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Hotel Pumilio

#5 of 43 Hotels in Jaco
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Myself and a friend decided to explore Costa Rica as a 25th birthday present to ourselves and it was the best choice we ever made to stay in Hotel Pumilio! They arranged our airport pick-up so we didn't have to worry about that at all (plus our driver was so wonderful and told us all about the country and even... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pumilio was our last hotel booked for our vacation. I was actually very excited for this one because the website promotes it being very clean and spacious and with a mountain view, an "infinity" pool with a restaurant area. When you get to the entrance of the place, you push a button and the person at the front office has... More 

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

Hello! Sorry to hear is was not what you expected! We really agree with you about the parking lot is not confortable at all, in the future we are planning to be able to improve it, you are also right you have to ring the bell to the gate to be open, thanks for comment because you shouldn't wait at... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After leaving a resort in Tamarindo a day early due to poor service, we found this gem. Even before we arrived, Juan and Krishne were excellent help. The grounds are immaculate, the custom breakfast is not to be missed and the rooms are spacious with a beautiful view. Since there are only ten suites here, everyone has a view of... More 

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

Hello! Thank you for your opinion that is very important for us & counts. Glad you decided to leave Tamarindo before, all of our guests are always more than welcome in our Boutique hotel. We work hard to give the importance that our guests deserve, specially knowing that they are sharing with us their vacation time and love to help... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thought this hotel was great. We stayed there for a week and had the hotel to ourselves almost the whole time. We had breakfast cooked for us every morning even if we did no get up until 11am. (Breakfast was not fantastic, but good enough). The staff was very nice and extremely helpful. The property was secluded and very... More 

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

Thank you for your kindly comments! All of our guests are always more than welcome in our Boutique hotel. We work hard to give the importance that our guests deserve, specially knowing that they are sharing with us their vacation time. It was a pleasure to meet you and your friends and have you leaping into happiness with us for... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a nice stay at Hotel Pumilio. Room was large and nicely appointed. Kitchen on balcony or terrace is interesting touch, if you want to cook your own meals. Beds were very hard and pool was so cloudy that I would not swim in it. The staff is very helpful and the property and building were well maintained.

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

Thank you for your kindly comments, I have been checking the pool`s daily vitacora, to try to find out what happened since it is always very clean, I appreciate your comment it is the best way to keep improving. All of our guests are always more than welcome in our Boutique hotel. We work hard to give the importance that... More 

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39 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Much has already been written by other guests, so not a lot to add. Suffice to say, we had a fabulous week at the Pumilio. Our ground floor room had a really nice patio with kitchenette a couple of feet from the pool, with views over the vegitation. The room itself was huge, clean and decorated with local colours and... More 

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

Hello! Nice having with us a very special couple during 1 week leaping into happiness. The outdoor kitchen is great that way the room doesn’t smell food and people can enjoy the nature while cooking and offering complementary all the basics like napkins, salt, pepper, soap makes our guest their stay easier. The rooms were planned to be spacious and... More 

Hollywood, Florida, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to love this place, but can't. I'll start with the good...it's clean, modern, and has a nice pool. The rooms are spacious and well appointed. My problems started when I was about to book a tour. The tour info says air conditioned transportation included. Well, we go to book the tour and he tells me to add $120... More 

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

All of our guests are always more than welcome in our Boutique hotel. We work hard to give the importance that our guests deserve, specially knowing that they are sharing with us their vacation time. All our guest opinion are valuable and will give us the opportunity improve and do any changes to better service our guest needs. About things... More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We sadly only had one night at this brilliant hotel, off the beaten path but near Jaco. With only 10 rooms, there is a nice personal touch, and we were able to chat several times to the owners who flitted around the place, while the manager and their staff dealt with every need. The room was really stunning, and the... More 

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

Hi! It was a pleasure meeting you! Hope you had a good time with your friends at Ciudad Colón and in the rest of your trip! Hope next time you can leap into happiness more nights with us! All of our guests are always more than welcome in our Boutique hotel. We work hard to give the importance that our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Hotel is set in beautiful lush tropical tropical forest in the mountain. The grounds and pool area are spectacular The front desk staff, Juan and Krishne, were phenomenal. Their service was impeccable, they handled everything with a smile, always ready to assist, getting us great budget friendly tours. The room staff kept our accommodations spotless, with lovely towel decorations daily.... More 

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

Hello! You are a lovely family it was a pleasure to have you leaping into happiness at Pumilio! All of our guests are always more than welcome in our Boutique hotel. We work hard to give the importance that our guests deserve, specially knowing that they are sharing with us their vacation time. According with our guests plans and their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Wow just wow! This is the place to stay at in Costa Rica. It's a few minutes outside of Jaco in a really quiet area. There are 10 rooms all overlooking the pool / forest area and its gorgeous. The staff is unbelievably nice. i have stayed in hotels around the world and never have met a better staff. They... More 

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

Hi! You are a very special couple; it was a pleasure to meet you, looking forward to have you back in a future! Wow lots of thanks for you opinion that it is very important for us, all of our guests are always more than welcome in our Boutique hotel. We work hard to give the importance that our guests... More 

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