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Kungkungan Bay Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   Lembeh Strait, Bitung, Indonesia
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Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Bitung
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This resort has so much going for it, but without any shadow of a doubt its great selling point is the outstandingly charming staff. Everyone seems to have such a natural sunny and warm personality on top of which they have been trained to a good standard in excellent international standards of customer service. I was travelling by myself so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

From the moment you arrive to the time you leave you are totally looked after and spoiled here at kbr. The resort is beautiful. The staff are just happy yo help in what ever way they can .The diving is unbelievable and the dive guides will find whatever it is your looking for. Your dive gear is handled with great... More

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KBR_Management, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the nice review. We enjoyed spoiling you two and have always enjoy the fun to serve you. Thank you for the nice compliment about our food, our staff, and our dive guides. We all looking forward to many more visits in the future. More

Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

This was our third visit to KBR. The first time we went we were upset to be leaving such a wonderful place, the second time we cried when we got there because we were so happy to be back, and this time we just decided to stay for even longer. The welcoming is amazing, the accommodation is clean, spacious and... More

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KBR_Management, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a great review. To welcome you as friends and family was always something us here looking forward to. It warms our heart to know that you have always enjoyed your stay with us, and it such a great pleasure to serve you. Thank you, and we all looking forward to see you two again. More

Little Cayman
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I first visited Lembeh in 2005 when I was living in Asia. The diving blew me away and I vowed to return one day but in the hope of staying at KBR. I was NOT disappointed. Dive gear is set up on tanks for you, cameras are carried to the boat for you....the only thing I had to do was... More

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KBR_Management, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this wonderful review. Beary was happy to help you with all the changes on your itinerary. Jenly and all of us are looking forward to see and dive with you in your next visit. The best of all is we are all happy that you enjoyed the room, the service... More

Blue Mountains
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Myself and a group of dive buddies stayed here for a week at the end of September - beginning of October 2013. The accommodation was very good, liked the separate living room and bedroom configuration, very nice to sit out on the verandah and look out at Lembeh Strait in the afternoon. A wide variety of meals were on offer... More

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KBR_Management, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the nice review. We are happy that you enjoyed the view from the veranda of our beach front cottage suite. Glad the dives were just as good as our service in the restaurant and bar. Our staff enjoyed practicing Bahasa with you. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you two... More

Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We stayed for one week and from the first moment it was clear that everything revolves around scuba diving. The food was great and service very friendly and the rooms very comfortable and clean. The diving is first class and the guides know exactly where to look for the special Lembeh critters.

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KBR_Management, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write the nice review. We are glad you loved the food, and the service. Thank you for the compliment about our dive guides, all the work hard do pays off to hear that you enjoy your dive with us. Take care, and we all look forward to see you in the near future. More

Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Agree totally with all the reviews singing the praises of this resort. Our holiday was off to a bad start with both of us hit by illness (from before we arrived). However we were soon made to feel better as the kitchen kindly provided tomato soup and French fries at all times of the day. When I got back to... More

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KBR_Management, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. Our kitchen team is happy that we help you feel better even though it was just a small gesture of cooking you tomato soups and French fries. We are glad it ends with a great time with us. Stefan and the dive team enjoyed making your wish came true. We are working on new... More

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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
21 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Please see previous reviews. Again an outstanding visit, excellent service - resort & diving. Leaving in the morning, sure we'll be back.. In summary a great place to dive & experience the wonders of muck-critter diving in the centre of the biodiversity that is the coral triangle right on the Wallace line. Great dive service, all the advantages of a... More

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KBR_Management, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review. We hope you had a great trip home. We love serving you two, and will all look forward to see you again. Take care. More

Alexandria, Virginia
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

We are divers, and went to KBR for the first time for a week. We summed it up as a liveaboard on land.  Meaning lots of carefree excellent diving.  Below is a general overview of the resort followed by lots of hopefully helpful details for divers. KBR  overview: the resort is located directly on the water with 10 plus cottages,... More

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KBR_Management, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are happy that you feel you are taken care of well at Kungkungan Bay Resort. It is greatly important to every one of us here to be sure you had a great holiday. Thank you for letting us know. Stefan and all our team were happy to know that you enjoyed your dives.... More

Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We left KBR this noon after a lovely 8 days of diving and relaxing. The resort did not disappoint despite high expectations. Resort management and staff did not waiver in their professionalism or graciousness even though we were the only ones on site for 6 days. We were upgraded to the ocean-front villa on arrival and can recommend it over... More

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KBR_Management, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

It was great to have you two at Kungkungan Bay Resort. Thank you for the nice review. We are happy that we did not disappoint you. The beach front deluxe villa does offer a great view from the big veranda to enjoy your morning coffee. We appreciate the food review, we will keep maintaining our standard to deliver freshly prepared... More

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Additional Information about Kungkungan Bay Resort

Also Known As:
Kungkungan Bay Hotel Bitung
Kungkungan Bay Hotel
Kungkungan Bay Resort Bitung, Indonesia - Sulawesi
Address: Lembeh Strait, Bitung, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Sulawesi > North Sulawesi > Bitung
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Bitung
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Kungkungan Bay Resort 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Kungkungan Bay Resort (KBR to its friends and soon to be friends) is proud to be the resort that introduced Lembeh Strait to the world. Being the first resort in Lembeh means we got first choice on locations. Our resort is located in its own private bay which the resort is named after. KBR is the only Sea Level Luxury resort in Lembeh. KBR is a full service resort which includes The only 24hrs full menu service Restaurant in Lembeh, Capt. Billy's Bar serving American Bar Food and Great Drinks, our full service Tepi Laut Spa (Seaside Spa) does Massages, Beauty Treatments, Manicures and Pedicures, and of course our PADI Dive Center with Equipment and Camera Rentals and 32% NITROX. Come join us and we will put the Dream into you next Dive Vacation ... more   less 
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