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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been coming to this resort from the first year it opened and several more times after that. We migrated to Canada in 2010 and decided to spend a few days here after Christmas. Like many Resorts in the country, one would expect some of the facilities to deteriorate and be neglected after twenty (?) years of operation. But...

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The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I just love this place. It was our third time staying here at this wonderful resort. Great location, great views, great rooms, great restaurants (Fiji!), great pool and one of the best staff i have ever experienced. Can't wait to come back.

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Plantation_Bay_Cebu, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear Amsterdam1974, It is always a pleasure to read about the reasons why our returning guests keep coming back to Plantation Bay. Thank you for mentioning our accessible location, scenic views, great rooms, excellent restaurants, and impressive swimming facilities. And a big Thank you! for commending our staff. We too can't wait to welcome you back to Plantation Bay! Sincerely,...

Quezon City
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Me and my wife wanted a good and relaxing stay in Cebu and we're really happy that we chose Plantation Bay. Despite of the minor repairs being conducted that somewhat jeopardize our stay, the management gave us complimentary services which, on my part, is really a thoughtful move and even visited by their duty manager just to directly apologize for...

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Plantation_Bay_Cebu, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear Christopher P, We're glad that Plantation Bay exceeded your expectations and that you appreciated our efforts at making sure that our refurbishment and renovation are as comfortable to our guests as possible. Thanks again for your understanding and kind review. We look forward to your next visit! Sincerely, Efren P. Belarmino General Manager

Cebu City, Philippines
Reviewed 1 week ago

Company day use for a team building did not really go as well as expected despite the price. The lunch buffet ran out of food when the team was ready to eat. The staff were apologetic and ended up giving an ala carte substitute to make up for the mishap. Overall the facility is good for water fun and other...

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Plantation_Bay_Cebu, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear yldrivers, We are sorry that you didn't get to enjoy our lunch buffet. These lunches are very popular among our guests and often sell out quickly. When this happens, we offer a la carte alternatives. Thank you for taking the time to voice your honest concerns, and for the kind comments about our various leisure facilities and activities. Sincerely,...

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

village resort with separate buildings, golf carts driving around, family oriented. very nice rooms, ours with huge terrace, nice facilities and water areas although most of it too shallow to swim properly. The beach was nothing special, food is ok and the resort is visited mainly by Koreans. Very nice staff with sense of attention (we got wine bottle and...

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Plantation_Bay_Cebu, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear danielarfi, Thank you for coming all the way from Germany to celebrate your honeymoon at Plantation Bay! We're pleased that you loved our rooms and facilities and that you appreciated our staff's efforts at making your honeymoon more memorable. We look forward to seeing you again in the future! Sincerely, Efren P. Belarmino General Manager

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of three stayed the during the season period. The service was of very high quality. Staff were friendly. When they are stopped working staaff were swift in allocating us a new room. Great choice of food. Just were high fees for in room dinning.

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Plantation_Bay_Cebu, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear pnghenryb, Thank you for the positive comment about our staff; they were happy to hear that you appreciated their efforts at assisting you with your room transfer. Thank you too for complimenting our food. Most of our dishes are good for sharing. Next time you come back, please remind us of your comment about prices so that we can...

North Richland Hills, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend in the Philippines found this place and thought I would like it. So much so, he booked the room for me. It is an AMAZING property! My room had a large porch with steps right into the water. Lots of Palms, sand, and beautiful places to hang out at this resort. One of my favorite places in the...

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Plantation_Bay_Cebu, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear stevewilhite, It is always a pleasure to read rave reviews from well-traveled guests like you! Considering the many fine hotels you have visited in over two hundred cities, we consider it high praise that you enjoyed your stay with us, and found Plantation Bay an amazing resort with well-appointed rooms, good food, and an ambience that truly feels "away...

Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice service at a very reasonable price. I am already getting more than I expected. They discribed not only the good side but also their weakness clearly on their website, which meant they are very confident with their facilities and services. And that was just right! The lagoons and pools are so beautifully arranged. People serving here are very...

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Plantation_Bay_Cebu, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear えりお0714, We're happy to hear that Plantation Bay surpassed your expectations and was a pleasure for you and your friends. Thank you for sharing that you found our saltwater lagoons and freshwater pools beautifully arranged, the staff well-trained, and the food and drinks impressive. And a big Thank you! for complimenting Mogambo Springs, our health and relaxation Spa unlike...

Benowa, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a five day stay here and have enjoyed it very much. I would of given it 5 stars but the breakfast needs more variety like JPark. Also the entrance looks unattractive full of cars and the foyer is not modern enough. Kids pool are great. Beach area not attractive either.

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Plantation_Bay_Cebu, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear 861melissa, We're glad that you enjoyed your five-day stay at Plantation Bay and that you found our swimming facilities impressive! While we constantly refurbish the hotel's lobby, we are careful to maintain its theme to match the resort's ambience. Our lobby features a 35-foot high vaulted ceiling with a central atrium in a unique style that evokes "plantation" but...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! What an amazing resort. With traditional style architecture you are welcomed with equally traditional service and courtesy. The staff are, quite simply, amazing. No question is too trivial, no request too much trouble! Add to that the fantastic array of activities from truly relaxing spa and massage treatments, which I can personally vouch for, through to archery, there is...

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Plantation_Bay_Cebu, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear robinstanford2012, Thank you for the enthusiastic and heartwarming review! We give a lot of thought on the architecture, layout, and operation of Plantation Bay, and we're glad that you appreciated our efforts and found the resort exceptional. We have shared your review with everyone and our staff, especially our Dive Masters and Food and Beverage team, were delighted to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover a resort in a class of its own. Set in 11 hectares of secluded grounds yet only one hour (when traffic is bad) from Cebu City, Plantation Bay offers one of the largest privately-owned waterways in the world, with the clean elegance of colonial-plantation architecture. Decompress from life’s pressures in the healing tranquility of an environment that truly feels “away from it all.” If you have ever spent time at a tropical plantation, you know what we mean. If not, come and discover a refreshingly different Flavor of Life. Whether you’re traveling for a family vacation or romantic getaway, for business or pleasure, this is far and away your best choice in the Philippines. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Plantation Bay Resort And Spa

Address: | Marigondon, Lapu Lapu 6015, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Cebu Island > Mactan Island > Lapu Lapu
Price Range: $193 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Plantation Bay Resort And Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 256
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Also Known As:
Plantation Bay Resort And Hotel Lapu Lapu
Plantation Bay Hotel
Plantation Bay Resort And Spa Cebu Island/Mactan Island
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#2 Luxury Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#3 Spa Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#3 Family Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#5 Romantic Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#5 Business Hotel in Lapu Lapu
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“Rooms facing the lagoon are nice.”
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“Talk to them and be clear about what you want in terms of access to facilities and room facilities.”
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“Get the room that suits you most. You can always use all the facilities anyway.”
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