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Bellafonte Luxury Oceanfront Hotel

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E.E.G. Boulevard 10, Kralendijk, Bonaire (Formerly Bellafonte Chateau de la Mer)
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  • Location
    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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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are not many places to stay in Bonaire. This place is fabulous. The king and queen of Holland stayed here a fews weeks ago. It's a little over a mile from town so you need a car. it's very close to the airport but we didn't have any noise from the planes. The rooms are beautiful. We woke up... More 

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Athens Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The property is amazing and very upscale. In fact apparently the Dutch royals stayed here just prior to this trip. Accommodations and staff could not be any more helpful and friendly. Not to diminish the property, but the absolute best thing was the help from the travel professional from Caribbean Wyndance (AKA Caribbean Wind and Sun). Ann's AMAZING scrambling with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent our family holidays in this wonderful location. The new management is making a big difference and the units have undergone new refurbishment. The staff is kind and helpful, the view is astonishing. We really love this place and enjoy coming back.

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Grinnell, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have now been to this hotel twice in the past two years. Our experience each time – with the room, the property, the ocean front, and the staff (from Sheila and Rebecca to the cleaning staff) – has been, well… quite nearly perfect. The first time we were by ourselves. The second time we returned with friends. They had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved staying here for our second trip to Bonaire. This is not really a hotel. It is apartments with great concierge service. The apartments are beautiful and well appointed. Efficiencies have no ocean view. Junior suites have great views but are quite small. For true luxury the senior suite or larger is needed. The setting is quiet and lovely. It... More 

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Gstaad, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to stay in Bonaire. It is quiet, the appartments are big, the sea is nice. Service friendly and efficient, very helpful. The airport is not far away, but it is not a problem. There are only a few planes and the landings are even interesting to watch ! Rent a car, it is a must ...

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Aruba
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bellafonte is the place to stay in Bonaire. The units are spacious, impeccably clean, well stocked and beautifully furnished with a homey feel to them! The panoramic view from the apartment onto the turquoise waters of the ocean and Bellafonte's beautiful pier were incredible! But what makes this place to special is definitely its staff and management. They deeply care... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For my first visit to Bonaire - could not have chosen a better place than Bellafonte. Not only is the staff TOP notch, but the accommodations are fantastic. Had a great ocean view with elevator and stair access and the backside of the hotel has a small pier for scuba diving or snorkeling if you so choose. The manager always... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Located just south of the airport, Bellafonte is a 4 story building with ~22 individually owned apartments available for rent. The onsite management staff, led by Sara the property manager, are so friendly and willing to assist the guests with any needs. The apartments range from efficiency bedrooms with a kitchenette to 2+ bedroom penthouse suites. Very modern, clean and... More 

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houston
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Bellafonte was absolutely magical! We stayed in a Senior Suite on the third floor for 8 nights (Unit 305). This unit was just amazing. It was hands down, the nicest room I have ever stayed in. Really, it was more like a swanky condo than a hotel room. Ours was a corner unit with a living Room, dining room, full... More 

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