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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Travel Blogs from San Jose

On to San Jose

A travel blog entry by andysprout


... here un advance if his visit. The baggage reclaim takes approximately 3 minutes from touchdown to pick up! we get picked up by the free hotel shuttle and 10 mins later are there and its a cracker, our room is superb and our dinner is too. We talk to a local girl Marita who works there and she says the hotel is very quiet as it is about to be the rainy season any day ...

Bus rides are for thinking

A travel blog entry by kenzie.j.hi


... workout clothes, grab my iPod/keys/water bottle, and am out the door by 6:10 for a 40 minute run. I always run the same route through the city of San Josť. I run past the same buildings, read the same billboards, and pass some of people even. Afterwards, I take a cool shower and by the time I'm done, my host mom has breakfast ready for me at around 7:30. Anyway even though I don't feel like I'm changing, I hope that ...

Long bus drive to San Jose

A travel blog entry by ahlquist


... my 198 ticket and asked what to do. He directed me to Teller 3. When I arrived at the teller window I asked to exchange my dollars for colones. He counted the money and began filling out a computer form on his terminal. As he was doing this he asked me for my passport. I didn’t have mine with me. He said that he needed it or no colones…..impasse!!! I realized now that this was the same problem that John was having. It ...

The end of the honeymoon phase

A travel blog entry by rachael.fennell


... awhile, you realize their bad or annoying habits. sometimes they even **** you off. they don't call when they say they're going to, the birthday present they got you sucks, they check out other girls when you're at dinner, etc. same thing with moving to another country. except costa rica doesn't check out other girls asses. but it does annoy me and it does **** me off sometimes. (prepare yourself, the venting is about to begin) like how the buses take so ...

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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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