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Banaue Trade Center, Banaue, Luzon, Philippines
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Sanafe Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family (2 Adults & 2 Children) recently stayed at the Sanafe Lodge in Banaue. The lodge is centrally located and has wonderful views over the amazing rice terraces. After a day of touring we enjoyed coming back, sitting on the lovely veranda and taking in the views. Our room was the super deluxe with 2 queen beds and private... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I am rating this property 5/5 on a relative perspective. This is already the best property in Banaue and the restaurant is also the most expensive. It's good value for money, since the room is spotlessly clean and has a great view of the rice terraces. As previous reviews suggested, there are no plugs in the room and visitors must... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The Sanafe Lodge is nothing special, but the perfect place for a stay in Banaue. It is centrally located, just 100m from the market square and boosts amazing views over the town and surrounding rice fields. The staff speaks english and is very welcoming. There is free wifi and a great restaurant with cheap, yet delicious food. The Sanafe Lodge... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

The rooms were clean and comfortable. We had a lovely deluxe room with private bathroom and a spectacular view of the mountainside. The food was delicious and the staff was pleasant and helpful. Would definitely recommend to anyone. Thank you Sanafe Lodge!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We stayed there for 2 nights and took the deluxe room, which was an excellent choice. The room is well maintained and clean with hot shower and big windows facing the paddies. The view from the restaurant's terrace is amazing. Manager helped us to organise a 1 day tour to 3-4 different view points of the rice terraces - excellent,... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We stayed there for one night and took the deluxe room, which was an excellent choice. The room is well maintained and clean with hot shower and big windows facing the paddies. The view from the restaurant's terrace is just amazing. However, the food is average and the waitress slow. But the old lady who probably is the owner of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We didn't actually stay here but we ate a meal and stayed most of the day in the public area. We were waiting for the departure of the bus to Manila and were looking for a place to eat and rest. The food is okay i guess, average.. not as good as other Filipino meals we tasted. The first impressions... More

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Susan P, Owner at Sanafe Lodge, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed staying at Sanafe while waiting for your bus ride. I am sorry to know that you found our food "not as good as other Filipino meals we tasted"...and that it was "pretty expensive in comparison with other places". We always welcome the opinion of our guests, whether it be positive or negative, there is always... More

Varese, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We went to this hotel in November 2013. The hotel itself is in the main square of Banaue and you can't miss it. The price is quite high both for the Philipino average and for the service offered. The room was clean but was lacking of the power plugs to recharge our stuff. The food served in the restaurant was... More

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Susan P, Owner at Sanafe Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Allow me to answer some of the issues you pointed out. 1. Power plugs: We had a bad experience with guests bringing in rice cookers, and other heat generating appliances which caused a fire a few years back. Since our lodge is mostly wood, we decided to forego the power plugs in the guest rooms... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We came here with TouristDriver who had promised the best room in town and delivered! Initial impressions were not good - let's just say kerb appeal hasn't even been considered! The room was very large with 2 double beds, a nice bathroom and terrific views over the town to the rice terraces. The hotel also had a decent (but not... More

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Susan P, Owner at Sanafe Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry to hear about your long wait for your order. We have already addressed that issue and hope it won't happen again. Yes the room you stayed in is one of the newer ones. We also have other rooms, but they are not mostly dorms...we do have other private rooms with ensuite bathrooms in... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Sanafe is a good choice if you are headed to or through Banaue. The rooms are simple, but adequate, and the menu is limited, but very reasonably priced (we were coming from SubicBay). 6 dinners and 5 breakfasts and several snacks set us back about Php 1200. Susan is kind and the staff is friendly and warm.

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Thank you for your kind words. Safe travels! More

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Address: Banaue Trade Center, Banaue, Luzon, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Cordillera Region > Ifugao Province > Banaue
Also Known As:
Sanafe Hotel Banaue

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