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Hotel Pumilio

3.5 of 5 Small 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 #1 of 21 Jaco B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We contacted the hotel about a week before we arrived to ask about the tours and excursions that we wanted to do while we were in Costa Rica. Laura, the owner, and Milton in the front desk responded by email immediately with suggestions and did a lot of research to find different tour operators and give us comparisons and times... More

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Hi! Thanks a lot for your nice comments a very special couple we enjoyed having with us since the beginning as a told you it is very important for us to be part of your plans, that way we know about the purpose of your trip and can start working ahead to find your tours and activities sometimes is not... More

Quebec City, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We and my wife spent our two week honeymoon at Hotel Pumilio and had an absolutely marvellous time! Everything felt perfect... the nature all around is truly beautiful, the staff is extremely courteous and helpful, it is truly peaceful and relaxing and at the same time there are plenty of exciting activities available whenever you feel like exploring across the... More

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hi nice to hear from the perfect honeymooner's! It was so nice to have you leaping into happiness every day with us and specially me will always remember your anniversary for sure. Can wait to have you back on the raining season here is always a lot of things to do, season fruits to try, relax and have fun. Milton... More

Bielefeld, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay there for 14 days and feel like home. Very exciting place and everything is possible if you have any wish at the staff. Milton the manager at the desk was a very friendly and nice guy. If you want to take a taxi to Jaco or beach the hotel will pay for you once a day the trip... More

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hello! Nice to hear from you a very special couple that really enjoy our hotel in a long stay and made good friends, we always remember you, smiling and having a good time. The cicadas season is already gone, next year when they start making noise we will remember you. Thanks a lot for you comments, your opinion counts and... More

Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Pumilio...WOW! Our first two nights in Costa Rica were spent here. The hotel is GORGEOUS! In the jungle and only a short cab ride into town. They also provided with one free taxi ride to and from town per day which was awesome!! Milton, the manager there, was absolutely wonderful. He greeted us with a warm smile and lovely... More

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Hi! Thanks for your gorgeous comments, we hope the rest of your vacation in Costa Rica was very nice too, so nice to hear from you a very special couple that enjoys traveling like King's, every detail, view, breakfast, tours, always smiling, thanks for you comments about Milton, he really enjoys helping with our guests needs and very important he... More

La Habra, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very relaxing place.suitable for a family .nice kitchen and beautiful pool outside room.the owner was very gracious,staff is very helpful.i felt totally at home.seclude from hustle and bustle.we loved it.

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Hi! Thanks for your opinion that is ver important for us and helpful for new visitors leaping into happiness at Pumilio! You are a ver special family that we always enjoying the environment surrounded by nature, when we builded worked the idea of having the kitchens outside the room so people don`t mss a second in the peace, landscaping and... More

Aarhus, Denmark
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's nothing on Hotel Pumilio that's not possible. The staff will do anything they can to make your stay pleasent. We had a very nice stay at the end of our journey, The only bad thing is that it was even harder to leave Costa Rica after staying three nighths at Pumilio :) It is such a nice and peaceful... More

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hi! You are so nice and special couple we miss you thanks for your kindly comments your opinion is very important for us to keep improving our services, taking care of the little things to make almost everything possible, we love to be part of our guest's plans before the trip and during there visit so depending on the purpose... More

Fountain Valley, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at Hotel Pumilio early in the day before normal check in time ( not knowing that we would be the first stop on Interbus's schedule ). We were graciously received by Laura, the owner, and her staff. We were welcomed with a glass of wine and escorted to our room which was spacious, clean and modern. How we... More

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Laura P, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hi! Nice to hear from you and hope to have you back some day with our parents and friends, you really leaped into happiness at Pumilio meeting with your sister and lovely nieces going into this sallying adventure, we have them in our prayers and we are following them in internet. It was very nice meeting such a nice couple... More

Saskatoon, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very satisfied with the service provided at this hotel. Quiet, private and off the busy track. The people were friendly, surroundings peaceful and the pool was lovely. Loved the ambience. Definitely returning.

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Hello! Thanks for your opinion that is very important for us, we feel happy you have good memories from your vacation and are planning to leap into happiness at Pumilio in the future, let us know so we can be part of your plans. It was a pleasure to have you with us. Best regards More

Minnetonka, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We appreciated the feeling of privacy and intimacy. The kitchenette on balcony was a plus for the early riser. They can get their day started without disturbing others. We had a first floor room, so we could step off our terrace and be in the pool. Which was a lovely area. The staff is more than accommodating on every level.... More

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Thanks for your comments they are very important to us. Since we started this hotel adventure we keep taking care every day to improve our services, we designed the suite confortable, spacious, and the kitchenettes outside the room which allows to enjoy the nature, pool, birds, lizards that makes this boutique spot magical. If you ever forget, or lose your... More

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Perfect little boutique hotel with nice rooms, pool area, beautiful nature, and service. I would definitely recommend this hotel for couples for a quiet getaway. When I go back to I will be staying here again.

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Hi! Nice to hear from you, thanks for your opinion that is very important for us, we love to have people leaping into happiness at Pumilio! If you ever forget, or lose your happy all you have to do is come back to Pumilio. We know how to find the happy in you. Hope to have you back soon. Best... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Pumilio

Also Known As:
El Paso De Las Lapas Hotel
El Paso De Las Lapas Hotel Jaco
Hotel Pumilio Costa Rica/Jaco
Address: 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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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 21 B&Bs / Inns in Jaco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Pumilio 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our boutique hotel, ideal for families, couples or friends who enjoy the natural beauty, in a quiet environment, between two mountains of virgin forest at sea level and 3 minutes from beaches Jaco and Herradura. Enjoy the variety of sports tours, adrenaline, hiking, national parks, restaurants, shops, souvenirs, supermarkets among others.Personalized service makes an experience unforgettable. Our 10 spacious luxury suites, each accommodating up to 5 people, fully equipped kitchen, terrace or balcony & WI-FI. Rates include full breakfast without schedule.For other meals we have a portfolio called "Gourmet Adventures", including the menus of different restaurants at your service. Escape to a relax experience in our Spa surrounded by lush vegetation and enjoy the experience of being in harmony with nature. ... more   less 
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