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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 20 August 2008

We spent 6 nights at Traders Ridge and we really enjoyed our stay in Yap, which is a beautiful island. The hotel is a very nice wooden colonial-style building, located in the main village Colonia. We chose the Oceanview room, which had a beautiful view on the Chamorro bay. At the time we were there (Aug08) the hotel had just...

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North Springfield, PA
Reviewed 30 May 2008

This is a wonderful place to stay. The food is done by Ryan from Texas, and he truly wants to please. He will make you something special if you don't like what is on the menu. We did an island trip to learn about the people of Yap and a snorkeling trip to see the Manta Rays, both we booked...

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Thank PacificSuns
USA
Reviewed 10 April 2008

We stayed at one of the other hotel on Yap but by farmost this hotel is the nicest. We visit it a few times for lunch and dinner and we we're a little bit dissapointed not to stay here. The staff is so unbelievable friendly, they will make you feel like home. A negative side is the food (dinner mostly)....

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Thank redhorseUsa
Pleasanton, CA
Reviewed 15 January 2008

For divers, the choice is between Manta Bay and Traders Ridge. For charm and class, as well as diving, Traders Ridge has Manta Bay beat, hands down. Our room was lovely, overlooking the pool and bay. The building is all new, but built to look like an old colonial mansion. There are wood floors, period funishings, and everything is very...

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2Thank MarleenLee
Southern California
Reviewed 28 October 2007

We stayed four nights at Traders Ridge. It's probably the best in Yap (there are only 138 rooms in the entire area) but regardless, it's a comfortable hotel. You can go their website to view photos so I won't describe the facility except to say it's clean and the staff is friendly (almost too friendly if that's possible). The rooms...

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2Thank lynettelemon
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 August 2007

When in Yap there are really only two places to stay, either Trader's Ridge or Pathways. The advantages of Traders are many. If you are the kind of Traveler that wants the "first" class experience (or as close as you can get in Yap) then you should head directly to Trader's. There have well appointed rooms, flawless service, and a...

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2Thank Albatross37
Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 13 August 2007

I think by far this is the nicest hotel on the Island. We were there for Diving and used the dive shop affiliated with the resort. The rooms were clean and large. Staff very friendly but some a little shy. Good: Rooms, layout of the resort, pick up at the airport (they own their own lounge at the airport and...

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2Thank DiverInAk
oakland, ca
Reviewed 23 July 2006

Beautifully built from native wood, and impeccably maintained, this small resort is an unknown gem. So unknown, in fact, that we were the only guests here for three days (and apparently the foreseeable future upon our departure). Yet the place is gorgeous, beautifully maintained, and friendly. Food was excellent as well. Not cheap, but wonderful atmosphere.

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6Thank pacificpete
Langeraar Holland
Reviewed 8 June 2006

Traders Ridge Resort, Yap. This is the best hotel on Yap. We stay there 5 nights in March 2006 and it was better than the best hotel we had in the Pacific. The owner and the staf of this hotel are as brothers and sisters... For us no question, Traders Ridge Resort, the best there is...

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6Thank Lofoten
Sonoma County, California
Reviewed 8 April 2006

My wife and I just spent 3 nights at the Trader's Ridge Resort (known locally as TR). The 22 room hotel and grounds are much more attractive than the others in town, with native art displayed everywhere to great effect. Our room was large, attractive and very functional; the bathroom was fine, but finished to a lower standard. The pleasant...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Yap Pacific Dive Resort, "Where Adventure and Luxury Meet". Here you can enjoy world-class scuba diving and instruction in our SSI & PADI approved dive center by day, and gourmet dining & exotic island drinks in our restaurants at night. Relax by our fresh water pool or spoil yourself at our private massage retreat offering a wide range of popular spa services! We offer the islands largest selection of environmentally friendly activities and tours sure to please even the most discriminating guest. Visit historic WWII sites, stone money banks, village tours, cultural events, kayaking, boating, snorkeling, fishing, biking and more! Visit the “forbidden island” of Rumung! Experience this unspoiled paradise and see the largest stone money ever discovered.Yap Pacific Dive Resort ties the traditional Yapese culture with the feel of a colonial period gone by. The type of service that one would expect 100 years ago in a first class hotel exists here, today. Our staff, which is almost entirely Yapese, is dedicated to the highest level of service since the beginning and it has made a lasting impression throughout the world. Our boutique hotel, styled in unique Victorian architecture, offers 22 beautifully appointed, spacious, air conditioned rooms, each accented by hand crafted furniture and original artworks from the Ethnic Art Institute of Micronesia. Our two Grand Suites with almost 800 square feet of living space set a new standard for luxury in Micronesia! Fresh flowers daily and evening turndown service is included for all rooms.From sunrise to sunset, the staff at Yap Pacific Dive Resort is available to make your stay with us a memorable one. Personalized concierge services, expert dive staff, exclusive tours, conference facilities, international cuisine, cultural experiences, romantic adventures and best of all, affordable family pricing! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Yap Pacific Dive Resort

Address: 1 Yap Pacific Drive, Colonia, Yap, Federated States of Micronesia
Region: Federated States of Micronesia > Yap > Colonia
Price Range: $266 - $294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Yap Pacific Dive Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Yap Pacific Dive Hotel Colonia
Traders Ridge Hotel
Traders Ridge Resort
Yap Pacific Dive Resort South Pacific
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“Room 16 was just above the pool and a side view of the ocean.”
Barkotzer, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“If you have it in your budget, book the 2 room suite.”
casakey, 29 May 2014 | Read review
“If you can afford the suite, it is wonderful.”
ricktheis, 8 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Suite 10. Lots of room and large bathroom”
BobH620, 13 Nov 2013 | Read review
“We asked for a room that overlooked the water. The hotel in on a hill, so the view is good. The hotel does not sit on the water.”
Divinggoddess, 26 Jul 2013 | Read review
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