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Kungkungan Bay Resort

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Falmouth
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22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wonderful resort never ceases to deliver a superior holiday. There really is no better location in the heart of all the action and nicely protected from the prevailing winds. This is the only resort on sea level and with a pile-driven floating mooring that makes entry and egress from your dive boat a breeze, being independent of the tide.... More 

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kungkunganbay, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write. You two have always been very good to us. We are very happy that you enjoyed the stay this year, and we all look forward to see you two again next year. More 

Munich
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10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoyed a 6 nights stay with five days of intensive diving. Rooms We booked the lowest of three categories which featured an air conditioned bed room with two queen sized beds, a large bathroom with stone walls and walk in shower and a separate living room with a seating group. Rooms are nicely decorated with painted pictures and flowers.... More 

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kungkunganbay, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review in details. We like to apologize for the bed canopy, we had new staff who has taken the wrong bed canopy and we have missed checking this. We are happy that you had a good stay, and that you were happy with the food, and the entire service.... More 

Bromley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Our 3rd visit to KBR after a gap of 5 years and I wondered whether the increase in numbers of resorts in Lembeh might have affected KBR. No need to worry - the original is still the best. From the moment of arrival to the moment of departure you are made to feel as if you are the only and... More 

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kungkunganbay, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review. You four have been very sweet complimenting our service from the time you are back from your first dive. Beary was happy that he could arranged the last dive to the site you like to visit. We are glad you were able to see the best at heart service from our hard work. We... More 

long island, ny
1 review
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The resort was extremely accommodating. We arrived and the rooms we had were extremely hot. The next day, a second air conditioner was installed. Diving was amazing, the dive guides found things I had never seen before. But if you asked to see something, they found it for you.

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kungkunganbay, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the nice review. You all have been so nice to compliment our service during the time of your visit. We appreciate that you are taking the time to write about us. Hope to see you all again in the future. More 

Riga, Latvia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The dive guides find everything and everything including flamboyant cuttle-fish eggs! Lots of amazing critters, probably the most interesting and bio-diverse place I have ever dove and I have over 1000 dives on 4 Continents. I cant wait to come back and dive more over the black sands.

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kungkunganbay, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great review about our guide. We are happy that you got to see everything. The dive team was all happy to know that you had amazing dives with us. We all are looking forward to see you again. More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Everything was excellent. Got free room upgrade upon arrival. Had virtually the whole place to ourselves most of the time (late December 2015). On some of the dives me and my partner had 4 guides to ourselves. The guides and boat crew are top notch and take excellent care of your camera equipment (as if it were their own). Hot... More 

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kungkunganbay, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We are glad you found everything was excellent. We do keep our service at high standard to give you the excellent stay during your holidays. Our dive team was very happy that you enjoyed the dives and grateful for noticing every small detail of our efforts. It was really great to serve you, and... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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48 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We returned for second stay after 3 years. Booked and paid direct via their website which was an easy process. As we expected the accommodation, food and diving was exceptional. Typical day as follows. Great breakfast in restaurant with vast choice of local and Western food with fresh fruit and great coffee. Morning dive,the morning tea served at dive centre... More 

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kungkunganbay, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the nice review. We are glad that you were happy with all aspects of our service. From the easy booking system, to the great breakfast to the room and spa. Short distance between our dive sites does gives us the comfort of a short rest after each dive does. Our boys were happy that we... More 

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The service and friendliness was excellent.Room well maintained and restaurant still as good as ever.The diving was amazing with really competent guides.You are asked for your 'wish list' of critters you want to see and a lot of effort is spent on making this happen even though it is unpredictable.We will be back.

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kungkunganbay, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the very nice review. The dive team is very happy that you got to see all in your list. We are all looking forward to see you two for more amazing dives. More 

Bandung, Indonesia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Actualy enjoyed my stay. Awesome diving spots for critter. The room is clean. But i saw a huntsman spider about the size of my palm inside the room. And the service there (diving and tours) are pricey. Overall its okay, not bad for a diving resort.

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kungkunganbay, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Have a safe flight home. More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Arriving at Manado Airport was actually pleasantly surprising, especially late at night. We took a long drive down to the Resort which is a little nerve racking when you have never been to this part of Indo before, and are being escorted there in the dark. Low and behold, we woke up in paradise. Kungkungan Bay Resort is almost indescribable... More 

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kungkunganbay, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the sweet review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to welcome you back as lifelong friends. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kungkungan Bay Resort (KBR to its friends and soon to be friends) is proud to be the resort that introduced Lembeh Strait to the world. Being the first resort in Lembeh means we got first choice on locations. Our resort is located in its own private bay which the resort is named after. KBR is the only Sea Level Luxury resort in Lembeh. KBR is a full service resort which includes The only 24hrs full menu service Restaurant in Lembeh, Capt. Billy's Bar serving American Bar Food and Great Drinks, our full service Tepi Laut Spa (Seaside Spa) does Massages, Beauty Treatments, Manicures and Pedicures, and of course our PADI Dive Center with Equipment and Camera Rentals and 32% NITROX. Come join us and we will put the Dream into you next Dive Vacation ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kungkungan Bay Resort

Address: Tandurusa, Bitung, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Sulawesi > North Sulawesi > Bitung
Price Range: ₹ 8,523 - ₹ 13,637 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kungkungan Bay Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Kungkungan Bay Hotel Bitung
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Bitung
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bitung
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Bitung
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“Rooms 1 to 8 are the biggest and best. You'll love the sound of the sea lapping up on the shore and the fishermen singing.”
 of 5 bubbles CornishDiver, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“They all looked great.”
 of 5 bubbles davidfO4826XM, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Nzdiver, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have views of Lembeh.”
 of 5 bubbles EdmundTeo, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms face the Strait and the detached villas are the best.”
 of 5 bubbles pattyholl, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
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