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Marju Krisel

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Marju Krisel
Ranked #2 of 9 Hotels in Samar Island
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Burlington, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

By far the best place to be in calgayog. The ceriaco is nice but costly. Staff is excellant and the pool clean. food is good but gets boring after a long stay. Although close to lots of good restaurants.

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Mesa, Arizona
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The room and the service were ok but they would not accept credit cards. I paid around PHP 3,000 per night and would not recommend to travel with a lot of cash in your pocket in a country like the Philippines. The pool was crowded with guests from outside and we felt like in a cage. You have to pay... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Their rooms are a jawdropping cheap cost. The rooms cost from 250-2000.00 per night. They also has swimming pool and you can also go kayaking. If you are renting their rooms you do not need to pay for the entrance to the pool and if you are an outsider then you need to pay 50.00 plus 100.00 for the cottage.... More 

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Namur, Belgium
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159 reviews 159 reviews
72 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We have been many times guests at Marju, but this time we found it not so good anymore. Sure the rooms are still good value (1100 php for room 6 in the court) and the service is caring. But the pool's cleanliness really was not good, as if the filtration system was not working. Also the restaurant food was so-so... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Having viewed other travellers comments, I chose Marju Krisel over the Ciriaco hotel in Calbayog for my first couple of nights. I was a first time visitor to the region having travelled from London and was wanting somewhere pre-booked. The 1500 pesos a night for room 37 was reasonable but I found it a rude awakening to learn the hotel... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
52 hotel reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights, the room was lovely, very clean, big and modern with aircon, cable tv and wifi. There is a range of rooms to suit all budgets. The resort is very quiet with a large swimming pool and excellent restaurant, which is very reasonable. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The resort is on the river,... More 

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Cannes, France
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Our friend recommended us Marju Krisel and although we have passed it countless times, we have never been staying here before. Now we thought we give it a try and we do not regret it. As soon as our Grand Tours van turned in from the gates, there were two guys carrying our bags to the reception. In the reception... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This property,has an excellent restaurant with delicious food at reasonable,prices. Rooms average but reasonably maintained. Swimming pool had a lot,of dirt in one section. Good ambience although located a few kilometres out of town. Compared with what is available in Calbayog this hotel is a good choice.

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San Juan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

the staff very polite, the lady in the tiny office (such a tiny weeny place they dont even have a decent lobby) if i remember right her name is Myrna, she's very gracious host. The staff very helpful too. All our bags left in her office while we run off (we arrived quite early at the crack of dawn). when... More 

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Gosford, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

I stayed 18 Nights at this hotel and found that room was big, cool, food great, pool very good, service excellent. It is located out of the city, next to a river. Transport on shared trike was Php10. everything about the pace was great. They were still doing some building work and this did not become an issue.

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Address: Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Samar Island
Number of rooms: 320
Also Known As:
Marju Krisel Hotel Samar Island

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