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Hotel Fonda Vela

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“junior suite”(54 reviews)
“cloud forest”(120 reviews)
“pool area”(28 reviews)
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Breakfast Buffet
Pool
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3 Star Hotel
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All reviewsjunior suitecloud forestpool areacosta ricahardwood floorsoverlooking the groundshotel groundslarge windowstwo nightshotel restaurantking bedcheese factorysanta elenatour companyno wifi in the roomsspread outstandard room
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We unfortunately only had the priviledge of staying 1 night in this lovely setting. The rooms were HUGE with a king bed and a queen bed! Very refreshing as my husband is 6'4" and most places only had 2 doubles! :-( They were very clean...More

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Response from Hotel F, Gerente at Hotel Fonda VelaResponded 1 week ago

Dear ksilva4, 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 1 week ago

it is difficult to get to Monteverde on terrible roads, but once there this is an excellent lodge. It has 15-20 rooms in several buildings. It is close to the reserve. We had a niice room with a great view. The room itself was very...More

Thank garybirder
Response from Hotel F, Gerente at Hotel Fonda VelaResponded 1 week ago

Dear garybirder, We are very grateful for your comments about your visit and we are very happy to know that you have enjoyed the experience. We know that it is a bit complicated to get to Monteverde and we try to offer the best possible...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fonda Vela is away from town but close to the Monteverde nature attractions. Rooms are huge with two queens and breakfast is good although the other three hotels we stayed on this trip were better. That is not some grave insult as breakfasts in C....More

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

Dear RuffleScruffle, We love to read your comment and know that you have enjoyed your visit and the amazing wildlife surrounding us. It is certainly an environment of which we have great pride and we love to share with those who visit us. We hope...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018

We LOVE this place! Checked in with Jessica at the front desk who was kind and helpful. We went to the restaurant and had delicious meals. Slight word of caution, if you order Salchipapas, it's not exotic. It's hot dogs and french fries. Lol. Anyway,...More

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Response from Hotel F, Gerente at Hotel Fonda VelaResponded 17 April 2018

Dear Themija6, We appreciate that you have shared your valuable comments about your stay and we are happy to know you have enjoyed your stay that much. We will certainly take each of your words and to improve the experience of our clients. We would...More

Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely place, beautiful surroundings and very close to the cloud forest. The service can improve a little. The rooms are very spacious and clean. The food in the restaurant was delicious, and they provide a complimentary breakfast.

Thank Kathia H
Response from Hotel F, Gerente at Hotel Fonda VelaResponded 17 April 2018

Dear Kathia H, We thank you deeply for your comments about your experience with us. We take very seriously all your comments into account to improve and offer unique and unforgettable experiences. We look forward to seeing you again in the future, Fonda Vela Staff

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US$111 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$111 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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7 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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"Seem to all be far from the pool but would suggest something on the 2nd floor with a view."
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"We had a room with a king and queen bed. Nice view and spacious."
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"Junior suite looking over the garden are wonderful"
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"Rooms 25-28 are all a level up and offer more privacy and less noise from stomping feet."
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