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Kungkungan Bay Resort

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Bristol
Reviewed 11 July 2012

This is my third review for KBR. We came her again as it was my wifes 40th birthday and i gave her a free choice of anywhere to stay and fortunately for me she chose KBR. This really is like a second home for us, we got the most amazing greeting on arrival, all the staff remebered us and seemed...

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KBR_Management, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for another lovely review. We always love to have our KBR friends coming back for more!! All the staff here love seeing you all and we always look forward to your next visit. Maybe for your wife's next 40th!! You'll have to try for 50 dives next time!! All the best from everyone here, Kaj Dive Manager

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 July 2012

The resort is just outside of the town of Bitung, It has lovely wooden rooms that look over the sea, the diving is from another world. If you love diving and relaxing this is the place to be.

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KBR_Management, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your review :) It is lovely to be here, the rooms are wonderful as you say, wooden, comfortable and right on our private bay. And we think, and many say it, that Lembeh has the best diving in the world!! Kaj Dive Manager

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 15 June 2012

We recently spent 6 days at KBR and were blown away by our experience! Everything about the resort was very thoughtfully taken care of. The resort staff were able to remember us by our names from the first day we arrived, and everywhere we were greeted by warm smiles and friendly hospitality. Kaj and the dive team are very professional,...

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KBR_Management, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for you review :) it was great having you both here and a pleasure for all of us help make your hard earned vacation as relaxing as possible. We work really hard to make sure that we have the widest and tastiest menu in North Sulawesi, and that diving should be as easy as possible. Helps keep you...

New Edinburgh, Canada
Reviewed 10 June 2012

We had a really good week in KBR: the place is run very well, the staff is exceptionally nice, the rooms good and the diving fantastic. We had new flowers everyday in our room which was spacious. The diving operation is run very well and one feels safe all the time. The dive guides are very good and helpful. The...

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KBR_Management, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review :) It was great meeting you both and we're glad you had such a good time. We work hard to ensure your have a wonderful time. We continuously work with the local government to try to get the trash cleaned up and they are doing a great job. Our biggest problem is that sometimes...

Farmington, Connecticut
Reviewed 26 May 2012

KBR was a fantastic experience!!! The location is just perfect – all the dive sites are 5 to 10 minutes away and you come back to the resort between dives. We stayed in the ocean view – just beautiful. The room is very large and the bathroom is huge with a tub. The service was the best we have ever...

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KBR_Management, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. It was great to met you all and we had a wonderful time with you at the resort. I have to dive!!! There is just so much to see here!! It is the only place I've worked in 15 years where I do not get bored of the diving. After 2.5 years here I...

London, England
Reviewed 17 May 2012

KBR is a lovely resort in its own private bay; the majority of the bungalows are situated on the waterfront with one hillside villa. My wife and I arrived around lunchtime so were shown to the restaurant which sits out over the water behind reception and were asked to fill in the registration documents whilst we had lunch before being...

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KBR_Management, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review :) It was lovely to meet you both. Barb had a great time with your wife. It's such an amazing location for photography and Barb loves sharing her knowledge on macro photography. We do have some nice healthy salads on the menu, as well as all the other dishes. Everything tastes so good, it's...

tampa fl
Reviewed 16 May 2012

I cannot tell you how impressed everyone in our group was with the service from the resort. From the accommodations to the dining to the diving, everything was beyond our expectations. You showing up at the airport on our return from Manado to deliver a left behind hat to one of our fellow travelers shows that you truly care about...

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London
Reviewed 14 May 2012

KBR is a fantastic resort that made my holiday special on very many levels. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. The beachfront chalets are a real dream with very elegant interior design, a huge and luxurious bathroom and a very comfy bed. I loved the fact that I could hear the waves at all times. The choice of food...

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Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 27 April 2012

First and foremost, I have to declare that I organize dive holidays. I have been to KBR many times and have always received good reviews from my divers. Ultimately apart from the great dive location, decent food and comfortable accommodations, the one thing that can be inconsistent is service. This is where KBR excel. With wonderfully warm staff from the...

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KBR_Management, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Chooi, Thank you very much for taking the time from your busy schedule in Kualalumpur to write another review. Hope all is great with you. We are glad your divers came back happy and that they enjoyed the beach front accommodation, the great food, and the amazing dives. And of course a big thank you for complimenting our staff,...

Nanaimo, Canada
Reviewed 14 April 2012

We spent 17 days at the Kungkungan Bay Resort, which was one of our best vacations ever. The hotel is absolutely beautiful and well designed, our room was fantastic, with a king size four poster bed, seating area, fridge, air conditioning, fan, TV, drying rack, the biggest bathroom we have ever seen, and a huge private deck with table and...

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KBR_Management, Manager at Kungkungan Bay Resort, responded to this review

Dear Michelle & Michel, It was very nice to get to know you both. On behalf of all our team here at Kungkungan Bay Resort, we like to thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are glad that you like your beach front deluxe villa which have become a home for you for over...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kungkungan Bay Resort (KBR to its friends and soon to be friends) is proud to be the resort that introduced Lembeh Strait to the world. Being the first resort in Lembeh means we got first choice on locations. Our resort is located in its own private bay which the resort is named after. KBR is the only Sea Level Luxury resort in Lembeh. KBR is a full service resort which includes The only 24hrs full menu service Restaurant in Lembeh, Capt. Billy's Bar serving American Bar Food and Great Drinks, our full service Tepi Laut Spa (Seaside Spa) does Massages, Beauty Treatments, Manicures and Pedicures, and of course our PADI Dive Center with Equipment and Camera Rentals and 32% NITROX. Come join us and we will put the Dream into you next Dive Vacation ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kungkungan Bay Resort

Address: Tandurusa, Bitung, Indonesia
Region: Indonesia > Sulawesi > North Sulawesi > Bitung
Price Range: $168 - $268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kungkungan Bay Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Kungkungan Bay Hotel Bitung
Kungkungan Bay Resort Bitung, Indonesia - Sulawesi
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Bitung
#2 Romantic Hotel in Bitung
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Bitung
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“Rooms 1 to 8 are the biggest and best. You'll love the sound of the sea lapping up on the shore and the fishermen singing.”
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“They all looked great.”
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“All excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Nzdiver, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have views of Lembeh.”
 of 5 bubbles EdmundTeo, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms face the Strait and the detached villas are the best.”
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