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Buddy Dive

3.0 of 5 Kaya Gob. N. Debrot 85, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Guelph, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The operation is a full service dive holiday destination. Rooms were better than expected, food was good (but expensive), the staff were courteous and helpful and the location of the resort is convenient to virtually everything on the island.

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Mount Vernon, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Buddy Dive on a trip with the a group of 14 other divers with Toucan Dive from 1/31/15 to 2/7/15. The resort was clean and well kept, the service/staff was excellent and the diving operation was first rate and well run. The restaurants/food were very good but slightly overpriced. The WiFi could use some serious improvement as... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second time at Buddy Dive and will definitely stay there again next time we are in Bonaire! The hotel is perfect for divers as it provides great infrastructure for your scuba equipment, as well as an air/nitrox drive-thru! Very friendly staff and dive instructors (Yago rocks!). Rented a pickup truck as part of the dive and drive... More 

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Niangua, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at Buddy Dive 1/31/15 to 2/7/15 . We had the dive package as a hole it was ok? We went on 6 boat dives , did several shore dives (watch your step) some are very tricky! We also did a night dive at buddy dive saw some giant tarpon, nothing else of any size.It's a... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buddy Dive is in a great location and convenient to everything. Food was very good as well. The reef is right behind the hotel, so you don't need to go out on a boat of you don't want. Make sure you do a night dive to see the giant tarpon, very safe and very cool.

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Bronx, New York
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102 reviews 102 reviews
20 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me start with the only complaint ..... As a dive resort they don't have a secure place to dry your gear. A storage area is available but,.... "they are not responsible for your gear" worth a few thousand dollars.They do have pegs attached to the wall where you can leave your gear and anyone can just take it and... More 

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Huntingtown, Maryland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had the pleasure of staying at Buddy Dive for a week in October 2014 (10/11-10/18). What an amazing experience! We paid for the “dive and drive” package and had unlimited Nitrox fills. During check in, we received our room keys and our truck. The truck was clean and ran well. It also had COLD air conditioning.... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been going to Bonaire for many years. This past November we stayed at Buddy Dive with two other couples. The rooms were bright and clean. Each bedroom has its own bathroom - no waiting to take a shower. We were on the 2nd floor, an easy walk to the dive shop, restaurant, and pools (2 of them with beach... More 

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Fair Play, South Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Diving through Buddy Dive was a great experience. Exceptional dive team. The drill was as follows, you select your choices for dive trips on a chalk board near the dock. That's a first come, first served proposition so make certain you have your choices in ahead of time. This allows you to experience different boats, different crews, and different divers.... More 

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Massachusetts
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

He had a very nice week at Buddy's Dive. Had a 1 bedroom (room 511) which was on the second floor and had a great ocean view but was too close to the kitchen which was noisy and smelly. The unit was recently remodeled and is nicely appointed but the kitchen could use more amenities- mixing/serving bowls, paper towels, cleaning... More 

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Address: Kaya Gob. N. Debrot 85, Kralendijk, Bonaire
Location: Caribbean > Bonaire > Kralendijk
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Buddy Dive 3*
Number of rooms: 77
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Also Known As:
Buddy Dive Kralendijk
Buddy Dive Hotel Kralendijk
Buddy Dive Bonaire/Kralendijk

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