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Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn

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“retail store”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think their fills are the cheapest on the island. Everyone was friendly and bent over backwards to be helpful. I stayed in the Green house. It was very comfortable and clean. You can’t go wrong with these people.

Thank Lance S
Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Always nice to have you diving with us and thank you for your nice words., We look forward to seeing you again here on Bonaire!

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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 2 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been to Bonaire many times. Although Bruce has fixed many pieces of gear for us we had never been diving through his shop. We booked a 2 tank boat dive a couple of months ahead. Our DM was Larry. He...More

Thank Sherry M
Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you and glad you had a nice time on the private reserve boat. Larry is indeed very enthusiastic about Bonaire and the waters with all the creatures. He is quite knowledgeable of what they are and where to find them.

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.

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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
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2017 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 100 - USD 150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Kralendijk
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Kralendijk
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 100 - USD 150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Kralendijk
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Kralendijk
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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