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Micronesia - Pohnpei - Village Hotel has closed

Discussion in 'The Pacific Islands' started by Scared Silly, Sep 15, 2013.

  1. Scared Silly

    Scared Silly ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: on the path to perdition
    A bit late to report this news but the Village Hotel on the island of Pohnpei in Micornesia has closed. It would appear the that land leases which originally was for land owned by 4 people over almost 40 years was split into ownership by 26 people. It was all too much for new leases as such they closed:

    Closure Of The Village Hotel In Pohnpei: The End Of An Era - April 16, 2013

    We stayed there is 2006 and had a very nice time. Sad to see they have closed. There are other options but none that will come close.
  2. clownfishsydney

    clownfishsydney Contributor

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: Sydney Australia
    We stayed there in 1997, fantastic views.
  3. triggerman365

    triggerman365 PADI Pro

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Florida
    The Cliff Rainbow is "ok" and though I haven't dive with them yet, I stopped by Pohnpei Surf Club on my last trip and their place looks nice. PSC said they will open their dive shop in June 2013.

    Diving in Pohnpei
  4. cartman1122

    cartman1122 New

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Miami
    Been to Palau 4 times and thinking of changing it up this year? Anyone have advice on pohnpei? Now the village is closed, I don't know who to contact. Also any reviews of ding would be helpful.

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