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Antulang Peninsula | Tambobo Bay , Antulang, Dumaguete City, Philippines
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Kookoo's Nest
Ranked #4 of 41 Dumaguete City B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bordeaux, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach is just wonderfull, with an amazing snorkeling spot. They have native style accomodation, and the best restaurant in Dumaguete area. They have all kind of food, from local kinilaw to burger or chicken ceasar salad... And all are very good. They even smoke their fish and ham... For me the very best place around dumaguete to stay, and... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Such a relaxing place to be in. The drive was a bit long and bumpy but when you get to the place, it's definitely worth it. Would love to stay for the weekend. Will definitely recommend this place to others.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We spent a week in Kookoo's nest and could have stayed a month longer. It was super, everything one could expect. The bamboo huts are great, the fresh water from the shower an absolute delight. The owners, Nikkie and Jamie, run a great place in a relaxed and charming manner, great hosts. It is a place that makes you think,... More

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Skagway, Alaska
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I stayed there with my 2 year old and her dad. It was safe, great accessibility to deeper water, great food with many options. The room was perfect and our hosts were accommodating. I would stay there for months if they allowed it!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The last 15 k's are rough dirt road. However, I had heard good reviews so arrived with high hopes. Perhaps it was the weather... But our stay was not as we expected. First, the restaurant service was very slow (no customers) and the food was indeed very average, despite what we had been led to expect. Menu choices were limited... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I stayed in Kookoo’s Nest 4 nights with my family. The detail is as follows. It took approximately one hour and 30 minutes that I got to KooKoo’s nest from Dumaguete airport. At the first half, the car ran on the paved road, at the latter half, the car ran on the dirty road. The transportation rate was 1150peso, but... More

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Seoul, South Korea
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

My Family stayed at Kookoo’s Nest for 7 nights during my son’s school spring break. We were told about Kookoo’s Nest by a friend who stayed there several years ago. Jamie is a Dive Master and prior to our arrival had arranged for our Open Water Certification training. He takes the training very serious and it took 4 whole days... More

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Queen Charlotte
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193 reviews 193 reviews
82 hotel reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This is an absolutely perfect example of what it is. If you're looking for inexpensive huts made of native materials situated on a nice stretch of private beach with warm days, quiet starry nights, decent snorkeling, a good dive operation, and 5-star food, this would be it. Add a remarkably good and varied library featuring real literature instead of the... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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26 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

A little strange to locate this place in Dumaguete city because its a 42 km ride from there and a challaging one for the last part. The 107 stairs and you will arrive on a beautiful beach along wich 4 houses are built with natural elements like nipa palm. Beautiful and very well constructed half open buildings with confortable beds.... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We found Nikki and Jamie through friend of a friend. We spent 10 nights with them from 17th to 27th December 2013. We are a Brit family of 4. It was just fab. The other reviews (apart from 2 fruitcakes) kind of say it all. Setting is awesome - an average sunset with margarita, see below. Nikki and her wonderful... More

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Address: Antulang Peninsula | Tambobo Bay , Antulang, Dumaguete City, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Negros Island > Dumaguete City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6

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