Gran Hotel Costa Rica
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Reduced mobility rooms
- High-speed internet in room
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGran Hotel Costa Rica San Jose
Nice hotel, delicious food, nice rooms
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This morning our crew rose early to get to the Miami airport to fly to Costa Rica after yesterday's set backs. We were able to fly in without a hitch and students enjoyed seeing the varied landscape from the plane; coarse terrain with craggy hills and volcanic peaks, colorful roofing of houses in the towns and a stark contrast in social class could …
... tears started streaming down her face and she told us that she really needed to talk about this stuff and we were exactly what she needed. She had been really struggling with whether or not God even cared about her anymore. We talked with her for about an hour or more, and got to share a little of our own stories of our experiences with God, until she had to go to class. We are supposed to have lunch with her next week to follow up and talk more! It was a ...
... above the box seat door knobs; the mirrored door push plates used to exit the box seats; and even the signage for the restrooms were unique.
After exploring as much of the ground floor as we could we set our sights on the second floor. The marble staircase reminded us of places we had seen in Europe. I think the overall themes and details were every bit as good as some of the palaces we have been through.
For example, the ...
... I was just hoping NOT to see any snakes, which we didn't tank goodness!); however we did see a small group of squirrel monkeys, one with a baby clinging onto her back as they swung elegantly through the branches, jumping from tree to tree with a loud crack and swoosh of bowing wood. We heard howler monkeys but they were too far away from our track to see - the noise of their call is really quite eery, so loud and human. The rain forest itself grows very dark ...