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Buddy Dive Resort

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Kaya Gob. N. Debrot 85, Kralendijk Bonaire See on map
Free Internet
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Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've just finished a week long diving trip with 18 teenagers on a school trip and I cannot recommend Buddy Resort highly enough. They have been organised, friendly and incredibly accommodating of our big group! The apartments were exactly what we needed, the food in...More

Thank Vikiti
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for a week trip in September. Overall, everything went very smoothly and we were pleased with our stay. I would return to this resort and I would recommend it to others. We purchased a Dive & Drive package, which...More

2  Thank nessren13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

referred by cruise line, picked us up at pier, efficient operation, very safety conscious, on first dive had to go through check out (requirement in Bonaire) just off dock area, dive was still very good, lots of small fish, saw large parrots & angels as...More

2  Thank rpetroff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great efficient well operated dive resort on the water. House Reef is in great shape and loaded with fish corals sponges and invertebrates. Hotel is comfortable clean friendly and well maintained. Rooms are more than adequate and town is a 5 minute drive away. Boats...More

Thank RCR925
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is another visit by myself to this hotel which caters to divers of all skills. The entire process from arrival at airport and getting picked up by Buddy's staff to diving and check out was a lesson in streamlined efficiency especially now that most...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Outdoor pool
Price range
US$ 167 - US$ 312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Kralendijk
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kralendijk
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$ 167 - US$ 312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Kralendijk
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kralendijk
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Traveller (845)
Room & Suite (218)
Pool & Beach (102)
Dining (89)
Amenities (16)
Family and Play Areas (14)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (14)
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28 January 2018|
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Response from rhodeygem | Reviewed this property |
I wanted to answer my own question, after spending 8 days there. My studio as perfect for me. There is a little dining table for two in the kitchen, and another table for two outside on the patio. There was a window in... More
28 December 2017|
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Response from Michelle M | Reviewed this property |
I attended as a solo diver. I stayed close to the instructor for the 1st couple dives and then as I got to know more people that were there for the week, I dove with other groups.
Room Tips
"Upper floors might be better to have windows open without a swarm of mosquitoes."
2 weeks ago
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"I like a room by the pool which is a wonderful setting."
3 Oct 2018
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"The rooms on the ground have better access and a bigger porch."
17 Sep 2018
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"These are like little condos, all on ground floor."
6 Jul 2018
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