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Buddy Dive

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   Kaya Gob. N. Debrot 85, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Ranked #3 of 13 Hotels in Kralendijk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I just returned from a week at Buddy Dive Resort and was quite pleased with my experience there. Our 1 bedroom suite was quite comfortable except for the lack of a shower curtain that caused frequent bath floor floods. The AC worked well and that was much appreciated as the sun and heat were relentless that week. The breakfasts were... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have stayed at Buddy Dive 6 times and have found the staff to be some of the most helpful I have found. If you are looking for a fine hotel with room service with a spa that will cater to your every whim this is not the place for you. What you get is a clean room, AC that... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here exclusively for the diving, which didn't let me down. The West Coast has a majority of the amenities with good diving; however, the best diving is on the East Coast (aka the Wild Side). I'd highly recommend you buy the ticket if you get a chance. East Coast Diving gets my endorsement. Andy and his staff are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from our 15th trip to Buddy Dive and it was as good as ever. All of the staff, from the ladies at the front desk at check in, to the crew at the dive shop, the breakfast ladies, and housekeeping -- everyone is just so friendly, helpful and polite. Our room request was granted and we had... More

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Tualatin, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first trip to Bonaire and second trip to the Caribbean Sea for diving (most of our 350 + diving were done in SE Asia, Western Pacific and Indian Oceans). Diving was as we expected…pretty darn good at least for a Caribbean site. Our thoughts on on Buddy Dive are as follows: Pros: (1) Friendly knowledgeable staff on... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These propel are very nice when you book a reservation and eager to help at that time. However if you have to cancel you can never get th person that made the reservations for on the phone. Winn the reservation were made Xeina was most helpful but when I had a medical three days before my trip and could not... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us stayed at Buddy's dive resort. It was the 4 th time for my husband and I. Our first room was up 2 flights and a 3 room apt. With 2 of the bedrooms upstairs. It was an older unit and needed some work- no A/C in kitchen/ living room- only bedrooms. We asked to change rooms since... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Buddy for two weeks in early September 2014. Had a great time overall! Has a great home reef that we dove many times, even at night. Very easy to just walk down to the dock, grab tanks and jump in! We did not do boat dive but we had a pickup for the second week. There are so... More

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Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son (17) and I stayed at Buddy's (first time in Bonaire) from August 22-29. We had a great time. We did 6 boat dives 8 shore dives. I'm sure other people did more dives, but we were happy with the 14 dives. The unlimited shore diving with the drive through tank pick-up is great. I can see how easy... More

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Charleston, WV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my seventh visit to Buddy Dive and I must say that over the last seven years the owners and staff have been working hard to make Buddy better and better. While not a luxurious resort, Buddy caters to the diver. Rooms have been updated, especially the kitchens and baths. The gravel roads in the resort has been bricked.... 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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