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Discovery Island Resort and Dive Center

Dicanituan Island | Barangay 5, Busuanga Island, Palawan Island 5316, Philippines
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Ranked #9 of 16 Hotels in Coron
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been to Coron before and like the place allot. And going back again in 2 weeks The resort is good, clean and has friendly staff, very laid back with allot of atmosphere, good place to relax, read a book, go swimming of there floating platform, go on day-trips to surrounding coral islands for swimming/snorkeling. The resort has no swimming... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This place is somewhere you stay when you have days full of activates as the location is secluded (it’s a simple boat ride to Coron town, but non the less, a journey every time and the activities are limited at the resort) However if your there to dive and island hope for a couple of days, this is a great... More

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Manila, Philippines
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

When I found out that a friend of mine and his family are coming to visit Coron for the first time, I've wanted to give them an experience they won't forget - starting from the accommodation they will be staying at til the boat tours. It has been quite a test to find a nice accommodation in such a short... More

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San Diego, California
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134 reviews 134 reviews
80 hotel reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Coron doesn't really give a great first impression. The town is dirty, congested, and not a whole lot to offer. When they say you should stay at one of the resorts on one of the near by islands...trust them, and me...its a good choice. We were picked up by the resorts boat and delivered to our new spot for 4... More

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Beijing
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

Definitely recommend this quiet and welcoming resort on a semi-mangrove sea shore! The staff is great, with key persons able to provide all necessary info for tours and activities as well as organize them very conveniently. Food and drinks at the resto-bar are good quality too and requests can be easily accommodated. Enjoying colorful sunsets with a fresh drink is... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Great staff and very comfortable, clean cabanas overlooking the ocean. There isn't anything else to do on the little island other than to relax in a hammock or visit the resto but a quick boat ride to town or neighboring islands can be booked quite easily. I recommend bringing a phone as it's more convenient to send a quick text... More

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Truro, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and absolutely loved it. It is about ten minutes boat ride from Coron. Our room was clean, secluded and just what we needed. Warning that the shower was cold. The food was delicious and there was a huge choice of drinks available. The resort is quite, peaceful and set on a hill so I... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

My partner and I have just left discovery island after staying for 6 nights there and for us it was perfect. Coron town itself is a bit of a dump but 10 minutes on a boat you are transported to a beautiful island with stunning views and very welcoming staff ... In fact they couldn't have done more! The room... More

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Montreal, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We need to look at different aspects. This review is solely about the resort/ hotel / restaurant. For the dive operator--which is unprofessional and dangerous in our opinion-- please seek our review in "things to do in Coron" by searching Discovery Divers Coron. THe note given here excludes the dive operation. 1- The hotel : we stayed in the individual... More

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Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I'm so happy I discovered this quiet and relaxed resort on a litte tiny island (just 5 minutes boat ride) from Coron Town. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of Coron Town, but still be close enough to go there whenever you want, this is the place to stay! I stayed in a nice and... More

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Address: Dicanituan Island | Barangay 5, Busuanga Island, Palawan Island 5316, Philippines
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Location: Philippines > Mimaropa > Palawan Province > Palawan Island > Coron
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Also Known As:
Discovery Divers Resort Coron Hotel Coron
Discovery Divers Hotel
Discovery Island Resort And Dive Center Coron, Palawan Island

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