The place, location and rooms are okay (only the bathroom smells very bad and the water is not working always!), but the people are VERY unfriendly! If you exactly hold on to their plan and you dive with them, you may have a good time there, but my experience was very bad. We went diving with another diveshop instead of their own diveshop. When they found out they wanted us to leave our room! The dive-instructor Stephen was already ignoring us from the first day because we did not want to go diving with him (just because we wanted to go to different spots). Very rude and unfriendly!
When we were checked out and waiting for the boat to Manado, the manager came to get us. He brought a police-officer and another guy from the homestay. They were really aggressively telling us that we on purpose demolished the room (can you believe that?!?!). When we tried to explain that the rickety bedlamp came of the wall when we tried to hang our own musqitonet, they told us that we were definitely lying and we had to go to the police with them. After screwing the lamp into the wall ourselves (!!) we still had to pay for te electrician and almost missed our boat.
If you go to Bunaken, don't take the risk that they will spoil your holiday and don't stay here! (The neighbour Ferdinand can offer you nice and friendly accommodation and staff + good diving!)
- Also Known As:
- Daniel`s Resort Aka Daniel`s Homestay Hotel Bunaken Island