Monthly Archives: June 2013

Originally a living room – Now our signature Garden Suite

If you have had the opportunity to stay in our signature Garden Suite you will recognize the room in this photo: The room where our Garden Suite is now used to be the living room of the original house and … Continue reading

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A day in the life of a Josefino….A Visit to the Central Market.

To experience daily life of San Jose, you have to visit the Mercado Central, which is one of the most representative places of old San Jose and an icon in Costa Rican Culture. This market is visited by over 20 … Continue reading

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Green Season Specials

Are you planning a visit to Costa Rica? Take advantage of our green season specials and stay in a luxury hotel in San José: The Grano de Oro. Converted from a Tropical Victorian mansion our hotel maintains the warmth and comfort … Continue reading

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Irresistible Temptations.

Our Restaurante Grano de Oro is well known for the variety of delicious desserts that we offer, there is something to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth. There are traditional options like the “tres leches” (three milk cake, a typical Costa Rican dessert) … Continue reading

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About us…Hotel Grano de Oro, San Jose, Costa Rica

The Grano de Oro is a boutique hotel located in San José, Costa Rica, just 20 minutes from the international airport and 10 minutes from the domestic airport, it is ideally located for exploring San José and all its attractions, … Continue reading

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New Menu Items!

Come and try our new menu items such as our Roasted Lamb Chops with a cilantro jus, our Salmon Nicoise, or our Trio de Crème Brulee, which is to die for…Goat cheese, gorgonzola and porcini mushroom!

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It’s my birthday, and I’ll dance if I want to!

At the end of every month our Human Resources Department organizes a party for the employees that celebrate their birthdays throughout the month, we meet in the lunch room at the end of the day to sing happy birthday and … Continue reading

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Did you know the Grano de Oro when…

In December of 2011 our hotel celebrated it´s 20 year anniversary!  It was 21 years ago that a Canadian couple who frequented Costa Rica as tourists, decided to venture in to the hotel industry.  They saw what San Jose had … Continue reading

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