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Johan's Beach Resort

Midway Baloy Long Beach | Barrio Barretto, Olongapo, Luzon 2200 , Philippines
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Johan's Beach Resort
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Ranked #6 of 16 Hotels in Olongapo
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had lunch with friends,great value for money and an even greater selection of European beers, I went there to inquire about doing some diving as there are lots of wrecks in the bay thanks to the Japanese bombers. As for the diving I think I will give it a miss at Subic as the beach is filthy with used nappies... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for a place to stay and dive the wrecks of Subic Bay, look no further. Johan's was the first week of a one month dive tour through SE Asia.  As a dive professional and business owner, Johan's met and exceeded all expectations I could have had from a dive centre. Although I always bring and dive my... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this hotel is a great place to get away from the rat race. You can just sit and unwind or go for long walks on the beach swimming is great! room we had was a stranded air con it was clean but you have to pay for TV as an extra. Staff was helpful and food was well priced the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a paying customer, i expect to be treated atleast decently. But you cant get that in this resort, the Service is terrible, staff are arrogant. They will frown, make faces and sarcasticaly answer your queries. Waited for decades for our food and other requests. No TV, the one in the room is just for display. When theres no... More 

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JohanDeSadeleir, Owner at Johan's Beach Resort, responded to this review

We answered some of your comments in previous reviews, would you be one of the customers who try to get an extra person in the room without paying and bringing your own foods in the restaurant? A frown (also known as a scowl) is a facial expression in which the eyebrows are brought together, and the forehead is wrinkled, usually... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

we only stay here for a night. parking space in front of the resort has a urine smell. customer service is very poor. you need to have a lot of patience if you are not a foreigner. they even have the guts to stare back at you. the waiters in the restaurant are always out of sight! television has an... More 

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JohanDeSadeleir, Owner at Johan's Beach Resort, responded to this review

I think you mean mineral water by saying house water, this has to be paid because it is not faucet water but delivered mineral safe to drink water which we have to pay, cool end serve for P25.00 Lot's of our guests do not need a TV so they do not have to pay the P50.00 a day so we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

do not go here!!!! poorest customer service. house water that is worth 25 pesos? wow! isnt it supposed to be free. everything has a charge, from the cable that's worth 50 pesos. the moment we arrived, the staff were not accomodating, we ate dinner and we waited for an hour for our food! DO NOT GO HERE

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JohanDeSadeleir, Owner at Johan's Beach Resort, responded to this review

We have parking space for three cars and several motorbikes in front of our bar, we keep this place as clean as we can but can't avoid dogs and cats passing by to do there duties outside the resort at the parking space. This is cleaned every day but not every hour. We serve everybody at the restaurant at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

we recently stayed at Johans so that I could get my girlfriend open water certified. I normally do not stay in budget hotels, but decided to give it a try. The rooms are in much need up renovations, but the view and the beach compensated for the rooms in that you spend very little time in the room. If you... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

You get what you pay for and some. The staff are excellent, knowledgeable and assist where ever possible 24/7 I kid you not. My room was clean, aircon, flat screen TV with fox channels (very cheap daily rate) Free wifi and 3 CPU with internet connection for guests use. Okay, the internet connection was not fabulous but I made do... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Great location right on the beach, accommodation is a little basic, but clean and comfortable. The dive centre is great with daily dives to the wrecks around the bay. The restaurant and bar are great, the restaurant has an extensive menu at reasonable rates. The bar is good with friendly fun staff. This is one of my favourite places in... More 

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Boca Chica, Dominican Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Well, everybody looks from his/her angle... I suffered as well as one commentator" : it was a nightmare getting to the resort from the main road. Potholes filled with water and mud everywhere. The road from the main road down to the resort was a nightmare to travel by "tricycle". Very bumpy and you were never sure if you would... More 

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