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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 March 15, 2012
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  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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DeForest, WI
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 days before heading to the beach. We had a nice room, I was a little disappointed with two double beds instead of a king and there were little tiny bugs in the bathroom but they didn't bite so no worries. The bartender at the pool was very nice and we enjoyed trying to speak Spanish... More

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Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

We enjoyed this smaller hotel. It had a great view of the volcano. We also really enjoyed the pool area. The pool was a bit cold but the pool and entire area around it was very clean and in good condition. We had very good food at the pool area and in the restaurant. The room was nice, my only... More

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Conroe, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

We were on a Caravan tour - loved this small hotel, amazing views, nice refrig, 5 blocks to a grocery store to buy wine, beer or liquor. Unfortunately, as some have said, the hot tub is COLD - the reason why is that the heater is BROKEN. What a shame as there are two hot tubs with a spectacular setting.... More

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Seattle, Washington
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51 reviews 51 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

I have stayed at a lot of places. Magic Mountain has excellent service, very clean, good-sized rooms, and superb views. There is also a very nice restaurant and their buffet is exceptional. I enjoyed the hot tub and pool and could come up with no complaints. Also really liked the native flowers around the grounds. Fortuna is a good jumping-off... More

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Pound Ridge, New York
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113 reviews 113 reviews
28 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

My husband and I arrived at Magic Mountain and were pleased to hear we had been upgraded to a suite for free and for no apparent reason (although we were not complaining). The room was large and clean. The breakfast was great and the hotel was well-maintained. Beautiful gardens, fair price. Excellent volcano views. Within (a long) walking distance of... More

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Gatineau, Canada
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124 reviews 124 reviews
32 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

I would support Capitain Parrot's report. We were staying in Rm 306 at the end of February. The room was a good size, beds comfortable, plenty of pillows and a balcony with a pool and volcano view. There was always little ants in my bathroom, good thing they didn't spread. No instructions for the safe, but the handyman came to... More

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

We were in the La Fortuna area for 3 nights, but had to move from our first hotel to Hotel Magic Mountain since they were booked for the last night. The service at the check in counter was bad, and the room left much to be desired. There were ants crawling around all over the bathroom, along with some weird... More

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Mesa, Arizona, USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

My husband and I were traveling through Costa Rica last week. We stayed at this hotel to take in the sites and activities around Arenal Volcano. We were amazed by the wonderfully clean and comfortable rooms. We were also thrilled with the quality of the food at the restaurant on-site. We wished we were able to stay longer to take... More

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New York City
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94 reviews 94 reviews
19 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

We stayed at this hotel as part o the Caravan tour of Costa Rica. The hotel was clean, comfortable with a wonderful pool area and fantastic spa!! The massage was perfect for winding down after a day of climbing and the hanging bridges!! A short walk to the supermarket and some incredible woodworking shops made this stay even more enjoyable.... More

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Michigan
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

You may have fun at a picnic, but you still have to put up with a few flies. Magic Mountain is just the same. It is nice and very clean but over the course of our three day stay we found several irritants that took away from the magic. We were in room 301 on Feb 15-18, 2012. There was... 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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