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Magellan Boutique Hotel

Playa Grande, Cahuita 70403 Costa Rica
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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This charming, 3-star boutique hotel is an ideal setting for a leisure stay in the heart of the Caribbean! Only 150 meters away, you can enjoy a walk to one of the prettiest beaches in Cahuita. Just a few more kilometers away, all with in walking distance, you will find the Cahuita National Park and several blue flag beaches along the way. Located in a private jungle oasis, our recently remodeled hotel will delight the spirit, with decor inspired by the vibrant colors and life of the rainforest. A tranquil setting to unwind in, with tropical GARDENS, a POOL dramatically sunken into an ancient coral reef cavern, a YOGA studio with weekly classes, BARBEQUE area, and BAR/ LOUNGE area. The hotel features 6 stylish, recently remodeled guest bedrooms, with a comfortable atmosphere and modern amenities.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Getting there
Changuinola Airport35 mi
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All reviews the owner costa rica outdoor yoga studio little bit of heaven home base modest price true oasis speaks perfect english i highly recommend this hotel baby sloth yoga classes car or bike plenty of closet space beautifully kept gardens every morning beautiful hotel rooms are extremely
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Small but beautiful jungle hotel close to the beach (<200m) with just 6 rooms. The host pays a lot of attention to details and we enjoyed our stay. She even provided organic insect repellent. Good breakfast.

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Reviewed August 29, 2018

The Magellan is a beautiful hotel in the middle of paradise! The owner and her son are great hosts. We were made to feel at home from breakfast served every morning to just hanging out in the common area or relaxing in the pool. The...More

Thank bandrtay
Response from hotelmagellaninn, Owner at Magellan Boutique HotelResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you so much for your review, we hope to have you back again soon.

Reviewed August 14, 2018

The Magellan was a perfect spot for me and my partner during our stay in Cahuita. Charming, clean, delicious breakfast, accommodating staff...The list goes on. I would definitely stay here again! You will definitely see a sloth in the trees on your walk into town...More

Thank Emily K
Response from hotelmagellaninn, Owner at Magellan Boutique HotelResponded August 15, 2018

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again:)

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We had a pleasant stay at the Magellan. Problem is that when we checked out everything was fine, but one day later there was 5 dollars taken from the creditcard that i booked. The booking was made with the creditcard of my mother, so i...More

Thank UHE U
Response from hotelmagellaninn, Owner at Magellan Boutique HotelResponded August 17, 2018

Dear Guest, I have responded to your email on Aug 2, 2018 at 1:50pm regarding the purchase of two coffee you ordered the morning you left. I emailed you several time and I gotten nothing back from you. Please check your spam. I have responded...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018

Recently I took a group of friends to Cahuita and rented all of the spaces in this beautiful hotel. The online photos and videos do not do it justice. Somethings you must see in person. The grounds are emacualte, surround by fabulous flora and fauna....More

1  Thank coelectronic
Response from hotelmagellaninn, Owner at Magellan Boutique HotelResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you for your review! We would love to have you back! As for the grounds and hotel the staff here is excellent and strives for perfection. Hope to see you soon.

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Thanks for the help Caitlin72
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Response from Michelle W | Reviewed this property |
We rented a car but it is a long drive. Check with Magellan, I believe their is a small airport that you can fly from San Jose to it and be fairly close to Cahuita! I was wishing we had done that!
Room Tips
"AC is incredible; bring a blanket"
Aug 7, 2018
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"If you want WiFi you might get it in Room #1 as it’s closest to Reception"
May 12, 2018
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"All rooms have great garden view"
Apr 16, 2018
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"The waves and rip tide are strong in December and January. Many beaches are "red-flagged.""
Jan 5, 2018
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$99 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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