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Hotel Magic Mountain

La Fortuna Rd., La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 00000, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Andover, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff themselves were very helpful and friendly. I was disappointed in the size of the room. The king sized bed was very squeaky so that we were awakened when one of us turned over. The food at the restaurant was very good. We were the only ones in the restaurant the first night but we were treated well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like most other Costa Rican destinations, the Ticos are super friendly. We arrived and were greeted by the front desk with cocktails, and helped by the lady at reception with tons of details about the best tours to do during our stay. After being shown to our room, we went for happy hour upstairs and then down for dinner at... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

This must have been a great hotel once. The ingredients are there - nice pool, nice views nice rooms. However on arrival, we had a poor welcome where the most stressed message was about fines on losing pool towels. So much so that the welcome drinks were not offered but sat on the counter. In the room, there were no... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

An overnight visit in the off season this is my go to hotel. Rates are great for a hotel this nice. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. The staff is awesome. They are so helpful and friendly. Booking excursions and adventure tours or recommending places to see or eat. My fourth visit here and Ill be returning.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Decent location, but great views of the volcano. Lots of amenities (pool, jacuzzi, restaurant, bar, parking). Very friendly staff, very clean and modern rooms and excellent balconies. No noise, I rested just fine! Wi-Fi was very slow in the evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My brother and I stayed at Magic Mountain April 26-29 and couldn't have been happier. The room rate was great, the rooms were clean and up-to-date, and the views of the Arenal Volcano from our balcony overlooking the pool with the swim-up bar were fantastic. The staff, including Kendall, Diana, Estrella, Ibellen (sp?), and the restaurant/bar staff (especially Carla and... More 

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Highland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Great hotel in Arenal. It was about a 2.5 hr drive from San jose airport. The hotel is clean, spacious, and great size. We stayed for 2 nights. We took a $2 taxi ride for 6 downtown for dinner & drinks. Afterwards, we came back to our hotel and went to the bar/restaurant to shoot pool and have some drinks.... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We stayed at Magic Mountain for 2 days of our trip to the Lake Arenal area. Great location - near La Fortuna for dining and shops and close to the hot springs resorts, short drive to park entrance and the lake. Safe, clean, quiet area. Hotel check-in was a huge disappointment. I pre-booked a room for 2 adults and 1... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

Hotel Magic Mountain exceeded our expectations, and is all you can ask for from a hotel. The location is extremely convenient, and all shuttle buses of the excursions provide transportation for free from this location. The rooms were very clean. All rooms have a beautiful view of the volcano, although you get better views from the higher floors. The pool... More 

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