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Hemingway Inn

Avenida 9, Calle 9 | Barrio Amon, San Jose 10000, Costa Rica
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Ranked #15 of 61 San Jose B&B and Inns
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is In a safe neighborhood. Has rustic charm. The breakfast was traditional and very good. It was a little noisy due to the window not shutting but other than that it was great for backpacking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Good location to expore city. Not far from middle of city but in quite area. Old home converted into inn has real charm. All the rooms little different. Had local cat walk into room and sit on bed, very friendly. Would say this was laid back spot!

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Arequipa Region, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I dont know how to begin this review because this place has the best owners you can meet= Romy and Deacon are awesome! We stayed in this place for 3 nights. First, the location is strategically located in the downtown San Jose, walking distance to the main restaurants and grocery store. We had 2 different rooms and we loved it!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is my favourite hotel in San Jose, and I've stayed there many times, for a number of reasons; It's very SAFE. As a woman traveler, this is always a Number 1 priority and I always feel safe at the Hemingway Inn. In addition: 1. Clean rooms, uniquely decorated. Beds are comfortable and generally there is hot water available for... More 

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Otterbach, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Close to the city center, restaraunts, ATMs. The staff was very nice and the breakfast was delicious. Internet was free, but availability and speed depended on where in the room you were. We had a corner room with windows on the street so it was a bit noisy, nothing earplugs at night couldn't fix. The room itself wasn't all that... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My husband and I stayed a night after ending our month long vacation. The hotel room was old and a feel of being at home in your own bed. Though I think they should use all white sheets to give the room a more clean look. The fan gives a squirting noise that should need to be fixed. The lighting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Very, very nice and helping staff, always smiling and giving good advice. Perfect location (quiet) and near city center Local call/wi fi/pc use/breakfast/coffee at any time FREE Good offer of all kind of tours Small but comfortable room Very good compromise between price and quality I really enjoyed my stay (2 nights) !!! PURA VIDA!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Well, if you consider dirty rooms that are old and very poorly furnished old world charm, then this is the place for you. Yes, the staff can be nice, but they can also be very unhelpful at times. It is well located if you want to be near downtown and some great restaurants. However, it is on a corner of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

stayed here to start a tour. Room of 4 with the tiniest of bathrooms. Beds comfy but ceiling fan v v noisy. Staff exceedingly friendly and helpful and breakfast was really good for money. Nothing fancy to hotel but good all the same

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We found the place on hotels.com a couple of hours before arrival. It is basic, but very charming. The staff is great, helpful and very friendly! Nice restaurants close by and a very short walk to city centre. We were allowed to park right in front of the door and felt very safe.

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