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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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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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77 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Bellafonte was the perfect place for our stay. The staff were amazing, particularly front office manager Sheila. We hadn't arranged any of our plans in advance and only had a short 4 night stay to fit everything in but within an hour of arriving Sheila had arrange a car hire to be brought to us, booked a snorkelling trip to... More 

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Sierra foothills
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We stayed in studio 101b in May for one night at the end of our visit to Bonaire. When we checked in, we were shown to the studio and shown how to use the safe. We were also given a little tour of the grounds. Pros: The studio had a very comfortable king sized bed and pillows and we slept... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Flying in on the right side of the plane my wife recognized the hotel from the photos. You almost fly right over the hotel. It is literally less than five minutes from the airport. Don't worry about the noise there are not many flights in and out but it was exciting watching the KLM 747 so close. The staff greeted... More 

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Kansas City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Just had my second visit to Bellafonte. It was remarkable as usual. Sara, the manager , and her great team, Rebecca, Sheila, Caprice and Dilia were fantastic. Michael, security, was also great, even at 4:30 am before my early flight. They will help you with anything you need...even removing the soft top off your jeep. I can't say enough about... More 

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Hutchinson, Kansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is a beautiful, Mediterranean-feeling resort , we stayed several days in one of the junior suites and one night in a senior suite. The junior suite was nice with a small kitchen with about all you need for breakfast and just right for two, with air-conditioning in the bedroom only--fairly common on Bonaire, but if you opened up the... More 

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Bettendorf, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

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 April 9, 2015

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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