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Cadlao Resort

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Caalan - Masagana, El Nido, Palawan Island, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Over a recent holiday I stayed at Cadlao Resort in El Nido, Palawan, Philippines. The location of the resort far outweighed the service and amenities, but location—and especially the views—counts for much in this part of the world. Our vacation got off to an inauspicious start. We booked a flight direct from Manila to El Nido. This is more costly... More 

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Thank Jacob P
Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent resort with good service, views and in close proximity (10mins walk or 3-mins by tricycle) to El Nido town. Staff were helpful and courteous but a bit slow at times. The food at the restaurant was ok. We had the Narra room which had good views, both an aircon and fan.

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Thank NeilTheWheel76
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are really nice and clean. Staff is very friendly and swimming pool has a nice view on the bay. As far the walk to town is concerned, some of the reviews talked about a long walk and even passing a cementary which would be upsetting, It really is no more than 10 minutes walk in a very nice... More 

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73 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is more like α complex of small apartments overlooking the impressive Cadlao island. The rooms are small, nothing impressive, but clean and tidy. It's like a typical 3 star hotel. The restaurant is nice, and has a nice view of the nearby islands. Staff is (like everywhere in the ElNido) very friendly and helpful. The beach in front... More 

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Thank abyayala
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274 reviews
76 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a little worried reading the mixed reviews, but this resort has only one downside, wifi is really bad. Not at all in room, hardly at bar and poolarea. Furtheon, all good, very clean rooms, in cottages, 2 rooms per cottage, king rooms are on their own, all facing nice gardens, so do not pay extra for partial seaview.... More 

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Thank Tigerwoods100
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were accommodated properly though arrive late at night. The resort is so small but clean area with swimming pool. I love our room, it is simple but you will feel comfortable - nice and clean, everyday they are changing the bed sheet and towels if you requested to do so. The staff is friendly as well. The resort is... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Cadlao for 3 nights. Location was excellent and the property was nice and well taken care of. On the morning of check-out, my friend discovered she did not have her passport. Both of us checked the room (at different times) thoroughly but to no success. We are pretty sure it was in the property as we had... More 

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San Francisco, California
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23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our stay at Cadao, and loved how walkable it was to the main strip of El Nido - definitely made us feel like we were getting the best of both worlds. The pros: incredible view from the main pool of Cadlao Island and the helicopter island, comfy beds, solid tours that're bookable through their in-house service. The cons: no... More 

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Thank Tim A
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very disappointed by the backpacker scene in El Nido town and lack of classy yet authentic Pinoy restaurants but Cadlao resort restaurant saved us! We shared pork sinuglaw, chicken tinola, and chicken wings. The chicken wings and tinola were actually amazing. I can't believe more people weren't dining here. Let them eat chicken fingers and onion rings I... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I'm very picky about my hotel accommodation so I spent a lot of time before I chose Cadlao. I chose this resort based on the reviews and amazing pictures, and was more than pleased when the view was even more amazing in person!! I love how the resort offers complimentary breakfast, the longanisa portion is huge. And I had the... More 

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