Grano de Oro


Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

Situated on a quiet, tree-lined street just off the main thoroughfare of Paseo Colon, Hotel Grano de Oro is ideal for a short stay in the Costa Rican capital.

A converted Victorian mansion, the building has been carefully restored to create a charming hotel with a host of historic features. Each of the rooms and suites is unique in design and layout, all containing wrought iron beds, period decoration and handcrafted furnishings.

Relax on the rooftop garden deck with its lawn beds and two Jacuzzis, or indulge in a variety of relaxing and rejuvenating treatments. The hotel’s Restaurante Grano de Oro is run by a French chef and offers a French Mediterranean-inspired menu alongside local influences.

Located in the elegant inner courtyard, the restaurant oozes the charming ambiance of a period home. Choose the perfect wine accompaniment in the restaurant’s award winning wine cellar.

Garden Suite

Garden Suite

Step back in time as you enter through the arched doorway of this luxurious suite. Relax in the spacious seating area, private tropical garden, two flat-screen TVs and one king-size bed.
Vista de Oro Suite

Vista de Oro Suite

Exclusive signature suite reached by private staircase. Spectacular view of the Central Valley from this suite which reflects turn of the century style. Stylishly furnished with one king-size bed.
Family Suite

Family Suite

Two-bedroom suite with shared bathroom. First room has a queen-size bed and second room one queen-size bed and one single bed, all with fine luxury linens. Each room features a flat-screen TV.
Deluxe King

Deluxe King

The hotel’s most popular category. A spacious room with king-size bed and fine luxury linens.
Deluxe patio

Deluxe patio

Charming room with turn of the century feel and small patio. Features one queen-size bed with fine luxury linens.
Deluxe 2 beds

Deluxe 2 beds

Room featuring two queen-size beds with fine luxury linens. Accommodates up to four people.


Larger room with turn of the century feel. Features one queen-size bed with fine luxury linens.


Cosy room with turn of the century feel. Features one queen-size bed and fine luxury linens.

Costa Rica travel information

  • Time zone: -6 GMT
  • Flight time: 13-16 hours
  • Recommended airlines: American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United
  • Currency: Costa Rican Colon, US Dollar
  • Tipping guideline: 10% of total bill
  • Health considerations: There is a risk of altitude illness when travelling to destinations of 2,500m or higher. There is a risk of dengue. There is a risk of Zika virus. There is a low risk of malaria in Limon Province (but not in the city of Limon). There is a very low risk of malaria in the rest of the country, including the city of Limon. There is no risk of yellow fever in Costa Rica, however, yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • Capital: San Jose
  • Population: 5,246,714
  • National languages: Spanish
  • Electricity and plugs: Type A and Type B, 120 V, 60 Hz
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good
  • UK passport visa requirements: You don't need a visa for Costa Rica if you have a British passport - for a maximum of 180 days

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