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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Tamarindo, Province of Guanacaste

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Eli1590
Houston, Texas
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fantastic AGAIN!”
Reviewed 29 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014
2
people found this review helpful

We rented the third floor studio for a second time this year. The accommodations were great, just as last time, and the owner Joey has made additional renovations and is keeping the property superb. He assisted with fishing and restaurant reservations and we had everything one would need; wifi, flatscreen television, stove, coffeemaker, large refrigerator, wrap around porch with beautiful views of the ocean and a roof deck. Also a nice swimming pool, hammocks, outdoor kitchen, and shower. Short walk to town and its a fantastic place to visit. Can't wait to go again and will definitely recommend to family and friends.

Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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ezraaa
NYC
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Beautiful View, Great People”
Reviewed 30 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Joey's place had everything we could ask for: a clean room with a bathroom, kitchen, and king-size bed; a grill and cooking supplies; a relaxing pool; and an incredible view. We met great people and Joey's terrific cat and dogs (I'm sorry that Toro passed and I'm sure he'll be missed at Casa Bambora). The only slight downside was the steep dirt trail that led up to home, but that was a small price to pay for the beautiful view at the top of the hill.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Eli1590
Houston, Texas
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Wonderful, roomy, clean, and spacious home away from home”
Reviewed 14 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed on the third floor balcony, with it's wrap around porch on a hill with stunning ocean views of Tamarindo. The studio is very well maintained and has everything anyone would need including a kitchenette with dishes, large spacious bathroom, air conditioning, ceiling fan, and flat screen tv with cable. The pool and hammocks are great to lounge on and are never crowded because it is a small property. Joey, the owner, is a wonderful host and he provided tips for activities, tours, and restaurants. It is a short distance to and from town, but many taxis are available and inexpensive if you choose to take one. Casa Bambora is a lovely place and we can't wait until we can come again. Highly recommended!

Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Gerritos
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Sweet Spot in Tamarindo”
Reviewed 31 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
2
people found this review helpful

Joey has a great little spot on top of the hill with large studio rooms and a plunge pool to help beat the heat. We stayed on the 2nd floor blue room, great view and lots of space. Admittedly it can be a bit of a hike to and from town but we never had any problems. Usually took a taxi back if it was dark. A quick word on the trail - watch out for the wire fence. If you fall into it, it will hurt.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
16 Aug 2014
Thank you for your review!
I just want to add that it is only a 5 to 7 minute walk to town and just 10 to 12 minutes to the beach, the trail is a bit steep for about 50 yards, equal to walking up stairs and there are stairs carved into the trail. The rest of the walk is quite easy, I walk the trail everyday and have yet to fall into the fence and to my knowledge neither have any of my guests. However thank you for bringing this to my attention, for the safety of my guests I will be snipping the barbs off the barbwire fence to assure that nobody gets hurt.
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rochellej...
USA
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“3rd floor studio is the best value and view in Tamarindo!”
Reviewed 20 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014

We loved the 3rd floor studio with it's great outdoor eating area and the magnificent views from the upstairs balcony. It is an easy walk from Casa Bambora to town and the beach.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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