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Gran Hotel Costa Rica

0.4 km from San Jose centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Central and Second Ave. Between 1 & 3, San Jose 527-1000, Costa Rica
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    Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

    Very central location.first class service and nice stay. Near to san jose city market,banks,restaurants. Old building and old rooms but clean enough.after stay 2 days we was mouve to playa jaco,before the beach nice to stay there for to know more about san jose If...More

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    Reviewed 18 August 2016

    The hotel is centrally located, and the rooms are sparse but clean. The staff was friendly, and we had no issues whatsoever. I would recommend reading the other reviews regarding which rooms to book; we followed that guidance, and it worked out for us.

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    Reviewed 23 June 2016

    Such friendly staff. They were very helpful in getting rid of our rental car, we no longer needed it and driving around San Jose to find the drop-off spot was harrowing! The hotel is adjacent to a pedestrian plaza, the Gold Museum and fabulous shopping...More

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    Reviewed 2 June 2016

    The hotel has a charm and is of another era. The rooms were clean and comfortable and not very expensive. It is situated in the centre of the city and is within walking distance to many of the tourist venues, shops and restaurants.

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    Reviewed 31 March 2016

    Stayed in this hotel one night before launching on a tour of the country. It was comfortable with the elegance of a historic hotel. Yes, it was old but the room was clean and the staff friendly. Great location near several landmarks and a bustling...More

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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Air Conditioning
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    JuneLocal
    Thanks for your review of the Gran Hotel. We are having a very difficult time booking this hotel online. Neither their website or 3rd party resellers are offrering rooms there. How did you book your room??
    9 September 2016|
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    Response from Scott I | Reviewed this property |
    It was booked through our tour service. I know this is not much help, sorry.
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    Tony J
    Is there a complimentary free shuttle pick up from the airport? If not how much is it for only one person? Do the rooms have air conditioning? Is there a fee for friends visiting?
    26 September 2015|
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    Response from LDDLDD | Property representative |
    Dear Guest: Thank you for your interest in Gran Hotel Costa Rica. The hotel does not have a free shuttle but a private service can be arranged for you for $30 one way for 1 or 2 people. We have rooms with air conditioning... More
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    MNgirl08
    We will arrive before scheduled check-in time, would we be able to leave our luggage with the concierge and is this safe?
    8 September 2015|
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    Response from María Luisa B | Property representative |
    Hi, theres is no problem you can leave your luggage at the hotel. Have a nice trip!
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    Room Tips
    "The cheapest rooms have not been renovated."
    lawrencetown, 9 months agoRead review
    "Rooms on outer part of the building are cooler and better views."
    Scott I, 11 months agoRead review
    "Avoid rooms overlooking the square if you want quiet."
    Jane G, over a year agoRead review
    "You don't an alarm clock the noise from the square will wake you up. The omelettes at breakfast is..."
    adeandsylv, over a year agoRead review
    "Don't stay here now.."
    GloberotterADR, over a year agoRead review
    "The Holiday Inn is approx 500 yards (500meters) away"
    elkarl, over a year agoRead review
    "any where in this building is great, you will be well taken care of & pampered."
    carlos c, over a year agoRead review
    "Can get noisy on the pedestrian thoroughfare side of the street."
    Mike P, over a year agoRead review
    "Third floor a touch more quieter than second floor."
    bakau, over a year agoRead review
    "The upper floors above the square."
    upthedale2015, over a year agoRead review
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