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Hotel Grano de Oro San Jose
Ranked #1 of 78 Hotels in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 24 January 2013

This hotel is everything that is promised. You can easily walk downtown and to various museums, markets and sights. It is a beautiful hotel with lovely rooms. The staff is great, they are attentive and extremely helpful. Their restaurant is excellent and very fairly priced. I would definitely return and highly recommend a stay here when in San Jose!

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Reviewed 24 January 2013

I have stayed at the Hotel Grano de Oro many times and it is always a delight. The hotel is lovely with very well appointed rooms. Some rooms have outdoor patios. The restaurant is very good, room service is good and extremely fast. The best part about Hotel Grano de Oro though is the people. The service at this hotel is impeccable. The people are warm and friendly and always extremely helpful. If you find yourself in San Jose, Costa Rica, for one night or many, I would highly recommend this hotel.

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Reviewed 23 January 2013

Attention to detail, room quality, service was outstanding! Just felt like we were in Paradise. I would give it another star if it was by a beach! We had 2 nights here and it was bliss - so much so I wanted to stay and enjoy the property for longer but not so sure about San Jose itself. Had New Year's eve dinner here and the food was delicious - thank you so much. Your staff were excellent. Nice easy stroll to the centre of town also!

  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 January 2013

It was a lovely mansion with rooms of little courtyards with lots of green.
Loved the restaurant that has a great menu and service. There is a courtyard in the middle of the mansion and we loved sitting there - just lovely!

Stayed: December 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 23 January 2013

The Grano de Oro exceeded our very high expectations in every way. The place is beautiful and it is managed in the most pleasant and professional manner. The rooms are lovely and the restaurant is exceptional.

The staff was extremely accommodating from the time of reservation through departure. They even tracked down a pair of glasses that we had left in a van that drove us to a great canopy tour arranged through the hotel.

We can wholeheartedly recommend Hotel Grano de Oro to anyone staying in San Jose.

  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 January 2013

We stayed in this hotel which has the perfect location in San jose... (between East & West)

Grano de Oro was a luscious , comfortable home away from home on our last 2 visits to San Jose
The food is delicious, the personnel very helpful and the rooms have a 'plantation house' feel about them.

We used the bar and restaurant to entertain friends and family and we always felt at home...

we will be back!

  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 22 January 2013

This is a great hotel created out of a series of old buildings. Attractive rooms, many of which face a landscaped courtyard. Fabulous restaurant - a combination of inside and outside dining with wonderful food and service. As a plus, the location is near the end of the Pan American Highway and easy to find and close to Metropolitan Park for walking or running. By far the best hotel in a somewhat run down city.

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Additional Information about Hotel Grano de Oro San Jose

Address: Calle 30, between avenida 2 y 4, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
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Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in San Jose
#1 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#1 Luxury Hotel in San Jose
#2 Family Hotel in San Jose
#6 Business Hotel in San Jose
Price Range: $222 - $459 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Grano de Oro San Jose 4*
Number of rooms: 35
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A converted Tropical Victorian mansion, the Grano de Oro Boutique hotel offers the warmth and comfort of staying in a private home with all the amenities of a Luxury hotel. Service is paramount and the always smiling staff welcomes guests to their “home away from home” time and again. ... more   less 
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