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Hotel Arenal Rabfer

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Stockholm, Sweden
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...

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Thornton le Moor, United Kingdom
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...

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Sebastopol, California, United States
Reviewed March 18, 2014

OK, I realize that we didn't sign up for 5-star tour of Costa Rica. And I am now used to throwing used toilet paper in the trash instead of the toilet, which we didn't know before checking into the Arenal Rabfer. (I thought it was just this hotel's poor infrastructure since it was our first hotel stay in Costa Rica...)...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed March 7, 2014

The hotel room is basic but clean. The exterior has a nice west coast architecture with costa rican tiling throughout. I never used the pool but the other kids who checked into the hotel seemed to like it. The location is great as it is just off of the main strip (a bit more quieter) and close to the national...

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Key west
Reviewed January 28, 2014

i stayed only one night ,because i didn't like it . bare room: no chair,no table very poor breakfast rice and one egg no coffee nor hot water for tea available during the day the pool is ok $87 a night for a couple . There are better hotels in La fortuna and less expensive

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Queensland, Australia
Reviewed January 8, 2014

We stayed 2 nights. Room was clean, hot water, some rooms with balconies. The pool was enjoyable to cool off, in a quiet street and super close to town. We enjoyed our stay here. Staff are helpful but wouldnt say english is fantastic bit hard understanding each other at times.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed December 29, 2013

This family owned hotel is a beautiful small property just two minutes walk from the centre of town. It is in a very quiet area even though it is so close to town. The pool is welcoming after a busy day of touring. Large groups can stay here .Our room could sleep five people. My personal highlight was a yellow...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed December 1, 2013

The family-run Arenal Rabfer hotel is located in downtown La Fortuna. It is 2 blocks from the main square so is quiet but convenient. The hotel has free parking and a beautiful pool. Rooms are simple but good size, spotlessly clean and comfortable. Tiled bathroom has a corner shower with good water pressure. I have stayed here several times and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 31, 2013

This hotel was a highlight of our stay in La Fortuna. We moved to this hotel after checking into a higher priced hotel in the centre which was noisy, lacked privacy and felt crowded. This hotel is very central, set on a side street away from the town noise but yet only a minute to walk to the town centre....

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Grand Rapids, Minnesota
Reviewed July 29, 2013

This hotel is very nice. It is very close, just a few blocks, from downtown La Fortuna. La Fortuna is a wonderful little town! This hotel has a nice clean pool, great staff and tasty food. I would recommend this hotel to everyone.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
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: $60 - $112 (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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#10 Green Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“Ask for a room with a balcony facing outside, not the pool area”
 of 5 bubbles 593iang, 1 week ago | Read review
“the hotel is very small and intimate and all the rooms are about the same.”
 of 5 bubbles aubrierose2016, Apr 12, 2016 | Read review
“Choose first floor”
 of 5 bubbles GuentherCyranek, Jan 3, 2016 | Read review
“Choose one with a balcony in the area that is quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 996marilync, Feb 26, 2015 | Read review
“The rooms can be noisy because of thin walls; the absence of lifts make anything other than the ground floor unattractive”
 of 5 bubbles colin_bishop1941, Feb 26, 2015 | Read review
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