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Torrance, California
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This was my splurge hotel (paying a $60 per night instead of my usual $20!). Worth it! Lush grounds, peaceful locale away from town. Room was huge and the view was spectacular. Friendly staff. My only beefs: no TV's in the room because they're "eco" - and wifi only by the restaurant (coming to rooms soon I'm told).

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McDonough, Georgia
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

During our visit to Santiago Atitlan, we stayed at the Bambu hotel. Our experience was a very pleasant one. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The food at the restaurant is very good. The views are the best in Santiago.

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Katie H, Owner at Hotel and Restaurant Bambu, responded to this review

It is a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed the views from our hotel and we hope you can make it back to appreciate them again someday. Our friendly staff appreciates your nice review! Take care.

Vancouver, British Columbia
Reviewed 12 June 2015

We have been to Lake Atitlan in the past but the first time we stayed at the Hotel Bambu. It was well worth the money!! ALL the staff were really helpful and competent - always trying to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Their English is very good for those that do not speak Spanish. The receptionist was very...

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Katie H, Owner at Hotel and Restaurant Bambu, responded to this review

We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our hotel so much! Hopefully you can make it back to stay with us the next time you visit Guatemala. Thanks for the wonderful review and take care!

Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala
Reviewed 24 May 2015

I've used the Bambu many times over the years for groups and personal travel. Great grounds, comfy rooms, and the staff is awesome. Most have been there a long time and that speaks well for both the service and the owners. All great folks. The views and gardens are really wonderful. Yes, there are chickens, dogs, and birds that like...

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Katie H, Owner at Hotel and Restaurant Bambu, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! We are flattered that you consider us to be great folks and are awaiting your next visit with the best service we can offer. Take care and hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

I highly recommend this hotel/ restaurant, good food, great view to The lake, big spacious rooms a very pretty Garden were My Little baby played and enjoyed. Nice staff always Ready to help... Excellent

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Katie H, Owner at Hotel and Restaurant Bambu, responded to this review

It's a joy to hear about how much you and your baby enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for the great review and come back to play again soon!

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

Loved our stay. Very hospitable. Great hosts and friendly staff. Food was delicious. We had Breakfast and dinner every night. The rooms are neat and clean. Stay in the huts. Large thatch roofs. The grounds and gardens are amazing. Second visit. Will return.

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Katie H, Owner at Hotel and Restaurant Bambu, responded to this review

Our hospitality will always be at your service! Much appreciation for the nice review and we will be awaiting your next visit with good food and a nice clean thatched roof bungalow. Take care!

Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed breakfeast here!!! Great view, great service, great food!!! We had a great time and the freshly squeezed OJ is delicious... There is a nice dock and sitting in the tables outside are a MUST!

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Katie H, Owner at Hotel and Restaurant Bambu, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review about our restaurant! Hopefully the next time you are in town you can stop by again for a tall glass of OJ and try out our hotel as well. All the best and take care!

Maui, Hawaii
Reviewed 19 March 2015

We (mom with two teenage sons) stayed at the Bambu for 4 nights. The buildings are beautiful in the old adobe style,located on a gardenlike property right on Lake Attitlan with an incredible view. Even though some of the staff do not speak much English the communication was easy,they were very friendly and always willing to help. The price( $89)...

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Katie H, Owner at Hotel and Restaurant Bambu, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write a review about us! As we have improved our menu it is wonderful to hear good feedback from our guests. We hope to have you back soon and will make sure we have a couple of our rooms with a private patio area ready for you and your two sons. Take care!

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 6 February 2015

Ive visited Guatemala 15-20 times and was very pleasantly surprised by this place. The landscapes and scenery surrounding it is beautiful and very peaceful. We enjoyed great service from a friendly staff. We hoped for a bungalow but they were booked & we had to settle for a room. It was spacious and clean. We highly recommend!

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Katie H, Owner at Hotel and Restaurant Bambu, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about us! It´s wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we´ll make sure to have a bungalow ready for you if you ever come back and visit again. Take care!

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Staying at Hotel Bambu was probably one of the best experiences I've had at hotels. The view from the restaurant/main desk area overlooks the lake and the mountains and is absolutely breathtaking. The rooms are all nice and the landscape surrounding the whole hotel is well kept and creates a welcoming atmosphere. The restaurant has great indoor and outdoor seating...

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Katie H, Owner at Hotel and Restaurant Bambu, responded to this review

Thanks for such a nice review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your week with us so much. I will be sure to tell the staff how much you enjoyed their company and that you would love to come back and visit someday! Take care!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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Additional Information about Hotel and Restaurant Bambu

Address: Tzanchicham 7, Santiago Atitlan 07019, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > Santiago Atitlan
Price Range: $115 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel and Restaurant Bambu 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Dallas, Texas
Guatemala Department, Guatemala
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“Ask for the second floor room closest to the lake for the best view. It had a futon, a king (or queen can't remember) and a double.”
 of 5 bubbles joshc735, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose the rooms close to the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles SergeAri, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All pretty much the same.”
 of 5 bubbles yalahabibti, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“#3 has a great view and big enough for up to family of 4”
 of 5 bubbles WorldClassBob, 6 Mar 2016 | Read review
“1 & 2 are bungalows, 1 is closer to the lake. Upper floor 6 & 7 have nice views. These rooms sleep 3 people.”
 of 5 bubbles lily3-14, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
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