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Bali Hai Beach Resort

Bauang, Luzon 2501, Philippines
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Ranked #7 of 10 Bauang B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
triathlete1955 Saint Louis, Missouri
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bali Hai is an old resort. The beach has been damaged by the last few typhoons. My wife and I enjoy going there because of the care and consideration of the mgt. and staff. The food is always good. The pool is always clean. And, the household staff is courteous and helpful. This trip was met with numerous afternoon thunderstorms.... More 

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White Oak, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The last time I stayed here was about 17-18 years ago and the place hasn't changed. The room needs serious updating: cracks on the window/ floor, A/C looks antique needs to be replaced, bedding's and towels so worn, toilet seat loose, dirt/grime/ mold in the bathroom, barely water coming out of the shower and faucet. If not for nostalgic reason... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

A great beach area in La Union, oft visited by yachts ... and this resort has hosted the annual yacht race that crosses the ocean from Hong Kong. It faces the West Philippine Sea (as it is now known in the modern age), otherwise known as the Luzon Sea. Great dinning area next to the beach and friendly staff and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Rooms were ok but very dated. The bed was fine but the the floors could be cleaner. The grounds were well kept and there were stairs to access the beach area (if you could call two meters of sand a beach). There were better beaches at San Juan which has a surf area and lots of tents for cover from... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

-musty -old -room with ants -dusty room -clogged bathroom -old utensils in resto -defected aircon -no signal in cable -dark lights flickering -no hot shower -swimming pool is dirty with food wrappers -nice place though renovation and upgrade to equipments and facilities is highly recommended -good job to chef assigned during mongolian buffet night

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and i stayed here beacuse we thought all of the resorts are fullbooked just like in kahuna we travelled back here at bauang because some said that balai is nice resort but as we stayed we are really disapointed for only few hours because they really had poor airconditioning,poor service,the toiletries is also not complete,no cable and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The food is still good but the place has deteriorated significantly. Poor air-conditioning, clogged toilet, poor room maintenance are some of the more pressing concerns. Still, people (local and foreign) keep coming back for the memories of happy times in Bali Hai. Senior Americans who probably used to work in the now closed American bases gather regularly to share jokes... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

You know, I was actually very surprised by the entire experience. My wife and I came up for 4 days and 3 night. We put up her family in one of the large quarters. Let's be honest, the beach in that area is awesome, but I got in some really nice long swims at morning low tide. Her family had... More 

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Baguio, Philippines
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 via mobile

Bali Hai resort looks like it hasn't changed in three decades. Sadly, its cottages and amenities look run-down and dirty. The restaurant has improved a bit on its cuisine, and it still has a good view of the West Philippine Sea, though.

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Macau, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I'm currently staying here for a night only and so far, I'm not exactly enjoying it. The rooms are sooo outdated, my AC isnt even cold, not enough sockets, and my shower won't turn off! I've told the reception to shut it off but they said they didn't have any maintenance guy at night, and they said to leave it... More 

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