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Hotel El Velero

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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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...More

Thank Ethan B
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...More

Thank friscdag
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.

Thank lauragmj
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is a solid, 3-star hotel. Pros - the LOCATION! You're literally right on the beach. Playa Hermosa is clean and small (~2 km in length) and the water is warm, pretty clear, and safe. Also, we found that the beds were clean, and the...More

Thank vb1968318
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I highly recommend this hotel to those who want to enjoy a tranquil, almost empty beach (tiny waves, like a swimming pool) and who don't mind staying in a friendly but dated hotel. The staff for the most part were very friendly and helpful. They...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$99 - US$127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$99 - US$127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Tazz6464
31 August 2017|
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Response from rawlsw | Reviewed this property |
We did not have one in our room. Had to go down to the restaurant.
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Candace C
23 April 2017|
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Response from Jaype_12 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunatly I cannot answer this question as I am not into yoga however, you can ask the owner directly as he is very resourceful and knows everybody around the area......however, I did see people on the beach doing yoga... More
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CarolAnn T
21 April 2017|
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Response from CKSPfamily | Reviewed this property |
The food at El Velero is pretty good. Ginger is directly east of the hotel up on the main road. It is a Spanish Tapas restaurant, and very reasonably priced for the quality of food that is served. La Casita Del Marisco is... More
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"There are two or three rooms on the top floor that give you a view of the beach and the sunset"
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"Rooms on second floor at a little quieter but I don't believe noise was an issue anywhere"
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"The rooms depend on what size you need. We were a family of three so needed two beds."
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"Some rooms have a sea view, which i liked"
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