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This tropical hotel is set in the rainforest in the Huetar Norte region. Set in lush gardens, it offers an indoor and outdoor pool, a spacious sun terrace and free Wi-Fi and private parking. Hotel El Bambu’s bright, air-conditioned rooms feature cable TV, a safe, a telephone and private bathroom. Some also include a spacious terrace with mountain and pool views. The hotel’s restaurant serves a buffet breakfast daily and regional and international cuisine and snacks. There are BBQ facilities and guests can enjoy a refreshing drink from the bar on the terrace. El Bambu has a games room and table tennis and organizes various trips. You can go on a safari on the Sarapiqui River or visit the Poás Volcanoes, 25 mi away. The property offers an airport shuttle for a fee to Juan Santamaria International Airport, 75 minutes’ drive away. San Jose is around 50 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 twin beds
and
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
and
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
and
2 queen beds
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Property practices

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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.0
Facilities
8.3
Cleanliness
8.7
Comfort
8.6
Value for money
8.2
Location
8.7
Free Wifi
8.7
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Vaskar
    United States of America United States of America
    We reached the hotel in the middle of severe rain. Sarapiqui is not easy to reach. We had our rented car. The hotel helped us to book a night tour with Sarapiqui Xperience and the next day with the Sarapiqui river boat tour. The hotel staff were...
  • Mollie
    United States of America United States of America
    Loved that the rooms were off the street and in the jungle. The attached restaurant had really good food and Marjorie the server was very nice and helpful. Erlin at the reception desk was incredibly helpful and welcoming.
  • David
    Switzerland Switzerland
    Very close to bus terminal, but also very quiet rooms in the forest.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • El Bambú
    • Cuisine
      American • Caribbean • Local
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Hotel El Bambu
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Walking tours
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Game room
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Kids' pool
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Public Bath
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules
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Check-in
From 14:00
Check-out
From 07:00 to 12:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Extra bed upon request
Free
Crib upon request
Free
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
Free

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All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction
There's no age requirement for check-in
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted payment methods
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FAQs about Hotel El Bambu

  • Hotel El Bambu is 2 miles from the center of Sarapiquí. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Hotel El Bambu offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Game room
    • Fishing
    • Swimming pool
    • Walking tours
    • Public Bath

  • The prices at Hotel El Bambu may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Hotel El Bambu has 1 restaurant:

    • El Bambú

  • Check-in at Hotel El Bambu is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Room options at Hotel El Bambu include:

    • Double