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    Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn

    J.A. Abraham Blvd 46, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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    Overview
    • Excellent84%
    • Very good14%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “retail store” (4 reviews)
    “dive shop” (43 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Private Balcony
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    1 - 5 of 139 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    A shout out to Bruce Bowker! He is one of the pioneers of scuba diving in Bonaire. For example, from others I had heard that he explored and named a few of the northern sites, including Rappel, where he and others actually rappelled down a...More

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

    Thank you and always happy to keep people diving with gear repairs when I can.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Stayed at a small bungalow guarded by two cats! Small boat provided two dives per day plus tanks for shore dives. Other guests were delightful. Walking distance to town. Beautiful dock to enjoy sunsets.

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

    Thank you for your response. It was very nice having your family here and we hope to see you again soon!

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The Carib Inn is a small inn with a great dive shop and staff to help you dive with them or on your own. This was our first time in Bonaire, and I didn't know if my partner and I were going to feel comfortable...More

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

    Thank you and glad you had a nice time on Bonaire. It is always nice to see new guests visit us and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

    Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

    Carib inn provides full top service diving and has a great staff. Location is wonderful in proximity to the center of town convenient for dining out, or shopping. Novices and experienced divers are welcome. Families often stay as do couples. Comfortable efficiency apartment style rooms...More

    Thank Louis D
    Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 12 July 2017

    Thank you Louis. I'll try to get you some chocolates soonest!! Always good to see you both here after how many years? Louis since 1973! Bruce

    Reviewed 4 July 2017

    Once again, my wife and I returned to Caribb Inn. The entire staff is so warm and welcoming and they treat us like family! Bruce can literally fix "anything" relating to diving and everyone on the island comes to him for repairs. His sense of...More

    Thank Richard W
    Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 5 July 2017

    As always, thank you. I would say I will try to fix most things but parts are not always available. Regardless, we all look forward to your next trip here in 2018.

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$ 100 - US$ 150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Best Value Hotel in Kralendijk
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Kralendijk
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
    • Location
    • Caribbean >
    • Bonaire >
    • Kralendijk
    • Also Known As
    • Bruce Bowker`s Carib Hotel Bonaire ,
    • Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Bonaire/Kralendijk
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    Mee_ah_11
    21 June 2016|
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    Response from swimmmerchick | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry for the delay in responding. I just saw your question today. The town is a ten minute walk from the resort. Many great restaurants. Also, a large local grocery store is also a ten minute walk as well (few mins by... More
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    "Rooms other than 1 and 2 are closer to water, but all were clean and well cared for."
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    "Rooms around the pool are studios. Rooms 6, 7, 8,9 have ocean view."
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    "Rooms 7 & 8 have their own private deck facing the water"
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    "All the rooms are within a couple hundred feet from the water- it is like your back yard next to the water..."
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