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Kosrae Village Ecolodge & Dive Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   Teya, Kosrae 96944, Federated States of Micronesia
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Kosrae
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Jose, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kosrae Village is one of the best kept secrets in the world. This is probably because in general Micronesia -- and Kosrae specifically -- is so hard to get to (although it's a gorgeous trip, starting either from the US via Hawaii or via Guam). But the time and effort involved are so worth it! Katrina and Bruce have built... More

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Campbell, CA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This was our second time to KVR. Has changed very little in 5 years (this is a Good Thing). No one should go here that is looking for a super-luxurious hotel. These are private thatched huts on the beach, far enough away from one another that you'd never have to interface with fellow guests if you so choose. If you... More

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KatrinaKVR, Owner at Kosrae Village Ecolodge & Dive Resort, responded to this review

I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay. As you pointed out - living next to the ocean leads to instant corrosion, which added to the ongoing "biodegrading" of biodegradable materials means that we have to continuously replace thatch, reed siding and sometimes even timbers. Fortunately we've got a really great crew who do just that. Equally fortunately, our... More

Flagstaff, Arizona
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

I booked a trip through MDA GUAM, my favorite booking agent to use for diving in the western pacific. I chose Kosrae Village because it is all built of native materials using traditional building methods. The other options I had were a hotel room in a remote tropical place. For me the choice was easy. The accomodations are a little... More

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Palm Springs, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

We were at the Kosrae Village Resort during the "off" season. A little slice of heaven and we couldn't imagine why it was off, but we were the only guests. We were treated and indulged as if we were only children. Bruce, Katrina and the considerable staff assured that we were well fed, libations were more than adequate and we... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

OK so I might understand the desire to go tropical and stay in a grass hut, but this place looks like it has never been cleaned and it's scary gross. It's filthy and not just because it's on the beach and has spiders and crabs. We encountered live AND dead rats and their feces on our table, termite feces raining... More

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KatrinaKVR, Owner at Kosrae Village Ecolodge & Dive Resort, responded to this review

I am truly at a loss to know how to respond to this review. Let me start by explaining that we did not have any guests named Alice or from Hawaii in October, so it is very difficult to identify what problems may have occurred during this guest’s stay. There is a tiny grain of truth in this review; we... More

Mantua, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

If you are looking for a resort that brings the island experience right to your door, then Kosrae Village is the place for you. It is very rustic, from the mosquito netting to the huts made from all natural materials, found on the island. There is electricity and hot and cold running water in the huts. The food in the... More

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Shoreline, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

I first went with my two kids (Alex, then 8 and David, then 17) in Dec 2000, then with a friend in Feb 2010, and most recently just this past Dec (2011). Each time, I think this is the place my neighbors are looking for - it is still "undiscovered;" people are warm, open, and welcoming; it is breathtakingly beautiful;... More

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Leesville, Louisiana, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

I just want to leave something in here from the local point of view. Let me make it clear to all that I've been around few places from the mud huts in Afghanistan, Mirage in Vegas, the Bahamas, Cancun, Paris and lots , lots more. I am from this Island and am serving in the US Armed Forces. I have... More

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U.S.A.
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
31 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

Very nice location right on the beach, great for the kids to run around, the food is excellent and the owners are very helpful and friendly. The rooms are like huts made out of palm fronds and other materials, charming but very rustic and decaying. While we were there we had a leak in the roof on a rainy night,... More

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Weeki Wachee, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2011

I have spent a total of several months at KVR over several trips.I wanted to live on an Island as beautiful as Kosrae so I did back in 2000.It is true it is on a reef in the healthy Mangroves and yes there are Mossies and all the creatures that were meant to live there.If you can appreciate the thought... More

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KatrinaKVR, Owner at Kosrae Village Ecolodge & Dive Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. Now our challenge is to keep improving, both the property and guest experience, and the work we do with our neighboring community. We started a small community based NGO last year, Kosrae Island Community Action Society, that is focused on issues that affect everyone on the island like spay and neuter clinics... More

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Additional Information about Kosrae Village Ecolodge & Dive Resort

Also Known As:
Kosrae Village Ecolodge Dive Hotel
Kosrae Village Ecolodge & Dive Resort South Pacific
Address: Teya, Kosrae 96944, Federated States of Micronesia
Location: Federated States of Micronesia > Kosrae
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Kosrae
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kosrae Village Ecolodge & Dive Resort 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Private thatched cottages on the ocean, a world class restaurant, our on site PADI 5 star dive center and amazing service make an unbeatable combination for a rejuvenating and invigorating holiday. Add a wildly beautiful, remote, mountainous tropical island and you have the holiday of your dreams. ... more   less 
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