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Dancalan, Donsol, Luzon, Philippines
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manila, Philippines
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stayed at Victoria's the last week of June, in a beautiful, clean, spacious cottage with hot shower and almost right on the beach. Outside are 2 'bahay kubo's' from which you can watch the stunning sunset in a hammock. Victoria and her sister are warm, welcoming and accommodating hosts who made our stay even more perfect and... they cook... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We stayed at Victoria's at the end of April and really enjoyed our time there. From the moment we arrived, Victoria was extremely welcoming and helpful. We had heard that she makes dinner and breakfast on request and thankfully we ordered on the first night! Victoria is very humble and unaware of how amazing her food is. She makes beautiful... More

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Paris, France
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Victoria's bungalows are perfectly clean and have attached bathroom. They are located close to the beach, you can watch the sunset while relaxing in a hammock. Breakfast is good and is served whenever you want (you just need to ask the day before if you want an early one). We did not see the whalesharks (two failed attempts) but we... More

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Gdansk, Poland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Charming houses located on the beach and super nice, intimate atmosphere made ​​that we left this place feeling that we want more. Great place to relax. Very peaceful with option for very tasty,fresh meals. The best place ever !

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Brisbane, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

My wife and I had the pleasure of staying at Victoria's Guest House for three nights in early January 2014, and I have to agree with other reviewers that this place is just awesome. Nestled amongst a small village Victoria's provides the perfect retreat to allow you to enjoy the ambience of a seaside town that still oozes local charm... More

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Killarney, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We just spent 4 nights in the amazing Victoria's Guesthouse. We were in cottage number one which is closest to the sea. We briefly met Victoria, Aunty looked after us! Its a 17\18 main walk to where the boats for the whale sharks take off. At p1000 a night it is undervale!!! The local cock had us up at5.30am every... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here fot two nights whole trying to spot buntandings. The cottages were new and very clean. The family who had the place were lovely and took great care of us. They even rushed out to meet us with umbrellas when we got home during a rain shower. You should stay here!

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Brisbane, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at Victoria's for almost a week, and did not want to leave! The place is almost brand new with little bungalows pretty much on the beach that are clean and all have hot water. Victoria is amazingly friendly and knows everything about Donsol. She made us feel right at home and cooks amazing Filipino food. Defenatelly recommended!

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Hong Kong
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

I traveled with my sister and my friend to Donsol in February 2013. But the entire experience starts with e-mail communication with accommodation options. Victoria's Guesthouse was very responsive and answered all our questions promptly. They were very helpful right at the beginning. When some friends decided that they were not joining this trip, we had to modify our booking... More

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Victoria_Donsol, Owner at Victoria's Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Maggie, It’s so wonderful that you have taken some of your precious time in sharing your travel to Donsol and we are very grateful on your appreciation of our place and Donsol in general. We are especially thankful of suggestions regarding eco-friendly activities around the town. Our outrigger boat is being planned for upgrading for island-hopping cruise. Our hilly... More

Vientiane, Laos
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

I was happy to walk into a bungalow on the beach with a warm water shower (which I hadn't had in weeks) and two twin beds. The bungalows themselves were really nice. The Guesthouse doesn't have a restaurant, but the workers and owners were really nice. They picked coconuts for us, and even gave us a free dinner one night.... More

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Victoria_Donsol, Owner at Victoria's Guest House, responded to this review

Dear JSmilez, First of all, we would like to appreciate for staying with our humble guesthouse located in a typical fishing village. Thanks for the considerate review of your stay with us. Your kind words is really warming and encouraging. The note that needs improvement is valuable for us in order for to address the specific concern. We will continue... More

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Address: Dancalan, Donsol, Luzon, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Bicol Region > Camarines Sur Province > Donsol
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Welcome to Donsol! Our private native cottages by the seashore of Dancalan are open to travelers who come to Donsol to experience the interaction with the world's famous BUTANDING - whalesharks. ... more   less 
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