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Hotel Grano de Oro San Jose

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Reviewed 8 May 2013

The Hotel Grano de Oro is not to be missed if you are staying in San Jose! It's old world charm with the woodwork, transoms, decorative lighting, outdoor gardens, and more! Each room is decorated differently and you will enjoy whatever room you rent! We loved the over sized tub, and the very comfortable bed and linens! Rooms are equipped...

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Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 8 May 2013

My husband and I spent a night at the Grano de Ora on our way home after a trip to Costa Rica . We were so impressed with the hotel, it was like something out of colonial times . The bar is a must go to, we ate at it, and enjoyed every bite. Great food as well as great...

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Reviewed 7 May 2013 via mobile

First night in Costa Rica . Stayed for dinner and it was a very good , high standard food and special setting . The hotel rooms are nice and clean but not more than that . Staff very nice. The lobby also special but the overall experience is not necessarily one of going back.

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Reviewed 5 May 2013

This is a fabulous hotel. The staff are excellent and cannot be too helpful. The rooms are intimate and well appointed. There is a roof top pool and jacuzzi that reflects the intimate atmosphere of the hotel. Best of all is the restaurant that features gourmet fare and a superb wait staff. I've been to the hotel as a starting...

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Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 4 May 2013

Hotel Grano de Oro is a lovely hotel with amazing charm. Beautiful wood walls, gorgeous flower arrangements, open air restaurant and bar with beautiful windows opening out to everywhere. The food is very good and there is a mini bar in every room.The staff is helpful and will arrange airport transfers for you. The hotel is located not far from...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 30 April 2013

We stayed 2 adults & 2 children for 2 nights. Positive; central ( even we felt San Jose don't have much to offer downtown), very clean and beautiful room, their green profile,(they recycle,have soap hanging in showe), beds,breakfast was good,the garden around is very beautiful and you feel like you are not in a city.service is good, our kids got...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 30 April 2013

We stayed for two days before heading to the coast. What an amazing hotel - it feels like what Hemmingway must have frequented in Cuba. Dark oak walls, elegant decor and a courtyard bar make it amazing. We stayed in Room 31 which completely captured this old world charm. The staff was helpful, informed and very attentive.

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downeast maine
Reviewed 25 April 2013

We spent 4 nights at this tastefully appointed boutique hotel. At check-in, Pablo greeted us with a flute of fresh fruit juice and a plate of fresh fruit awaited us in our room. Marco, the manager has done a great job of placing emphasis on customer service. Everyone was friendly and helpful. They all knew us by our names which...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 23 April 2013

An excellent place to start and/or end a trip to Costa Rica. Very nice place; interior courts and gardens, a spa; everything neat and beautifully small. A real gem. The restaurant with its bar and interior court is just wonderful. Nice food, too.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 17 April 2013

I would definitely stay back at this hotel again. It is right in the middle of San Jose, but off on this really quiet side road. The staff is incredible and our rooms were beautiful. We were only staying there one night and wished we could have stayed longer. I would highly recommend!

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 

Additional Information about Hotel Grano de Oro San Jose

Address: Calle 30, between avenida 2 y 4, San Jose 10107, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: $206 - $443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Grano de Oro San Jose 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Hotel Grano De Oro
Grano De Oro San Jose
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#1 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#1 Green Hotel in San Jose
#1 Luxury Hotel in San Jose
#2 Family Hotel in San Jose
#6 Business Hotel in San Jose
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