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Manta Ray Bay Resort

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Certificate of Excellence
Overview
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a beautiful resort, the rooms are very clean and spacious. The resort has great amenities. Love the restaurant/bar, a Boat, great selection of food and beverages, great staff. Great diving experience with staff, boats and diving spots and like the extras on boat...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Denise H
Reviewed 5 days ago

My family and I enjoyed a week at this hotel over Christmas 2018. The rooms are large and well-appointed. Our rooms enjoyed a fab sea view. The staff are super friendly and helped us with various special requests ranging from a birthday cake to a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank reindeer22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Manta Ray Bay has big rooms and potentially the best internet accessibility among Yap hotels. Each room is given its own wi-fi router (for a small fee), which is convenient as Yap does not have cable TV - but then again Yap is one of...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank uherbelaug
Response from MantaRayBay, Owner at Manta Ray Bay ResortResponded 1 week ago

Hi "Uherbelaug", Thank you very much for your positive review and good to read you enjoyed your stay with us. Trying to let our guest forget the busy/crazy world while staying/diving with us is indeed one of our goals and I'm happy to read that...More

Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Colonia is the capitol of Yap, on the main island of the Federation of Yap, part of Micronesia. Not easy to get to but luckily we were sailing from Palau with a friend so managed to stay for a few days and managed to go...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Podglenuig
Response from MantaRayBay, Owner at Manta Ray Bay ResortResponded 1 week ago

HI Podglenuig, Indeed not around the corner and for sure it needs a bit more effort to come to our beautiful island, but it's good to read you agree that it's worth it. Thank you very much for reviewing us even you didn't stay with...More

Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Thank you Manta Ray Bay Resort for one of the best vacations I’ve ever been on. Your staff took such great care of us. Your food was awesome! Your rooms were very spacious and very clean. Any need we had was met with friendliness and...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Culture00884012541
Response from MantaRayBay, Owner at Manta Ray Bay ResortResponded 1 week ago

Hi "Culture..........", "Best vacations........", "staff took great care", "food was awesome", "friendliness and great care" are words that make me happy to read as our mission is to let you plan already your next dive vacation with us before we bring you back to the...More

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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Beachfront
Room Service
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
35
Price range
$218 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Manta Ray Bay Colonia
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Manta Ray Bay Resort Yap/Colonia
Location
Federated States of Micronesia > Yap > Colonia
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
35
Price range
$218 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Manta Ray Bay Colonia
,
Manta Ray Bay Resort Yap/Colonia
Location
Federated States of Micronesia > Yap > Colonia
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Traveler (396)
Room & Suite (63)
Dining (35)
Pool & Beach (32)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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henk254
February 19, 2016|
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Response from Jonathan R | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Prices depend upon the time of year and whether you need a seaview room or not. Get in touch with the hotel by email. They are extremely helpful and are more than happy to advise on flights etc. If it helps, Bill Acker... More
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Tui900
September 7, 2015|
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Response from Steven S | Reviewed this property |
I believe it would be a fine place for your family for 2 or 4 days. Beyond that, the limited CLOSE-BY snorkeling and limited other things on the island might be an issue. The staff would most likely do ALL they could and... More
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Room Tips
"Great upgrade rooms."
U521OAdeniseh
3 days ago
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"Rooms downstairs have their own pool. Quieter rooms can be found away from the bar/pool area."
reindeer22
6 days ago
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"Complimentary airport shuttles and quiet atmosphere"
uherbelaug
1 week ago
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"Check out the website and make your personal choice."
patkilroy
Oct 15, 2018
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