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Hotel Arenal Rabfer

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175 Mts North of Banco Nacional de la Fortuna | 468 Street, Between Avenues 333 and 335, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
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Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here with a tour group. This is an ok hotel with nice views of the volcano and a good pool. Free wifi was effective. Had to pay $5 US for breakfast which consisted of the usual fare. Just a very short walk into the centre of town. Bathroom seemed to struggle a bit. Showers were cool and the toilet... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Funcional room. Breakfast room needs some maintenance and organisation. Nice pool. Friendly and helpful reception for recommendations where to go. In walking distance to bus terminal through the park.

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Montreal, Canada
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125 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Located 5 minutes from the main Streets of La Fortuna, it is a quiet and clean little hotel. It has AC, hot water without interruptions and is confortable enough. The included breakfast had enough variety, with eggs to taste, cereals, fruits, coffee and juice. The staff was welcoming and helpful

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Malmo, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

The Rabferhotel is nice enough with a pool and the staff very helpful. We were helped to switch rooms due to real heavy smell of mould. Now this second room has the same smell so there's a chance all rooms in the hotel are infested by mould. Seems like a possible problem in a tropic country like Costa Rica. We... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

If/when I return to the area I will certainly be staying here again. Within reasonable walking distance to the center of town but far enough away that the hotel was quiet (until my friends and I got there). The rooms were clean, and very cool in temperature. Our maid made the towels into an elephant which is something kids will... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Nothing extraordinary, but nice and clean. Conveniently located, just a couple of blocks from the main square. Other than an annoying dog barking on and off in the neighborhood, it was quiet. Nice big breakfast. Friendly service.

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Florida
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26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

The grounds and rooms are nice & clean. The breakfast is yummy and plentiful. The pool is beautiful. The staff is friendly and accomodating. Our 1st room had an issue with the air conditioner and they immediately moved us to another room . Great customer service!

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Hotel is close to the town centre in a quiet area. Beds are decent,rooms are clean.courtyard and pool very agreable. I guess we had quiet neighbours because we slept well. We had a nicer room on the main street at first but it was much noisier.

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Seguin Falls, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I arrived on a very busy weekend with a last-minute reservation for the final room available. The walls were thin & I could hear the people next door. I wasn't very happy with the odour in the room and the next morning I was moved to a larger room with a balcony for no additional charge. The breakfast was more... More 

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58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The hotel is just off the main square in the town centre. It has an uninspiring frontage but is architecturally pleasantly designed. It has a swimming pool within the main rooms courtyard, but 48 hours of hard rain scarcely made the pool an extra option. The hotel in literature is described as ' comfortable'. The rooms are clean with a... More 

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