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    Hotel Fonda Vela

    1km past the Monteverde Cheese Factory and 2km before the Monteverde Reserve., Costa Rica
    Expedia.comUS$150
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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      2 adults
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          US$154
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          Overview
          • Excellent34%
          • Very good38%
          • Average17%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible5%
          Travellers talk about
          “junior suite” (51 reviews)
          “cloud forest” (113 reviews)
          “pool area” (26 reviews)
          Free Internet
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          Breakfast Buffet
          Pool
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          3.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 7 August 2014

          Quaint and quiet little hotel nestled in the tropical mountains of Monteverde. The hotel is comprised of 42 rooms conveniently laid out through the grounds, all within a short walk to the restaurant and swimming pool. When we entered our room (#3), we saw a...More

          1  Thank Bob L
          Reviewed 5 August 2014

          I loved this hotel. Going to Monteverde the goal is to be in the mountains. When I was driving to the center of town (which is small) I was disappointed to see that some hotels were right up on the town. I was worried that...More

          1  Thank Pepe R
          Reviewed 2 August 2014

          what a charming location the rooms are set in beautiful grounds with sculptures and fountains, it is delightful. The rooms are big, king size and queen size bed with views over the grounds.... bathroom also well appointed. We enjoyed a very pleasant evening meal..... but...More

          1  Thank LJ888
          Reviewed 23 July 2014

          Definitely for someone who wants to be away from it all. Awesome views out over the jungle to the Nicoya Bay (when the clouds aren't in). Extremely quiet and surrounded by jungle. Our group was in rooms 12 (standard room), 8 (junior suite), 4 (standard...More

          2  Thank CABigBob
          Reviewed 20 July 2014

          This hotel sits in its own extensive grounds on a hillside with a good view of the surrounding area. We were able to sit and watch the bird life from a bench in the hotel gardens. The gardens include a dry river walk, where we...More

          1  Thank goldsb
          El Establo
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          #11 of 21 hotels in Monteverde
           
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          1,065 reviews
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          Hotel El Bosque
          230 reviews
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          Monteverde Inn
          229 reviews
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          About
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          • Restaurant
          • Free Parking
          • Pool
          • Room Service
          • Free Internet
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          • Pool
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          • Price range
          • US$130 - US$199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 42
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          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Puntarenas >
          • Monteverde
          • Also Known As
          • Fonda Vela Hotel ,
          • Fonda Vela Monteverde
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          Traveller (354)
          Room & Suite (168)
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          Hotel & Grounds (271)
          Bathroom (15)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Lsnowhite
          How late is the restaurant open for dinner?
          20 January 2017|
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          Response from vacationfan641 |
          9:00 pm closing
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          Droopydrawrs52
          I am worried the negative reviews here as we are booked in the spring
          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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          Cofah
          Do you have air conditioning?
          23 June 2016|
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          Response from Managerfondavela | Property representative |
          Our hotel as any Hotel in the area, doesn´t provide any air conditioning A/C, this due mostly of the year Monteverde keep a fresh weather. Also, our room structures are build to keep high spaces to let the air flow and keep... More
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          "room closest to the main car park have a lesser view"
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          "Rooms with low numbers--1 through 10, are quieter."
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          "Avoid the downstairs rooms that require another guest to pass your window to get to their room."
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          "Ask for an upper level room, you'll have a better view and better breeze"
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