicken, and a beef taco made with homemade shells. We thought they were very good (especially the chicken one) The food was delivered about 5 minute after we ordered. Don't...

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Alliston, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Hotel El Velero and staff are top notch. This small but quaint hotel offers all that it states. Excellent food, great staff, great location, spotless rooms and facilities. The owner Mike is also fantastic. We just returned from a 10 day stay and are counting the days that we can return again. We were fortunate enough to meet a lot...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 20 February 2015

The perfect location directly at the beach allows you to easily move back and forward between your room and the beach. The rooms were spacious and the beds comfortable. We were a bit wary because of some reviews that mentioned problems with the noise level on weekends from the bar across the street. Although we had rooms towards the back...

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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
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  • 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: RM415 - RM513 (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
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
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“Quieter rooms at the back or upstairs but without a view”
 of 5 bubbles MartinR208, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to get one away from the road as the locals like to party”
 of 5 bubbles CliffAshford, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The rooms facing the beach are smaller, but have the view. We were in a larger room, facing air shaft, which was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles 963patrickc, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Get some good deals at the hotel desk.”
 of 5 bubbles 899varunkumarr, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“upper floors for views”
 of 5 bubbles 140jess, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
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