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Bamboo Paradise Reviews

Jalan Penataran Agung, Padang Bai, Indonesia

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80 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 94%Atmosphere
  • 79%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

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Nice double room in Bamboo Paradise, it was overlooking the main entrance and courtyard so a bit noisey, but spacious and clean with a big bathroom. Staff were excellent and good breakfast. Location a little bit out of town, but easily walkable in a few mins. Would recommend staying here.


Owner Ayesha was extremely accommodating and helped book fast boat tickets to Gili islands. Lovely little hostel with a great atmosphere.


This is one of the best hostels I have seen in 2 years of travelling. The owner, Ayesha, could not possibly be more friendly or helpful. The hostel is clean with traditional Balinese feel. It's a short walk from town centre, food and shops. Ayesha can sort out tours, bike rental and give the best local advice possible. She sorted out 6 days after I left the hostel for me and I had an amazing experience because of her. I will be returning to this hostel and can't recommend it highly enough!!


The lady that own the place really puts her heart into it. It has everything that a backbacker likes to have in a hostel. Staff is very friendly and helpful. the breakfast is amazing! Most big shot hotels in bali could learn form this kind of hospitality!


cozy, laid-back place with great opportunity to meet common travellers and relax some days at the small harbour place Padang Bay. Great Breakfast included!


Ayesha is a great host taking plenty of time to go over the map pointing out the best places to eat and how to get to the beaches etc. Ayesha lives at the homestay and this makes it feel like home. Her 3 staff Arenna, Dewia and Kadek are great. Very friendly, always smiling and laughing and are also excellent cooks. Ayesha sometimes serves food in the evenings. This is good Indonesian home cooking and some of the best food I had in Indonesia at a very reasonable price. Highly recommended.


Run by Ayesha, a very helpful, chatty, and possibly mad Belgian. Lovely atmosphere, welcoming aircon, spacious dorm room with sizeable ensuite bathroom, just outside the centre of the village so quite quiet (the tannoys from arriving ferries isn’t offensive). Close to beach but along a steep stony barefoot-unfriendly trackway. Only intended to stay 1 night; sad I had to leave after 2 as it was full.


Bamboo Paradise was really amazing !! The owner was very nice and friendly, we had a great time with her in the commun area in the little garden. The room was clean and the bathroom too. It is not so far from the white sand beach and the port to go to Lombok. I don't know about the dorms, but the private room was perfect and a great money value. I definitly recommend this guesthouse for a short stay in beautiful Padang Bai!


To improve the toilet ventilation system, eg: toilet airflow hole should be facing ourward , not designed the waste air flow into the bedroom. Or install an exhaust fan or an open window in the toilet to have a better air flow system.


Great place! Stayed there in May, amazing atmosphere, so nice to chill out in the all-bamboo terrace, met some great people. Ayesha the owner is the most energetic woman I've ever met, always making sure everybody is happy and arranging motorbike tours (if the driver isn't too hungover or had to get up at 6 am to sacrifice a pig, that is...) and the rest of the staff is just as warm and welcoming. Very hot in the rooms, a lot of cockroaches, but that's how it is here. Good breakfast included.


As hard as I try, I don't think I can find one thing that was even remotely unsatisfying. The rooms are very clean, the breakfast is awesome (chocolate banana pancake was to die for), the location is great (you cannot stay closer to Bias Tugul beach) and the staff is incredibly nice and helpful :) Had a great time!

  • 4th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Slovakia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


If you want the best vibe in town, go here! Great place to meet other travelers in the common area, and owner Ayesha is the most accommodating host ever! She kept the beers coming, shared her knowledge and made and had a few with us too!


Wifi is only in the common area. Breakfast is awesome! Staff are awesome! Chill atmosphere.


I loved Bamboo Hostel and wished I could have stayed longer. Ayesha is super friendly and will offer help and advice when needed. Breakfast was great, and the outside area comfy enough to sit and chill/chat with other travellers.

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