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Plymouth, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 August 2015

We spent 8 days at Hotel El Velero celebrating our 25th anniversary. We had a wonderful time and were not disappointed in any way. Location was great. The service was fantastic. All the people we encountered made us feel welcome. The rates were great considering we were right on a beautiful beach. Would do the trip again in a heartbeat.

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 August 2015

We had a great relaxing time at this hotel. The rooms were clean, with air conditioning, and warm showers. The restaurant is very convenient, but not cheap. They will bring your food to your beach chair. Beach was calm and great for young kids. Great all around service!

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PLYMOUTH
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Everything about El Velero was perfect: location right on the beach, clean spacious room, attentive service, good food, reasonable rates, wonderful ambience. This place has it all! We had a fantastic time celebrating our 25th anniversary here. Jenaro, Joshua and Janet were incredibly attentive and helpful. After just one day they knew our preference for coffee with milk and outdoor...

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Reviewed 26 July 2015

When you get to Hotel El Velero at Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste, Costa Rica, you really know that you have found a little piece of heaven on earth. The place is peaceful, the staff is friendly, the owner is always willing to help and really kind, the food is delicious and among all this things, they have a big treasure in...

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Reviewed 26 June 2015

El Velero is laid back & casual with the best staff, best beach w/o all the typical touristy trappings. I had a serious injury to my knee the first day of my visit- the owner Mike arranged a car, clinic visit, moved my room downstairs, ice twice a day for my knee, even got a pair of crutches for me...

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Moose Jaw, Canada
Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

The hotel has bbq two nights a week the food is really good and usually consistent. The staff have all been here for a long time and are very friendly. Anyone who thinks that they won't run into insects in costa rica in the rain forest climate shouldn't leave home. Go to McDonald's And save yourself a pile of money

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Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

There is no way this hotel could rank in the top five of the area!!!! The facilities are outdated very low or no maintenance. The staff was not that friendly or attentive. Even though, the kitchen is exposed to the public in this case this works against them as the sanitary conditions of the place did not invited us to...

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Have stayed there 3 times and all 3 have been great. Distressing to read the negative reviews, but those things do happen. I would not hesitate to recommend El Velero to anyone except the extremely fussy.

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Houston, TX
Reviewed 22 May 2015

This was the second time that we stayed at Hotel El Velero during a week-long vacation to the Guanacaste area of Costa Rica. The owner, Mike from Canada, was still there and helpful as ever. He recommended a great fishing boat that saved us hundreds of dollars from the other quotes we received and their hotel cooked our Mahi Mahi...

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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 28 April 2015

We booked this hotel for two nights online and when we arrived we didn't want to stay: there were ants and other insects racing all over the bathroom, the room smelled terrible, the air conditioning didn't work, and overall the place was incredibly run down. We immediately checked out after viewing the room and asked about getting our money back,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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 High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: ₹ 6,552 - ₹ 8,624 (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
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Hermosa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Playa Hermosa
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“book well in advance”
 of 5 bubbles _pauld5796, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room with a beach view.”
 of 5 bubbles CdnBackpacker, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Only ate here.”
 of 5 bubbles 783JAMESD783, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I don't think there is a bad room in the place. We were on the second floor and it was great.”
 of 5 bubbles patsdahlia, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Front rooms but there are very few of them”
 of 5 bubbles canadian-eh777, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
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