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Balay Tuko Garden Inn

3.0 of 5 Purok Bayanihan, San Manuel Road | Barangay San Manuel, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in this Inn for just one night, as we would be heading from Puerto Princessa to El Nido the next day. The owners were really friendly and managed to give us an airport transfer. They even dropped us off at the bus station the next day. The room was very nice too, clean spacious and with a modern... More 

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Joel W, Owner at Balay Tuko Garden Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comment about Balay Tuko. We are happy to know that you have enjoyed our place. As mentioned in your comments, our hotel is a very good deal for a stop over in direction of El Nido. Hope to see you soon More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have just got back to UK after our 8 night stay at Balay Tuko and have one word for the garden inn and it's owners and staff team - PERFECTION! We chose the accommodation for a number of reasons but finally we were persuaded by some of the previous reviews and the high ranking of where they stand with the... More 

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Joel W, Owner at Balay Tuko Garden Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am delighted that you had a wonderful stay and found our location to be excellent. I hope the tour we arranged for you was amusing and left a memory of what the city of Puerto Princesa Palawan is all about. Your feedback serves as an inspiration for us to strive harder in meeting our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

arriving to an island that once was wild and now... Well not so much (at least not in the capital area), made the laid back island feeling we were seeking, to continue standing by. We encountered few ununique places to stay, until we arrived to this perfect lodge! There was no more reason to search! We arrived to the right... More 

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Joel W, Owner at Balay Tuko Garden Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your very nice review of Balay Tuko. I am delighted that you and your friend had great stay because of our service and amenities and that your wonderful experience will mean a return visit. Looking forward to welcoming you back, like no other. Thank you very much. Joel & Maria Theresa More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great stay. Free pick up from the airport. The owners are very cal and helpfull. Nice and clean rooms, good breakfast and nice atmosphere. Its a bit far from the city centre, but the owners drove to the main street, from where I took a trycicle to the centre. I can only recommend the place.

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Joel W, Owner at Balay Tuko Garden Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind review following your stay at Balay Tuko Garden Inn. We are more than delighted to learn that you liked our location, service, rooms and breakfast offerings. Your feedback serves as an inspiration for us to strive harder in meeting our entire guest's needs and expectations. Our hotel shuttle service is available from 07:00am... More 

Stainz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I enjoyed there a lot... a green paradise... with a big swimming pool... and the boss and his wife are very caring. I asked them in advance to book trips for me. They even provided breakfast at 5.45 at the day of departure.

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Joel W, Owner at Balay Tuko Garden Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us. We are happy we were part of making your special vacation even more perfect! Thank you for the amazing feedback and I look forward to sharing this at our next staff meeting. We hope to see you again very soon. Joel & Maria Theresa More 

Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had a wonderful We had a wonderful time at Balay Tuko Garden Inn. The rooms are large, modern and very comfortable. The service was very good and the hotel is keep very clean. Balay Tuko Garden Inn is located in a very quiet area but is close to the airport, restaurants, Malls and town center. Joel and Theresa are... More 

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Joel W, Owner at Balay Tuko Garden Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to comment on our little hotel. We are ideally placed indeed and our guests are usually surprised by the quiet atmosphere that prevails here. You are our first guests having enjoy our sailing lessons in the bay of Puerto Princesa. We are glad that you are going to recommend our garden inn... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Fabulous hotel for a PP stay...incredibly clean, friendly staff and quiet location. It really was so good we stayed upon arrival to PP for 4 nights and then again when we were done traveling around Palawan. Breakfast is wonderful and we'd recommend Pho Siagon just up on the main road for dinner. This is the best hotel in Puerto!

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Joel W, Owner at Balay Tuko Garden Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments and that you enjoyed the view from the terrace. I am glad that you had a great experience and found your room to be clean and comfortable. Most of our guests are coming back here after visiting El Nido or Port Barton as we are the first hotel close to the San Jose Bus... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The Balay Tuko Garden Inn is very well maintained and very fairly priced. Rooms are spacious, Clean and with Air conditioning. Joel and Elizabeth are nice people, good hosts and always ready to help out getting tours, renting Motorcycles or simply inquiring about where to go and how to get there. We started our Palawan trip in Puerto Princessa and... More 

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Joel W, Owner at Balay Tuko Garden Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am delighted that you had a wonderful stay and found our location to be excellent. I hope the tours we arranged for you were amusing and left a memory of what the city of Puerto Princesa Palawan is all about. I look forward in having you back soon and thank you for your future... More 

Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Just returned from 4 nights 5 days at the Balay Tuko Garden Inn and all I can say is wow!! Joel and Theresa the couple that own the Balay Tuko made us feel totally at home and welcome our entire stay. What a romantic spot just outside Puerto that is absolutely beautiful. As an American in the Philippines you get... More 

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Joel W, Owner at Balay Tuko Garden Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your much appreciated comments about our little family Bed & Breakfast. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your overall experience at our place. Your feedback means a lot to us as your satisfaction is our priority. It makes all our efforts worthwhile and inspires us to continue doing what we are doing. We... More 

Bulacan Province, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Just got home from our one of the greatest vacation with my girlfriend. One of the best place i've ever been! this place is so peaceful and have a very nice ambiance! and that's what we are looking for in a hotel/inn soo relaxing! and their food is soooo great! We are missing it already! and when you're on a... More 

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Joel W, Owner at Balay Tuko Garden Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us. We are happy we were part of making your special vacation even more perfect! Thank you for the amazing feedback and I look forward to sharing this at our next staff meeting. We hope to see you again very soon. The geckos Tuko are calling you every night! Joel & Maria... More 

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Address: Purok Bayanihan, San Manuel Road | Barangay San Manuel, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island 5300, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > Puerto Princesa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Balay Tuko Garden Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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