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#3 of 26 B&Bs / Inns in Kralendijk
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Welcome to The Lizard Inn, your Kralendijk “home away from home.” The Lizard Inn aims to make your visit as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, which is why so many guests continue to come back year after year.

Seru Largu (2.4 mi), located nearby, makes The Lizard Inn a great place to stay for those interested in visiting this popular Kralendijk landmark.

Guest rooms offer air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a kitchenette, and The Lizard Inn makes getting online easy as free wifi is available.

You can also take advantage of some of the amenities offered by the bed and breakfast, including room service, a concierge, and baggage storage. In addition, guests can enjoy a pool and barbeque facilities during their visit. As an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

If you’re looking for a Spanish restaurant, consider a visit to Exito Bakery & Cafe, Yhanni's Arepas, or Yacht Club Lounge & Tapas Bar, which are all conveniently located a short distance from The Lizard Inn.

Should time allow, Bari Reef is a popular reef that is relatively easy to get to.

The Lizard Inn puts the best of Kralendijk at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Coffee shop
Board games / puzzles
Children's television networks
Open-air bath
BBQ facilities
Street parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Breakfast in the room
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
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Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Safe
Bottled water
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Complimentary toiletries
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Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Dutch, German
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chipchip wrote a review Feb 2020
Toronto102 contributions57 helpful votes
The Lizard Inn was truly the perfect spot for us and fantastic value. Our regular room had everything we needed - great shower, fridge, closet space. We used the shared kitchen to make breakfasts. Nespresso-style coffee always available - bliss. Renee is the perfect host - his sincere enjoyment in creating an inclusive and well run hotel is evident in everything he does - always available to provide info, help, make a reservation. The bbq dinner he made for the guests was a highlight, and allowed us to get to know our neighbours. We were a short stroll to the boardwalk and restaurants, if not swaying in hammock, after a day of snorkelling. Best chill and beautiful vacation, thanks to Bonaire and the Lizard Inn. We'll be back.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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jwfl86 wrote a review Jan 2020
London, United Kingdom28 contributions15 helpful votes
Stayed here over the xmas and ny period and had an awesome time! Rene is a fantastic host - told me everything there is to do on the island and we even went diving together for an afternoon. Lizard Inn has a really nice sociable atmosphere with spacious communal area for drinks with the other guests. Also a communal kitchen and grill if you want to cook your own food. Rooms are spacious and get cleaned every day. Beds comfortable. And superb value for money! I will definitely stay here again next time in Bonaire!
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Andy G wrote a review Nov 2019
Liverpool, United Kingdom8 contributions
The lizard feels like home. Rene will do almost anything for you, even take divers diving which is brilliant. As Rene's guests you get 20% discount from dive packages at dive friends Bonaire. The studio was perfect and had everything you need...fan and aircon work great. A lovely central gathering place to hook up with other guests, make new friends, and arrange to dive with others. Rene puts on a lovely barbecue and encourages all the guests to socialise which is really lovely and we have made lasting friends here. We cannot understand how anyone could give a negative review to this place!!! A long walk to town? No!! It's a beautiful 10 minute sunset stroll along the seafront to be sipping cocktails in Karel's bar! Maybe people who wrote that are not used to walking...!? We'll keep coming back !
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Lucy B wrote a review Nov 2019
liverpool8 contributions3 helpful votes
This is our second stay at the lizard and we will keep on coming! Rene is a great host, warm, friendly and helpful, as well as a very knowledgeable and experienced shore diver full of helpful tips and info. Studios are great value, well equipped well maintained and very clean. Perfect of divers as Rene has a great secure rinsing/drying room for all your gear. There is always a lovely warm and friendly atmosphere here, nice central area with sofas and hammocks, lovely clean pool too. It is in a quiet neighbourhood and less than 5 minutes walk to the sea and very convenient for town centre too. We love the lizard!
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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FireWireDiver wrote a review Jun 2019
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My friends and I planned a trip to Bonaire and they recommended the Lizard Inn. I normally stay at one of the more 'well known" places on the island (Buddy/Divi/Captn Don) but I am always open to new experiences. I read the reviews prior to my arrival and also had the advantage of my friends rave reviews - but I admit my expectations were low - everyone has differing opinions on what they find perfect. Upon my arrival - I was greeted by Rene, the owner and I was immediately made to feel at home. The location is just off the main road to town - but it is walkable. The main entrance has a very secure gate and there is a large gear room near the entrance so you do not have far to lug your gear. The Office has water and beer (for purchase) and books available for loan. There is a TV in the office. The courtyard has a large Palapa and a small pool. The Rooms surround the stone courtyard. The landscaping is nicely maintained (by Rene) and it is evident he takes pride in his establishment. My friends had a a room w a kitchen - my room was a basic room. The room was absolutely satisfactory. It had the basics - Safe, TV, WIFI, hot water, Mini Fridge and a pot to make instant coffee. The bed and pillows were comfortable. The closet served as both closet and armoire. The AC was a split system and was nice and quite and efficiently kept the room at a perfect temperature. The courtyard under the PALAPA was where my friends and I gathered for lunch after our morning dives and again later in the evening for cocktails and dinner. Since my friends had the kitchenette we cooked a few nights. The Palapa had a large table with enough chairs for most of the guests, 2 Swing hammocks and some cushioned sofa and arm chairs. The Pool was sparkling clean and provided a nice option to cool off after sitting in one of the sunloungers around the pool. Rene, as a host, is very engaging and hospitable. Each day we returned to the Lizard Inn felt like going home to your own home - there is something so inviting about the vibe at the Inn. One evening Rene was cooking for some of his guests and invited us to join but we had dinner plans - but the meal looked wonderful. there is ample parking out front and Rene has arranged discounts for car rental w AB car rental so be sure to ask about that discount. Rene also has an arrangement with DIVE FRIENDS for a discount on diving. Repeat customers at the INN also receive a discount. if you are looking for a SAFE - LAID BACK vibe, reasonable prices and no amenities other than WIFI and a Pool (and some discount opportunities) the LIZARD INN is a great choice. If you want more commercial options like on site restaurant, waterfront, sunrise/sunset view and a balcony - this is not the right choice for you. AS for me - I will return to the Lizard Inn.
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Trip type: Traveled with friends
Room Tip: rooms w a kitchenette are good if you like the option to prepare some meals.
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PRICE RANGE
$92 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
CaribbeanBonaireKralendijk
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Lizard Inn
Which popular attractions are close to The Lizard Inn?
Nearby attractions include Beachvibes Surf Shop (0.5 miles), Terramar Museum (0.5 miles), and Saltshop Bonaire (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Lizard Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at The Lizard Inn?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Lizard Inn?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at The Lizard Inn?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Lizard Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Gio's Gelateria & Caffe, Irie Jamaican Cuisine, and Dash Kitchen Bonaire.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Lizard Inn?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at The Lizard Inn?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Dutch.
Are there any historical sites close to The Lizard Inn?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Fort Oranje (0.7 miles).