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Hotel Dunn Inn

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#18 of 84 Hotels in San Jose
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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San José
Reviewed 13 January 2015

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 10 January 2015

We stayed here for some nights. It was good experience. Staffs welcomed us by their best way. We even got free early check in. Our room was comfortable and nice. Service was efficient. Location is excellent.

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Reviewed 28 December 2014

I stayed at Dunn Inn on Oct 30-31, 2014. I enjoyed my time there so I returned for 9 nights in December (same room, #14). The personnel are helpful and courteous. The restaurant has a varied and tasty menu. The bar is modern with 8 large screens to keep up on sports and the wait staff and bartenders are friendly....

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Houston, Texas, United States
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Very nice small hotel where they treat you with the most respect the entire time you are there. The reception is very inviting, the securities are tuff but are there to protect the people that stay there and are also very inviting. The rooms has a outdoor comfort feel. The standard to deluxe rooms are very small and makes you...

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Reviewed 27 October 2014

This was my fourth time at The Dunn Inn and, as usual, it was very nice. The restaurant was quiet which was to my liking on this stay. It was very easy to order and the food has always been good. Also, the breakfast area was never crowded and, as usual, the servers were extremely nice, The continental breakfast included...

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

We are glad you came back to visit us. Thank you very much for your nice comments. We look forward for your 5th stay with us.

Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 4 September 2014

I have stayed at the Dunn Inn several times in San Jose. I have recommended it several times. The staff there is great, I love the free breakfest in the morning of fresh fruits. What a nice way to start off the day. I return there several times a year and they store a suitcase there for me. Makes it...

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

We are proud to maintain the charm of the old mansion and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us!

South Carolina
Reviewed 31 August 2014

I only stayed for one night, but I was pleased. The employees were very helpful. I was impressed with how well they spoke English (my Spanish is very, very limited). The room was comfortable and clean. I think I was the only one on my floor that night, but if not, then it was quiet, which helped make sure that...

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

Thank you for your nice comments. I think is important to mention that all of our rooms are non smoking by law in Costa Rica. So glad to know that you were able to rest during your stay with us. Hope to see you again soon.

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 24 August 2014

If you are in San Jose and want ta comfortable, homey place to stay, Dunn Inn is perfect. Staff are friendly and helpful in every way. Hotel is clean, and has a quiet, almost elegant character to it that is comforting. Prices are fair, and the several rooms I've stayed in have all been clean, perfectly functional (no mystery t/v's,...

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

I'm glad you felt at home during your stay with us. Our main commitment is to provide good quality service to our clients.

Germantown, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed 10 July 2014

All the people who work there go out of their way to make sure that everyone is taken care of. The rooms I have stayed in are all beautiful with the hardwood floors. The food is good and if you are staying during sports season the sports bar is very accommodating. They also will let you pay your airport departure...

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

Greetings from Costa Rica. I'm glad that you enjoyed the service our staff provided during your stay. The departure tax payment at the hotel is part of our efforts to make your life easier while you are visiting us. Thank you very much for the nice comments.

Dallas, TX
Reviewed 18 June 2014

This place is fantastic and the service is outstanding. Picked up on time by the hotel van, clean rooms, amazing menu (breakfast/lunch/dinner), great location downtown and knowledgable staff. Flew into town for business. My meetings were in another city, but decided to stay 2 nights at the Dunn before heading out for business. Stayed back at the Dunn Inn on...

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

Thank you for choosing the Dunn as your place to stay while visiting the country. I'm glad we were able to fulfill your expectations regarding the staff service and the fact that you are able to pay your departure taxes at the property is part of our effort to make your travel itinerary easier. We hope to welcome you back...

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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 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Dunn Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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“Rooms facing the street may get a little noisy during peak traffic hours, so ask for rooms away from the street.”
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“Ask for the room with the stained glass.”
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“upper floors are the best. Overall a quiet hotel”
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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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