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Captain Don's Habitat

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Livingston, Texas
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Did this on a bit of a whim because since becoming certified it has always been on the dive radar. Being a bit more seasoned, it was very comfortable diving when, how, where we wanted 24/7. 3 boats a day, easy to schedule, great diving right of the property or rent a truck ( on the property and Martha with... More 

Thank jeff p
Carmel, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my 8th time staying at Captain Dons Resort. We will never stay anywhere else on the Island. The dive staff at captain dons is the best and so helpful for any needs. All the boat dives were fantastic because it's the dive masters that make the experience easy for everyone. Roger Karen And Wilco have put together a... More 

Thank brmayes1
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dive trip! Roger and his dive staff were excellent and always helpful and accommodating. We were a group of 8 and stayed in 2 bungalows. We can't wait to go back. The pizzas are fabulous. Know that food in general on the island is more expensive. The diving is beautiful with very healthy reefs! Xtreme Narcosis

Thank Jodi I
New York City, New York
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was quiet with a balcony and refrigerator. Not fancy but clean, quiet and comfortable. The dive staff was helpful but I didn't find the tip tank inside the dive shop until the last day. If a specific dive site was requested, they tried to plan that location. I would have liked two... More 

Thank Lisa C
Midlothian, Texas
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second time staying at Captain Don's. excellent dive operation, the restaurant serves excellent food, the rooms have wonderful views and all the amenities you need. Will definitely stay again. WIFI was even better than last year.

Thank Alan C
CaptDonsHabitat, Manager at Captain Don's Habitat, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time out to write about your recent experience with us at Captain Don's Habitat. We are glad that you enjoyed our hotel, the diving and the restaurant. Our goal is to give the very best of service to our guests. Looking forward to welcome you the 3rd time! Warm regards, More 

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32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stay for scuba diving. Three bedroom with 4 bath cottage was roomy for 4 adults and 2 teenagers. Maid service every day. Pier on property had super diving in. either direction. Good scuba shop and if they don;t have what you need, short walk to Buddies dive shop next door. First class dive boats, if you want... More 

Thank Walker B
CaptDonsHabitat, Manager at Captain Don's Habitat, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking out the time for such a fabulous endorsement of Captain Don's Habitat and for your kind words about the experience you had at our hotel. Our ultimate goal is to ensure our guests feel at home whenever they choose to experience us with best in class amenities and personalized intuitive service. The team... More 

Willemstad, Curacao
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed in Habitat 3 times prior to last week, 29 June u.i. 2 July 2016. This was the first time that I not feel at home. We stayed in a 2-bedroom cottage. The drainage system was not working in both bathrooms. When you were bathing you were soon standing in a pool of water. Maintenance told us that... More 

Thank LupeAntonisia
CaptDonsHabitat, General Manager at Captain Don's Habitat, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on your stay. For the last 2 years Captain Don's Habitat has been working intensively on upgrading the resort. The 24 deluxe ocean view rooms have been upgraded completely, the 10 Oasis Cottages have also been upgraded and are equipped with a side by side Inverter fridge, flat screens, new bedspreads , curtains, upholstered furniture,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The whole experience from such diving freedom to great sunsets and great food. Don't pass this place up! Everyone went out of their way to be sure we were all happy. My kids, 12 and 15, said it is in the top 3 of their most favorite

Thank Brad W
CaptDonsHabitat, Manager at Captain Don's Habitat, responded to this review

Dear Valued guest, Thank you for a concise articulate and well-constructed review of Captain Don's Habitat. Such feedback from our guests goes a long way. We strive to provide the highest service level and it gives me great pleasure to know that you and your family place us on your favorite list! We look forward to serving you again. Warm... More 

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34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A family friendly restaurant with great sea food and pizzas. Kids especially enjoyed watching the giant Tarpons swim next to the sea wall lit up by floodlights. A must to visit at night! The dive site was also great for novice divers with kids, with a very handy guide rope giving you confidence on where you needed to exit your... More 

Thank Janette E
Gunnison, Colorado
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38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Overall, other then a few mishaps described below, it was an almost great week. The junior suite with ocean view was excellent. We finally saw sea horses. Unlimited 24 hour shore diving was a plus as well as free nitrox. We ate all our meals at Rum Runners (which is an operation independent from Captain Don's) which we enjoyed. However... More 

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CaptDonsHabitat, Manager at Captain Don's Habitat, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking time to share this important information with us. On behalf of Staff and management i would like to offer our most sincere apologies for the inconvenience experienced. I am glad that you liked our Jr Suite, enjoyed your visits to the Rumrunners and that you got to see the sea horses. Please feel... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On Bonaire, Captain Don's Habitat is the Original Home of Diving Freedom. We offer a full range of boat diving, shore diving, nitrox, tech diving, courses or a combination of each. All this can be done at your pace in a laid back and friendly environment that brings our guests back year after year. Wake up to the breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea after a great night's sleep in one of our huge and newly renovated ocean view rooms, 2 bedroom cottages or our brand new 3 bedroom garden villa (available September 1, 2015) Between dives, you can stroll through the lush gardens, which are home to more than 50 animal and plant species, relax by the pool or get pampered at the on site spa. Enjoy delicious meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner oceanside at RumRunners restaurant or relax on your own terrace with a self prepared meal from your own kitchenette. Vacation means freedom. Experience the freedom that brings guests back year after year to Captain Don's Habitat. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Captain Don's Habitat

Address: 103 Kaya Gobernador Debrot, Kralendijk, Bonaire
Location: Caribbean > Bonaire > Kralendijk
Price Range: $195 - $294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Captain Don's Habitat 3.5*
Number of rooms: 56
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Also Known As:
Captain Don`s Habitat Hotel Bonaire
Captain Dons Habitat Bonaire
Captain Dons Habitat Hotel Bonaire
Captain Dons Bonaire
Captain Don's Habitat Bonaire/Kralendijk
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