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Kungkungan Bay Resort

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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dive centre”(26 reviews)
“fish”(23 reviews)
“lembeh strait”(39 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
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Beachfront
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for diving and a spectacular home reef for snorkeling Resort is a bit tired needs more and new pool furniture. No beach lounges at all, so only place to get some sun is at pool, and it is too hot. Beautiful outlook over straits

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We picked this resort on the internet for diving in the Lembeh Straits and as a base from which to visit the macaques and tarsiers in the Tangkoko jungle. From start to finish the KBR experience was terrific. We arrived late at Manado Airport and...More

Thank David-Craiova
Reviewed 7 June 2018

We enjoyed our beachfront cottage; in these rooms you do share your front porch, although when we were there we were the only people in our section so had the porch to ourselves (with a nice view of the water and the ships going by)....More

1  Thank rockquail
Reviewed 24 March 2018

I gave KBR 5 stars the last time I reviewed it in 2014 ( https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g680020-d555425-Reviews-Kungkungan_Bay_Resort-Bitung_North_Sulawesi_Sulawesi.html ), and, if I could, I would give it 6 this time around. The saying goes that it is difficult to improve on perfection, but KBR seems to have done...More

Thank Pillpusher75
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We returned for our sixth visit this September. KBR never lets you down, from the wonderful reception when we arrived from Bunaken to our serenaded departure and back home again. We stayed in the beach villa T6, which was just idyllic, close to the dive...More

1  Thank CornishDiver
Response from kungkunganbay2015, Manager at Kungkungan Bay ResortResponded 25 December 2017

Thank you so much for the great review about us. You two have been so very wonderful to us here at KBR. We were happy to see you two again this year. Glad you enjoyed the stay and all the dives. We all look forward...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Concierge
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Price range
US$ 58 - US$ 107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bitung
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Bitung
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Bitung
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$ 58 - US$ 107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bitung
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Bitung
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Bitung
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Pool & Beach (19)
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moodbeast
31 August 2017|
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Response from kungkunganbay2015 | Property representative |
Yes, a few steps from our beach front room is the great site for snorkling.
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kittyboy2013
Hi KFC, I have emailed this resort 2 times with no response! Any idea how i can get in touch? I only emailed through their website, I guess i could email from mine but I shouldnt have to try so hard to get info from a reputable resort. You seem like the perfect advise giver for us. We are 1 adult 2 teen boys, we snorkel a lot, but only. We are going, via manado to Gorontalo( have you been?) and will want a few nights to see lembeh straits and revisit Tangkoko. We have been for 10 nights to Bunaken. I actually want to stay at Kungkungan Bay because of their easy, shallow calm house reef. is it true? I'm told by others that it would be pretty good for snorkelers, careful of jellyfish and stonefish, any advise? I know its muck, and most critters can only be seen with close ups in scuba gear, but shouldnt I be able to see some frogfish and other critters? Please give me your thoughts and advise. I can and will ask the resort eventually, if I decide to stop there. i wont go anywhere else because my assessment, for our needs and wants is def Kungkugan. Thank you so much in advance! Love the name (KFC)! jen from perth
9 February 2017|
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Response from kungkunganbay2015 | Property representative |
Hi Jen. Thank you for contacting us. We are sorry that your email did not reach us. Kungkungan Bay Resort is good for snorkler. Right in front of our room is the best snorkling site where the reefs are very healthy and... More
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52Heather
27 January 2016|
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Response from kungkunganbay | Property representative |
Hi Heather. Snorkling is great just a few steps from our rooms at Kungkungan Bay Resort. Many international airlines flight to Jakarta and Bali from Singapore. We will recommend to book through Singapore Airlines or Garuda... More
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Room Tips
"I villas to south end T5,To T 8 are best as they are stand alone. Unless you plan to eat a lot don’t do all..."
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"Any of the rooms T1 to T8 are wonderful with un interrupted views of Lembeh straits"
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"All rooms have a great view over the Lembeh straits."
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"Traditional houses are the best."
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