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2 Waterfront Rd, Colonia, Yap 96943, Federated States of Micronesia
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O'Keefe's Waterfront Inn
Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Colonia
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Jay, Terry, Stan, Richard, the lovely quiet lady (I forget her name) and the owner Don were the nicest hosts. The welcome we received, the high standard of service and the genuinely beautiful interior made for a lovely stay. My wife and I enjoyed whiling away our holidays on the beautiful balcony of our room. Hanging very close over the... More

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FLL
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

It is a cute house with only 5 rooms.. Each room has a balcony overlooking the bay. Rooms are quaintly decorated but the entire place could use a good scrubbing! The front desk staff is very friendly and helpful. For more practical information on Yap I maintain a travel website for fun: http://www.kimsegal.com/yap-micronesia/

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SARASOTA
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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We loved the Waterfront Inn and would go back anytime. First, the staff. The owner Don and his staff, Richard, Jay, Antonia, others were all so accommodating and always solicitous of our well-being and comfort. They assisted with everything we were doing. And the Oasis restaurant across the street, which is affiliated with the Waterfront Inn, was the same. The... More

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tokyo
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We had wonderful experience at this hotel. The staff were all so friendly and very helpful. They set up several tours for us (snorkeling, traditional canoeing, tour guide, taxi, rental car) that were all fabulous, and they worked to make sure we got the best price. The little "extras" at the hotel were a nice touch too..fresh flowers..coconuts to drink... More

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Arcata, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We stayed at O'Keefe's Waterfront Inn for two of the three weeks we visited Yap and it was by far our favorite accommodations! The room was very comfortable, our private balcony over looking the waterfront was lovely, and the staff were wonderful! Access to cable television and internet service in our room was an added bonus! This Inn also features... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Like most of the other reviews here, I think the way they do things here is absolutely spot on. Nothing too much trouble, but very Yap, laid back and friendly. A really worthwhile island to visit for all the right, cultural as well as oceanic reasons. Having dived all over the world, the ingenious drying cupboard in our room was... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Don, the owner, gave us excellent tips as to what to do on Yap day, and location of the best Stone Money bank. Don lived at Yap for over 40 years and know the island very well. Very friendly - lots of time to chat. He provided us with the activities schedule for Yap Day. The hotel staff are very... More

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Manila, Manila, Philippines
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This is my second time in Yap and both times I visited the country for business. The place is obviously more adequate to welcome tourists. The lack of business facility is therefore not my concern. The O'Keefe's Waterfront Inn is an incredibly lovely hotel with small rooms that look like boat cabins and overlook the sea. The reception and bar... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

O'Keefe's has to be one of our favorite hotels we have stayed at EVER! We loved it for many reasons: 1. Location. O'Keefe's is right next door to Manta Ray Bay. MRB has a great dive shop, but the hotel is loud. There is a big, unattractive three-storey ship that sits right in front of the hotel (I presume blocking... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

As somebody who travels a good deal around the Pacific region, I will confidently say that O'Keefe's is the most delightfully unique experience that I've had in hospitality. It is like stepping into another world and era. There is no better feeling than getting a warm home-y feeling when you're so far away from home. The service is fantastic and... More

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Address: 2 Waterfront Rd, Colonia, Yap 96943, Federated States of Micronesia
Location: Federated States of Micronesia > Yap > Colonia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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O'Keefe's Waterfront Inn Yap/Colonia

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