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All reviews great location national park manuel antonio park the hotel is perfectly located yogurt modern design short walk to the park breakfast staff minutes walk away el sol eggs to order excellent breakfast highly recommend hotel within walking distance central location very nice place to stay swimming pool is
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrival was not very welcoming as there was no place for our car (we were then indicated another parking area behind a nearby hotel), and the young lady at the reception was doing several things at the same time and leaving us in the middle of the check in papers while dealing with other people.
We had the deluxe room by the poolside, nice and comfortable, although on the smallish side. Very quiet.
Nice breakfast buffet with eggs to order.
Location is ideal to visit the Manuel Antonio park, add it is a 5 minute walk.
Easy access to the beach, and lots of dining options nearby, plus a small supermarket.
The pool is a nice touch after a day out.
Efficient wifi.

Stayed: November 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank Pippononlosa
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VelaBar, Front Desk at Hotel Vela Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Pippnonlosa,

Thank you very much for the time you took to write us this nice review, We are very sorry for the experience about your check in , we are currently in transition to high season and we are having our maximus capacity , but we try our best to keep everyone at Vela Bar Happy.
However we feel honored that you enjoyed your room and your stay with us.
Feel more than welcome to come back in the future.

Pura Vida.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, just 300m from Manuel Antonio National Park Entrance and 200m from the Beach. Hotel renovated a couple of years ago. Modern style, good beds, WiFi in the whole hotel area, beautiful garden and very nice pool. Quiet area.
By Taxi up to Manuel Antonio Village costs Colón 3‘000.-/way. Public bus also available. If you look for a convient hotel in connection with a park visit, Hotel Vela is a great option.

Stayed: November 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank Swissaroundtheworld
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VelaBar, Recepción at Hotel Vela Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello!

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us this review. It will surely help other travelers to organize their trips. Thanks for the visit we hope to see you again some day.

Best regards,

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing hotel directly located next to the Manuel Antonio Park (2min walking distance).

Rooms were very clean, nice bathroom and double bed. There was also an air conditioning.

Steven, Carlos and Dianny from the reception were very friendly and could also assist if you want to book a tour.

Breakfast is perfect, you can order egg dishes or pancakes. They also have cereals and yogurt. And last but not least, great coffee!

There are some restaurants next to the hotel, but most of them are in Manuel Antonio town (2000 colones with taxi). But the reception can give you some good restaurant advices.

Pool area is wonderful. Sometimes some animals might join you as well :)

Stayed: November 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank thecha404
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VelaBar, Front Desk at Hotel Vela Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello !
Thank you so much For your beautiful review on our hotel , we are very happy to know that you enjoyed Hotel
Vela Bar , and take with you amazing memories about our hotel but mostly Manuel Antonio and Costa Rica.

Hope to See you in the future , Pura Vida!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ideal for couples looking for a quiet restful stay. Beautifully decorated large rooms, great outdoor seating area outside your room. Lovely pool area and immaculate gardens. We loved our stay! It is also a short walk from Manuel Antonio national park.

Stayed: November 2018, travelled as a couple
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VelaBar, Front Desk at Hotel Vela Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello!
Thank you very much for taking the time to write us this beatiful review on our Hotel!
We are more than happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us!
Feel more than welcome to come back in the future!
Pura Vida!

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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Vela Bar is a fantastic option if you plan to visit Manuel Antonio National Park. The hotel is 2 blocks away from the Park main entrance and offers very convenient complementary parking.
Rooms are absolutely clean and comfortable.
Breakfast service is buffet style with some very good options from the kitchen.
The outside pool is small but Crystal-Clear water which make it very nice.

Stayed: October 2018
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VelaBar, Front Desk. at Hotel Vela Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Hello Adrian ,

Thank you very much for sharing with other travelers your experience in our hotel , we feel very happy that you enjoyed it and have good memories from Hotel Vela Bar.
Kinds Regards.

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