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Hotel Pumilio

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Friendly, helpful staff, reasonably priced and a beautiful setting in the jungle. Saw toucans in the mornings. Request an upstairs room for more privacy and a better view. Excellent breakfast too! Room was up to date and outdoor kitchen had everything you need.

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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. Pumilio is strategically located to explore Costa Rica like being pamper at home surrounded by nature, see the toucans, macaws flying naturally, nice to hear you enjoyed them. Close enough to lots...

Deerfield Beach, Florida
Reviewed 3 December 2016

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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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. We work hard to give the importance that our guests deserve, especially knowing that they are sharing with us their vacation time. Like you hear you enjoyed our Spa, being outdoor and surrounded by nature is and unique adventure instead of been in an...

Manchester, New Hampshire
Reviewed 22 November 2016 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...

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

Hi Alyssa and Fadi! Nice to hear from you guys! Thanks for choosing us for your honeymoon, it`s better when our guest trust us and book the tours and activities with us instead of making ahead by themselves, depending in our guests plans, likes and preferences we know which tour operator will be the best option, we take care of...

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 14 November 2016

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...

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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...

Texas
Reviewed 14 November 2016

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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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...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 12 November 2016

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...

Corona, California
Reviewed 10 November 2016

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...

Fort Worth
Reviewed 7 November 2016

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...

Hanover, New Hampshire
Reviewed 4 November 2016

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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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...

Port Charlotte, Florida
Reviewed 1 November 2016 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...

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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...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Concierge
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 61101, Costa Rica (Formerly El Paso de las Lapas)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Jaco
Price Range: $158 - $296 (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 Spa Hotel in Jaco
#1 Luxury Hotel in Jaco
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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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“2nd floor, king bed, on end corner, overlooking cows, has the biggest balcony and the most privacy”
okimball, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Connecting rooms are available if you have a larger family.”
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t0r0nt0mich, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
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