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Hotel Dunn Inn

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Calle 5, Avenida 11 | Historical Barrio Amon, San Jose 1000, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We checked in around 3pm. The friendly door man helped us unload our luggage from the car, and directed me to the hotel's secure parking lot. The front desk is a small but classic setting, with cubbies for each room's key. The hotel is small and its halls have the cozy feel of a home turned in to hotel. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the hotel, the very good service, friendly employees. The restaurant/bar was good. The hotel provides a fenced parking. Overall we found the hotel to be a bit expensive. The hotel provides good access to the main highway junctions.

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Jaco, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is exremely cute and cozy. Staff are friendly and very protective of the guests. Very quite and clean. A short walk from points of interests, depending what you are interested in. A pleasant experience.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I use tripadvisor extensively, I travel globally and use large corporate branded hotels at the discretion of my employer. When I travel at my expense, I prefer small independent hotels. I also advise the reader of this review,, I do not spend time contributing to negative reviews unless it is a matter of safety or health. Enough said Hotel Dunn... More 

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Suwanee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2nd time I stayed exact same room, clean, quiet and comfortable. The staff is excellent. They do charge alot to wash clothes there. The breakfast is very basic so i hit the avenieda central to find my desayuno. This is a quality hotel with good people. I will stay here again.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a couple, we arrived at midnight and the room was clean and ready for us. The stuff was verry helpful and kind, answered all our extensive questions. The location is fine, everything was walking distance. Good hotel for the price!

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel front desk greeted me with a smile upon my arrival. The hotel was in impeccable condition. The room had looked as though it had been recently renovated. As i walked through the hotel each staff person greeted me with a smile. I would highly recommend this hotel.

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Laura B, General Manager at Hotel Dunn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing our hotel as your place to stay in San Jose. We are glad that you enjoyed your experience with our hotel and staff. Looking forward to welcome you again. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this gem by accident trying to find a different hotel. Walked in front door of this building near the center of San Jose to find directions to another property and was awestruck at the unique interior, dark, rich warm and oozing with class! Did not think the Dunn Inn would be near my price range but what's the harm... More 

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Laura B, General Manager at Hotel Dunn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments about the decoration and charm of the hotel. I will make sure to share your nice review with Ian and the rest of our staff. We are glad to know you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to welcome you again in San Jose. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms were clean, internet was very good. We stayed there during Super Bowl Sunday, and the restaurant was very crowded- clearly an expat hang out. There were several clearly prostitutes hanging around the lounge, so if that is not your scene I would suggest vacating for the evening. Restaurant has very American-style food. Location is pretty good, right downtown. Maids... More 

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Laura B, General Manager at Hotel Dunn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feed back. Our main goal is to satisfy our client's expectations. Regarding your comments about the restaurant of the hotel I will like to inform you it is no longer a sport bar. The restaurant is under new administration since February 2015 and it changed its name to Alma de... More 

Rainbow City, Alabama
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As always for the past 5 years the hotel has provided excellent service and cleanliness. Understanding businesses from east to western hemispheres I realize that restaurants and businesses change hands and in this transitional period it is often difficult. But I believe the restaurant and bar in years past called Rick's will bounce back and be better than ever.

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Laura B, General Manager at Hotel Dunn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice comments about the service and cleanliness of our hotel during your last stay with us. We try to improve the services we offer to our clients. We are confident that the restaurant and bar will meet our client's expectations. Looking forward to welcome you again at the Dunn Inn. More 

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