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Balai sa San Juan

San Juan, Luzon, Philippines
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Balai sa San Juan
Ranked #2 of 6 San Juan B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Manila, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is definitely a pet friendly resort. We came here with a our dogs (a labrador and a Lhasa Apso). The dogs and the girls had great time at the beach. The place is very spacious for walks and running. The resort have nipa huts the beach front wher you can sleep the whole afternoon and resort staff will approach... More

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Manila, Philippines
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

The place does live up to most parts of its slogan, "It's not just Sisid. Kain. Tulog. Kwento. There's a lot more you can do in Balai sa San Juan!": Plus: 1. Great value for budget price (and I mean really budget price): > Big bathroom with hot and cold shower, hooks, shelves > big A/C room with shelves, big... More

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Antipolo City, Philippines
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Had a chance to visit Balai sa Laiya a few years back before it moved to a new location in San Juan. Food and service is still quite good. But the former location definitely beats the new one. The motto kain tulog sisid was definitely there when we visited Balai sa Laiya. Food was great, our hut was right in... More

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Manila, Philippines
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

The place is a 3 and a half hour drive from Makati,Metro Manila, with rough roads leading to the exact location. Vast area of fish pens is present in the area . I think the place is still under construction and needs heavy funding. The swimming pool is decent enough, one portion has a colder water than the other. I've... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Been here twice and both have been quiet and serene, which for some could read as boring. But the place lives up to its motto: kain, tulog, sisid (eat, sleep, swim). The food is good, not great, although they do have some great dishes. The whole food experience is just marred by the need to satisfy Manileños with stuff like... More

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Manila, Philippines
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

After years of going to Balai, Laiya I was surprised that they have moved to a different location in San juan. On the way we overlooked the small sign "Balai" on the road, we had to make a u-turn after 3 barangays. Luckily we've asked for directions from the locals there or we would have gone straight to laiya. We... More

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Philippines
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

The right landmark is Abung Bridge. Resort should change their signage with an UNMISTAKABLE arrow on where to turn. No bars nor TVs. Staff is well-trained. The resort should clean their beach regularly.

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Hong Kong, China
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013 via mobile

We just left Balai Sa San Juan yesterday and our stay was Great. We are a group of 2 families and booked 2 rooms. When we arrive last Tuesday, we were greeted by one of the caretaker and showed us to our respective rooms. The room is huge with 2 double size and 1 single bed. Our lunch is waiting... More

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Manila, Philippines
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Don't confuse this resort (Balai sa San Juan) with Balai sa Laiya . It is totally a different resort. Balai sa San Juan is located at Barangay Abung near Puting Buhangain, while Balai sa Laiya is about 20 kilometers farther. From Manila Balai sa San Juan is about 3 hours drive. From South Super Highway go towards Star Toll, exit... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Balai sa Laiya Batangas is a great getaway resort... Though the travel hours is around 3-5 hours but once you see the sandy white beach, you will certainly say that the travel is worth it. For hassle free quick vacation, there are packages that will definetly suit your needs and you can also explore other resorts for their food.. Just... More

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Also Known As:
Balai Sa San Juan Batangas
Address: San Juan, Luzon, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Calabarzon Region > Batangas Province > San Juan
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Ranked #2 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in San Juan

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