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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 7 April 2012

Drawbacks : Most of the staff stays on the main island so you have no other choice than joining the 7H30 am boat to reach the island and leave with the 15H. There are no decision maker on the island so it is hard to have flexibility. The "resort" is not made for snorkelers. Joining the divers is too expensive...

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3Thank ChineseTea
Auburn, Maine
Reviewed 20 March 2012

Nice setting on an island towards the southern part of the Palau archipelago, a few minutes boat ride from some great dive/snorkeling sites and about a 15 minute boat ride from Pelileu. Hotel staff seemed a bit disorganized in assigning members of our group to their rooms and also seemed to have limited English skills. Rooms are basic--bathroom was called...

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4Thank CourtneyMD
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Carp Island is an isolated island (about an hour away from Koror by boat) and Carp Island Resort is probably the only option you have for accommodation on this island. The view is gorgeous and the resort has some thoughtful arrangement for divers to explore this lovely environment. But when it comes to the quality of the facility here, it...

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3Thank Warren C
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 10 December 2011

My second time on Carp Island was with a friend. We both are no divers, so during the day, we had the iskand for ourselfes.(all the divers under water in some of the most spectacular dive spots worldwide, jsut minutes away. Statements by many divers, also from my diver friends. We loved the beautyfull seting, and views, the tranquility, wandering...

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5Thank Penguin888
Venezia, Italia
Reviewed 30 November 2011

I've bean there in november 2011. the place is amazing, wonderfull landscape and sea. the cottages are clean and spacious, not too elegant but preatty. The kitcken was very good as the service. Prices are a little bit too expensive in my opinion, and all in this place is made for divers, so if you are not it's a little...

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9Thank Andreasupertamp
new Zealand
Reviewed 9 June 2011

My girfriend and I had 12 nights on Carp Island, we loved the peace, at times there were only 3 guests, the snorkeling was fabulous and were taken great care of by our constant guide Rowland, who also took us kayaking, no easy task, and caught us a delicous mangroove crab. Carp is basic and expensive, but thats how it...

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4Thank jenny074
Santa Rita, Guam
Reviewed 16 April 2011

Went to Carp Island Resort for 2 nights and 3 days recently and had the most amazing time there. Traveled with my husband, 4 year old, and mother in law and found almost everything about this place to be perfect. The island is pristine, the staff very friendly, dive guides were superb and the best dive sites are just about...

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6Thank smurfett_333
shanghai
Reviewed 13 February 2011

We went diving on Carp Island. It is a location you should only go to for diving, snorkling, canoeing there is nothing else to do. But if you come diving, you are sitting on top of the best dive spots of the world here. The accommodation is clean but basic, most days no hot water but who cares with 30...

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4Thank mvisser008
Tokyo
Reviewed 8 August 2010

We just got back from Carp Island and had a fantastic time. The island is stunning, peaceful and located close to all the main dive sites. Dive guide was great and staff also fantastic. Like many of the reviews mention, the food is definitely lacking a bit, which ordinarily would bother us but with the best diving we have ever...

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roma
Reviewed 12 April 2010

I went there in Honeymoon for 3 days! the place is amazing, one of the best experience on my life!!!! Really! The resort is very simple and you fell home as the staff is very friendly ( a big hugh to Mathias and His wife!!!!) but in the other side the natur is pristine , the beach is all for...

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Carp island Resort is on private island in Palau. Many beaches. Only 23 bungalows, with views of the sea. Only 10 minutes from the main diving sites. Quiet and nice. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carp Island Resort

Address: PO Box 5, Koror, Koror Island 96940-0005, Palau
Region: Palau > Koror Island > Koror
Price Range: RM200 - RM779 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Carp Island Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Carp Island Hotel Koror
Carp Island Resort Palau, South Pacific - Koror
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Koror
#3 Best Value Hotel in Koror
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Koror
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