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Victoria's Guest House

Dancalan, Donsol, Luzon, Philippines
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
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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
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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
Senior Reviewer
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

Vienna, Austria
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

The 4 of us came to Donsol out of season, so we were the only tourists in town. Nevertheless, the lady at Victoria's called the local (closed) dive center to organize a boat just for us, so that on the next day we could go diving. And it was great. The rooms are simple and clean, the hammocs on the... More

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

Dear nini_it , Your kind and unmistakable appreciation of your stay with us is very uplifting on our guesthouse and service. As you know, our cottages have been offered for travelers like you in mind. The price is relatively cheap here and will always share it with our guests. The water system has been improved with constant pressure system. Our... More

Maldives
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012 via mobile

The place is beautiful, the rooms big and clean! The staff is lovely! We stayed there a few days ago and it's really hard to do some activities or even find food while low season in Donsol! But the staff organized us the fire fly trip (Jason, our guide was great) and they also contacted the dive base for us... More

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

Dear Tina_Theresa, We are grateful for your nice words on our rural cottages which have always been well-maintained and tidy for our traveler guests. Our service staff and partners will always share our culture of being hospitable to everybody. We do hope that someday, you’ll come and see again the underwater world of Donsol! All the best and our kind... More

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Additional Information about Victoria's Guest House

Address: Dancalan, Donsol, Luzon, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Bicol Region > Camarines Sur Province > Donsol
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 Specialty lodging in Donsol
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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