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Netarts, Oregon
Reviewed 13 March 2016

This was our fourth trip to Costa Rica, and our first time staying at Hotel El Velero. We were welcomed and the hotel was pretty much what we expected. It is right on the beach, and a nice beach with incredible sunsets! The beach is clean and you can walk along it anytime... water was delightful! The hotel is older...

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Reviewed 9 March 2016

My friend and I spent 2 nights here. It's a fine place to stay in Playa Hermosa. The best part of the hotel is it's location right on the beach. The rooms are pretty basic. The wifi is not great in the rooms. Definitely walk down to the beach and eat at Aquasport, they have much better food and better...

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Thank Heather S
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Great location, with amazing an amazing view. Cute bartender, awesome shrimp, and the owner Mike the owner was amazing...(thanks for the tee shirts). The beach was to die for. We also got massages and the girls came right to our room. I would recumbent this hotel to anyone who is going to Playa Hermosa.

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Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Loved the food, service and beach front property. Felt safe. Pretty sunsets and nice guest. Towels where available, front desk can make arrangements for tours or taxis. BBQ night was my favorite, but all our meals where great. Would go back for sure. Pura Vida.....

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Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We stayed there the first night after our 15 hr flight from Anchorage Alaska. It was only a 20 min drive from the airport and the owners were amazing.. Taco Dinner and cold Beer was just what we needed… We met up with my family from Atlanta and after our adventure was complete, we stayed the last 2 days of...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 2 March 2016

I loved the fact that this hotel was right on the beach! You can't really beat the location! The rooms are good for a budget hotel, not the best hotel I've ever stayed in. Breakfast is not included in this hotel- it's about $8-$10 per meal. Wifi did not work in the room, but works perfectly in hallways, in restaurant,...

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southwest michigan
Reviewed 29 February 2016

We enjoyed our stay in playa Hermosa. We've been in many parts of Costa Rica this is our first time in the North West. Everyone at the hotel. Gero,Luis Josh Luis and Janet. All friendly and helpful. Of course the cooks and Jorge the BBQ guy on Wednesday and Saturday. Fabulous! Rooms are nice... Need a coffee maker, wash cloths...

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Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 28 February 2016

A small beach hotel with an excellent staff. Uncrowded beach great for walking anytime, several casual restaurants nearby. The hotel restaurant was moderately priced and offered breakfast lunch and dinner adjacent to a swimming pool, and 100 yards to the beach. Woke up several mornings to the sound of the surf. The surf was mostly gentle and very safe for...

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Ninilchik, Alaska
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Right on the beach with easy parking. Rooms are basic but a good value for location. My car had a flat tire the morning we were leaving so I asked the person at the front desk if they knew where I could get my tire fixed once I changed it. Next thing I knew, two employees were out with me...

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Quitman, Texas
Reviewed 16 February 2016

:I ordered their chicken nuggets, fries and an Imperial beer. The beer was cold, the chicken was good, and their French fries were excellent. I mentioned to my wife that they were better than McDonald's. My wife had a grilled fish sandwich and salad, and thought is was very good. Service was provided by Luis, and he was great.

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
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: ₹ 6,348 - ₹ 7,903 (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 Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica - Guanacaste
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
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“Rooms 211 and 212 have a sea view”
sbesley, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 101 - 104 are near the front desk so you can hear the loud phone ringing during the day. Bar across the street was loud at night”
megan4977, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I read that some rooms, perhaps facing the beach was upgraded. We stayed in 204 and it was horrible room. Avoid if possible.”
neginh_13, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“our room was facing the ocean, so we were able to enjoy the sounds all night long. We were on the second floor”
marcien2017, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“rooms 211 and 212 on the second floor face the beach”
flyonthewall, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
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