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    Arenal Rabfer Hotel

    468 Street, Between Avenues 333 and 335 | 175 Mts north of the National Bank, Fortuna, Arenal Area, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos 21007, Costa Rica
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          Overview
          • Excellent28%
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          “two blocks” (3 reviews)
          “an extra bed” (2 reviews)
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          Free Wifi
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          Breakfast included
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          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

          We had a nice two night stay at Rabfer. Super clean rooms and a nice pool area. The location was nice and quiet but still close to the main plaza. Friendly staff and a very welcoming atmosphere! Would definately stay again.

          Thank 696tiiah
          Reviewed 17 April 2017

          This is a no-frills place. Nice shower, good A/C, great view of the volcano, two blocks from the downtown square and shops. Food was home-cooked and quite tasty. Stayed here with my high school students on tour. They had a good time. Near kayaking, hot...More

          Thank Wally B
          Reviewed 17 March 2017

          Good room, A/C, safe, pool, wifi, with great shower. Friendly helpful staff. 5 minute walk to town centre for bars/restaurants etc. Cheap taxis. Local laundry, cheap with a three hour turnaround and a free delivery to the hotel. Visit the Ecocentro Danaus, 10 mins away.

          Thank ian g
          Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

          We only stayed one night here as part of a tour. Our room was on the ground floor and was kitted out for disabled access, so it was spacious and the shower was enormous. It had a little garden atrium room, which was lovely. Right...More

          Thank Melissanneill
          Response from Hotel A, Recepcionista at Arenal Rabfer HotelResponded 13 January 2017

          Hi Melissa! Thanks for sharing your experience! We are very glad that you had a good time with us. We hope to see you again soon at Arenal Rabfer :)

          Reviewed 18 August 2016

          We checked in as a family for one night with the option to stay more. However, we chose to find alternative accommodation for our remaining 3 nights. We had a family room that had no window. It smelled very musty but to be honest we...More

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          Regina Hotel
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Airport Transportation
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Pool
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          • Price range
          • US$70 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Hotel Style
          • #10 Green Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 19
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          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Alajuela >
          • Arenal Volcano National Park >
          • La Fortuna de San Carlos
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          Hotel & Grounds (41)
          Bathroom (2)
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          "Some rooms have a private balcony out back."
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          "Ask for a room with a balcony facing outside, not the pool area"
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          "the hotel is very small and intimate and all the rooms are about the same."
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