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The Little Surfmaid Resort

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170 Urbiztondo | San Juan, Luzon 2514, Philippines
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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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Taguig
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Well its an old hotel, no complimentary breakfast just the room. My wife and I stayed in room 9, its located at the 3rd floor. The room was big but the downside of it was the aircon can't support the room size we requested for a fan, good thing they had an extra fan we could use. However the bathroom... More 

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

(April 1, 2015) We stayed here just before Holy Week where it usually gets busy. And unlike the neighboring hotels, Little Surfmaid is a bit quiet and empty, which is good on our part as we are trying to get away from the noise and crowd anyway and are not interested in surfing. The place in general needs a little... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We stayed at the resort for three weeks in January, and loved every minute of it: the location, the room with a view directly to the ocean and to the surfers, and the extremely friendly and service minded staff. As Danes we can testify to the high quality of the restaurant’s “frikadeller” – a traditional Danish dish. The kitchen also... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Terrible hotel policy and old. 3PM check-in time that's funny hahaha for the price and the accomodation is OLD.. As if the resort is a 4 star hotel hehehe not even close to 3 star. Beware. There are same hotel or resort in urbiztondo - overpriced and the service is not good. Most la-union service crews are not as friendly... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Arrived around midnight without a reservation. Good thing they have a 24/7 reception service. The room was terrible though, and expensive. Damp, ants all over the place and noisy in the morning. Also no good functioning WIFi. Master card payment did not work, because the hotel experienced a malfunction. Can't believe this hotel advertises with a trip advisor certificate of... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We stayed for a night on the way up north to break the trip. For its cost I think this is ok value. I would agree with other comments that it is looking a little rundown. Also, and this seems to be a theme for our holidays in the Phillipines, a few menu items weren't available. Postives are that the... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Its Called a resort. Its not a resort. Poor rooms internet did not Work. Everything was old. 7 am some competition was going on mening Music and noise nobody told os about that. Nothing do at the hotel or around the hotel is you not surf. Way to expensive. Can't sat anything Nice... Sorry. Travelers Award. Thats must be Joke... More 

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hong kong
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We, a family of 4, stayed here for 4 nights. Following the review offered in the Lonely Planet, we were a little disappointed to find the hotel a little run down. Positives: - decent food - good prices - good location - great view for the 2 rooms facing the beach - friendly restaurant staff Negatives: - old, noisy air... More 

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North
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

First of all location of this property is very good. Recommend the rooms with balcony. Surf break as your face the beach is right to left...rough coral just before the drop so feet boots are needed to avoid cuts. The staff was very good. Daily room water allocation as an established Asian custom was NOT provided nor was coffee was... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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77 reviews 77 reviews
37 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This is a really nice place to stay in La Union if you are going surfing. Location wise it is right in front of the main break (good for intermediate or better surfers). For beginners, its a 3 minute walk down the beach where there are places to rent and learn galore. Having stayed in 2 different rooms while I... More 

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