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Cadlao Resort

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Caalan - Masagana, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Ranked #4 of 45 El Nido B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My partner and I stayed in there for 5 days, the only good side of this property was it was away from the city proper giving us a quiet and peaceful holidays away from the crowd, the room was adequately furnished and the rest was a disaster. 1st, the service in the restaurant was awful, for breakfast, they would always... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A classmate and I were conducting field research for grad school in Manila and had just enough time to visit El Nido. I initially baulked a little at the price--I was thinking more of staying at a hostel--but in the end I am so unbelievably happy we chose this place. I think we were the only people there not on... More

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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here over the New Year 2013-14 Holiday week with my sister in law. Hoping to return with my husband so I can show off El Nido to him. Loved that this hotel is away from town. Walked back n forth between the town, no problem as we needed to walk off the calories,though there was no problem getting a... More

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Hong Kong, China
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This resort is located away from El Nido town and requires hotel's own complimentary tri-cycle ride to be reached. It is literally surrounded by laid-back B&Bs, community centre and bush. However, you can reach the town by foot in around 10 mins so it is still very convenient. The room is basic but comfortable and neat. The pool located just... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

A good place to relax and recuperation from the hectic work life, and definitely a good option for a rainy season, when you have to hide indoor and enjoy the scenery from the infinity swimming pool. Slightly more expensive than the other accommodation in town but worth the extra penny. In the end, it's not that expensive when compare to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We stayed at the Cadlao resort for a couple of nights last april and we enjoyed our stay a lot. The view from the restaurant and the swimming pool as well as the garden itself are both amazing. Like you are in paradise! The rooms were not too spacious, but nice and clean. The breakfast was very nice, as well... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights as part of our honeymoon trip around SE asia. For our purposes, it was excellent. Location: As mentioned in other reviews, the resort is a 10 minute walk from El Nido proper (downtown). It's an easy quiet walk - quite pleasant if you don't have heavy luggage, but could be quite cumbersome if you... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Despite its limitations, Cadlao Beach Resort is the premium accommodation choice in El Nido. Those limitations have already been covered in other reviews, namely the rather small rooms and the distance from the town. It is the distance, however, that makes Cadlao a serene oasis from the noise and bustle of El Nido. Its outlook is spectacular, though again, no... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Visited beautiful El Nido with a friend, and we were really torn as to where to stay. From reviews it sounded like most of the El Nido options were not great, unless we wanted to pay a lot for one of the fancy El Nido Resorts hotels. I had heard they were beautiful, and could afford it, but we were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Out of words! I'd come back a hundred times for sure! The food that the boating people serve, as a Mindanaoan, was an absolute bliss! Rooms are not that big but really cozy. Restaurant is very gooood! :)

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Address: Caalan - Masagana, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > El Nido
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Cadlao Resort 3*
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Cadlao Resort & Restaurant gives its guests a unique hideaway with the ultimate pleasures. Travelers come from all around the world, from over 50 countries and counting, to this paradise nestled in El Nido, Palawan, Philippines. Here they feast on the most sumptuous international cuisine, in what has been known as the best restaurant in El Nido. Here they enjoy the best view of the biggest island in Bacuit Bay, Cadlao island, adrift in the blue waters of the South China Sea. Cadlao, in the local Cuyunin dialect, means "laughing". Come to Cadlao Resort & Restaurant to savor the sweetest smiles you'll ever have in your traveling life. ... more   less 
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