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Pousada Big Bamboo

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Vinhedo, SP
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Very familiar, friendly. Fair prices.Livia, the italian lady owner was very receptive and prompt to help. Paisagism is a differencial, many birds and a very good breakfast with tapiocas choices. Seven minutes walking from Quadrado (restaurants area). Thanks Livia for all.

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Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Great experience. Livia helped us to feel extremely well. A very good mix between the Italian way of welcoming people and the warm and friendly Brazilian tradition. Thanks Livia for making this stay a real moment of relaxing Fabrice and Lucimar

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New York
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Me and a group of friends visited this "pousada" in July 2015. We really enjoyed the time spent there. The property was big and very well organised, the owner Andrea, was really fun and being Italian made us feel at home. Rooms were very well cleaned also really good buffet breakfast made with some Italian cake as the "Crostata". The...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Pousada Big Bambu is a boutique hotel/resort situated just a five minute walk from the Quadrado and an excellent choice if you're ever in Trancoso. Prior to booking, we communicated with Andrea--the friendly gentleman that runs the place, and he arranged for a taxi to pick us up from Porto Seguro. The rate was quite fair and the whole pick...

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Mancos, Colorado
Reviewed 28 April 2015

The fantastic staff, rooms, setting, location, breakfast, etc., etc., exceeded our expectations! Andrea is a kind and generous soul who went out of his way to make sure my wife and I had a relaxing and enjoyable stay. We hope to return and highly recommend a visit!

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Salvador,Brazil
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Excellent central location, in a green area situated at just 5 minutes by walking from the famous Quadrado of Trancoso (downtown). Available double rooms with bathroom, chalets and private villas for family or groups of friends up to 6 people. Friendly staff and good decoration. Rich breakfast with tropical fruits and typical local specialities.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 March 2015

We stayed at the BigBamboo in Trancoso for 5 days. There are a great number of pousadas in Trancoso, which we only realised once we got there, as they are so hard to find online. BigBamboo was one of the easy to find ones with good reviews. So we picked BigBamboo, And we weren't disappointed :). Big Bamboo is a...

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Minnesota
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Nice location, close to the Quadrado and provided a nice little pool and lounge area to relax after a day exploring the area. Great owners who went out of there way to accommodate our visit, including last minute requests to obtain racket bug zappers! Nice landscaped yard, the individual bungalows offered their own privacy and patio. Best quality was the...

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Choosing where to stay in Trancoso is not very easy, even more to a foreigner. The big chains are not there, prices can be high - you may choose among the many “pousadas”, usually family-owned, simple hotels. You may depend on primitive web sites to choose it. Here you have a safe option: Big Bamboo. Owned by a couple of...

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Reviewed 6 December 2014

In november we decided to travel back to Brasil and we spent a wonderful time in this romantic and luxury pousada, located in a very cosy and charming place. We enjoyed the contact with the intact nature of the property, having great time around the pool area surrounded by a lush vegetation and visited by some funny and familiar monkeys....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Big Bamboo is one of the traditional Trancoso Pousadas. Under new management since July 2014, it has been totally renovated thanks to the diligence of local artisans, focusing on the decorative part, the renewal of the equipments and a brand new garden landscape, enhancing all spaces and creating a rustic and yet elegant atmosphere, in typical Trancoso style. The "New" Big Bamboo has the privilege of being located in the finest area of Trancoso, surrounded by lush vegetation of tropical forest, where the beautiful houses and the most elegant pousadas offer hospitality to the worldwide visitors. The proximity to the historic "Quadrado" with its colonial church, the breathtaking view of the ocean, along with the typical little shops and restaurants, make the Pousada Big Bambu one of the best places to stay in Trancoso. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pousada Big Bamboo

Address: Alameda das Orquideas 100, Porto Seguro, State of Bahia 45818-000, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Porto Seguro > Trancoso
Price Range: ₹ 5,190 - ₹ 11,795 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pousada Big Bamboo 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“We have been hosted in a private villa and in some independent chalets. All of them surrounded by a lush tropical vegetation.”
  • Private Villa
  • Private Villa
  • Living room
  • Outdeck
 of 5 bubbles salvadordebahia, 9 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Bungalows with two rooms are good for families. All the bungalows have good location.”
  • Porch with 'rede'
 of 5 bubbles amslobo, 26 Jan 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles 531sc, 20 Oct 2014 | Read review
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