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Manta Ray Bay Resort

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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

My first trip to Yap for diving and definitely not the last one. Very laxly through short ways between room, restaurant and dive center. Very good is, that after a short time the most of employees knows your name. Very special is the restaurant on an old sailing boat. Very international through Ruud as Netherlands hotel manager and Detlef as...

Thank Mathis K
Waverly, Tennessee
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I stayed in Room 308, which probably is the best one of them all with a great view to the sea and the pool. Not sure how I got that lucky, but I did book 4 months beforehand (book direct from them, package deal with diving). The room has a lot of space with nice furniture. The bed is a...

Thank CXGTraveler
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Manta Ray Bay Resort used to be the jewel of Yap. Today, the rooms are old and stuffy and there is no effort to improve them so that they can keep up with the newer and better resorts around. This is sad because this resort has a lot of potential. We booked their rooms which have pools inside. We thought...

Thank maskiano
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Five of us spent an incredible week with MRB Divers (five divers and two non-divers) and had an wonderful trip. The airport pickup was easy. Show up, go through customs and MRB's staff is waiting just outside the door with a sign. They grab your bags and then you're off on a short bus ride to the resort. Immediately walking...

Thank Jason C
Checkendon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Considering the very undeveloped nature of the location, the Manta Ray Bay Resort offers excellent accommodation and a well run dive centre (Yap Divers). My room was large, well appointed and had a balcony that overlooked the sea. Service was quietly efficient - everything you could ask for. Even the Internet was reasonable - given the remote location. The hotel...

Thank Andy P
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I did not stayed at the hotel, however I did visited the place and I participated in one of their diving trips. The staff there got me ready to go real fast. They got all my gear ready. They installed my tanks, my weights and even helped me put it all on. We did two dives. After the first one,...

Thank Mario D
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I didn't really know what to expect as this was really a last minute add-on to our main destination so it wasn't the original vacation focus. However, at the end of the entire trip, I looked back and enjoyed the time spent here more than my original primary location. The staff were great - super friendly and helpful. The owner...

Thank Monica L
Reviewed 5 January 2017

If you're into scuba diving, put this place on your list. The resort is a little pricey, but everything is great. The rooms are wonderful, and the ship anchored to the side of the hotel serves as the breakfast / dining hall, bar, and movie theater. It's really a top notch place. The dive shop and operation is also fantastic...

Thank Alex D
Helsingborg, Sweden
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I found the hotel to be nice, clean, modern and with a high standard. To high standard for my personal preference on a dive center hotel. I was disappointed with what was called to have an ocean view, where it was blocked with an old ship used as a restaurant. The hotel was nice, but in my point of view...

Thank badanka09
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Stayed at and dove with the MBRH. Was an amazing visit! Everyone was incredibly friendly and nice. the food was excellent - loved the fresh fish every day. their local brew at the hotel was also quite tasty. the room was very spacious. the diving was really fantastic, although the weather only permitted dives on one side of the island....

Thank birdie c

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Additional Information about Manta Ray Bay Resort

Address: P.O. Box MR | Fsm, Colonia, Yap 96943-0850, Federated States of Micronesia
Region: Federated States of Micronesia > Yap > Colonia
Price Range: $261 - $292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Manta Ray Bay Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Manta Ray Bay Colonia
Manta Ray Bay Resort Yap, South Pacific
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“Definitely want a waterview room. If I were to go back, I'd ask for a luxury room with private splash pool/jacuzzi”
 of 5 bubbles rosemary201, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rm 308 (3rd floor, highest floor) - a corner with bay & pool view. Rm 307 & 306 have nice bay view also. Rm 208 is right below 308.”
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  • room 308, a corner room with a great view of the pool, restaurant, bay
  • Shelves for storing diving gear at the dive shop, assigned by room
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 of 5 bubbles CXGTraveler, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pay extra for an ocean view. It's worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles andyp227, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rm 200 was spacious & the shower as the focal point set a "jungle" mood.”
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  • live plants in stone shower
  • sunset view of restaurant from balcony of rm 200
  • bedroom and private balcony
  • Hallway upon entry to room 200
  • bedroom and shower
  • stone shower in center of room
  • Stone money soap
 of 5 bubbles monical726, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“East-facing rooms have a view of the water and a nice sunrise”
 of 5 bubbles alexdJ2711WM, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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