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Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   Lanang, Davao City, Mindanao 8000 , Philippines
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bacolod, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good location, clean, friendly staff Clean and comfortable rooms. Nice view and swimming pool. Service crew are polite and accommodating. Food is good. Security service is also good. Accessible or relatively near to shopping areas.

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Davao del Sur Province, Philippines
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is not only old but it's staff is also weird, lazy and ill-equipped. Check-in time is at noon and check-out is at 2pm, standard for all hotels anywhere in the world, I assume. But how is it that when we requested to be transferred to another room on Day 2, they told us that our new room is... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rude staff and unfriendly management. This place should be avoided at all cost. Prices and product discriptions are very misleading. For example a beer at the pool that would normally cost you 50 pesto will cost you 120 pesos but then when you get the bill you will find that you have been charged 230 pesos per beer.(l have a... More

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FritzieDulla, Administrative Assistant - Executive Office at Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao, responded to this review

Dear Mr. James Sedgley, Greetings from Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao! Thank you for sharing your valuable feedback regarding your unpleasant service in our hotel. I can understand the inconvenience and disappointment you must have experienced because of this. Rest assured that we will endeavor to implement corrective measures to improve / rectify our services to avoid similar occurrences in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for a wedding, was very happy. The customer service was great and all the staff cared to ask about your stay and asked for feedback. Very friendly, accommodating, and organised. I got a the twin share room, was clean, aircon, had a small fridge, and complementary tea coffee and toiletries. Free WiFi was fine and worked well... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good value bed and breakfast. But reeks of old sewage system. Dinner and lunch buffet poor value -over salted, lacking tender fiber and cloyingly sweet confections. Better take taxi out to lunch and dinner.

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Manila, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I spent a night here with a friend to attend a friend's wedding in Davao. The room furniture needs updating but the sheets are quite new and the room is well maintained. The breakfast buffet is superb with several selections. The pool is also not so bad. It can get a bit crowded, but its very picturesque. The hotel is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I was delighted to stay at this property. The staff of the hotel seemed to be very respectful and courteous to all of the guests. I have received similar feedback from other hotel guests during my stay. The meals at the buffet were great.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Checked in overnight for some much needed R&R. Went swimming in the pool in the afternoon and was disgusted to see molds building up in between the tiles. Really filthy and unsanitary that we immediately got out and never went swimming again after that. We got the standard room for 2, with twin bed. The paints on the center table... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Stayed in this hotel for a month. All the staff were so nice and we received excellent service on our entire stay. The buffet breakfast is awesome, great selections! The rooms just need updating in all furnitures and fixtures and bathrooms. We'll definitely stay again in this hotel on our next holiday!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

As always..Good service. Every time i traveled to the Philippines I need a peaceful surroundings or place to sleep after a long trip.I always choose this hotel because it is perfect for me..Its a bit expensive but what can i ask for,they have swimming pool,wide/clean/green garden and when you wake up in the morning the ultimate good breakfast and smiling... More

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Address: Lanang, Davao City, Mindanao 8000 , Philippines
Location: Philippines > Mindanao > Davao del Sur Province > Davao City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Waterfront Insular Resort Davao
Davao Waterfront Insular Hotel
Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao Davao City

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