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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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  • 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

To preface this review, I have stayed at hundreds of hotels from around the world and while I have been impressed with many, Pumilio is one of those that really jumps out and compels me to write this review (sitting on my room's private terrace as I type). Pumilio is an amazing boutique hotel. It's our 5th hotel on our... More

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Thanks for you clearly and true comments, we really appreciate them and every 2 weeks in the staff meeting we read the new ones and all of us feel very happy when a special family like yours takes the time to write and notice the small details that makes the difference and work if there is a improving note on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

My favorite hotel ever! Great experience, staff are super friendly and very helpful! Location was great very close to town and beaches. Rooms are very clean and upgraded. Breakfast was a plus. I will definitely return.

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hello! Nice to hear from you and thanks for your comments that are very important for us. Once you leap into Pumilio there is no to-do list to distract you, no finish line just out of reach to put blinders on you, no people to please, no image to live up to, no race around the clock, even a non... More

Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is the perfect small hotel for families with children. The rooms are large, the pool is wonderful, the grounds are beautiful, and the staff is attentive and helpful. The hotel was in great condition and extremely clean. The staff knows the area very well and gave us good advice on where to eat and how to spend our time.... More

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Awesome commets too, thanks our guest opinion is very important for us to keep improving our service, we share them with all of our staff every 2 weeks and we all appreciate and take care when it is something to improve. Last week we finished our new deck, bigger and easier access to the slide water. If you ever forget,... More

Midland, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

It was hard to find. Follow the directions to go to the butterfly farm . When we got here they let us check in early, and had a glass of white wine for us. if we did not have a car they would pay for the taxi to go to town to eat and come back. The room was great,... More

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hello, thanks for your opinion that is very important for us. Sorry about the road signals to make our guest easier to find us, it's something we are trying to improve soon, last week we worked some changes and by now we have a bigger deck around the pool, hope to have you, your friends and family in a near... More

Astoria, NY
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My husband and I were traveling from San Jose to Montezuma, and because of the taxi boat timing from Jaco we knew we were going to need to spend a night in the area. We are pretty laid back, so I was looking for a low key vibe place to stay, probably not in Jaco maintown. Luckily I found Hotel... More

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks for your opinion that is very important for us. It was a pleasure to have you with us at least one night during your Costa Rica vacation and hope to have you soon for a longer stay to enjoy all the nature and tours to do from Pumilio and come back to a peaceful, confortable and the best... 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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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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