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Kungkungan Bay Resort

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our 3rd visit to KBR after a gap of 5 years and I wondered whether the increase in numbers of resorts in Lembeh might have affected KBR. No need to worry - the original is still the best. From the moment of arrival to the moment of departure you are made to feel as if you are the only and... More 

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long island, ny
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort was extremely accommodating. We arrived and the rooms we had were extremely hot. The next day, a second air conditioner was installed. Diving was amazing, the dive guides found things I had never seen before. But if you asked to see something, they found it for you.

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kungkunganbay, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the nice review. You all have been so nice to compliment our service during the time of your visit. We appreciate that you are taking the time to write about us. Hope to see you all again in the future. More 

Riga, Latvia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dive guides find everything and everything including flamboyant cuttle-fish eggs! Lots of amazing critters, probably the most interesting and bio-diverse place I have ever dove and I have over 1000 dives on 4 Continents. I cant wait to come back and dive more over the black sands.

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kungkunganbay, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great review about our guide. We are happy that you got to see everything. The dive team was all happy to know that you had amazing dives with us. We all are looking forward to see you again. More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Everything was excellent. Got free room upgrade upon arrival. Had virtually the whole place to ourselves most of the time (late December 2015). On some of the dives me and my partner had 4 guides to ourselves. The guides and boat crew are top notch and take excellent care of your camera equipment (as if it were their own). Hot... More 

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kungkunganbay, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are glad you found everything was excellent. We do keep our service at high standard to give you the excellent stay during your holidays. Our dive team was very happy that you enjoyed the dives and grateful for noticing every small detail of our efforts. It was really great to serve you, and... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

We returned for second stay after 3 years. Booked and paid direct via their website which was an easy process. As we expected the accommodation, food and diving was exceptional. Typical day as follows. Great breakfast in restaurant with vast choice of local and Western food with fresh fruit and great coffee. Morning dive,the morning tea served at dive centre... More 

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kungkunganbay, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the nice review. We are glad that you were happy with all aspects of our service. From the easy booking system, to the great breakfast to the room and spa. Short distance between our dive sites does gives us the comfort of a short rest after each dive does. Our boys were happy that we... More 

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

The service and friendliness was excellent.Room well maintained and restaurant still as good as ever.The diving was amazing with really competent guides.You are asked for your 'wish list' of critters you want to see and a lot of effort is spent on making this happen even though it is unpredictable.We will be back.

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kungkunganbay, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the very nice review. The dive team is very happy that you got to see all in your list. We are all looking forward to see you two for more amazing dives. More 

Bandung, Indonesia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Actualy enjoyed my stay. Awesome diving spots for critter. The room is clean. But i saw a huntsman spider about the size of my palm inside the room. And the service there (diving and tours) are pricey. Overall its okay, not bad for a diving resort.

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kungkunganbay, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Have a safe flight home. More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Arriving at Manado Airport was actually pleasantly surprising, especially late at night. We took a long drive down to the Resort which is a little nerve racking when you have never been to this part of Indo before, and are being escorted there in the dark. Low and behold, we woke up in paradise. Kungkungan Bay Resort is almost indescribable... More 

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kungkunganbay, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the sweet review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to welcome you back as lifelong friends. More 

Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

This was our third visit in 12 years and it has got better. The staff are really good, cheerful and helpul and the Manager is always around keeping in touch with the guests.. The rooms are still lovely, though the gardens were a bit tatty as there is much cutting and planting going on. The food is improved. As well... More 

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kungkunganbay, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write the review. We were happy to welcome you two back to the resort. We are working on improving our bar, hope you get the see the changes when you come back in the future. As great as our house reef is, we are very proud that we are continually planting more coral... More 

Bangor, United States
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116 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

I came here after work with my colleagues who wanted to show me this beautiful resort and I was certainly impressed not only with the beautiful facilities, attentive staff, but the whole place. They have these beautiful wooden cottages on stilts overlooking the Lembeh Strait. Their diving facility was impressive and they have classrooms on the beach where you can... More 

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kungkunganbay, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the nice review. Our house reef is a great site to combine the beautiful coral, muck and some rubble. Not only you can sea lion fish, but it is a home of a few giant frogfish, some coral octopus, even the rare blue ring octopus. We hope we had the chance to take you diving... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kungkungan Bay Resort (KBR to its friends and soon to be friends) is proud to be the resort that introduced Lembeh Strait to the world. Being the first resort in Lembeh means we got first choice on locations. Our resort is located in its own private bay which the resort is named after. KBR is the only Sea Level Luxury resort in Lembeh. KBR is a full service resort which includes The only 24hrs full menu service Restaurant in Lembeh, Capt. Billy's Bar serving American Bar Food and Great Drinks, our full service Tepi Laut Spa (Seaside Spa) does Massages, Beauty Treatments, Manicures and Pedicures, and of course our PADI Dive Center with Equipment and Camera Rentals and 32% NITROX. Come join us and we will put the Dream into you next Dive Vacation ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kungkungan Bay Resort

Address: Lembeh Strait, Bitung, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Sulawesi > North Sulawesi > Bitung
Price Range: $125 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kungkungan Bay Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Kungkungan Bay Hotel Bitung
Kungkungan Bay Resort Bitung, Indonesia - Sulawesi
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bitung
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Bitung
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Bitung
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