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Rapitan di Vasay

Certificate of Excellence
Amboy Street, Basco, Luzon 3900, Philippines
Rapitan di Vasay

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Manila, Philippines
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a lovely, very clean and superb place with friendly staff. This century old house is located in heart of Basco Batanes, 5 mins away from the airport via Tricycle. I really miss the vegetable garden at the backyard.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Me and my friend had planned to push through our Batanes trip just two weeks before our flight date. Luckily I found Rapitan Di Vasay here at Trip Advisor and booked it. When we arrived at the place, a few minutes trike ride from the airport, we instantly loved it! My friend was thanking me that I booked it! We... More 

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Vasteras, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Wonderful days when we stayed in RdV, from the perfect booking emails to everything to the last small requests were satisfied beyond our expectations. We loved the restored ancestral home, like going home to our grandparents, but this was more royale What a treat to sleep with open windows all nights without fear of someone climbing in, this is Batanes,... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Staying in Rapitan was one of the best decisions that weve made when we visited beautiful batanes last weekend. Staff were super accommodating, respectful and hospitable. We enjoyed our stay, for someone with a fast paced life in the metro, the place brought us back to reality -- that life need not be complicated. I personally love the kulambo at... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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16 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

It was indeed such a blessing to be able to get a confirmed booking at RdV. Rapitan was a reconstructed ancestral house strategically located in Basco town proper. It had 3 spacious rooms, and March being a peak season for Batanes tourism, I was not too optimistic about my chances, but thankfully, Ma'am Yolanda, who had always been most prompt... More 

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Pasay City
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Booked Rapitan di Vasay because I liked its reviews from Trip Advisor. Emailed RDV for reservations for only 2 pax and immediately got a reply that a 4pax room is their only available room for our first two nights and we can transfer for the 2pax room for our last two nights. I agreed since all the homestays I checked... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Booked at Rapitan Di Vasay (RDV) based on reviews from Trip Advisor and it was the perfect choice. Thanks to Yolanda, one of the owners of the place, booking a room was a breeze. She handled it promptly and professionally and provided answers to questions even before I could ask them. RDV is a house reminiscent of the one I... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Others have reviewed Rapitan di Vasay and my Lola's house was never this nice but she would have liked a house like RdV. In our culture, we like to hear what others in the house are up to, so yes, the walls didn't go all the way up to the ceiling. Also, that style helps in air circulation. That's why... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Im a nature lover, We really appreciate the nature created by God..love the views all over the place.. very very refreshing and clean! we are all happy being in here at Rapitan.. They're all kind and humble. the food are really tasty. We definitely be going back here again and again.

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Manila
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

It was my third visit to Batanes and I initially wanted to book at Fundacion Pacita but it was already booked so with the help of Tripadvisor, I was able to find RDV which seem like a good place to stay. RDV makes me felt like staying in my grandmother's house in the province. The house is reminiscent of my... More 

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