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Hotel Pumilio

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Front desk was extremely extremely helpful, the kitchen staff was awesome, breakfast was delicious, the massage location is beautiful, the place is maintained amazingly, water pressure was great,very hot water which is nice in Costa Rica

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Manchester, New Hampshire
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I spent a week at Hotel Pumilio and we can not say enough fantastic things about our experience! The staff at Hotel Pumilio went above and beyond to make us feel welcome and at home for the duration of our stay. When we first arrived we where given champagne, an overview of the amenities and services offered... More 

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked Hotel Pumilio because of it's reviews and when I arrived it was so true. The hotel is fantastic, staff friendly and willing to give good advice, I was busy running errands for my daughter and left my sister and a close friend to stay at the hotel and they wanted to wonder off the property and the staff... More 

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

Hello! Greetings from Hotel Pumilio! Ir was a pleasure to meet you and hope to have you back in the future! Thank you for your feedback - your opinion truly helps us make our guest’s experience even better and other guests planning their trips to know a more about us! Nice to hear you read our reviews in advance and... More 

Texas
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to visit for a quiet vacation. Staff is wonderful. Emloyees ate compassionate about there jobs. Breakfast and coffee is delicious. We would certainly stay there again if in Jaco. Sincerely, Tyson Family )

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

Hello Tyson Family! It was a pleasure to meet you and have you leaping into happiness at Pumilio! Thank you for your feedback - your opinion truly helps us make our guest’s experience even better. 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... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a great hotel with pool and atmosphere! we had a great time there. full equipped kitchen. the only disadvantage is that you have to have a car to get there and it is located a bit far... we recommend it very much.

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

Thank you for your feedback - your opinion truly helps us make our guest’s experience even better, 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. Pumilio is strategically located to explore Costa Rica... More 

Corona, California
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was spacious, comfortable. and clean. Each room has its own outdoor kitchen area, which provides a nice covered seating area overlooking the pool. The hotel staff, particularly Milton the manager, was friendly, competent, and very helpful. The free breakfast exceeded our expectations. The setting is beautiful.

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

Thank you for your kindly comments and rating! 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 outdoor kitchen is great that way our guests can enjoy the nature while cooking and avoid... More 

Fort Worth
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was definitely one of the best hotels I've ever been to. The staff was all so friendly and helpful. The hotel definitely made our trip perfect! The breakfast was great and there's a local fruit stand I suggest going to!

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

Hello! Hope you had a nice trip back home! Thank you for your kindly comments, we like to be different and able to guarantee the best experience at Pumilio and memorable vacations, nice to hear you enjoyed our service! We love to make our guests very welcome from the beginning, just like when we invite to our house, we work... More 

Hanover, New Hampshire
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great staff. Beautiful setting. Small and private. Perfect for a couples weekend with easy access to all that jaco has to offer. We enjoyed our time immensely and took advantage of the spa treatments. Highly recommend this thoughtful spot

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

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, especially knowing that they are sharing with us their vacation time. Pumilio is strategically located to explore Costa Rica like being pamper at... More 

Port Charlotte, Florida
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned home from a weeks stay at Pumilio with another couple. Upon check in, we were shown around the property and our rooms. The rooms are spacious and very clean and well stocked with shampoo, etc. The balcony was great with a kitchen! All rooms overlook the pretty pool below. Breakfast every morning was very good. Fresh fruits and... More 

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

Hello! I only hear good things about you! Thank you for your kindly comments and rating is very important for us, 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 always more than welcome in our Boutique hotel. The rooms were planned... More 

Venice, Florida
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Small boutique hotel located in a quiet area off the beaten path but close to everything by taxi or rental car (we did rent a car). Staff cannot help enough. They are all knowledgeable of must see/do in Costa Rica. Massages on site. Close to downtown Jaco. Rooms are relaxing and you get a bonus of a fully operational (large... More 

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

Hello! Thank you for your kindly comments and rating! 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. Pumilio is strategically located to explore Costa Rica like being pamper at home surrounded by nature... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Strategically located in the heart of Costa Rican Central Pacific, surrounded by an spectacular view between pristine tropical jungle mountains, a wide variety of birds and other local fauna specimens, you will find Hotel Pumilio, a tranquil and peaceful heaven, yet only 3 minutes away from famous Jacó and Herradura beaches, the most developed tourist hotspot in the country. Ideal for family, couples or friends vacation stays, you will enjoy the wide variety of ecological, adventure, adrenaline & sports tours that the area offers for every age and preference. Closely surrounded by the most famous national parks and reserves, you will also find a wide variety of restaurants, supermarkets and stores, the best marina in Central America, beautiful beaches, islands and a spectacular colorful ocean among a variety of activities that makes us unique. You will enjoy the 10 comfortably decorated large luxury suites, impeccably cleaned and fully equipped outdoor kitchen for your convenience. We include a complete breakfast without schedule, free Wi-Fi, AC, a balcony or a terrace to admire and enjoy the view with your loved ones. Our palm leave's thatched roof Spa surrounded by exuberant vegetation, will take you to a relaxation state so you will enjoy to the maximum the experience of being in harmony with nature. Leap into happiness in Hotel Pumilio, the best personalized service. We know how to find the happy in you and every one of our esteemed guests, so everyone can return home with unforgettable memories of the visit to our beloved Costa Rica. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Pumilio

Address: Del cruce Herradura 2 Km hacia Jaco | 1 Km a Mano Izquierda, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica (Formerly El Paso de las Lapas)
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: $110 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Pumilio 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
El Paso De Las Lapas Hotel Jaco
Hotel Pumilio Costa Rica/Jaco
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Jaco
#1 Luxury Hotel in Jaco
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Second floor is quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles susanbB1853DQ, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“When making your reservation, request either balcony or patio, depending on your preference. ”
 of 5 bubbles 621marshal, Sep 19, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have a gorgeous view.”
 of 5 bubbles Kimber541, Sep 4, 2016 | Read review
“Very nice and specially clean room ”
 of 5 bubbles conchi2, Aug 20, 2016 | Read review
“room 15 is quiet and private”
 of 5 bubbles ingridc480, Jul 16, 2016 | Read review
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