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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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Dallas, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place near Arenal. We came from los lagos and it was like night an day. Very clean place, decent staff, great room, clean sheets and great service. We did laundry there and it was so worth it to not have dirty clothes. The restaurant isn't that great, breakfast was average for CR but not unexpected.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Overall the Hotel Magic Mountain is decent value for the price. There are nicer options in the area, but I think this hotel was fairly decent. Pros- Great location, close to La Fortuna and Lake Arenal Good Breakfast that is included Awesome views of volcano Free Wifi Cons- No coffee in room Reserved a king size bed, got two queens... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I'll start with the positive. The grounds were very nice with a pool, hot tubs, and gardens. There is a nice view of the volcano. It is very convenient to other restaurants and tours. There are so many negatives. Our room had a coffee maker but no coffee. Others on our tour did not even have the maker. Some said... More 

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