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Hotel El Bambu

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Ithaca, New York
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Hotel el Bambu is a great retreat for groups, or individuals. We came as part of a large group of adults and teen-agers and enjoyed our stay very much. The kids especially liked the swimming pool and we used a large covered outdoor room for our group gatherings. The food was typical Costa Rican, and kept everyone fed and healthy....

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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This hotel has a great local feel. We stayed there with a group of 43 for a mission trip. They had a nightly ecological walk to tell us about the plants and animals on the property. The meals were authentic Costa Rican fare. The staff was caring and helpful.

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Wray, Colorado
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I stayed here for several nights with a large group. The hotel has a great local feel, with all the rooms up on stilts, surrounded by jungle. There is an elevated walkway out to the rooms, which is surrounded by nature. The room was basic, but large and clean. There was a balcony off the back side of the room,...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Awesome hotel, it's like a big tree house, booming town near great nature. Good rafting, pineapple tours and more. All can be booked at the reception. Also the room are big and beautiful decorated. We had one in the corner and had i bath. Big balcony with perfect view on the jungle garden of the hotel. In the garden there...

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california
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Hotel is on stilts. Beautiful walkway to rooms. Feels like your in the jungle. Room with two queen beds was large with a private balcony overlooking the jungle. Comfortable beds. Bathroom was large and very decorative. Swimming pool was nice as was the staff. Breakfast is included at the attached restaurant. Food was very good. Safe in room. Free wifi....

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We stayed here for 1 week! We had a great time! the room service is good, The food is good. The breakfast is included and is served from a full service restaurant! Free wifi. Nice pool. Located right in the rain forest. We saw monkeys in the trees outside our room. Angel, one of the staff is very friendly and...

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

A very big restaurant in a little town ..... immaculate presentation and staff helpful and attentive but not pushy We didn't order anything extravagant but it was tasteful and served reasonably quickly

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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

The rooms are very clean and comfortable. There was sufficiant light with the bedside lamp. Nice balconies looking into the beautiful jungle garden where you can see tucans, iguanas, sloths and many other animals. The guided tour around the property are fun and educative. We had a very pleasent time on the night tour with Anchel, he schowed us many...

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Lafayette, California
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Hotel rooms are large but sparse. The cost for the room was higher then I think the quality merited. Lighting and bed sheets are poor. The best part of our stay was the tour thru the acres surrounding the hotel. Angel has created a nature walk with lots of interesting flora and wildlife. Angel is incredibly knowledgeable and enthusiastic about...

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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Big rooms but not enough light (not enough to read books) and no extra lights available , poor breakfast but dinner with good local kitchen, restaurant not causy (old), friendly service , well positioned in the centre of Puerto viego.

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the tropic rainforest in a small and welcoming hotel operated by a Costa Rican family just 82 km from San José. At the same time learn about our natural sustainable project, taste our delightful variety of plates in our menu restaurant, rest in superior rooms with queen size beds, air conditioning and terrace. Also take advantage of our safari tour on the Sarapiquí River or enjoy our adventure tours in the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Bambu

Address: | En frente plaza deportes, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui 3069, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > Sarapiqui > Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui
Price Range: RM427 - RM543 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel El Bambu 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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“Quieter rooms are at the end of the long passage on stilts.”
AcornOwl, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Corner room big, big balcony and bath”
Chrizzy020, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I had a superior room”
marsilva, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The rooms nearer to the reception seemed to be cleaner, less moldy.”
trvldddy, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms are really far from reception, so ask before accepting the key.”
mauriciog106, 3 May 2016 | Read review
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