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Warsaw, Poland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 23, 2016

I think it's a true The Bunaken Village is the best hotel on the island but it happens becouse they don't have many opponents (this class). Resort is very nice, rooms are big and clean. The staff is friendly and they organise the best beach party! They are really good musicians! I miss them. Food is tasty but nothing special.... More 

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Port Sorell, Australia
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25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2016

We stayed for a total of 9 nights in Bunaken. Our entire stay was absolutely Fantastic... The owners Jochem and Angelina run an amazing business with Deni and Thea as the beautiful hosts and managers..They are so obliging and helpful and the rest of the staff are absolutely beautiful. It is very obvious that morale is high and everyone works... More 

Thank Leanne N
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4 reviews
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Where do I start??? Stayed there for a total of nine nights with two families. The staff are the happiest and most friendly I've ever encountered. This is a reflection of great management. The food is absolutely delicious (every meal). We completed 10 dives with Egen as our guide. The equipment is good. Boats excellent for diving (only takes a... More 

Thank Brett S
2 reviews
Reviewed August 24, 2016

What a beautiful place, a geat cottage. Danny the manager welcomed us at a very nice way. We had a wonderful time here, the staff is very kind, snorkelingexcursions are excellent, we saw turtles and dolphins, beautiful! The food is very good! I have also had a three hours massage which was excellent!!!! We hope to come back one day.... More 

Thank Jolanda P
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We have stayed here for a week. The scuba diving was amazing, we have made 14 incredibly relaxed wall drift dives. The coral was healthy and beautifull. There was no trash, when we were there. Do bot expect to see big fish however. The food was Great. You get three excellent buffet style meals. The staff was very nice. We... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Bunaken village is a quite absolute relaxing place. We had 2 Bungalows in Front of The sea (#1&2) AMAZING! Eating is very delicious. 3 Times a day. Coffee and water for free Diving is amazing and very well organized. The Diving Stuff tries to fullfill every individual wish and you will have full service. Special Thanxx to Our Guide Elly... More 

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Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2016

Wow! What can I really say about this place except for WOW!! We had such an amazing time at the Village Bunaken. It feld like home. We stayed in a bungalow right on the beach side, very well maintained. Good beds and enough space. The hammock outside on our terrace was supernice for relaxing. Dinner is a buffet which offers... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We've just returned from a week at The Village Bunaken, and can honestly say that this is the first holiday we've had where we haven't wanted to come home! From the moment we were met at the airport to the moment we were dropped off at the airport we were treated fantastically by Jochem, Angelina and their wonderful staff. The... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed June 5, 2016

Always uncertain when going back to a place after a few years, especially as taking partner who had heard so much about Sulawesi from my numerous previous dive trips from deep south Wakatobi to the north of Bangka - she had endured 4 weeks of at times tough travel and this was to be the ending chill. Well it hadn't... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed June 4, 2016

From other reviews, I am sure you are familiar with the owner and style of the place. I would like to highlight something that I wasn't aware or brought to my attention when I read through some of the reviews before my arrival at The Village Bunaken: 1.It is hot over there. I stayed at the Beachview cottage but it... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small scale Resort, Diving center and Spa on Bunaken with attention to detail and a touch of authentic indonesian styling. A place to relax and enjoy the underwater wonders of Bunaken right at your doorstep. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Village Bunaken

Address: Pangalisang, Bunaken Island 95000, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Sulawesi > North Sulawesi > Bunaken Island
Price Range: $40 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
The Village Bunaken Hotel Bunaken Island
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“Any of the rooms I think are good as they are all private and secluded..”
 of 5 bubbles leannen2013, Oct 10, 2016 | Read review
“Garden rooms a touch more private but is v small private resort anyway. Also have two single rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles OceaniaDiver, Jun 5, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with AC”
 of 5 bubbles DIVERSY1, Jun 4, 2016 | Read review
“I would go for one of the beach front bungalows.”
 of 5 bubbles OliverGM, Mar 29, 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room with air conditioning, it is well worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles 971jeanpierren, Aug 11, 2015 | Read review
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