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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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New York
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78 reviews 78 reviews
23 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
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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66 reviews 66 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
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 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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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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Poway, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

Located next to Chamorro Bay in Yap, this hotel offers clean affordable rooms for business travelers. I have stayed there several times. The staff is always helpful and friendly. Rooms facing the bay have a great view. However, the bay is not good for swimming. Restruant is ok...good food and price...nothing special. Go to eat at Oasis, Mariana, or Manta... More 

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Kansas City, USA
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35 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2011

Yap has only 4 hotel, two expensive and catering mostly to divers and two lower in cost and catering to business people and budget travellers. The ESA Bayview is in the business hotel category. The hotel provides free transfers to and from the airport (always at horribly early morning times, unfortunately) and have new rental cars available for guests if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2010

During my visit to Yap I stayed in ESA hotel for almost a week, the place is excellent, the rooms are comfortable and with a balcony to the beautiful bay of Colonia. The staff was very helpful and nice and made our stay in Yap great. Also it is a real pleasure to have a nice quiet breakfast or excellent... More 

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