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Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn

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J.A. Abraham Blvd 46, Kralendijk Bonaire See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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All reviews year after year dive shop great place to learn to dive shore diving prices are competitive running smoothly green house returning next year knowledgeable dive masters including air dive equipment housekeeping staff are night dive advanced open water place to stay his customers efficiency apartment
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in one of the upstairs seaside apartments, rented a truck, and did all our shore diving through their shop. The dive package pricing was the most reasonable we've seen anywhere. We liked that it's a small property, in a quiet area, and well-organized...More

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Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for the review - we do hope you return soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was very cozy and calm. Not for big partyers but that's what we liked about it. Staff was very friendly and willing to help. Shore diving right there was great and the boat dives were very personal. Everything was reasonably priced. Only drawback...More

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Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review - we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We have repeatedly stayed at Bruce’s and always are very happy with our accommodations! The staff are exceptional and one feels so welcome here! We love the intimate atmosphere! Additionally the house reef is awesome!! We have already made our reservations for next year and...More

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Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 9 September 2018

We are excited that you are coming back as well!!! Thank you so much for the reveiw

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I recently made my 10th trip to Bonaire since 2012 and the Carib Inn and it's staff are the biggest influences of why I continue to return. I have stayed at the Carib Inn and many different places around the island and as so many...More

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Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for mentioning all of the people involved at Carib Inn. It is our pleasure to make sure that everyone has the best time possible. All the staff look forward to seeing you when you return in November.

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Bruce and his staff couldn’t have been more accommodating. Our gear never arrived in Bonaire (thanks United) so we had to make quick arrangements to rent everything and Bruce came through! We dove with Larry and Lucia. Larry gave us some great tips to build...More

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Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 19 August 2018

Great to hear we made the trip much better than the arrival. Thanks for the review ans we hop e to see you next year!

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Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn is a 5 Star PADI resort specializing in scuba diving. We offer all levels of scuba instruction and daily boat trips with experienced, knowledgeable dive instructors. Reserved More boats and shore diving are also available. Our retail store has extremely competitive prices and offer scuba repair services as well. The resort has a fresh water pool, cable TV, free WIFI and daily maid service. Comprised of eleven units including a 3 bedroom house and a 4 bedroom house located on the sea with its own dock and boats. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
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Best Value
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Best Value
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$100 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bruce Bowker`s Carib Hotel Bonaire
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Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Bonaire/Kralendijk
Location
Caribbean > Bonaire > Kralendijk
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Best Value
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
11
Price range
US$100 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bruce Bowker`s Carib Hotel Bonaire
,
Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Bonaire/Kralendijk
Location
Caribbean > Bonaire > Kralendijk
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Mee_ah_11
21 June 2016|
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Response from Rosemary K | Reviewed this property |
For dinner in town try Wil's Restaurant. Really good food.
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"Each room has its advantage"
louisd789
11 Aug 2018
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"All the rooms are very good with pool views or ocean views"
maildiver
10 Aug 2018
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"4 oceanfront rooms, but all rooms a 2 minute walk from the shore"
susanu974
9 Apr 2018
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"Book early because the Carib Inn has a very high return rate and rooms/apartments are often booked out..."
JLJWI
11 Feb 2018
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