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Big Apple Dive Resort

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

My first day in sabang beach stayed at big Apple hotel it was good easy access to the port and I like pool as well, food are nice. Just that lots of mosquito. And in the night lots of bar girls which I don't like much.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

We ordered a pizza and pasta and those were great but to my surprise there is a small plastic piece maybe from mozarella or anything from their kitchen. Can't believe I almost eat it! They need to check things around them when making food for customers safety.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

The room I had (23) was large with a noisy air con that wasn't able to keep the temperature down at a comfortable level, and with a dirty filter and behind the filter the coil was clogged with bacterial growth..... Terrible bathroom with a shower that barely gave water. The lamp above the mirror didn't work. The exhaust fan needed... More 

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Glasgow
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

This was my second stay at Big Apple and I knew that the majority of the staff had changed and also a new manager since my last trip. I was pleasantly surprised to find the staff were every bit as helpful as the previous staff and nothing was a bother and the service was exceptional! Unfortunately I can't say the... More 

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Thank Jim S
Puerto Galera, Philippines
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29 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Stayed here recently for a Birthday treat getaway, as we live in the area we wanted somewhere with a nice pool and good food. The rooms are reasonable, a little old and dated, but comfortable enough. The swimming pool water was quite clean but the sides of the pool could do with a good scrub up, signs that the pool... More 

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Helensvale, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

The room I had (17) was large with a noisy air con, terrible bathroom and a metal cabinet that contained a smaller metal cabinet with a padlock that was the in-room safe! There was a flat screen TV and plenty of channel choice. The WiFi in the room did not work and had to use the hotels WiFi in the... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

The pizza was good, the other foods that I ordered was way below any passable standard. I think I had one of the worst burgers ever here for a whopping 260 pesos. The street food burger from the locals at 25 pesos was better, come on. For drinking this place is nice, there is always a good crowd here, a... More 

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Dive_Big_Apple, Public Relations Manager at Big Apple Dive Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we will talk to Chef Nicholas as hamburger is one of our signature dishes and what might have happened, we hope to see you back soon and that you try the burger again as its supposed to be the best on the beach. More 

China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

I was the first time in the Big Apple, I arrived and felt like at home with friends. The staff was very friendly, the pick up from the airport and boat transfer was very well organized ,it was perfect. Breakfast, lunch and dinner, I had the most days in the restaurant, everything I ordered was very good and a hudge... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

I've frequented Big Apple over the past 8 years, but following my recent trip I was compelled to write a review. Big Apple a few years ago was great. The staff were friendly and the food, despite having a huge menu, always hit the right spot. However, this recent trip highlighted to me how downhill the place has gone in... More 

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BADiveResort, Guest Relations Manager at Big Apple Dive Resort, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments on the food and will discuss this with Chef Nicholas and make adjustment to make sure everything that comes out of the kitchen is to the highest standard. With regards to the service charge you claim is not going to the employees, that is total bull, the staff receive their service charge as per the law.... More 

Taipei, Taiwan
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

It's well-situated near the ferry harbour, costs 500 pesos a night, and the food is amazing! There's a swimming pool, pool tables, and the service is amazingly good. There's one drawback; noise. The music in the bar plays until 4am, and the cleaners sometimes come into your room at 9am. If you don't mind the noise, it's perfect.

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BADiveResort, Guest Relations Manager at Big Apple Dive Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, we are always trying to maintain lower music late at night for the convenience of our guests. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to see you again soon. More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Best value for money resort with the cleanest and clearest Pool around! Lively Sports Bar and Cafe Party Bar and New Indian Restaurant! Friendly staff! Open to serve food and beverages 24HRS with a variety of special menu items daily! LIVE SPORTS on the BIG SCREEN. Happy Hours: 8am - 8pm in main bar, 5pm - 8pm in Sports Bar, 12noon - 8pm in BA Cafe! HQ Billiard Tables and Great Music! FREE WIFI! Nintendo Wii! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big Apple Dive Resort

Address: Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera, Mindoro 5203, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Mindoro > Oriental Mindoro Province > Puerto Galera
Price Range: $11 - $22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Big Apple Dive Hotel Puerto Galera
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