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Giddy's Place PADI Dive Resort

54 Clemente Street, Donsol, Luzon 4715, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My husband was unable to come with me on this trip, so I was on my own, which I don't mind at all, but the staff at Giddy's went out of their way to help me and make sure I was comfortable. They arranged dive trips for me at times outside of the usual schedule, they changed my room as... More

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Juneau, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Giddy's Place is definitely a pleasant surprise as you come into town and see its depressing character. The staff is well-trained and eager to be helpful. Breakfast is included and nicely prepared. We also had dinner at the hotel and found the menu interesting and the food tasty. If you're going to Donsol to see whale sharks, call ahead. The... More

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Taguig City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

My friends and I planned a trip to Donsol to see the famous whale sharks before the peak season crowds came in. Unfortunately the 1st and 2nd day of our 3-day vacation had bad weather. Very, very windy with intermittent light showers. But despite the bad weather, we had the time of our lives! Giddy's arranged for us to do... More

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Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We planned to stay at Giddy's for 3 nights, but ended up moving out after a few hours. We picked the place given its high rating on this site, however, the experience turned out to the disappointing. Firstly, the location was quite inconvenient to access the main attraction in town - whaleshark watching. it was 30-40 minute ride away and... More

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GiddysPlace, Owner at Giddy's Place PADI Dive Resort, responded to this review

Dear Eva, Thank you for your review and this will give us an opportunity to improve our service. We will not be able to talk to our previous staff as it was in March of 2013 which is almost a year ago but I have informed the current manager about your review. We try to make our guests happy as... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013 via mobile

We ate dinner here once during our stay at donsol. The food was ok. Nothing to rave about. Seemed very expensive compared to other places in donsol. location is in the middle of town - away from the tourism centre.

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Manila
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Had a very comfortable stay at Giddy's recently. Staff were friendly, helpful and very customer oriented. My kids loved their iced apple-green tea, and everything we ordered from the restaurant. They even went out of their way to make an all-cheese pizza (which was very good) for our five-year old. No complaints, great service, food and ambiance. Charming place, highly... More

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Preverenges, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

The rooms are clean, the food is good, the dive center is good (they have good gear and they are good divers), people from the hotel are lovely and helpful. The location is in the middle of Donsol and you can walk around easily. You have the swimming pool to rest and relax. What else can you ask for? We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013 via mobile

Pros: In the middle of a nice town among the real philippino life, not in the Touristik resort zone at the beach Good acces to Beach by trike Food okay Clean, well Run Nice pool Best: everybody nice and helpful Diving was fine, too Absolutely reliable Cons: No, but expect no luxury Long Way by boat to the dive spots... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

We had a great stay at Giddy's Place. We had a little mix up with the reservation but a helpful person at the airport called Giddy's and our transport picked us up within minutes. The room was clean and comfortable. It was nice to have our own bathroom and AC to adjust to the heat of the Philippines! The restaurant... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

We stayed here off season, and the staff were so helpful. I find accommodation in Philippines to be not that high of a standard, but here it was top notch. The rooms were very clean, little tight but big enough. There's a small restaurant that cooks the best food in town. We asked for French fries and they told us... More

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Address: 54 Clemente Street, Donsol, Luzon 4715, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Bicol Region > Camarines Sur Province > Donsol
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Giddy's Place is the only PADI Center in Donsol and holds dives and training all year round. The resort feature's Donsol's only Scuba training pool as well the best room amenities, a SPA, WIFI access, credit card facilities and a late night Bar and restaurant. Giddy's can provide everything you need to have fun in Donsol. ... more   less 
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