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Welcome to Gran Hotel Costa Rica, Curio Collection by Hilton, an iconic gem in the heart of San Jose. Located on the pedestrian boulevard Avenida Central, our hotel overlooks the National Theatre and is steps from cafés, shops, museums and other top attractions. It’s a quick walk to downtown government buildings and Fortune 500 companies, and Juan Santamaria International Airport is just 30 minutes away.
Colonial beauty meets modern technology in our stylish guest rooms, featuring complimentary WiFi, a 50-inch HDTV, mini-refrigerator, work desk, and walk-in shower. Choose an executive room for more amenities and beautiful city views, or treat yourself to a suite with living area, second HDTV and 24-hour butler service. Guests in executive rooms and suites also enjoy access to the Executive Lounge, serving complimentary snacks and spirits each night.
You’ll find a range of thoughtful amenities throughout our San Jose hotel. Our signature restaurant is open all day, tempting every palate with international cuisine and local flavors. Sample whisky and gin from around the world while taking in the view from our 5th floor piano bar. Work out in the complimentary fitness center, or connect with the office in the 24-hour business center. We also have spectacular event space and a dedicated staff for meetings and celebrations of up to 60 guests.
Set in downtown San Jose, our hotel is ideally located for exploring Costa Rica’s attractions and natural beauty. Watch a performance at the National Theatre next door, or discover the charming shops and restaurants along Avenida Central. Step into history at the Gold Museum and Jade Museum, and see fascinating currency at the Museum of Numismatics – all a short stroll from the hotel. Looking for a day trip? Head to Braulio Carrillo National Park for scenic hikes amid the lush rainforest, or trek to Poás Volcano and view a beautiful crater lake through the clouds. Our staff is pleased to recommend festivals, performances, city tours and other events during your visit to San Jose.