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Secret Cove Beach Resort

National Highway, Yumbing, Mambajao, Mindanao, Philippines
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Manila, Philippines
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We booked at Secret Cove via Asia Travel. When we arrived at Secret Cove at around 6PM, it turns out that our booking was given to someone else!!! We were very angry because our reservation was paid for already. We called up Asia Travel, and they called up the owner to demand why our hotel reservation was given to someone... More 

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1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

we book our hotel online! And when we arrive there they didint even entertain us or explain to us what happened why they are already full we don't have a room anymore! We already book online and done the payment! The owner insult us by close the door of the reception area and tell us to go away Bcoz they... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We enjoyed our stay at Secret Cove. The owners, Tom and Beada, and the staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Having read some of the reviews before we stayed, I was a little leery. However, we thought the accommodation at Secret Cove was a good value. The food was good, but a little oily,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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269 reviews 269 reviews
73 hotel reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I picked Secret Cove after reading the reviews on TA. As the flight from Cebu arrives early in the day, I wasn't expecting to be able to check in on arrival, so was pleased that our room was available for immediate use. The rooms are basic, but offer aircon, cable tv, mini bar (at reasonable prices) and own bathroom (with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This was my second time at Secret Cove, WOW most definitely incontravertibly the best food on the island. The rooms are so clean the staff so so attentive and fun, and owners Tom&Beda are always a blast. They have a full service bar in the restaurant, and a mini bar in your room, if you chose that option. I chose... More 

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Davao City, Philippines
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We booked a room only a few days left before our trip to Camiguin. I kinda expected resort and room rates to be high as our trip fell on the week of the Lanzones festival. To my surprise, the room that we booked only cost us a little over 1k for a night and the room is already good for... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida, United States
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My visit was terrific, Aircon rooms, very affordable, right on the beach....Great food. Easy access to town and Airport. The view of White Sand Island was just off the Beach is Fantastic! Owner was also resident on site, very friendly and determined to see the stay was satisfying. Beautifully groomed small private resort, a very nice get away.....but not far... More 

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Luzon, Philippines
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Secret Cove is a nice place near White Island. The place is clean and cozy. Very relaxing with the view of the beach and white island. Food is yummy! - i had the baked Chicken Cordon Blue & Camiguin sling lava (ripe mango with Vanilla Ice Cream). Will definitely go back and referr to my family & friends.

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Mandaue City, Mandaue, Philippines
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The good things: - the resort is near the airport; - the hotel staff are patient and friendly; - the atmosphere is quiet. Perfect for one who wants to get away from a hectic city life. The bad things: - it does not give senior citizen discount for rooms. I raised hell when I checked in because I was told... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

What a mistake I made staying at this below average motel. The rooms are of low quality and the bed was not comfortable at all. The food was a big disappointment, basically frozen food that was put in a microwave.The owner Tom Solski sits at the bar all day and drinks then you have to listen to him yelling at... More 

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Tom S, Owner at Secret Cove Beach Resort, responded to this review

It would be greatly appreciated if you would write an Honest Review with the intent of suggesting improvements that can be made to improve the service, staff, rooms,, etc. Not a review meant to damage a business with far from truthful comments. More 

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