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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 Parking
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All reviews year after year dive shop shore diving great place to learn to dive running smoothly green house returning next year dive equipment housekeeping staff are night dive advanced open water repeat visitors place to stay tank fills excellent dive operation full kitchen small hotel
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I've been diving with Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn for many years now. Divemasters come and go, but Bruce has a stellar crew now. In addition, to excellent service and easy access to equipment, the divemasters are knowledgeable, friendly and helpful, especially Larry and Lucia! Thanks...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the best best, we’ll be back again. Nice quiet, fantastic diving, great people, just like being at home with family. Bruce is very easy going, Zac very helpful as are all the staff. We even did a deep dive on the house reef..105’.

1  Thank chris d
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the Carib Inn have been there many times before and shall continue to return. All the staff feel like an extended family. We have stayed in quite a few of the rooms and have also rented both houses at one time or another...More

1  Thank Diane B
Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the review - we enjoy having you return year after year!

Reviewed 4 weeks 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

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

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

Reviewed 26 September 2018

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 29 September 2018

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

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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
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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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