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Hotel Grano de Oro, San Jose

4-star4 stars
Calle 30 Avs 2 y 4San JoseSan JoseCosta Rica

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Museum of Costa Rican Art
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Awesome vibe
Delicious food
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Fantastic service
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From 1,896 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Hotel Grano de Oro, San Jose

from $175
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Patio
  • Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Romantic Suite, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub, City View
  • Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Family Suite, Multiple Beds

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 40 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is noon
There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.
Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children (2 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available on request) *


  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Number of spa tubs - 2
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1991
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Restaurante Grano de Oro - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

  • Hotel Grano de Oro is listed in the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.

Hotel Grano de Oro, San Jose’s small print

Also known as

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  • Grano Oro San Jose
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  • Grano Hotel
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  • Hotel Grano De Oro San Jose Costa Rica
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Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of CRC 16 for adults and CRC 16 for children (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of CRC US$35 per room (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hotel Grano de Oro, San Jose


  • Heart of San Jose
  • Museum of Costa Rican Art - 9 min walk
  • Spirogyra Butterfly Garden - 19 min walk
  • National Theater - 25 min walk
  • Gold Museum - 26 min walk
  • National Center of Art and Culture - 32 min walk
  • National Museum - 33 min walk
  • Jade Museum - 33 min walk

Getting around

  • San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.) - 15 min drive
  • San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 17 min drive
  • San Jose Cemetery Station - 11 min walk
  • San Jose Contraloria Station - 13 min walk
  • San Jose Sabana Station - 24 min walk
  • Free self parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.6 From 195 reviews

Hotel Grano de Oro, San Jose
Truly a gem of a boutique hotel
this is one of my favorite hotels in the world! a jewel always fabulous
Leslie, us1 night trip
Hotel Grano de Oro, San Jose
It was very nice quaint hotel. Not very nice part town. Super nice room. Very comfortable and quiet
Candy, us1 night trip
Hotel Grano de Oro, San Jose
Very Good8.0
More meat/chicken options other than pork/ham for breakfast
Fahd, us1 night trip
Hotel Grano de Oro, San Jose
Very Good8.0
Small room with window towards indoor corridor decreased the overall impression of this otherwise cosy hotel
Stefan, us3 night trip
Hotel Grano de Oro, San Jose
The hotel and restaurant are gorgeous and the staff is primo. You couldn't ask for more in a hotel.
MARVIN, us3 night trip

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Hotel Grano de Oro, San Jose

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