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    Hotel El Velero

    #1 On the Beach, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica
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    Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

    My husband and I choose this place because it's right on the beach. Rooms were very basic. Wifi was not consistent in the rooms. Water pressure was barely enough to rinse your hair. I would suggest walking next door to eat at Robertos or to...More

    Thank goingplaces2016
    Reviewed 13 March 2016

    My family of 4 adults stayed here for 5 nights last month and loved the location of Hotel El Velero. We had arranged several excursions and were picked up right on the beach to go fishing and also stand up paddleboarding. We liked not having...More

    Thank Lilrick3598
    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...More

    3  Thank sandybeaches85
    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...More

    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...More

    Thank Dawn S
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$ 98 - US$ 167 (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
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
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    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Hermosa
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    • Hotel El Velero Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica - Guanacaste
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    30 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.
    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
    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
    Room Tips
    "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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    "Ask rooms on second floor. Just in case some waves decided to visit the first level :)"
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