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Baras Beach Resort

Brgy. Lawi, Jordan, 5000, Philippines
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Cebu City, Cebu City, Philippines
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Seriously!!! I dont want to say "stay away" coz if I do this place will surely go in the dumps. It has a lot of potential but is not well kempt. There was a restroom but no water....NO WATER for petes sake!!...we arrived a almost sundown, the resort only had a few light post. The common restroom had no light.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Baras resort is a wonderful place to chill out,the family is very nice, its very quite, relax...Perfect bamboo bungalowyou can cook your own food, don't forget to bring some and the dish at the restaurant are so good and cheap! If you borrow a small boat you can go to a big cave where you can see many bats and... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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6 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

I am a very generous traveller with points, I can be satiesfied very fast. But this resort is runned down. Not to recommend any more to go. We went there for one night because one of my friends recommended the place. But bad to say: It must be a loooong time before. The houses are dark, dirty and full of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

First of all surrounding nature and view is fantastic. But once you enter one of those nipa huts a cold shower runs over your back: it's dark and dirty inside. in our cabinet lived a spider the sice of my fist. the ceiling above our bed was about 3m height and full of spider nets. some of the windows were... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

It used to be a great place when the original british owner was still alive and the one managing it. Now the resort is totally mismanaged by the present caretaker and this is partly due to the internal squabble among the caretakers themselves. The good: Place is surrounded by small islands and you can do kayaking around the area, cottages... More 

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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

We chose to stay here because of its isolated location--and it looked good in pictures. This may have been a gorgeous resort a few years back but now, it's a ratty place to be in. First off, the location itself may work for or against it. Have this resort been beautiful and not lacking, then its isolation would have been... More 

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Goleta, California
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16 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

Baras Beach Resort is an amazing place. A paradise on the beach and a dirty bug-infested dump. The site is a romantic tropical dream with coral beach and traditional cabins overlooking the inlet. A site earning one star. The cabins were completely ant infested, very dirty, and termite eaten. Slamming the door of my cabin, needed to close it, brought... More 

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17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2011

Resort is in a good location but lacking in amenities and customer service is poor. We stayed for two nights and they only had chicken, shrimp and fish, despite the menu listing beef and pork offerings. The four people in our group even had to share two small bottles of Coke on our first lunch as it was all they... More 

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2011

No real beach. No real staff... owner looking to retire has her children, who are sweet, running the show... there are NO MANGOS at a hotel in Guimaras... for over 24 hours asked for Mangos, they could not get them. Saw some amazing wild life but can see damage of the oils spill to coral when snorkeling... food is fresh... More 

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27 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2011

Everyone at least once dreamed to be on a desert island. Baras Resort is not on a totally desert island but the feeling is there. There are only individual chalets scattered in the nature with all sea view all around P1000, depends on the size. Of course it's a bit rustic and even if there is a shower you'd rather... More 

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