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The Magic Castle

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Address: 7001 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Phone Number: 323-851-3313
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QUITE HONESTLY, THE BEST!!!!

This hotel, right in the middle of Hollywood, is a gem! The staff and management are a dream and take extra special care of their guests and the little things they do for guests... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
jonphil
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Marietta, Georgia
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Marietta, Georgia
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94 reviews 94 reviews
41 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

This hotel, right in the middle of Hollywood, is a gem! The staff and management are a dream and take extra special care of their guests and the little things they do for guests are too numerous to mention. The hotel is retro and not the most up to date, but that is part of the charm. You have everything... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

It's an amazing place to go once. The magic acts aren't really that special, but because it's a castle and very exclusive and mysterious, it's by far one of the coolest places you could visit in LA if you can get in.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Where do I start? First of all the Magic Castle is a private club and you must be sponored to become a member BUT if you stay in the Magic Castle Hotel you can visit the castle through the hotel. The Magic Castle is dedicated to Magic and Magicians there is are suprises around every corner. With dinner you receive... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Was fortunate to receive invitation to this exclusive club - what a treat! Love the different magic shows and performances. The dinner was really lovely too, was given a Magic Castle champagne upon arrival.

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LA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

i have been to the Castle many times over the past 30 years. It still retains it's elegance and air of mystery, and you do need to know a member to get in, but it seems that lately the members have lots of friends. Even though we went on a Monday night, it still was very crowded, seems that they... More 

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Kihei, Hawaii
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83 reviews 83 reviews
22 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My wife and I went with a group of 8 to the Magic Castle last Friday and we're very disappointed. Having grown up in Southen California, we had always heard about it but had never had the opportunity. We arrived at 6:30 for an 8 o'clock dinner reservations. . Had time to get a drink at the bar and sit... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
27 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The Magic Castle is notoriously difficult to get into, but it is amazing. It is one of the truly unique and authentic attractions in Los Angeles. Even if you are not a fan of magic, you will have a great time.

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Kenosha,Wi
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Our 3rd trip to the Magic Castle and we have never been disappointed. Had dinner this time and though it was pricey, it was very good. My filet was cooked as requested and my wife's seafood plate was excellent. The magic acts,especially some of the intimate table setting ones, were outstanding. The main theater show was a little disappointing as... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We recently were guests at Magic Castle through a relative who is a member. He has been there numerous times in the past. We were all very aware of the strict dress code and were all properly attired. The ladies had cocktail dresses and the men all had suits and ties. As soon as we entered, one of the employees... More 

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phoenix, arizona
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Have really enjoyed being able to go to the Magic Castle Food is great and the shows are amazing Always fun to be at one of the five bars and have a magician right next to you begin doing card tricks. Proper/formal attire, no one under 21and no taking pictures makes it even more magical Best nights to go with... More 

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