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Simon's Viewpoint Inn

Batad, Iloilo Province 3601, Philippines
Simon's Viewpoint Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The rooms are clear and super simple. We stayed there for 2nights. You have to pay for hot shower and charge your phone/camera etc. It looks like some construction work was stopped some time ago and the amphitheater view is slightly "damaged" by concrete pillars when looking from the room's window. The view is still nice though. The food is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Spent 3 days, 2 nights in Batad. Didn't stay here but ate here more than in other restaurants. All restaurants there basically serve the same food; they just vary in price and quanity. Simon's offers the best value for money for the same kind of food found in other restaurants (Rita's and Hillside Inn, among others). I recommend Simon's rice.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Simple room. Clean, great view. 200pp. Shared shower/toilet - hot water. Food is great and they serve a solid pizza! Portion sizes are very good. Spacious lodge and quite airy - the rooms although small, are light. Great staff.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The inn is not a luxury place but you are in the middle of now where and shouldnt expect anything fancy. It has toilets (bring your on toiletpaper) which are clean, facilities to wash and sit down. The food is good home made filipino cuisine and the local rice is to die for. We had lunch and enjoyed the view.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Nothing great about this inn, but the same could be said about other hillside inns as well. Given the nature of this destination (rural and isolated)--don't expect any 5-star hotel ambiance and service. Everything is basic from the rooms to the food. Food may be priced higher than expected because of obvious logistics concerns. Rooms are small, just good enough... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Only the two of us in the hotel. Worth every 200 peso/pax. Beautiful view, probably the best in Batad. Hot water, lots of quiet, very good food, very friendly staff and nice family. Clean and simple food, good mattress and pillows. Quiet, but it was low season! We played guitar with the staff at night and had a peaceful evening!... More 

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Pardesia Israel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

We , a family of four, stayed here for a night. In the morning someone stole quite a bit of money and my husbands credit cards. After filing a complaint with the banaue police station, they found some of our money. Turns out it was the son of Simon, the owner, who stole the money!! And it wasn't the first... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at Simon's Inn as a couple for two nights during June 2013. The inn sits on the hillside above the village of Batad with amazing views across the rice terraces. It's a long, hot and steep walk there. We planned on walking all the way from Banuae but were very glad we took a tricycle to the junction... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Once you've dealt with all the steps that take you to Batad stay here! Simon's guesthouse has amazing view and loads of space to sit and enjoy the scenery and food. An extensive menu which is well worth sampling. Rooms are comfortable and clean. Highly recommended.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

The worst kind service i have experienced in my whole life.Discorteous arrogant waitress(,the daughter in law of the owner)..I ordered food,she delivered the wrong one but since she's busy attending the others she made a scene by debating with me as costumer insisting to accept what she had served or else she'll take it back but will require me to... More 

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