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Hotel Dunn Inn

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 17 April 2014

I have stayed at the Dunn Inn 4 times on my last two trips to Costa Rica last year (2013). Each time I have stayed there the service has been excellent. I have been both picked up and dropped off at San Jose International Airport by transportation provided by the hotel, and the transportation fee has been reasonable. The rooms... More 

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Reviewed 11 April 2014

This trip I spent 3 days at the dentist. The Dunn inn made special meals for me.I could only have soft food. The food was very good. It was a nice touch. They went out of their way to make me comfortable. If you are going to the dentist on your trip this is a good place the dentist office... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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Reviewed 11 April 2014

We stayed in Hotel Dunn Inn for two nights and thought it was excellent. Good service, nice restaurant and bar--really friendly staff. The location was great--walking distance to downtown, but a little removed so not noisy. The rooms are really tiny, but we weren't in our room except to sleep (pretty much that is all you can do in your... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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Reviewed 10 April 2014

Reasonably priced, quite, perfect location. You can walk to the Central Market and many other spots. Rooms are clean and service is excellent. Food is pretty good too. Try the Azteca soup. You'll love it!

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Mesa, Arizona
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Reviewed 10 April 2014

We stayed at this hotel our last night in Costa Rica...we transferred our final night from their hotel in Jaco. Hotel Dunn was clean, nice with friendly people. Service from Hotel 9 after trying to get our refund from our last night we didn't stay there has been awful. They do not respond to many email and phone requests...guess it's... More 

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toronto
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Reviewed 10 April 2014

it is a good convenient place to stay if in town. i recommend taking taxi to get around at night.the food was very good, not cheap but good. the taxi is 25$ to get to the airport from here. i have always stayed here if in town, very convenient and nice.

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

Thanks for your comment. We are glad that you visit us while you are in Costa Rica. Looking forward to welcome you again More 

New York
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

Stayed here in advance of our flight out. Location is good for getting out and about, and is about 20-25 min drive to the airport if no traffic. The service from everyone we interacted with was very good, everyone was friendly and helpful, and any questions we had were addressed right away. We used the hotel's driver to get to... More 

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

Thank you for your comments. I'm glad our staff was able to respond to your needs in an efficient way. The hotel used to be a mansion back in 1929. When it was restored to become a hotel the original structure was respected. Every room has it's own charm. I will like to invite you in your next trip to... More 

New York City, New York
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

I stayed at the Dunn in for a few days on a quick getaway for golfing and fishing. The room I stayed in was great. It was very clean, just the right amount of space and most importantly very quiet. I slept comfortable and well with no disruptions. The hotel staff was very friendly and always willing to help. I... More 

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

Thank you for your comments. We have very honest staff working for us. We are proud of them. We are looking forward to see you in your next trip. More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 24 March 2014

I loved this place. It is the cleanest hotel in central american bar none. The bar is great just don´t fall off the stools as the drinks are stonge their beds are comfortable. the hotels employees are the best people alway willing to help. the rooms are large and comfortable the prices are fair! I have stayed here many times... More 

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Auburn, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2014

We were picked up by shuttle at the airport, even with a late arrival. The hotel is an old mansion and is very quaint. The staff was very friendly and offered to have a driver take us to the Hotel Nine. The driver let us stop for a tour and there was no extra charge. We also stayed there our... More 

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Mairin, thanks for staying at the D.I. and our sister hotel at the beach, The Hotel Nine. We look forward to your next stay. More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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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: €51 - €103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Dunn Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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Hotel Dunn San Jose
Hotel Dunn Inn Costa Rica/San Jose
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#15 Business Hotel in San Jose
#15 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
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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”
 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.”
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“Just ask the front desk to help you with your needs before you arrive.”
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