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3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Avenida 9, Calle 9 | Barrio Amon, San Jose 10000, Costa Rica
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Hemingway Inn
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Ranked #15 of 56 San Jose B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Perth, Australia
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is a decently priced boutique hotel with an Ernest Hemingway theme. The staff made my stay there GREAT! They have tours that you can book right there and pick you up there. Tours range from downtown San Jose to several volcano's to the beach and more. You won't be disappointed, and the price is very close to the tours... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Fantastic people here! My girlfriend and I took a spontaneous trip to Costa Rica and we booked a room here for a week. For the price, it was just what we needed. We had a small bedroom with a bathroom. Right from the beginning the staff made it very warm for my gf and I. They answered every single question... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Charming old building, rooms are clean and well looked after. The entire hotel just oozes old world charm. Lovely murals on the walls, reading area, and courtyard. It's walking distance to all the main attractions of the city, but it's just far enough out that you get quiet. Owners are wonderful people!! Also a really good breakfast for 5USD

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

It's not just the name - the Hemingway Inn. This is a top class place to stay. I was inspired by my visit. The owner Deacon, has released a top class book and he has travelled and worked all over the world, such a cool guy to run a guesthouse of this name. Then there's the Hemingway link - a... More 

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Coatepec, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Clean and basic hotel located in a nice, historic neighborhood. Great staff and service. Hotel is within walking distance of many restaurants and shopping. The hotel has a fantastic selection of books to read and is great for the avid reader. The breakfast is also wonderful and is US $5.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I stayed here as part of a tour and stayed in room 7 the room was OK, nothing special but functional. It would benefit from a repaint, a door on the bathroom, retiling in the bathroom and connecting the bedside light to an electricity source.

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Address: Avenida 9, Calle 9 | Barrio Amon, San Jose 10000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hemingway Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Hemingway Hotel San Jose
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