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Arabella, Golden Sands 9007 Bulgaria
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#1 of 125 in Golden Sands
Location
4.4
Cleanliness
4.7
Service
4.5
Value
4.3
Travelers' Choice
Grifid Club Hotel Arabella is a hotel with club character and is conveniently situated in the heart of Golden Sands resort, only a few steps away from the half mile-long sandy beach. All 292 rooms and apartments at the hotel are modern and tastefully furnished: bathroom with bathtub, hairdryer, carpet floors, sofa, direct dial telephone, central air-conditioning, satellite TV, complimentary mini bar service (mineral water, soft drinks and beer, refilled daily), safety deposit box (at a charge), pillow menu, balcony/terrace. You can benefit from the extensive Ultra All Inclusive Grifid Hotels offer with a wide choice of buffet and a-la-carte dining options. No matter if you choose our main restaurant with a range of international and traditional cuisine or you undertake a gourmet journey in the welcoming atmosphere of the three a-la-carte restaurants: Bulgarian, Italian and Asian, your palate won't be disappointed. You can also unwind at the Grifid Arabella spa center. Our wellness specialists will take care of you in the elegant zone dedicated for massage, Hammam, sauna, beauty parlour and hairdresser's studio. Two outdoor swimming pools, one of them with a whirlpool, as well as a heated indoor pool are at your disposal daily.Grifid Aqua Park /located in a Grifid Hotel Bolero/ operates in June-September is part of ULTRA all inclusive package and can be accessed by all hotel guests.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Badminton
Babysitting
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Yoga classes
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Tennis court
Aerobics
Billiards
Darts
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Table tennis
Board games / puzzles
Children's playground
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Strollers
Airport transportation
Meeting rooms
Spa
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Hammam
Manicure
Massage
Pedicure
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Mosquito net
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Minibar
Cable / satellite TV
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Sofa
Telephone
Private bathrooms
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Family Resort
Family
Languages Spoken
English, French, Russian, Bulgarian and 1 more
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Bettyfou wrote a review Jul 2021
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Great hotel, well located, clean, 5min by foot from the beach and a lot of shops restaurants and bars, good food at the hotel restaurant with a lot of variety. Waiters , house cleaner, beach and pool staff, barmans, receptionists ... All the personnel was very nice and did a great job. And best animation team ever : Alex Yasen Desi Steli and Stefi ! Beaux gosses! Who made our stay even better
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Grifid Arabella, Owner at Grifid Club Hotel Arabella
Responded Aug 2, 2021
Thank you for being our guest, Bettyfou! We are delighted to know you were satisfied with your stay at our hotel, with the location and our staff. We will be honored to have you as our guests again in the future! Best Regards, Your Grifid Team
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mihcojocaru wrote a review Jul 2021
Sacele, Romania215 contributions22 helpful votes
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We stayed at this hotel only one night. The room was nice, but the air conditioner was working only as a fan, it didn’t cool the air, like it was meant to, so that night was unbearable. Although the description of the hotel is that “is situated in the heart of Golden Sands, being separated by the beach only by a promenade area and an exterior staircase”, we had the surprise that their beach was, in fact, in front of Grifid Marea Sentido and to get there they organize a (free) transport but at impossible hours (starting at 9:30) for us with a 5 years old and the sun who is not very friendly after 10 o’clock. Also, the hotel doesn’t has a water park. You have access to a water park at another Grifid Hotel, Bolero and it not near Arabella. The food didn’t impress us, I don’t understand why someone can’t say about their food that is “fabulous”. It was a simple, plain food, nothing out of the ordinary. We succeeded to move to Marea Sentindo, only by paying some money and we are grateful that we’ve did that and that the staff from Sentido helped us to do so. So, pay attention at this beach situation and see if it is ok for you to go by their shuttle at fixed hours.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Grifid Arabella, Owner at Grifid Club Hotel Arabella
Responded Aug 1, 2021
Thank you for your review, mihcojocaru! We are glad you were satisfied with your room! We will take your remarks into consideration! We will be honored to have you as our guest again! Best Regards, Your Grifid Team
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Yannis Stefan wrote a review Jul 2021
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Best animation team and staff ever🔝 Alex, Stefi, Yasen, Desi and Steli were the best. Food was top notch. Everything was 5 stars. I'm definetly coming back next year, best vacation i ever had. See you next year.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Grifid Arabella, Owner at Grifid Club Hotel Arabella
Responded Jul 29, 2021
Thank you for visiting Arabella, YannisStefan! We are delighted to know that you were satisfied with our staff, especially the animation team, and the food. We will be honored to have you as our guests again! Best Regards, Your Grifid Team
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Tsvetina P wrote a review Jul 2021
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The rooms were very clean. The food was sensational. The bar staff were very friendly and always paid attention to us. We liked Golden sands a lot. The best part of our vacation was the animation team. Yasen, Alex, Steli,Desi, Stefi all great. Special thanks to Yasen and Alex for paying special attention to us and making our holiday incredible! Many thanks See you next year Cveti & Iskra
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Grifid Arabella, Owner at Grifid Club Hotel Arabella
Responded Jul 27, 2021
Thank you for being our guest, Cveti and Iskra! We are happy to know you enjoyed your holiday and the resort and were satisfied with our staff! We will be honored to have you as our guests again! Best Regards, Your Grifid Team
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Gavrilovici A wrote a review Jul 2021
1 contribution
Réception were so polite. Bartenders very cool they have a lot of cool cocktails. But Animation was the best we danced from the morning till the end of the night. They know how to talk and make you feel comfortable. Yasen Alex Desi Stefi were simply amazing. I want to come back for sure!!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled
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Response from Grifid Arabella, Owner at Grifid Club Hotel Arabella
Responded Jul 15, 2021
Thank you for the feedback, Gavrilovici A! It was a pleasure for us to have you as our guest! We are happy that you found our staff helpful. We will be happy to see you again soon! Your Grifid Team
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Virgil wrote a review Oct 2020
Bucharest, Romania2 contributions1 helpful vote
When we arrived, in july , weren’t many people booked. The pool was very dirty and in the hotel smelled weird. Things got better, more people booked in, the door from the garden locked us outside 2-3 times, but wasn’t a problem. The rooms were ok, but the lobby and outside of the hotel haven’t been renovated for 20 years! The worst thing for me was at check out, when i asked if we can leave the car 2 more hours so we can go to the beach. We asked the girl from the reception and she said the services of the hotel ended at 12:00 and we cant leave the car there (we stayed in the hotel 5 days and we can’t park the car for 2 hours - we paid the parking in those 5 days). The hotel have to be ashamed for this situation. We stayed 30 more minutes because we had some friends wich just check in and the same girl looked to as like we were thieves or something. Also, a drunk man was in lobby, he was very loudy, but the security didn’t do a thing. Worst services ever!!! Never come back!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled
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Cos10 wrote a review Aug 2020
Bucharest, Romania137 contributions113 helpful votes
Grifid Hotel Arabella is a good choice for holiday family Arabella is the first hotel from Grifid Group, is family hotel All the facilities you can see on different sites are real. The hotel has 4 stars, with services ultra all inclusive, one main restaurant and 3 restaurants ,,a la carte’’ with reservation one day before I recommend to family with childs this Hotel.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Response from Grifid Arabella, Owner at Grifid Club Hotel Arabella
Responded Aug 3, 2020
Dear COS_10, thank you very much for your review. We are glad to see you next year again. Best wishes, Your Grifid Team
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Dario Kuzmanovic wrote a review Oct 2019
Frohnleiten, Austria14 contributions
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Staff is very friendly. Hotel is very nice and clean. Rooms is big and brilliant, cleaner is super because every day puts something on the bed like toys👌. Food is perfect. Beach is only two minutes walk.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled
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Response from GrifidArabella, Guest Relations Manager at Grifid Club Hotel Arabella
Responded Oct 6, 2019
Dear Dariok, thank you very much for your review. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Your Grifid Team
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di24ro wrote a review Jul 2019
Romania270 contributions18 helpful votes
Now in July me and my parents were at this hotel. we had a wonderful room, very clean, very large and bright (number 627). the minibar was daily supplied with beer, juice and 2 bottles of water. we were greeted with a glass of champagne which was also at breakfast. very good food, extremely varied for all tastes. beverages at your discretion with self-service… beers, wine, natural and sour juices. Only one minor aspect bothered me. The sun loungers at the beach were only 2 / room although we paid tickets for 3 adults. I asked at the reception and they confirmed that. Many thanks to all those who took care of us during this stay (maid, restaurant staff and from the reception but first and most the very kind gentleman from the reception who I suppose was the manager). We will definitely return!!!! Thank you very much for your courtesy
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Room Tip: Higher floor is better
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Response from GrifidArabella, Guest Relations Manager at Grifid Club Hotel Arabella
Responded Jul 31, 2019
Dear guest, thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you are satisfied with your stay at Grifid Arabella. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Your Grifid Team
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Superhooooper wrote a review Jul 2019
Barnet681 contributions253 helpful votes
We have been staying at this hotel for many years and have enjoyed another stay. The standards are always very high and the hotel manager is always very visible checking everything is in order. The food is of a very high quality and a visit to the 3 a-la-carte restaurants is highly recommended and don't miss a chance to go to the meat fest - just book in advance at the desk by reception. There is always a good selection in the buffet restaurant and fresh food is always being cooked, often in front of you, and so you will always be eating fresh food. We only go to breakfast if we are on an early trip, but instead enjoy the set continental breakfast served around the quiet pool. We found a sun lounger and a shade always available round the pools and on the private section of the beach. The strength of this hotel is the staff which are always very friendly as well as being efficient. The only disappointment was the bar saloon (disco bar) which opens from 11pm - 2am and probably needs a re-vamp to get more people to visit. There use to be especially fun bar staff that were always happy to have a laugh and a joke. It disappoints me when I see some small complaints on TripAdvisor about this hotel as the hotel management will bend over backwards to fix any slight problem you may have. If you don't mention the problem to them how can they fix it!!! We will be returning next year.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Trip type: Traveled
Room Tip: High up overlooking the pool and sea.
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Responded Jul 10, 2019
Dear guest, thank you very much for your review. We are glad to see you next year again. Best wishes, Your Grifid Team
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PRICE RANGE
$111 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
grifid hotel golden sands, grifid resort all inclusive arabella
LOCATION
BulgariaVarna ProvinceGolden Sands
NUMBER OF ROOMS
292
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Frequently Asked Questions about Grifid Club Hotel Arabella
Which popular attractions are close to Grifid Club Hotel Arabella?
Nearby attractions include Hotel International Casino (0.06 miles), Mojito Beach Bar (0.2 miles), and Daiquiri Cocktail Bar (0.07 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Grifid Club Hotel Arabella?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Grifid Club Hotel Arabella?
Top room amenities include a minibar, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Grifid Club Hotel Arabella?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Grifid Club Hotel Arabella?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Grifid Club Hotel Arabella?
Conveniently located restaurants include Steak House Krivata Lipa, Staria Dab, and Gerana.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Grifid Club Hotel Arabella?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Grifid Club Hotel Arabella have airport transportation?
Yes, Grifid Club Hotel Arabella offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Grifid Club Hotel Arabella located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Golden Sands.
Are any cleaning services offered at Grifid Club Hotel Arabella?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Grifid Club Hotel Arabella?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, Russian, and Bulgarian.