We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
1/28/2018 1/29/2018
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Hotel El Bambu

    | En frente plaza deportes, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui 3069, Costa Rica
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    1/28/2018 1/29/2018
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    $90
    $85
    SAVE $5
    $90
    $85
    Traveler (62)
    Pool & Beach (5)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Overview
    • Excellent36%
    • Very good41%
    • Average20%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travelers talk about
    “puerto viejo” (6 reviews)
    “free wifi” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Wheelchair access
    Meeting Rooms
    Laundry Service
    Private Balcony
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    Jan 28Jan 29
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from $85.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "4454d87ba6924cdf822bf2e7cf23f981", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":308674,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[110822320],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":28,"month":1,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":29,"month":1,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":85,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"4454d87ba6924cdf822bf2e7cf23f981","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":90,"lowestMetaPrice":85,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":90,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":90,"lowestMetaPrice":85,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":90,"hotelName":"Hotel El Bambu","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjQ0NTRkODdiYTY5MjRjZGY4MjJiZjJlN2NmMjNmOTgxIiwiQUlLIjoiMzU4NmMxNDg0YmFmNGQxNzk3MTllMjk2YTVlMjE5OTIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "01/28/2018", "checkOut": "01/29/2018", "lowestPrice": "$85", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"79023873":"OrbitzEWS","34310334":"Expedia","79621323":"CheapTicketsEWS","42813080":"BookingCom","110822320":"HotelsCom2IB","65456573":"TravelocityEWS"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a ReviewReviews (146)
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 74 reviews

    Reviewed December 3, 2017

    We loved our stay at El Bambi. The rooms were very spacious...wonderful balcony, very clean. Food at the restaurant was amazing and staff was friendly, professional, courteous and helpful. Monkeys came to visit in the trees right outside our door. Cute shops all around to...More

    Thank Marie D
    Reviewed October 27, 2017

    Wonderful service and friendly, helpful people. Always someone there to help with bags or translate for us. We especially thank Angel for his kindness and friendship. You really made our visit special.

    Thank marilyncross
    Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

    We ate at this restaurant and the buffet style lunch was great! Most local restaurants serve very salty meals. But this restaurant serves excellent local food! The salad bar is very different from the typical cold salads you get here. And the mural painting makes...More

    Thank Sam H
    Reviewed July 30, 2017

    We would like to thank the staff at Hotel el Bambu for a lovely visit. Jessica and Erika (hope I spelled the names correctly) gave us great advice and service; Angel is the man if you want a terrific night walk around the property (sloths,...More

    Thank Sky12851
    Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

    We were here for a mission trip and the incredibly kind staff at Hotel Bambu made it so much fun and did whatever they could to make us all very comfortable. Thank you to each of you and to Angel for the awesome hospitality and...More

    Thank bagelsk
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • $93 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline, Expedia, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Booking.com, Travelocity and Agoda so you can book your Hotel El Bambu reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Heredia >
    • Sarapiqui >
    • Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui
    • Also Known As
    • Hotel El Bambu Costa Rica/Sarapiqui
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveler (62)
    Pool & Beach (5)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Dining (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (57)
    Bathroom (1)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
    Nearby
    Nearby HotelsSee all Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui Hotels
    Selva Verde Lodge
    677 reviews
    4.16 miles away
    Hotel Hacienda Sueno Azul
    203 reviews
    7.56 miles away
    Tirimbina Lodge
    178 reviews
    8.32 miles away
    Peace Lodge
    1,319 reviews
    20.32 miles away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Soda El Kora
    32 reviews
    8.27 miles away
    Casona Tica Linda
    26 reviews
    8.64 miles away
    Los Gallitos BBQ
    6 reviews
    15.41 miles away
    Restaurante El Fogon de Lola
    36 reviews
    18.50 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Costa Rica Best Chocolate
    59 reviews
    3.58 miles away
    Aguas Bravas Rafting Company
    378 reviews
    5.11 miles away
    Dave & Dave's Costa Rica Nature Park
    335 reviews
    8.59 miles away
    Pierella Ecological Garden
    20 reviews
    9.87 miles away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Hotel El Bambu staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "Quieter rooms are at the end of the long passage on stilts."
    Read review
    "Corner room big, big balcony and bath"
    Read review
    "I had a superior room"
    Read review
    "The rooms nearer to the reception seemed to be cleaner, less moldy."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing