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Hotel Dunn Inn

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#17 of 84 Hotels in San Jose
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

Ian and all of the employees were fantastic. Historic hotel with a good price and great staff makes for a very pleasant stay. I will definitely be returning to stay here on my next visits to Costa Rica. PURA VIDA!

Thank Chris K
Laura B, General Manager at Hotel Dunn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice words. We are looking forward to welcome you again. I will inform Ian about your nice comments about him. Pura Vida!

Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 5 April 2015

I stayed at Dunn Inn the night I arrived in Costa Rica and the night before I left. The staff was wonderful and the rooms were very clean and comfortable. A good breakfast is included with the room and there is good restaurant next door. I had quite a few questions during my stay and everyone was super nice and...

1Thank Ted K
Laura B, General Manager at Hotel Dunn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments. Our main goal is to be of assistance to our clients. I will inform our staff that you were happy with the information they gave you. Thank you for choosing our hotel as your place to stay in Costa Rica.

Banff, Canada
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Lovely Hotel. Nice clean room with a small fridge. Sports bar/restaurant on site. Ian at the front desk was a God send. He was so helpful and friendly. Really enjoyed our stay and will stay there for sure on my next visit. Great value for money!!

Thank Cankim_13
Laura B, General Manager at Hotel Dunn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I''ll make sure that Ian knows about your opinion about him. We are glad to hear our staff have been helpful for our clients. Looking forward for your next visit to Costa Rica!

Tyrone, Georgia
Reviewed 31 March 2015

I enjoying my stay at hotel dunn inn the staff was terrific and my room was clean very well each day.Very close to downtown and many of the fine dining facility.Great breakfast menu!!!!! Haves great sportsbar next door great atmosphere and happy hour.

Thank rhaynie
Laura B, General Manager at Hotel Dunn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments. We are glad to know that you had a great time while staying with us. Looking forward to welcome you again!

Reviewed 25 March 2015

This was my 3rd trip here. My other reviews of here was 5 star.I booked luxury suite with separate living room. It has always been room 2. I did not get it the room they gave me before.In my opiion the one got was a junior suite no separate living room over the bar. I was lucky the bar was...

Thank Loser1
Laura B, Manager at Hotel Dunn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back. We have two suites with the same price at the hotel. The one you like was already booked when you requested the room. Please feel free to contact me directly for your next trip and I will make sure you get the Bribri suite. My e-mail address is laura@hoteldunninn.com. Hope to welcome you back...

Reviewed 24 March 2015

Just got back from spending 3 days at the Dunn Inn and loved every minute of it. The rooms might be on the smaller side but it was absolutely perfect for what I needed. The best part about this hotel is the employees. They go out of their way to help you out. Pros: - walking distance to just about...

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Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 17 March 2015

I have enjoyed staying at the Dunn Inn many times, they always treat me so great. Stayed in a nice comfortable room, reasonable prices, great service. I enjoy the breakfest in the morning, the fresh fruit is to die for.

Thank Eeeeric
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

Only stayed one night, but loved how quaint and comfortable the place was. The staff was great, treated me like I was family. Angie went out of her way to help me with little things, which in my book is a big thing! I ha an interior room(22 I think) which was perfect for me. Clean, quiet, everything as advertised....

Thank Jesse M
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 31 January 2015

Room 10 has a window that opens right into the breakfast area. At times in the middle of the night or around 5 am, the staff lets the radio blast. It will be sure to get your morning off to an early start. You will also be pleased to hear other guests rocking between the sheets, sound seems to travel...

1Thank Randy S
San José
Reviewed 13 January 2015

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are happy to help you while in San Jose, Costa Rica, if you don't speak Spanish or in case you want to feel more at home. This charming 1929 mansion is known for providing exceptionally friendly service and is a favorite among many locals. From the moment you arrive you will experience firsthand the warmth of Costa Rican hospitality and enjoy the benefits of a full service hotel with excellent value. The New Standard for San Jose Costa Rica Hotels...The 28 guests rooms are attractively decorated with warm, rich woods, original brick, hand-painted native artwork, colorful quilts, and have indigenous BriBri Indian names. All are equipped with quality linens, cable television with over 60 channels in English and Spanish, mini bar, direct telephone service, ceiling fan, private bath, clock radio, hairdryer, fresh flowers, local information and a free map of Costa Rica. The hotel has wireless internet in all rooms, two Internet stations, parking, 24-hour security, car rental and tourist information, laundry service, business services, safe deposit boxes, room service, and an onsite barbershop. The hotel offers complementary services of tea and coffee 24 hours a day and a late 1pm check out. You will also enjoy breakfast, lunch and / or dinner in the beautiful tropical restaurant and Tropix bar that is truly an oasis in the city; brimming with bromeliads, ferns, orchids and other tropical plants. The daily happy hour from 4pm - 6pm is sure to provide fun and interesting conversation. New to our long list of services is free in-house medical emergency assistance and reasonable medical insurance. Every effort is made to ensure an enjoyable visit and every one of our long term bilingual staff will gladly assist you in any way possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Dunn Inn

Address: Calle 5, Avenida 11, San Jose 11681-1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $73 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Dunn Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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“Ask for the room with the stained glass.”
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“Room 11 is windowless and located next to a busy staircase that is noisy.”
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“Any room other than 27”
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“We had a first floor room that was very quiet”
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