Gran Hotel Costa Rica, Curio Collection by Hilton

Address: 2nd Avenue between streets 1 & 3, San Jose, Costa Rica

Telephone: +506-2-1039000

Hotel Details

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 away 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.  At our San Jose hotel, colonial beauty meets modern technology in our stylish guest rooms, featuring complimentary WiFi, a 42-inch HDTV, mini-refrigerator, work desk, and walk-in shower. Thoughtful amenities include our signature restaurant open all day, complimentary fitness center, 24-hour business center, and a spectacular event space.

Hotel Features

  • Historic hotel in central San Jose near business district and attractions
  • 79 contemporary guest rooms, suites, and executive rooms
  • All-day dining including restaurant, piano bar, and nightly room service
  • Fitness center, business center, and 24-hour snack shop
  • 80 sq. m. ballroom with natural light for work and social events
  • Just 30 minutes away from Juan Santamaria International Airport

San Jose Attractions

  • National Theatre - 1.6 km
  • Gold Museum - 0 km
  • Jade Museum - 1.6 km 
  • Casa Amarilla - 1.6 km
  • Braulio Carrillo National Park - 18.5 km
  • Poás Volcano - 56 km

Rooms & Suites in San Jose

Meetings & Events

Gran Hotel Costa Rica, Curio Collection by Hilton invites you to step away from the ordinary and reserve a setting just as unique as your event. We offer a spectacular event space for meetings and celebrations of up to 70 guests, and have available a dedicated staff  that will assist on bringing the local fervor into your event.

  • 24-hours business center
  • Largest meeting room: 99 sq. m. 
  • Fitness center 
  • Restaurant on property
  • 30 minutes from Juan Santamaria International Airport 

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Hotel Highlights

  • Modern and stylish guestrooms
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Executive Lounge access
  • 24-hour business center
  • On-site dining and bar



  • Self-parking: Not available 
  • Valet parking: 30.00 USD
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Pets: Only service animals allowed


From the airport: 
Take General Cañas Highway towards downtown. Pass over Juan Pablo Segundo bridge and continue until Paseo Colón. Turn left at Paseo Colón until Avenida Segunda, drive 1 km and the hotel is on the left across from the National Theater.

  • Airport distance: 24 km
  • Driving time: 30 minutes 
  • Airport bus service: 1 USD
  • Taxi fee: 35 USD
  • Rental car: 80 USD