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The Bellavista Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   M. L. Quezon Highway | Pusok, Lapu Lapu 6015, Philippines   |  
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Ranked #16 of 27 Hotels in Lapu Lapu
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“great hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

ok so this was my 4th time in lapu lapu was never happy with the other hotels i stayed especially the lancastor but this one i really liked great location close too 2 malls and many resturants worth eating at bank machine right across the street with armed securitty right in front off itt very safe the free breakfast buffet was satasfactory service in this hotel is very good the staff went out off there way a few times too make me very happy iff you stay here iff you need anything with your room just ask for richard he will look after everything for you guranteed at the price you cant go wrong with this hotel

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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59 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

I really did not like this place....despite the fact that the staff were nice enough and the room was clean and reasonably comfortable. The food i had was fine and reasonably priced.The whole place though needs a refit , particularly the bathroom which was horrible. The sound proofing was completely inadequate and the honking of motorbikes and minivans outside could be heard throughout the hotel. It was terrible during the day but toned down a bit at night.

The main advantage is its proximity to the airport , however the included free shuttle showed up nearly half an hour late. Plenty of other people seem to have found it OK but I would personally be in no hurry back.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Hervey Bay, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

The Bellavista, my home away from home for three months.
Could not have asked for better staff and instantly made to feel like one of the Bellavista family.
Stayed for three months and cant believe that it went so fast.
Staff went out of their way to help me in learning the Local Language, tossing me a new word to add to my growing vocabulary.
The added morning breakfast with coffee and juice was filling and varied and did not miss a morning to try out the local cuisine.
Hotel is a nice walk away to the closest Gaisano mall Mactan, and Grand mall a quick 10 minute taxi ride. From management, doorman, service staff and kitchen staff, I can not adequately express my utmost thanks...

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012 via mobile

Quite a nice hotel, not new and not too old. The rooms were clean and are a good size. Flat screen TV with cable, worked well. Everything worked in the bathroom and it was clean. You do not get million dollar views, the area is typical Philippines, pretty grungy. The staff were accommodating and friendly. The buffet breakfast was included in the price $65 and it was okay. It's the Philippines so the food is so so. Internet is free and works well in the lobby. The good part that it is close to Gaisano and the airport and about 20 minutes from the port. Overall it is a middle of the road hotel and good for a few days stay.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

I had the most pleasant experience at the Bellavista Hotel. The proximity to the airport was definitely a plus. Airport shuttle service was very efficient and the staff went the extra mile to make my stay memorable. The rooftop pool is easily the best place to view Mactan Channel with the Cebu City skyline behind it. My executive room was stylish and very comfortable. It is a very good value hotel especially with the buffet breakfast included.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Cebu Island, Philippines
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012 via mobile

This is a well priced hotel. The lobby is aging in parts and a decent coat of paint and good lighting would improve the looks of the place. Overall, the rooms are a decent size, everything worked, beds clean, bathroom clean with some complimentary toiletries and water. The breakfast was decent and the staff were friendly.

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Manila, Philippines
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

the sucks with roaches crawling but the staff were accomodaing at times. and the sorrounding area is not pretty to look at. I can see from the pool area there are trash sorrounding the hotel area. anyway maybe its because its in a residential area. the only good part is its only 5mins. away to the airport. next time il try staying at another hotel just in front of the bellavista. if i recall it correctly i think its goldberry hotel. i'l try to stay there next time.

pretty dissapointed! not coming back.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled solo
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: M. L. Quezon Highway | Pusok, Lapu Lapu 6015, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Mactan Island > Lapu Lapu
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 27 Hotels in Lapu Lapu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bellavista Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Bellavista Hotel in Cebu, Philippines. ... more   less 
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The Bellavista Hotel Cebu Island/Mactan Island

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