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Dubendorf, Switzerland
Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Pension Bounty is a lovely place with a beautiful garden and three cats. Alain is a great host and very attentive. He takes care of reservations if you would like to do an excursion. The free WiFi was the best we had during our vacation in French Polynesia. The rooms are well equipped with a big and comfortable bed (we...

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Alain B, Propriétaire at Pension Bounty, responded to this review

Dear Rebecca, How can we possibly thank you for this wonderful description of your stay and the services of our little guesthouse? It was a real pleasure to read that you were overall satisfied. Thank you very much indeed for your 5 stars rating. We certainly hope to have the pleasure to welcome you back again in a not too...

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed November 15, 2016

We stayed with Alain for 5 days while diving and it was perfect for us. The pension is located in the middle of two good diving bases on Avatoru (6 Passengers, which we used and which is also lovely, was 1 km away; same goes for Rangiroa Plongee) as well as very close to the Avatoru pass with the harbor/dock,...

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Alain B, Propriétaire at Pension Bounty, responded to this review

Dear Laura, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. I was really pleased to read your complimentary comments about your recent stay with us. I was delighted that you liked Pension Bounty. Thank you ver much also for your 5 stars rating. I am looking forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back to Pension Bounty. Cordially...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Wow!!!! This was such a wonderful place to stay!!!! Alain provides awesome customer service...what ever you need just ask. His breakfasts and dinners were soooo great.It is located just a 5 minute walk to a beautiful beach with excellent snorkeling! The room has WiFi, comfortable bed, hot water and a small kitchenette. He recommended one of the best excursions that...

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Alain B, Owner at Pension Bounty, responded to this review

Dear guests, we’re extremely grateful that you took the time out of your busy schedule to share this wonderful feedback. I really appreciate it and we thank you very much for it, for your five stars rating and for your recomendation. We hope to welcome you back for another vacation in the near future. Cordially Alain

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed November 2, 2016

The pension is very nice but the must is the owner. Alain is very sweet and will do anything he can to make your stay a pleasure. The laggon is a short walk away unfortunatly don't expect to relax on the sand, you will need to take the beach chairs of your studio with you, however the local beach which...

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Alain B, Owner at Pension Bounty, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your warm comments regarding you recent stay at pension Bounty. Thanks for staying with us and we hope to see you again. Cordially Alain

Reviewed October 7, 2016

I had a great stay at Pension Bounty in september 2016. Nice rooms, and nice location. Only a few minutes to walk to the beach with some good snorkelling possibilities. Free bikes provided. Only a short bikeride away from supermarkets and restaurants. Any activities i wanted, Alan was very helpful with information on what was going on and booking trips....

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Alain B, Propriétaire at Pension Bounty, responded to this review

Dear Synnove, Thank you for choosing Pension Bounty and for taking the time to let us know about your stay. We are glad to hear that you were satisfied with our rooms, location and cooking. Thank you very much for your recommendation. I hope we can have the opportunity to welcome you back to our little guesthouse in the future....

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed September 20, 2016

Pension Bounty is a lovely property, just a short walk away from the lagoon (or ocean, depending on the direction you're traveling). Excellent hospitality and value. We especially loved Alain's gourmet cooking and really enjoyed chatting with other guests during family-style dinners on the patio. Access to the lagoon: The lagoon is a short walk away (3 minutes), but the...

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Alain B, Owner at Pension Bounty, responded to this review

Dear Lindsay, Thank you very much for your review and your five-star rating of Pension Bounty. It’s great to hear that you enjoyed our hospitality, value, food and the friendly ambience of our little guesthouse. The beach next to the pension is not large, but usually larger than it was during your stay as we had just gotten several swells...

Glendale, Arizona
Reviewed August 24, 2016

My dive buddy and I shared a room at Pension Rangiroa. Our stay included a series of amazing dives with peaceful interludes at Pension Rangiroa. The rooms are well furnished with a covered deck, table and chairs where you can listen to the waves of the Pacific meet this coral atoll. Alain, our host, was always helpful and an excellent...

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Alain B, Propriétaire at Pension Bounty, responded to this review

Dear Robert, Thank you for taking time to give us your valuable positive feedback. It’s great to hear that you had a comfortable stay, enjoyed our food, relaxing ambience and the location of our little guesthouse. I am delighted that you liked our close proximity to the Diving Shops and the amazing dives that offer Rangiroa's atoll. Thank you very...

Litchfield Park, Arizona
Reviewed August 15, 2016

The best b&b on Rangiroa, and Alain is the best French cook. The rooms are so nice and our 11 day stay was the vacation of a lifetime because of the hospitality of Alain, he knows so much about Rangiroa and can answer any question you have.

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Alain B, Owner at Pension Bounty, responded to this review

Dear Tracy, Thank you so much for your five-star rating of Pension Bounty and your very kind review. Your compliments about our hospitality are very much appreciated. We hope to welcome you back for another fantastic vacation in the near future. Cordially Alain

Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

You've found it, the right place to stay in Rangiroa. Alain is a great host. Knowledgeable and helpful about every activity with great recommendations on how, when, why to do it on certain days, weather conditions, local operators, etc. If he doesn't know (I'd be shocked) but he'll call and find out for you. Multi lingual and interested in chatting...

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Alain B, Owner at Pension Bounty, responded to this review

Dear Rob, I thank you for such positive a feedback. Your kind words are greatly appreciated. It is great to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you very much also for your five stars rating. I hope we can have the opportunity to welcome you back to our little guesthouse in the future. Crdially Alain

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed June 19, 2016

Alain and his wife make you feel at home in their Pension Bounty. They are lovely! The rooms are nice and clean, and have a little kitchen corner with fridge for those who like to cook on their own. Every room has a little patio/sundeck, and the windows and balcony doors are equipped with mosquito nets (very useful!)! Then pensions...

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Dear Diana, Thank you for going out of your way to share a feedback about your recent stay at pension Bounty. It is great to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us and that you have had a comfortable stay in a relaxing ambience, and have appreciated the equippement of our rooms and the location of our little...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the heart of a tropical garden, the Pension Bounty, newly constructed in Kohu wood and red cedar is located just a few meters from the beach of the magnificent Ohotu bay, one of the most beautiful spots in Rangiroa. Muriel and Alain (level 3 diver) welcome you to their 4 comfortable studios, where the calm and tranquility will captivate you. Each double studio with European comfort requirements includes: Equipped kitchenette. Bathroom with hot water. Mosquito screen door and window. Safe. Ceiling fan. Large deck. Extra bed available. Free Wifi connection. Activities A wide variety of activities are available, including : Aquascope, Deep sea fishing, Spearfishing, Snorkeling : simply with a mask and a snorkel, you will be able to admire one of the most beautiful natural aquariums of the world. Dolphin Watch Eco Tour : Discover the dolphins'life with a scholar. Pearl farm visit. The bicycles, available free at the pension will make you enjoy rides toward Avatoru Village and differents spots where magnificient sunsets will entice you. We also offer NUMEROUS EXCURSIONS UPON REQUEST, including The Blue Lagoon : a lagoon within a lagoon, and its bird Island. The Isle of Reefs : Abraded coral formations, chiseled by erosion. The Pink Sands : crystal clear water entice you in for a swim. These are all-day excursions including a traditional picnic served on woven coconut palm fronds : marinated fish, coconut bread ... Diving Rangiroa, an atoll in the Tuamotu archipelago, offers exceptional dives : pelagic fish, manta rays, hammerhead sharks, gray sharks, black-tips, white-tips, jack fish, barracudas, dolphins, turtles ... There is a large concentration of underwater life in the two passes of Avatoru and Tiputa, key fish passage ways between the lagoon and the ocean. The reputation of these dives is also based on the particularly exhilarating drift dives in the passes, wich divers especially delight in. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pension Bounty

Address: B.P. 296, Avatoru 98775, French Polynesia
Location: French Polynesia > Tuamotu Archipelago > Rangiroa > Avatoru
Price Range: $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Pension Bounty French Polynesia/Avatoru
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“If you prefer more privacy, ask for higher numbers (i.e., rooms 3 or 4 and not 1 or 2) because they are further away from the patio.”
 of 5 bubbles 246lauraz, Nov 15, 2016 | Read review
“There are only 4 rooms so book in advance”
 of 5 bubbles jasilver23, Nov 7, 2016 | Read review
“Recommend to bring some foodstuff if your stay is prolonged.”
 of 5 bubbles Hiroichi_Nakamura, Apr 30, 2013 | Read review
“Rooms are all close together so you will have to be quiet passed 9 o'clock. but this is ok as you are exhausted by this time!”
 of 5 bubbles audballa, Feb 25, 2013 | Read review
“they're all about the same”
 of 5 bubbles jonnyss, Jun 30, 2012 | Read review
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