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ESA Bay View Hotel

PO Box 141, Colonia, Yap 96943, Federated States of Micronesia
ESA Bay View Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Santa Monica, California
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36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

the room is clean, with working air con, hot water, a refrigerator, DVD player and TV. basic needs are covered, and it is about a 10 min walk to the center of Colonia. because it is by the water perhaps, or because it was raining a lot when I was there in May, mosquitos are everywhere, and when I was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I usually dont give 4 stars to a 2 stars Hotel, but this one was different. The hotel itself is not a fancy resort, a very basic place to stay for a week or a shorter period of time. What it makes it special is the service provided by the staff. Attitude again -even in the most hidden paradise on... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I stayed for a few days on a business trip. The hotel is located right on the bay, so the rooms have good views. The rooms are quite basic, but clean. The bed was comfortable. The air conditioners are wall type, so a bit noisy and only just enough to cool the room. There are TV's, but there is only... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The motel-style resort is centrally located in Colonia and situated on a water front lot. Most rooms are large and have water views. The downstairs restaurant is decent and also affordable. Spotty yet free wifi. Free airport pick-up and drop off even late at night. Cons: no kettle in the room. The best quality of the hotel are the staff.... More 

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Colonia, Federated States of Micronesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Esa bay view hotel,is a nice and affordable places to stay,in yap..to me Esa is the best,hotel in yap..they have very nice employees,their employees are so kind and they like, making friend with the guests..the owners the alfonso family are very kind too..Esa has many clean rooms, that you would want to stay in.....and also very nice and delicious local... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I didn't stay here, but I sure ate here... a lot. They have really great breakfast specials that pretty much fills you up way after lunch. I always went for their grilled fish because it just tasted clean and fresh. Accompanying sides were also good (no soggy or mushy rice here). Had a beautiful view of the calm lagoon-- just... More 

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Tainan, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Good location with very fantastic bay view. Well furbished environment. Tasty local food and delicacy. Mostly important, friendly n easy-going receptionist and staffs!!!!! LIKE*

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Rancho Cordova, California
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

When you look for a great hotel you want affordable, quality, cleanliness, service, friendly, and helpful, this hotel had them all. The owner Debbie even gave us a ride from the airport at 4am in the morning because all her drivers had gone home and she wanted to help us out. The hotel restaurant view looked out over the bay... More 

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Ft. Lauderdale
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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Even for divers, a good option, as Beyond the Reef is right nearby. Breakfast at the hotel was affordable and fine. We ate out every night, including at the Boat at Manta Ray. It's an easy and safe walk. The rooms were fine, with a balcony overlooking the Bay. Simple, but clean. The staff very friendly and helpful. Considering the... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

From the initial contact via e-mail (personal and timely response), to the smile upon our early morning arrival, we could not have asked for better accommodations on YAP than ESA Bay View. The room in this family-run hotel was spacious, well-appointed, and very clean. The breakfast (served overlooking the bay) was delicious. The hotel-arranged transportation to and from the airport... More 

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