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Taiyo Beach Cottages

Certificate of Excellence
Caalan Beach, El Nido, Palawan Island 198273, Philippines
Taiyo Beach Cottages
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed here and could not have picked a better place. The room was clean, had AC, great food, and wonderful view. However, the staff and owner were absolutely the best part of the stay. Unbelievably friendly and always willing to help in whatever way possible. You cannot beat the free breakfast and free kayaking in such a wonderful... More 

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Myself and two girlfriends stayed here and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The staff and owner provide excellent hospitality and are very kind and friendly. They offer tricycle pickup and drop off into town, although it is only a 15min walk. The breakfast was delicious every morning and overlooks a beautiful view of the bay. The grounds are well manicured and clean.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This place is a short walk away from the town, the tricycle will drop you to the end of the road and then you will have to walk for about 10minutes. Make sure you bring a torch as there aren't any lights along the path and it is pitch black at night time. The owner Naoko is so warm and... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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77 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Spent 5 nights in this awesome place, and it was beyond what we were expecting. Not easy to contact by phone or email, so we went walking, it is I think the last hotel of the Caalan beach. 15 - 20 min walk from city. We selected a beautiful cottage, the closest one to the beach, with 2 double beds,... More 

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Colonsay, Saskatchewan Canada
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6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

First, let me be very clear - there are NO ATMs at El Nido as of Feb 2015, so come with cash to pay for your tours, rooms and meals. Apparently the service station in town will give an advance on your credit card but only during one hour of the day and the line-up is very long. SO COME... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We visited El Nido and stayed in Calaan beach resort it was then Taiyo cottages. ..As always the owner Naoko greeted us so warmly. ..love her homemade cookies and all the dishes she had specially prepared for us.. This is my fourth trip back and each time I visited she never changed, always amazingly loving and caring to all her... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The accommodation is very clean - sheets are changed everyday and new towels are also given every day. The breakfast is excellent! You will get something else every day and it is well prepared, delicious and more than enough. The owner, Naoko and the staff are very friendly and always ready to help with whatever you need. The only thing... More 

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Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

What makes this place special is Naoko, the owner. Whatever you need, she will help you and listen to your concerns. One's there was not much food left at the restaurant because of the deliveries from Puerto Princesa or something, and to compensate Naoko gave us chocolate cake. The food at the place is good, so is the breakfast which... More 

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Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
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5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We stayed there with my family of 6 January 2015. Initially we were booked to 2 small rooms with an added bed each to accomodate all of us. Upon arrival, Naoko, the friendly owner, upgraded us to a family room(Kayak 1) that is very spacious and have a good view of the sea. Naoko and her whole crew was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Me and my husbond came here as our last stop on our honeymoon. We read of this place on trip advisor and decided it was the place for us. And we have not regretted it. We have been travelling for 6 months and stayed in everything from luxury hotels to low priced hostels but this has by far been the... More 

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