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Saipan, Mariana Islands
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Doug and his staff are wonderful. I hope it continues with the new owners. The staff is kind and accommodating. The restaurant offers excellent fresh fish. The rooms are clean. And the pool is a nice bonus for non-saltwater swimming.

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1 Thank Sirena670
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Myself, my wife and 6 year old son recently visited Kosrae from July 29 to August 2. The resort and Island was fantastic, great hospitality and service. It exceeded our expectations for an Island so far away from anything else. The food was fresh, local and tasty. The diving was amazing and the staff went above and beyond the typical... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

The Nautilus was a hidden gem in this tropical paradise. The rooms were very clean and beds were comfortable. The restaurant served the best fish and the wait staff was great - thank you Julie, Amanda, Wallace. Mary at the front desk was very helpful as well. Everyone was very accomodating when we had a rather large party with islanders... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This hotel exceeded my expectations for a relatively remote island. The rooms were quiet and clean. The restaurant was consistently good, and the staff very attentive if a bit slow (island time!). The location right in front of the Blue Hole was a pleasant surprise for a quick snorkel - gear can be borrowed from the front desk - in... More 

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Colorado Springs
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

A group of us went to dive and everything was wonderful at this dive resort! The rooms were comfortable, well decorated and very clean! Hot water pot and coffee, tea and condiments provided. Mini fridge. Nice desk area and comfy beds. The restaurant had a nice selection and they were very accommodating for our one dairy free traveler. The food... More 

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6 Thank promoz
Microdoug, Owner at Kosrae Nautilus Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words and comments about the gift shop supplies etc. We will work on that. Glad to hear you had a great time and we look forward to taking you diving again on your next visit. More 

chicago, illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

The Nautilus is a great place to stay on Koshrae, especially if you are travelling with children. Of the three resorts on the island, the Nautilus is the only one with a pool. All the staff are friendly and highly responsive. The rooms are simple but modern, and very clean. The pool is situated in the center of the resort,... More 

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5 Thank littlemarmot
Microdoug, Owner at Kosrae Nautilus Resort, responded to this review

Glad you and your family had a great time. We are working at the moment to send the free wifi signal to the rooms also, but things are never as simple as the instructions make out when it comes to computers etc. Anyway, it sounds like you enjoyed what Kosrae is really all about. More 

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72 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful resort roughly in the center of activities in Kosrae. Doug--the owner--was an outstanding host. He replied to our emails and requests on the same day. We requested rooms 1 & 2 for their proximity to the lobby and restaurant as well as the free wifi that intermittently extended that far. We would notice that our iPads... More 

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3 Thank SFO415415
Microdoug, General Manager at Kosrae Nautilus Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the very kind words John, it was a pleasure sharing what underwater beauty of Kosrae with you both. I have recently ordered a wifi booster to push the signal through the restaurant and to more of the rooms. More 

San Francisco, California
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171 reviews
161 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 308 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Nautilus Resort is a relaxing, no-nonsense place to stay on the remote island of Kosrae. Staff is welcoming, friendly and helpful. Don't expect five star hotel luxury, this is a laid back place with very basic facilities and amenities. It is a perfect homebase for dives, snorkels and visits of the island. Some tips: - bring mosquito repellent, especially outside... More 

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Perth, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Stayed at the Kosrae Nautilus Resort for about a week as part of a business trip. The rooms were fresh, clean and well appointed. Went SCUBA diving and it was wonderful. Really amazing experience. Doug was a brilliant instructor and host. Explained all the finer details and made me feel totally comfortable. The free hotel wi-fi was slow and patchy... More 

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3 Thank Peter A
Oregon
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22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015

Situated directly across from the Blue Hole, Kosrae Nautilus Resort is a understated jewel of a resort. Clean, attractive, efficiently run with on-site owners (Doug and Sally Bietz), a perfect location, well-trained staff, great food, and easy access to diving and snorkeling. The resort has solar power and a rainwater collection system. The resort will help you arrange tours of... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Eighteen air-conditioned guest rooms and a restaurant, plus outside dining by the swimming pool. Full service NAUI dive shop, purpose built dive boats. Island tours arranged. The ideal location for business and pleasure travelers. Free airport transfers, and rental cars arranged. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kosrae Nautilus Resort

Address: Kosrae 96944, Federated States of Micronesia
Region: Federated States of Micronesia > Kosrae
Price Range: $168 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kosrae Nautilus Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Kosrae Nautilus Hotel Kosrae
Kosrae Nautilus Resort South Pacific
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“Wi-fi only by the office in or outside, but was good. We still did business there. Just steps away from our room. Not an issue. Always on.”
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“All rooms are at ground level and face the ocean.”
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“Kosrae's temperature is 75-85F degrees year round. The outdoor pool is perfect.”
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