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Hotel Pumilio

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a gem of a little hotel. 10 rooms. In a very quiet and safe area, just five-minute drive from bustling Jaco. It is peaceful and a terrific place to unwind. Family-friendly and the most unbelievable service you are likely to have in your entire trip - if not year! The team is simply superb. We had the best...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We realised how lucky we had been when 2 extended families (probably those mentioned in the the review below) moved into several of the rooms (there are only 10 total with movable screens between!) and colonised the place! On arrival we got over the fact it was a drive away from anywhere with no ocean views (Mountain & OCEAN Hotel?),...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On your advice we booked a week at your #1 choice out of 44. Mistakenly the car service dropped us at a Best Western hotel. Neither the driver (a local) nor the Best Western ever heard of this hotel that you rated @#1. After using Google we found the address and it could only be found with a GPS. When...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

From outside you would not believe that this place existed. Not far off the main highway it is a very peaceful small boutique hotel. The accommodation is first class and a great place to relax and unwind after touring Cost Rica. We stayed on the ground floor and loved the outdoor space we had which included a small kitchen

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

-excellent and friendly concierge service with Milton and other staff -very long hours for breakfast -fantastic omelets made to order -delicious selection of fresh fruit -delivery service from nearby restaurants organized by concierge -beautiful grounds

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a small (10 room) slice of heaven on your Jaco vacation this is your hotel! The hotel is basically paradise. The rooms are modern, new, clean with AC and in our case a patio that opens to the pool (downstairs room). All the rooms have patios or balconies ( with a kitchenette) that walk out...

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Waco, TX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In November we spent a week in the Guanacaste region and so decided to spend Spring Break near Jaco and Manuel Antonio. We spent two nights at the Pumilio and I loved it. Juan and Krishna were both so helpful, the breakfast was delicious and everyone was friendly. The grounds are beautiful and the room was lovely. Because it is...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of five stayed at Hotel Pumilio (in two connected rooms upstairs) for four nights and can't say enough great things about it! The rooms were beautiful, clean and comfy. The outdoor kitchens were well equipped and absolutely perfect for open-air dining - whether we cooked for ourselves or ordered in. And the two pools were perfect for our...

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

Thank you for your kindly comments and rating! All 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 rooms were planned to be spacious and bright with the kitchen outside so our guests can keep...

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This place is stunning and quaint all at the same time with a beautiful clean pool, air conditioned rooms, balcony kitchenettes and super helpful staff. The complimentary glass of white wine at check in while greeted by friendly and accommodating staff really set the tone for the rest of our stay here. The breakfast was hands down the best we...

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

Thank you for your kindly comments. We love to make our guests very welcome from the beginning, specially knowing that they are sharing with us their vacation time. Nice to hear you really felt welcome with our glass of wine and warming welcome at Pumilio. The rooms were planned to be spacious and bright with the kitchen outside so our...

New Braunfels, Texas
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We found this hotel on Trip advisor and was surprised at the number of reviews for a 17 room hotel. There is a reason why so many are 5 star. The breakfasts that are included are excellent with a varied selection depending on the day. The fresh fruit was magnificent. The staff was always helpful and had a smile. The...

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

Thank you for your kindly comments and rating! All 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. For breakfast, we decided not to have schedule, guests that are going to tours frequently needs it before...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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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)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: $145 - $307 (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
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Jaco
#1 Spa Hotel in Jaco
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“Rooms have little privacy - screens divide - sounds and cooking smells carry. Room 25, more privacy due to dual aspect.”
 of 5 bubbles TeddingtonGap, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles okimball, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Connecting rooms are available if you have a larger family.”
  • View from inside room, looking out to balcony kitchen
  • Lovely in the evening
 of 5 bubbles t0r0nt0mich, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I liked being on the first floor with direct access to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles redklein, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
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