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The Village Bunaken

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Pangalisang, Bunaken Island 95000, Indonesia
The Village Bunaken
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have spent 5 fabulous days in Bunaken Village resorts. No only the location and resort area reminded us about the existence of the Paradise on the Earth. Service of very friendly management and the staff had a lot of personal touch. We really felt like being in Paradise. Rooms were excellent and very well maintained, swimming pool and the... More 

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here last year in October for 10 days. I know... it took us a while to write this review :-) Where do I start: I can't fault this resort anywhere. The chalets were modern and very clean. The food was amazing. The head chef has worked in Europe before, and you can taste it!!! All the staff, from... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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20 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Stayed here with my wife from 24 till 29 December as part of a diving trip. Resort is small and well maintained, wifi is available, dive operation is professional with comfortable boats and excellent dive guides but the best.. the friendliness of the staff and the food !! Breakfast was a pancake, toast and an egg, but lunch and dinner... More 

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da
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

In october I was 10 days in Bunaken village ressort. For us it was the forth time we started a tripp to other destinations in indonesia from Bunaken. We like Bunaken village ressort because from Europe you get by Singapur easy to Manado, where someone from the team waits with a car who brings you to the boat to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Mid October stayed in the oceanfront cottage, #3 for 10 days. It has the best ocean view, no A.C. The room was very nice and clean with a great balcony. There are steep steps down to the bathroom.The cottage can be a little public as the dive boats are loaded by the dive guides in the am's and unloaded in... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

We spent 3 nights here and I could not recommend it enough! The transfer from the airport to hotel was seamless, the grounds are well maintained, the facilities and food are amazing, staff helpful and dive operation very professional. Please find a detailed summary below: Positives: smooth transfer to/from hotel, clean and well maintained rooms/bathrooms and main area, wifi in... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Mid October, I spent five nights in an beachview cottage. I asked them to pick me up at the airport, we were first transported by car to Manado city (30 minutes – 14 km) to take their own boat, and I arrived 20 minutes later at the resort. At the end of my stay I went to another resort to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

A nice small location with generally lovely staff and great food. Those are the good bits. Be highly recommended for divers. HOWEVER, food is at a fixed time with communal tables so it felt a bit like a school canteen. Food WAS always lovely, mind you, but if you want romance- not the right place. In fact, one or two... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I booked four nights here on their own website, which lists prices. Other reviews had mentioned prompt responses to enquiries but this was not my experience. The responses were not prompt but were obtuse. I was not sure whether they were trying to discourage us because we were not divers or not. I finally telephoned in frustration. Anyway on arrival... More 

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Tønsberg, Vestfold, Norway
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107 reviews 107 reviews
48 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Bunaken Village We are experienced travelers to South East Asia with children 5 and 7 years and are divers. We have been to North Sulawesi, Bunaken two times before, and are returning to Bunaken Village Resort. We have reviewed it before. Bunaken Village is a pretty and well-designed boutique resort on a tropical island. The food is great and is... More 

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