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    Hotel El Bambu

    | En frente plaza deportes, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui 3069, Costa Rica
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    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (46)
    Pool & Beach (5)
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    • Excellent30%
    • Very good42%
    • Average22%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “puerto viejo” (5 reviews)
    “free wifi” (4 reviews)
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    3 Star Hotel
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    All reviews the main street puerto viejo free wifi stay there again nice pool ef tours local food bamboo el jungle balconies rooms
    Reviewed yesterday

    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...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago 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...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    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,...More

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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    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...More

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    Reviewed 10 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...More

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    Room Tips
    "Quieter rooms are at the end of the long passage on stilts."
    AcornOwl, 1 day agoRead review
    "Corner room big, big balcony and bath"
    Chrizzy020, 1 month agoRead review
    "I had a superior room"
    marsilva, 1 month agoRead review
    "The rooms nearer to the reception seemed to be cleaner, less moldy."
    trvldddy, 7 months agoRead review
    "Some rooms are really far from reception, so ask before accepting the key."
    Mauricio G, 11 months agoRead review
    "Rooms in the back wing are worth extra money."
    Sheila G, over a year agoRead review
    "The bungalows in the back are the best rooms."
    TreadLightAdventurer, over a year agoRead review
    "Book a room in the back/new part of the hotel (the front is on the street, back is in the jungle)"
    Frans K, over a year agoRead review
    "Ask for a room in the newer part of the hotel"
    Jatennessee, over a year agoRead review
    "Ask for a room in the back section."
    MexicoTraveler67, over a year agoRead review
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