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Hotel Magic Mountain
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Reviewed 3 February 2009

Nice pool, 2 jacuzzi, swim-up bar, heated. Very clean and neat. We were walk-ins and able to strike a very reasonable bargain well under the quoted rate. 10 minutes to Arenal volcanoe park, 15 minutes to Lake, 10 minutes to town. Nice view of field next door. Free big breakfast buffet.

  • Stayed: January 2009, travelled as a couple
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Thank adamalama
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Reviewed 24 January 2009

Although this hotel is smaller than many in this area, it is lovely. We overlooked the volcano and the pool area. The rooms are large with balconies. We had hoped for a glimpse of the red glow of Arenal, but even though that didn't happen, the proximity of the volcano was breathtaking. The hotel restaurant is very pretty too, and the food was tasty. We were there for two nights as part of a Caravan tour, so we partook of the buffets, but there is also a menu one can order from. We went to the bar for an after-dinner drink, and we were disappointed at the amount of smoke in the bar. But, we learned there was an outdoor porch, so that problem was solved!! The beds were comfortable and the rooms were clean.

  • Stayed: January 2009
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Reviewed 21 January 2009

We stayed for 2 nights at Magic Mountain....after hearing about it from family friends we thought to check it out. Right away they upgraded our room which was totally gorgeous and modern. Micheal, David and Erika all went above and beyond to make our stay special including setting up a private dinner on our balcony!! It was outstanding service and a great property. Highly reccomend stopping in!

  • Stayed: January 2009, travelled as a couple
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Thank seanya
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Reviewed 8 January 2009

We were here for 2 nights, one being New Year's Eve. The hotel is nice and newer than most hotels in the area. The staff at the front desk was very helpful with making phone calls for us. The hotel isn't close enough to walk into the town of Fortuna, but it is about a $4 taxi ride each way.

I have only two issues with the hotel: I wish we were closer to Arenal, where all of our activities were, including the hot springs and zip line, and that the staff would try to make sure that the hallways remained quiet- our room ,#101, was about 6 feet from the glass door to the reception area, which was almost always left open. Good thing I had ear plugs! The staff did offer to move us to a quieter room for our 2nd night but we figured by then it was more of a hassle to pack up again just for one night. It would just be more efficient if they had a sign up reminding folks to not yell into their cell phones or each other in front of the rooms, and to keep the glass door to reception closed.

Stayed: December 2008
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Reviewed 27 September 2008

Loved the Magic Mountain!! It is a perfect location for touring the area. It is a new and beautiful property. Rooms are ample and views can't be beat. The front desk staff is very helpful. We loved the pool area. Had a swim up bar, but no one as there, a flat screen TV and jacuzzi! Very kid -friendly place yet luxurious enough for couples too.
Our only compliants about the room was the lack of drawer space. WE did not have a dresser in our double room and had to put clothes on shelves. The tub is also very high so it is quite difficult getting in and out of the shower. We were so pleased with the hotel accomodations however, they acciodentally washed my sons stuffed animal with the sheets, but one phone call and housekeeping found it!
Contrary to what the previous reviewer stated, we had some dificulty with the restaurant. The service is the slowest I have ever seen and their is a great language barrier. We had difficulty getting what we needed for our kids and were never greeted witha smile! The choices are decent but heavy and we only had a breakfast buffet offered one of the 3 days. Save your time and $ and get a 2 dollar cab to go to town. We really liked Luigi's for Pizza and pasta.
The view from our room was incredible. When else can you wake up go on your balcony and see a volcano erupting. At night you can see orange lava and during the day lots of smoke. Truly incredible.
Would also recommend Desafio tours, Sky tram and volcano tour and Tabacon Hot Springs, and definately stay at Magic mountain!

  • Stayed: August 2008, travelled with family
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Thank smlev02
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