Gran Hotel Costa Rica
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- Reduced mobility rooms
- High-speed internet in room
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGran Hotel Costa Rica San Jose
Nice hotel, delicious food, nice rooms
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TripAdvisor Reviews Gran Hotel Costa Rica San Jose
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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 …
... Which is good, I enjoy that feeling. Every time again, every day. When I am working, when I go out with my dearest friends or when I'm talking to some stranger, who might become one of my new dearest friends some day. Didn't enjoy the overcrowded busride though.
To explain shortly to those who don't know yet what I am suddenly doing in Costa Rica: I quit my job at the brewery to travel for about a year. I will stay for 4,5 months here in Costa Rica to learn Spanish, to ...
... and the driver was loaded with cash! He'd have no trouble giving back change for a 10,000 colones bill! It did take forever to get to Sarchi because of such frequent stops. We passed by two other Central Valley towns and coffee plantations, though they weren't as scenic as the guidebook described. I mean, they were laid back and naturely.
We knew we were in Sarchi because of the colorful mandalas and furniture ...
The heat hit us and wrapped us up in a blanket of sweat as we exited the plane. We needed to discard those layers that we had been wearing to keep us warm in New York but we had to get through customs first with all our luggage. I felt sick with excitement and anticipation. The exit was on the street so hundreds of people were waiting in the heat of the day in a huge semi-circle around the exit doors. I spotted Emily, my host sister and ...