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Hotel Villa Tournon

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   125 m al Este del Periodico La Republica, San Jose 1000, Costa Rica
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Ranked #54 of 85 hotels in San Jose
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jack B St. Louis , MO
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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St. Louis , MO
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night, on the final night of our tour of Costa Rica. The lobby was clean and welcoming, but it was dark and in need of some brightening up. I liked how there were complimentary computers to use, and a lounge area. The pool area was nice, and felt like an oasis in the middle of... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

This hotel is deceptive. The décor of reception and restaurant areas is a bit old fashioned and dark, and the rooms although adequate are dated. But for one night before the start of a holiday or at the end before flying home it's fine. It is conveniently located and tour buses pick people up from there. The food is good... More

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Brit in UK
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I stayed here probably like most people for a one night transit on the way in and another on the way out of Costa Rica. For that purpose this hotel is ok. The bedroom was clean, albeit as previously reported a little dated now. The food was acceptable and there is a bar / restaurant, albeit it is dark and... More

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York, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We stayed here on 2 occasions on a recent tour round Costa Rica. I asked the receptionist in Spanish to put my medication in the fridge. I discovered the next day it had been left out in reception. So I got our Costa Rican tour guide to explain again it had to be put in the fridge. The second time... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Many of the previous reviews already mention this hotel is a little dated but (as always) this is balanced off somewhat by what you're prepared to pay and how long you intend to stay. My stay was a late afternoon, evening meal followed by breakfast and flight home so I can't offer advice on what it's like to "stay in... More

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Lake Mills, Iowa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Room was clean but very dated. Best shower we'd had in a week of traveling Costa Rica. Only had supper in the restaurant, and it was really pretty tasty until I found something resembling a straw from a broom in my spaghetti sauce. I was done after that. We're from the US and we're only here for about 12 hours... More

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Staines, United Kingdom
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49 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Not the best location as a good 20 minute hilly walk into the centre. The lobby is tidy and presentable but the rooms are dated, dark and noisy. The a/c is something from the 1970s and serves more to cool the window than the bed area and the bathrooms are poorly lit. Wi-fi is intermittent as is the internet in... More

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Woodside, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I stayed in this hotel for 2 days in early sept (2013). Though the lobby was decent looking, the overall hotel was not. First its located in a "red zone" area. Meaning its not entirely safe. So if you have kids, i would not advice staying here. The rooms lacked renovation. They had a box tv, a non functioning air... More

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25 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

This was the starting point for a group tour of Central America. It was perfectly ok after a long flight and slept well. Not in a nice part of town though. Full of young group from USA who were not especially well behaved. Room was acceptable and clean. Buffet breakfast was very good with choice and staff pleasant.

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Lubbock, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

I recently went with a tour group to Costa Rica and we spent our 1st two nights at this hotel. It is a convenient location and the dining room staff is very friendly, BUT, that is where anything positive about my stay ends. I was fortunate to stay in a room with wood floors - the girls who stayed in... More

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Also Known As:
Tournon Hotel San Jose
Hotel Villa Tournon Costa Rica/San Jose
Address: 125 m al Este del Periodico La Republica, San Jose 1000, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#7 Luxury Hotel in San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Villa Tournon 4*
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