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Reef Retreat Resort

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Bulabog Beach, 5608, Philippines
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Ranked #9 of 174 Boracay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Salzburg, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my friend and i enjoyed our stay to the fullest! ok, one day there had been a problem with the electricity - but we experienced this on the other side of the island a few days later as well (because of the raining-season). when we are on vacation it is important to us, that we feel welcome and save. and... More

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Seoul, South Korea, Asia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service,amazing location,dedicated staff. This was my first time to Boracay and it was an awesome experience! I plan on staying at Reef Retreat for the next time I visit. If you are looking for a great affordable place to stay, right next to the beach you dont need to look anymore.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean and nice rooms with perfect location for kitesurfers on Bulabog beach! Air condition and fridge. We could just step out on the balcony to see if there was enough wind in the mornings. Perfect! Walking distance to everything you need. Kite center next door for storage. Very helpful personnel.

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windsurffun, Owner at Reef Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are really happy that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back at Reef Retreat very soon More

Leeds
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thought I would write a review as we have just spent two weeks at the Reef Retreat. Overall we did enjoy our stay, we originally booked the double room but upgraded to the suite as we required use of a kitchen. This resort has the potential to be excellent but a few things in our opinion did let it... More

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windsurffun, Owner at Reef Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback on your stay here. We always appreciate your comments as this helps us to improve the service that we offer our guests. Your suggestion about individual safes in the room is something we have been discussing and will now implement this soon. Regards to the free internet service that we offer, this is... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I am a seasoned traveller. I live out of a suitcase because my career demands it. I stay in varied accommodation 75 to sometimes over 100 nights a year, from 5 star hotel suites to sleeping bags in a tent, or less... I know hotels. The location cannot be better. It's right on the beach. You walk through a kite-surf... More

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windsurffun, Owner at Reef Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, although we do find it rather strange that you have waited 5 months to write your review and as you mention in your review, you spend most of your life in hotels, and would have stayed in numerous other hotels in the time since staying at Reef Retreat? Secondly, I had a conversation with you... More

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Reef Retreat is a great place to stay - it's located on Bulabog Beach which is nice and quiet, yet walking distance (about 15 mins) to the main D'Mall / White Beach area. We stayed for 7 nights in a 1-bedroom suite with an adjoining room, so it was pretty much a 2-bedroom apartment with a kitchen, living area and... More

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windsurffun, Owner at Reef Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words regarding your Stay at Reef Retreat. We are so pleased that you had an amazing time here and that we made this possible for you We hope you will come back soon More

New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Great place to stay if you're looking for a place near Bulabog (the beach is right across) or if you want to avoid the noise and crowd of the main beach. I had a nice, comfy bed in a clean room that had more than enough space. WiFi was spotty, but they did warn us about this early on. They... More

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windsurffun, Owner at Reef Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are always happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that our staff were always very helpful We hope to welcome you back to Reef Retreat soon More

Stockholm, Sweden
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This hotel is located on Bulabog Beach. This beach is not super swim and sunbathe friendly (mostly for kitesurfers) but the hotel has a nice view over the ocean. If you walk 10 minutes across the island you will come to White Beach (just between station 1 and 2). Walking for 15 minutes takes you to D Mall and all... More

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windsurffun, Owner at Reef Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on your stay. We are very happy thay you enjoyed your visit and we hope you will return again soon More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

A beautiful hotel located near the kite surfer area. Quiet and serene surroundings. Short walk to D-Mall and the white sand beach area where the bars and restaurants are. Each day the hotel staff would clean the rooms and provide daily artistic towel images on the bed in the shape of swan, elephant etc. Only negative was the wifi service... More

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windsurffun, Owner at Reef Retreat Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of Reef Retreat, we are so happy that you had an fabulous stay with us. We have just started an account with a new internet supplier, so we hope that the internet problems are now fixed. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

If you'll go to surf in Boracay, Reef Retreat is a very nice place for staying. If you don't like activities, you can stay there because price for room not expensive, but you need to go to another beach by foot about 10 min.

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Thank you for your review, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay at Reef Retreat and look forward to welcoming you back for future visits More

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Address: Bulabog Beach, 5608, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Boracay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Reef Retreat Resort 3*
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Located on Bulabog beach, Boracay, Reef Retreat is the ideal place to stay for windsurfers, kite boarders or those looking for a quiet place away from White Beach but is still within easy walking distance of D' Mall and boat station 1 on White Beach. Surrounded by lush tropical gardens all rooms are deluxe with attention to detail and are furnished with a native touch. Hammocks are located in the gardens for chill out time. ... more   less 
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