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Hotel Fonda Vela

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  • Excellent32%
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 March 2015

The Fonda Vela is out of "town" a ways but just a km or 2 from the Monteverde cloud forest reserve. The rooms are rustic (dark paneling throughout); they are not new but were comfortable and more than adequate. The staff was great. Alan helped...More

Thank MikeP54
Reviewed 5 March 2015

The best in Monte Verde. The hotel is located away from town so it's quiet, has only about 30 rooms which are really beautifully furnished. It has 2 restaurants serving great food, the staff are very helpful and friendly and go out of their way...More

Thank Lankan01
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Rooms need updating My phone did not work, table light was making odd noises, like connection problems. Ideal place if you need 2 bedroom as my room number 21 was on two floors. But bathroom sink did not work as I should could not get...More

1  Thank bernicia
Reviewed 4 March 2015

The hotel grounds were great. We took a walk on the trail on the hotel grounds and we saw white face capuchin monkeys. We saw a coati on the grounds. Lots of birds that they feed in the morning at around 6:30 for breakfast. We...More

1  Thank Amber D
Reviewed 1 March 2015

This hotel is a true oasis. It is a bit of a drive from town up bumpy unpaved roads but worth it. We arrived to a friendly greeting from the front desk (Willie), and he immediately upgraded our rooms. Our rooms were gorgeous - huge...More

Thank Lisa P
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Free Parking
Pool
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
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Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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US$122 - US$224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$122 - US$224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Susana B
15 February 2018|
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Response from Pannipannini | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure what is meant by customer service. The place is not a 5 Star facility...most places in Monteverde tend to keep staff fairly lean because tourism is only 6-8 months per year. That said, we did not experience... More
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Lsnowhite
21 January 2017|
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9:00 pm closing
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8 December 2016|
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Response from JeanetteAron | Reviewed this property |
It was one of my daughter's favourite places to stay, lovely rooms, good food and helpful front desk staff. It was close to where we saw our first Quetzal :)
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"Seem to all be far from the pool but would suggest something on the 2nd floor with a view."
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"We had a room with a king and queen bed. Nice view and spacious."
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"Junior suite looking over the garden are wonderful"
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"Rooms 25-28 are all a level up and offer more privacy and less noise from stomping feet."
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