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Chicago
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We booked this place as a part of a travel deal. It was very close to Arenal and many of the attractions in the area so easy to get to many things (hanging bridges, the volcano, hot springs, etc.). The grounds themselves are beautiful with a pool, hot pool with a bar, and jaccuzzi. There is also a restaurant and...

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Fron Desk M, Front Office Manager at Hotel Magic Mountain, responded to this review

Good morning Kelly receive a warm greeting from all of us, thank you so much for your nice reviews. It is nice to hear from you had such a great time staying with us. Best wishes!

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This hotel is truly a gem. Located at the skirt of La Fortunate closer to the Rain Forrest. Beautiful surroundings and gardens. Every room with patio overlooking the volcano with ever changing breathtaking views. We were even able to spot some of the areas exotic birds from our balcony. Big pool with swim-up bar. Refrigerator (at least in our room),...

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Fron Desk M, Front Office Manager at Hotel Magic Mountain, responded to this review

Dear Bannac ,receive a warm greeting from all the staff of Magic Mountain Hotel. It is nice to hear from you, thank you so much for staying with us and thanks for your reviews ,we hope to see you again... Best Whishes!

Pembroke Pines, Florida
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This hotel is not a resort, but is very, very nice, with a beautiful pool and jacuzzi area. The grounds are immaculate, the hotel itself is well maintained and spotless! The locations is also great, near a lot of the activities, but just barely outside La Fortuna to keep things quieter, perhaps 2 minutes by car. The hotel restaurant has...

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Fron Desk M, Front Office Manager at Hotel Magic Mountain, responded to this review

How nice to hear from you my dear friend Martin.Receive a warm greeting from all our staff,more than a hotel guest you became a friend for us,thank you so much for visiting us,it was a pleasure to have you here, hope you come back soon. Best whishes!

Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Attending this bar was one of the highlights of my entire trip. The vibe was incredible and the locals were extremely friendly. I cannot dance salsa to save my life but with friendly locals attempting to help me it turned into a very nice evening AND I even learnt the simple steps to salsa! If you are in the LaFortuna...

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Fron Desk M, Front Office Manager at Hotel Magic Mountain, responded to this review

Good morning, Dear friend;It is nice to here from you, thank you so much for staying with us. Hope everything is going well with the rest of your Trip in Costa Rica. Our place is your home, hope to see you soon. Best regard!

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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Hotel Magic Mountain was an amazing place to stay. Waking up every day and seeing volcano Arenal looming in front of you takes your breath away. The swim up bar was fabulous as was the jacuzzi by the pool. The only thing that was better than the hotel was the people that worked there. They treated us so well I...

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Fron Desk M, Front Office Manager at Hotel Magic Mountain, responded to this review

Good morning Dear Russ and Eliane,receive a warm greeting from all the staff of Magic Mountain Hotel. It is nice to hear from you, thank you so much for staying with us. We really like to know that you spent such a great time, we would like to have you again. Our place is your home... Best Whishes!

Winter Haven, Florida
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The staff was excellent,very clean, and close to a lot of activities. The pool is nice with awesome bartender. View of the volcano from room was great. Our junior suite was very nice. We rode horses to waterfall, went zip lining, went to hot springs, atv riding, good restaurants near by and shopping. The staff arranged are pickups from the...

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Fron Desk M, Front Office Manager at Hotel Magic Mountain, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all your comments and for visiting us, it was a pleasure to have you in our place. Hope everything is going well with the rest of your trip Best Wishes!

Sayville, New York
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Very clean and comfortable. Loved it for our 1 night in Arenal. Had dinner at the restaurant, food and service were excellent. Stayed on a Saturday night so the disco was going til the wee hours, and still not intrusive to our sleep. Pool was great, hot tub wasn't very hot. Would definitely stay again.

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Fron Desk M, Front Office Manager at Hotel Magic Mountain, responded to this review

Dear Danyulmc, We are so very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at Hotel Magic Mountain. Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to write such a nice review. We eagerly await the chance to serve you again and the sooner the better. From everyone here, here´s wishing you safe and...

Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We went here for half of our stay for our honeymoon and we loved our experience! Super clean, the pool was nice and clean and the customer service was excellent! They are super helpful if you are wanting to go on tours. They help you call and do it all for you! I would definitely go back to this hotel...

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Fron Desk M, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Magic Mountain, responded to this review

Thanks for your good and nice reviews,,hope to have you again.. thank you for staying with us. Best wishes!

Reviewed 19 August 2016

The grounds were very green and nicely landscaped. We also enjoyed the pool bar and a nice clean pool. The hotel rooms have lots of room for improvement: our safe didn't work, our key cards didn't work and were given a master physical key that allowed us to open any door we wanted, the WiFi was basically non existent in...

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Fron Desk M, Front Office Manager at Hotel Magic Mountain, responded to this review

Thanks for your reviews,we promise to have better service and improve our sistem for the next time,hope to have you again.. Best wishes!

Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely incredible!! The pictures really don't do this place justice. We were absolutely blown away by Hotel Magic mountain. When we first got there, we realized there had been a problem between our booking company and the hotel. Our receptionist was more than helpful, and the entire staff was so accommodating. They even offered to comp us a room for...

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Good Morning. Dear friend, Best regards from Hotel Magic Mountain. We are so very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at Hotel, despite drawbacks. Thank you for showing confidence, we always try to provide good service and a pleasant stay to our customers. We are pleased that our partner Jose is doing a good job,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about Hotel Magic Mountain

Address: La Fortuna Rd., La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park 00000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Arenal Volcano National Park > La Fortuna de San Carlos
Price Range: €84 - €161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Magic Mountain 3.5*
Number of rooms: 44
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Also Known As:
Magic Mountain Hotel
Hotel Magic Mountain Costa Rica/La Fortuna De San Carlos
Hotel Style:
#10 Spa Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#18 Romantic Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
#22 Family Hotel in La Fortuna de San Carlos
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“3rd floor has amazing views ”
 of 5 bubbles kmz70, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms overlook the Volcano. Only 3 floors, but obviously higher is better for the view.”
 of 5 bubbles I1980BBannac, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“For best view, ask for 2nd or 3rd floor. It's a small hotel with probably 40 rooms approximately.”
 of 5 bubbles martin5412, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“best view, affordable”
 of 5 bubbles jessicahY8610XZ, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“all rooms got great views.”
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