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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Granted we have only been here for a day so far but we are so enchanted we had to tell the world about the incredible Pondok Bambu in Candidasa. From the minute we found the resort on trip advisor we have had the most excellent customer service to answer all our queries and an exceptional response time. We chose this...

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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I found this place to be average. It is certainly not bad but it is nothing special either. Room is simple, but clean. Both aircon and fan in the room - good. Very nice sea view and swimming pool. Staff are mostly friendly and helpful. For Breakfast you have to choose between american style, continental or indonesian. It is not...

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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Great place to stay in Candidasa ,they have a great swimming pool and restaurant located right on waterfront . Rooms are of a good standard for the money, Walk out the front to main road and you'll find restaurants ,supermarket ,money changer ,atm, and a variety of shops all within easy walking distance We will return to Pondok Bambu it's...

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1Thank Ben W
Caloundra, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Over many visits here the accomodation,grounds,pool,restaurant and staff have been excellent.Central position on the waters edge it's a great place to veg out.Plenty of loungers.Open air restaurant offers good food/ drinks at an ok price.Pondok divers on site.Nice sunsets for photos.Small hotel,just 13 rooms.....11 and 12 being the pick as they overlook the pool/ ocean.Good free wi fi.

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1Thank John1358
Lopik, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I stayed several time on this beautifull hidding place from the crowd. When you enter the resort the silence will overwelm you. And then offcourse the sea view is one I have never seen before. It is a great Balinese resort and I will visit the resort again for my PADI open water. Because you can also dive there. With...

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1Thank RuudReijmer
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Local dive masters who were a pleasure to dive with, and hire equipment in great condition. Dive boat ready at the door and local dive sites only minutes away. Staff happy to do roadtrips and all very experienced. - recommend diving with these boys. Accommodation was clean and in good condition, and the staff very friendly and helpful

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2Thank Grace N
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We recently had our first visit to Candidasa as part of a group of 12 friends and stayed 6 nights. What a lovely little resort - only 12 bungalows/rooms and situated right on the beach overlooking the ocean. The open air restaurant served a substantial breakfast each morning and the lunch and dinner meals were also very good. All the...

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1Thank Turtle035
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely Balinese resort with spacious rooms good restaurant and a stunning view over the ocean. The staff is very friendly and its clean thats the most important thing. I come here for years and everytime its great. I will put some photo's so you can see it yourself.

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Its a Nice small resort with I think 12 bungalows. No noice from the busy road in the front.good food ,staff friendly ,cold drinks,Nice swimmingpool directly on the ocean And the rooms are very clean. Will return end of this year again for 4 weeks.

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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I've been diving there one year ago. It was great! This year I also had the room there. Just amazing! The Divecenter and the boat to dive with is within less than a minute walk within the area. The rooms are great, diving there is the best and the staff is very helpful and friendly. I booked for 4 nights...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Pondok Bambu Candidasa dive resort, bar and seaside restaurant Pondok Bambu is a beautiful and comfortable dive resort located in the centre of Candidasa, Bali, Indonesia. Only one and a half hours drive from the International Airport Ngurah Rai. Surrounded by nature and tropical gardens, Pondok Bambu dive resort features rooms with balconies overlooking the gardens or the sea. The dive resort offers free private parking. Our facilities include our Bambu Divers dive center, restaurant, swimming pool, bar and 24 hour front desk service. Our swimming pool has two parts, shallow for kids and a depth of 2 meters for adults, where you can spend time to swim, relax and sunbathe on the sun beds. Or just go down the steps to the beach and lounge in the sea, or sunbathe on the beach. Our restaurant, with a view of the beach, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with a variety of options ranging from Asian to Western food, and with a special Dutch snack menu. The bar provides a place to relax while enjoying a drink and also enjoy the beauty of the sky at sunset. Pondok Bambu also offers you diving with Bambu Divers providing a special experience and unforgettable moments. Take a few dives, or take a PADI Open Water certification course; all of this can be arranged. From our dive resort you can explore the surroundings of Candidasa. You may want to visit Tenganan (a Bali Aga village, where Balinese live according to ancient traditions), visit any of the many temples and palaces in the area, join a ceremony, go trekking in the hills, and enjoy stunning views of the beautiful rice fields. Pondok Bambu for your best-of-Bali experience ask for our special walk inn prices for our bungalows. Your friends at Pondok Bambu ps. We are not having extra fee for tax and service like most restaurant who ask an extra 15 till 25% on top of your nota. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pondok Bambu

Address: Jln. Raya Ulakan, Candidasa, Karangasem 80871, Indonesia (Formerly Pondok Bambu )
Region: Indonesia > Bali > Karangasem > Candidasa
Price Range: $57 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pondok Bambu 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Pondok Bambu Candidasa, Bali
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Candidasa
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“Get pool view room”
 of 5 bubbles 762BenW, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Just ask ;-) But the rooms with seaside view are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles RuudReijmer, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms towards the ocean are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles Turtle035, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 11 and 12 were right at the pool. Rooms closer to the road were a bit noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Superquilter, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 11, walk down a couple of steps and straight into the pool, great views”
 of 5 bubbles Luvear, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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