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Pangalisang, Bunaken Island 95000, Indonesia
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The Village Bunaken
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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The Hague, The Netherlands
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152 reviews 152 reviews
141 hotel reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic stay! We stayed in a seaview cottage (number 3 has the best location) and we enjoyed every minute. Village Bukaken has a friendly family like atmosphere, is easy going, and relaxed, just what you expect from a beachside hotel. Stylishly decorated. The lunch and dinner do taste real awesome -- this was the best food we had for... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I was in Bunaken island 2 times, and been to this place before it was newly setup! Great place, great views, great staff and of course great diving! The resort is located up on a hill with stunning views, and a great pool. Rooms are fantastic as well.

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Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My boyfriend and I visited Sulawesi for 3 weeks and this was our favourite Hotel! The food is amazing, the rooms clean and spacious and the pool is fantastic. Also you can snorkel right off the Hotel and see amazing see life. We also did quite some diving and was totally worth it.

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Stockholm, Sweden
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Such a lovely place and such wonderful staff. We stayed here for one week and didn't want to leave. The reef just outside the hotel is beautiful even though it takes some swimming to get there. Me and my son got our PADI certificate here and our instructor, Arjuna, was the perfect teacher. His calm made us both very secure... More

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10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Very professionally managed by a Dutch/Javanese couple. The dive base is managed by the (true)"Guru" of diving Arjuna who is an amazing teacher. The resort is very well maintained, service and food are very good. 4 stars only because the preparation of the invoice and its positions is not as professional as the rest. You might want to double check... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Bunaken: We went to the Village Bunaken after several friends recommended us the place. Great staff, reservation by emails though Jochem, on-time pickup and drop off at airport, delicious food and variety in the dishes, great and friendly staff, clean and relaxing environment, great pool and garden, Wifi in restaurant area and in our room. Room: garden cottage: clean, spacious,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I chose the Village Bunaken after a friend visited last year and raved about it. From our first contact with Jochem, the resort manager, I was impressed . He answered my emails quickly and made the booking process easy. We were met at Manado airport by our driver on time and then dockside by Jochem and his... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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82 reviews 82 reviews
16 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We were picked up in manado and transferred to the island. Staff were friendly and helpful,from the start and all spoke English. It is a small place, but fits a lot in. Eight or ten individual cottages, a pool, bar area and dining room, plus it's own dive centre and amazingly beautiful spa. All food was included in the price,... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed there for 7 nights and enjoyed the place very much. The diving is simply fantastic and the resort can be very proud of a great, professional, super friendly diving crew. I would not call it a bargain, price is fair. It is very calm and you can do some runs and walks on the small island. The pool... More

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Darwin, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Great communication on booking and provided with helpful information on how to get there and other suitable accommodation in Manado after. Met at the harbour and welcomed by the owner and his wife. Transfer to the island was on a very fast and comfortable boat. On arrival was met by friendly staff (who all remembered my name the whole stay)... More

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Address: Pangalisang, Bunaken Island 95000, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Sulawesi > North Sulawesi > Bunaken Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
The Village Bunaken Hotel Bunaken Island

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