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Hotel Magic Mountain

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   La Fortuna Rd., La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 00000, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Denver
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First tip: If you see the volcano take pictures right away. Because in July, it could be the only time you see it! We arrived after a very long drive from the coast. Our room had a great view of the volcano but I was so tired I thought I'd take pictures tomorrow. Big mistake! That was the only time... More

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Coral Springs, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is the worst that my family and I have stayed at so far on our travel around Costa Rica. This hotel needs to be renovated! The shower curtain has several big holes in it, the bathroom door is rusted, the moldings in the corners of the room needs to be replaced and the final shocker is that their... More

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PNW
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for three nights at Magic Mountain. We received a warm greeting at check-in along with a welcome drink. All the rooms face the volcano and the hotel is well designed. The pool and wet bar area look nice from the room balcony. I spent quite a bit of time in the wet bar. They have a happy hour... More

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Bonney Lake, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in July in a standard double room for our family of 4 (2 teenagers). Clean, nicely decorated, large bathroom, hairdryer, shampoo/conditioner, room safe, TV, Fridge and Coffee Maker (comes with 1 packet of coffee....additional packets are $1.00 each). I believe that all of the rooms (not a huge hotel), face the volcano. The weather never let us see... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Magic mountain is a great place for couples as well as other travellers. It is minutes away from other hotels and very popular hot springs in the area such as Tabacon hot springs and Baldi hot springs, (walking distance). In addition it is fairly close to the Arenal volcano observatory (although you would probably need to drive). A fair... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a teacher and was traveling with a group of 24 teenagers on a school trip through Costa Rica for 10 days. We stopped in La Fortuna to visit the Arenal Volcano and stayed here for 3 nights. After our previous hotel didn't have any A/C and minimal internet, our group was relieved to get to a more modern... More

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Gilbert, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 of us stayed here June 17-21. We arrived to pouring rain, but were greeted by friendly staff and cocktails! Our rooms were clean and had everything we needed. We couldn't see the volcano the first day, but had gorgeous views after that. The pool was great, but only 1 of 2 hot tubs were working. Our breakfast was included,... More

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Chino Hills, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two nights at the Magic Mountain hotel. It was very nice and within walking distance to town. A good walk though. The taxi ride back was relatively cheap just in case you are in a down pour. We did the 4x1 tour and had a great time. The tour takes you to the hanging bridges which was amazing,... More

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very helpful staff at this beautiful motel. They really went out of their way to make sure we got to see and do some fun activities. We had a great view of the volcano, had a great time watching soccer at the wet bar and had an excellent breakfast each day. Had a great river safari and saw the great... More

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Halifax, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two nights at this location as part of an Air Canada Vacations Ecotour in March 2014. Our room had a wonderful view of the Arenal Volcano from our balcony, which also had a table and 2 chairs, which was great for sitting outside and relaxing. I recommend that you keep the drapes closed and the light off, however,... More

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Address: La Fortuna Rd., La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 00000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Magic Mountain 3.5*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#20 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #22 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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