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Ivins, Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015

While we don’t usually take the time to do a detailed review on the resorts we stay at, we felt this one deserves more. After reading many of the previous reviews on Villas Palmas we debated at length whether to try it. We are pleased that we made the decision to do so. Warning: If you are looking for a... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

This complex was very comfortable and perfect for using as the central touring location. It is not luxurious but more than adequate. Negative reviews had us worried before we went but the second we walked into the courtyard, our worries were alleviated. The tours from the facility are amazing and more than you could plan on your own. Very affordable... More 

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3 Thank Kate M
Fort McMurray, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 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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6 Thank Zephtig
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 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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5 Thank pplJudy
Bozeman, Montana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

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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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 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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5 Thank chocolady8
Prescott, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 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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7 Thank John L
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

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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2 Thank Stefan E
Neptune, New Jersey, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 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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4 Thank Delce S
West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 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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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Taranova-Villas Palmas

Address: 200 Metros Este, 100 Metros Sur del Hotel Irazu, 549 San Jose La Uruca, San Jose, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Jose Metro > San Jose
Number of rooms: 7
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Taranova-Villas Palmas Hotel San Jose
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“we had unit 11, it was perfect!”
 of 5 bubbles Lorivon, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Since this was not a hotel, we took care of the room ourselves. Fresh sheets and towels were put on the beds on Wednesday.”
 of 5 bubbles MaryLeeL_13, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Almost all of the condos are 3 bedroom and have a combo upper/lower space, but we had Condo 1 which was very convenient”
 of 5 bubbles Deanna53590, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All units are identical”
 of 5 bubbles rogerhV4270BV, 9 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Dry cloth in the balcony. Otherwise it'll 3 days to dry.”
  • The walk up 3 steps and into a slanted tub
 of 5 bubbles chocolady8, 10 Dec 2014 | Read review
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