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Manta Ray Bay Resort

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't really know what to expect as this was really a last minute add-on to our main destination so it wasn't the original vacation focus. However, at the end of the entire trip, I looked back and enjoyed the time spent here more than my original primary location. The staff were great - super friendly and helpful. The owner...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're into scuba diving, put this place on your list. The resort is a little pricey, but everything is great. The rooms are wonderful, and the ship anchored to the side of the hotel serves as the breakfast / dining hall, bar, and movie theater. It's really a top notch place. The dive shop and operation is also fantastic...

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Helsingborg, Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found the hotel to be nice, clean, modern and with a high standard. To high standard for my personal preference on a dive center hotel. I was disappointed with what was called to have an ocean view, where it was blocked with an old ship used as a restaurant. The hotel was nice, but in my point of view...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at and dove with the MBRH. Was an amazing visit! Everyone was incredibly friendly and nice. the food was excellent - loved the fresh fish every day. their local brew at the hotel was also quite tasty. the room was very spacious. the diving was really fantastic, although the weather only permitted dives on one side of the island....

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Yap is a very small place. The Manta is likely the best choice for a very good quality room facing the harbor. Prices were reasonable. Was here for a business trip. Diving is a main reason people visit. The dive shop is located on the property. Very convenient.

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Alberta
Reviewed 26 November 2016

I came to Yap with fairly modest expectations. I was disapponted to see, though, that the #1 hotel in Yap was ant-infested. Our room had ants all over the bathroom sink area that we couldn't even leave our toothbrush cup out without having ants crawling around in it. We had ants in the main area as well (on the desk,...

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Manta Ray Bay R, Owner at Manta Ray Bay Resort, responded to this review

“Dear GroovieGurlie. I want to sincerely thank you for reviewing our resort. The first line in our Mission Statement says that we want to be the best dive resort in the world and that's what our 85 co-workers strive for. Our standards are high but sadly, we let you down and didn’t meet your expectations, the situation you encountered with...

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Best place on the island whether diver or not. Great rooms, restaurant, dive shop. Wonderful staff and generally enjoyable establishment. Provide at reasonable additional charge a tour of the island with references and sites of WWII interest.

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

home brewed beers are excellent , staff calls you by your first name.. great food, very nice location, the "IT" place in yap... prices are expensive though (by Yap standards)... MNU bar and restaurant adds to the pizzaz of the hotel...

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Buckinghamshire
Reviewed 18 September 2016

From the dirst moments after arrival you know that the journey was worth it, Bill Ackerman (the owner) has worked hard to ensure that your stay at the resort is non stop enjoyment. A special thanks to Charles in the Dive crew who made every dive a special one (especially the sharks at Vertigo!)

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Richmond, TX
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The staff and the resort are first rate. The owner oversees all the details of the resort. The diving is amazing from the namesake Mantas to the elusive Mandarinfish. It is especially challenging to get picture of them mating. The restaurant and bar are located on an old ship which adds to the atmosphere. The rooms are comfortable and spacious....

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Additional Information about Manta Ray Bay Resort

Address: P.O. Box MR | Fsm, Colonia, Yap 96943-0850, Federated States of Micronesia
Region: Federated States of Micronesia > Yap > Colonia
Price Range: £158 - £176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Manta Ray Bay Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Rm 200 was spacious & the shower as the focal point set a "jungle" mood.”
  • looking from the bed
  • live plants in stone shower
  • sunset view of restaurant from balcony of rm 200
  • bedroom and private balcony
  • Hallway upon entry to room 200
  • bedroom and shower
  • stone shower in center of room
  • Stone money soap
 of 5 bubbles monical726, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“East-facing rooms have a view of the water and a nice sunrise”
 of 5 bubbles alexdJ2711WM, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Avoid Room 212 - loud and no privacy”
  • View from Room 201 (the bug infested room)
  • The query blood stain on the bath towel
  • The drain must've been plugged. Housekeeping had to come fix it.
  • The ant-infested vanity area
 of 5 bubbles GroovieGurlie, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Most of the rooms have a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles JoeH815, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“You need to use the stairs to get to higher levels, take that into consideration for those with walking impediments.”
 of 5 bubbles CPax99, 10 Aug 2016 | Read review
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