Grano de Oro Hotel is celebrated because of its warm, friendly atmosphere and because of its personalized service.

Hotel Grano de Oro is a true retreat in the heart of Costa Rica’s capital. Converted from a Tropical Victorian mansion, the hotel maintains the warmth and comfort of a private home with all the amenities of fine accommodation. Guests can find hallways lined with period photographs and original art pieces scattered throughout the building, along with lush tropical flower arrangements and luxurious plants at every turn.

  • The hotel is ideally located for guests who wish to explore downtown San José. You will be able to enjoy attractions such as: museums, theatres, parks, and churches.
  • Not recommended to go out and around the hotel after sunset
  • The hotel restaurant is really good.

A bar, an international cuisine restaurant (offering food prepared using only Costa Rican ingredients and spices), 24-hour security, front desk services, a Victorian style terrace featuring a Jacuzzi, souvenir shop, room service (from 7:30am to 9:30 p.m.), a spa, laundry and next day dry cleaning service, luggage storage, currency exchange, fax and mail service, internet station at the lobby, wake up calls, and bellboy service.

 

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    The hotel’s Standard rooms are the most economical room of all available categories, offering a cosy experience with the luxuries of a fine hotel. They are furnished with a queen sized bed.

     Total rooms: 9

     Amenities: free wireless internet access, Simmons Beauty Rest Pillow top mattresses, 300 thread 100% cotton linens, feather and hypoallergenic synthetic pillows, marble vanities, ceramic soap and lotion dispensers, refillable dispensers for all bath products (eliminating the use of small bottles), robes, coffee maker, fully equipped silent mini bar, hairdryer, flat screen TV with cable programming, electronic safety deposit box (laptop size), telephone with direct access to international calls, air conditioning, and ceiling fans.

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    The hotel’s Superior rooms are slightly larger than the Standard Rooms, offering all the necessary amenities to make your stay comfortable. They also feature a table so guests can freely enjoy the hotel’s room service or plan their excursions of San José city. They are furnished with a queen sized bed and their bathrooms feature a shower as well as a bathtub.

    Total rooms: 6

    Amenities: free wireless Internet, Simmons Beauty Rest Pillow top mattresses, 300 thread 100% cotton linens, feather and hypoallergenic synthetic pillows, marble vanities, ceramic soap and lotion dispensers, refillable dispensers for all bath products (eliminating the use of small bottles), robes, coffee maker, fully equipped silent mini bar, hairdryer, flat screen TV with cable programming, electronic safety deposit box (laptop size), telephone with direct access to international calls, air conditioning, and ceiling fans.

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    The hotel’s Deluxe Rooms are divided in two categories: deluxe patio and deluxe queen. These rooms are more spacious than the hotel’s superior rooms. Deluxe queen rooms are furnished with two Simmons pillow top queen sized beds and can comfortably accommodate a family of 4 or two couples. Deluxe Patio rooms are furnished with one queen sized bed and feature a small private patio. All rooms have tables and chairs for guests to freely enjoy the hotel’s room service.

    Total rooms: 14

    Amenities: free wireless Internet, Simmons Beauty Rest Pillow top mattresses, 300 thread 100% cotton linens, feather and hypoallergenic synthetic pillows, marble vanities, ceramic soap and lotion dispensers, refillable dispensers for all bath products (eliminating the use of small bottles), robes, coffee maker, fully equipped silent mini bar, hairdryer, flat screen TV with cable programming, electronic safety deposit box (laptop size), telephone with direct access to international calls, air conditioning, and ceiling fans.

    **The type of bed in the room depends on the guest’s reservation and is subject to availability**

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    The hotel’s Deluxe King Rooms are its most popular category. These rooms are more spacious than the hotel’s superior rooms and are furnished with a king sized bed featuring a luxurious Simmons pillow top mattress.

    Total rooms: 7

    Amenities: free wireless Internet, Simmons Beauty Rest Pillow top mattresses, 300 thread 100% cotton linens, feather and hypoallergenic synthetic pillows, marble vanities, ceramic soap and lotion dispensers, refillable dispensers for all bath products (eliminating the use of small bottles), robes, coffee maker, fully equipped silent mini bar, hairdryer, flat screen TV with cable programming, electronic safety deposit box (laptop size), telephone with direct access to international calls, air conditioning, and ceiling fans.

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    The hotel’s Family Suite is a two bedroom suite with an adjoining shared bath. The main bedroom is furnished with one queen sized bed and one twin bed; the other room has one queen sized bed. Each room has its own flat screen TV. This Suite comfortably accommodates 5 people, allowing adults and children (under 2 years of age).

    Total rooms: 2 (in one suite)

    Amenities: free wireless Internet, Simmons Beauty Rest Pillow top mattresses, 300 thread 100% cotton linens, feather and hypoallergenic synthetic pillows, marble vanities, ceramic soap and lotion dispensers, refillable dispensers for all bath products (eliminating the use of small bottles), robes, coffee maker, fully equipped silent mini bar, hairdryer, flat screen TV with cable programming, electronic safety deposit box (laptop size), telephone with direct access to international calls, air conditioning, and ceiling fans.

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    When entering the arched doorway of the hotel’s luxurious Garden Suite, guests will be transported back in time. Once the original living room of the original mansion, this suite features a private tropical garden. The room is very spacious and is furnished with a king sized brass bed. This suite is ideal for honeymooning couples.

    Total rooms: 1

    Amenities: free wireless Internet, Simmons Beauty Rest Pillow top mattresses, 300 thread 100% cotton linens, feather and hypoallergenic synthetic pillows, marble vanities, ceramic soap and lotion dispensers, refillable dispensers for all bath products (eliminating the use of small bottles), robes, coffee maker, fully equipped silent mini bar, hairdryer, flat screen TV with cable programming, electronic safety deposit box (laptop size), telephone with direct access to international calls, air conditioning, and ceiling fans.

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    This is Grano de Oro’s signature suite. Accessed via a private staircase, Vista de Oro lives up to its name, boasting a breath taking view of the Central Valley’s skyline. The suite’s décor reflects the turn of the century style of the original mansion, with handmade tiles of ochre and sienna hues, and complementing wood panelling. The suite’s living area is stylishly furnished with exquisite antiques and a luxurious king sized bed can be found in the bedroom. The suite also features a large in-room Jacuzzi. This suite is ideal for honeymooning couples.

    Total rooms: 1

    Amenities: free wireless Internet, Simmons Beauty Rest Pillow top mattresses, 300 thread 100% cotton linens, feather and hypoallergenic synthetic pillows, marble vanities, ceramic soap and lotion dispensers, refillable dispensers for all bath products (eliminating the use of small bottles), robes, coffee maker, fully equipped silent mini bar, hairdryer, flat screen TV with cable programming, electronic safety deposit box (laptop size), telephone with direct access to international calls, air conditioning, and ceiling fans.

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    CST gives you reliable information regarding companies that make efforts to improve their management and operations to offer a sustainable product. It is also a good tool to differentiate those companies that are truly engaged with sustainable practices, from others that claim to be sustainable but are inconsistent in their actions.

    PRICES:

    The range of prices scale is based on the following criteria:

    $          Refers to Budget accommodation: ranging from $70-100

    $$        Medium: $100 – 150

    $$$      Upscale: $150 – 200

    $$$$    Premium: $200+

    These measures are meant to be used as a reference only and they are calculated on double occupancy, standard room, quoted in U.S. Dollars and include a 13% sales tax; on both high and low seasons.

    You can always refer to these prices as selection criteria.