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Giddy's Place PADI Dive Resort

54 Clemente Street, Donsol, Luzon 4715, Philippines
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the choice of food and taste of it till to the setup of the table to the staff. Excellent. The food is serve hot. The taste of the food on the menu is correct. I mean, the bolognese taste like bolognese Italian and Tika taste like Tika Indian. It's not like they're inventing it. I enjoyed the lunch, I... More 

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Thank Jhoanna P
shsalonga, Front Office Manager at Giddy's Place PADI Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi Jhoanna P, Thank you for your review! We're very glad that you enjoyed your meal at Butanding Bar and Bistro-Giddy's Place PADI Dive Resort. We hope to see you again next time! :) More 

Quezon City, Philippines
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Staff went out of their way to accommodate requests for tours and were very professional with arranging the dive trips. All the dive equipment were topnotch. The pool was excellent, one side is 12-ft deep to allow for diver training

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Barcelona, Spain
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46 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

We were at giddy's for only two nights. My husband got sick and they did everything they could to help us. We were escorted to the hospital, they bought medicines for us, they worried about every detail and they made our troubled stay much more comfortable. They provided us with all the correct information and what to do in donsol... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I went to donsol to see the whale shark and giddy's place is the only hotel that I know that has its own dive shop, the place is very busy plenty of customers staff are very helpful and very friendly.

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Caloocan, Philippines
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I was the one in charge in making our DIY itinerary and I chose Giddy's place as our accommodation in Donsol for our 1st day in Bicol. Upon our way, I was nervous when the UV van driver told us that the hotel is close, but I insist to proceed since I already paid the accommodation. When we get there,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
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
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

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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15 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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Thank Eva Y
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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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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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