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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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Bettendorf, Iowa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bellafonte is a great small “hotel” comprised of 22 condos. We stayed in a two-bedroom unit on the 3rd floor. The unit was very nice with an extraordinary view (note photo). While the property was excellent, the staff is what truly sets the place apart from other condominium rentals. The staff was very courteous and friendly … they were... More 

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff here is wonderful. This is truly what sets this place a part from the rest. Bonaire is truly about the water so be prepared to snorkel or dive. The Bellafonte was wonderful. This is THE place to stay on the island if you ask me. In tems of beaches, there are some gems.....rent a truck and check them... More 

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NYC
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54 reviews 54 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is great. All the units are differently decorated as they are privately owned. Ours was ample, simply and tastefully done. All have kitchens (they vary in size according to size of room). The staff was very attentive and informative. They offered good recommendations of activities and places to go in the island. The pier into the water is... More 

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Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for a week in the first week of March and when we got up in the morning(we arrived late at night), we were in awe of what a gorgeous place this is with an amazing dock over crystal blue water. We were greeted with a smile, and were asked if we needed anything to... More 

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Bellafonte, General Manager at Bellafonte Luxury Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are thrilled that you feel in love with Bellafonte and Bonaire. The entire staff looks forward to your return. At your service. Bellafonte Team More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for a week for business! As Bonaire is a very small diver's island everything is nearby! However, I do recommend renting a car. Do this prior to arrival since the chance fairly big all cars are rented out! The Bellafonte is a fully serviced apart hotel complex in which each apartment is uniquely furnished. I recommend the grand room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've stayed at Bellafonte twice. It's a beautiful, small condo hotel that cost no more than a substandard "eco" unit we rented on St John two months ago. What's unique is that it fronts on the ocean with a wide dock and immediate access to snorkeling and tropical fish. The staff is the most helpful we've encountered in a long... More 

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Hotchkiss, Colorado, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been visiting Bonaire for 23 years and have stayed in a variety of accommodations, from Harbor Village (20 years ago when it was quite nice) to a couple of dive resorts, to Belmar condos, which is a half mile south of Belafonte. Belafonte now has exceptional management which catapults it to the top of my list for non-resort/inclusive accommodations.... More 

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Bellafonte, General Manager at Bellafonte Luxury Oceanfront Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lionel, As you are a Bonaire veteran and an Ambassador to Bonaire we thank you for your kind words. We look forward to your next stay with us. Cheers, Sara, Sheila, Rebecca, Dilia and all the staff at Bellafonte !! More 

Wayzata, Minnesota
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41 reviews 41 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Great staff and grounds. King size bed and a free bottle of wine to welcome us. Would be nice if the jacuzzi was warm, but otherwise ample parking, good housekeeping and great view! Would stay again. Beach towels fresh each day and the hotel booked a rental car for me.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This was our first trip to Bonaire, I chose this hotel because it was reasonably priced with King sized beds. We dove with Dive Friends which is right up the street. The rooms were clean, large enough, and well kept. We did not spend much time there but the staff was great with restaurant recommendations. On our last day, the... More 

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Rome, Italy
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

It was not the first time on the island of Bonaire for me, my husband and our kids but it was the first staying at Bellafonte. We decided to book Bellafonte because it is in the perfect position for diving, windsurfing and Kitesurfing and we had a great experience with the nice and professional Staff that helped us booking diving,... More 

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