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Dolphin House

4.0 of 5 White-Beach Saavedra, Moalboal, Philippines
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whent there for lunch after reading all the nice reviews. The place is amazing, beautiful setting - must be a nice place to stay. We had a vegatable lasagna - wonderful. And then we had "todays lunch" wich is priced at 450 pesos - very fair for a starter (salad - OK), a main (fish in sweet/sour - VERY bad)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in this resort for 6 nights, and It was lovely. Amazing for snorkelling and lots to see. It is also great as there is a walk way built into the reef so you don't damage the corals. This is a very comfortable place to stay and relax. The only this for us which was not great was the... More 

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Italy
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11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I've been at Dolphin House with my wife and a group of friends. One of the best vacation I had in the last 5 years. The place is really a little paradise, quiet, and clean. Friendly staff full of care and smiles for the whole group. A great diving center. Peter, the chief coordinator and all the boys and girls... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

It was my 3rd overnight stay and the experience keeps on getting better.The snorkeling area is super awesome for someone like me who can't dive. The place was so relaxing with great food and of course pretty and friendly staff. Stay Great Dolphin House.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

had an extremely nice stay at the Dolphin house. Great location....super clean rooms. The staff was very friendly. The included breakfast was outstanding....I tried both american and asian...and enjoyed both. Overall had a very pleasant stay..................................

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Stayed at Dolphin House from 07/29/2014 through 08/03/2014 with my two kids. If you are Asian, do not stay at Dolphin House. If you are an underwater photographer, do not stay at Dolphin House. If you want to see whale sharks in Oslob, prepare to pack your stuff because you are not welcome at Dolphin House. Rudy, the owner, came... More 

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Rudy P, Owner at Dolphin House, responded to this review

Most of my friends are Asians, my wife is Asian, my children are Euro-Asians and I am a Luxemburg National, in love to Philippines and it’s wonderful people since the very first time I set foot on these amazing Islands. I am Filipino by choice for the last 30 years. For me that counts more than just having Asian ancestors... More 

Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Unfortunately we only stayed there for one night as I would have really enjoyed experiencing more of the things they offer. The snorkeling was fantastic - very few (no other) people and a very interesting and diverse reef with many fish and types of coral. The dinner was excellent and there is a good selection of wine. Breakfast was well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Dolphin house is a little paradise that me and my dong would like to go and visit again...they have warm smiles and welcome upon our arrival they even wrote your name in a white board welcoming u..during our check in they give us a welcome drinks and accommodate us.. bring to our room with ladies in colorful "sarong " (big... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Driving off nowhere of Moalboal, haven't decided yet where to go, no idea where to stay...on the internet there's a lot of places but so expensive and the service is pretty bad... Fortunately we found this paradise.. 3 things I love the most about the place; the friendliness of the Cebuanas and the Cebuanos trying their best to serve you... More 

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Shanghai
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Quality of room, service, world class cuisine, all exceeded my expectations of a small boutique resort in the middle of no where in a little village in Cebu island! Dive center was fabulous with amazing dive guides and instructors. They made a world of difference for this dive trip!! I am definitely going back as 4 nights were not enough!

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Address: White-Beach Saavedra, Moalboal, Philippines
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Location: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Moalboal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Dolphin House 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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Dolphin House Hotel Moalboal
Dolphin House Moalboal, Cebu Island

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