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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had the family suite that I shared with two friends for two nights in San Jose. Beautiful hardwood floors, comfortable bed and very nice bathroom. It was great for three people and very quiet at night. The hotel is historic and the renovation is very well done. Gas Lanterns in the restaurant are very beautiful. We had such a... More 

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Oklahoma City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Grano de Oro is sophisticated, elegant, gracious and beautiful. The garden suite where I stayed is gorgeous, quiet and a true refuge. The food at the hotel restaurant is delicious. Do not even consider staying anywhere else in San Jose. A special thank you to Marco, Omar and Ivannia from me. As I was checking out in the lovely... More 

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we travel to Costa Rica (about every other year), we watch our pennies (or colones), but as we fly into San Jose, our first and last nights are always at the Grano de Oro. If you are going to spluge anyplace in Costa Rica, this is the place! The prices are no more expensive than high end hotel/restaurant here... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for our last night in Costa Rica and the hotel is beautiful, although it's a little walk to get to the city centre. Lovely, clean, well appointed rooms with an upgrade to garden room (well worth it) making it feel like a little paradise in the city. The hot tubs on the roof were a great extra and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our stay at the hotel Grano De Or was simply amazing!!! To start, the food is amazing, and the restaurant and hotel staff were very attentive. It was my birthday, and they remembered both when we checked in, and also on the morning of (it's hard to say no to a breakfast desert)! The staff gave great recommendations, helped us... More 

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Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Couldn't fault our stay. Staff was great; check-in was efficient. Although hotel is located away from the 'real' center, this makes it more quiet and safe, and it's a 20-minute walk or a cheap taxi ride ($3-$4) to the city center. Some restaurants and a supermarket are close by, and it's next to all the car rental companies (convenient for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was exactly what we needed after our flight. It is extremely well appointed and the restaurant must be one of the finest in the city. It is cozy yet luxurious. I won't stay anywhere else when I'm in San Jose. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. I highly recommend this place!!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped one night here after flying in to Costa Rica before starting a tour of the country. Was a lovely, relaxing introduction to the country and it's hospitality. A charming place with great food.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having spent six weeks travelling through Central America and staying in some rather basic hotels, I was over the moon when I arrived at Hotel Grano de Ora. It certainly is all a luxury hotel should be, and an oasis in the madness of San Jose. My room was large, spotless and uber comfortable, and the bed was fabulous. Generally,... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights in a charming quaint room. They upgraded us to one with a fountain and garden. It was very welcoming and relaxing. The staff was excellent with a top priority of comfort and service. Although breakfast was included, two days we had tours leaving before breakfast and they packed us a wonderful breakfast each day. Reception was... More 

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