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Hotel Pumilio

#3 of 43 Hotels in Jaco
Certificate of Excellence
4.0 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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  • 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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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Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first pulled up to the hotel we were a little dubious as from the street it does not look like much but as soon as Milton greeted us and took us on the tour it was obvious this was a special place. It is like being in your own private jungle retreat, quite and beautiful. Milton and his... More 

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Thank you for your kindly comments. We love to make our guests very welcome from the beginning, just like when we invite to our house, we work hard to give the importance that our guests deserve, specially knowing that they are sharing with us their vacation time. Milton was very happy with your visit and keeps taking about his new... More 

Stone, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a really nice stay here at the end of a 3 week trip in Costa Rica and it was a lovely place to finish up. As we were staying towards the end of the peak season, it wasn't completely full when we were there but the staff were as attentive as it was possible to be and were... More 

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Thank you for your kindly comments it was a pleasure to have you with us a very special couple. 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, sorry to hear you had noisy... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there with our two kids aged 4 and 7 and booked last minute after a less than successful stay at Los Suenos. I normally like to be near bars and restaurants but found the atmosphere so relaxing and calm and the kids were so content swimming in the pool it soon made up for beng a 10 minute... More 

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Thank you for your opinion that is very important for us & counts, a very special family and your kids are very special, it was a pleasure to have you with us, is very different from Los Sueños and even closer to Jaco but this rural area a few minutes from lots of activities, restaurants, supermarkets and beaches is perfect... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We selected this hotel based primarily on the images from the website and trip adviser reviews. Our expectations were high and the property and staff exceeded them. Although you're only minutes from the main road it feels like you're in the middle of the jungle. From the owner,who has a house next door and invited us to drop over anytime,... More 

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Thank you for your opinion that is very important for us & counts, and we love to know we exceeded your expectations. It was a pleasure to meet you and talk with an expert in landscaping and share our natural almond tree umbrellas, they are growing very fast and because or your kindly suggestion about the umbrella the week after... More 

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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Went on a guys trip/ work trip and stayed in 3 of the rooms out the 10. Absolutely loved the hotel. Beautiful setting and pool. Great little breakfast area next to the pool. Halfway between Los suenos and Jaco. Good wifi on location, rooms extremely clean, comfortable beds with a/c, only showers in bath, each room has a kitchen area.... More 

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Thank you for your opinion that is very important for us & counts, for your next visit at Pumilio with your wife you will enjoy the best omelet, we are starting soon with a lot of improvements on breakfast since is a very important part of the rate! Let us know in advance, according with your plans and likes and... More 

Sydney, Australia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I stayed here with a group of friends and we had an amazing time. We were given a glass of white wine on arrival, what a wonderful way to be greeted. The room was incredible, with very comfortable beds, air conditioning, wifi that worked really well and hot showers. Keeping in mind that we are all backpackers this was luxury... More 

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LapaVIP, 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, just like when we invite to our house, we welcome with a refreshing glass of wine and the snacks basket at the room to make... More 

Calgary, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

You must stay here! This hotel was outstanding and my boyfriend and I could not have been more impressed. Upon our arrival the front desk welcomed us with some refreshing wine. After checking in he showed us all around the hotel and brought our bags to our room. He left us to explore ourselves and we quickly got dressed to... More 

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hello! Nice to hear from you it was a pleasure meeting you a very special couple. Thank you for your opinion that is very important for us & counts. Since we opened 6 years ago we love to make our guests very welcome from the beginning, just like when we invite to our house All of our guests are always... More 

Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This place was one of the best hotels I have ever stayed in, anywhere in the world. Not only was the view from the rooms amazing of the jungle, but the landscaping and pool are also beautiful. The grounds and buildings are kept spotless. Because it is a smaller hotel it is quiet and relaxing. The staff went out of... More 

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Thank you for your opinion that is very important for us & counts. 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 surrounded by nature in this little spot allows our guest to leap... More 

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