Grano de Oro is the hotel of choice for those who visit San Jose, with a reputation for hospitality and fine quality. The 35 rooms are magical and full of allure, with each possessing a carefully chosen color scheme and theme. Pleasant features such as a fountain or balcony add to the appeal of each room. Grano de Oro's restaurant is recognized for its culinary success, surpassing the expectations of even the most critical guest. Set under a high ceiling, or in the romance of the outdoors, each dish is prepared with local and international influences. The subtle ambiance of the restaurant is what makes visitors return. Spend time lounging on the lawn beds of the rooftop garden terrace. Otherwise, sink into relaxation in the Jacuzzi.
Situated on a shady street just off Paseo Colon, San Jose's main thoroughfare, Hotel Grano de Oro is a true oasis, a sanctuary
in the heart of the city. Converted from a Tropical Victorian mansion, the 40-room hotel maintains the warmth and comfort of a private home. Hallways lined with period photographs and original art meander through the building and present lush tropical flower arrangements and luxuriant plants at every turn. Italian tile fountains grace intimate atriums, ensuring that one is never far from the soothing melody of falling water.
Vista de Oro
The piece de resistance is the hotel's Vista de Oro suite. Reached by a private staircase, the Vista de Oro lives up to its name,
commanding a breathtaking view of the Cordillera Central mountain range and the Central Valley skyline. Tiles, individually
handmade in hues of ocher and sienna, covers the walls and are complemented by rich wood panelling. The bathroom is warmed by paneling handcrafted from Costa Rican hardwood and is complemented by cool Italian tile. The suite's living area, furnished with exquisite antiques, offers style and sophistication. A large in-room Jacuzzi is the ideal vantage point from which to savor a glass of champagne and watch the lights of the city twinkle below.
A spacious suite with a Jacuzzi tub in the bathroom as well as a small sitting room, which opens to a private tropical garden.
A two-room suite with a queen and twin bed in one room and a queen bed in the second room, comfortably accommodating up
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Restaurante Grano de Oro merges Costa Rican tropical with European cuisine under the expertise of French-trained Chef Francis Canal.
Once a simple cafe, this restaurant has evolved into one of San Jose's finest dining establishments, frequented by locals and
Specialty cocktails, classically presented dishes and delicious desserts are served in the charming ambiance of an intimate dining room and elegant courtyard. Friendly, bilingual waiters serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. The restaurant, patio, and bar are non-smoking.
Guests delight in the tranquil ambiance of tropical plants and flowers found throughout the hotel. Additionally, a rooftop garden
terrace with lawn beds and Jacuzzi provides blissful, secluded lounging. The Gallery gift shop displaying quality Costa Rican
handicrafts is the perfect place to browse for that special souvenir of Costa Rica.
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