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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 55 San Jose B&B and Inns
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Cozumel
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8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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Antigua, Guatemala
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171 reviews 171 reviews
41 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
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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Hong Kong, China
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52 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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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14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
27 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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Christchurch
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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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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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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