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The Oriental Hotel Leyte

Baras, Palo, Palo, Leyte Province 6501, Philippines
The Oriental Hotel Leyte
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Palo Leyte is where my Mom's hometown is. Oriental Hotel used to be McArthur resort and got old already because of time. They brought the place back to life by building a new 5 star resort, a gem in Palo but sadly was immediately taken away by Typhoon Hainan (aka Yolanda). Taking you back to its beautiful time the hotel... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Yes Nov 8th the morning Yolanda hit I survived the storm surge by clinging to the towel rack above the toilet in the cr I had about 2 inches of airspace at the top of the room when the waves went out this went on for about an hour. After the storm the staff took care of the guests in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Right now for this one, I thought the food was great and quite a large variety of choices, and great filipino cruise which I really enjoyed. it has good wireless internet and it is free which impresses me. Thats the good bitsHowever I felt the rooms were not as clean as they could be , the shower floor felt slippery... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Having spent some time at the Oriental Legazpi, I chose to stay at the Oriental Leyte when I had to go to Tacloban. It is right beside MacArthur Park, the beach where Gen. Douglas MacArthur landed when he returned to the Philippines during the second world war. Although it is just fifteen minutes from downtown Tacloban, the hotel is in... More 

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Ponoka, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We spent my holiday in this hotel with there best room. We love the porch ,overviewing the beach nice comfortable bed ,clean room ,clean washroom ,clean beddings ,...Wi-Fi . aircon was good.There was just a annoying smell of our room ! paint .Paint smell is not very good for my health .I just wish management take consideration with there customers... More 

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We went there last August. Though Tacloban Airport is not that pleasing to the eye, the Oriental Hotel is over-all well furnished. We arrived hours before the regular check-in time and the frontdesk staff told us to wait for a couple of minutes to prepare the available rooms. After 3 minutes or so, we were accompanied by the staff to... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

My first choice hotel which The Oriental Hotel Palo Leyte is good looking outside but once I get to my room steel good, clean. but the problem is when I get to my room where the put me is very hot. Aircon stay on fan never get cold they even send the maintenance but still no changes. so early morning... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I was here last year and there were still constructions going on because they just opened. So my review last year had some allowances and understanding. I came to the city again and for lack of nicer hotel, we checked in here again, upon checking in, we were greeted by the front desk staff and given a room all the... More 

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Tacloban
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Very nice place for a get away. Right on the beach!!!! Clean comfortable rooms. Good food - Philippine and western. Nice pool - but it was being rebuilt when we were there. Easy access from Tacloban airport. Easy access to the local monuments.

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Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

We went to tacloban for a convention and this was our hotel. It was spacious and open, it was next to the beach. It was okay, the problem i had was in the wifi. In our room, there was low signal of globe/wifi. It was inconvenient because I google a lot of stuff and so I had to get out... More 

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