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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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Atlanta, GA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was in Monteverde and some travelers said they had stayed at this hotel, and loved it. Even though I'm not crazy about Jaco, I decided to check it out. What a fantastic hotel! All rooms face the jungle and overlook the pool. It's only 5-10 min from Jaco but feels a world away. Nice comfortable beds, clean rooms and... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful place, away from the noisy downtown area. stayed in room 15, which was tucked in the corner with plenty of privacy. Wish they served dinner so we didn't have to drive out. Breaksfast was fine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I worked 5 years with Disney so I’m VERY picky about hotels and customer service, and Milton and his staff exceeded my expectations. My wife and I even had a visit from the owners, Laura and Fernando. When is the last time that happened to you while staying at a hotel? And our flight was late but when we arrived... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this boutique hotel on short notice and what a great surprise it's been! Milton and the crew are so professional and helpful. The views from each hotel room is magnificent. We stayed for one night in Room 22. The view from the room shows the mountains and beautiful forestry. I felt like I was smack in the rain... More 

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where to start? This hotel was exceptional and it exceeded all our expectations! From the moment we arrived at the hotel, we were greeted straight from our car. Even though we were slightly early for check-in, they provided a glass of wine and we were soon made to feel at home. The location of the hotel is slightly away from... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in Pumilio last week with my sister and 2 Costa Rican friends, and honestly, we couldn't have asked for more. We booked this hotel last minute so it turned out to be pretty cheap, and when we got there we were astounded. It is beautiful, calm, attention to detail is a priority and they really make you feel... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

If you're staying in Jaco, this place is a few kilometers away from the beach, nestled in the mountains and surrounded by rain forest. We had a rental car, so distance from the beach was not an issue. The place is an absolute gem with nice breakfast that runs well past noon! The pool is amazing and the staff are... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

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 October 23, 2014

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

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 

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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
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Jaco

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