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South Sea Resort

Bantayan, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Manila, Philippines
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50 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Arrived to discover a sleepy security guard, who, having looked bemused as 2 quite obvious tourists strolled towards the 'resort', proceeded to advise the 'resort' had closed down some months previously. We had paid in full (albeit only $25) for 1 night's stay, and noted that several sites including Agoda (where we had made the booking) were continuing to show... More 

7 Thank Derbal
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Good pool, clean rooms and a reasonable price. There's also a cracking vodka bar attached to it that is criminally underused. Points docked for the air conditioning not working properly in our room, it seemed to be stuck at 25% of coolness. Stay away from c2 and you'll be good, our friends stayed 2 down and their aircon worked fine.

Thank KennyG78
Sarasota, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We just spent a weekend at South Sea Resort and found the resort to be a great value and beautiful place. Everything about it was first class and well mainatained. However, unless you like brown murky water like the Barnegat Bay in NJ, I recommend you stick to Sarasota or other gulf beach towns that have gorgeous water.

Thank louis r
Perth, Australia
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53 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Yes this place has seen better days but it is comfortable and clean and has everything you need. The pool is nice and the staff are friendly. The rooms are nice and the location is quiet. There is a really nice bar at the front of this property too. The only downside is the location as it is a bit... More 

Thank Nod069
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Hotel has seen better days but staff was friendly and food was awesome and the location is beautiful.Only negative comments would be if the mineral deposits in the shower enclosure were removed the bathroom would look much better.

1 Thank Paul J
San Francisco, California, United States
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

after reading several other reviews here i must agree that this place has seen better days. while the desk staff is quite friendly, the restaurant staff was not so. i ate there twice and both times they gave me a full menu and then when i had decided what i wanted the response was... "i'm sorry we don't have that"... More 

Thank Mark B

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Takatsuki, Japan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

we visited for study at siliman university... we met very friendly, cute n kind staff !!! I'd like to go here soon :) this hotel face to the sea...n near Siliman beach ! we enjoyed swimming... they have a nice pool :) i also like it. at room n street, u'll feel philippines :)

Thank yucacoy
Iloilo City, Philippines
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24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012 via mobile

We had several seminars in Dumaguete in Southsea and the rooms are clean, food is delicious especially the seafoods. This place is memorable for me because I had an accident at their beach. I slipped and fell amd hit my head at the stairs leading to the beach. Good thing the hotel staff brought me to the hospital

1 Thank Nairavi
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43 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

This place must have been quite nice in its former glory but that is no longer the case. Me and my husband checked the place out thinking that we could stay here for two nights. But upon looking closer, it was dirty. The room was dusty and had a worn feeling to it. There were holes in the screen too.... More 

1 Thank katmachine
Dumaguete City, Philippines
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40 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

If you need to think and relax, this is the place to go. It's remote so naturally it's quiet, away from all pollution. You can stay there just for that. Pool is nice, too. It's an old resort so don't expect much. I've been going there since I was a kid. In the past year, the food is still good... More 

3 Thank Daphnie-D
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