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Taylor Inn B & B

Avenida 13, Calles 03-03B, # 336 | 600 Norte y 50 al Este del Automercado, San Jose, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

We were put in a downstairs room in the courtyard. Funky doors which you couldn't actually lock with the key (it was like a turn-knob lock from the inside only). You could also hear Everything and everyone...and unluckily for us some friends of the caretakers(owners?) were staying next door. We came in from being out all day to find the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

This was the estate of the Italian who built the National Theatre and the architecture is charming. The dining area opens to a breezy open flower garden that attracts hummingbirds and other song birds. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the complimentary breakfast was fresh and substantial. The location was prime!! We could safely walk to all the downtown... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

If you believe the guide books you'll have nothing but problems in San Jose, but that's so far from the truth (if you take the normal precuations that is). This B&B is handily located and the staff are really helpful, they will help with directions, maps etc. Rooms are big and clean and our room had a huge bathroom. Breakfast... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

We began our trip to Costa Rica here after an evening arrival in San Jose. The rooms were clean and pleasant, if basic. The beds were very comfortable, and the atmosphere welcoming. The colonial architecture offers high ceilings and an airy feel, with each room opening onto a central courtyard. This hotel is a short walk to the downtown area... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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29 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

In all honesty, this is not a bad little spot, for the $30 a night that I spent on a private room with two beds, one single and one double with my own private bathroom, I cannot complaint too much, however the layout is not that great, every room is in an open courtyard facing the main entrance along with... More 

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Naples, Florida
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122 reviews 122 reviews
20 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

Not what I expected but I had to stay in San Jose longer than I'd planned. The staff here are so friendly and helpful that I liked it better than when I first arrived. I'd stay there again simply because of the staff.

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Brooklyn, NY
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18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2011

We stayed here only one night because it's just a few blocks from the bus station,and our feelings are mixed. On one hand, the people are friendly and helpful, and it felt kind of homey. We enjoyed watching hummingbirds while having our breakfast. On the other, the walls are very thin, and the century-old house is extremely creaky, so it... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2011

My husband and I booked a 3-night stay at this place after spending a week at a time-share unit in Uruca. We wanted to experience downtown San Jose on foot before leaving Costa Rica! The reviews from TripAdvisor and the pictures convinced us that this was it! We were welcomed by Alfonso the day before and when we checked in... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2011

This is a small budget B&B very close to the centre of San Jose. The house is an old "adobe" house with the traditional layout, which is nice. The room that we stayed in was quite damp and dank though, no windows. We did not feel comfortable leaving the room by night, as it is in a somewhat shady corner... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2011

Taylor's Inn is a great Bed and Breakfast! Loved the ambiance, everywhere I turned there was beautiful pieces of art. Great historical district, beautiful old (but well kept) Spanish home. The Inn is at walking distance to downtown shopping area and museums, etc... but far enough to feel like I was in a small town. The personal was very helpful... More 

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