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Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao

3.5 of 5
Lanang, Davao City, Mindanao 8000 , Philippines
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Makati, Philippines
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The old and historical wings of WIHD blends appropriately with the new structures and improved landscaping in the property. However there is need for greater professionalism of the front line guest facilitators. These front liners should put behind their personal opinions when dealing with guests and refrain from making side comments and comments that brush aside legitimate concerns and queries... More 

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Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is nice but amenities and rooms are pretty much old. Their beach is grey. The food is great. The hotel has a nice location which is near lot of restaurants. Their wifi is great. The room is very affordable. I just had to wait a long time for my check in because my room was not available I... More 

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San Pedro, Philippines
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When I am in Davao I prefer to stay at Seda or any hotel near a mall. Due to personal reasons I opted to stay in Waterfront last April 9 -11. Food: Buffet choices was okay. I loved the breakfast and lunch though I have not tried having dinner here as I sleep early during my stay. The pizza bar... More 

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April 16, 2015 TulogBoyExtraRice , San Pedro, Philippines Dear Valued Guest: Warm greetings from Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao! On behalf of the Management and staff of Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao, we wish to express our deepest gratitude for commending our hotel. Serving customers like you is a reward in itself. Receiving positive feedback from valued guests reaffirms our commitment to... More 

Hong Kong, China
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18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been staying in this hotel since the early 80s, when it was still called Davao Insular Hotel, this was the meeting place of businessmen and was the most decent hotel, good location, near the airport, by the beach, it was a beautiful hotel. When I stayed here a few days ago, the location is still good, truly brought... More 

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April 16, 2015 711traveller , Hong Kong, China Dear Valued Guest: Warm greetings from Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao! On behalf of the Management and staff of Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao, we wish to express our deepest gratitude for commending our hotel. Serving customers like you is a reward in itself. Receiving positive feedback from valued guests reaffirms our commitment to... More 

Calamba, Philippines
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent family vacation hotel. Nice and friendly staff. Location very near samal island ferry transfers, jacks ridge and sm lanang. View of the beach and the sky is such a relief from everyday stress from work and responsibilities.

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April 16, 2015 Jaime B , Calamba, Philippines Dear Valued Guest: Warm greetings from Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao! On behalf of the Management and staff of Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao, we wish to thank you for commending our hotel and staff. Serving customers like you is a reward in itself. Receiving positive feedback from valued guests reaffirms our commitment to... More 

Kingdom of Duterte
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best to stay here if you want a beach, pool, and yummy resto / bar in one location :) Awesome resort vibe! Good rooms, great service, best food! Location is also great~ near airport, malls and downtown spots.

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April 13, 2015 cutieissa Dear Valued Guest: Warm greetings from Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao! On behalf of the Management and staff of Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao, we wish to thank you for commending our hotel. Serving customers like you is a reward in itself. Receiving positive feedback from valued guests reaffirms our commitment to continuously exceed guests' expectations. Thank you... More 

West Covina, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend Insular Waterfront Hotel for Best Hospitality, Great food and service, view and location. Exceptional service on dining (buffet)... GREAT SERVICE, GREAT FOOD & GREAT HOSPITALITY We joined the Medical mission and stayed at your hotel with great satisfaction...DAVID PREWITT & ROSARIO DINO

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April 8, 2015 DAVID PREWITT & ROSARIO DINO West Covina, California Dear Valued Guest: Warm greetings from Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao! On behalf of the Management and staff of Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao, we wish to thank you for commending our hotel. Serving customers like you is a reward in itself. Receiving positive feedback from valued guests reaffirms our commitment... More 

Paranaque
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the latest of many previous stays at the hotel. As usual, the staff was very helpful in every way for all needs. The facility is very well kept and the wide open spacious areas are very nice for strolling and enjoying the surroundings. Restaurants are top notch and all food we enjoyed was fresh and obviously prepared by... More 

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April 8, 2015 Bell G , Paranaque Dear Valued Guest: Warm greetings from Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao! On behalf of the Management and staff of Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao, we wish to express our deepest gratitude for commending our hotel. On the other hand, we wish to apologize for confusion in your preference in bed type. With these, please be... More 

Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the place is really superb, but the bed cover had blood drop stain(rm263), then front desk happen to get confused with billing instruction, other than that, it's great. it's undergoing some improvement at the back, and food is somewhat pricey.

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April 8, 2015 Bernadette C , Cagayan de Oro, Philippines Dear Valued Guest: Warm greetings from Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao! On behalf of the Management and staff of Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao, we wish to express our deepest gratitude for commending our hotel. On the other hand, we wish to apologize for the inconveniences you have experienced during your stay.... More 

Davao City, Philippines
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were checked-in to your hotel twicethis year already, but we have unfortunately experienced transferring to another room in both occasions due to same complain/problem as well... our deluxe premiere rooms has defective aircon units. it was very hassle for us since to unpacked then packed again. please fix.

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April 8, 2015 Van Carlo T , Davao City, Philippines Dear Valued Guest: Warm greetings from Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao! On behalf of the Management and staff of Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao, we wish to express our deepest gratitude for commending our hotel. On the other hand, we wish to apologize for the inconveniences you have experienced during your stay.... More 

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