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Hotel Dunn Inn

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Lake Charles
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When I arrived it was around 9 pm. The neighborhood looked pretty sketchy but the hotel was nice and clean. The guys at the desk in the lobby were SUPER helpful and friendly! Once I was in my room I didn't worry about the surrounding area and felt safe. Hotel was definitely fine for a one night stay.

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Good Afternoon. Thank you very much for such a nice comments about our Hotel. We really appreciate you took the time for give us your feedback and share your experience it's very important and help us to improve the service We offer to our guests. Hope you have you once again with us! Best Regards! Hotel Dunn Inn. Angie Rivas....

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was comfortable. Clean. Staff was nice and helpful. The street corner of the hotel is a bit noisy with fairly heavy traffic in the evening. location is great, always a cab just around the corner.

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Angie R, Management Assistant at Hotel Dunn Inn, responded to this review

Good Morning. Thank you very much for such a nice comments about our Hotel. We really appreciate you took the time for give us your feedback and share your experience it's very important and help us to improve the service We offer to our guests. Hope you have you once again with us! Best Regards! Hotel Dunn Inn. Angie Rivas....

La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I had a spacious room in the hotel with a large bathroom. It was handy for town and very nice throughout. It took 1.5 hours to get to the hotel from the airport at rush hour and it is close to the bus station too.

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Good Morning. Thank you for choosing our Hotel for your stay. We really appreciate it you took the time to share your experience with others it help us to improve every day the service we offer to our guests. Hope to receive you in a near future once again. Have a beautiful day! Best Regards! Hotel Dunn Inn. Angie Rivas....

Reviewed 11 March 2017

Stayed here at the beginning and end of a g tour and the service and rooms were great. Worth it for the traditional breakfast and solid coffee on offer. Free wifi was also a nice touch. Would stay here again.

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Good Morning. Thank you very much for such a nice comments about our Hotel. We really appreciate you took the time for give us your feedback and share your experience it's very important and help us to improve the service We offer to our guests. Hope you have you once again with us! Best Regards! Hotel Dunn Inn. Angie Rivas....

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The room was quite nice and the restaurant that is attached to the hotel was great. What ruined it for me was the traffic noise: shouting, honking engine noise. On our last night the whole building was shaking like a huge truck motor was running. Not very restful at all.

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Thank you for choosing our hotel as your place to stay in San Jose. We appreciate your feed back. It helps us to improve the service we offer to our clients.

SWansea
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here on three separate nights. First night we were in room 24, very spacious but we didn't like how dark it was. Spent the other two nights in room 16 which was much smaller but we preferred it because it was much lighter. Had breakfast there three times. A bit expensive for what you got but the dining room...

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Thank you for choosing our hotel as your place to stay in Costa Rica. Thank you for your feed back, it helps us to improve the service we offer to our clients.

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed for three nights upon arrival in Costa Rica. First time in the country, the hotel was situated close enough to San Jose's city center to easily walk yet far enough away to be relatively quiet. The staff were extremely welcoming and able to accommodate our very limited Spanish. The room was small, but only used it for sleeping so...

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Laura B, Gerente 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 your stay with us. Thank you for your nice review. We hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is a very quaint, friendly hotel, walking distance to all the sites in San Jose. It's at the foot of a fairly gentle hill that leads to the central parks and the cathedrals. The staff are warm and welcoming and there's a very lively restaurant on site that attracts locals in the evenings. The rooms are spacious and comfortable...

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

Thank you for choosing our hotel as your place to stay in San Jose. Also, thank you for your feed back about the property. It help us to improve the service we provide to our clients. Regarding the laminated business card, it's an extra service we offer our clients in case they prefer to leave their passports in the room's...

Reviewed 23 November 2016

staff is super friendly and very quite location, regular rooms are small but the suites are amazing. good spot to stay in san jose, costa rica its in downtown near everything, pineapple juice and the pancakes are amazing

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Thank you for choosing our hotel as your place to stay in San Jose. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back in the near future.

Lewes, Delaware
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Came down with my girlfriend this trip and was looking for a quieter place to stay than the usual. Hotel Dunn was everything I expected and more. The rooms are actually nicer than the pictures and it looked like they were in the process of renovating all of the rooms. The free breakfast wasn't that good but I can't complain...

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Thank you for choosing our hotel as your place to stay in San Jose. We would love to welcome you back in your next trip to Costa Rica

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 any way possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Dunn Inn

Address: Calle 5, Avenida 11, San Jose 11681-1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $75 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Dunn Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 28
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Hotel Dunn Inn Costa Rica/San Jose
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#7 Best Value Hotel in San Jose
#15 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#15 Business Hotel in San Jose
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“upper floors are the best. Overall a quiet hotel”
swampthing542, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 11 is windowless and located next to a busy staircase that is noisy.”
Jarko2015, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Any room other than 27”
PaulT146, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a first floor room that was very quiet”
Tbosgreen, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Make sure to request a room with air-conditioner. Each has fans and remain cool primarily with or without the A/C.”
Parrish451, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
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