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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2009
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San Diego, CA
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2009

This hotel was great. It was clean, the staff was very helpful and attentive. It was on a great location, directly in front of the green side of the volcano, no other obstructions or hotels to block the view. We went during the slow season, so we had the hotel to ourselves the entire time. We took advantage of the... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2009

The Hotel Magic Mountain is a clean, moderately priced hotel in the Arenal Volcano area. The rooms are probably on par with a Holiday Inn type room in the USA. They rooms are all very clean, perhaps a bit on the smallish side, but they all gave great views of the volcano (not the active side so you will not... More 

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2009

Magic Mountain Hotel was absolutely beautiful (and very reasonably priced). Rooms are large, comfortable and clean. Great swimming pool and jacuzzis (two). Staff was extremely nice to deal with and very accommodating; no insects whatsoever. AC, cable TV, modern bathroom, nice restaurant (breakfast was included). Really a great place, near the volcano,. hot springs and town.

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2009

My spouse and I found the hotel very clean, with a great swimming pool. We had it all to ourselves. Our room had a balcony, where we could sit out at night and watch the Arenal Volcano. The complimentary buffet breakfast was the best we have had in terms of choice compared to other hotels in Costa Rica.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2009

We traveled a total of 10 days and stayed at a total of 6 different hotels. I can honestly say that the entire group loved the Magic Mountain the best. The view was INCREDIBLE. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the staff was friendly and helpful. The breakfast was quite good and the location was just a short walk... More 

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Ventura, California
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2009

We loved this hotel! From the delicious breakfasts to the comfy room and balconies that overlooked the volcano--it was all magic from beginning to end. We had two suites, 505 and 506, which looked to be the best in the hotel and had a jacuzzi and wet bar. The staff was professional, friendly, and helpful. Erika booked our rooms and... More 

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Greenville, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2009

We loved the MM. The drive from SJ is not the best--the curvy roads were no fun. The hotel couldn't have come soon enough! We went by several hotels during our stay in Arenal. Many were further from town (closer to volcano) but we felt we were right at the volcano too and loved being so close to town. When... More 

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Cutler Bay, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2009

Hello, just got back from our trip to La Fortuna. Wanted to share our feeling about our stay here as we have used this site to research for our trips and have always found real people reviews far more helpful than some of the guide books. Let me start with there are abundant choices in this area for places to... More 

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Denver, CO
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2009

My family and I spent 4 nights at Magic Mountain and it was a great experience. The staff was always there, always friendly, and always helpful. It is located between La Fortuna and the Volcano. The view was perfect and close to everything. The room was very clean and it was great to have A/C. The resteraunt was very clean... More 

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Seward,Alaska
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25 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2009

Wish I would have saved my $$. Walked in and got a good discount off the regular rate but it was still double the Vista Del Cerra that's a block away. First was troubles with the keycard to get in the room. The jacuzzis were a big draw on why I decided to stay here. They looked great from the... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Magic Mountain 3.5*
Number of rooms: 42
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Magic Mountain Hotel
Hotel Magic Mountain Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#21 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#21 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos

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