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Cliffside Resort

3.0 of 5 Tawala, 6340, Philippines
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a lovely cliff, this neglected filthy hotel sits. We arrived to our ocean view suite which had torn sheets, over used towels, no face towels, no soap and rusty water kettle. No water pressure which at some point was down to a few drops. For over 100 usd they do not even service the room!!!! We arrived late so... More 

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CANTSTOPMOVING, Manager at Cliffside Resort, responded to this review

Hello TravellingSkirt. Firstly I would like to personally apologise for the late response to your review but I had to check with several people regarding your experience while you stayed with us. As you can see from previous reviews your experience is not the norm at Cliffside but irrespective I have checked into your concerns at it is quite evident... More 

Lakeville, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We stayed here in November 2014 for 3 nights. We got the Sea View Room (room 10) which was nice. We liked that it had a front sitting room, nice king sized bed, big tv, etc. The bads: Shower/sink had gross tasting water. It was hard to feel clean when washing with salt tasting water (especially after just being in... More 

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Paris, France
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The hotel situation is great, far-enough from the artificial Alona beach (which is really too touristic), over a cliff: the view is wonderful along the swimming pool and restaurant. The room (see view) is large and beautiful, the bed is huge and confortable, all the staff was very friendly.

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Value for money except for the stale smell in room friendly staff, nice cliff view, room comes with a motorbike Overall was average as the room (room 4) was having an odor or flavor suggestive of mold or bad stale smell. I believe the stale smell comes from the toilet sewage system. i am not sure abt other room. the... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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74 hotel reviews
399 helpful votes 399 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

To preface - we stay in a LOT of hotels from 0 star to 5 star. We also advise travel businesses on improving revenue/cost. If I owned this I could make significant savings and revenue increases within 48 hrs.. We stayed 12 nights here because it was the best at the price and it's shortcomings we lived with. The good:... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Me and my friend Frida are backpacking and have stayed at this resort for more days that we planned. The reason for that is that we love this place so much we can't really leave! Firstly it's low season, meaning the price is half off. Secondly, the staff is truly amazing, so friendly and helpful, especially Jo-jo. When living here... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

If you are for diving, this place can be a very good option for divers due to the proximity of the dive operator shop. The view was really great from your accommodation. They also have an affordable restaurant which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The amenities were basic. The place was so serene. Transportation can be arranged for a fee.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The pictures of this place look great. When we finally reached the resort after an hour or so on a tricycle from the airport, i decided to overlook the white lies about location because i was in paradise. That feeling didn't last long. The first taste of disillusion was the ants in the bedroom. Secondly, the pool which looks so... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Our stay in cliffside was good. The pool and view is fantastic and the distance from Alona beach is not an issue for a couple because it is easy enough to jump on the provided motorbike, families have a little more difficulty. The food is ok and the prices are comparable to Alona beach and Boracay however more expensive then... More 

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Shanghai, China
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Our stay in Cliffside resort was overall quite good, mainly thanks to the hospitality of the owner, the friendly and dedicated staff and the wonderfull environment. We also appreciated the food, which was offered at a reasonable price (to be compared with the restaurants in Alona) and with a good quality level However, this resort gives a global impression of... More 

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Address: Tawala, 6340, Philippines
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Location: Philippines > Visayas > Bohol Province > Panglao Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Cliffside Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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