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Hotel Grano de Oro San Jose

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Calle 30, between avenida 2 y 4, San Jose 1007, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very lovely and quiet setting in the middle of the city. Very colonial feel. Staff were extremely helpful and nice. The setting was nice with rooms looking out to the lush garden. Rooms were very clean. I would definitely stay here again.

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Brighton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family were booked in here for the first and last nights of our two week trip. The hotel has a great atmosphere , staff were very helpful ( extending check out for us on request ) and the restaurant is excellent . The beds were the most comfortable hotel beds I have slept in and our rooms opened into... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel was lovely. The rooms were very comfortable, clean and modern. Lovely internal gardens. Staff were very helpful and professional. The attached restaurant was also great. Walking distance to the city centre. Highly recommend.

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Lier, België
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63 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Second time we stayed in this hotel. Just like the previous time I couldn't think of anything that wasn't good. Friendly staff, nice rooms, good quality beds, cosy hotel layout, overall cleanliness very good. Breakfast was great as well, fresh juices, extensive choice, attentive waiters.

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Bellville, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My group of 9 travelers needed two separate overnight stays in San Jose 11 days apart. This was for the sake of conveniently book-ending a 10-day scuba trip with a nice hotel not far from the airport. Hotel Grano de Oro served this need perfectly. We all thoroughly enjoyed this beautiful boutique hotel where the staff and service are fantastic,... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful place. Greeted by kind and knowledgable receptionist, who noted we were getting an upgrade for our initial two-night stay (couldn't promise about final night in Costa Rica some weeks later, but they upgraded us then, too). Asked if we needed any information about local things to do, and made very good suggestions. Lovely room(s). They have on-site parking that... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our flights from the US to a resort in Golfito required an overnight in San Jose and we could not have chosen a better place. Although the hotel is not in downtown San Jose, if you are only doing an overnight it is definitely a great place to stay, especially for the restaurant which is awesome. Really awesome. The hotel... More 

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Federal Way, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On my first night in Costa Rica, I stayed at the Hotel Grano de Oro and I was completely blown away by the beauty of the building. The hotel staff were friendly, accommodating, and so helpful. My room was stunning and so comfortable! I had dinner in the restaurant and was treated so well, I wasn't sure if I was... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is a charming, nicely restored Victorian mansion with unique rooms throughout. Some are quite basic, like ours was, while others offer private patios and gardens with fountains. The service is excellent, with very attendant and responsive staff, who kindly arranged in advance private transportation from our previous hotel (2.5 hrs away), and of course to the airport, all... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifully restored building in a rough neighborhood. Room was clean and beautifully furnished. Amenities include a terrace with exactly 4 chairs, laundry service, a minibar, coffeemaker, two coffee mugs and two (2) 6 oz tumblers. No gym, no options outside of the tony restaurant, no turn down service. It's a lovely building. Friendly staff seem somehow limited. For the money,... More 

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