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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 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012
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  • 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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Austin, Tx
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I would not say this place is a five star hotel. It has basic rooms (think motel 6) with better than average pool and grounds. They staff has been very accommodating. The rooms are a bit disappointing- but overall a solid place to stay. Close to town and the volcano. The restaurant is decent and the bartenders make good drinks.

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13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The grounds are kept very well. All rooms have balconies that provide a great view of the volcano, though we went in low season, November...lots of mist all day, so we didn't actually get to see the volcano. There are 2 hot tubs, which sometimes may not be on, so you'll have to let the front desk know to turn... More

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Karina F, Director de Recepción at Hotel Magic Mountain, responded to this review

Dear customer, thanks so much for your comments. Now we are almost finishing the works that we start, we work all our showers, hot tubs and we are making changes with the blow dryers also with our TVs. We are improving to give you the best stay the next time. Regards! More

Draper, Utah
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

This was the first stop on our family vacation. The rooms were a good size and clean. One room was missing a fridge and the other got skipped by the maid service one day. Breakfast was good the first day, but was pretty monotonous after the third. Front Desk personal was very helpful and went above and beyond to make... More

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13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

We absolutely cannot say enough about how wonderful this hotel is. Our room, 311, was clean, comfortable, tastefully decorated, and had the most amazing view of the Arenal volcano! The AC worked great. The property was well manicured & had beautiful flowers and plants. The pool area was really nice too. The hot tub was not hot, but we found... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Stayed one night here. Great view of hotel and beautiful pool area. Nice terrace outside to enjoy the view. I usually get annoyed when people write reviews and complain about little things. However, we looked forward to having coffee on our terrace in the early morning while enjoying the view, but there was no coffee next to the coffee maker.... More

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

You have a view of the volcano if not cloudy (volcano has been inactive for a few years now, but you see the cone of the mountain). Great pool. Walk to laundry service. Close to luxury. Modern rooms. Good restaurant and bar. Just watch out for the extra charges in the resturant. We ordered 2 glasses of wine and got... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012 via mobile

I had an excellent stay at this place. The staff was very friendly a amicable. I had an excellent view from my suite on the third floor looking at the Arenal Volcano. This was breathtaking. It was close to many restaurants and to town as well. I highly recommend this place.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

My friend and I had a great experience here. The guy at the front desk was extremely helpful in giving us directions to our next destination, all the way on the other side of the country. Our room had a BEAUTIFUL view of the volcano. The pool bar was wonderful, and the bartenders are extremely friendly. (TIP It definitely helps... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

My friend and I booked this hotel through a tour package we bought online. Little did we know that this hotel would be great! Upon arrival, we were late in checking in due to our flight delays and long drive into the night from San Jose. The receptionist greeted us and immediately checked us in. He gave us a room... More

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Harrison, New York
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17 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

The staff at the hotel are very friendly and the rooms are nice. The location is a few minutes drive to the town and walking distance to some restaurants. The pool is very nice and the hotel is quite clean.

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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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#19 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos #22 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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