Gran Hotel Costa Rica

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Central and Second Avenue between 1 & 3, San Jose, Costa Rica 10101
011 506 221-4000
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Great location and great staff

A traveler

Travelocity.com

We were only in San Jose for an afternoon and an evening after touring the countryside for a little over a week. The location is great and the room was very nice. This is a very historic hotel with a lot of character but all the modern amenities. We ...Read more
In the Heart of San Jose, Where You May Want To Be.

A traveler

Travelocity.com

Since 1994, when I first arrived into Costa Rica, Gran Hotel Costa Rica has amounted to my home. I now live outside of San Jose. I asked a trusted friend where to stay and this was his recommendation. Almost as charming as Teatro Nacional, 20 meters ...Read more
Could have been better

A traveler

Travelocity.com

Very beautiful but nothing special, not worth the cost in my eyes.
Travelocity doesen't live up to "Guarantee".

A traveler

Travelocity.com

Travelocity screwed up my vacation plans. When I contacted them to correst, they accepted no responsibility. After paying more for the correct hotel and not getting my discount for using a certian credit card I arrived in San Jose. The hotel was ...Read more
A piece of 1930's magic


Charming hotel in central San Jose

A traveler

Travelocity.com

I loved the historic building. It is located just across from the Teatro Nacional at center of downtown on a nice square making very close to everything. The staff was very attentive. No air conditioning but ok because you have a cool breeze day and ...Read more
Decrepit bldg, hateful staff

A traveler

Travelocity.com

I have been traveling to Costa Rica for many years but had never stayed at this famous landmark, so when I saw it as an option on Travel online I was pleased. I was down for two days only to do some work with two Tico friends of mine who live in SJ. ...Read more
EXCELLENT HOTEL,STAFF,FOOD,LOCATION,POOR BATHROOM

A traveler

Travelocity.com

This hotel is extremely well located, the staff was kind and knowledgable,food was good,the piano playing is a very classy detail, the complementary breakfast buffet is one of the best i've had in my life. However, the rooms were too small, no ac, ...Read more
NO AIR:

A traveler

Travelocity.com

We stayed at that this hotel the week of 1/25/2009 it was a beautiful hotel , however beware this hotel has no airconditioning. Also the diesel trucks run outside of ertain rooms and the fumes are pretty bad, which made sleep next to impossible. ...Read more
Stay away. Unless you get suite with air cond.

A traveler

Travelocity.com

The Hotel is attractive. The staff was pleasant. However, forget SLEEPING. Our 2nd floor room overlooked the plaza and we could not believe the noise all night long. At around 4am things started settling down except for the occasional scream. We ...Read more