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Hotel Dona Ines

  • Excellent6%
  • Very good13%
  • Average37%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible25%
  • Apr. 20, 2013
    “Old, clean, good location.”
  • Mar. 29, 2013
    “Seen better days”
Calle 11 Entre Avenida 2 & 6 Behind La Soledad Church, San Jose 10102 Costa Rica See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Pets Allowed
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

Looks sketchy from outside but much better on the inside. Same Decent breakfast everyday. Good clean rooms. Good security within hotel.... At night out the gate....???? Great Argentina restaurant across street. On site travel agent. Fans, t.v's. Catholic Church across street. Recommended @ $50 a...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2013

Conveniently situated. This once must have been a nice old hotel. It now needs an update and a good clean. Staff helpfull, breakfast adequate (gallo pinto excellent). A lot of potential but needs a good shake up with money being spent on it.

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Reviewed January 18, 2013

We spent one night at hotel Dona Ines after our arrival in San Jose. The owner is really helpful (also organized our transport from the airport) and friendly. The place itself is a little bit rundown, but o.k.. Matresses and wall paper need and upgrade!...More

Thank Markus H
Reviewed December 14, 2012

Well, cocroach in my backpack says everything (I really don't like them)... It used to be a nice place but now is humid and dirty. Stuff is helpful and very friendly. Very good location, close to every important spot in the city, like a bus...More

Thank Myyna
Reviewed November 30, 2011

The Dona Ines has seen better days. To be fair, it looks like San Jose has too. She (Dona Ines) is clearly a grand old dame fading gracefully. The hotel is clean, quiet and the staff is excellent. There is a charming interior courtyard with...More

Thank Preeti P
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Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$45 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
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