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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I and my wife have stayed here 3 times now and will be going back in 2017. We love the place . Its getting old and some things need repairs like the floor in places .. Its right on the beach and a short walk to the floating bar which all must visit while in Olongapo. A great place to...

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Reviewed September 10, 2016

I stayed with my wife and parents at the blue rock resort and did 4 dives over 2 days at Johan's Beach Resort. The next time when we visit subic bay we will definitely stay at Johan's beach resort. The staff there was super friendly and the dive master is top notch! The dive was seen to be well maintained...

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Reviewed August 1, 2016

I went their with friends altogether 6 people. The rooms were terrible and uncomfortable. The staff wasn't friendly at all. It felt like we were bothering people in their own house. I tried to dive with them and felt like they were doing me a favor. The Divemaster was pretentious and lost me, his only client during the dive. Could...

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JohanDeSadeleir, Owner at Johan's Beach Resort, responded to this review

It looks like you are describing a different place, maybe you got the name wrong. Our rooms are comfortable and I see no terrible things inside, could it be the movie on your flat screen TV? Our staff is among the friendliest on Baloy beach if you treat them as your friendly waitress and staff. We love to be bothered...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed July 29, 2016

a week ago I stay there for one night for two dives in Subic bay. Apparently this is well managed diving resort and shop, pricing is very reasonable in diving and accommodation. 1500ps per diving , 1000ps for single room with a/c. Dive master was great and very knowledgeable about diving sites. Only one thing I can hardly stand was...

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Airlie Beach, Australia
Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Johan's resort for 7 days in April 2016. you get what you pay for. This place is great value for money. Where else in the world can you stay right on the sand of a beach with excellent food and the cheapest beer in Subic bay? I dove with Johan's and the boaties, Dive masters, instructors are...

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Quezon City, Philippines
Reviewed April 28, 2016

Visited Johan's for a 2 night break. First time there. The bar and restaurant area is very big, right on the beach. Their food and drink prices are very reasonable, even for a tourist location. Be warned, food portions are BIG! The rooms are also a very fair and reasonable rate, with no change peak or low season. The rooms...

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Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Perfect for those who are looking for budget friendly getaway! DIY TRAVEL: ● Victory Liner Cubao Terminal → Olongapo City = P212 ● Jeep from Olongapo City to Baloy = P7.00 ● Tricycle from Baloy to Johan's Beach Resort = P20/each ● Entrance Fee to Baloy = P50/group

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Well, it's an inexpensive Philippines beach resort--I can overlook many things on that alone. What I will NOT tollerate is piss-poor arrogant management that spends more time talking down to honest reviewers than actually fixing the problens! Yes, they are all easy fixes! We have a saying in the Philippines. If you want something bad enough, there are many ways...

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 30, 2016

We stayed here for five days, and enjoyed it immensely. The room was a bit on the small side, but I did leave it a bit late before booking for Holy Week, so mea culpa! The menu is extremely comprehensive, and excellent value for money, with plenty on the plate; we dined elsewhere only twice. The resort is right on...

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JohanDeSadeleir, Owner at Johan's Beach Resort, responded to this review

Here is the good news, we finally received the right plastic strips from USA to repair the beach chairs and beach beds. All will be repaired next week we work on them every day but there are a lot of plastics to replace.

Wuxi, China
Reviewed February 20, 2016

Went for a 4 hour snorkelling trip with Johan across to Isla Grande. Subic Bay is mostly deep water but Johan found some crystal clear water to introduce my girlfriend to the pleasure of snorkelling.. All the staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. Would definitely consider reurning to to the scuba dive training, The bar is also right on the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Description: Experience Subic Bay at Johan's Beach Resort along with friends and guests at picturesque Subic Bay. Quality air conditioned accommodation right on the beach, European and Asian cuisines, Belgian bakery and ice cream parlor, land & watersports and wreck / reef diving with internationally accredited trainers / divers. Johan's now offers 24 fully featured, quality rooms, newly built on the beach at Subic Bay.Rooms are available for all needs and budgets, from electric fan style through to air conditioned beachfront family rooms with queen size bed.We got a generator who insures your comfort during electric power interruptions.All rooms come with queen sized beds, private bathroom, hot and cold water, safe, WIFI connection and TV with DVD and flash drive connection, cable available. Internet computers are available at no cost to guests. New: We got more than 3000 movies on computer to play in the privacy of your room of a flash drive. Johan's offers European & Asian cuisines, the restaurant comfortably seats 100 with room for 200 more on the beach. Our menu contains hundreds of dishes, you're sure to find a favorite. For something different, one of our cooks can barbecue your own selection of fresh seafood or meats at your table. ... more   less 

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Address: Midway Baloy Long Beach | Barrio Barretto, Olongapo, Luzon 2200, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Central Luzon Region > Zambales Province > Olongapo
Price Range: $14 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“for fun diving is great ,”
 of 5 bubbles HappyWay2013, Jul 29, 2016 | Read review
“Book well in advance if you're planning to stay over a holiday period; it's very popular!”
 of 5 bubbles ceejayallen, Mar 30, 2016 | Read review
“Look elsewhere before going here”
 of 5 bubbles DmitriT807, Oct 25, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms close to the beach but not too close to the bar are the best. It can get really noisy at the bar at night.”
 of 5 bubbles bethueld, Jul 16, 2015 | Read review
“Keep on the ground floor, the rest is really backpacker style”
 of 5 bubbles Bustravel88, Jul 6, 2015 | Read review
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