Central Valley San Jose
This iconic hotel – considered a historically gem – is located in San Jose, the capital city of Costa Rica. It has a privileged location in the second avenue, next to the popular and well known National Theatre and close to some of the museums, restaurants, parks and stores in the central or commercial avenue.
Gran Hotel Costa Rica was built in 1930 and it was declared a Cultural and Architectural Heritage. This is a way to explore a little bit of the Costa Rican capital history and a good option for those who are seeking a stay close to the main facilities and city during their holidays and wish to include it in a vacation package.
The hotel has 79 rooms divided into different categories that can adjust perfectly to solo travelers, friends or families and groups. Additionally, guests can enjoy a restaurant and piano bar, business centre, gym, meeting rooms, and concierge, among other facilities. Its rooms have a classical style but mixed with contemporary touches trying to keep its history and legacy.
All the guestrooms are equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi, TV, small refrigerator, desk, hair dryer and a separate shower. The Standard rooms have King or two full beds and a working space, while suites have a King bed and a small living area so you will have different options to choose during your vacations in Costa Rica.
If you are on a family trip, you will find a lot of attractions and activities to do. Its location allows you to access to different places in a walking distance such as the Golden Museum, Jade Museum and National Museum and these are places where to learn about history, having fun at the same time.
Additionally, if you want to experience the nature and wildlife in the surroundings you can go to Poas Volcano National Park or La Paz Waterfall Gardens, which are really close to the hotel and offer an amazing experience especially for families with children.
San Jose is the best way to connect most of the destinations, shorten long distances, you can stay at the Gran Hotel Costa Rica and then go to the beach, experience the cloud forest at Monteverde, take a little of adventure in the Northern Region, where you can visit the Arenal Volcano National Park – the only conical shaped volcano.
There are a lot of activities that you can do during your adventure vacation in Costa Rica if you enjoy adrenaline such as kayaking, zip lining, stand up paddling, among others.
If you want to be closer to the town, most of the activities here are educational and cultural, and you can enjoy great foodie tours.
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