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Victoria's Guest House

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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I have stayed in Victoria's guest house for 5 days, but really wish I had more time there. Victoria, Malu and the rest of their family are the nicest people! I traveled by myself and they made sure I was never alone :). And the home made food was sooo delish!! And super cheap too. I've traveled around Philippines after... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The Guesthouse is set in the village and run by a very friendly family. The family went out of their way to ensure we were made to feel welcome. The home cooked meals are great and very reasonably priced. The room or bungalows have a small balcony and are typical but clean and have good bathroom for this style of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We had a very pleasant stay (3 nights) here. I find Donsol personally not interesting without Butanding. No swimming on the beach. No good restaurant. No nightlife. But Victoria's GH is a plus point. Victoria's GH is between Donsol town and the Whaleshark center (15 minute walking to each). The owner and staffs are very friendly and helpful. Victoria wrote... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We stayed there for two nights and had a perfect time. Best value for money on Philippines so far! We had spacious bungalow overlooking the sea, very clean and nice bathroom. Victoria and the staff are very friendly and helpful and I really recommend you to try the food there. They will cook a fresh meal specially for you, just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Came to see the jawdropping whalesharks and Victoria and her crew gave us a warm welcome and freshest coconuts from the palm trees. If you don't want concrete it's the number one in Donsol. We would go there again.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Victoria and Dilia are amazing. We stayed in cottage 1 which overlooks the beach. Its a 15min walk down the beach to tourist office to arrange whale shark boat and to get better area for swimming. You are right smack in the middle of village life. The cottages are spacious, clean with ensuites and there is a small terrace with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Came to the guesthouse based in the great TripAdvisor reviews. The place is exactly how they described. The whole place is really well designed and each bungalow looked great completely sealed with mosquito screens on the windows. The huts have a small porch out the front with somewhere to dry your clothes and a couple of seats and a table.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We found Victoria's guesthouse on tripadvisor and decided to give it a go as it had some decent reviews. Finding a nice and clean budget place in the Philippines is pretty difficult therefore we were prepared for an OK-type of place. From the moment we arrived we were shocked how great the place is and how welcoming Victoria and her... More 

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Frodsham, United Kingdom
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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
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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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