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Bunaken Island Resort

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 24 September 2012

First lets give all the tips: - if you want to go dive in Bunaken you must stay at the Island. Do not even think on stay at Manado because this will cost you at least 40min every day to reach the island and more minutes to reach the dive spot. Do not forget that you will have to come...

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4Thank Corbellini
Spokane, WA
Reviewed 20 September 2012

My wife and I stayed at Bunaken Island Resort for five days in late August. Unfortunately, another couple had taken our room by booking through a local tourist company and confused their way into the room unbeknownst to the resort management. On top of this, when the resort informed them that they were not officially booked into the resort, they...

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5Thank Moodray
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reviewed 17 September 2012

We stayed 5 days in Bunaken Island Resort. I would love to say, that we had most beautiful time here. We booked beach front bungalows and i would recommend it to everyone who enjoys time on balcony in hammock , observing the great nature (sea, birds, sunset...). I loved open air shower - great!!! The bedroom is nicely decorated, great...

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4Thank dsatosek
Reviewed 13 September 2012

We just got back from Bunaken Island Dive Resort after a wonderful stay at the end of August/beginning of September 2012. The food, service, people, diving, the whole experience was just as good (or should we say excellent) as it was the first time we visited. It is fantastic to have such a home away from home located on top...

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1Thank Guthermanssberg
Reviewed 12 September 2012

I've spent a week on the island, together with my 15 yr old son, diving. The stay was a truly fantastic experience. The villas are fantastic, staff is superfriendly, the view is one of the best ever (see photo), sven running the diving school, is a true pro in every sense, food was really nice every time. The only thing...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Me and my wife stayed in Bunaken Island Resort for a week from mid August this year. We wanted our stay to be the highlight of our trip in Indonesia and we were absolutely right. The place is extremely beautiful and is located on the nicest part of the island. The view on the sea and on the volcano next...

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1Thank Voyageur75116
Londen
Reviewed 21 August 2012

The most terrible resort we've ever visit. A total mess. Overbooked. Impolite management. Everbody was complaining. A very unwelcome and stressed atmosphere. Also diving is very disappointing in this area because of the polution (more plastic bags than fish) NEVER again!

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3Thank Peter R
Frank F, Owner at Bunaken Island Resort, responded to this review

This negative review is part of three negative reviews we received in August 2012 and are in fact the first bad reviews our resort has ever received. This has compelled us to investigate the matter and post our findings on TripAdvisor. What we found is that all three negative reviews (Peter R., ILse H. and Emmy D.) were posted by...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 30 July 2012

We had a great time at Bunaken Island Dive Resort. Why? - The staff is fantastic! - The villas are comfortable (good beds, warm water, airconditioning) - The food is great - The diving is beyond words! (use Sven's dive school - his entire staff consist of locals who have an idea for the small stuff and know the dive...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 20 July 2012

Great place (remote & simple), best dives, clean, great service and attitude. I have been around and nothing beats this.

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indonesia
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Im Indonesian and during school trip we went to Bunaken island resort with my big family. 3 kids and 7 adults. As a local I know what to expect from my country. and I can say that overall we are very satisfied with the resort. Here is why: Love the location. The sunset from the resort is nice. Beach in...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Bunaken Island Resort and the Dive Centre are located at Liang Beach of Bunaken Island. The resort provides spacious and luxury accommodation in a tranquil and lush tropical environment with two Villas (150m²) and 6 Bungalows (65m²), all built in the famous Indonesian Minahasa Style and tastefully furnished. Balinese-style en-suite bathrooms with a hot shower tub and an open-roof shower, Wifi-Internet throughout the resort, air-conditioning, grand balconies with large hammocks for chilling out are standard. ... more   less 

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Address: | Liang Beach, Bunaken Island 95000, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Sulawesi > North Sulawesi > Bunaken Island
Price Range: $199 - $251 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bunaken Island Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“All bungalows are nice and beach front”
goldengalya, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“very quite”
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“It is paradise for tourist.”
panagiotism700, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are only 7 villas available. All are good.”
321widyam, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I would recommend to new visitors for family holidays”
Feeney2017, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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