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    Hotel Fonda Vela

    1km past the Monteverde Cheese Factory and 2km before the Monteverde Reserve., Costa Rica
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 20 February 2015

    La Fonda Vela is high above the town of Monteverde and is one of the closest hotels to the Cloud Forest entrance. The grounds are spectacular with views down the hillside, expansive lawns and hidden gardens. There are several small lodges on the property some...More

    1  Thank travel-till-I-drop
    Reviewed 17 February 2015

    Located in beautiful grounds close to the National Parks with stunning views across to the Pacific Ocean. The partially covered pool/spa area was an excellent place to relax (pool was icy cold) and the restaurant/bar complex was very good. We enjoyed one very good dinner...More

    1  Thank Roger V
    Reviewed 17 February 2015

    We arrived in Monteverde following a wonderful stay at the 5 star Hotel Nayara in Arenal so this hotel had a lot to live up to which unfortunately it struggled to do. Fonda Vela is high up in the mountains surrounds by lush forest and...More

    1  Thank MarianW123
    Reviewed 9 February 2015

    We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights in January 2015. The purpose of the stay was visit to the Monteverde rainforest and other attractions in the Monteverde area. The hotel is located 3 km outside Santa Elena and 2 km from the entrance to...More

    2  Thank AllanBJ
    Reviewed 9 February 2015

    First off we were greeted with a friendly, happy fellow named Orlando. He gave us info. on the top things to do while in Monteverde and called someone to drive our bags to our room. The reception is in its own building (beautiful wood and...More

    5  Thank deezigner
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    Lsnowhite
    How late is the restaurant open for dinner?
    21 January 2017|
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    Response from vacationfan641 |
    9:00 pm closing
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    Droopydrawrs52
    I am worried the negative reviews here as we are booked in the spring
    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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    Cofah
    Do you have air conditioning?
    23 June 2016|
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    Response from Managerfondavela | Property representative |
    Our hotel as any Hotel in the area, doesn´t provide any air conditioning A/C, this due mostly of the year Monteverde keep a fresh weather. Also, our room structures are build to keep high spaces to let the air flow and keep... More
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    "room closest to the main car park have a lesser view"
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    "Rooms with low numbers--1 through 10, are quieter."
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    "Avoid the downstairs rooms that require another guest to pass your window to get to their room."
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    "Ask for an upper level room, you'll have a better view and better breeze"
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