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Hotel Pumilio

#4 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up at Pumilio by luck and it was amazing! Very clean, modern en well mentained boutique hotel on a quiet located, nearby the center of Jaco. Rooms are very clean, luxerious and everything you need is present. The pool is not big but lovely and the small property is looking spotless. Breakfast is not special but as everywhere... More 

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hello! Hope you had a nice trip back home! Thanks for your comments that are very important for us, the best way to keep improving is hearing from our guest. According with their plans, likes and preferences we feel happy making recommendations about the best tours, tour operators, restaurants and things to do in the area. This rural area a... More 

San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is an oasis! They have 10 rooms, a gorgeous pool, jungle surroundings, and the nicest staff you will ever meet. The basics: - large rooms, very clean - balconies with kitchenettes - electric outlets next to beds and in bathroom (this is so important to me for charging phone at night and doing hair in the morning) -... More 

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hello! It was a pleasure to have your with us a very special couple that definitely enjoys leaping into happiness. 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, especially knowing that they are sharing with us their vacation... More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I´d been always curious about this small hotel. Relatives and friends always recommended it so I´d decided to stay there for a couple of days. I can now say first hand this is the best boutique hotel in Jacó. The rooms are big and comfortable. You have everything you may need even to make some of you own meals. The... More 

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hello! Nice to hear you decided to come and visit this little spot your relatives and friends recommended, 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, especially knowing that they are sharing with us their vacation time. The... More 

Daytona Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is super nice. It only has 10 rooms and every room faces the infinity pool and the beautiful rain forest. Its tucked back so it feels like you're in your very own Costa Rica. They serve a wonderful breakfast with omletes if you'd like. Lots of fresh fruit as well as many other breakfast items. Its not in... More 

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your review that is very important for us, it was a pleasure to have with us such a special couple 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, especially knowing that they are sharing with... More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at Hotel Pumilio was such a treat! The staff members make a point of going above and beyond to assist the guests. It is easy to feel the care and concern the hotel has for each one of its guests. The grounds are well-maintained, the rooms are excellent, and the location is the perfect mix of convenience and solitude.... More 

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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, especially knowing that they are sharing with us their vacation time, and we love to celebrate with our guest, thanks for letting us know your husband 40th birthday so we... More 

atlanta
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review is long overdue since we stayed here in October 2014, but I've had my hands full with a new born and a 3 year old. My husband, my then 2 year old, and I stayed at the hotel pumilio in the second phase of our Costa Rica trip. We first visited San Jose, and then Jaco because we... More 

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Thank you for your kindly comments! A very nice family I just saw you once since I went back to San José because my son was getting married. All of our guests are always more than welcome in our Boutique hotel. We work hard to give the importance that our guests deserve, especially knowing that they are sharing with us... More 

Madrid, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Pumilio for one night and every aspect of it surpassed my expectations. The staff were professional and friendly, the facilities were top notch, the swimming pool and its surroundings were stunning and I really liked how they lighted torches during the night. The rooms had a very high standard, you can order food from anywhere in Jaco... More 

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Hello! Thank you for your kindly comments that is very important for us and counts. Glad to hear you mentioned our team service that is the most important part of every day. All of our guests are always more than welcome in our Boutique hotel. We work hard to give the importance that our guests deserve, especially knowing that they... More 

Miami, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We stayed at Pumilio for two nights at the end of our trip. I want to first start by saying that the staff at this hotel go above and beyond for their guests and it absolutely made our stay. The hotel is beautiful, very clean and most importantly it's safe. We took advantage of their wonderful amenities and particularly loved... More 

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hello! It was a pleasure to have you with us, a very special couple. Sorry to hear you didn’t know we have memory foam mattress for those that prefer a softer bed, we will make sure to announce this option better. At your next visit you can ask for a special comfort to make the bed less firm. All of... More 

San Diego, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Very clean and nice and polite staffs , Price is very competitive , highly recommended !!! If I wanted to stay more night around here I would defiantly stayed in this hotel , price wise and very peaceful ambiance !!!!! You might see a few friendly lizards that I don't know it's name :-)

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Thank you for your opinion that is very important for us & counts! Most of the lizards that are around the hotel there popular name is "Jesus Christ" because they walk in the water, they are very friendly. All of our guests are always more than welcome in our Boutique hotel. We work hard to give the importance that our... More 

Oak Park, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

I will try to make this short and sweet, but to be honest I could write a book about how amazing this place is! Very simple to find. So quaint and so perfect! Everyone that worked there made us feel like family. From referrals of where to eat (we didn't take advantage of their delivery of food, but according to... More 

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Hello! We love to celebrate with our guests and be parts of the plans, thanks for letting us know you were celebrating your 14th anniversary, so we could surprise you with the champagne! We work hard to give the importance that our guests deserve, especially knowing that they are sharing with us their vacation time. All of our guests are... More 

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