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Manta Ray Bay Resort

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My stay on Yap could not have been more incredible and I credit Manta Ray Bay Resort for most of that! They have all you need at the hotel, but are close to other options if you want to branch out. The rooms were very comfortable and modern with all the amenities one could want. The staff is incredible and...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We got a spacey room with a beautiful view. Everyone are very helpful og sweet and try to remember your name. The food is ok but nothing special, but then again, very reasonable priced. The home brewed beer is on the other hand great. It was an extremely busy week and we think the hotel overbook according to their diving...

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

Natascha, I apologize for the sloppy gear and service. Thank you for pointing this out. I have taken immediate steps with our staff to remedy the dive gear situation. What you experienced is certainly not up to our standards and will be corrected as quickly as possible.

Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at 11:00 pm to pouring rain but the efficient staff quickly took our luggage, gave us our assigned room number and took us to the bus where cold water and cloths were handed out. Our drive to the resort was only 10 minutes. While on the coach, we were told there was no need to stop at the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were referred to Manta Bay Resort by some very close friends. It was up to all our expectations and then some. For 3 weeks we were pampered by the most friendly of staff. If your a diver then you could not ask for better service. They know their stuff and are very professional about the quality of dive they...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Manta Ray is the best place to stay on Yap. With its quaint dining facility - the vessel Mnuw - docked adjacent to the hotel, its well-equipped and staffed dive operations within the resort grounds, and within walking distance of "downtown" Colonia, the hotel is incredibly convenient. Their staff is friendly and helpful, responsive to your concerns (if any) and...

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While we actually stayed at O'Keefe's next door, we used the Manta Ray Bay Resort as our headquarters while we were on Yap for the 49th Yap Day celebration. The Manta Ray features the best restaurant on the island, the ship permanently moored in the harbor, with nightly happy hour announced with a canon shot, great meals, fish, pasta, and...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 10 days at Manta Ray Bay Resort during Yap day celebrations. The hotel is one of very few tourist lodgings on the island, and most likely by far the best one. It is situated right on the waterfront and features an on-site dive operation (Yap Divers), a small and exceptionally clean infinity pool, and a schooner. Why a...

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Northampton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a week at Manta Ray Bay Resort and I simply can not say enough good things about our experience. Dive Operation - professional, helpful and kind. I need extra help with my gear due to back surgery and they went out of their way to help me in exactly the way I needed it. Food Service - Above...

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Shawnee Mission, Kansas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here late January. This is a really nice, small resort. Very clean and the staff is very friendly. We were there celebrating our 25th, and we received a complementary upgrade to a large room, with a small outdoor pool right outside our sliding glass door. Unfortunately, it was cloudy and rained quite a bit during...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My first trip to Yap for diving and definitely not the last one. Very laxly through short ways between room, restaurant and dive center. Very good is, that after a short time the most of employees knows your name. Very special is the restaurant on an old sailing boat. Very international through Ruud as Netherlands hotel manager and Detlef as...

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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: ₹ 12,767 - ₹ 14,273 (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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“Definitely want a waterview room. If I were to go back, I'd ask for a luxury room with private splash pool/jacuzzi”
 of 5 bubbles rosemary201, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rm 308 (3rd floor, highest floor) - a corner with bay & pool view. Rm 307 & 306 have nice bay view also. Rm 208 is right below 308.”
  • room 308
  • room 308, a corner room with a great view of the pool, restaurant, bay
  • Shelves for storing diving gear at the dive shop, assigned by room
  • room 308
 of 5 bubbles CXGTraveler, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pay extra for an ocean view. It's worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles andyp227, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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