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Plantation Bay Resort And Spa

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05/07/2017 05/08/2017
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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed May 30, 2013

My friends and I went to this hotel as daytrippers. The staff are very much accommodating, the food was at its best, the place was clean and everywhere you go gives you a very relaxing ambiance. It was such a great experience! We were very much satisfied, and we'll surely be back on this hotel (spend the night to check...

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

Dear SheM1227, We're glad that you and your friends enjoyed your initial visit to Plantation Bay so much that you're planning to come back. A big thank you for sharing how you found our staff accommodating and the food excellent. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Nenette G. Castillon General Manager

Makati City Philippines
Reviewed May 28, 2013

My second time actually and Plantation Bay never failed to impress me again. The trip was a surprise invitation by my best friend. A day prior to the departure, I checked if the resort had something new to offer. But I saw same old stuffs…pools, lagoons and cottages. But when we arrived at the resort – everything looked new. Plantation...

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

Dear GilKelly, We are always adding something new to Plantation Bay and we're glad that on your second visit, you found it even better than you remembered. Thank you for specifically mentioning how impressed you were with our VIP Express Package, which allows guests to check in and check out in the privacy of their room without passing through the...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed May 28, 2013

I will start by saying that we did not spend the night at this resort as we have a house nearby. However, being my wife's birthday, I decided to treat her and her friend to an afternoon at the local (and much talked about) Plantation Bay Resort. Yes, for P2000 ($50) each, you can enter the resort and enjoy all...

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

Dear daveintoronto, Definitely, Plantation Bay is not a place for people whose main mission is to get away from children. It is a place for people - whether families, couples, businessmen, or friends - who want to enjoy each other's company. We are sorry, therefore, that your eight-hour visit didn't meet your requirements for romance. (As we gather from your...

Reviewed May 26, 2013 via mobile

we had a day tour last sunday and i had a grand time.the pools wer perfectly safe for my 3-year old son (on floaters).my hubby was kayaking and swimming through the pools.we ate burger at one of their restaurants near the pool w a volcano.the service was so personal as if we were the only customers there.it was like celebrating...

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

Dear Gracemon, Thank you for the enthusiastic review! We are heartened by the fact that you especially felt pampered by our staff during your stay. We look forward to welcoming you and your family back to Plantation Bay soon. Sincerely, Nenette G. Castillon General Manager

Campbell, California
Reviewed May 25, 2013

Plantation Bay is the best of the Philippines. An easy 90 minute flight from Manila, and a free hotel shuttle takes you to the resort, and back to the airport. The resort is huge, with salt and fresh water pools the size of football fields. Swim up bars for adults, and water slides for kids. Most pools are 3ft deep...

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

Dear Jesse H, We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed your recent family holiday with us, and that you consider Plantation Bay the best resort in the Philippines. And yes, with the resort’s various leisure activities and facilities and our having an environment that truly feels away from it all, we literally are "an adventure in relaxation by itself."...

Manila, Philippines
Reviewed May 21, 2013

Let me start by saying how disappointing I am because my first review here was deleted for unknown reason. I've been hearing good things about the resort and so we decided to visit this. The resort is definitely beautiful especially the lagoons, but it doesn't stop there. Place is dirty and not maintained, a lot of dead leaves around the...

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

Dear TripAdvisor Reader: This person's first review was deleted by TripAdvisor because it was abusive and non-factual. This second review is equally intended by the reviewer to misrepresent the facts. This person did not stay at the hotel, but only had lunch here, based on the menu cited. Our bicycles are free for guests (for the first hour), but not...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed May 20, 2013

We stayed at the two bedroom suite, and it was beautiful! There were two families in our group so we needed the room. We were picked up from the airport by a big bus, and it took about 30 minutes to get to the place. This place is kinda secluded from the city so you pretty much stay in there...

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

Dear kmbperdon, We're glad that you found our spacious Two Bedroom Suite most fitting for your extended family. We do our best to make sure our guests need not go far to relax and have fun, and we're happy that during your 3-day stay, you were able to try most of our leisure activities. And a big thank you for...

Cebu City, Philippines
Reviewed May 19, 2013

My wife and I met at Plantation Bay in 2010 and this excellent Philippine Resort has remained very dear to us for its many qualities , which include ; friendlyness, tranquility, beauty, very good food, excellent service, sparkling blue sea, great dive facility with a large owned banca boat. To return is like "coming home" and , mindful that there...

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

Dear Mr and Mrs Randall, We are very happy to learn that, even upon your 46th visit to Plantation Bay, you still found it idyllic, relaxing, and as good as ever. Thank you for the glowing review. We will definitely share your kind comments with our staff to inspire everyone to do even better at upholding our standards. Sincerely, Emmanuel...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed May 11, 2013

Arrival at the airport, the driver was waiting for us without any arrangements with the hotel. Took about 30 min from airport. Check in Smooth we didn't wait long at all, took a tour on the shuttle around the hotel and by then our room was ready. Stayed in the under tree room, it was large and clean. The view...

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

Dear Aks M, Thank you for your detailed review of Plantation Bay. Considering the many outstanding luxury hotels you must have already visited in the Caribbean, we consider it high praise that you enjoyed your stay with us, and found the resort stunningly beautiful and the service prompt and friendly. We're also glad that you liked your room with the...

Makati, Philippines
Reviewed May 8, 2013

Its my second time in this hotel. The first when it was during soft opening and now during a conference. Lets start with the good stuff. At least there are now grown trees thus it is a bit cooler. Second is the noodle - "sotanghon" . Its the best i have ever had so i had several servings and it...

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

Dear ann5721, Thank you for rating our sotanghon dish as the best you’ve ever had. We are sorry to hear that your spa experience wasn't satisfactory. Upon investigating your case we learned that your treatment was given by a relatively inexperienced masseuse. Though we wish you had spoken up while still at the spa so we could have offered a...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: $191 - $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 On the Beach Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#2 Luxury Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#3 Spa Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#3 Family Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#5 Business Hotel in Lapu Lapu
#5 Romantic Hotel in Lapu Lapu
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“very secured resort”
Alboardi, 4 days ago | Read review
“Any room on the ground floor that's close to their lagoons.”
CSWGY, 5 days ago | Read review
“For couple booked the water's edge room; for spa enthusiast booked their Spa Indulgence Room”
CJA2008, 5 days ago | Read review
“Choose the Nile Room at the ground floor, with Lagoon Access. It's perfect.”
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regalo266, 6 days ago | Read review
“Lagoon-side or pool-side. Ground floor for convenience.”
id90traveller, 1 week ago | Read review
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