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Bambula Samara

50 m norte del Patio Colonial | 50 m al oeste, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Bambula Samara
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I spent 4 amazing months in the upstairs apartment. It is beautiful! Full working kitchen, large living room area with extra futon, big bedroom with a large armoire for clothes. Best of all a beautiful bathroom with hot shower! There is a wide outdoor deck where I would drink coffee in the morning and look at all the beautiful green.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

A previous review suggested a poorly equipped kitchen. Not so now. Lots of new pots and pans, oil, vinegar, salt pepper, a variety of spices and communal coffee. Dana refused to allow us to replace the coffee we used. The place is very convenient to everything from groceries to bars/restaurants to the bus stop and the great beach. A good... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My son and I stayed at Bambula for a whole month this winter. Dana and her father and wonderful hosts, are quick to help with any issues and give their guests plenty of privacy as well. I was traveling with my young son and had concerns about getting to Samara from the airport and she even arranged to pick us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

WONDERFULLY located within walking distance to everything that Playa Samara has to offer. Steps away from the main street where there is tons of restaurants, ice cream, yoga studio, tour companies, banks, grocery stores. Seriously everything you need- including the beach! We securely parked our car and walked almost ever where. There was even a security guard at night- although... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

My husband and I spend a month in Bambula Samara. Is near everything in 5 minutes you will be at the beach. Nice pool. You can see monkeys and beautiful birds and butterflies. Samara is a great place to spend time in Costa Rica.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

We totally enjoyed our stay for one month at bambula in samara. The upper iguana apartment is a spacious 1 bedroom with full bathroom, kitchen and livingroom. We ate many meals on the large porch overlooking the pool and lovely gardens - lots of birds and even howler monkeys came to visit. The home is located on the edge of... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Very well located, clean and a great owner. The pool is great when you want to cool off. Very friendly atmosphere not a bad word to say about the place. It's my second time there and i love it! Thanks Pierre for the great BBQ on my last day see you next year!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Located near to main street but it is little bit round a corner so there is no noise. Garden with small pool is beautiful. We stayed in cabina with no kitchen. Outside located kitchen equipment, pot and pans, is in bad condition. There is only few glasses (we found just 1) and few old forks and knives. There is also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

charismatic Pierre is the lion of whom this domain is. good guy, honest. taste Genevieve the lovely conduit when the lion is out being charismatic, capable. 2 lovely cabinas 2 great apt for fam or fun reasoable rates...2 blocks from all so not in throng and a small pool you will deify at least once bien sur

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Thanks Pierre (& Genevieve too). A wonderful week spent here, in this little paradise. Truly a great deal. Our daughter Zoe, at age 6, loved the pool, as a great size for her, and easy to keep an eye on for us. Nice short walk to the beach, shops, groceries, tour companies, around the corner from the bus stop....and all... More 

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