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Hotel Magellan Inn

Playa Grande, Cahuita 70403, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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Galena, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

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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2 helpful votes 2 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
1 review
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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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Charming hotel located only minutes from the beach and the center of Cahuita. The garden is very green and well kept with a nice looking pool. The rooms were nicely furnished and mostly clean (stains on the bedsheets) except for the bathroom which was the bare minimum (shower-head in a very bad state in room 1). The dogs were friendly... More 

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hotelmagellaninn, Owner at Hotel Magellan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. I am very sorry about the shower head, if you had told us we would have replaced it right away. Our well water comes from the coral reef and the shower heads get quickly clogged up from calcium deposits. Stains on the sheets are totally unacceptable, I couldn't agree more! I apologize deeply for this.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

While this place was probably wonderful in its early years, it is now showing obvious signs of deterioration. The room was okay, the bathroom was missing or had broken fixtures, the patio furniture was old and worn and in need of new coverings, the towels were horrid, and the bedding was thin and worn. If you don't mind wet dogs... More 

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hotelmagellaninn, Owner at Hotel Magellan Inn, responded to this review

Sadly I wished these people had said something to me about their grievances . Our hotel is hardly deteriorating, that is quite the insult. I believe there are many reviews here also saying how wonderful and comfortable the beds are, one even said the best in Costa Rica, they had ever slept in! We have special mattress with a top... More 

Delta, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I can not say enough good things about my visit. The staff, owner and critters of all sorts were extremely welcoming. I opted for no air conditioning room which was beautiful, clean and allowed me to hear the ocean ( if room doors to private patio were open ) & the numerous lovely sounds of nature. The beach is a... More 

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Address: Playa Grande, Cahuita 70403, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Limon > Cahuita
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Hotel Magellan Cahuita
Hotel Magellan Inn Costa Rica/Cahuita

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