Stayed two nights in December. Safe, pretty, central location. A couple of great restaurants close by for dinner. Breakfast is included with copious amounts of coffee. Service from the team is exceptional - they really cannot do enough for you, and the bonus, as in most parts of Costa Rica is there are bilingual speakers everywhere, both Spanish and English.
The room - stayed in the Ginsberg room (room 9) - small room, single very comfy bed, awesome shower, nice breeze as has two window aspects up top. I have heard from people staying here with me that the larger rooms are really quite nice. The communal areas are really quite funky, with lots of nice little touches.
I didn't mark this as 5 stars purely because my room was the "box room" of the hotel. However, I have already pre-booked for my last night before flying out home.. so it has already served it's purpose!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hemingway Inn is an authentic Spanish mansion in Barrio Amón. Hemingway Inn is a famously photographed building in San José, Costa Rica. Though the city has grown around it, it was originally built as a large hacienda for the family of a wealthy coffee plantation owner in the 1920´s. Though none of the seventeen guest rooms are the same, they all have singles, queen or king beds, WiFi/Wireless Internet, cable television with over 60 channels in English and Spanish, telephone with free calls within Costa Rica (and ability to make international calls with a credit card or charged to your bill).Hemingway Inn is in an excellent location, in the historic quarter of Barrio Amon San José, within easy walking distance of all the museums, great restaurants, the National Theater,Parks, souvenir shopping, banking, the central market and the infamous night life circuit.It will be a pleasure to host you at the Hemingway Inn. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hemingway Hotel San Jose
- Hemingway Inn Costa Rica/San Jose