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San Jose Hotels

Gran Hotel Costa Rica

  • Avda. 2 and C. 3 Map It
  • Grande Dame

Pros

  • Central location
  • Good value
  • Great people-watching from ground-floor café

Cons

  • Some street noise from the adjoining plaza
  • Some rooms have thin walls, no parking lot of its own

Updated 04/10/2014

Fodor's Review

You cannot find a more central location than at this grande dame of San José lodgings. It's a good deal for the money and the first choice of travelers who want to be where the action is (or want an in-house casino). A formal dining room and grand piano just off the lobby evoke the hotel's 1930s heyday (there's piano music 12:30-2:30 and 6-8 pm daily). Rooms are large and bright, with small windows and tubs in the tiled baths. Even if you don't stay here, the arcaded

Café 1930 that fronts the hotel is a pleasant stop for a bite any time of the afternoon or evening. Check the hotel's website for frequent special rates. The hotel accepts credit or debit cards only, no cash.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Avda. 2 and C. 3, San José, 10101, Costa Rica

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Phone:

/2221–4000; 800-949–0592-in U.S.

Hotel Details:

  • 105 rooms, 5 suites
  • Breakfast

Updated 04/10/2014

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