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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Texas
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48 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here two nights on Caravan tour. The volcano is only visible 30% of the time--so, be prepared for a nice view of: fog or clouds. Rooms nice, clean, spacious. They do not tell you when you check in that the second controller in your room is for the a/c---we didn't know that until we were ready to check out.... More

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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed with our family of 6 (2 rooms) for 4 nights. It was walking distance to the town of La Fortuna. It was very clean, decent size rooms, decent breakfast included, nice pool and hot tubs and swim up bar. The staff was friendly, accommodating, and efficient. This is not a "luxury" hotel but great for those on a... More

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Schofield
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was a 2 night stay on our Caravan tour of Costa Rica. It is in a good location and close to many restaurants and Arenal volcano(if you are lucky enough to actually see it). The hotel itself is in need of a few updates, especially in the bathroom. We also had issues with our room key which required... More

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Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel 4 nights in early July. The rooms are big and very clean. Beds are comfortable. Rooms are however outdated, the shower doors are rusted, there are some holes in the walls. We did not have a safe in the room, there were a few insects in the room that we had to chase out every... More

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Spring Hill, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This one is tough to review, the rooms were clean and the staff very nice. Breakfast was buffet style and also very good. Our a/c had only one setting ( even though one was supposed to be able to change the temperature) and that was ice cold. After break fast we accidentally tried to enter our neighbors room and to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights and our stay was excellent. Our rooms was clean and comfortable and we had view of Arenal volcano from our room. I upgraded to Junior Suite which was fully worth it. Suite had a Zacuzzi in room. Morning breakfast was included with our rate and food was average. Hotel bar is ok... More

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Montréal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel staff are doing their best to create a magic moment. The garden is very well maintained. The tours reserved by the hotel are better then the ones you can find in the city center for cheaper prices.

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Heemstede, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very luxurous hotel with nice facilities. Nice pool with a wet bar, with happy hour everyday from 5 to 6. Beds and bathrooms are also very nice. Wi-Fi was in our room, although the signal was so weak at times using the internet was problematic. In most common areas however the Wi-Fi was decent. One disappointment was the shower, which... More

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Denver
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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