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Casa Bambora

Certificate of Excellence
100 mts south of Seasons restaurant at the top of the hill, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Casa Bambora
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our first time visiting Costa Rica and we're very glad we chose to stay at Casa Bambora. We really enjoyed relaxing and grilling outside by the pool when we weren't out and about. Joey keeps the place well-maintained and he is so helpful when it comes to recommending good local spots. Our dog also had lots of fun... More 

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Brookfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Casa Bambora was great!!! We enjoyed Joey's hospitality from arranging our RT transfers to/from the airport, sharing his knowledge of local dining spots, and casual conversation. We fell in love with "Raya" Joey's new pup. I would highly recommend Casa Bambora if your headed to that area of Costa Rica. This vacation was like having our own place in paradise... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another great stay at Casa Bambora. The property and rooms are immaculate. We really enjoyed lounging by the pool and waterfall. We stayed on the 3rd floor and had breakfast on the balcony each morning. The rooftop (just above the 3rd floor) is perfect for watching the sunset. All the amenities you need are here. Fully equipped kitchen inside the... More 

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Edmonton
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36 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved it! Simple as that. All the good reviews are bang on. It is a bit up the hill in the southern part of town. We enjoy walking, so the short cut was no problem for us, though a flashlight is required at night. Joey has an interesting place that he works very hard at maintaining. There were a... More 

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michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We just returned from our second trip to Tamarindo and Casa Bambora. We stayed for 3 weeks with a group of family and friends. Everyone had an amazing time and are already planning their trips back for next year. There are many reasons we love staying at Joey's. Its charm, cleanliness, Joey's hospitatlity, etc. are just a few that come... More 

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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Returned to Casa Bambora for my third visit this past January. As always, the property was clean and inviting - a great place to relax while enjoying the beautiful view. The rooms have all the amenities needed to feel at home while in Costa Rica. The location is perfect - a very short walk to town and the beach yet... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We were there for a few days the beginning of Feb and is was great. Here are the +s: Very Quiet, Clean, Laidback, private and fantastic views. Few -s include: lousy shower pressure, and a crazy hill to climb when walking from town. However a very small concern. Joey is friendly, welcoming and accommodating. Pablo does a great job keeping... More 

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bambora, Owner at Casa Bambora, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I apologize for the low water pressure, I wish you would have informed me of this during your stay, I'm here to help in any way I can and I do have a water pump to boost the pressure. Most of the time the pressure is great with the gravity feed from the hill where... More 

Parksville, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

Loved our stay here. Joey was helpful and accommodating. The location is excellent on a hill top with excellent views but still walking distance from town and the beach. Rooms are clean and have balcony with view. Great facilities, nice pool, outdoor central kitchen which would be great for groups. There are four suites so one can get to know... More 

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montreal
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Close to everything but far enough to be quiet. Very clean appartment and outdoor space. Pablo does a great job! Very convient to walk to town, the nature trail keeps you in shape! good restaurants just a few minutes away, no car necessary! will go back!!!

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Rotterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

On top of the hill Joey has a couple of great apartments. I was in an apartment on the second floor with 2 balconies, fully equipped kitchen, big bathroom with hot water, great bed and lots of space. The shared bar/kitchen downstairs, and the creative pool next to it, is a good place to meet other travelers. This area makes... More 

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bambora, Owner at Casa Bambora, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great review. I appreciate it very much! When you were here last May most of the town was having water issues due to the lack of rain and once again I apologize for the 2 days without water and I appreciate you being so laid back about the situation, as you know it was... More 

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