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Big Apple Dive Resort

Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera, Mindoro 5203, Philippines
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was my first time to visit Puerto Galera and stayed here with my family and a friend from April 08-11, 2015. I booked the fan room for 1 night, the room is ok and clean, although the floor is a little bit noisy and there's not enough lighting. I also booked their deluxe room for 3 nights, it's roomy,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my third trip to Puerto Galera on the Island of Mindoro. I couldn't find fault with the previous hotel but I thought I'd try somewhere different. I opted for the Big Apple Resort, I heard good things about it and I wasn't disappointed. I chose a delux room and it was clean and serviced daily, the food was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a standard fan room and bed was ok.... although the bathroom needs extra cleaning... floor was rickety and quite loose in some places.... Restaurant was great though. Best breakfast.... The place however seems to be a popular spot for foreigners and "hunting girls" so it may not be quite good if you have kids with you... Check-in was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just recently stayed at the Big Apple Resort from March 4th, 2015 to March 11th. I had a great time. The staff and dive team go out of their way to accommodate your needs. The pool was well maintained and clean. The Room was fantastic for the money an excellent value you can’t do better in my opinion. It... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I stayed only one night with my boyfriend. Room was big. Bed was too soft and it felt like there have been sleeping one fat people middle of that bed. Pillows were too hard. Wifi wasnt working well or not at all. Good location. Staff was ok. I would go again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Peter and his staff were excellent. He was very patient and kind and friendly. I would highly recommend Big Apple for scuba lessons. The restaurant has good food for a fair price. The drinks are on par for pricing with every other place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I won a two night stay at the Big Apple and decided to also rent an additional room as my wife,housemaid and two children came along for the two night stay. The free room was a deluxe room. Very basic room, it was close to the water, not really a beach area that I would recommend bringing kids too. The... More 

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Dive_Big_Apple, Guest Relations Manager at Big Apple Dive Resort, responded to this review

Congratulations on winning your trip to the Big Apple Resort. Thank you for your review and your honest assessment of our resort. Big Apple is a moderately priced resort located minutes away from some of the best diving in the Philippines. On your next visit to the Big Apple make sure you visit our PADI certified dive shop and do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were a group of about ten staying at the Big Apple. The rooms are basic yet adequate but the service was fantastic. Independent island hotels can be a bit hit and miss but I think the Big Apple plays to it's strengths well. The bar area and restaurant is one of the hotels best assets, it's open basically 24... More 

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Dive_Big_Apple, Guest Relations Manager at Big Apple Dive Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and visiting the Big Apple Dive Resort. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Big Apple and the Philippines. The Filipino people are what make this place special, so glad you noticed. Stay in touch and hope to see you in the future.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

We will definetly come back to big apple very affordable. Will refer this to my friends and family.the dive master and the crew are friendly.we had a great weekend during our stay.. Clean swimming pool.

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Dive_Big_Apple, Guest Relations Manager at Big Apple Dive Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it's very much appreciated. Hope to see you back at the Big Apple with your friends really soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

My husband and I spent two weeks diving at Big Apple; part of a 56 day adventure around the world! We were there at the end of September through the second week of October 2014, and had a great time. We came away pleasently surprised how much we enjoyed the diving as well as our stay at the resort. We... More 

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Dive_Big_Apple, Guest Relations Manager at Big Apple Dive Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write that very comprehensive review. So glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Big Apple and the diving around Puerto Galera. Please stay in touch via Facebook and hope to see you back very soon with your friends.... More 

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