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Hotel Magellan Inn

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Playa Grande, Cahuita 70403, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dendermonde
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Magellan Inn for 3 days. We had a warm welcome from the owner. The room was spatious and the balcony was great. The bathroom was ok. A small issue with the shower was solved extremely fast. The breakfast was basic but additional items can be ordered as a supplement. We were disappointed by the timing of the... More 

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Encinitas, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel Magellan Inn is an awesome value in Cahuita. It's a little bit of a hike from town if you don't have a car. We rented bikes and were fine. The room was clean, the AC works, it has HOT water in the sinks and shower, and the grounds are meticulously maintained. We saw lots of different wildlife right outside... More 

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I always enjoy my stay at Magellan Inn. THe Inn has a special tranquil energy infused into the accomodations and the people who work and live there. THe rooms are spacious and comfortable. THe pool is always clean and refreshing. I especially love the yoga sanctuary. IT is a great place to do your yoga practice. The owner, Terry, is... More 

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Galena, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The Hotel Magellan Inn is a small hotel, only six rooms in cabins with a main building where we had breakfast and hung out to use the Wifi, which was really slow. The landscaping and sunken pool were beautiful. The rooms themselves were nice with a front porch and a hammock. There are lots of birds to see and we... More 

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New Hampshire
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Just returned from the most amazing vacation at Hotel Magellan Inn! The owner Terry welcomed us warmly when we arrived, and we immediately felt comfortable and at peace. The rooms were clean and inviting. Meals were superb (Thank you Taylor!) and the grounds beautiful. We had a horseback adventure package, the horses were wonderful, Terry, Evie, and Nele took us... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We had a fan room for two nights during peak season which was the cheapest possible option with almost 100$ per night (of course including tax, since most of the guests will have to pay it...). This was by far the most expensive stay during our 3-week travels in Costa Rice. Expectations were high. Unfortunately I must they were not... More 

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Granada, Nicaragua
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay at the Magellan Inn so much that I didn't want to leave! This hotel is an animal lovers dream :) Only a five minute walk to the beach, it's a private and peaceful setting with beautiful, tropical gardens and a really nice swimming pool. The rooms are clean and simple with a small patio that looks... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I just returned from spending a week at the Hotel Magellan Inn with two friends. My friend and I shared room 5, and our other friend was in room 4. The inn is absolutely charming. The open air reception area also serves as the bar, breakfast room, and place to socialize. There are six rooms, each with its own veranda... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The Magellan Inn was really a terrific place to stay. I wanted to stay in a small, simple hotel, with great easy-going staff, delicious food, and lots of horse riding on the beach. I got everything I was looking for and more during my stay at the Magellan Inn. I happened to be traveling alone this trip for my own... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Everything was perfect...when we arrived a nice lady welcomed us and made sure that we were happy...the rooms are ok but there was a lot of humidity...the hotel is out of town so it is good if you want some silence...be careful though because it is surrounded by the forest...our friends the Mosquitos are more than happy to play with... More 

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