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Hotel Pumilio

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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...

Parker, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

WE went to celebrate my 40th birthday and chose to do a girls trip. Hotel Pumilio is amazing. It is a beautiful property with an amazing staff. It is a small hotel, which is nice. We did arrive late, so the security guard had to let us in. There were snacks in the room, but no bottled water. We had...

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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. We have our own well and double filter the water, it`s even better than the bottled water, sorry...

Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights, very comfortable with a nice pool, kitchen facities and a great breakfast (tamales were great). Be careful about the water slide however as the water is shallow. The staff were super friendly anf very helpful

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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. For breakfast, we decided not to have schedule, guests that are going to tours frequently needs it before 7 a.m. and other...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty, clean and modern hotel, friendly staff, great breakfast. It's a nice hotel near Jaco but without the hassle. Comfortable beds, balcony and nice view of the pool and jungle. Parking if safe and free. Would stay there again when in the neighborhood.

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

Louisburg, Kansas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These guys get it...Unique ambiance with great touches of decorating all over the place...Unique use of balcony as the kitchen area...Asked for late check out and no problem even when I was late on promised time...Perfect getaway from the feel of Jaco but you can be there inside of 5 minutes. Very clean..fantastic front desk folks...like an oasis within Jaco...

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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. Nice to hear you enjoyed our service, our guests satisfaction has been our priority always! The rooms were...

Cambridge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at the a Pumilio, a nice spacious room with a great view. There were free snacks and a kitchenette attached on the balcony. Families seem to prefer this place, maybe due to the twin beds in the large rooms. We have marked the hotel down due to the comparatively poor standard breakfast service. Thanks Juan for...

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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. The rooms were planned to be spacious and bright with the kitchen outside so our guests can keep contact with nature and...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My wife and I visited this hotel for New Years 2016/2017 with three other friends. Overall, this was a great hotel, and definitely the best place to stay if visiting the Jaco/Herradura area. Pros and cons are as follows... PROS: - Great breakfast - Nice rooms - Good selection of English speaking TV channels - Fast and reliable internet -...

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

Gardiner, Montana
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This place is really lovely and quiet, all that we could ask for, really. The grounds are beautiful, the staff is quite friendly and helpful, the breakfast was perfect. It is super clean and has a gated parking area. They even double filter their water so it's no problem drinking it from the tap here. We went birding in the...

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

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 12 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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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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
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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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public 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)
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: $140 - $289 (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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#1 Spa Hotel in Jaco
#1 Luxury Hotel in Jaco
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“I liked being on the first floor with direct access to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles redklein, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 15 and 25 are best”
 of 5 bubbles Matt_UKTX, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for upstairs room.”
 of 5 bubbles egabele, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Second floor is quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles susanbB1853DQ, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“When making your reservation, request either balcony or patio, depending on your preference. ”
 of 5 bubbles 621marshal, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
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