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Nativa Bambu Ecolodge

Carretera E 15, Diagonal del Terminal CLP, Montanita 241702 Ecuador
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#2 of 18 hotels in Montanita
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GreenLeaders Platinum level
Best Value and Best Location. Built on the hill overseen Montanita, Nativa Bambu Ecolodge features 45 beautifully appointed rooms on a 5 acres property with luscious gardens, Cafe Bistro and a top of the hill swimming pool with the best view. Choose to stay in standard, superior, junior suites and suites designed with comfort and style. We are Montanita's Mountain. There is a space for everyone, whether your travel style is solo, duo or in a group. Your dog will be Nativa VIPooch. Yes, We are Pet-friendly and if travel and learning are in your plans, our in house Spanish School can help to master your communications skills. Whatever travel interest brings you to Montañita, Nativa Bambu Ecolodge will be the perfect basecamp. Surf, Yoga, Diving, partying, fine dining, chilling. We have it for you. #Montañitatellama.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Outdoor pool
Free breakfast
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Baggage storage
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Sarah J wrote a review Nov 2019
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom30 contributions51 helpful votes
This is a nice resort with great views across the ocean. The rooms are a nice size and nicely done, and clean. The reason we’ve given it 4 rather than 5 is just because the room did smell damp when we first arrived, however when the aircon was on the went away; but when you switched the aircon off again it would come back! However, I wouldn’t let that put you off coming here as it wasn’t invasive. The gardens are really pretty, and some lovely murals around. Lots of areas to chill out as well. It is still near enough to Montanita that you still hear the bass at night, but it’s not too excessive.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Response from tikiivan, Guest Experience Mngmnt. at Nativa Bambu Ecolodge
Responded 22 Nov 2019
Thank you Sarah for booking and staying with us. We are glad you did enjoy fully Nativa Bambu Experience. Your room, a Junior Suite, was built less than 2 years ago, minding every detail to ensure comfort; size, building materials, amenities, and modern design. November tends to be cool and humid and sometimes this extra humidity level gives a damp sensation. Our AC units are equipped with damp control to ensure a low percentage of foul smells. And yes, being on the Hill of Montañita, with the best view, not only relaxes, the beat is away although the party is near enough. We hope you had a safe trip wherever your travel journey took you and we hope to see you again. Cheers! Nativa Bambu Staff
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Maps438863 wrote a review Jun 2019
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We found this place by accident and it was by and far one of the highlights of our Ecuador trip. From the staff to the rooms to the amazing pool the complimentary breakfast it is a place I can't wait to get back too....
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Get the Jr suite with the view......
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Response from echostelier, Consultor at Nativa Bambu Ecolodge
Responded 20 Jul 2019
Dear Guest, We totally remember your stay and we are so glad to have met your expectations. We want to extend our greetings to your wife and companions and we hope your trip through Ecuador was as you expect it. Please come back to enjoy our new suites and one of a kind Presidential Suite all of them with breathtaking ocean views, comfort, and superior service. We are the Real Montañita Experience. #MontañitaTellama. Cheers! Nativa Bambu Staff
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Disappointed6767 wrote a review Dec 2018
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Rooms smell like mold!! Shower was broken, at the top of a hill so lots of walking get ready for a hike..slow check in..........have to park far from room. And did I mention the room stunk...like mold, far from the beach.
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
1 Helpful vote
Response from Rudyard L, Director General at Nativa Bambu Ecolodge
Responded 10 Dec 2018
Thank you indeed for the time taken on your review. At Nativa Bambu we are constantly searching for the best hotel experience, and issues like bad maintenance or humidity creating foul smells are taken seriously like any other matter involving customer satisfaction. We deeply appreciate comments leading to solutions. Unfortunately in your case, we could not locate alleged problem, since no room number was provided, and the use of anonymous username help us little to identify your booking. We did checked each of our 37 rooms to locate the discrepancy with no success. Regarding location, best view of Montañita and privileged ocean view, we have worked hard to provide a comfortable access, including private parking aisles close enough to rooms. We regret your alleged inconveniences and wish you the best on future travel journeys.
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Linda P wrote a review Oct 2018
2 contributions5 helpful votes
As I traveled through Ecuador on my photography expedition adventure, I had the pleasure to stay and do a little work f in Montañita, Ecuador. The suites were beautifully designed with natural and comfortable details. It was like sleeping in heaven, rooms were surrounded by the pacific ocean and mountains. The resort grows their own produce as well. So your meal was made with fresh ingridents! A taste to die for! Resort was Surrounded by Organic landscapes and trail hikes, a perfect way to see the most memorizing sunset in the world!
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Date of stay: September 2018
Trip type: Travelled solo
Room Tip: Just book!
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1 Helpful vote
Response from Rudyard Leon, Owner at Nativa Bambu Ecolodge
Responded 11 Jan 2021
We are very happy to read your words, thank you for sharing your experience in our facilities, today we have a more varied orchard, the trees have grown and the sunsets are still incredible. We hope you are very well, best regards
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renatagamatarozzi wrote a review Jul 2018
Oranjestad, Aruba1 contribution
I highly recommend this place. Best view ever! Staff super nice, friendly and ready to help. Very close to the shops, bars, restaurants and nightclubs and still not in the noise area. We had a great time and did the right thing staying there.
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Rudyard Leon, Owner at Nativa Bambu Ecolodge
Responded 11 Jan 2021
Thank you very much for your comment, it motivates us a lot to continue improving our service
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EcuadorSanta Elena ProvinceMontanita
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Frequently Asked Questions about Nativa Bambu Ecolodge
Which popular attractions are close to Nativa Bambu Ecolodge?
Nearby attractions include Montanita Spanish School - Day Classes (0.2 km), Playa Montañita (0.3 km), and Playa Montañita (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Nativa Bambu Ecolodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Nativa Bambu Ecolodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Nativa Bambu Ecolodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Nativa Bambu Ecolodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tambo Sabores Peruanos, Pigro Homemade Italian Food, and Guadalajara Tacos al Grill.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Nativa Bambu Ecolodge?
Yes, guests have access to an outdoor pool during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Nativa Bambu Ecolodge?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.