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Great Falls, Montana
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91 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

With the best house reef straight out from the beach, this resort is ideally positioned for snorkelers and divers. Manager Erny does everything to ensure that you stay is pleasurable. For me this included arranging a massage and fresh coconuts. The entire staff is very helpful and courteous. The rooms are basic and be sure to read about what a... More 

Thank ColleenSM
Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Erny was great at returning emails quickly and efficiently. We had some issues with our visa and arrived 3 days later than expected and she accommodated us without forcing us to pay a penalty which was very kind of her. She also organized for a private boat to pick us up from the harbour to take us straight to the... More 

Thank WanderlustSpice
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

The gardens alone make this one of the loveliest places to stay on Bunaken. If you are looking for good accommodation and excellent food all in then this is the place. There seem to be a variety of rooms to accommodate larger families or couples or single traveller. Aircon is available in some too. There is a beach just for... More 

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Mainz, Germany
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

First of all: the bad reviews i read were all of older date. The room was good maybe a bit old but good size and good new bed. Plenty of power plugs. Hammock in front. Towels for bathroom and beach. Plenty of space for drying clothes outside. Nice garden view for us also some bungalows with beach view / seaview.... More 

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Copenhagen, Staden Kobenhavn, Denmark
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16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Bunaken beach resort is a nice hotel with basic rooms (bungalows). As non-divers, we wanted to stay in a place where it's not just about diving, and where we wouldn't get 'discriminated, for not being interested in dive tours and such. This place was just what we were looking for. The atmosphere is relaxed the staff is friendly and helpful.... More 

1 Thank Nienhuistravel
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8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This place is great for budget stay in bunaken. They also offer diving (no courses). Erny is the manager and she is a very sweet lady. Because it's an island/volcano the shower is sort of salted and smells like sulfur (but I guess this counts for every place on bunaken). The included food is great! Very delicious and plenty. Had... More 

1 Thank Slipving
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016

I came here for Christmas on 25 December so the public boat didn't run,however I got lucky and chartered a boat with other tourists in Manado Harbour. Otherwise Erny, the very kind and hospitable owner of BB Resort can organise a private pick up for you. Anyway, it surprisilngly wasn't very busy on the island over Christmas so no other... More 

1 Thank Radimdim
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 3 days at this resort. The place is basic but clean acc. to Indonesian standard. Good price quality. Price incl. 3 meals a day. Meals are very tasteful and always fresh. Menu is the catch of the day. Beautiful spots for diving and snorkling for a reasonable price. Beside these things there is not very much to do... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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55 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015

The best place to stay, hotel location just in front of the beach. Got hammock, and the owner were very welcome. They served the best homey food with most of them are fish, very tasty and delicious. I love the dog as well.

Thank Mang3110
Lierganes, Spain
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76 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2015

The food is plentiful - you won't go hungry! You can snorkel about 100 metres off the beach. It's lovely to come and chill out here for a few days. The rooms are basic, with cold salt water showers. There is no wifi and the power frequently cuts out completely. I wouldn't recommend diving here as the equipment is a... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bunaken Beach Resort is located on Pangalisang Beach on the Eastern side of Bunaken island in the middle of the famous Bunaken National Park, off the coast of Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Bunaken National Park is a popular destination for divers from all over the world due to its unique coral reefs and numerous different species of marine life which make it very well suitable for snorkeling also.Bunaken Beach Resort is a comfortable and friendly resort with its own private beach and a beautiful sea view with mountainous mainland in the background where amazing sunrises can be enjoyed every morning.Our restaurant serves a choice of different delicious local dishes and on request we can make special arrangements for our guests while hot and cold drinks are available around the clock.The resort has its own professional dive center which is well equipped with good quality dive sets. In addition we have our own comfortable and large dive boat and we work with experienced dive masters and instructors.Electricity and running water are available 24 hrs and we offer comfortable accommodations varying from luxury bungalows to more basic rooms, all with a private terrace and a hammock to spend a lazy afternoon in the tropics ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bunaken Beach Resort

Address: Pangalisang Beach | PO Box 1309, Bunaken Island, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Sulawesi > North Sulawesi > Bunaken Island
Price Range: $62 - $65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Get Airconditioning!!!”
  • Awesome Hammock!!! I spent afternoons taking naps in the hammock (cuz the room was too hot! lol)
 of 5 bubbles WanderlustSpice, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“choose the hill bungalow or the beach bungalow.”
 of 5 bubbles shemah2014, 20 Jul 2014 | Read review
“always the best; beach front bungalow...”
 of 5 bubbles putunovetin, 12 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Get the aircon room as it was a bit sticky at night in spite of the fan.”
 of 5 bubbles RichardB120, 4 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Reserve a standard room, not ocean view and save half the price.”
 of 5 bubbles Jacektravel, 19 Oct 2012 | Read review
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