Gran Hotel Costa Rica

Address: 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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      TravelPod Member ReviewsGran Hotel Costa Rica San Jose

      Reviewed by costarica2015

      Enjoyed our stay!

      Reviewed Feb 11, 2015
      by (6 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

      Nice hotel, delicious food, nice rooms

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      TripAdvisor Reviews Gran Hotel Costa Rica San Jose

      3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

      Travel Blogs from San Jose

      Arrival in San José

      A travel blog entry by costarica2015 on Feb 12, 2015

      1 comment, 3 photos

      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 …

      Welcome to the Jungle

      A travel blog entry by rhea_ on Jul 17, 2013

      41 photos

      ... reach out and slap you clean across the face - ´´got him´´ they say! After dinner that night, (where we got eaten alive again), we counted the damage - we were both pretty chewed up but to give you an idea, Robbie had over 40 bites on his back alone.

      Next day, we were taken on a tour of the cacao plantation that the family had set up. This was very interesting but unfortunately, we had to receive the translated version as Jearo´s Spanish was too much ...

      Costa Rica!

      A travel blog entry by sojanet on Apr 24, 2013

      5 photos

      ... d find out, market foods were the cheapest!

      The bathrooms in the terminal were impressively clean... suspiciously clean... and we came out to this old guy jiggling a cup of change outside. He was not a beggar but a dude collecting fees for the bathroom!

      After hanging around for another hour and people watching, we boarded the last segment of the day: a local bus to San Gerardo de Rivas, the town at the base of Chirripo mountain.

      The albino african abroad

      A travel blog entry by tomcrompton on Feb 10, 2013

      ... at starfish and Bocas involved mostly having a few beers at the hostel and spending the day on the beach. Spent most of the day smiling and laughing despite the luminous orange stuff that was flowing from my nose at a snolley rocket a minute. Most of the stories from bocas you had to be there or will not be done justice if I wrote them here so ill save those for skype...

      Headed to Costa Rica with the Aussie trio and Christina (Denmark). Fairly painless bus ride and ...

      The easy border crossing and going home

      A travel blog entry by blondesontour on Sep 17, 2012

      ... boat and then an earlier bus to the border. This meant I was there half an hour before I should have been which made a HUGE difference. There was literally no one there and I didn't even have to queue. Boom! There's the secret to that border then. Get there ******* early. This seemed right as when I was once again crossing the dilapidated bridge tons of people were starting to arrive. Downside was a had to wait an hour for the bus but I'd much rather be ...

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