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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 June 11, 2014
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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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Eislingen (Germany)
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

We - my wife and me - have had a very pleasant stay at the PUMILIO. A very familar resort with a great, well stuffed and perfectly cleaned room with a lot of space. Fully equiped Kitchen and an amazing pool just before our terrace. Topped by very friendly and helpful staff. Once a day we got a free ride... More

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Bernd and Martina thanks for you kindly comments, they are very important for us to keep improving our services, this place is amazing since we are a few minutes away from the hustle of Jaco but close enough to go and enjoy all the activities, restaurants and more and come back to our cleaned and spacious rooms surrounded by nature... More

El Dorado Hills, California, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This is the finest small Hotel I have stayed in. It should be the standard for which all hotels are measured. It excels in all respects. The owner lives next door and is very involved. It is close to town but totally isolated. Transportation is provided to town. You can't go wrong staying here

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Hello! You are the best! It was a pleasure to meet you and have you leaping into happiness at Pumilio, thanks a lot for your kindles and true comments, we really care about the value of every single day of our guest vacations and work to make them the best! We love to be part of your plans and try... More

Province of San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This hotel was off the main road away from the beach a mile inland. Very tropical and a beautiful property. Downside is a taxi ride to the beach or restaurant. All the rooms face the pool and mountain side. We had breakfast which was typical but still very good.

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Thanks for your opinion, it's very important for us to keep improving our services, it was a pleasure to have you leaping into happiness at Pumilio, our guest really enjoy staying 4 minutes away from downtown but close enough to enjoy all the attractions near by, and we provide the free taxi so our guest can feel free to go... More

NYC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Milton, Andreas, Juan were all rock stars. My crew and I had a great time. The hotel rooms were very clean, the laundry service was quick, the pool was awesome. They took great care setting up dinner for us a couple of tes, would absolutely stay there again.

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Good to hear our team is doing a good work to be part of your plans and helping to have and unforgotten vacation with us, Milton, Adrian and Juan enjoys helping our guest to get familiar in the area and multiple our guest budget so they can do more during there visit. If you don´t want to rent a car... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My wife and I stayed only one night, but we wished that we could have stayed longer. It's a gorgeous place with a very substantial and tasty breakfast. The pool was lovely, and though we didn't get to try the spa, it appeared to be awesome.

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks for your nice review that is very important for us, it is the way to keep improving our personalized service. It's glad do hear you liked our breakfast, suites and the pool, hope to back you back soon deepen your breath, deepen your mind, and know that every moment is perfectly made just for you at our Spa... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

First of all staff is fantastic, if you need to find something in jaco they are going to find it for you. Also got a chance to meet owners who were also wonderful. We enjoyed our stay so much we are hoping to go back for christmass.

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks for your nice comments, it was a pleasure to meet you and have you leaping into happiness at Pumilio, we hope to see you again in Christmas, so much treasure awaits you by land in Costa Rica, it will be great to see you again. The most important part of a unforgotten vacations is to have a good... More

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My fiancee and I spent 5 days at Hotel Pumilio and couldn't have been more happy with our stay. The staff is incredibly friendly and always ready to help – whether its researching options for activities or coordinating taxis into town – and strike a perfect balance between being available yet not overbearing. The hotel itself is secluded but close... More

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hello! A very special couple we will always remember , nice to hear you are planning to come back, we miss you enjoying the meaning of adventure once you leaped 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... More

Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My wife and I couldn't have been happier staying at Pumilio. The rooms were very well appointed - the patio comfortable and inviting. The nearby jungle lush and kept at bay by very nice landscaping. The pool was well designed and inviting - I loved to stand under the mini-water fall at the deep end to let the falling water... More

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LapaVIP, Propietario at Hotel Pumilio, responded to this review

Hello! Nice to hear you leaped into happiness at Pumilio, enjoying the jungle lush and landscaping in a confortable and spacious room and 5 minutes away from downtown and beaches.Our pool cascade is very relaxing and a good treatment to your head and shoulders and our spa is the perfect complement to a perfect relax. Thanks for you comments that... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My family of 5 booked a reservation with the Pumilio hotel for May 7th - 10th. The room was said to accomodate our party. We arrived approximately 12 midnight and was met by a gentlemen that escorted us to our room. What was most distrubing was he carried a concealed weapon on his hip and the grounds were dark. Once... More

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Our guest opinions are very important for us, except when someone in advance threats us, trying to skip the hotel policies and wants to stay for free with us. Since you entered, you threatened us with false accusations, excuses and lies. You were also ,very rude while threatening our staff screaming and lying, with the unique purpose of achieving an... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My sister and I took my mother on a Mother’s day vacation, and looking at the internet, we chose Pumilio Hotel; however, unbeknownst to us, they have a security that is arm with a gun. (No wear on their Website does it mention that the security is arm with a gun).The facilities were terrible, the towels had bleached marks, very... More

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Our guest opinions are very important for us, except when someone in advance threats us, trying to skip the hotel policies and wants to stay for free with us. Since you entered, you threatened us with false accusations, excuses and lies. You were also ,very rude while threatening our staff screaming and lying, with the unique purpose of achieving an... 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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Amenities

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
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#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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