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Sanafe Lodge

Banaue Trade Center, Banaue, Luzon, Philippines
Sanafe Lodge
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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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Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has to be one of the best places to stay when visiting Banaue. The view is breath taking the staff from the owner all the way down are always helpful and friendly it's like a home away from home. I would highly recommend staying at the Sanafe lodge. The rooms are comfortable and the entire place is always clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a very friendly lodge with a very nice terrace view on the rice terraces. Rooms are spaceious, comfy and come with clean private bathrooms. The staff and owner are very friendly amd helpful. Only make sure not to book any tours with their agent if you're just a couple of people as you can get it for half the... More 

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Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We didn't book in advance so we slept in both the deluxe and the basic room. Both rooms perfect for the price. Food ok and good service! Our bus to manila departed in the night and we could store our luggage and get a shower. Owner is always laughing so good vibes and amazing view!!

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Lac La Biche, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stayed here for 5 nights. We had booked in advance & were glad we had, as they seemed to be fully booked almost all the time. There are reasons for that: great service, location, food, spectacular views from dining area, helpful connections to guides & tours (Arnold & Joel), & wonderful hospitality offered by host Susan & her staff!

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I stayed with a group of friends for 2 nights at Sanafe lodge and we occupied 3 rooms (two Deluxe and one Standard). The rooms provide the basic amenities, a quite comfortable bed, a working shower with somewhat warm water and a shower curtain (both not standard in that category in the Philippines). Deluxe rooms and standard rooms are not... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I am a solo backpacker, and I was plesently surprised to find this cheap dormitory in Banaue. Although not advertised since I was the only one in the dorm, and the hotel is obviously geared more towards couples on a romantic get away, I enjoyed the homey cabin feel and the gorgeous terrace. The staff I also found extremely helpful.... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Apologies for the delayed review, but here it goes. We generally chose this accommodation due to its good reviews and great views of the town. This lodge is not hard to locate since its located at the center of the town just beside the market and near the i guess public terminal. Since the lodge's check in time is XX:XX... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The lodge has a great view from the restaurant area and it has some of the better food in town. The staff were helpful and friendly. The rooms basic but pretty clean. Like most places round here there aren't and power points in the rooms. I did find a power point in the room at the far left of the... More 

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Stockton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The restaurant and deck at Sanafe are amazing, looking out at the river below and other areas of the town. The rooms are simple and adequate and not expensive. Quite good for Banaue. We ate all our breakfasts and dinners here for two days and enjoyed every meal. I would stay here again.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

This place is located high in banaue so offers great views from the Terrace. We stayed in a deluxe double (1600pesos). Bed is comfortable, shower was warm. Guide Regina took us on a two day tour to Bataan, with some great hiking. She knows a lot and is very flexible. We could leave our luggage in the storage in sanafe,... More 

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