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Taranova-Villas Palmas

200 Metros Este, 100 Metros Sur del Hotel Irazu, 549 San Jose La Uruca, San Jose, Costa Rica
Taranova-Villas Palmas
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Fort McMurray, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

San Jose is crazy for the North American person who is used to good directions. Here it is the land of directions via landmarks, so driving ourselves to this place was a bit challenging to say the least. It took us an hour to find it, especially since we had no means of calling them. First, you can only check... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The condo contains all you need for your stay except a few spices and minor amenities. Office provided more pillows when asked, exchanged towels on Wednesday and provided washing machines and beach towels. Not at all luxurious, but good enough. Safe and clean. San Jose is not a great city, all the buildings have window bars and razor wire but... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Prior to visiting TVP with my family I read many reviews. There is a scam that you MUST be aware of, going on at this property! Part of the check in process requires the guest to sign an 'open' credit card charge slip. They tell you it is for a $100 security deposit for the room and will be returned... More 

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Flushing, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We did not expect too much after reading the various reviews here and on RCI web site. We a a great unit to accommodate 3 couples. 3 bedrooms with 2.5 bathrooms. 2 livings / family room. dining area, great kitchen and laundry room: a room with a cement sink and cloth lines...:). The location is great for traveling in the... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

TVP is not a resort, So if that is your expectation go elsewhere. TVP is a great opportunity to live in a downtown San Jose townhouse. The units are furnished much like an upper middle class person might live with in Costa Rica. My wife & I loved our week, we felt like we had a great home in which... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Nice place to stay if youre planning to travel around the area a bit. Geographicly close to most of the country. Had a kitchen in the condominium so it was easy to get away with food prices. Could havet been a bigger variation in room sizes.

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Neptune, New Jersey, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Just returned from Costa Rica and booked a three bedroom week stay at Taranova - Villas Palmas with a party of 4 females. this location is indeed a central place to stay and tour sites in and around San Jose. The staff was very polite and helpful. I mistakenly left some clothing there and after calling was able to pick... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

TO the travelers sharing photos of Taranova-villas Palmas, Thank you. The pictures capture a much better depiction of the property that words cannot completely convey, So with a few detailed reviews and photos, makes booking this 'resort' a more comfortable option. Previous reviews left me anxious about the booking. No photos were up (not good ones, anyway) and all the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

This complex has just 13 units & we had the opportunity to meet & get to know everyone. It's not a 5 star by any means, but it makes up for it by being clean & more than adequate. The 5 star part is the Sol Tropical Tour Company that arranges the tours for those staying here. We took 5... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This condo is charming. The staff, especially Alfonzo who seems to work 24 hrs a day! Mark the owner/operator of Sol Tropical was a great information resource and very helpful in guiding us through our various travel needs from location to location. We did one tour with his group (only time we had, as we were in for a wedding... More 

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