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AGM Beachfront Resort

Dancalan, Donsol, Luzon 4715, Philippines
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Ranked #1 of 7 Donsol B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Donsol, Philippines
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Checked into AGM after coming into town to experience the whale sharks. We only planned on spending one night and leaving after seeing the whales. We then extended our stay to 4 nights because the service was so great. The pool was refreshing and clean. The food was excellent and I have to recommend the sizzling squid. Bought some fresh... More

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whalesharkindonsol, Public Relations Manager at AGM Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind comments. We truly appreciate your deep understanding of the village culture and tradition. More

Australia
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16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went to Donsol to see the whale sharks. Chose the AGM Beachfront Resort after reading reports on Trip Advisor. Hotel was good for the area and I would stay here again. The staff, (family business) were very helpful and friendly. Internet was basically non existent so leave your computer at home. They have a 'plug in' portable internet device if... More

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whalesharkindonsol, Public Relations Manager at AGM Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we appreciate it. The tourist village of Dancalan, where most of the resorts/hotels are situated including the Donsol Tourism Center and boat terminal, is a strip of land about 800 meters to 2.5 km from the town proper. Broadband internet connection has not yet been extended to the village from the town. The “plug in... More

amsterdam
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58 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Warning: Don't stay here on saturdays! A bar nearby turns up the music big time. Very loud techno music for 10 hours straight (5PM-3 AM). Ear plugs won't help... Yes, THAT loud. Ughh! And it happens every saturday, according to the security guard. I felt sorry for the locals who endure this torture every week. Apart from that, this hotel... More

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whalesharkindonsol, Public Relations Manager at AGM Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

We offer our sincerest apology for the inconvenience caused by the music from the village center about 300 meters away where locals held a public dance every Friday in anticipation of the village fiesta. This activity commences from the last week of January until the village fiesta on 19 March to raise funds for community projects by the youth sector.... More

Copenhagen
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

This resort is by far the best in tha Donsol area. Nice surroundings, perfect swimmingpool, the rooms are spaceius and clean. The service is politie, and there is allways someone arround to help you. Walking distance to the whaleshark center. I can highly reccomend it

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whalesharkindonsol, Public Relations Manager at AGM Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the compliment. We truly appreciate your review. More

Manila, Philippines
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

My husband, daughter and I decided to celebrate the New Year in Donsol. Our main reason for going is to be able to swim with the whale sharks. AGM is a budget friendly B&B. You really get bang for your buck. We're also concerned about security. Most of the other resorts in the area don't have a gate that closes... More

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whalesharkindonsol, Public Relations Manager at AGM Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

We are delighted for the objective review of your stay at AGM. Glad too that you appreciated our brand of customer service, home-style cooking, cleanliness, and security. Our room rate is commensurate to the facilities and amenities available in the property. Whale shark interaction and firefly watching are the adventure activities that Donsol offer at its best. Unfortunately, the commissioning... More

Hyderabad, India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Went there to watch the whale sharks. So none but had a wonderful,hospitable stay for a couple of days. Very basic accomodation but very nice for this town, with very friendly service and wonderful owners.Great food .

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whalesharkindonsol, Public Relations Manager at AGM Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

The management of AGM Beachfront Resort wish to thank you for the nice review of our place during your visit to Donsol. Please contact us for whaleshark sighting advisory should you wish to come back in the future. More

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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here after going first to gaddys place which was shut. The prices were very good and we got a free upgrade as it was off season. The owner arranged firefly watching for us and diving for the following morning, which was tricky as it was off season and a typhoon was brewing so most people had shut up... More

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whalesharkindonsol, Public Relations Manager at AGM Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

We are glad you were able to catch the bus. It was indeed too late when you left Donsol. Many thanks for the nice review. Hope to have you again when you come back to interact with the whaleshark. Just send us an email for advisory on whale shark sightings. Our website has a page to contact us. More

United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
94 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

We stayed here in mid February and, although we did see a whale shark (and a couple of manta whilst diving), we would definitely advise coming in the peak season of April where, apparently, sightings are far more common – we did speak to people who went home disappointed after seeing nothing. AGM Guesthouse is a very solid choice with... More

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whalesharkindonsol, Public Relations Manager at AGM Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

Many thanks for the objective review of AGM. Our rate, is indeed, reasonable and commensurate to the facilities and amenities that we have. A meager size infinity pool is in the planning stage and, hopefully, operational by next year. This is in addition to the cable TV in every guest room and free WiFi in public areas. Our aim is... More

Manila, Philippines
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

I suddenly remembered to write a GOOD review for AGM Resort! When I was looking for places to stay at Donsol, I came across AGM but was unsure of what to find. I really appreciated how Leo promptly replied to my tons of emails and questions, so it was a definite thumbs-up to stay here :) When we got to... More

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whalesharkindonsol, Public Relations Manager at AGM Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the nice review. We hope to have you again on your future visit to Donsol. I hope you will see the whale sharks on your next visit. Kindly check the AGM Beachfront Resort fan page on Facebook for whale shark advisory... More

Hong Kong, China
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

We stayed in AGM Resort for 5 days! Enjoyed beautiful sea view, comfortable rooms and encountered nice and gorgeous people there. The food are yummy, especially the garlic chicken and butter chicken. Thanks for bringing us such a memorable moment. We went butanding sighting for 3 days. For the first 2 days, we couldn't find any butanding, which is a... More

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whalesharkindonsol, Public Relations Manager at AGM Beachfront Resort, responded to this review

We are glad you were able to interact with the whale shark on the third try. It is indeed an unforgettable experience swimming with the big fish. It helps when you stay for number of days as there is no 100% guarantee of sighting every single day. Looking for whale sharks in their natural habitat is the challenge and excitement... More

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Additional Information about AGM Beachfront Resort

Also Known As:
Agm Beachfront Hotel Donsol
Agm Beachfront Hotel
Address: Dancalan, Donsol, Luzon 4715, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Bicol Region > Camarines Sur Province > Donsol
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Donsol
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
AMENITIES:All rooms are air-conditioned with private toilet and hot/cold shower. Cable TV is now available in our guest rooms. Wi Fi is available in public areas. The stand-by generator set guarantees power supply during power outage. Room rate does NOT include complimentary breakfast. ROOMS, ETC: 1. Standard Room - with queen-sized bed, good for a couple, 2. Premium Room - with queen-sized bed and a single bed, good for 3 pax. Additional person on a roll out bed. Maximum of 4 pax. 3. Twin Room - with 2 single beds good for 2 Pax. Additional person on a roll out bed for a maximum of 2 Pax. 4. Family Room - with 2 queen-sized beds. Additional person on a roll out bed for a Mmximum of 5 pax. 5. Function Hall - Our function hall can be rented for parties, reunions, weddings, and other occasions at. The place, which has a seaside view, can accommodate 100 persons. 6. Picnic Huts can be rented for daytime outings.Check in: 12:00 noon; Check out: 12:00 noon TRANSPORTATION: We provide airport transfer to and from Legaspi City airport and other tourist destinations in Albay and Sorsogon Provinces. DINING: Our restaurant caters to any gourmand's hungry cravings. We offer freshly caught fish, crabs, shrimps and other sea foods. Meat lovers will have their fill of tender meats prepared to satiate any epicurean's appetite. Vegetarian foods are also prepared according to guest's preference. TOUR PACKAGES: We arrange tour packages for AGM guests (who prefer to have their activities ready when they come) and clients of accredited travel agents for an additional service charge. Our Tour Packages include any or a combination of the following: • Accommodation • Food • Transport to and from Legaspi City airport • Whale shark interaction • Firefly watching • Island hopping in San Miguel and Ticao Islands• Diving in San Miguel and Manta Bowl • Legaspi City Tour (Cagsawa Ruins, Lignon Hills, Old Daraga Church, Embarkadero) • ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle) Adventure from Cagsawa Ruins • Albay Tour (Legaspi City Tour, Mayon Volcano Rest House and Huyup-huyupan Cave) • Sorsogon Tour (San Benon Hot Spring, Rizal Beach, Bulusan Lake and Barcelona Church) • Transport to Sabang Port (gateway to Caramoan, Cam Sur) from Donsol. Travel time is 4 hours by land. ... more   less 
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