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Pondok Bambu

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Jl Raya Candidasa Karangasem, Candidasa, Karangasem, Bali 80871, Indonesia (Formerly Pondok Bambu )
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  • Location
    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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Kuching, Sarawak
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chanced upon this place from a guide book and indeed it is a very nice place. I was especially happy with the food they served and the portion is amazing. My personal favorite was the chicken cordon bleu. It was tasty and the portion isn't for those who eat little. The one thing that frowned me slightly was the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Candidasa! I chose this hotel because it was in an area I was familiar with, and felt comfortable leaving my 15 year old son in while I SCUBA dived. Upon check in, where a welcome drink was supplied, I asked if the room was 2 seperate beds, it wasn't! No worries, they moved us to another with a... More 

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Budel, The Netherlands
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We enjoyed our 6 days in Pondok Bambu early January 2015. This was during low season so it was not very busy in Candidasa. Bambu is a small but very nice resort. We stayed in a garden view cottage which was spacious and clean and everything worked as expected. The breakfast is simple but good and the same goes for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Stayed at Pondok Bambu for 3 nights and enjoyed every minute of it. Great room at the pool and ocean, loved the food and the hospitality and friendliness of all staff. The location is also great, in the middle of Candidasa close to many restaurants. There also is an inhouse diving school, Bambu divers. We will be back. Rudie

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Breda, The Netherlands
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

After a stressful experience in another part of Bali, we decided to go to Candidasa in the hope that Pondok Bambu would have a room free. We stayed there 5 years ago and remembered what a wonderful place this was. Luckily they had a room and it is still just as good as we remembered. Nice big comfortable rooms with... More 

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Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
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171 reviews 171 reviews
43 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Been a year since our last visit.Way too long.Greeted by staff members that have known us forever, by name, is great, in a non ego way.Same faboulous service, on and on I could go.Just love this place.This trip we had with us our 14 year old daughter, first asian trip. Wow, thats all she said.Same room,12, ocean n pool fronting.Heaven.See... More 

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stayed here for 11 nights and we stayed here last year also. We love this hotel we always stay in a Seaview room which overlooks the pool. This is a huge room with a huge bathroom we just love it. It is an oceanfront hotel not beach front. Once again we found the choice at breakfast was adequate &... More 

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Victoria
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97 reviews 97 reviews
20 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We had been looking forward to returning to the Pondok Bambu for a five night stay and we were certainly not disappointed. We actually stayed during Nyepi (Balinese New Year where the whole island shuts down for 24 hours) and were happy that I was able to keep the children happy and entertained here on a day when they can... More 

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West Java, Indonesia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We only stayed here for 1 night, which was actually to short because the hotel is located next to the sea, the staff is very friendly and helpful and the food is great. It was great to enjoy breakfast next to the sea and enjoy the sound of the waves. We definitely will come back, but then for a longer... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Just loved the location of Pondok Bambu, staff were very friendly and accommodating, food was great and there are many restaurants within walking distance of PB, everything is so close at hand..... massages were also heaven by the pool/ocean Rooms were very clean and serviced daily with clean towels and bed linen.. we stayed in room 4 and noise was... More 

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