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5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Barrio San Isidro | San Fernando, 6018, Philippines
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Pulchra
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Ranked #13 of 190 Hotels in Cebu Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Las Vegas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Very beautiful resort. Friendly and very-attentive staff. Loved the experience. Only downside, it's a bit pricey. Other than that, I loved my stay here.

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London/Cebu/Hong Kong
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2010

Pulchra is half owned by a Japanese person and you can tell, compared to 90% of the resorts in Cebu its great, unfortunately to get anything close to 3/4 stars you have to really pay for it, its odd, everything else in Cebu/Visayas region is dirt cheap but almost anything classed as high end is really overpriced for what it... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2009

We moved here after being at Las Flores - which we highly disliked (for some reason ranked #1 on trip advisor for Cebu). We had to book a pool villa since that was the only room available - which was fine - I have always wanted to stay in one and this was the perfect excuse. I was pleasantly surprised... More 

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London
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2008

Pulchra looks lovely. Set apart from the grinding poverty of Cebu and the Philippines in general, with a landscaped piece of beach and small lagoon, you can glance over the retaining wall on one side to see what the beach would look like without this - a bit squalid. The hotel itself is reasonably new and the villa we stayed... More 

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Japan
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2007

The Pulchra is a great getaway resort in a honeymoon type setting. Its ideal for couples and potentially families. There are only 37 rooms in total. I recommend spending more and getting a villa with a private pool. I was impressed by the number of activities and restaurants they have considering the small number of rooms. The food is fair... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2006

Outstanding resort of 40 villas with private pools. Lovely landscaping. Even a full capacity, the resort seems very quiet and relaxing. Most people stay in their villas, so bars and restaurants are usually quiet. Beach was disappointing. Sand is sharp, water is rocky and murky, but our private pool/waterfall was so nice we soon forgot about the beach. Food was... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2006

Top class 5 star resort; beautiful swimming pool, nice beach, brand new spa, very friendly and helpful staff, perfect food in several restaurants. Four Seasons / Ritz Carlton level. Private houses are beautiful with a private swimmingpool.

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Additional Information about Pulchra

Address: Barrio San Isidro | San Fernando, 6018, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Pulchra 5*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Pulchra Resort Cebu
Pulchra Hotel Cebu
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Cebu Island
#4 Luxury Hotel in Cebu Island
#7 Spa Hotel in Cebu Island

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