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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
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Charming, pretty and peaceful place to stay. The restaurant is excellent and the garden fountains are beautiful. Rooms are clean but a little small, as are the double beds. The breakfast was also delicious. The rooftop jacuzzis are fun at night.Thank you for a great stay!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a great hotel. It's beautiful on the outside and even better on the inside. We had a room with a lovely patio and fountain. It was s perfect place to relax after exploring the city. The hotel also has a nice jacuzzi deck to enjoy the evenings. Service was friendly and attentive. Breakfast is served in an interior courtyard... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed out last night in San Jose at the Hotel Grano de Oro. It's a beautiful hotel with fabulous service, an absolute must-stay! Located in old downtown there was the most delicious pizza place down the street called, Corner. We wished we would have stayed more nights!

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Mill Valley, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Charming boutique hotel by any standards but a particularly welcome reprieve from San Jose's chaotic streets. First rate hotel with great service and excellent food. No gym but you can use the one at the Radisson nearby for 10 USD. We were in San Jose to take language classes in Barrio Dent. Stayed at another hotel closer to school but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First time to Costa Rica to celebrate my 50th birthday with my sister and mother, so the Hotel Grano de Oro was the best way to start my trip! Our room was amazing and opened up to a beautiful tropical atrium. The staff made us all feel so very special and were quite helpful telling us where to go for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family recently stayed at the Hotel Grano de Oro on the San Jose stretch of our vacation. We have visited San Jose several times before and this was by far my favorite hotel stay. The grounds of the hotel are beautiful with atriums filled with tropical foliage. There are rooms in the courtyard and with courtyard views from upstairs.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What an oasis of luxury and calm in San Jose! We arrived late at night to a beautiful reception with charming staff. A golden glow of yellow light beckoned us into the restaurant area, where diners were luxuriating at the end of their meals. The restaurant inner courtyard and rich woody velvety interiors will be for ever etched in my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for our first night as we arrived from the UK. We were met by charming staff with umbrellas as it was pouring with rain. Lovely receptionist who could not do enough for us. Wonderful cocktails in such a characterful restaurant and bar. We were too pooped to have dinner. Extremely comfortable beds. We loved the garden inside... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotels looks nice. It's an older boutique hotel. Be prepared to be escorted to your room by a guard that will tell you your room comes with hangers and some free coffee filters. Will also show you the bathroom and will take about 5-7 minutes of your time. Also, this is a first hotel where I was given a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed our first night in Costa Rica. Our plane landed at 8:30 pm, so I wanted a place relatively close to the airport. Management was awesome. Security guards waited on the street awaiting our arrival (and they also kept watch over our car during our entire stay), they gave us fresh fruit juice upon arriving, and told us of... More 

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