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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Restaurante 1930
Restaurante 1930
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the absence of a major first-class hotel in the country, the Constitutional Congress of the Republic of Costa Rica enacted the law number 34 on November 22, 1928, which was actually a contract subscribed on October 3, 1928, by and between the first owner of the hotel, Dr. Luis Paulino Jimenez Ortiz, and Cleto Gonzalez Viquez, President of the Republic. It granted a series of fiscal benefits to the contractor, in exchange for the construction of the hotel. There was also a provision according to which the Government was granted for twenty years the right to have at their disposal for free two apartments at the hotel for lodging foreign diplomatic representatives of extraordinary nature. Grand Hotel Costa Rica is today operated by the Elite Hotels and Resorts Costa Rica hotel chain. It is the only hotel in Costa Rica that was declared a historical and architectural monument by the government of Costa Rica. Located in the heart of the San Jose between national monuments, squares, museums and pedestrian streets, the Gran Hotel Costa Rica is just a few steps away from the cultural landmarks and entertainment venues. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gran Hotel Costa Rica

Address: Central and Second Ave. Between 1 & 3, San Jose 527-1000, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Price Range: £43 - £55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gran Hotel Costa Rica 4*
Number of rooms: 107
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Also Known As:
Gran Hotel San Jose
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in San Jose
#7 Casino Hotel in San Jose
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“The cheapest rooms have not been renovated.”
lawrencetown, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on outer part of the building are cooler and better views.”
scotti667, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms overlooking the square if you want quiet.”
G4968DDjaneg, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“You don't an alarm clock the noise from the square will wake you up. The omelettes at breakfast is compensation.”
adeandsylv, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here now..”
GloberotterADR, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
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