Central Valley

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Located on a side street of Paseo Colón, the main avenue of San José, the Grano de Oro Hotel is an oasis in the city’s heart.

Built in a tropical victorian mansion, the 40-room big hotel maintains a warmth and comfort of a private house, with all the amenities of a luxury hotel.

Located 20 minutes from the international airport and 10 minutes from the national airport, the hotel is conveniently situated to explore San José. This enables you to enjoy a great quantity of 1-day excursions such as a day in the cloud forest, volcanoes or experiencing the thrill of rafting.


Vista de Oro Suite
Our most notable room. You reach this suite via a private staircase. La Vista de Oro lives up to its name with a stunning view of the skyline of the Central Valley. This suite reflects the turn-of-the- century-style of the original house, with hand-made tiles in shades of ocher and sienna, complemented by panels of precious woods. The living room of the suite is elegantly decorated with fine antiques.
This room has a luxury kind-sized bed. A large hot tub that can be found in the room is the ideal starting point to enjoying a glass of champagne and watch the city lights shine brightly.

Garden Suite
Upon entering the arched doorway of this luxury suite, you immediately go back in time. This room used to be the living room of the old mansion and offers a beautiful private tropical garden, a spacious living room and a king-sized bed.

grano oro 2Family Suite
This suite consists of two adjoining rooms with a shared bathroom. The master bedroom has a queen bed and a twin bed and the next bedroom has a queen bed. Each room has its own flat screen TV. This suite can accommodate 5 people.

King Deluxe
Our most popular room category, the King Deluxe, offers a luxurious king-sized bed with a Simmons pillow-top as well as luxury bedding.

These rooms are more spacious than the Superior rooms. Many of them offer two queen beds with pillow-top mattress and can accommodate a family of 4 or two couples. We also have luxury rooms with a queen bed and a small private patio. Each room has a table and chairs to enjoy room service. Enjoy the old world feel of a tropical Victorian mansion.

grano oro 3Superior
The Superior rooms are slightly larger than the Standard rooms, and offer a queen-sized bed with pillow-top mattress and fine linens, equipped with all the necessary amenities needed to make your stay comfortable. All rooms have tables where you can enjoy room service or plan a trips to the city.

The most economical of our categories. These rooms offer the experience of staying in a cozy guest bedroom in a turn-of-the-century mansion, with the comforts of a luxury hotel.
Standard rooms offer a queen-sized bed with pillow-top mattress and the same amenities as all the other room types.

All rooms are equipped with:

  • Free wireless internet in all rooms and hotel facilities
  • Beauty Rest mattresses with pillow-top technology, which assures you have a good night’s rest - 100% cotton bed sheets of 300 thread
  • synthetic, hypo-alergenic sheets and comforters
  •  private baths
  • marble vanities, ceramic soap and lotion dispensers
  • refillable dispensers for all bathroom products to eliminate the use of small, plastic bottles
  • Coffee maker
  • Fully equipped silent mini-bar
  • hair dryer
  • flat screen cable TV
  • Electronic safe(in which most fits laptops)
  • Phone with direct access to international calls
  • Air conditioning and ceiling fans
  • Windows that open to enjoy the pleasant climate of San José


Type of room

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Deluxe King


Suite Familiar


Garden Suite


Vista de Oro Suite

Third/Fourth person
Children of the age of 2 and under stay without any extra charge * Sales taks – 13%


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