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Hemingway Inn

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Avenida 9, Calle 9 | Barrio Amon, San Jose 10000, Costa Rica
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Ranked #14 of 54 San Jose B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week 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
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Antigua, Guatemala
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40 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Hong Kong, China
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62 reviews 62 reviews
44 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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London, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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27 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

We were lucky enough to get the Hemingway room #4 and had a nice stay here. French doors opened up to a balcony overlooking the street and we had plenty of nice natural light in the room. The staff were friend and helpful. The hotel oozes character and is a very unique place to stay. Beers are available and their... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Good value hotel. Nothing fancy but basic and clean and the breakfast for $5 US is delicious. Highly recommend the pancakes!! The staff here are helpful and the hotel is close to the main shops, restaurants and museums. The wifi isn't great so don't expect to use it for skype.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I stayed at the Hemingway Inn for two weeks in March 2014. I know a lot of hotels in San Jose, but at this moment the H.I. is probably the best bargain you can get. It is centrally located, has nice rooms, a nice bar and the staff is really special. Hard to find such nice people in San Jose.... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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22 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Hemmingway Inn was basic but comfortable. The bed was a bit worn out, but the rooms were clean and there was plenty of hot water. I think some rooms near the reception could be a bit noisy. Location was good and you could easily walk into the main streets. There are eating places close by. Breakfast was available for $5.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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54 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I love this hotel! Its in a great location, steps from the downtown shops and restaurants and a very safe place to stay. Its super clean and has amazing staff. The team really goes the extra mile: Tony at the front desk went out of his way to find us an affordable cab to take us to an airport hotel... More

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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
Hemingway Inn Costa Rica/San Jose

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