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El Portal Inn

56 Belderol St, Tagbilaran City 6300, Philippines
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Portland, TX
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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am amazed by all the positive reviews of this hotel, given my experience, so here I go playing the contrarian again. My wife, mother-in-law and I spent two nights at El Portal while visiting Bohol. We found the stay unpleasant to say the least. The rooms smelled moldy. Mine was so bad, my eyes wouldn't stop watering and my... More 

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Capitola, California
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37 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Bohol, a province in the Philippines east of Cebu, is the home of Alona Beach where most tourists head, but there is more to Bohol and this inn is a perfect place to base trips to the Chocolate Hills or Tarsier Monkey sanctuary, as well as to the Alona area beaches nearby. We have read often that hotels in the... More 

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Bohol Island, Philippines
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is my first time here and found the staff very accommodating and friendly. Rooms are nice and clean, wifi is okay. Best value for money. They also serve good food and prices are reasonable. Will definitely recommend this place to friends.

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los angeles
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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The El Portal Inn is the best place to stay while in Tagbilaran City, Bohol. My family and I discovered the El Portal in 2010 and make it a point to return here every time we visit Bohol. Excellent location---For those who enjoy a nice walk, you can walk to the seaport/airport (the El Portal is right about in the... More 

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Cavite Province, Philippines
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Stayed at El Portal Inn for 2 nights (Sept. 5-7, 2014). The staffs are really friendly and accommodating. They offer free pickup from airport/pier for a minimum stay of 2 nights. The facilities are good: rooms are clean and well maintained, aircon is working properly, ref and TV are ok, hot and cold shower is working as expected. No breakfast... More 

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Vallejo, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Nothing to address about my last visit here. Service, food, the entire staff...... what can I say. Everything was truly exceptional. Value for your money, as stated by previous reviews. Everything is near by. I would definitely come back. -Much Love-

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California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
31 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

A small boutique but comfortable Inn. Free pickup from airport/port and breakfast. Staff very professional and accommodating. Rooms cozy, quite with good A/C and updated bathrooms with good flow and hot water. Rooms include: cathode ray tv, mini fridge (not stocked) and older style room A/C (which worked comfortably). Staff very responsive: arranged laundry, friendly evening security, waiters attentive, any... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed here around November 2010. The inn is very close to the airport so they have free transfers. The room is sufficient for our stay. Clean and really affordable. Recommended if you need a good place to sleep after a whole day of touring.

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

"Best Value & Comfort for your Money" -one of their tagline in their site. Indeed best value and comfort for a low-average cost. Very hospitable and nice staff. Helped us with everything from the time we arrived till we left the next morning. They even helped us find a church for our INC friends. Very good wifi connection. Small rooms... More 

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Decided to try El Portal Inn because of the good reviews I've read from Tripadvisor. I immediately checked their site and found that their rate is affordable. I chose double delulxe queen room for P 1,075. Made a reservation through email. We were greeted by a very friendly staff named Sai. All of their staff are nice, helpful and accommodating... More 

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