Gran Hotel Costa Rica, Curio Collection by Hilton

A National Landmark in the Heart of San José, Costa Rica

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Gran Hotel Costa Rica, Curio Collection by Hilton

The Gran Hotel Costa Rica – A National Landmark

Located in the heart of San Jose near national monuments and squares, the Gran Hotel Costa Rica is just a few steps away from the cultural landmarks and entertainment venues. The hotel was recently renovated by Hilton Worldwide and is now part of their high end “Curio Collection”. 

In November 1928, the Congress of the Republic of Costa Rica enacted a law which leads to the construction of the Gran Hotel Costa Rica. Years later, the magnificent building was named a National Landmark – the only hotel in Costa Rica named as one! Not only was the Gran Hotel Costa Rica the first major hotel in the country, it is also famous for being an important architectural masterpiece. You should definitely consider the Gran Hotel for your vacation in Costa Rica.

Centrally Located – Close to all the Attractions 

Presently, the Gran Hotel Costa Rica offers easy access to many attractions. You will find museums, parks and other areas of interest. You may want to take a day trip or city tour of San Jose. Furthermore, the luxurious hotel is close to the National Theatre, the Gold and Jade Museum, Braulio Carrillo National Park, and Poás Volcano! You are within walking distance and short day trips of everything!  

Gran Hotel is one of San Jose’s jewels with a graceful mixture of historic architecture and contemporary style. Its complete renewed rooms, lobby, and restaurant will set this property apart from other metropolitan hotels. Experience the luxury, state-of-the-art guest rooms with sophisticated furnishing, upgraded amenities, and the most up-to-date technology.

Dining Choices – Something for everybody

Enjoy local flavors incorporated in international cuisine at their Cultura5 restaurant. Typical for Curio collection hotels you will find innovative recipes all made of the freshest ingredients. Begin your day right with a nutritious breakfast or a hearty bite. Sip on a good cup of coffee or enjoy pre-dinner drinks in their beautifully renovated hotel lounge. Whether you are coming for a business affaire or just want to enjoy the luxury of the Gran Hotel, you will find what you are seeking for!

Part of Hilton’s luxurious Curio Collection

This unique property is the latest edition of Hilton’s Curio Collection, a brand that features unique and historic buildings like the Gran Hotel Costa Rica. The Gran Hotel was recently going through a complete transformation to bring it to the next level of sophistication and comfort. However, the old world charm and history are still very present in the hotel’s atmosphere. This beautiful getaway in the midst of the bustling city San José will surely make your stay unforgettable at this historic retreat.

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On-Site Facilities

Business Center Gran Hotel Costa Rica

Business Center

Connect with the office in the 24-hour business center. Here you can keep your business going while you enjoy some time in Costa Rica.

Piano Bar Gran Hotel Costa Rica

Piano Bar

Pre-dinner drinks and much more, the options at Gran Hotel Costa Rica are there to be discovered and enjoyed. Relax and meet interesting people!

Gym Gran Hotel Costa Rica

Fitness Room

Work out in the complimentary fitness center and keep yourself fit and healthy. A variety of fitness machines will make your workout at Gran Hotel a good one.

Meeting Room Gran Hotel Costa Rica

Meeting Rooms

Feel invited to step away from the ordinary and reserve a setting just as unique as your event – these are spaces that reward the curious and can bring the local fervor into your event.

Restaurant Gran Hotel Costa Rica

Cultura Restaurant

When you visit Curio properties, you will experience dining experiences as diverse and unique as the independent hotels that form the collection.

Room Types

Gran Hotel Guest Rooms

Guest Rooms

All the guest rooms are equipped with a king bed or two full beds featuring pillow-top mattresses and soft linens for a soothing night’s sleep. They are also featuring complimentary WiFi, HDTV, mini-refrigerator, coffeemaker, safe box, and work desk with ergonomic chair. The bathroom features a walk-in shower, a hairdryer, and deluxe bath products.

Suite Gran Hotel Costa Rica


Every suite has a king bed with pillow-top mattress and soft linens for a great night’s sleep. Enjoy a living area with sofa, complimentary WiFi, two HDTVs, a mini-refrigerator, coffeemaker, private safe, and work desk with ergonomic chair.

Acessible Rooms Gran Hotel Costa Rica

Accessible Rooms

Every accessible room has a king bed or two full beds with pillow-top mattresses and soft linens for a great night’s sleep. Enjoy complimentary WiFi, a 50-inch HDTV, mini-refrigerator, coffeemaker, private safe, and work desk with ergonomic chair.


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