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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2008

We had planned to stay 3 nights but left after 1 night. The rooms on the beach were spartan - bathroom outside of door on the porch and showers awful; 2 wooden double beds with bedspreads for sheet and covers, light bulbs hanging from ceiling, no reading lights, no carpets, and only a ceiling fan. Total Cost per night is... More 

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CarpIsland, Assistant manager at Carp Island Resort, responded to this review

Hello, It's true the rooms of Carp Island resort were, in the past, quite old. But now we are renovating them all, so this critic is already from the past! We are new staff (assistant managers), European (French and Spanish) and we've been employed to adapt this resort to European and American taste (food, comfort, activities, diving center..) This island... More 

Monterey, CA
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2008

Positives: Great friendly, front desk staff. Close to many dive sites (German Channel, Blue Corner, Blue Hole, Big drop off, New drop off, etc.). Not too expensive ($143 inc. tax for a seaside cottage + extra $41 for meals = $20 dinner, $12 lunch, $9 breakfast). Nice, homecooked, All-you-can-eat meals. Great ice tea! Nice windy breeze if you sit in... More 

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CarpIsland, Assistant manager at Carp Island Resort, responded to this review

Hello, We are new staff in Carp Island. We are French and Spanish. Assistant Managers and Diving Guides. Our role is to adapt the resort for European and American, so yes, now the food, rooms, comfort, activities are OK for everybody! Now we have many activities: diving, snorkelling. walking, kayaking, visiting other islands (Peleliu, Rock Island, Jelly Fish lake...) More 

tamuning
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2007

I can't begin to explain my stay at the Carp Island Resort. It was extraordinary. It's prestine beach and nearby divesites are what makes this such a unique place. The staff was very friendly and the time I got to spend there was quite memorable and I am planning to come again next summer.

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new york
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2007

i came to relax , see the beautiful views and have adventures on the other said of my world . i got that all in carp island . koror has good activities but the city itself is India style city if you know what i mean .the ride to carp was beautiful they all so come to pick you up... More 

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Washington DC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2007

Second time at Carp Island, and I can not remember a better place to stay and dive in over 20 years of traveling. The staff at the hotel as well as on the dive boats were extremely friendly and accommodating. The are always the 1st dive boat to arrive at the Blue corner, before all the other dive boats come... More 

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Toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2007

My girlfriend and I stayed at Carp Island for 3 days/2 nights. Our dive guide was great, but the dive operation is not as good as Sams on Palau. Carp Island is closer to the majority of the dive sites which means less travel time, but I didn't mind the stunning daily 45 minute boatrides through the rock islands from... More 

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cincinnati
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2006

Returned from a 2-week vacation in Palau where we had a wonderful time diving, snorkeling, fishing, hiking and kayaking on Carp Island. We were able to balance all that activity with some rest and relaxation on this peaceful island. We really appreciated the Eco-friendly mentality of the Carp Island Resort owners which is much needed in this part of the... More 

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Lowell, MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2006

I went to Palau for a 10 day vacation with friends, not knowing what to expect. The stay on the resort turned into one of my most memorable experiences! The weather was gorgeous, saw incredible sunsets and sunrises, went kayaking, fishing, snorkeling and learned to scuba dive. The staff at Carp Island Resort are friendly, giving and accomodating. Meals were... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2005

Forget Carp Island. Stay on Koror or if you want to be closer to the dive sites, stay on Peleliu at Storyboard Beach Resort or on a liveaboard. Carp Island is overrated, overly commercial, immpersonal and completely oriented towards catering to Japanese divers with 2,000+ logged dives. In fact, if you are not Japanese, expect to be mostly ignored. They... More 

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Carp island Resort is on private island in Palau. Many beaches. Only 23 bungalows, with views of the sea. Only 10 minutes from the main diving sites. Quiet and nice. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carp Island Resort

Address: PO Box 5, Koror, Koror Island 96940-0005, Palau
Location: Palau > Koror Island > Koror
Price Range: $45 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Carp Island Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Carp Island Hotel Koror
Carp Island Resort Palau, South Pacific
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Koror
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Koror
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