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Hotel Pumilio

3.5 of 5 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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  • 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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San Antonio, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Upon arrival late that night we were greeted by a great staff. We had some car trouble with our rental and they help us immediately. Very friendly and helpful staff. Although it was late, we were able to order dinner at a restaurant they recommended and set it up for us at the terrace, lovely...The room was clean and very... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the moment you step in to the reception and are greeted warmly and handed a cool glass of wine you know you are in good hands. The staff are wonderful and so is this tiny little hotel. The rooms offer a beautiful view of the pool and gardens and mountains beyond. The rooms are luxurious and each has a... More

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New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was wonderful. It only has 10 rooms that look out to the forest. We honestly felt that we had the hotel to ourselves. The staff was great, Adrian and Juan were very nice and helpful. It was great to book tours through the hotel and not have to worry about money until the end. The hotel provides 1... More

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hope you had a nice trip back home, thanks for your opinion that is very important for us, booking tours at the hotel is perfect to forget about the wallet during vacation but specially the best way to be sure we choose the best tour operator, price for value and double check schedules. This little spot is strategically located near... More

Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I stayed at this hotel for 4 nights. It was a great experience. Great natural environment. Breakfast was great and I love their pool! Hotel employee was very helpful in booking our tours.

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hello! A lovely family that leaped into happiness 4 nights at Pumilio enjoying every single detail, the pool, gardens and the tours, nice to hear you liked our recommendations about the tours, we really care about the best tour operator and double check schedules, they also know they have to be special with our guests. Thanks for your opinion that... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful property. There are only 10 rooms, all with terraces, that look out onto a beautiful, lush forest. We found the view breathtaking! They provide many extras, such as, a welcome drink of wine, a basket of treats in the room and a free delivery service from local restaurants. In addition, they also provide, a free round... More

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Thanks for you opinion that is very important for us, its the way to keep improving our services, we really know the value of every day of vacation and like to make memorable experiences to our guests, who are always welcome with the glass of wine, the snacks at the room and try to help with everything. Milton, Adrian, Juan... More

Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

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 September 10, 2014

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 September 4, 2014

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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 August 24, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
El Paso De Las Lapas Hotel Jaco
Hotel Pumilio Costa Rica/Jaco

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