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Grandpas Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Panama City, Panama
Reviewed 6 November 2010

We stayed 1 night with my wife and 4 years'old daughter in this hotel because we did not want to stay in San Jose. We slept in the huge 2 beds room (around 50m2 with the bathroom) near the breakfast room The room was extremely beautiful and clean The breakfast was enjoyable and the staff very nice and helpful The...

Thank Nicolino1974
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 27 July 2010

Great people, great location, great views, great food and great experience...!!!! They make you feel like at home at all times. I will come back very soon. An experience to remember... Manuel Cristobal

Thank Madrid1164
New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 June 2010

Grandpa's is a place I look forward to returning to soon. We enjoyed our stay there immensely. The accomodations were marvelous and the location for our travels wonderful. The owners and staff made sure we were comfortable and we felt right at home with all of the interaction and the homemade breakfast. All the guests interacted with each other and...

Thank jackiejune
Reviewed 31 May 2010

The people running Grandpas are always doing their best to accommodate guests. They go above and beyond doing this making it a pleasurable stay from the moment you get off the plane till the time you leave. The location is beautiful being on the mountainside with clean air and lush green grass and well kept gardens.

Thank reality24
Goshen, Indiana
Reviewed 30 May 2010

Very welcoming staff who were available when needed but otherwise were "behind the scenes." And they were great cooks, serving full and delicious breakfasts. Take a sweatshirt; evenings get cool.

Thank Porky081
Reviewed 27 April 2010

The hotel is on the rustic side. We stayed in a wooden cabin. No frills but clean and the staff was exceptionally nice and helpful. The inexpensive laundry service was a big plus.

Thank iblt
Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 14 April 2010

My husband and I stayed in a Cabina up the hill a little bit. The cabins were really nice. They were clean. The people were very nice. I cannot remember the name of the gentleman who helped us, but he was very kind and considerate, even giving us beers! Breakfast was delicious of Pinto Gallo and fresh fruit and delicious...

Thank thesilversurpher
Reviewed 21 February 2010

We have family in Cartago and visit as often as possible. This last trip we chose to stay at Grandpa's because it was conviently located near our family & it was highly recommended by friends. What a wonderful experience! We were treated as if we were family and even though we don't speak Spanish, we never felt like we burdened...

Thank JS42DAY
Reviewed 21 January 2010

We felt welcomed from the moment we made our reservations!! Gustavo and the hotel staff went out of their way to make us feel good and solve our travel logistics. Our room was big with a chimney. The staff was willing to do whatever posible to meet our needs. They were very nice at all times. Gustavo contacted us even...

Thank guttentag
Reviewed 16 January 2010

Very good situated on the flanks of the Volcan Irazu National Park. We had some delays driving thru San Jose, so we needed a place for one night in the Cartago area. We noticed the Grandpa's Hotel sign and decided to stay there if they had a room available. The staff is very helpful. They even helped out with the...

Thank Martijn1974

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grandpas' Hotel is located a few miles away from Irazu Volcano. A mountain hotel with wood cabins on the mountain top. Because it's so small we offer great one-on-one service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grandpas Hotel

Address: Cot de Oreamuno, Cartago | Carretera al Volcán Irazú, Cartago 543 7050, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Cartago > Cartago
Price Range: $109 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“cabin rooms beautiful veiws”
dial620, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The hotel was able to help arrange airport travel.”
110cathyj, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Cabin 11 is where I stayed (2 bedrooms). There is a beautiful view from the front as well as from the back.”
bhawkins24, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“cabins provide no value and are a step down in appointments and comfort.”
KatharineC945, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The room off the back side of the breakfast room is huge, with two comfy double beds, plus a good size bathroom. There are two recliners and a "bench" covered in carpet along two walls, which makes the room a great party room for a bigger group. The only downside is there is not a mini-fridge in the room to store beverages for the party. On the upside, the kitchen crew let us store beers in the fridge in the kitchen :)”
CLehnerSmith, 26 May 2015 | Read review
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