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Hotel Magellan Inn

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Playa Grande, Cahuita 70403, Costa Rica
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a few days with our two kids. It was quiet and peaceful, with a nice pool. I don't think it's entirely ideal for families; we had a king-sized bed, a cot, and a small mattress on the floor. There were two dogs that barked ferociously every time anyone arrived from outside, or left their room during... More 

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Guilford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My room and porch were lovely, quiet and peaceful. The staff were like family. If you want just a great B&B for a few days with unstructured pleasure, I would recommend Magellan. Or, if you want structure, Terry Newton will arrange a program with extraordinary detail and care to its execution. I was completely thrilled.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I stayed at Hotel Magellan for one month during an on-site Yoga Teacher Training and I couldn't have asked for a lovelier location: the grounds are lush and peaceful, the yoga pavilion is beautiful and the pool was well cared-for and didn't use way too much chlorine like most hotel pools do. The hotel is within walking distance of several... More 

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Stayed at the Inn and had a wonderful time with the friendly owner and staff. Loved their stable off horses too. I enjoyed the breakfast, the pool, the gardens. There are lots of activities available to do, such as snorkelling, nature walks, horse back riding treks. sloth sanctuary, chocolate tour.

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We really enjoyed the yoga & horse retreat hosted by Kindred Spirits at the Magellan Hotel. Yoga is a great way to work on your balance and to feel more calm and grounded, all good things when working with horses. The yoga classes were quite good, just the right mix of challenging and relaxing. We both felt that our yoga... More 

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

I thank you for enjoying these very special moments we have with our horses. Practicing Yoga and learning how to create a connection with the horse, is a gift we recieve from the horses. That they allow us to practice asanas on their backs, is a gift they give us, showing how confident and trusting they are of us. As... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

What a beautiful small inn with all the amenities in a quiet area of Costa Rica. Very close to the ocean and a small walk to town. Very well kept and clean. Fresh fruit all the time!! Flowers in bloom! Highly recommend!

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Dendermonde
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

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 March 2, 2015

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 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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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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