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Hotel Pumilio

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Del cruce Herradura 2 Km hacia Jaco | 1 Km a Mano Izquierda, Jaco 943-1000, Costa Rica (Formerly El Paso de las Lapas)
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Ranked #3 of 42 Hotels in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
tstephe2 Las Vegas, Nevada
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was everything we wanted and more. This was our first time going to the CR from Las Vegas so we were clueless. We chose the hotel based on ratings and pictures. First we arrived and they welcomed us with a glass of wine and carried our bags. They took us on a tour of this little hidden treasure.... More

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Thanks for your opinion that is very important for us, it's the way to keep improving every day to guarantee unexpected vacations and special memories to our guests. You are very special and really enjoy life and appreciate our small details, like the welcome glass of wine, goodies, welcome card, since we only have 10 suites it allows us spoil... More

Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we got there, we were greeted with a friendly staff who was quick to get us situated into our rooms and make us feel at home. The rooms were very spacious and cleaned every day. If you don't want to go out for dinner after a long day of fun, the hotel also offers a delivery service... More

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hi! Hope you had a good trip back home, it was a pleasure to have you with us a very special couple, hope to have you back in the future. Thanks for your opinion that is very important for us, it is the best way to keep improving our services and small hotel. We really care about every single day... More

Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we did spend several nights at Hotel Pumillo. It is close to everything but far enough to offer a relaxed atmosphere. Staff was excellent, the rooms are generous and the outside kitchen is good for mixing drinks or feed a family. Breakfast is ok but not exciting but you can take it to your room and enjoy it on your... More

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your opinion that is very important for us to keep improving and offering the best service in the area, we really know the value of each single day of vacation and like to make them memorable in a relaxing spot surrounded by nature with the birds shows and strategically located on the heart of the... More

london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this place by chance as headed in to Jaco on bus from San Jose. Saw the sign for it and checked in! Peaceful, very clean, cool rooms with great balcony area and out door kitchen. Simple breakfast with eggs cooked to order! The best bit was watching the birds perform air shows each morning. It is about a mile... More

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Nice to hear from you, hope you had a nice trip back home, it was a pleasure you found us and decided to leap into happiness at Pumilio, hope to have you back some day and we appreciate your recommendations to other guests. This slice of paradise as you named is perfect to relax and strategically located to explore Costa... More

Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very small hotel in the mountains. My wife and I enjoyed out stay and will return again. It has maybe 10 rooms so it remains a very quiet hotel. Very clean and everything you need for a good vacation.

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Thanks for you comments, we appreciate you time, a very special couple that hope to have you back soon, good you enjoyed our recommendations on the ATV tour and having dinner at my family favorite restaurant in the area Lemon Zest. Our boutique hotel with 10 rooms is perfect to relax and leap into happiness, we care to make extra... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

After searching and watching 15 hotels we decided to take this one, the hotel is small but worm the rooms are very very nice the beds are very comfortable , the pool is amazing , it is not located on the beach but it is worth the 4 minutes drive, Breakfast is basic but clean and tasty

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hi! We are glad that after searching 15 hotel you ending in our paradise spot surrounded by nature and ready to leap into happiness, thanks for your comments that will always be very important for us to keep improving our service and place. We really work making memorable memories of our guest vacation and know the value of them, not... More

Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We stay in the Hotel last month and as always it was very nice, the room are cool, the recepcionist was very good and gentle, one of a kind. Highly reccomended hotel. And going with the kids is very enjoyble. You will enjoy it!!!

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments that are very important for us is the way to keep improving our services and place every day. A very special family that was a pleasure to have you with us leaping into happiness and adventure the wonderment of the sunset, the eyes of the crocodiles, the breeze in the trees you really enjoy life.... More

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My family and I went to this beautiful place about a week ago and we had a wonderful and relaxing day, the staff was friendly, helpful and the area is very clean, great swimming pool and good breakfast for the price. I wish I could have stayed another night or two. Gracias amigos de Costa Rica!

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hope you had a nice trip back home, it was a pleasure to have you with us leaping into happiness a very special family we will always remember. Thanks for you comments that are very important for us, next time we hope you can stay with us longer and discover all the activities and things to do around the area... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My daughter and I had a wonderful stay at Hotel Pumilio. The hotel is very clean, the grounds are lovely, and the staff is friendly, accommodating, and extremely helpful! Should we decide to revisit Jaco, we would definitely return to the Pumilio.

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Thanks you you comments that are very important for us, you and your daughter are very special and it's nice to see our good relation and a perfect vacation mom and daughter having fun together, at Pumilo you will always have a good time sharing with the ones you want and love. Our staff misses you smiling since breakfast in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This was a great place to stay. The hotel was a completely unexpected experience. When you look at the photos online you think na....can't be that nice, but it really is. I approve of this place. Huge thank you to the staff for being more than ordinary..

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks for you opinion that is very important for us, we always disagree with the places that have fake photos on their sites our guests need to know as real as possible the place in advance. Our staff works every minute to make unexpected experience to our guest since we clearly understand the value of every single day specially... More

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Address: Del cruce Herradura 2 Km hacia Jaco | 1 Km a Mano Izquierda, Jaco 943-1000, Costa Rica (Formerly El Paso de las Lapas)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Pumilio 3.5*
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Also Known As:
El Paso De Las Lapas Hotel Jaco
Hotel Pumilio Costa Rica/Jaco

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