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West Jordan, Utah
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I booked this resort through RCI at the last minute. For exploring Costa Rica it was a great location and Sol Tropical Tours, which is separate from the resort, was an amazing avenue for exploring the Country. The condo wasn't cleaned very well prior to our arrival, finding hair in all of the showers was displeasing. The towel count they...

4Thank JypsyJinger
Worcester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We used RCI points to book a two-bedroom unit in this condominium complex. We were given a complementary upgrade to a three-bedroom unit with 2.5 baths. With fans in every ceiling, a fully equipped kitchen, two televisions, and free wifi, we were very comfortable. The property also has a small but lovely swimming pool, which we did not use. Everything...

5Thank Mary Lee L
Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Reading some reviews of this condo, I wasn't sure we made the right choice. But I am happy to report that we enjoyed our stay very much. We were picked up at the airport and brought to the condo. Check in was easy. The condo was very large and clean and had a nice "Latin" look and feel to it...much...

7Thank Richard N
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I feel like I have to write this because based on reviews, I almost didn't stay here, which would have been a big mistake. Our 3-bedroom condo was clean and very nice. People say it's not updated... but what does that mean? When we go to a foreign country, we don't want to stay at the Ritz Carlton-- we want...

3Thank Deanna53590
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and I recently stayed at Villas Palmas for our first trip to Costa Rica. Overall the staff for Villas Palmas were very pleasant and professional. However the condos were quite dated and ours was smelt of food and stale everything. The beds were akin to sleeping on a wooden pallet at best and the sheets were just as...

2Thank ChefSquirrel
Ivins, Utah
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...

7Thank Roger H
Reviewed 25 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...

3Thank Kate M
Fort McMurray, Canada
Reviewed 5 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...

6Thank Zephtig
Edmonton, Canada
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...

5Thank pplJudy
Bozeman, Montana
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...

25Thank JenKrum

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff

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
Hotel Class:3 star — Taranova-Villas Palmas 3*
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Taranova-Villas Palmas Hotel San Jose
Taranova-Villas Palmas Costa Rica/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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