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Hotel Dunn Inn

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Perrysburg, Ohio
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely smaller hotel in a refurbished 1920s mansion. The decor is fashionable, incorporating many features of the old mansion. It's located in Barrio Amon, a quiet part of the city a few blocks from the heart of the downtown area. I've seen the hotel's neighborhood described as sketchy or dangerous, but it didn't seem so to me....

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

Thank you for your nice comments about our hotel and neighborhood. It's nice to find out that you had a nice experience during your last stay with us. Looking forward to welcome you in Costa Rica again.

Tarpon Springs, Florida
Reviewed 4 July 2015

This will be an on going tale of my first experience with this Hotel in San Jose. I am a single older guy who just loves Costa Rica. I usually travel alone when ever I get time to go from work. It's not a long ride in the plane as I come from the West Coast of Florida. So Far....all...

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

It's really nice to hear that somebody loves Costa Rica. Looking forward to welcome you in our hotel. If you need any assistance for your trip please let us know.

Buda, Texas
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Quiet, safe and clean but stayed on 1st floor this time and most anywhere in SJO get some of that "sewer" smell. Staff upon check not especially helpful either. When I asked rate and was $20 U.S. higher than I just saw that AM on hotels.com he was firm with there price but said if I booked thru hotels would...

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

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feed back about your recent stay with us. I apologize for the inconveniences you had during your last stay with us. Regarding the sewer smell you mentioned in your review I'm glad to inform you that AyA, the institution that regulates and check the water system of the city started...

Montezuma de Cobano, Costa Rica
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Good price, excellent downtown location, very clean room and very good front desk staff, would highly recommend this hotel. The breakfast is good, wifi signal very strong. The location allows you to walk to downtown during the day.

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

Thank you for choosing our hotel as your place to stay in San Jose. It's great to know that you had a good experience with our services. Looking forward to welcome you again in the near future

Virginia
Reviewed 27 June 2015

I had need of a last night booking and found a very good deal on Expedia for Dunn Inn. I showed up two hours before published checkin time hoping they could take me early, and it was no problem at all. The staff was great, and there is a big security guard on duty overnight. The room, although a little...

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

Thank you for your nice comments. Looking forward to welcome you again

San Diego, California
Reviewed 17 June 2015

I have stayed at the Dunn Inn approximately 6 times over the last three years, and continue coming back for more. Of all the boutique hotels I have seen in San Jose, the Dunn still provides good value, though I have noticed the cost rising. (Just like everything else in Costa Rica.) My stay on this last trip was on...

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

I want to thank you for taking the time to give us your feed back about your recent stay with us. It is important for us to know what are we doing right and what are the points that we need to work on. The Food and Beverage department was given in administration to another company since February. They kept...

Gulf Breeze, Florida
Reviewed 16 June 2015

I always enjoy staying at the Hotel Dunn Inn. I have stayed at this hotel 6 times over the past 8 years. The staff is friendly and always very helpful. Some of the rooms are very small so I choose the larger rooms. Price has always been very good.

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

First of all I want to thank you for choosing our hotel as your place to stay in San Jose. We try to improve the service we offer to our clients and we hope to welcome back in the near future

Chandler Heights, Arizona
Reviewed 11 June 2015

The hotel is very clean and the staff are great. Room rates are reasonable. The cab driver that works for the hotel made the ride to the airport very pleasant, even at 5am. Bar ran out of Imperial beer the last night I was there.

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

Thank you for your nice comments about the hotel. We have recently changed the administration of the restaurant but I will make sure to mention to them the situation with the beer during your last night.

Maui, Hawaii
Reviewed 5 June 2015

This was my thirty straight year of staying at the Hotel Dunn Inn. As always, the people at the Dunn Inn were great to me, the cleanliness was great and the overall experience was excellent. I will be back for year thirty-one!

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Laura B, Gerente at Hotel Dunn Inn, responded to this review

It is a joy to know that a customer can become part of our family Dunn. Thank you for all these years! We are looking forward for your 31 visit!!!

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 June 2015

An excellent option for staying in downtown San Jose. It's located in an area that is not the "quaintest" neighborhood in the world - some would say it's kind of seedy and dangerous, but I live in CR and can say that this part of town is actually increasingly peppered with bohemian cafes and nice little restaurants and art spaces.

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

Thank you for sharing your comments about the hotel and the area. As you mentioned in your review this area is getting more cafes, art galeries and great restaurants. We are glad to see improvements in the historial part of San Jose.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $71 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Dunn Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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“Room 11 is windowless and located next to a busy staircase that is noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Jarko2015, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Any room other than 27”
 of 5 bubbles PaulT146, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a first floor room that was very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Tbosgreen, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Make sure to request a room with air-conditioner. Each has fans and remain cool primarily with or without the A/C.”
 of 5 bubbles Parrish451, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Just ask the front desk to help you with your needs before you arrive.”
 of 5 bubbles mauimo70, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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