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La Residencia Al Mar

Rizal Boulevard, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cebu City, Philippines
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is right smack in the. Idle of the heart of Dumaguete. Right in front of the picturesque boulevard, and a stone's throw away from dumaguete's well know resto Sansrival. I love the way this place reminds me of a log cabin with a touch of old world feel. Rustic, quaint, and very romantic. Stayed here with my family... More 

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Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a couple of nights here with friends after staying in Siquijor. We took the rooms out the front looking across the water which was worth the extra as it was nice to sit out on the albeit small, balcony in the evenings for sundowners and watch the place come to life. It's well positioned being close to town... More 

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Manila, Manila, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location is fantastic. You wont miss ferry trips because near the dumaguete port. The restaurants and bars are very close (catalina street). Room. Too small. Hallways are very hot. Airconditioning takes time to cool room. You have to leave key to to make to keep aircon running to cool place and just ask housekeeping to open the door when you... More 

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Helsinki
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Al Mar is situated beside the Rizal Avenue where is the sea on other side and restaurants and bars on other. The Seaport is in walking distance same the city center on Real street. Hotel is beautiful two floor building with balconies on the sea side. The room was comfortable and not too small. Breakfast in the downstair restaurant tasty.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Noise everywhere...there is basically no sound insulation. You can hear the street noise obviously, and it's loud with all the traffic going on, but the worse is certainly the terrible karaoke next-door.. man these people should find another thing to do, they are so bad ! Room is decent, bathroom is borderline acceptable and service is subpar... arriving from coco... More 

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Mandaluyong
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This hotel is Centrally located in Dumaguete. It is near restaurants (walking distance to the House of Sans Rival) Some said that it was too noisy here. Honestly i didnt hear any noise and our room was just beside the road. The rooms are of a comfortable size. The beds were comfortable. The room we got did not have breakfast... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We planned a 3 night stay at this hotel, but left after just one night. The location is good, architecture is nice, but the noise.. We spent much of this one night listening to the very untalented singers at the karaoke bar near to the hotel. Having a one year old child to care for, we moved to a more... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I booked an Executive room facing the ocean thinking that it's really executive :) What a mistake! It overlooks a very busy and very noisy street full of tri-cycles (the only trasport in the city). Curtains had smudges of black in them. A wooden and very small room. I cancelled the same day and left!

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Manila
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Location is great! The hotel is right in front of the sea 'with its beautiful sunrise'. Other than this, the hotel is terrible. 1. Small room. Little space to move about. No table even for your lap top. 2. Small bathroom. Always wet, because there is very little 'covering' between shower room and the other part of the bathroom. 3.... More 

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St. George, Utah
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53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The hotel is right in the middle of the seaside walk way. Very clean and safe. You feel you are in a classy hotel. Price is excellent for central location. The bar and restaurant are low cost. Friendly check in desk. Very important. Privacy. Enjoy Dumaguete!! Wonderful city.

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