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Hotel Grano de Oro San Jose

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 March 2013 via mobile

If you stayin this lovely old hotel you have to have ear plugs if you are at the front of hotel they do supply the plugs in the room but if you have you are a light sleeper ask for a quite room if there are any my partner had no sleep. Food is good services good location good but... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 2 March 2013 via mobile

Enjoyable all the way! You know when youre in a hotel that is nice, but there is always somethin lacking. Even if its minor. Not here. Everything was perfect. Wow. Everything.... Just try it you will love it

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Tivoli, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2013

This was our 11th year to stay at the Grano de Oro on our annual trip to Costa Rica. We keep going back because of the service. Everyone seems truly to be glad you are there and want to help make your stay wonderful. We love the rooms and the great restaurant also. Just wish we could spend more time... More 

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Eastpoint, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2013

We just returned from a night at the Grano de Oro hotel in San Jose and loved it. The service was superb and the food in the hotel restaurant was equally wonderful. We were greeted at the front desk with fresh juice and a room upgrade we hadn't anticipated. If you are needing a relaxing and quality experience in San... More 

Thank dockdog
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2013

Visited the restaurant at Hotel Grano de Oro in February. We were a party of 6. Were seated immediately. The property is absolutely gorgeous. Huge, old Victorian/Craftsman decor, so beautiful. The server was very attentive, spoke both English and Spanish. Very creative breakfast entrees, and reasonably priced. Everyone was very happy with their choices (Tico breakfast, American breakfast, omeletts, pancakes,... More 

Thank marichip
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Reviewed 27 February 2013

My initial reservation was broken into 2 parts. A standard room for 1 night and a deluxe for 3. They gave me a complimentary upgrade to a deluxe room the first night so I could stay in the same room all 4 nights. The front desk has been extremely helpful helping me get around San Jose--polite and professional without going... More 

Thank Pghincr
Arroyo Grande, California
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Reviewed 26 February 2013

We stayed here last time we went to Costa Rica and loved it. They have redone it so a bit of the charm is gone, but still very nice. In the middle of the city, it is so peaceful and quiet, it was perfect. That part we loved. The staff is amazingly nice and helpful. The restaurant is expensive, but... More 

Thank Linda H
Toronto, ON
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Reviewed 25 February 2013

My husband and I enjoyed a one night stay at the start of our recent CR trip. It was our first time in San Jose, but our 5 th in the country. I rate this hotel 4 stars for it's overall atmosphere, spacious rooms, good bed and clean bathroom. The restaurant was also excellent, though the food is quite rich!... More 

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Potomac, Maryland, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2013

This hotel is just a gem sitting in San Jose. We enjoyed a deluxe room overlooking the garden. The room was spacious and nicely appointed. Other rooms on the same floor were standard and smaller. The hotel is a terrific restaurant, arguably the 1st or 2nd rated restaurant in all of San Jose. The service was excellent as was the... More 

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Morgantown, Pennsylvania, United States
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36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2013

Sure the hotel staff was very friendly and helpful, but good service isn't everything. The hotel is located in an ugly neighborhood. I took a walk around the block, and all I saw was iron fences and barbed wire. The hotel looks very out of place. The inside is very charming, and has a B&B feel to it. My room... More 

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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: $239 - $487 (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 San Jose Costa Rica
Grano De Oro San Jose
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#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
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