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    Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn

    J.A. Abraham Blvd 46, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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    Overview
    • Excellent84%
    • Very good14%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “retail store” (4 reviews)
    “dive shop” (43 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Private Balcony
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    21 - 25 of 139 reviews

    Reviewed 16 December 2016

    First time to Bonaire and the Carib Inn was perfect for us. 2 hours after touchdown at the airport we were in the water exploring the house reef for our checkin dive. Stayed in room #8, loved having the private deck to relax on when...More

    2  Thank PassportJunky
    Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 17 December 2016

    Thank you and we are glad you had a nice time here on Bonaire. The Carib inn has stayed its size from many decades. We don't want to get big and lose the friendliness you mentioned. Hope to see you again soon.

    Reviewed 28 November 2016

    I have been diving from Bruce's place, the Carib Inn, for 20 of the last 21 years - yes, I did straight at another place one time because I did not book soon enough - but it just was not the same - This is...More

    2  Thank Wayne Z
    Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 5 December 2016

    Wayne - thanks and we look forward to you next visit. How many has it been til now?

    Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

    From Bruce's presence and banter to Linda's firm, efficiently run boat trips, the place is friendly and easy going. The Inn is basic but geared to divers with lockers, rinse areas, easy on/off pier and a good little dive shop. Our room was a pool...More

    Thank Nick H
    Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 5 December 2016

    Nick - thanks and the crew certainly enjoyed diving with you!

    Reviewed 14 November 2016

    My wife and I went to Bonaire in early October 2016 and completed the open water phase for PADI certification. (I'm 64 ... never too late to start.) We stayed the week and had the greatest time. On our very first dive a manta ray...More

    1  Thank Seegs21
    Reviewed 25 October 2016

    This is the second time that I've used the dive shop at the Carib Inn. When (not if) I return, I wouldn't even consider anyone else. The staff is friendly and helpful, which I really appreciate. They even helped with things that had nothing to...More

    Thank daniella f
    Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 27 October 2016

    Daniella - thank you and we are happy you had such a nice time here on Bonaire. Also thanks for the recommendation for our retail store. We do compete with US prices and in most cases beat them. Thanks again. Bruce

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$100 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Best Value Hotel in Kralendijk
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Kralendijk
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
    • Location
    • Caribbean >
    • Bonaire >
    • Kralendijk
    • Also Known As
    • Bruce Bowker`s Carib Hotel Bonaire ,
    • Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Bonaire/Kralendijk
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    Traveller (83)
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    Mee_ah_11
    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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    "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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    "All the rooms are within a couple hundred feet from the water- it is like your back yard next to the water..."
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