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Hemingway Inn

Avenida 9, Calle 9 | Barrio Amon, San Jose 10000, Costa Rica
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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here our last night in CR after traveling the "gringo" trail. Initially, the hotel had a charming, vintage but functional aesthetic to it. We figured we could look past the fan that was buzzing because the motor bearings were worn out, or the sink that wasn't attached to the cabinet, or the bugs that came... More 

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Tola, Nicaragua
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had only one night here (thank God) on route to San Jose airport. Didn't realize this wasn't an airport hotel so I was told I needed to pay $30 to take a private shuttle to the airport...only to find out I could have taken a taxi for about half the price..The worse part though was the room! The noise... More 

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London, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Genuinely pleasant place with a very nice host. He gave us some interesting local tips and was happy to help out with anything we needed. They happily collected us from the airport, for a reasonable price after we emailed them. The rooms are nothing special, but then nor are the prices. You want the full 5 star, red carpet treatment... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 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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Victorville, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
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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