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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week 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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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The staff and service at Hotel Pumilio was superb. The staff really made our stay special. The views and relaxing environment is amazing. I definitely recommend staying at this hotel. The rooms are very nice with modern finishes. The hotel is located in a remote area but close to town about a 5 minute drive.

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Nice to hear from you thanks for your opinion that is very important and helpful for us, we enjoy offering our guest the best service to make a remarkable experience of their vacation surrounded by nature on the heart of Central Pacific to explore Costa Rica comfortable in a spacious and very clean rooms, we hope to have you back... More

Perez, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We live in Costa Rica, and travel from time to time to see the country. On the way back from the Nicoya, we checked for hotels on the Internet. One similar to Pumilio offered a little better price, but when we checked further, they were adding on about 50% in misc. Pumilio gave me a quote and stuck to it.... More

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Thanks for you opinion that is very important for us, nice to hear we helped making your wife happy, It was a pleasure to have you with us. 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 and very close to San... More

Mascotte, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We enjoyed our stay and were treated well from the staff at check-in to leaving the property. If you are tired of the tourist areas & want a tranquil environment, look no further. The property is a small 8 room hotel, with all rooms facing the pool and mountain view. The hotel even included a free cab ride to nearby... More

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It was a pleasure to have you with us, a very special couple, as you named our great hideaway hotel is very comfortable and tranquil, but very close to a lot of activities, restaurants, supermarkets, etc. surrounded by nature. Thanks for your opinion that counts and is very important for us. Our wine glass welcome, our personalized service, breakfast and... 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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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in Jaco
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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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