Gran Hotel Costa Rica

Central and second Ave. Between 1 & 3, San Jose, Province of San Jose, 527-1000, Costa Rica | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on Central and second Ave. Between 1 & 3, San Jose, is near Fincas Naturales, The Butterfly Farm (Finca de Mariposas), and Parque Juan Santamaria.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Gran Hotel Costa Rica San Jose

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

    Travel Blogs from San Jose

    Departure and Arrival!

    A travel blog entry by misterwilborn on Jun 07, 2013

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    ... a number of tourists that enjoy the familiarity. Personally, I'd rather not have ever seen any of those things here.

    After a 10 km drive and a wonderful rain shower, we arrive at our lodging for the first night. Margaritas is a beautiful little gem of a B & B on the outskirts of San Jose. Margarita herself welcomes us to her home and shows us to our humble, yet beautiful accommodations. The guys have a room, the gals have a room, and ...

    Recap From Costa

    A travel blog entry by jord-travers on May 05, 2013

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    ... relatively new study around sleep. We spend a third of our life asleep, surely it must be a little important.

    This has been a glimpse of my time since we last spoke in Colombia. The adventure continues to impress and teach me more than I could have hoped for. I have almost wrapped up the medicine applications and am keeping my fingers crossed the guys behind the desk like what they read. The blog posts will pick up again don’t worry ;) Thanks again for reading!

    Gettin’ ...

    Local buses in San Jose

    A travel blog entry by elbuscador on Mar 12, 2013

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    ... Not only that, but they are cheap (425c). So I learned first hand how safe and efficient is to use local buses to move around.

    When I went to sleep I found a guy from Germany who had just arrived the same day and was tired, ready to sleep, get up early and continue by bus to the Pacific Coast some place where he wanted to surf. We spoke for a little bit and we went to sleep


    The hardest part is leaving.

    A travel blog entry by shalynnpack on Jul 04, 2012

    1 comment, 16 photos

    ... forest sites.

    We celebrated the end of the project with a "Despedida Fiesta" (goodbye party) for all of us on the antbird crew. We told each other how much we loved each other, cried a little (some a lot), made great food, and salsa-ed the night away at a nearby house party. It was a great send off for some really great people whom I will be missing.

    My most difficult goodbye is for the person who I’ve grown to love as a great friend, Rigo; ...

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