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Arbiana Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Obala Kralja Petra Kresimira IV 12, 51280, Croatia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here recently for one night after a communication breakdown at Hotel Astoria saw us kicked out a day early on a Saturday afternoon (?!) and we were lucky to get their last room. Could not fault the hotel for location, sleep quality, beautiful/stylish furnishings, comfort and service. Staff were fantastic, wifi and aircon worked perfectly and our room... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for a week in July 2014 and this hotel has to be highly recommended. Its wonderful position on the harbour affords great views from a sea front room of all boats coming and going.The fabric of the building is high quality with a great receptionist for whom nothing is too much trouble, from suggesting eating places (no evening... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Charming hotel with a beautiful view. Our room had two balconies and we could see the sea and the old town, too. The hotel is perfectly cleaned all the time and the staff is very friendly. Also the location is perfect - the old town walk starts directly as soon as you step out the back door of the reception

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I have been returning to this hotel every time I go to Croatia (almost every year) and have used their outside terace at the coctail bar. I have nothing but the best to say about my experience with them. Food is fantastic, service great and ambient is to die for. I will be going there again in August this year... More

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65 reviews 65 reviews
19 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

The hotel is very nice and the suites with view to the sea are great, some of them have a shared balcony but that is OK, you hardly see your neighbour. Ours had a tub but it didn' t work. The minibar was also available at fair prices. The breakfast is OK but could be better, the hotel is overrated... More

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New York City, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

This hotel is situated in a prime location in the town of Rab. It's close to restaurants and cafes as well as taxi boats to the beaches. The staff is exceptionally helpful and kind. The rooms are very comfortable although bed did not meet the standard we expected (it wasn't comfortable). Breakfast, which is included, is fantastic. And, their restaurant,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

We had the double room with sea view and terrace. Gorgeous room and bathroom. Huge space. Very clean and well maintained. Hallways are also nice. On the downside: Wi Fi weak to non existent. As if it is so difficult to put more routers and make sure signal is stronger... Light bulbs missing or burnt. Not to be expected in... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Arbiana is the best choice in Rab in our opinion. It is situated in the old town, near the center with stores and restaurants. So if you plan to go out in the evening without the car it's perfect. Also it is at the end of the road after you enter the restricted area by the harbor. We had a... More

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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

We were beyond happy to find out that this charming, well run hotel exceeded our expectations. The previous reviews are spot on...postcard perfect, great customer service, exceptional rooms and location. We would recommend this to anyone looking for a fantastic place to stay and experience.

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Portland, Oregon
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

In 15 days of travel in Croatia, this was probably my favorite hotel. The staff was delightful, the breakfasts were delicious (eggs cooked to order), and the view over the harbor was a post-card perfect. Our room had a small balcony and huge tub. Rab is a lovely city, in spring it was not over-run, there are many restaurants to... More

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Address: Obala Kralja Petra Kresimira IV 12, 51280, Croatia
Location: Croatia > Primorje-Gorski Kotar County > Kvarner Bay Islands > Rab Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Arbiana Hotel 4*
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In hotel's Bristol Cocktail bar, one can find a wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks while entertained by exquisite local and international performers. Hotel provides fully secured free parking for your car. Pets are welcome and can use all of the hotel facilities except for indoor restaurant. All units are en-suite with balcony, air condition, mini bar, SAT LCD TV, desk, direct telephone line, free WLAN service, personal safe deposit box, tea or coffee cooker, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers (if you wish to be allocated in a room for non-smokers, or require a cot, please indicate this when booking). Cosmetic treatments and massages are available for you on request. You can discover the island on our rental bikes or arrange at the front desk for a quad rental, diving, kayak, fishing or boat trips, transfers to all Croatian airports, bus or van excursions to Plitvice lakes, inner Istra or Krka waterfalls, tennis court rentals ... Arbiana Luxury Rooms&Suites, situated in the heart of the ancient city of Rab, with a view of city harbour and bordering one of the most beautiful Mediterranean garden, it's a place to rest both your soul and your body, a hedonistic paradise for a modern traveller. Each of the 28 top quality units is unique in colour, shape and view. Selected food is served in a la carte restaurant San Marino or on it's romantic, candle lighted terrace ... more   less 
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