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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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We had a fabulous time at this hotel. We found that everyone on staff was kind and helpful. The hotel was in an excellent location - close to the Volcano and to the town.We had excellent views of the Volanco from our room. The rooms were clean and we were not afraid to leave valuables when taking off for the... More 

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Ericka A, Gerente at Hotel Magic Mountain, responded to this review

Magic Mountain thanks you precious visit. Our clients are the most important. And your comments help us to grow up every day. We are glad to know, that you enjoyed your time in Magic Mountain. In name of all Magic Mountain staff if was a pleasure for us having served the best way posible Best Regards Mr Edwin Padilla General... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Very helpful and friendly staff. In your face view of Arenal from our balcony. We bought a couple bottles of wine at a local market and though survived a 9 hour hike and a horse back ride the next day, didn't miss a sunset from our balcony. Yea there were ants in the bathroom, but if bugs in the room... More 

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Ericka A, Gerente at Hotel Magic Mountain, responded to this review

Hotel Magic Mountain thanks your precious visit. We work very hard to give the best service because our guest deserve more than that. We are very glad to know that you had wonderfull time in the hotel and we want to let you know that every comment you did is like gold for us. The Magic Mountain doors are open... More 

Gig Harbor, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Decided to stay in La Fortuna so we could explore the Volcano for a full day. Walked into Hotel Magic Mountain and Karina helped us. She was great. Showed us our room before we decided to stay and it had an amazing view of the volcano! She also helped us find a great family coffee farm to visit the next... More 

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

Dear guest, was a pleasure help you with your activities in La Fortuna de San Carlos. Is great hear from you and is nice to know you had a excellent stay at Magic Mountain. We hope see you again here the next time you visit Costa Rica, we will give you our best. Best Regards!! More 

Sacramento, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Great view of the Areanal volcano from the room's balcony. The grounds are well kept especially around the pool area. The breakfast at the restaurant had a good variety of offerings. We especially enjoyed the local fresh fruit. I would recomend this hotel to my friends and would stay there again if I travel to the Arenal area in the... More 

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

Dear Dan, thanks so much for your comments. We are glad to make your stay has been relaxing and wonderful time for you. We hope to see you again soon at Magic Mountain. Warmest regards! More 

Atlanta, GA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

This was the worst hotel we stayed at in costa rica. The food was terrible. The room seemed fine until we woke up and our bags were covered with ants. We didn't have any food or anything in them. The bathroom had ants as well. It was disgusting. When we complained to the front desk, they pretty much said there... More 

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Ericka A, Gerente at Hotel Magic Mountain, responded to this review

The Magic Mountain Hotel thanks you for your precious visit. For us it is very important the welfare of our guests during their stay. We wish to inform you that we are very aware of the inconvenience caused. Feedback from our customers helps us improve the quality of service provided, so it is of utmost importance. We are very sorry... More 

Cumming, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Nancy at the front desk was a doll. She was always smiling and helped us planning activities.The view from our room was beautiful. The grounds of Hotel Magic Mountain were lovely. The sound of the birds every morning with my coffee was magical. Thanks for the great tme.. Iris Whatley and Jason Rohr

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

Dear Iris Whatley and Jason Rohr, Our goal is to make you experience an unforgettable time at Magic Mountain, that´s why we try to serve you doing our best. We expect to see you again soon to bring you a wonderfull time. Warmest regards. More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

The Hotel was better than advertised. Reception was seamless and the front desk very attentive to all our needs. Although the reception and Lobby area are small, the room was extremely clean and well appointed. The bathroom was ample and clean and the beds and pillows were clean an everything was in good condition. The Grounds were perfectly trimmed and... More 

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

Dear Guest. In Magic Mountain we try to keep our facilities in the best conditions for your enjoy, and we feel glad that this made you experience a good time in La Fortuna. Thanks for choosing us, hope to see you soon. Best Regards. More 

Palm Bay, Florida
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440 reviews 440 reviews
52 hotel reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

We spent three nights at Hotel Magic Mountain.It was an extremely good place to stay and we would stay again. It is central to all of the area attractions The reasy to find. Finding many places in Costa Rica requires a GPS! The rooms are clean and comfortable and fairly modern. It is quiet at night so it is a... More 

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

Hello, greetings from magic Mountain Hotel... Is a pleasure read your very good comments about us and our staff, we work every day to give our best and make of your stay something magic. We really are proud of we could give you a good time. We hope see you again!! More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Hotel Magic Mountain is a comfortable and clean hotel a short distance from the centre of La Fortuna and makes a great base for exploring the area. Apart from the ground floor rooms, all the rooms have balconies facing the Arenal Volcano and are well furnished with all the amenities you would expect to see in a hotel of this... More 

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

Dear Stewart, thanks so much for your comments, comments like this make us happy... That is sign we are improving, and we hope improve each day. We are proud of you had a very nice stay at Magic Mountain, hope see yo soon! More 

Odessa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

We had check a few other hotels for a single night stay. This was the last place we checked and I'm glad we found it. Also, we had no reservation. The staff are very helpful and friendly. The grounds are beautiful. We had an incredible view of the volcano from our balcony. The food in the restaurant was great. We... More 

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

Estimated Lawrence. We are happy that you chose Magic Mountain as the place to stay in La Fortuna. We know that our visitors wants a calm place to rest after a trip from home or after any tour here in La Fortuna, that´s why we try to keep a relaxing atmosphere. Thanks for come, hope to see you again soon.... More 

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