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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Outdoor pool
- Adult pool
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBayview Gardens Labuan Bajo
Not enough can be said about the stellar harbour view we had from our balcony room at Bayview gardens. It was absolutely jaw dropping. The price we had to pay for this view was a couple of switchbacks on the rather long acending walkway to our room, but again, the view made it all was worthwhile. We stayed in Room 7, which I would recommend, as it was actually two rooms - a large, open air, fully private enclosed balcony, as well as an air conditioned bedroom and attached bathroom, which were cleaned daily. The room had a fridge, kettle, and a room safe, and also had a view of the harbour. The breakfast included with the room had to be ordered the day before, and was promptly delivered to your room at the time requested. The hotel restaurant offered the same stellar harbour view, but it only offered meals that had been ore-ordered at least two hours in advance, so the food required could be picked up fresh from the local market. Although this meant a bit of pre planning, we ordered three evening meals during our five day stay, and all three were excellent. The hotel is situated on a hillside directly above the town centre, which means it is quiet, but not isolated, so it is not necessary to rent scooters or hire taxis to get to town: a mere ten minute walk straight down hill gets you to the main street restaurants, dive shops, and all other amenities. But beware it also means a ten minute walk straight uphill when you're coming home.
The hotel is currently undergoing some construction, which was visible below us but not noisy so did not bother us at all, but it did make getting to the new infinity pool a bit of an inconvenience. Again, this was not an issue as we were out diving or busy exploring every day and would not likely have had time to use the pool anyway. The hotel staff were friendly and very accommodating. We plan to return to Labuan Bajo again next year, and will stay at Bayview Gardens again.
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