About the Hotel
Grano de Oro is a small boutique style property located in San Jose downtown, Costa Rica. It is in the heart of the capital city where you can access to all the facilities such as banks, restaurants, drugstores, souvenir stores, bars, night life options, as well as natural attractions and connect with different areas on an easy way.
The city is just 30 minutes far from the Juan Santamaria International Airport, 1.5 hours from the closest beaches in the Central Pacific, 1 hour from a volcano, and 3 hours approximately from the rainforest in the Arenal Volcano area or the cloud forest in Monteverde. Moreover, the San Jose city encloses an important history and has a nice architecture. Here, you can easily go to the theatres, museums or get to the coffee valley in a few minutes.
This property was a Victorian mansion that became an elegant hotel offering one of the best gastronomic options in the capital city of Costa Rica. This oasis has original art pieces, tropical plants and period photographs decorating its hallways, Spanish tile fountains in the atriums with the falling water melody creating a peaceful atmosphere. The property is perfect for those who want to be in the city but a little bit far from the hustle and bustle during the enjoyment of the best Costa Rica vacation packages. Grano de Oro is a recommended option for families, couples, friends and solo travelers.
This property has two Jacuzzis and lounge chairs on a terrace to rest, relax, enjoy the sun or simply admire the starts at night. The place is the perfect escape from the city during your adventure vacation, since it is a true sanctuary of tranquility. If you want to do exercises, there is a fitness room overlooking the terrace. Moreover, you can pamper yourself with a relaxing or invigorating massage, the expert therapists will invite you to experience an easing moment.
Grano de Oro Restaurant
Is recognized as one of the best restaurants in the capital city. It offers a French Mediterranean and tropical influenced cuisine under the expertise of French chef Francis Canal; they use fresh ingredients to create innovative plates that will delight you during your vacation package. The delicious tropical flavors of the Costa Rican food, the charming ambiance and the kindest service will give you an amazing experience.
The property also has a gift shop -where you can buy some coffee, Costa Rica handicrafts, local chocolates and much more-, a meeting room, Wi-Fi, parking lot and laundry service. This is a non-smoking hotel which has 40 cozy and elegant rooms individually decorated and equipped with air conditioning, fan, cable TV, safe, telephone and mini bar; these are split into six guest room categories that you can choose on your family trip and depending on your needs.
The Standard Room
Is a cozy guest bedroom of a turn of the century mansion. These rooms are perfect for a honeymoon since only have one queen size bed with fine luxury linens and all the amenities needed to make your stay comfortable. Superior rooms are slightly larger than the entry room category, with the same warm turn of the century feel and one queen size bed as well.
Are separated into three sub categories, Deluxe patio that has a queen size bed and features a small private patio which gives you an additional area for relaxing and enjoy your stay. There is another room which is recommended for family holidays, Deluxe with two queen size beds, which comfortably accommodates four people, friends or families who prefer to share.
One of the favorite rooms is the Deluxe with one king size bed, a great option for your honeymoon package; it features fine luxury linens and amenities. The Family Suite is a two-room suite with an adjoining shared bath. The main room contains one queen size bed and one twin bed. The adjoining room has one queen size bed. Each room has its own flat screen TV and accommodates up to five guests, the best option for planning your family vacations.
The Garden Suite
It was once the original living room of this converted mansion. The suite features a lovely private garden, seating area, two flat screen TVs and a king size bed. The last room category is Vista de Oro Suite: the signature suite, reached by a private staircase, offering a breath-taking view of the Central Valley skyline.
The suite reflects the turn of the century style of the original home with handmade tiles, complemented by rich wood paneling. The suite is stylishly furnished with exquisite antiques and a luxurious king size bed, it should be the perfect option for your vacation package.
Grano de Oro hotel’s location gives you the chance to explore the city and its surroundings such as the Poas Volcano National Park which is a one of the most popular attractions in Costa Rica, La Paz Waterfall Gardens, highly recommended for families with children, Doka Estate Coffee Tour, or something more active if you are seeking for adventure tours such as white water rafting in Pacuare or Sarapiqui Rivers, rappelling, zip lining, hiking, kayaking and more funny and educative activities.