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Hotel Dunn Inn

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Llaint is the new restaurant. Nobody is friendly except for two girls - Katarina and Xaviera who have been there over the yesrs. All new servers were not friendly at all and some nights the y would close very early.

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Laura B, Gerente at Hotel Dunn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feed back about your recent stay with us. I'll make sure to express your comments with the restaurant administrator. Feed back from our clients help us to improve the service we provide to our clients. More 

Montréal
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Room wasn't like the picture, very very smal, not hot water, no pressure. Prostitution just in front of the hotel, very insistent... The hotel is nice like a old colonial place, good restaurant next to it....

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

We wanted to have an afternoon in San Jose before heading out on our adventure and the Dunn Inn delivered nicely! They let us check in at noon which was a huge plus! The room was clean and priced right, and the staff was very helpful! The bed was really comfortable too. They even arranged a car rental for us... More 

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

This hotel is used by older American men to invite prostitutes to their rooms. I became aware of this during my first and second night (the walls are thin and I was kept up until 1am). I realised something was odd when I checked into the hotel and made me sign a document to agree that guests were allowed in... More 

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

We would like to thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay with us. When a client book a room is for single occupancy. It's part of the routine to explain that if a second person checks in has an extra charge. The hotel has received clients for the past 20 years and we are glad... More 

Dallas, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Staff needs a little more training on how to treat guest coming from other countries. Updated the decor we are in 2016 not 1976. Trying to overcharge guest at check out time for items that were supposedly used or damage is a little pathetic. I'm guessing the guy at the front desk thought I was his meal ticket. It's like... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

The tile in the shower need to be changed. It was very slippery and I had a hard time standing without falling. The fan in one of the rooms did not work. A deadbolt lock need to be put on the front door. It only had a thumb lock with can be picked with a nail file.

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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. If you can be so kind I will like to contact you in order to find out the room that you stayed at in order to check the points you are describing. If you can write to me at laura@hoteldunninn.com I would appreciate it. More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We stayed for only one night. The smalest room is big enought compared to other places. All over a nice place to stay. Good location very close to the city. Very friendly and helpful staff. Breakfast dould be better.

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

We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your nice comments about the hotel and our staff. I appreciate your feed back about breakfast. Our main commitment is to improve the service we offer to our clients More 

Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

We stayed at the Hotel Dunn Inn during a visit to San Jose for some dental work. We found the hotel to be very nice, clean, and secure. We especially appreciated the efforts they've put forth in the last year or so transforming the dining area in to, in our opinion, the best variety of Gourmet Costa Rican food and... More 

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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 you enjoyed the new concept of the restaurant. We try to improve the service we provide to our clients every single day. I'll share with the restaurant manager your nice comments about the food and service. Looking forward to welcome you back in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

I spent a night at the hotel room are small , lot of noise during the morning due the doors and walls , breakfast was pretty basic ( no buffet) Paid $100 for the night 1 queen bed Not really safe area So i went about 2 mn away to the Radisson way better and cheaper bigger rooms with 2... More 

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Laura B, Gerente at Hotel Dunn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay with us. We always try to exceed our clients expectations. I'm sorry we were not able to make your stay a pleasant one. If you can be so kind I will appreciate if you can write to me telling me what room did you stay at. My e-mail... More 

Middlebury, Vermont
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Stayed here several times during a three month stint in CR. Good location in the city. Great restaurant next door and several others in neighborhood. Liked the neighborhood. Staff very helpful. Stained glass suite top notch.

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Laura B, Gerente at Hotel Dunn Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments. It's great to find out you enjoyed your stay with us. I'm glad you liked room Lari. We hope to welcome you back at the Dunn More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are happy to help you while in San Jose, Costa Rica, if you don't speak Spanish or in case you want to feel more at home.This charming 1929 mansion is known for providing exceptionally friendly service and is a favorite among many locals. From the moment you arrive you will experience firsthand the warmth of Costa Rican hospitality and enjoy the benefits of a full service hotel with excellent value. The New Standard for San Jose Costa Rica Hotels...The 28 guests rooms are attractively decorated with warm, rich woods, original brick, hand-painted native artwork, colorful quilts, and have indigenous BriBri Indian names. All are equipped with quality linens, cable television with over 60 channels in English and Spanish, mini bar, direct telephone service, ceiling fan, private bath, clock radio, hairdryer, fresh flowers, local information and a free map of Costa Rica. The hotel has wireless internet in all rooms, two Internet stations, parking, 24-hour security, car rental and tourist information, laundry service, business services, safe deposit boxes, room service, and an onsite barbershop. The hotel offers complementary services of tea and coffee 24 hours a day and a late 1pm check out. You will also enjoy breakfast, lunch and / or dinner in the beautiful tropical restaurant and Tropix bar that is truly an oasis in the city; brimming with bromeliads, ferns, orchids and other tropical plants. The daily happy hour from 4pm - 6pm is sure to provide fun and interesting conversation. New to our long list of services is free in-house medical emergency assistance and reasonable medical insurance.Every effort is made to ensure an enjoyable visit and every one of our long term bilingual staff will gladly assist you in anyway possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Dunn Inn

Address: Calle 5, Avenida 11 | Historical Barrio Amon, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $54 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Dunn Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Hotel Dunn San Jose
Hotel Dunn Inn Costa Rica/San Jose
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#4 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#15 Business Hotel in San Jose
#15 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
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