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Hotel Grano de Oro San Jose

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Reviewed 30 July 2013

...the gentle breeze from the ceiling fan... the indoor vegetation... breakfast in the courtyard... a heated outdoor jacuzzi... books on a bookshelf... accents from the past that give you a sense of well being. Client service is at its best with a strong human connection, room comfort is excellent, but what I found to be the best feature of this...

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Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 July 2013

We needed to stay overnight in San Jose because of our flights, and expected to stay somewhere uninspiring near airport. However, Grano de Oro came recommended -- and it was just wonderful! The hotel itself is beautiful, and the restaurant is to die for! The interior is exquisite, and the food was incredible. The hotel has a lovely upper deck...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 July 2013

I've stayed in hotels around the world and it doesn't matter if they are 1 star or 4 star, what separates an average hotel stay from a memorable hotel stay is the friendliness and professionalism of the staff. The concierge and check in staff were positive, approachable and very kind. The hotel itself was very clean, comfortable and had a...

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Reviewed 28 July 2013

Arrived at the Grande dr Oro on our last night of an amazing 10 day trip to Costa Rica. Everyone in this country has been so helpful, accomadating and friendly so I was so surprised at the lack of customer service on the morning of our checkout at this hotel. We stayed for one night before flying out of San...

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atlanta
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Gorgeous old world charm mixed with modern design. A truly beautiful hotel in the center of San Jose. Fantastic customer service and 5 star treatment from all the staff. Room was absolutely beautiful, quiet and overlooked courtyard. The bar and restaurant were first class. Would recommend above any other hotel in San Jose. Worth every penny!

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 25 July 2013

This hotel is one of the best, if not the best in San Jose. After a very long flight we arrived late, but the beautiful architecture and design of the hotel was still very apparent. We only stayed one night as it was just a quick stop before moving on to another city, but it was still quite memorable! Breakfast...

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Reviewed 24 July 2013

We stayed at the Grano de Oro hotel at the end of June. It wasn't very busy so they upgraded us to a nicer room. The hotel was quiet and peaceful. Great bathroom, loved the Jacuzzi and restaurant was great but expensive. A relaxing stay when you are coming in and out of San Jose and want a nice break...

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Reviewed 21 July 2013 via mobile

Incredible Oasis in the heart of the city! Fabulous restaurant with wonderful gourmet food! Everywhere you turn is a beautiful flower arrangement or garden niche! Customer service is completely top notch! ! We absolutely love this place!

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 20 July 2013

We returned to the Grano de Oro after 9 years. It has been enlarged and even more beautiful. We reserved the same room as we had before, the Garden Suite. Very large room with a sitting alcove, which then opens onto a private patio with lush plants. A/C is more than adequate, Wifi is as good as home (fast) and...

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Reviewed 18 July 2013

Our stay was for four nights/five days in one of the deluxe room with a king size bed. Upon arrival it was pouring rain and the bell boy efficiently popped opened two umbrellas for us and helped us with our luggage up the entrance staircase. The front desk greeted us with flutes of champagne each and the check-in was simple....

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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: $219 - $450 (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 Romantic Hotel in San Jose
#1 Luxury Hotel in San Jose
#1 Green Hotel in San Jose
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“Don't boo a standard room-they are far too small with tiny, tiny bathrooms-no bath.”
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“First floor at garden, no street noises.”
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“Garden suite is lovely”
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“We loved our room adjoining the tropical courtyard.”
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