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Balai Resort Anilao

San Teodoro, Mabini, Luzon, Philippines
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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

First, if you go via public transport, it's an adventure to reach the place. Website is not updated, so hopefully this will help. Note that from Anilao, there's no jeepney going to San Teodoro anymore - you have to hire a tricycle (cheaper at the town center tricycle stop). And don't go there unexpected. But when you do find the... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

I'm visiting this place with office colleagues for weekend diving trip. room is rudimentary small but clean and quite comfortable. can rest after long trip from Manila. dive guide Joy is very helpful and friendly. restaurant provides delicious local food. such an enjoyable gateway.

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1 Thank Parlin S
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

This is a native bungalow but really nice resort, you stay here like at home. The food taste really excellent. The staff are very approachable and kind. Quite and lovely place. We used to Dive here around. You just used the boat and enjoy your day.

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Thank Jul R
Makati, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I'm coming back to Dive-Eat-Sleep here! Keep the ambiance cool! Love the friendly staff. Keep up the good work! I was Sad when Batangas brewed coffee was not available that day :( was looking forward for a lovely cup of coffee by the sea. Dislike the instant coffee, but atleast they have a back up coffee to serve :) Hope... More 

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Thank Christine D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The resort is peaceful. I like their wooden bridges for some reason. I didn't mind the short walk to the beachfront. Their rooms are good with spacious bathrooms unlike other resorts which make them teeny tiny. The food is 3.5-4.0 out of 5. It's not a five star hotel but they have variety. I liked the barbecue which they surely... More 

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Thank Lara Triccia L
Manila, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I love this place. Good food, friendly staff, secluded and quiet. Perfect for a weekend getaway. A place do not have to be grand to be beautiful. This place is simply gorgeous and relaxing. Recommended!

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6 Thank worknleisure
Manila, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Spent an Overnight for a Diving Trip. Rooms are rustic but decent and clean [Don't need more if diving only] Food was Good Service was Good Dog Friendly Accommodation Overall good quality / price Ratio Recommended if you are on a tight budget diving trip / not looking for luxury, Only (-): The Parking Area is remotely located and requires... More 

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7 Thank Tarek H
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013 via mobile

1) Service: the workers in Balai Resort are very helpful and warm. They were all smiles when doing their job which made us feel welcomed. 2) Food: Was great! Seriously..:) 3) Room: Decent and basic but clean. Our electrical point in the room was pretty flimsy and exposed. I hope the management will look into it and do something about... More 

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4 Thank siQ-gracy
Manila, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Just had a 3 days 2 nights stayed in this resort. Really had a bad experience. Will never ever come back to this resort again! (1) The electrical supply was very unstable. Brown outs at night with no aircon. (2). Lots of mosquitoes at night. My kids were cover with mosquitoes bites. (3). No daily housekeeping during check in. (4).... More 

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4 Thank Asian G
Pasig, Philippines
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We had a magical day trip to Balai Anilao in Batangas. The resort is about 2.5 hours drive from Manila, easy driving, 130kms, along provincial roads in the south of Luzon. We left the house at 6 and were at the resort by 8:30 in the morning. The directions from the website are pretty clear, we had to ask a... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Balai Resort Anilao

Address: San Teodoro, Mabini, Luzon, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Calabarzon Region > Batangas Province > Mabini
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Balai Resort Anilao Hotel Mabini
Balai Hotel Batangas
Balai Hotel Anilao
Balai Resort Anilao Batangas/Mabini, Philippines
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