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Hotel Arenal Rabfer

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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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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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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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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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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

we stayed here because we had no other option. we moved to san bosco inn which is 1000 times better. this hotel has super thin walls (our neighbor spent all night watching tv) and is great over priced in comparison to other places you can stay. the free breakfast was literally 1 scrambled egg. it was laughable. dont stay here.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

The locations of the hotel is perfect not a lot of noise but a 2 min walk to the center, probably also the reason why you can't by a beer or bottle of water?? The worst part is the breakfast I wouldn't even serve that to my dog that's an embarrassment. I saw someone mentioned the staff that they where... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

decent, clean, average rooms, hot water, localised wifi. "Bar" wasn't open and its lighting, with eco LED bulbs, was so dim as to make reading impossible. The pool was ok but the iguanas used to swim in it too which made me a bit queasy. Staff keen to help but English not great. We went out for a meal and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The hotel is fine. The rooms are fine: clean with working air conditioning. The pool is fine: clean and of a reasonable size. The staff is fine: they speak English and answer any questions as best they can. But none of it is more than just fine. The location is very good - on a quiet side street a few... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights and the room was clean and well maintained with a TV with lots of channels. The bathroom had a shower and good supply of hot water. As others have said there are no chairs or flat surfaces but this has been the same in all hotels in CR so far. It is centrally placed... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Arenal Rabfer born as a family project, hence its name derived from the initials of the names of the children: Randy, Brayan, Felipe and Roberto (Rabfer) _ In a familiar environment and in harmony with nature. owners and partners hope to give special treatment making it feel like casa._ We have a great location, a few meters can find banks, pharmacies, supermarkets, souvenir shops, restaurants and gas stations between otros._ invite you to visit us and who knows scenic beauty and recreation offered by the majestic La Fortuna and Arenal Volcano. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Arenal Rabfer

Address: Mts North of Banco Nacional de la Fortuna 175 | 468 Street, Between Avenues 333 and 335, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 21007, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: $65 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Arenal Rabfer 2*
Number of rooms: 19
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Arenal Rabfer Hotel
Hotel Arenal Rabfer Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
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#9 Green Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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