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Abaca Boutique Resort

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Punta Engano Road, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so lucky to spend 5 days at Abaca Resort in July 2015. The food was out of this world-- with fresh ingredients sourced from farms and vendors all across the Philippines. The other restaurants operated by the same chef -- Patrick McCarthy -- in Cebu City were also outstanding. The room -- Ocean View suite -- was by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unbelievable service! The staff at the Abaca is second to none; Redel, Albert, Anthony, Jessa and the entire team (I'm sorry not to recall everyone's names) went beyond the call of duty to ensure my wife and I had an incredible service. I have a gluten allergy and the staff searched throughout Cebu to find gluten free products for me.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tossed up going with Abaca due to the price, however were not disappointed. It was worth every cent and then some! We emailed for availability and were told that they had a discounted price for the wet season, even extending this for two days for our stay. It didn't rain at all and was the most amazing service we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I went here for 4 days in late December, 20th to 24th. It was easily the best service I have ever received in a boutique. The options when venturing out are great but honestly just relaxing here in the cabana eating delicious food and lovely drinks was perfect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed there recently with my family for the annual endurance race. 1. Location Resort is conveniently located 20 minutes from the airport and along the stretch shared with Shangri-la, Movenpick etc. Despite the event held at Shangri-la, the commute to/fro was very easy with the provision of a service car. Walking took 10-15 mins under shade for most parts. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous boutique hotel with excellent restaurant. Wonderful staff, great rooms, tranquil setting, great food. Recommend taking a boat to go snorkelling or scuba diving. We stayed in the villa rooms which were beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The management team, and staff made the entire experience. We had such a wonderful time and would definitely recommend Abaca to everyone we know. The Philippines is a such a beautiful place - but the people at Abaca are truly what make it a remarkable experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Nothing negative about this place. There is no reception but you have the ultimate convenience of having a personal butler. Rooms are very spacious and clean. Service is best and almost incomparable. Your wish is their command. Our dining experience in their resto was good but not eye popping. Maybe our palates were seeking something else since we found their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Service was excellent. They have a 24hour service. They have gone out their way to accommodate your needs. Food was exquisite. You can have your breakfast delivered to your room every morning. Very private and not crowded. Had a very relaxing time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The service from all the staff members we met at Abaca (and even those we only communicated with via email) was excellent. They truly could not do more to make our stay the best it could be. We left a camera there and they kindly communicated with our travel agent to arrange for it to be collected. The food is... More 

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