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Hotel Fonda Vela

Expedia.comUS$ 150*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Regina, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is a group of properties scattered around some fine gardens. The rooms decor and furniture needs updating. And because these are houses converted to hotel, our suite had a very odd arrangement. Breakfast was nice and good choices with fresh omelette.

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Boone, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, daughter, and I stayed here on a visit to Monteverde. We really enjoyed our stay-our room was beautiful with an upstairs room where our daughter slept. The breakfast buffet was wonderful, staff friendly and helpful (English spoken), and the grounds well kept and beautiful. Very close to the cloud forest preserve, the cheese factory, and other restaurants. Highly...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night because the other hotel we picked in Monteverde was full. The rooms were old and outdated, and the property itself doesn't seem very well taken care of. We slept fine (it was remote and quiet) and then had a standard buffet breakfast which wasn't great. If you want to be out in nature and...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

hotel has beautiful view. The facilities at the hotel and rooms are wonderful. our rooms had fantastic view of Monteverdi .The breakfast is nice and staff was wonderful. i think the price was a little high though. the hotel is far away from town so not a good option if you do not have a car. it does have a...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A reasonable hotel for Costa Rica ie price and standard. Pool is nice and restaurant ok. Nice view and chalet style room which is Swiss style. Not brilliant if you have mobility problems as reception rooms and restaurant are on different levels on a hill. Taxi in to town Santa Elana is $7 each way so it may be better...

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Irvine, California
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Hotel is a series of quadraplexes spread out over a beautiful hillside. Dining is in a building with soaring ceilings and huge glass windows (like to know how they got there unbroken over the gravel roads). Our room was a bit small but fine for our stay as we were on the go to sights most days. Highlight in my...

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Orange County, California
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I will start by saying the front desk staff was very helpful. We were placed in a room where our neighbors passed our window and bed on their way to our room. Awkward for both of us. We asked to be moved and the hotel accommodated us immediately. Now for the review. The good - the rooms are clean and...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I stayed here in April with my girlfriend. The hotel was easy to find, felt pretty luxurious, and the staff was super friendly. The ground were well kept and the room was spotless. The breakfast buffet was good, though not the best I had in Costa Rica, just the basics of eggs, rice and black beans, white bread, pancakes, plantains,...

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Hotel is less than a click from the Preserve and is nestled in mountainsides overlooking the ocean -- at a great distance. Rooms would be more commodious with wood or tile flooring rather than carpeting. Our two bedroom unit (9) came with a highly functional fridge and bathroom that has seen better days. The pool is enormous but cold, and...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We had booked a junior suite for our family and the room was very impressive. There was extensive woodwork in the spacious room giving it a nice luxurious feel. The beds were comfortable. Large windows allowed lots of natural light into the room. The hotel has a resort type feel to it with beautiful views of the forest and beyond....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

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Address: 1km past the Monteverde Cheese Factory and 2km before the Monteverde Reserve., Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range: ₹ 8,339 - ₹ 12,864 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Fonda Vela 3.5*
Number of rooms: 42
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Fonda Vela Monteverde
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“room closest to the main car park have a lesser view”
EfinDan, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with low numbers--1 through 10, are quieter.”
OCIronMike, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the downstairs rooms that require another guest to pass your window to get to their room.”
MistressofthePark, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an upper level room, you'll have a better view and better breeze”
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“rooms 11 and 12 had good views”
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