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    Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn

    J.A. Abraham Blvd 46, Kralendijk, Bonaire
    011 599 717 8819
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    • Excellent85%
    • Very good13%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
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    “year after year” (12 reviews)
    “retail store” (4 reviews)
    “dive shop” (44 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Private Balcony
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    29 Oct30 Oct
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 141 reviews

    Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

    I did several dives and I did my advanced open water certificate with a great diving Instructor Larry. Especially the night dive was amazing. They are more small scale and also the eldest and well knowledgeable of the island. I would highly recommend them.

    Thank Guido M
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    Reviewed 4 August 2017

    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 5 August 2017

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

    Reviewed 29 August 2017

    This is a great dive resort. It isn't fancy, but it is so comfortable. Friendly staff and knowledgeable dive masters. We had such a great time. Beautiful sunset views from the dock or your room. Town is very close and so are markets.

    Thank Vickie S
    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    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 1 August 2017

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

    Reviewed 19 July 2017

    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 21 July 2017

    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!

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$100 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Kralendijk
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    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
    • Location
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    • Bonaire >
    • Kralendijk
    • Also Known As
    • Bruce Bowker`s Carib Hotel Bonaire ,
    • Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Bonaire/Kralendijk
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    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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    "If you want a view and to be close to the docks the bungalow is great."
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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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