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Hotel Fonda Vela

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Overview
1km past the Monteverde Cheese Factory and 2km before the Monteverde Reserve. Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The view from my balcony window was second to none and the room itself well appointed and very large for a singe traveller. The restaurant was fine, though service rather slow and although there was a pool, it was rather cold. There were a number...More

Thank Marvelmann
Response from HotelF54, Gerente at Hotel Fonda VelaResponded 1 week ago

Dear Marvelmann, We are very pleased to know that your stay has been positive, no doubt your comments help us improve and make things better day by day. We hope you choose us again, FondaVela Staff

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning location high in the cloud forest of Monteverde, famed for it’s abundance of flora & fauna. The hotel itself was a little disappointing & was eerily quiet: we felt as if we were the only guests. Sparkling water at USD 10 was pricey, especially...More

Thank Deborah9859
Response from HotelF54, Gerente at Hotel Fonda VelaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Deborah9859, We appreciate that you have shared your comments about your experience in Fonda Vela. We regret that your experience has not been perfect as we would have liked but we will take your comments into account in order to make the necessary improvements...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights while on a big travelling group, the hotel is basic and we went out of season, the food was good and so was the service , pity the bar closed early but apart from that I would recommend, the rooms...More

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Response from HotelF54, Gerente at Hotel Fonda VelaResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Clairer1965, We are very grateful that you have shared your opinion about your visit. Our daily goal is to offer unique and unforgettable stays in an environment with a magical nature. We regret that you have had inconveniences and we assure you that we...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Hotel Fonda Vella An ok hotel in nice surroundings. This was the coolest part of Costa Rica so would recommend light jackets particularly for the evening. The pool was on the cold side and I guess would be nice on hotter days. The jacuzzis were...More

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Response from Hotel F, Gerente at Hotel Fonda VelaResponded 2 September 2018

Dear JoanneB692, We appreciate that you have shared your comments about your experience in Fonda Vela. We regret that your experience has not been perfect as we would have liked but we will take your comments into account in order to make the necessary improvements...More

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic setting, gorgeous rooms, manicured gardens. Really let down by inattentive staff - in this price bracket I would have expected reception to be manned by at least one staff member at all times (several times we waited to drop/collect room key) and...More

Thank Charcoal W
Response from Hotel F, Gerente at Hotel Fonda VelaResponded 2 September 2018

Dear Charcoal W, We appreciate that you have shared your comments about your experience in Fonda Vela. We regret that your experience has not been perfect as we would have liked but we will take your comments into account in order to make the necessary...More

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Description
The Fonda Vela Hotel is located in beautifulMonteverde, famous for its Resplendent Quetzals,Three-wattled Bellbirds, an abundance of orchids anda gorgeous cloud forest. The climate is More refreshing,often referred to as "The Eternal Spring". The views ofthe Gulf of Nicoya from the hotel’s 1400-meterelevation are spectacular. Monteverde is an idealdestination for relaxing and enjoying the wonders ofthe tropics. A visit of at least two nights inMonteverde is recommended. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Parking
Pool
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Concierge
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
42
Price range
US$ 154 - US$ 191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Fonda Vela Hotel
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Fonda Vela Monteverde
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
42
Price range
US$ 154 - US$ 191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Fonda Vela Hotel
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Fonda Vela Monteverde
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
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Traveller (448)
Room & Suite (194)
Dining (85)
Pool & Beach (45)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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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
20 January 2017|
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Response from vacationfan641 |
9:00 pm closing
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Droopydrawrs52
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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Room Tips
"Jr Suite!!"
britt824
15 Aug 2018
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"Seem to all be far from the pool but would suggest something on the 2nd floor with a view."
lappink
11 Apr 2018
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"We had a room with a king and queen bed. Nice view and spacious."
damnels
3 Apr 2018
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"Junior suite looking over the garden are wonderful"
Manicky
2 Feb 2018
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