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Makati, Philippines
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32 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is 100% Filipino owned and has been operating for 20 years. My family and I stayed for two nights. We ate in all the restaurants a Japanese place a Diner and a tapas Italian and Spanish place combined. We enjoyed all of them very much the food was pretty good all around. The rooms of the hotel are... More 

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed only for a night and realized I should have stayed for another. The service is unbelievably great! So happy they offer shuttle service from and to the airport, makes commuting hassle-free. The complimentary muffin in the van was yummy :) and all of the staff were so accommodating. The kind of hospitality shown was so great that I thought... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed for a night but got to experience the highlights and the best the resort had to offer. A perfect destination for a getaway - may it be for families, friends or couples, the resort has got you covered with their wide array of activities and numerous restaurant selections. The resort also has the most relaxing spa, I tried... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can easily understand why travelers are attracted to this hotel,the internet photos picture a beautiful lagoon resort,however the realty is quite different. Being a last minute walk-in I was given a room with a comfortable bed and a patio leading to a small lagoon beach.The water looked very inviting for swimming,yet when I later entered it was extremely shallow,not... More 

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Thank BobbyP23
Plantation_Bay_Cebu, General Manager at Plantation Bay Resort And Spa, responded to this review

Dear TripAdvisor Reader, This person raised one trivial complaint after another in the apparent hope that if he persevered in complaining, we would eventually break down and give him his one-night stay free. When his tactics didn't work, he deliberately broke the shower faucet in his room. People like this cost hotels money; these costs are eventually borne by all... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've come here for a 4 night stay at the end of August. The resort is very impressive and boasts a number of lagoons, pools and various features throughout (hello swim up bar!!!). I loved that there is a building or a feature for each letter or the alphabet and a plaque explaining what the place is. I loved the... More 

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

Dear RynaBriggs, We are glad that you had such a wonderful holiday here, and that you took the time to write a detailed review reporting many of the qualities that make Plantation Bay a one-of-a-kind resort. We love your photos and AJ especially appreciates your compliments. As for your valid comment about our responses, you are correct that I post... More 

Mandaue, Philippines
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose Plantation Bay because its activities are ideal for our 2 youngsters. We went with a balikbayan friend with teens and it's amazing how everyone never felt bored. The kiddos love the pools, children's center and the playground. The teens are always in the games room or at the park where they had archery and a tennis court. They... More 

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

Dear Patricia M, Thank you for being a testament to Plantation Bay's appeal to long-staying guests and families. We're happy to hear that during your five-day stay, your group took the time to try our many facilities and activities and that everyone had a great time. Moreover, that you found our Spa a destination in itself and the staff friendly... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wouldn't want to call this place a five star resort, more like a 3 star resort with 5 star prices. The facilities are dated. Room amenities are inconsistent. Some items were added on our second night that weren't there on our first night. ACU's are old and a bit unreliable. We got the lagoon side room for two nights.... More 

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

Dear TripAdvisor Reader, We are unable to identify this reviewer, who has a grand total of two reviews on TripAdvisor, has gone to some effort to NOT leave any clues about his identity, and has declined to answer our private message through the TripAdvisor site. Plantation Bay is an entirely different kind of hotel unmatched by any other in terms... More 

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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

PROS -great for families and people who just want to stay in the resort and relax -all staff greet you as you pass which is really nice. Friendliest we came across was a bar tender at the swim up bar; very nice guy! -buffet breakfast changes daily which is nice if you're staying for a few days -lots of activities... More 

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

Dear Evening_Espresso, Thank you for the kind comments about our service, activities, and swimming facilities. To the best of our knowledge, there is no other hotel in the world that has a daily changing breakfast theme, and we're pleased that you shared this in your review. We appreciate your feedback about your dining experience and would appreciate it if you... More 

Bacolod, Philippines
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family spent Christmas here and it was a worth every penny we paid. The rooms are of international standards and so is the service. I noticed that they have multi lingual staff. There are several restos in the resort serving different types of cuisines. Surprisingly, food prices are cheap considering the location. There are also a lot of things... More 

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

Dear Catcatjim, Thank you for choosing to spend your 2015 Christmas at Plantation Bay! We're glad to know that you have only fond memories of your stay and that you liked our food and found our prices reasonable. We’re celebrating our 20th anniversary this year, and our 2016 Christmas celebration will be unlike any other. We hope you can join... More 

Cebu City, Philippines
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30 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We been in the resort for 5th or 6th time already. A whole lot of memories and experiences in each our stay in the resort. To sum up the good memories and experiences 1. Filipino Hospitality at its Best awaits you. The staff are courteous in greeting all the guest in the resort. 2. Great Food. The resorts restaurant offers... More 

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

Dear bodieandtheblowfish, We're pleased to learn that, even upon your sixth visit, you still found the resort relaxing and as good as ever. Thank you for sharing your favorite Plantation Bay Experiences. It is a delight to know that you appreciated our tournament-standard tennis court, great food, and swimming facilities. And a big Thank you! for specifically mentioning that you... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
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: $182 - $249 (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
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#2 Luxury Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#3 Family Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#3 Spa Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#5 Business Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#5 Romantic Hotel in Lapu Lapu
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