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Dottie's Place

JC Aquino Avenue, Butuan, Mindanao, Philippines
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Ranked #7 of 20 Butuan B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
gbs09288 Quezon City
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Quezon City, Philippines
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you want a decent, comfortable, stress-free, reasonably priced place to stay in Butuan City, then stay away from Dottie’s Place. What was once mentioned with affection by veteran trekkers in that part of the world, Dottie’s Place has slid into the seediness of things and is now showing its crabby, old age. The service is patronizing and downright snooty.... More

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Quezon City
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came to Butuan for a 5-day fieldwork filled with endless road-travel and tiring days. Thanks to the clean and relaxing Dottie's Place, I was able to taste a bit of fun for the week. Their staff are warm and accommodating. The food is, well I guess, average. The rooms are clean. The swimming pool is nice. The lighting is... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Glad my stay was only only for an overnight accommodation. First I was given a room at the very end of the hotel, upon entering turned on the a/c unit but after approx an hour it was not yet cooling so i requested that I be transferred to another. The new room likewise has an old dilapidated a/c unit, barely... More

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Las Pinas, Philippines
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Pity how a once great place can turn so bad. Lack of maintenance was apparent shining in the eye: windows with a broken lock, shower in need of a fix, producing smelly water (although that can be issue with the Butuan water company), bathtub I am not going to use due to it's state, water leaking at the fountain (wife... More

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I booked over the phone for 14days for a family short vacation.Our first night was terrible.We see cockroaches running the room, cobwebs everywhere and the cabinets tables and the floor were all very dusty.Even 2 glasses prepared in the table were all dusty and smelly.The room was quite big with a bath tub.For that long stay they should prepare the... More

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Long Beach, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This looks like a decent hotel, but lacks either the will or management to be one. The first room we checked into had no hot water and a huge hole in the bathtub rendering it unusable. Well, OK, we've spent time in the Philippines before and realize that standards can be different there. We call the desk in the morning... More

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Southampton
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

average place but staff are very helpful. didn't have a phone in my room. i think the place is overdue for a refurbishing due to its tired lockers & furniture (inside the room) as well as the toilet and shower i think a lot needed to be done to re-energise the place.

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Keizer, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Appreciated getting a room on short notice, but not at the cost. Went to Dottie's Place on a recommendation of "best in Butuan City." A sad commentary on the state of local hotels. Air conditioner was anemic, half the lights burned out, room was right on the highway, with accompanying traffic noise all night, breakfast menu not just extremely limited... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

From the time I checked into my room till the time that I actually could relax in a minimally decent room was almost an hour an a half. I had to change rooms three times. The so-called deluxe suite had a shower that did not work at all. The handle literally came off in my hand. The two chairs in... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014 via mobile

Writing this review in a room, April 2014. Stayed here with my fiance', a resident of the area. We recieved the provincial rate, which made it bearable for a few days. However, after a week I am fed up with my stay here. 1 Hot shower in a week! Dirty rooms which are cared for differently each time we returned... More

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Address: JC Aquino Avenue, Butuan, Mindanao, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Mindanao > Agusan del Norte Province > Butuan
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