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Hotel Pumilio

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 10 April 2017

After randomly selecting this hotel based on Trip Advisor and American Express ratings, I could not have been more pleased and delighted by the hotel. We absolutely loved our room and the pool was amazing. The staff could not have been any more helpful from surrounding area recommendations to breakfast to a surprise birthday cake! We loved our stay in...

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

Thank you for you feedback your opinion truly helps us make our guest’s experience even better and helps others like you choose the hotel to spend their vacation. 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...

Raleigh, NC
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The hotel was away from the main business area in a quiet location. The room was spacious and well kept up. There was a full kitchen on the balcony. The staff were attentive , kind and very helpful. They helped us select and booked two tours for us. They also have a system where you can order in form local...

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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. Our location path which is a major plus as it is tucked away just far enough to be in wilderness but only a skip of a beat away from anything you could...

Truckee
Reviewed 9 April 2017

What a great little spot. Hidden off the beaten path. We were thrilled with the safety and tranquility of the hotel. Hope we can go again in the near future. It was good for us as a couple but would also be comfortable bringing our son next time.

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Pumilio is strategically located to explore Costa Rica like being pamper at home surrounded by nature, see the toucans, macaws and lots of birds flying naturally and the lizards walking around. Close enough to lots of activities, restaurants and things Jaco or Herradura Beaches offer. Thank you for your kindly comments and rating! All our guests are always more than...

San Ramon, California
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The room was big and comfortable. The pool was very relaxing and beautiful. The sunset over the meadow next to the hotel was very nice. Only small thing was that I needed to ask for a safe in the room. It would be nice if the room already had a safe.

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Thank you for you feedback your opinion truly helps us make our guest’s experience even better. We work hard to give the importance that our guests deserve, especially knowing that they are sharing with us their vacation time. Sorry about the security box, we had to take to repair in San José and didn't have another one to replace, all...

Toms River, New Jersey
Reviewed 7 April 2017

If you are looking for a quiet getaway - this is the place. Lovely, comfortable rooms, big balconies with outdoor kitchen and a fantastic pool. Friendly & helpful staff and a delicious homemade breakfast every morning! We enjoyed the hotel so much we didn't want to leave!

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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. Pumilio is strategically located to explore Costa Rica like being pamper at home surrounded by nature, see the...

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Beautiful boutique hotel that is all about service! Kristin helped set up a last minute surf lesson for my daughter and I. Juan recommended​ playa Manta and playa Blanca. Each suite has an outdoor kitchen with microwave, full size fridge, toaster oven and hot plate. It's super quiet but close enough to Jaco beach. Staff is super friendly and we...

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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. Pumilio is strategically located to explore Costa Rica like being pamper at home surrounded by nature, see the...

Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Just returned from an 11 day stay at Hotel Pumilio - great place to stay - super service - wonderfully comfortable and great location - what could be better! All rooms have an outside kitchen with everything you need including fridge freezer, equipment - even washing up liquid. The suite itself is so comfortable as are the beds. Our room...

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Thank you for you feedback your opinion truly helps us make our guest’s experience even better. We work hard to give the importance that our guests deserve, especially knowing that they are sharing with us their vacation time. It was awesome to have you leaping into happiness at Pumilio for 11 days, a very smart decision taking advantage of our...

Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We spent two weeks at Hotel Pumilio (Mar 8th to 22nd, 2017). We had purposely booked this hotel as it was small and away from the beach/tourist area. Wow!!! It was truly an amazing experience. The hotel is small - 10 rooms. Pool looked small until you realize that it’s the perfect size for the hotel. Rooms are kept exceptionally...

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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. Nice to hear from you we already miss you guys it was amazing to share 2 weeks with...

Reviewed 22 March 2017

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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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. Pumilio is strategically located to explore Costa Rica like being pamper at home surrounded by nature, see the...

Teddington
Reviewed 21 March 2017

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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Thank you for you feedback your opinion truly helps us make our guest’s experience even better. 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, see the toucans, macaws and lots...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pumilio is strategically located to explore Costa Rica like being pamper at home surrounded by nature, see the toucans, macaws and lots of birds flying naturally and the lizards walking around. Close enough to lots of activities, restaurants and things Jaco or Herradura Beaches, the most developed tourist hotspot in the country, wide variety of ecological, adventure, adrenaline & sports tours, 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, stores, beautiful beaches, islands and a spectacular colorful ocean among a variety of activities that makes us unique. Located on the side of the mountain at sea level 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 the 10 suites with a kitchen outside so our guests can keep contact with nature and avoid the food smell inside the room. We ended up remodeling the entire hotel last year! Breakfast is included, we decided not to have schedule, guests that are going to tours frequently needs it before 7 a.m. and other want to sleep until late, we change daily because people love long stays. We added “tamales” typical dish for Christmas in Costa Rica, now we serve them at breakfast every day so our guest can try them. At Pumilio every day is a Holiday! We love celebrating with our guests. Please let us know in advance if you are celebrating your birthday, honeymoon or anniversary, we'll give you a pleasant surprise! According with our guests plans, likes and preferences we feel happy making recommendations about the best seller’s tours, restaurants and things to do in the area, it´s even better when our guests trust us, so we have control of the service and schedules of the activities, a better experience exploring Costa Rica and we'll take care of our guest’s budget. We chose the best restaurants in the area and have their menus and bring what our guest chooses and serve it where they prefer, dining room, terrace, balcony suite or even at the pool deck. WIFI and parking also included. Leap into happiness in Hotel Pumilio, the best personalized service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Pumilio

Address: Del cruce Herradura 2 Km hacia Jaco | 1 Km a Mano Izquierda, Jaco 943-1000, Costa Rica (Formerly El Paso de las Lapas)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: $135 - $273 (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
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“We lucked out and got Room 25! Which has the end and the view of a open area with Cows!”
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“Second floor end unit is the quietest”
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“Quieter rooms are at the far end - both ground floor and second floor.”
283harrys, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms have little privacy - screens divide - sounds and cooking smells carry. Room 25, more privacy due to dual aspect.”
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