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Bambu Guest House in Tzununa, Lake Atitlan

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Bambu Guest House in Tzununa, Lake Atitlan

Room in boutique hotel
3 guests1 bedroom3 beds1 private bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 private bath
Clean and tidy
6 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Shad is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience
93% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

The Bambu Guest House is nestled in the natural beauty of Tzununa, a traditional Mayan town in Lake Atitlan. Made of bambu/stone, it offers private bathrooms, balconies and lake/volcano views from each room, solar hot showers with gas backup, wifi, guest kitchen, and farm to table restaurant. Equipped with various common areas, and epic yoga deck (with props), a sauna, and more. Nearby, folks can walk to visit waterfalls, and can access any of the other towns on the lake, via a short boat ride.


Laptop-friendly workspace
Hot water
Unavailable: Smoke alarm
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 queen beds,1 single bed



157 reviews
Carlo User Profile
April 2019
Shad's place is an amazing oasis on Lake Atitlan. The village it is located in is very small and different to other towns on the lake- that's what makes it so special. As the village is small there is not really anywhere to eat so we ate at the guesthouse. The food was a little…
Caddy User Profile
August 2017
Huge space, friendly staff, healthy & yummy meals. Shad was really helpful with everything :)
Lahiru (Kristian) User Profile
Lahiru (Kristian)
July 2017
The best place I've stayed in my travels through Central America thus far. Highly recommended, great place to unwind for a few days or to use as a base to visit the nearby towns.
Jess User Profile
June 2017
Bambu is a beautiful little hide away. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here so much we are returning tomorrow to volunteer on the farm for a bit!
Erin User Profile
January 2015
Amazing life experience! The bamboo house is an incredible structure and the views are spectacular - especially in one of the top floor rooms! Our bed was so comfortable and the shower was as hot as you like with great pressure. Wifi in our room was very reliable. Aside from the…
Paul User Profile
February 2020
Bambu is such a beautiful place. The views are out of this world, from both the common areas and the bedroom. The porch attached to our room was incredible - it includes a couch, two chairs, coffee table, and a hammock, and overlooks Lake Atitlan and the surrounding mountains…
Amy User Profile
February 2020
Beautiful, peaceful space with the sounds of the babbling brook and wind rustling through the bamboo while looking over the lake and volcanos. Fresh healthy delicious food from the restaurant.

Hosted by Shad

Tzununa, GuatemalaJoined in December 2014
Shad User Profile
180 Reviews
Shad is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly-rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Interaction with guests
We also run a profitable farm and are very busy. That said, we love to talk and we love what we do. We live nearby and are available but we also offer 24 hour security on the premises. We are careful to make sure people always have their own space .
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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About this place
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying at someone’s place.
This is Shad’s place.
Bambu helps host.

The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Checkout: 11:00 am
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am

House Rules

  • Pets are allowed