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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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PEORIA
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

There are alot of positives to this hotel. We had a jacuzzi suite that had a perfect view of the volcano that was simply amazing. Our room was excellent overall. The price was very reasonable and the staff were incredibly nice and helpful. The pool and warm water adult pool at the bar were great, but there is no register... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Our family of four stayed three nights at Magic Mountain in early July 2015. Would definitely recommend it as a place for families to stay. It was very convenient to the town, with only a short walking distance to activities and restaurants. Our second floor room (202) had 2 double beds, balcony overlooking the pool and facing the volcano (fogged... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The hotel itself is very basic. The junior suite made it a much more comfortable stay. Hot water was inconsistent and the free WiFi was very weak. The spa visit was great. The massage therapist IBELLEN LOGAN was very professional and provided excellent Swedish massage. Our stay was a jump station to daily attractions so it was sleep breakfast and... More 

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Andover, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

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 June 3, 2015

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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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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