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Hotel Grano de Oro
Hotel Grano de Oro
This San Jose hotel is considered the cream of the crop in Costa Rica’s capital city. Hotel Grano Oro truly does live up to its name. It was gifted this name as a metaphor describing the parallel this hotel has with coffee: As coffee is the most important crop to Costa Rica, Grano de Oro is just as important to the tourism industry. In operation over 10 years and still going strong, many people frequent this hotel, bracketing their Costa Rica vacation, or simply to enjoy what San Jose has to offer. This five star luxury hotel and fabulous restaurant will be a highlight of your stay in Costa Rica.
With a number of highly appointed rooms to suit families, single or couples, they contain the finest amenities: 300 count 100% cotton linens, pillow-top mattresses, feather pillows, and cozy bathrobes. They also offer rejuvenating massage services and a common terrace jacuzzi.
Their on site restaurant alone is a good reason to visit. It serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, offering a creative and outstanding international food and wine menu designed by French chef, Francis Canal. The dishes are artfully presented on fine china, and the restaurant sits inside the inner courtyard of this beautiful period home- converted- hotel.
This upscale hotel is a great option for those looking for a break from the ordinary airport hotel option in San Jose. Visitors come to Costa Rica for it's unparalleled natural beauty and adrenaline filled adventures. Desafio can help you find the perfect balance of relaxation and adventures when visiting Costa Rica! Contact us today to start planning your vacation today.
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