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Hotel Grano de Oro in San Jose, Costa Rica
San Jose, Costa Rica


Hotel Grano de Oro in San Jose, Costa Rica Guests of Hotel Grano de Oro enjoy the charm and character of a stately mansion built at the turn of the century, with all the comforts, amenities and service expected in a fine hotel.

Hotel Grano de Oro is located in San Jose on a quiet street near many restaurants, theaters and shops and is an easy walk to the bustling city center.


Hotel Grano de Oro has 32 unique and tastefully decorated rooms in three categories. It also has a two room Family Suite, an elegant Garden Suite with a jacuzzi bath tub and private garden, and the romantic Vista de Oro Suite with it's panoramic view of San Jose and the surrounding mountains, all to be enjoyed from a private in-suite jacuzzi hot tub.

Each room and suite boasts an exquisite bath, beautifully crafted wood furniture, comfortable rattan armchairs and quality beds for restful nights. For the comfort of our guests all rooms are designated as nonsmoking, with smoking being permitted in the restaurant, gardens and other common areas.


The gardens and common areas that weave throughout the hotel overflow with an abundance of tropical plants and flowers and the sound of gently cascading fountains can be heard throughout. A secluded rooftop garden terrace with lawnbeds and jacuzzi hot tubs is also available for our guests enjoyment.

The 'gallery' gift shop displays a wide selection of quality Costa Rican handicrafts and is the perfect place to select a special souvenir of Costa Rica or simply to browse and enjoy. Additional services offered by the hotel include:

  • In-room cable TV
  • Room service
  • Secure, convenient parking
  • Tours and car rentals arranged
  • Currency exchange
  • Direct dial local and international telephones
  • Fax and mail service
  • Laundry service
  • In-room safes


In addition to strolling through the vibrant streets of San Jose, a wide choice of day tours and activities are available, including the following:

  • City tours of San Jose and the surrounding areas
  • Visits to one of the many San Jose museums including the Gold Museum and Jade Museum
  • Tours to a bird zoo, coffee plantation and butterfly farm
  • Nature tours to the nearby rainforest
  • Daytrips to enjoy the islands and beaches of the Pacific coast
  • Whitewater rafting, horseback riding and bicycle tours
  • Volcano tours


Recently chosen by the 'Junta Asesora Gourmet Centroamericana' as one of the top 25 restaurants in Costs Rica, Restaurante Grano de Oro is where Chef Francis Canal has successfully merged Costa Rican tropical into a European context.

With service from 6:00 AM until 10:00 PM. specialty cocktails, fabulous meals and an array of delicious desserts are served in the charming ambiance of our intimate dining room, adjacent sunroom and tropical courtyard.

Some comments from our guests:

"We've traveled all over the world and never have we stayed in a hotel where the staff and ambiance were so superb! Everyone was so warm and kind. Service went beyond the call of duty! Thanks!"
Bob & Lori, London

"Excellent service and great rooms! The staff was warm and friendly and helpful in every way."
Charlie & Gisela, Vancouver

"Excellent hotel! Enjoyed ourselves immensely. The staff was outstanding, friendly, courteous and efficient."
Marlyn & Paul, Wisconsin

"We had an unforgettable two weeks in Costa Rice. We stayed at four hotels and the Hotel Grano de Oro was, by far, the best! Thank you!"
The Casselbenys, Kibesonia, P.A.

"This was absolutely the nicest hotel experience we've ever had! The staff was warm, cheerful and most helpful. Everyone went out of their way to make this a wonderful vacation. The hotel was comfortable and cosy. Thank you!"
Bonnie, N.Y.

"Hotel very exquisite, food was great, staff very friendly. Beautiful Hotel!"
Michelle, Yukon, CA

The friendly, ever helpful employees of the Hotel and Restaurante Grano de Oro take great pleasure in providing service that ensures your stay will be a truly pleasant and memorable experience.

Rates (Based on double occupancy)

to Dec, 14/04
Standard Room $85
Superior Room $105
Deluxe Room $120
Family Suite $140
Garden Suite $170
Vista de Oro Suite $245


Dec, 15/04 to Dec, 14-05
Standard Room $90
Superior Room $110
Deluxe Room $125
Family Suite $145
Garden Suite $175
Vista de Oro Suite $250


These rates do not include tourist and sales tax (16.4%)
For single occupancy, deduct $5. For triple or quad, add $5 per person
No additional charge for infants under two years of age
All standard rooms have one queen bed
Most deluxe and superior rooms have two queen beds or a queen and a twin. All rooms non-smoking. Smoking permitted in common areas.

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