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Hotel Magic Mountain

3.5 of 5 La Fortuna Rd., La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 00000, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Surf City, New Jersey
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72 reviews 72 reviews
36 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Magic Mountain was a nice place to relax after enjoying the rain forest and hot springs. The view from the room was very pleasant, looking out at the gardens and pool area. Too bad that the volcano never showed itself during the two days we were there. The Mexican buffet dinner we had was quite good. For the price, it... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

very basic hotel. Clean, but food not great and way over priced. Breakfast Buffett ok. This is good for overnight tour groups but not for a three nite stay with young adults. There is absolutely nothing going on and no place to go. A/C poorly functioning. Wish my travel agent had recommended something else!

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms: Average - Dated furniture and bathrooms, no screen door for balcony, air conditioner didn't work properly until our last night, but very clean and have a GREAT view of the volcano Included Breakfast: Average - I would recommend sticking to the fruits and pastries Hotel Restaurant (Lina's): Awful - Very expensive (around $27USD per entree) and the quality seemed... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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109 reviews 109 reviews
12 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

small comfortable hotel: firm beds, beautiful view of volcano from balcony. Surprisingly delicious buffet meals served to our tour group. Wait staff was engaging, making us feel welcome. Only downside, pool was ice cold...no one could swim.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here by mistake after mountain paradise overbooked without notifying us. They booked us a standard room on our behalf. So we went the unplanned stay at this hotel. The best of the one night stay was the pool-bar and the grounds around the pool. This hotel is mainly for tour busses to drop off there passengers for a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel Magic Mountain was the perfect place to stay in La Fortuna. The hotel is beautiful and every room faces the volcano. I've seen some reviews that said the breakfast buffet isn't great, but I thought it was wonderful! The staff is incredibly nice and helpful, they scheduled all of our taxis/tours for us during our stay. I will definitely... More 

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seattle, WA
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21 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

La Fortuna is about relaxing, and this hotel was a great place to relax. The staff was great and very friendly and extremely helpful with information and booking excursions. There are several good restaurants within walking distance as well as a supermarket. The location is about half way between the town of La Fortuna and the thermal springs destinations closer... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We stayed four nights at this hotel. When we arrived, we were greeted with welcome cocktails and shown to our room. It was a typical hotel room with two queen size beds, very clean. The room has a refrigerator and coffee maker, but they never provided coffee for the maker. All the rooms at this hotel have a fiew of... More 

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Seattle
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61 reviews 61 reviews
47 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

we stayed there for 3 nights. The staff is friendly and the room is nice. There are few restaurants just a short walk from the hotel. I would avoid staying in a room that is closer to the street since you could hear the music from the night club just a building away, the music lasted til early in the... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

At first appearance, this hotel seemed like it might be just an older, mediocre kind of hotel. It turned out to be much nicer than that. Very clean with good-sized rooms with balconies and excellent views of Arenal. The grounds and pool are are very attractive and every member of the staff was friendly, helpful and interested in sharing stories.... 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*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Magic Mountain Hotel
Hotel Magic Mountain Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#21 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#22 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos

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